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  • News: Mac OS X 10.7.2 and iOS 5 Now Available

    Apple has released the long-awaited updates to its Mac and iOS operating system. Introducing iCloud to the Mac and over 200 new features to the iPhone.

  • News: RIM: BlackBerry email is operating, messenger online

    Research In Motion reported late Wednesday that email was operating, and BlackBerry Messenger (BBM) traffic was online and passing successfully in all regions where its service was previously affected.

  • News: Red Bend working on mobile virtualization

    Red Bend, which makes products for delivering over-the-air software updates, will soon offer a virtualization technology for Android devices that allows a user to have both a personal profile and a business profile on the same device.

  • News: Six strategies to build HK as the Asia IT hub

    As Donald Tsang about to deliver his final policy address, local ICT leaders gathered to highlight strategies that the chief executive should address to better support Hong Kong as Asia's IT hub.

  • News: Some users face problems upgrading to iOS 5

    Any day there's a major operating system update always contains some excitement, but Wednesday's iOS 5 release contained more surprises than some iPhone and iPad users might have hoped for. Based on reports from around the Internet--Twitter messages, posts on Apple's forums, email sent to Macworld.com--some users have run into difficulty getting Apple's iOS update to install on their mobile devices.

  • News: Remains of the Day: Bite out of the old apple

    A squabble over an iconic Apple image, a professional opinion of blogger conduct, and an explanation of Steve Jobs's choice in fashion. The remainders for Wednesday, October 12, 2011 are a 1-2-3 inning.

  • News: Virgin Mobile releases iPhone 4S plans

    Virgin Mobile has joined Telstra, Optus and Vodafone in announcing pricing and plan details for the iPhone 4S, just one day ahead of its launch on Friday 14 October.

  • Opinion: Trying Out the HTC Sensation XL

    We loved the original HTC Sensation, so I jumped at the chance to get my hands on its bigger (badder) brother, the Sensation XL. This monster phone has a 4.7-inch WVGA display and is intended to be a device for major media fiends.

  • Opinion: Did iOS 5 Delete Your Apps, Music, and Data? Here's Help

    Apple's iOS 5 is supposed to take the hassle out of updates and backups by handling it all automatically through iCloud. But to get iOS 5, you've still got to go through iTunes, and if something goes wrong, the update may erase your apps and data in the process.

  • News: Up close with iOS 5: iMessage

    Thanks to iOS 5, anyone with an iOS device can now easily keep in touch--for free!--by using Apple's new iMessage service, found within the Messages app. iMessage works without any per-message charges from cellular providers or monthly texting plans; instead, you'll send messages over your device's 3G or Wi-Fi connection.

  • News: Samsung aims for the enterprise

    As more companies allow employees to bring smartphones and tablets into work, Android device makers are building products and partnerships to secure them, and now Samsung is joining the fray.

  • News: iOS 5 Meets the Enterprise

    Get ready, CIOs! Apple unleashed iOS 5 today, which means employees using iPhones and iPads will be bringing the new operating system to work as soon as tomorrow. The good news is that iOS 5 has plenty of benefits for the enterprise.

  • Opinion: Test Driving the HTC Titan, A Mega Mango Phone

    HTC has this funny tradition of releasing gigantic phones running Microsoft's mobile OS (the HTC Touch HD and the HD7 come to mind, both of which had 4.3-inch displays). Bigger is not necessarily better when it comes to phone displays, so I'm always skeptical of phones with displays larger than 4.3 inches.

  • News: Mozilla sets its site on mobile standardization

    After helping pave the way for platform independent websites and applications, the Mozilla Foundation has set a new, and ambitious, task for itself to standardize mobile applications on the Web platform as well, according to a talk given by its chief technology officer.

  • Opinion: Hands-On With the Motorola Atrix 2

    AT&T sneakily announced a small batch of new phones this week, one of which is the sequel to the well-received Motorola Atrix--the Atrix 2. Luckily, Motorola was present at CTIA, so I managed to spend some time with their newest super-phone.

  • News: iOS 5 upgrade error reports flood Apple's support forum

    Reports of problems with the iOS 5 upgrade flooded Apple's support forum today soon after Apple released the new mobile operating system.

  • News: Up close with iOS 5: Notification improvements

    It took some time for push notifications to arrive on the iOS platform; they didn’t become a feature until the June 2009 release of what was then called iPhone 3.0. And it’s fair to say that, up until now, the feature hasn’t really been worth the wait. Push alerts—those notifications that pop up to inform you when it’s your turn in Words With Friends, your spouses birthday, or that someone messaged you on Twitter—have gone from minor annoyance to constant interruption.

  • News: The BlackBerry Outage Spreads: A Nail in RIM's Coffin?

    Android and iPhone devices were already destroying RIM’s BlackBerry market share. But the outage that has spread from Europe and Africa to North America and South America may be the final straw for millions of formerly loyal users, who previously relied on their Blackberries as a robust and ultra-reliable way for always-on push email and Web access.

  • News: Why… delays… in… video calls just might be good for you

    The next time you’re on a Google+ hangout or other video call, relish any computer- or network-based communications delays between you and the other participant. After all, such seemingly awkward and frustrating silences can actually enhance the conversation, according to research out of Ohio State University.

  • Opinion: Cool Features Your iPhone 4 Gets After Downloading Apple iOS 5

    Apple's major overhaul of its iOS operating system arrives today, but amidst the excitement comes a major concern: Will iOS 5 function properly on older model iPhones? Or will there be an added circle of bricked-iPhone hell comparable to what happened in 2010 when the iPhone 3G took on iOS 4?



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