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  • News: Apple issues iOS 5 beta 6

    Apple has released the sixth beta of the forthcoming mobile operating system, as well as new iTunes, Apple TV Software and iWork for iOS betas

  • News: Apple 'owns' tablet supply chain, others can't compete

    Apple is making it impossible for other tablet manufacturers to do business because it has exclusive rights to the latest and greatest technology breakthroughs. As a result, HP wasn't able to compete with Apple in the tablet market, according to a report.

  • News: 4G LTE code found in iOS 5 beta

    4G LTE test code has been uncovered in recent beta builds of iOS 5

  • News: iOS 5 beta 6 jailbroken

    Just two days after it was issued, hackers have jailbroken the latest beta of iOS 5

  • News: iPhone 5 battery leak

    iPhone parts supplier TVC Mall has posted images of what it claims to be iPhone battery, camera lens, and earphone audio jack flex cable.

  • News: Apple orders key iPad 3 components - report

    Apple has ordered key components such as chips and display panels for the next generation iPad, according to inside sources.

  • News: MP3tunes wins some, loses some in EMI suit

    In a decision that has implications for online locker services, a federal judge in New York gave on Monday a partial victory to MP3tunes, a company that runs an online music storage service.

  • Opinion: Lego Milling Machine Creates Amazing 3D Sculptures

    A few months ago, we wrote about a Kinect hack that allowed you to pose in front a Microsoft Kinect and then the pose be printed in 3D on a piece of foam. Since then, 3D printing has got more fascinating (mmm, chocolate), but one 3D creation beats them all: the Lego milling machine.

  • News: Best Buy gives away iPhone 3GS in one-day special

    U.S. electronics retailer Best Buy is giving away two-year-old iPhone 3GS smartphones to customers who sign up for a long-term contract with AT&T, the chain's website announced today.

  • News: The decline, further decline and collapse of webOS

    WebOS wasn't really a bad operating system; it was more just an operating system that never had a purpose.

  • News: Nokia updates N8 camera functionality

    In a blog post today, Nokia has introduced an optional beta version of an update to the camera app on Nokia N8. If you've got Symbian Anna installed you can get the update from here.I downloaded the .SIS file to my computer, connected my N8 via USB cable and copied the .SIS file to the N8, then tapped on the .SIS file on the N8 with the File Manager and it installed. A restart of the N8 and the new Camera App appeared.

  • News: Microsoft pursues webOS devs, offers free phones

    Taking advantage of HP's departure from the tablet and smartphone market, Microsoft has offered webOS developers free phones, tools and training to create apps for its Windows Phone 7 platform.

  • News: Patent protection advocate calls for help in hindering Nortel patent sale

    The leader of the Open Invention Network has put out an all-call to help it fight the pending sale of Nortel's patent portfolio to a consortium of vendors led by Apple and Microsoft. Keith Bergelt, CEO of OIN, wants developers and users to step up and share their viewpoints and stories with the Department of Justice investigating the sale. The pending sale is currently under regulatory approval but the group hopes to close the deal in the third quarter.

  • News: Smartphone Wars: Will Android and iOS Continue to Dominate?

    HP announced Thursday that it will discontinue its WebOS line of devices, which includes the HP Veer 4G, the HP Touchpad tablet and the yet-to-be-released HP Pre 3 smartphone. With the iPhone and Android phones dominating the market, is there room for another dominant operating system?

  • Opinion: How 'Glee: The 3D Concert Movie' Sold Me on 3D

    I'd had it up to here with 3D. I thought Avatar was pretty cool in 3D, I didn't mind it in Up, and I liked Step Up 3D and Tron: Legacy more than I thought I would. But now it seems as if everything except romantic comedies has mediocre 3D effects grafted on, just to (weakly) justify a more expensive movie ticket. It's enough to make a moviegoer wish Hollywood had sat on this 3D tech for a few more years--or at least rationed out its usage--until the studios had figured out how to do it right.

  • News: The Week in iPad Cases: August moon

    Summer’s end is approaching, but there's no let up in the amazing variety of cases that continue to appear for Apple’s iPad. This week’s roundup features the usual exciting mix of products that tackle the challenge of protecting your iPad while offering new ways of taking advantage of the hottest tablet around.

  • Opinion: Is Samsung Quietly Backing Away From Android?

    Google's $12.5 billion buyout of Motorola Mobility has at least one of its partners nervous. Reports surfaced this week that Samsung chairman Lee Kun-hee convened a meeting of top executives to discuss the effects of the merger on the company's business.

  • News: Glucose Monitor May Get Under Your Skin

    Researchers at the Institute of Industrial Science at the University of Tokyo have found a way to monitor glucose levels using tiny implanted wireless fluorescent sensors that glow relative to blood sugar levels. Considering that nearly 26 million people in the United States have diabetes, this is big news for those who would love to do away with bothersome finger pricks.

  • News: Is LTE 4G iPhone Coming? Signs Point That Way

    Apple watchers are getting plenty of signs the consumer electronics maker is adding LTE 4G connectivity to iPhones. But there are questions over when that might happen.

  • Opinion: File Expert Offers Wireless Sharing With File Manager

    Last week, I looked at a great free app for Android, WiFi File Explorer, which lets you share files between your phone directly over a local Wi-Fi connection. This week, I'm looking at another great app that does all that and more.



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