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  • News: Fourth beta of iWork apps for iOS 5 and iCloud released

    Apple has released the fourth beta of its iWork apps - Pages, Numbers and Keynote - for iOS 5 and iCloud.

  • News: London-based Apple fans invited to iPhone 5 launch event

    By now, you'll all know what's going to happen tomorrow at around 6pm BST - but where will you be? If you fancy a pint and a chat while taking in the news, why not join the London Mac User Group in the Wood pub in Marylebone.

  • News: Cheaper, Brazilian-made iPhone 4 spotted?

    A cheaper, Brazilian-made iPhone 4 looks to be more than just a rumour if images supposedly taken inside Foxconn's Brazil plant are genuine.

  • News: South Sudan +211 country code goes live

    South Sudan's mobile service provider, Gemtel, has tested and gone live with South Sudan's +211 dialling code. Gemtel went live with the code on October 1st, about 2 months ahead of the December 15th deadline. Major General Madut Biar Yel, the Republic of South Sudan's Minister for Telecommunication and Postal Services also announced that one other mobile operator would be switching to the country's +211 code. Zain is also reported to have launched the new dialling code . Zain operations in Sudan and South Sudan were not part of the stake sold to Bharti Airtel and later re-branded to Airtel in several African countries.

  • News: Samsung Galaxy Note to hit UK on November 17

    The Samsung Galaxy Note, which is designed to fill the gap between smartphones and tablet PCs, will hit the UK on November 17.

  • News: Samsung Galaxy S II for AT&T

    By now, you've probably gotten an earful about the Samsung Galaxy S II. This Android phone is a hit in Europe and now, after many long months of waiting, it has finally landed in the U.S. on AT&T ($200 with a two-year contract from AT&T). This version of the super thin phone has a big advantage over its sibling, the Epic Touch 4G on Sprint: It supports Near Field Communication (NFC). Other than a few other tweaks, it is fairly identical to the other Galaxy S II phones -- and that's a very good thing.

  • News: iPhone 4S name mentioned in latest iTunes 10.5 beta

    With rumours that Apple will launch two new iPhones tomorrow looking doubtful, a mention of an iPhone 4S in the latest iTunes 10.5 beta could be telling.

  • Opinion: Long live the PC

    When you feel the need for a new PC, and have less than £500 to spare, there are now some challenging choices to make.

  • News: Tablet Fire Sale: 5 Cheap Tablets

    Between the popularity of Apple's iPad and the looming threat of Amazon's Kindle Fire, times are tough for other tablet makers. But their loss is your gain, as retailers have resorted to offering deep discounts on tablets that were, in all honesty, not worth their starting prices.

  • News: HTC Investigates Reports of Vulnerability in Android Phones

    Revelations by researchers over the weekend that several HTC Android phone models contain a "massive security vulnerability" are being examined by the mobile handset maker.

  • Opinion: Windows Phone 7, Day 24: Find Your Lost "Mango"

    30 Days With Windows Phone 7: Day 24

  • News: Oops! Apple Prematurely Sends 'Welcome to iCloud' Email

    Apple is showing it isn’t easy keeping a lid on the latest iteration of its popular iPhone and mobile operating system.

  • News: Apple iPhone 5 launch could have a negative effect on businesses

    The launch of the Apple iPhone, the next iteration of Apple's smartphone is highly-anticipated by consumers around the globe.

  • Video: Video: Japan to get 110 Mbps mobile network

    Softbank, will launch a data network that will deliver downloads of up to 110 Mbps in November 2011,

  • Feature: Best iPhone apps: Five free medical apps

    There's hundreds of apps for smartphones that let you monitor your health, as well as offering helpful advice should you need to administer First Aid or look after yourself.

  • How-Tos: How to adjust haptic feedback on a Google Android 2.2 device

    Haptic feedback is a useful function on touchscreen smartphones as it alerts the user their command on the handset has been recognised and processed through vibration.

  • News: Massive Security Vulnerability in HTC Android Phones Claimed

    Security researchers say they've uncovered a flaw in several smartphone models produced by HTC that gives any application that has Internet access the keys to a trove of information on the phone, including e-mail addresses, GPS locations, phone numbers, and text message data.

  • News: Microsoft gets $444 million windfall from Android patents

    Google’s Android could be making arch-rival Microsoft a cool $444 million (£285 million) in patent levies, a Goldman Sachs analyst has estimated, and not much short of what it makes from its own Windows Phone OS.

  • News: Apple competitors need a long-term strategy - analyst

    Apple's competitors need to stop taking a short-term approach to fighting Cupertino and develop a long-term strategy, according to one analyst.

  • News: Remains of the Day: Die another day

    Psystar is determined to drag its court case all the way to the top before failing; the Apple TV may be about to kick off its continental tour; and we bid a fond adieu to a bygone era of gaming. The remainders for Friday, September 30, 2011 would like to ask for a moment of silence.



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