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  • How-Tos: Tips for taking great smartphone photos

    You probably don't carry your fancy-pants DSLR camera with you all the time, but your smartphone--along with its built-in camera--is in your pocket everywhere you go. That's why these days the most popular camera used to upload photos to Flickr isn't a camera at all, but the iPhone.

  • Opinion: Rumors of Sept. iPhone 5 Launch Now Shift to Oct.

    If you were holding out for an iPhone 5 launch in September, you might be disappointed. A report from All Things D's John Paczkowski claims earlier rumors that the iPhone 5 will be unveiled in mid-September are bogus, quoting instead "sources with knowledge of the situation" saying the next-generation iPhone will be an October surprise.

  • News: Nokia drops letters for phone names, goes to just numbers

    Nokia has decided that its one-letter naming convention plus a model number for its phones isn't keeping up with the times. The Finnish phone maker said in a blog post on Monday that it will now use just numbers, calling its latest smartphone the "500."

  • News: Black Hat roundup: Let the electric-shock craziness begin

    Ready to power on next week, the annual Black Hat Conference in Las Vegas promises to be the high-voltage event it has been in the past where security experts tear apart any naïve hope that there's really anything secure at all that was ever made by the high-tech industry.

  • Opinion: iPhone Aftermarket Emerges as Updates Loom

    Yearning for the next iPhone but unsure what to do with your current, soon-to-be-outdated model? Not to worry -- plenty of gadget buyback options are available to give you enough cash to pay an early termination fee or snatch up that new, shiny iPhone you desire.

  • Opinion: Google TV More Enticing After Set-Top Box Price Slash

    It may be a good time to bring Chrome to your living room HDTV if you haven't already. That's because Logitech, a maker of mice, webcams and other computer peripherals, is slashing the price of its Revue Google TV set-top box to just $99, down from $249.

  • Opinion: Great Timewasters: 5 Videos to Enhance Your Weekend

    There are a lot of videos on YouTube, and even more on other sites spread out across the Internet. So instead of searching far and wide for good trailers, how-to videos, tech reviews or what have you, just let the professionals do the work. Here are five from his catalogue to brighten your weekend.

  • News: iPhone 5 sighting claimed

    A San Francisco resident has captured images of what he claims is an Apple employee using an iPhone 5.

  • News: iPhone Remedies Communication Woes at Texas Hospital

    At Texas Children's Hospital (TCH), communication can be a matter of life and death. But with nurses spending more time at bedsides than behind workstations, the Houston-based healthcare facility was struggling "to drive effective communication between nurses, physicians and providers of care," says Myra Davis, vice president of information services at TCH. To cure its communication ailments, TCH turned to a wildly popular consumer device: the Apple iPhone.

  • Opinion: Report: AT&T May Switch to Throttling with iPhone 5

    AT&T is rumored to be changing its data plans once again alongside the arrival of Apple's next iPhone. Instead of slapping overage charges on data hogs, AT&T may switch to throttling data speeds instead, 9 to 5 Mac reports.

  • Opinion: iPhone 5: Why Rivals Should Be Worried

    Rumors and Apple go together like summer and baseball. They are virtually inseparable. One of the prevailing Apple rumors right now is that the iPhone 5 will launch sometime in September. If that rumor comes true, smartphone rivals better buckle up because it could be a bumpy ride.

  • News: iPhone 5 rumor roll-up for the week ending July 29

    Evidence, or "evidence," surfaces this week showing the Next iPhone will be either a lot like the existing iPhone or radically different. Apple moves into weapons manufacturing.

  • News: The Week in iPhone Cases: It's hot, hot, hot!

    It's time for another iPhone case roundup, Macworld’s window on the fascinating world of protection for Apple’s handsets. Sit back, relax (possibly with a cold drink or two, given the temperatures we’ve been experiencing over the past few weeks), and enjoy our latest installment.

  • News: Apple and Samsung overtake Nokia in smartphone sales in Q2

    Apple and Samsung both sold more smartphones than Nokia in the second quarter, although Nokia still sold most phones overall, market researcher Strategy Analytics said Friday.

  • News: Everything Everywhere becomes UK's leading iPhone supplier

    Everything Everywhere, the umbrella company that holds the T-Mobile and Orange mobile network operator brands in the UK, is now the country's top iPhone supplier.

  • Henge Dock for Apple MacBook makes media centre of your Mac

    Henge Dock adds USB, Ethernet and FireWire to the famously minimalist list of ports on an Apple MacBook.

  • News: Under the Gavel: Contains graphic content

    These days it seems as though every time one legal issue gets dismissed, three more spring up in its place—it’s like the Hydra of Greek myth got itself a law degree. I suppose if Hercules were around, he’d be wearing a $2000 Armani lion-skin and mucking out court rooms.

  • Opinion: Catch Notes Mobile App Collects Notes, Reminders

    One of the most critical elements of good productivity is information capture. When a commitment arises, you need to get it into your trusted system as quickly as possible. When important data pops up that relates to a task on your agenda, you need to grab it instantly in a retrievable form.

  • Opinion: Rumors Pin iPhone 5 Launch Mid-September

    Apple is reportedly prepping for a launch of the iPhone 5 sometime between September 6 and 15. According to China Times (translated via MacRumors ), suppliers are currently preparing 400,000 trial run iPhone 5 units, with an initial shipment slated at 4 million units. As the iPhone 5 features guessing game picks up steam, Apple has not formally announced anything.

  • Opinion: Nintendo 3DS Price Slashed $80

    Nintendo 3DS retail price, come on down, you're the next contestant on "the price wasn't right, so we're slashing it." Yep, Nintendo's marking the 3DS down an astonishing $80—from $250 to $170—not six months after the "no-glasses 3D" handheld launched in the U.S. on March 27th. The new price goes into effect August 12th, which I'd wager makes the 3DS a contender for "fastest post-launch price drop (by one-third) ever."



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