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  • News: Free LA Noire short stories eBook on iTunes

    An anthology of short stories written for and inspired by the fictionalised events of LA Noire will be available as a free download for a limited time on the iTunes Store in Australia. The collection of stories can be downloaded through iTunes, or on the iBooks app on iPhone, iPad and iPod touch.

  • News: iOS 5 finally gets custom notification tones

    Apple this morning unveiled the latest version of its mobile operating system, iOS 5, particularly focussing on an overhauled notifications system, an 'iMessage' service, wireless syncing, a 'Newsstand' app, and built-in Twitter integration. However, one of the 200 new iOS 5 features overlooked by many media outlets is custom notification tones for SMS, e-mail and voicemail sounds. Hurrah!

  • Opinion: Move Over RIM, iOS 5 and iCloud Just Took The Market

    Apple pulled back the curtain on day one of the Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) to share details of the upcoming iOS 5 update and new iCloud service. If they deliver as promised, iOS 5 and iCloud will change mobile computing, and replace RIM as the de facto mobile platform for business.

  • SanDisk Sansa Fuze+ MP3 player sees red

    SanDisk has given its Sansa Clip and Sansa Fuze+ MP3 players a makeover, prompting e-tailer AdvancedMP3players to carry the product line

  • Opinion: Microsoft to Launch Live TV Streaming on Xbox 360

    Today at E3, Microsoft revealed plans to bring live streaming television to its Xbox Live entertainment platform this fall. Microsoft said it was partnering with companies in the U.S. and abroad to provide a variety of television content, but the company didn't announce any partners at the event.

  • News: With iOS5, Apple Mostly Plays Catch-Up

    When it's released this fall, iOS 5 will be a major update to Apple's mobile operating system. But it won't be very revolutionary. Rather than introduce innovations, Apple will mostly fill in iOS's holes by borrowing features already found on other mobile operating systems, or correcting longtime annoyances.

  • Opinion: Sprint Tells Pricing, Availability for HTC EVO 3D, EVO View 4G

    Sprint today announced the pricing and availability for two of HTC's most anticipated products on Sprint's 4G network: a glasses-free 3D smartphone, the HTC EVO 3D, and HTC's 7-inch tablet, the HTC EVO View 4G.

  • News: Sprint expands Evo brand with tablet, '3D' smartphone

    Sprint is trying to replicate the hit it scored last summer with the HTC EVO 4G smartphone by expanding the brand to both a tablet and a new "3D" smartphone.

  • News: iPhone 5G scam targets Windows systems

    Spam email messages using an iPhone '5G' as bait could seriously affect the health of your Windows systems, though Mac OS and iOS users needn't worry.

  • Opinion: Details of Motorola's Droid 3 Leaked

    Thinking about snatching up a new Motorola Droid? If so, hold off. Motorola's yet to be announced Droid 3 smartphone was allegedly spotted over the weekend in a number of leaked tutorial videos that reveal the phone is set for a significant update compared to the Droid 2.

  • News: WWDC 2011: Keynote Preview

    The Apple rumor mill is in high gear with only a few hours left until Steve Jobs kicks off the keynote speech at Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference on Monday. The company has already said it plans to talk about Mac OS X 10.7 "Lion," iOS 5 and a new cloud service called iCloud, but nobody knows for sure what surprises each new product will offer users. Apple has already previewed OS X Lion and developers have had beta versions of the new OS for several weeks. However, there is a rumor that Lion could be available for purchase as early as next week via the Apple Store and, reportedly, the Mac App Store.

  • News: iPhone 5 Phishing Attack Preys on WWDC Hype

    Perhaps you've heard about a little event going on this week called the Worldwide Developers Conference? Attackers are preying on the frenzy of hype around the Apple WWDC to launch new phishing scams "announcing" the iPhone 5G.

  • News: HTC Evo 3D 'glasses-free' smartphone, Evo View tablet coming June 24 to Sprint

    Sprint said it will start selling an HTC 4G tablet and the Evo 3D smartphone on June 24.

  • News: The Week in iPhone 4 Cases: Got bling?

    It’s time for another iPhone case roundup, where we gather up the latest in iPhone protection. As always, this installment brings you a variegated selection from the world of portable telephonic protection—we’ve got a little bit for everybody.

  • News: Apple's plans for Mac OS X Lion, iOS 5 -- and iCloud

    At its developer conference, CEO Steve Jobs reveals what's next for its desktop and mobile OSes, plus previews its new cloud service

  • News: How Windows 8 Will Challenge Enterprise IT

    Windows 8 will work on more devices, which will create complications for enterprises as the consumerization of IT gathers steam. The major challenges: hardware and application incompatibility and Windows upgrade fatigue.

  • News: Apple developer's conference: What to expect for iOS, cloud services

    Apple this week sketched out the main announcements for the company's annual Worldwide Developer Conference, which starts Monday in San Francisco. It's all about software, but many of the details are still not known, so there's plenty of speculation.

  • Opinion: Turn Dropbox Into a Jukebox for Your iOS Device

    Dropbox--is there anything it can't do? Regular readers know of my fondness for the online storage service, which is fantastic for keeping files in sync across multiple devices and making cloud-based backups. But it turns out Dropbox is also part jukebox, at least when you pair it with BoxyTunes.

  • How-Tos: Personalize Your Android Phone

    I'll admit it: I think the base version of Google's Android platform is a little rough around the edges--especially when compared with the iPhone, which not only "just works," but is beautiful too.

  • News: Adobe: Row with Apple over Flash is over

    Adobe CEO Shantanu Narayen has said that his company's row with Apple over the lack of Flash on the iOS platform is 'over'.



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