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  • News: Up close with iOS 5: Reminders

    At its core, the Reminders app that iOS 5 introduces is a simple task-management utility, designed to look like a sheet of loose-leaf paper. It offers basic functionality for entering tasks and to-dos, mixing in geolocation fun for good measure.

  • Opinion: Apple iPhone 4S Launch Day: A Survival Guide

    If you plan to line up all night at the Apple Store to be one of the first to get the iPhone 4S on Friday, or are hoping to snag one at a small Sprint outlet that no one knows about: We've got you covered.

  • Opinion: Fake Netflix App Poses Data-Stealing Risk

    Android users have to be on the lookout for a Netflix app that looks almost exactly like Netflix's official product but carries a data-thieving Trojan instead of streaming movies.

  • Opinion: Highlights from Japan and the CEATEC Show

    The recent Combined Exhibition of Advanced Technologies trade show and the streets of Akihabara, Japan, were filled with current and upcoming eye-catching technology.

  • News: Oz denied Tab in latest round of Apple patent spat

    A judge in Australia has upheld a temporary injunction blocking Samsung from selling its Galaxy Tab 10.1 tablet computer there.

  • News: BlackBerry services "fully restored," says RIM

    It's taken them four days, but Research in Motion now says that all of its data services have been full restored for all users.

  • News: iOS 5 Update: Top Headaches and How to Fix Them

    The iOS 5 launch produced reports of numerous errors, as Apple's servers were overwhelmed by the demand and users experienced instances lost data and apps or bricked devices after installing the update. Trending topics on Twitter, Google and elsewhere were dominated by the likes of "error 3200," which was one of the most commonly reported problems.

  • News: BlackBerry service fully restored; outage cause still unknown

    BlackBerry service is fully restored for 70 million customers worldwide after three days of outages, Research in Motion announced today.

  • News: Battle between Samsung and Apple heats up

    The legal battle between Apple and Samsung has reached fever pitch, with Apple getting an injunction to stop the sale of the Galaxy 10.1 tablet in Australia as Samsung launches new versions of its smartphones to keep them on sale in the Netherlands. Both companies are also preparing for a hearing in California scheduled for Thursday.

  • News: Many users complain of broken iOS 5 upgrade process

    Many iPhone users are finding they can't finish their upgrade to iOS 5, and speculation is that the Apple servers handling the downloads are overwhelmed by the demand.

  • News: RIM founder apologizes for BlackBerry outages

    Research in Motion founder and Co-CEO Mike Lazaridis today http://www.computerworld.com/s/article/9220798/RIM_BlackBerry_email_back_Messenger_online_ to millions of customers hit by three days of global BlackBerry service outages.

  • News: Where to Snag an iPhone 4S on Friday

    Looking to buy an iPhone 4S in person on Friday after reading some of the glowing reviews it has racked up? Your instinct might be to show up extra-early at your local Apple Store, but other strategies could save you some time.

  • News: BlackBerry Blackout Continues: RIM Says 'Sorry'

    It is day four of a global BlackBerry outage and Research In Motion can't say when the blackout affecting millions of users will end. The company’s founder Mike Lazaridis apologized on Thursday in a video message to BlackBerry users, saying services "are returning to normal” in parts of the world, but he wasn’t able to say when they will be fully restored.

  • News: Up close with iOS 5: Twitter integration

    Nestled alongside the flashier new features in iOS 5 is a smaller, subtler addition—deep integration with the Twitter microblogging service. Twitter has always teamed up nicely with Apple’s iOS devices, as evidenced by the array of third-party Twitter clients available via the App Store. With iOS 5, the ties run even deeper, as you can now tweet photos, links, and more from wherever you happen to be at the time.

  • News: Wireless Devices Outnumber US Population, Survey Says

    The number of wireless devices in the United States has surpassed the country’s total population, according to a CTIA survey, meaning there’s more than one wireless device per person.

  • News: Apple releases iOS 5; firmware features some 200 improvements

    Apple has released iOS 5 for its smartphones and tablets, bring about 200 improvements and refinements to the latest iteration of its mobile operating system.

  • News: RIM's Mike Lazaridis apologises for BlackBerry outage

    Research In Motion's president and co-CEO apologized to users Thursday for the service outages on the Blackberry network since Monday across a large swath of countries including the U.S. and Canada.

  • News: O2 to trial VoIP service that uses a smartphone's Wi-Fi

    O2 is to trial a Voice over IP (VoIP) service that will allow its customers to make calls over Wi-Fi networks from their smartphones.

  • News: What's new in iOS 5: InfoWorld's quick guide

    Start here to learn the most useful new features and enhancements for your iPad or iPhone

  • News: China's Huawei aims to build an iconic phone brand

    Phone design in China is done much like being served snake, chicken, fish and frog when eating a single meal in the country, according to Hagen Fendler, the chief design director for handsets at Chinese smartphone maker Huawei.



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