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  • News: The 6 Best New iOS 6 Features for Business Users

    It's official: Apple iOS 6 is coming this fall," and with it some 200 updates and improvements. Although there's nothing I'd call revolutionary (to me the updates seem more akin to iOS 5.5), Apple has baked in plenty of good stuff for business users -- starting with its homegrown Maps app, which is good news for iPhone owners but bad news for GPS-app developers.

  • News: Apple unveils new, thin MacBook Pro, iOS 6, and more OS X features

    Software focus is on more commonality across iOS and OS X, as well as moving Siri into cars

  • News: Apple announces homegrown mapping service for iPhone, iPad

    Apple on Monday announced that it was developing a new mapping service from the ground up, with the company doing the cartography by itself.

  • News: Apple unveils iOS 6

    Apple on Monday took the wraps off iOS 6, the next version of the operating system that powers the iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. Senior vice president for iOS software Scott Forstall told the developers and press in attendance that iOS 6 includes 200 new features, including Siri enhancements and Facebook updates.

  • Opinion: Dual Core Processors Wasted on Android, Intel Claims

    Current versions of Google's Android operating system for smartphones make woeful use of their dual core processors, according to an Intel executive.

  • News: Siri to get new features, iPad support with iOS 6

    Apple had plenty to say about Siri, its voice-driven personal assistant, during the company's Worldwide Developers Conference keynote Monday. Siri will have a starring role in iOS 6, the next version of the operating system that powers the iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. And it's moving beyond just the iPhone 4S to the latest version of Apple's iPad.

  • News: WWDC: Tim Cook runs down the numbers

    The app ecosystem surrounding Apple and its products has "become an economy in and of itself," Apple CEO Tim Cook said Monday in his WWDC keynote speech.

  • News: Apple and Google use 'spy planes' for 3D maps

    Apple is rumoured to announce its own 3D maps with iOS 6 later today which reportedly uses 'spy planes' to take close up images.

  • News: Google's Sub-$250 Nexus 7 Tablet Coming Late June, Report Says

    An Asus representative confirmed Google will announce a Nexus-branded and Asus-built 7-inch tablet at the end of the month with a sub-$250 price tag.

  • News: Adult video content on tablets to triple by 2015

    Fueled by an increasing number of tablet computers, the number of users of adult video content on tablets is expected to triple by 2015, Juniper Research said Monday.

  • News: The Last Preview

    Another day, another Apple Worldwide Developers Conference preview – but it’s the last, because today we finally get relief from the whirlwind of rumors and expectations of Apple announcements. At last the speculation will die and WWDC news will prove some fools and some geniuses. Until then, here is your last-minute rumor roundup.

  • News: Apple's mobile priorities to headline today's WWDC

    Apple's secrecy is legendary, and it only fuels the intense speculation of what the company might announce at today's opening keynote at 1 p.m. EDT at its annual Worldwide Developers Conference in San Francisco. So a more fruitful approach might be to focus on Apple's challenges and opportunities.

  • News: LG's quad-core Optimus 4X HD arrives in Europe

    The first quad-core smartphone from LG Electronics, the Optimus 4X HD, is now available for purchase in Europe, the company said on Monday.

  • News: 5 'Evil Siri' Videos That May Make You Chuckle

    You're likely familiar with the wealth of online content that pokes fun at Apple's Siri, the virtual personal assistant feature on the iPhone 4S. There's even a genre that imagines the dark side of Siri, nodding to the Terminator mentality that someday the world really will be taken over by computers. Check out these fun videos that portray Siri as a dark force -- even Apple fans have to admit the concept can be humorous.

  • News: Samsung Galaxy S3 pebble blue on sale at Phones 4U

    Phones 4U has started selling the pebble blue model of the Samsung Galaxy S3.

  • News: Over 900,000 Android devices activated every day, says Google's Rubin

    Android continues to grow, with over 900,000 devices based on the OS now being activated every day, according to Andy Rubin, who heads up development of the smartphone operating system at Google.

  • News: NTT DoCoMo turns Tower Records Japan into subisidiary

    NTT DoCoMo said Monday it will increase its share in Tower Records Japan, turning the music vendor into a subsidiary in a push to expand its line of mobile services.

  • How-Tos: How to watch Apple WWDC 2012

    Apple's worldwide developer conference (WWDC) is set to kick off today at the Moscone Center in San Francisco. The event will feature a keynote speech from Apple CEO, Tim Cook and you can watch live coverage right here at PC Advisor.

  • News: iOS6, New MacBooks Expected To Headline Apple Developer's Conference

    PC enthusiasts may want to take a vacation to an unwired remote location this week as all tech news channels will be jammed with news emanating from Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) in San Francisco.

  • News: Samsung Galaxy S3 now available in Pebble/Metallic Blue

    The Pebble Blue Samsung Galaxy S3 finally has a UK release date, following delays caused by the smartphone’s 'hyperglaze' coating, or should that be "Metallic Blue"?



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