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  • News: Mozilla confirms Firefox mobile operating system for 2013

    Mozilla has confirmed details of its Firefox mobile operating system which it plans to launch next year.

  • News: Happy 5th birthday, iPhone!

    The Apple iPhone turns five years old today. Since it was launched on 29 June 2007, Apple's vastly popular smartphone has turned the telecoms industry upside down - not to mention the worlds of gaming and software development.

  • News: iPhone 5 will dominate 2013, Mac to become 'major contributor', analyst

    Apple will dominate the smartphone market in 2013, according to an analyst who claims when the iPhone 5 launches this autumn it will incorporate 4G LTE connectivity like that in the iPad 2. The analyst also notes that the Mac should benefit from "new market penetration opportunities" and become "a major contributor" to Apple's bottom line.

  • News: The Apple iPhone at 5: a potted history

    The iPhone is five years old today. That's right: it was only five years ago that Steve Jobs turned the technology world upside down with his company's take on the smartphone. It feels like it's been around forever.

  • News: Reviewing the iPhone review -- 5 years later

    It's five years since the original iPhone launched (in America at least -- we had to wait till November in the UK) and we thought it'd be interesting to look at our original review of the iPhone, and see how our predications passed.

  • News: Analyst Gene Munster gives Apple's Siri a grade D for accuracy

    Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Munster has put Siri to the test, asking his iPhone 1,600 questions in total to find out how accurate the 4S's personal assistant is.

  • News: Apple gives MobileMe users an extension

    There is no need to panic if you hadn't moved your MobileMe account to iCloud before Apple closed MobileMe on Sunday night. Apple has extended the opportunity to move accounts to iCloud, download photos from Gallery and download files from iDisk, but only for a "limited time". However, the company hasn't specified when the extension to the deadline will end.

  • News: The average iOS customer is worth $1,000 to Apple - analyst

    A new study has highlighted the loyalty of iPad and iPhone users, who are so unlikely to switch from Apple's iOS to another platform that an analyst believes they are worth almost $295 billion (£188 billion) cumulatively, which is more than half of Apple's current market cap.

  • News: Apple mobile market share grows on strength of iPhone, iPad

    Five years after the iPhone debuted, Apple commands a one-third share of the smartphone market. And the one-two punch of the iPhone and iPad have combined to help iOS dominate competing mobile operating systems with a two-thirds share of the market.

  • News: Researchers find new malware in Android Ice Cream Sandwich

    A research team at North Carolina State University led by Professor Xuxian Jiang recently announced that a security flaw in Android Version 4.0.4 and below could exploited by a rootkit with relative ease, according to an official university research blog post.

  • News: ComScore: Samsung top in mobile phones, Android in mobile platforms in US

    Samsung and Google dominate the U.S. markets in mobile phones and smartphone operating systems, respectively, according to new data from the analytics company comScore.

  • News: AT&T to sell Galaxy S III in stores on Friday for $200

    Two weeks after online orders of the Samsung Galaxy S III smartphone reached some AT&T customers, the carrier said the new smartphone will finally be available in its stores on Friday for $199.99 and a two-year contract.

  • Opinion: How to Take Better Photos With Your Phone

    Flickr users upload close to 100 million photos to the photo-sharing site each month--and according to Yahoo, the iPhone continues to be the most common "camera" they use to upload all those photos. As more people leave the digital SLR--and even the point-and-shoot--at home, it's worth taking a look at how to get better photos from a smartphone. A few weeks ago I shared my five favorite iPhone apps, so this week I'll run through four handy tips for taking better smartphone photos. (If you have an Android handset, check out top photo apps for Android.) Consider the following to be bonus tips that complement my [

  • News: SF Giants CIO: Security, cost challenges in BYOD

    As the use of mobile devices proliferates, the CIO of the San Francisco Giants, Bill Schlough, is trying to keep office workers and baseball fans connected while grappling with bandwidth, cost and security challenges.

  • News: RIP, BlackBerry

    Alas, poor BlackBerry, I knew it well. Apologies for quoting Hamlet, but it seems appropriate.

  • News: The nontrackable cashless future isn't here yet -- but it's just within reach

    As debit, pre-charged, and credit card transactions become more and more ubiquitous, it's worth exploring the question: what would a cashless society technologically look like?

  • News: Droid Incredible hits Verizon shelves Thursday for $150 after rebate

    Verizon Wireless said the HTC Droid Incredible 4G LTE smartphone will be on its store shelves exclusively on Thursday for $149.99 after rebate and with a new two-year agreement.

  • News: Smartphone Survey: iPhone is tops among Network World readers

    The Apple iPhone was the runaway winner in Network World's exclusive online survey of reader smartphone preferences, with 42% of 638 respondents saying that they currently own one.

  • News: Firefox OS Devices Coming To Sprint

    Firefox maker Mozilla announced Monday that Sprint, along with six other carriers worldwide, will be among the first mobile operators to support Mozilla's HTML5-based mobile OS.

  • News: iPhone 5 faces a "battery challenge"

    A new iPhone 5 report suggests that only 30 percent of the battery volumes produced currently meet Apple's standards.

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