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  • News: Intel to make a major mobile push at show

    Intel will make a major mobile push at the upcoming Consumer Electronics Show, where it will likely announce smartphone customers and show off a Windows 8 tablet with its upcoming Atom chip code-named Clover Trail, a person familiar with the company's plans said.

  • News: AT&T Expands 4G LTE Network to 11 Cities

    For many wireless users, Verizon's LTE service is no longer the only game in town. AT&T announced earlier today at an investor conference that it has launched 4G LTE mobile data service in 11 new cities, bringing its total LTE footprint up to 26 markets and 74 million customers, the carrier says.

  • News: Google Tablet: Will it Bring Down the Kindle Fire or iPad?

    Google may be working on its own tablet, but no one knows whether that device will compete with the iPad or go after the Kindle Fire, as DigiTimes suggested in a report. According to the Taiwanese site, officials in Google’s supply chain believe the company is targeting the Kindle Fire with its own 7-inch $200 tablet running on Android 4.0.

  • News: AT&T adds 11 cities to 4G LTE network

    AT&T announced Thursday it has rolled out 4G LTE services to 11 more markets, including New York City, Los Angeles and San Francisco.

  • News: If William Shakespeare wrote an Apple rumor blog

    Let's face it: The state of iPhone and iPad rumors is parlous, petty and paltry, where bad writing and punditry drives out the good.

  • News: Samsung Galaxy Note: 1 Million Units of 5.3-Inch Device Shipped

    Samsung’s Galaxy Note, the smartphone with the 5.3-inch screen, seems to have struck a nerve with customers because one million of the devices have been shipped to retailers in the two months since its release.

  • News: Apple pays $5 million to settle Elan patent lawsuit

    If patent infringement lawsuits are the soap operas of the tech industry, the news that Apple has paid out $5 million as part of a settlement to Taiwanese company Elan Microelectronics might qualify as a “shocking twist.”

  • News: Acer Icona Tablet to Sell for $329

    Acer is firing a shot in the tablet price wars with the Iconia A200, a 10-inch tablet that goes on sale for $329 this month.

  • News: Sprint set to sell white Galaxy S II Epic 4G Touch on Sunday

    Sprint announced it will sell the Galaxy S II Epic 4G Touch in a frost white color starting on Jan. 8 for $199.99 with a new two year plan.

  • News: The Week in iOS Accessories: CES preview

    Next week is the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, and accessory makers are already releasing details of new products they'll unveil at the annual gathering. This week's roundup of new iOS accessories features a number of CES-preview products that have caught our eyes.

  • News: Ice Cream Sandwich MIA? Only on 0.6% of Android Devices

    A wave of devices running Google's latest Android flavor, Ice Cream Sandwich, may be expected at the upcoming Consumer Electronics Show, but ICS is currently active on just 0.6 percent of all Android devices worldwide. The latest Android distribution numbers are based on Google's count of devices that have accessed the Android Market over a 14-day period that ended Tuesday.

  • News: Screens for iPhone and iPad

    The idea of a VNC client on a touch screen device can seem a bit daunting. Tapping, after all, is not the same as clicking something with a mouse, and tapping and dragging on a touchscreen can be unnecessarily painful if you’re trying to control a remote computer. In the event that someone, somewhere needs my help, I’ve tried several VNC apps for iOS in an effort to avoid hauling my Macbook Pro everywhere. Most of these apps are clunky and unreliable, but Edovia’s Screens for iOS is the exception: It offers some unique features that make connecting to and controlling remote computers from an iOS device nearly painless.

  • News: Broadcom to unveil four faster Wi-Fi chips

    The International Consumer Electronics Show next week may be a major launchpad for a new, faster generation of Wi-Fi that goes about three times faster than current gear, with at least one major silicon vendor announcing and demonstrating a set of chips for the IEEE 802.11ac standard.

  • News: LogMeIn launches free remote access iPhone app

    LogMeIn has launched a free version of its popular remote access app for iPad and iPhone.

  • News: Android app store hits 400,000 apps mark

    The official Google Android app store has more than 400,000 apps available for download.

  • News: LogMeIn Ignition goes free

    Remote access app for iOS moving to a new freemium model.

  • News: Comcast cable customers to get access to WatchESPN app

    The long national nightmare of sports-loving Comcast cable subscribers is about to come to an end. The cable provider announced a long-term content deal with Disney on Wednesday. Amid the details of new cable channels and on-demand content was this tidbit: Comcast's Xfinity TV customers will soon get access to Disney-owned ESPN's WatchESPN app.

  • News: Verizon sells 4.2 million iPhones in fourth quarter

    A few months ago, Apple's Tim Cook said he was confident that the company would set an all-time record for iPhone sales in its first quarter (financial results for which will be announced on January 24). If carrier partner Verizon's recently released fourth quarter figures are any indication, that prediction is looking pretty solid: The cellular company more than doubled its iPhone sales from the previous quarter, with 4.2 million new handsets in customers' hands.

  • News: Apple sets China's iPhone 4S launch for Jan. 13

    Apple today announced it would start selling the iPhone 4S in mainland China a week from this Friday -- Jan. 13.

  • News: Judge rules on contested evidence in Oracle-Google case

    Oracle and Google have both won and lost in a number of their efforts to keep evidence out of the upcoming trial in Oracle's lawsuit against Google over the Android mobile OS. At issue is whether Google has infringed on Oracle's intellectual property rights by using Java without properly licensing it.



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