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  • News: 39% are disappointed Apple didn't release iPhone 5

    The result from our Poll points towards the public not being too impressed with the iPhone 4S launch.

  • News: iOS 5's Safari beats all mobile browsers in HTML5 compatibility

    A not-so-obvious improvement in iOS 5, which became available publicly today, is a major jump in HTML5 compatibility. InfoWorld saw surprising results in tests of iOS 5's Safari browser against the major mobile and desktop browsers. iOS 5 has 36 percent more HTML5 capabilities baked in than its predecessor iOS 4.3, 33 percent more than the current Android 3.2 "Honeycomb" tablet browser, and 61 percent more than the current Android 2.3 "Gingerbread" smartphone browser. InfoWorld ran the HTML5Test.com suite of HTML5 compatibility tests as part of an in-depth comparison between iOS 5 and the two Android variants.

  • News: Apple releases Find My Friends for iOS

    Can you find me now? Apple on Wednesday released Find My Friends. The app, which requires iOS 5, lets you find your friends by geolocating their iOS devices—presuming your friends have granted you access to that data.

  • News: How international is the iPhone 4S 'world phone?'

    One of the most interesting wrinkles in the iPhone 4S—which I review at length elsewhere—is its status as a “world phone.” Unlike previous generations, it supports both CDMA (Verizon, Sprint) and GSM (AT&T, the rest of the world) wireless technology right out of the box. But there are some interesting quirks to this product that may please savvy international travelers.

  • News: How to Clean Your LCD, Root a Nook, Load Linux on a Netbook

    Recently someone asked me if it was okay to spray Windex on her monitor. I think my shriek of horror startled her. It is not okay to spray Windex (or anything else) on a monitor. In fact, when it comes to cleaning an LCD screen, there's a right way and a wrong way. Let's focus on the right way. (Want to clean your whole PC? Read our nifty how-to.)

  • Opinion: iPhone 4S Garners Glowing Reviews

    The iPhone 4S is up for a great start: after one million preorders in 24 hours, reviewers gave it the thumbs up ahead of general availability on Friday. The improved camera, faster processor and Siri voice-enabled personal assistant in iOS 5 are the most talked-about iPhone 4S features among reviewers.

  • News: Apple releases AirPort Utility for iOS

    Early Wednesday, Apple released AirPort Utility for iOS. The app requires iOS 5, which is due to be released sometime later in the day.

  • News: Microsoft and Nokia push Windows Phone porting tool

    Microsoft and Nokia are wooing Symbian developers, offering them help in porting applications to Windows Phone ahead of the launch of the Finnish company's first smartphone based on Microsoft's platform.

  • News: As fix begins, worldwide BlackBerry users still have problems

    BlackBerry users Wednesday reported that problems are continuing into a third day in Europe and Asia, after Research in Motion reported on Tuesday that a fix was underway.

  • News: BlackBerry data services not working (update)

    BlackBerry users in Europe, the Middle East and Africa are now suffering a third day in a row without data services.

  • News: First Look: HTC Radar 4G with Windows Phone Mango

    Tonight at Pepcom Mobile Focus at CTIA in San Diego, I got my hands on a few Windows Phone Mango devices, including the HTC Radar 4G on T-Mobile. The Radar ships with Windows Phone Mango, Microsoft's update to its mobile platform. The Mango update has been sent to existing Windows Phone customers already, but there haven't been any phones in the U.S. that have shipped with Mango.

  • News: Facebook iPad app 'full of bugs'

    Facebook's recently-released app for the iPad has been criticised by users who claim it is full of bugs.

  • News: Vodafone adjusts iPhone 4S tariffs

    Vodafone has adjusted many of its tariffs for the iPhone 4S, in some cases cutting the up-front charge by as much as £120.

  • Feature: Best Android apps: Five free reference apps

    There's plenty to read on your smartphone, as it allows users to access to everything from your favourite paperback in the form of an eBook to breaking news on a website.

  • How-Tos: How to disable roaming on an Apple iPhone

    Being able to browse the web from your smartphone when you're on the go is a great function, whether you want to catch-up on work emails while you're on the train or simply make your friends jealous by posting pictures of how you're sunning yourself to Facebook when you're on holiday.

  • News: Remains of the Day: Hip to be square

    Heck of a week, huh? And things are only just getting started. Early iPhone 4S units have begun slipping out overseas, the iPad is dominating in the Web surfing arena, and one of the great writers of our time remembers Steve Jobs. The remainders for Tuesday, October 11, 2011 are so tired they could eat a lion. With milk.

  • News: Nukona manages mobile app by app

    Startup Nukona is taking a different tack from mobile virtualization advocates when it comes to securing and managing apps, introducing a "wrapper" for individual apps in which enterprises can apply a specific set of policies for each one.

  • News: Telstra announces iPhone 4S plans

    Telstra has released its pricing and plan details for Apple's iPhone 4S, just two days before its official launch on Friday 14 October.

  • News: RIM global outage caused by core switch failure; fix under way

    BlackBerry service delays experienced by users around the world on Tuesday were caused by a core switch failure within the RIM infrastructure, the company said late Tuesday.

  • News: Company shows off Kinect banking app

    People may soon pay bills and manage their banking by waving their hands in front of their TVs, if an application from a Lithuanian company at this week's CTIA conference proves successful.



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