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  • News: iPhone 5 rumor rollup for the week ending April 20

    The iOSsphere quivered with anxiety about rumored iPhone 5 delays due to chips and quivered with pleasure at the mere thought of the wondrous liquidmetal.

  • Opinion: Your Next Phone May Be Able to See Through Walls

    If you think it's difficult now avoiding embarrassing moments from being captured in a snapshot or video by someone with a mobile phone, you haven't seen anything yet.

  • News: Did Microsoft run out of time with Windows RT?

    Microsoft may have simply run out of time with Windows RT as it tried to keep up with rivals Apple and Google, an analyst said today.

  • News: Apple defends 4G iPad branding in Australia

    Following accusations that Apple has misled its Australian customers about the new iPad’s 4G capabilities, the company has filed a defense with Australia’s Federal Court arguing that the country’s networks are mislabelled.

  • News: The Week in iOS Apps: We can be heroes

    This week’s roundup of apps is all about making stuff—movies, pictures, games, and even a better living room. What can’t your iOS device do?

  • Opinion: Samsung Galaxy S III Spied in Video (Perhaps)

    Samsung's Galaxy S III -- or something similar to it -- has been caught on camera ahead of a likely official announcement next month.

  • News: Verizon Shared Data Plans Go Live 'Midsummer'

    Verizon says it plans to launch multi-device shared data plans by midsummer. The long-anticipated offer would allow subscribers with multiple devices to pay a single monthly fee to get data access for more than one gadget. The move could be a big win for people who connect, for example, an iPad and an iPhone to the carrier's data network or some other tablet-smartphone combination.

  • Opinion: A Liquidmetal iPhone 5: What's in it for You

    As refreshed iPhone is expected in October, as Apple is said to use a material called liquidmetal to differentiate itself from the competition, according to reports. iPhone 5 rumors aside, what is liquidmetal and why build a phone out of something that sounds so strange?

  • News: The Week in iPhone Cases: Thin is in

    It’s time for another roundup of new iPhone cases, and as is our tradition, we’ve uncovered a wide variety of styles and designs. This week, we go from the very thin to the depths of the oceans, and from the courts of an NBA game to the festive atmosphere of a block party.

  • News: FCC Fights Carrier Bill Shock

    The U.S. Federal Communications Commission has launched a Web page that tracks how major U.S. mobile carriers are alerting their customers who risk exceeding monthly usage limits for voice calls, data, SMS, and international roaming. The page is part of an agreement reached between the FCC and the CTIA wireless trade association in October to help users avoid high-priced overage charges on their monthly bills.

  • Opinion: A simple fix for when your iPhone won't charge

    If your iPhone suddenly stops taking a charge, but everything else keeps working, there may be a fix. I know someone with firsthand experience of just such an issue, and can offer advice that may solve your iPhone’s charging problem.

  • News: 4G smartphones, tablets to boom in 2012

    Despite concerns on consumer demand and varied LTE standards 4G devices, such as smartphones and tablets, look set to boom this year.

  • News: HTC rejigs smartphone with TV, WiMAX, cute email for Japanese market

    HTC announced Friday a smartphone designed specifically for the Japanese market, compatible with the country's TV broadcasts for mobiles, touch payment system, and decorative emails.

  • News: Liquid metal to replace glass in next iPhone

    Apple plans to use new lightweight liquid metal for its next-generation iPhone.

  • News: Apple asks to go on trial in "inappropriate" ebook price fixing case

    Apple’s lawyer Daniel Floyd told the US District Judge preceding over the ebook price fixing case: "Our basic view is that we would like the case to be decided on the merits. We believe that this is not an appropriate case against us and we would like to validate that".

  • News: Remains of the Day: Instagone

    A high-profile user departs Instagram, Apple wants its day in court, and Greenpeace quizzes a couple of giants about their energy hygiene. The remainders for Thursday, April 19, 2012, are picture perfect.

  • Opinion: Five Tech Companies Going Green for Earth Day

    For the past 42 years, environmentalists have used the Earth Day to promote greener living and conservation. The date--Sunday, April 22 this year--has also become a popular one for companies looking to show off its environmentally-friendly products.

  • News: Rush Limbaugh, Siri, and the wrath of the technocrati

    On his Tuesday radio broadcast, conservative talk show host Rush Limbaugh described a technical problem with his iPhone and Apple's Siri voice assistant, encountered on his drive to work that morning.

  • Opinion: Is the Next iPhone Coming in October? Of Course

    It's time to place your bets: When will Apple unveil its next iPhone? Recent rumors have suggested a second-quarter debut, but that seems too early for a number of reasons--most notably that the iPhone 4S is still selling like hotcakes.

  • Opinion: $70 ARM PC Can Run Android and Ubuntu Linux

    There's been a great deal of excitement this year about tiny, cheap computers such as Cotton Candy and Raspberry Pi, and no wonder: Linux-powered devices like these are nothing short of a computing revolution, both for the way they make technology more accessible to those who wouldn't otherwise be able to afford it, and for lowering the cost of innovation and experimentation for everyone.

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