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  • News: RIM starts trial of music service, launching later this year

    Research In Motion is testing a cloud-based music service around its BlackBerry Messenger, that it plans to offer commercially later this year.

  • News: Remains of the Day: Ad infinitum, and beyond

    If you thought Apple would just dash off its iPhone 5 commercial at the last moment, then you don't know Apple, my friend. Meanwhile, the Netherlands weighs in on the Apple vs. Samsung case, iTunes gains share for digital movie downloads, and Windows 8 provides more information than you require. Stay on target for the remainders for Wednesday, August 24, 2011.

  • News: Steve Jobs resigns as Apple CEO; Tim Cook takes helm

    Apple co-founder Steve Jobs has stepped down from his position as CEO of the company and Tim Cook, Apple's chief operating officer, has been named to take the helm, Apple announced Wednesday.

  • News: StackMob aims mobile cloud platform at Heroku customers

    StackMob hopes to make it easier for Heroku's customers to extend their applications to mobile phones, by adding its service as a Heroku add-on.

  • Opinion: Time Warner Cable to Bundle Slingbox for Top Subscribers

    Time Warner Cable is set to bundle a Slingbox for those who subscribe to its $99-per-month Wideband Internet service, according to a New York Times report. The cable provider would basically subsidize the total cost of the $300 device in a move to avoid litigation with cable programmers who demand extra payments for live TV streams on anything other than your TV set.

  • Opinion: Sprint Apple iPhone 5 Rumor: Five Questions

    The latest iPhone rumor is a big one: Sprint will reportedly be getting Apple's iPhone 5 along with AT&T and Verizon wireless when the phone launches in mid-October, according to the Wall Street Journal's unnamed sources.

  • Opinion: Apple Gets Ban on Samsung Galaxy S, SII, Ace Smartphones

    Despite accusations that it may have altered photos of Samsung's Galaxy S smartphones to strengthen its case, Apple has succeeded in getting a Dutch court to ban the sale of three phones that it claims are too similar to the iPhone.

  • News: Asia Pacific CE desires surveyed

    Among Chinese respondents, HDTVs were the second most cited device when considering CE purchase intentions in the next six months.

  • News: Apple to produce 58 million iPhones in Q3, Q4 2011

    Apple will post two bumper quarters for iPhone production in the second half of 2011, FBR Capital Markets analyst Craig Berger reckons.

  • News: Electricity-Harvesting Device May Put Power in Your Steps

    Two researchers at the University of Wisconsin in Madison have discovered a novel way to generate enough energy from walking to keep small electronic devices powered.

  • News: Booktrack Thinks E-Books Need Sound Effects and Soundtracks

    Have you ever wanted to listen along to the music of Beethoven as you finger-swipe through the pages of A Clockwork Orange on your iPad, or "enjoy" the novel's grisly action as audio sound effects? New York startup Booktrack is gunning for exactly this by adding musical scores and ambient noises to e-books.

  • News: Dutch court slams brakes on Samsung Android phone sales in Europe

    A Dutch court Tuesday issued a European Union-wide injunction ordering the immediate halt of sales for Samsung's Android-based Galaxy smartphones.

  • News: Samsung Galaxy S, SII and Ace ban in detail

    A court in The Hague Wednesday banned the shipping of three Samsung Galaxy smartphones to Europe as of Oct. 15, ruling that the company has infringed an Apple photo management patent.

  • News: Samsung Launches 4 Android Phones, Changes Naming Convention

    Samsung has announced four new Galaxy Android-based devices and revised the naming strategy for its whole phone lineup. The four new phones, the Galaxy W, Galaxy M Pro, Galaxy Y and Galaxy Y Pro, are the first to sport the new naming convention and all run on Android 2.3 Gingerbread.

  • News: Nokia looks to attract users with new Symbian phones

    Nokia announced Belle, an update of Symbian, along with three phones running the software, on Wednesday at an event in Hong Kong, as it tries to keep consumers interested in the OS.

  • News: Sony Unleashes New Interchangeable-Lens Camera Lineup

    In a big day for new camera announcements, Sony was one of the busiest companies of all.

  • How-Tos: Choose an underwater housing for your digital camera

    Taking pictures underwater is one of the most exciting (and challenging) photographic adventures you’re likely to undertake. When you’re playing in, on, or under the water, choosing the right equipment is critical when the only thing standing between your camera and water is a few millimeters of plastic or aluminum sealed with a sliver of an O-ring.

  • News: Apple 'to launch 8GB iPhone 4'

    Apple suppliers are building a cheaper, 8GB iPhone 4 which will be offered as a low-cost alternative to the forthcoming iPhone 5, according to reports.

  • News: SDK for Windows Phone 7.5 apps will arrive in September

    The final version of the Windows Phone SDK 7.1 will arrive at the end of September. It allows developers to take advantage of new features in Windows Phone 7.5, also known as Mango, Microsoft said in a blog post on Tuesday.

  • News: Remains of the Day: All things to all people

    Next-generation iPhone rumors are back: It'll run on Sprint! It'll have a cheaper version for the developing markets! Meanwhile, if you're reading this on your iPad in the bathroom, I just want to caution you to watch out for, uh, malware. And Samsung takes aim at one of Apple's most ardent defenders with its latest legal filing. The remainders for Tuesday, August 23, 2011 are sorry, Dave--they're afraid they can't do that.



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