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  • News: Windows Phone tipped to rival BlackBerry by 2016: Ovum

    The Asia Pacific enterprise smartphone market is set for a shakeup over the next five years, with analyst firm Ovum predicting that Windows Phone handsets will make up 25 per cent of sales by 2016.

  • News: iPhone to debut on C Spire's network next week

    Last month, C Spire Wireless announced it would join the ranks of wireless carriers offering iPhone 4S coverage in the U.S. On Tuesday, the regional carrier announced that the iPhone 4S and iPhone 4 will be available on its network Friday, November 11; it also unveiled cellular pricing plans for Apple's smartphones.

  • News: Hands on with GarageBand for the iPhone and iPad

    It's no secret around these parts that we're pretty fond of GarageBand on iOS. Apple's mobile music app hits all the right notes, appealing to newbie musicians and professionals alike, offering massive amounts of functionality behind the guise of an easy-to-use interface and playful instrument designs; it's almost hard to believe the program has only been around since March.

  • Opinion: HTC Takes Top Spot in U.S. Smartphone Market

    HTC has taken the lead in the U.S. smartphone race. According to research firm Canalys, HTC had a stellar third quarter, claiming more than a quarter of the U.S. market, and shipping more smartphones than either Apple or Samsung.

  • News: Google aims to help businesses make better mobile websites

    Google is launching a new initiative called GoMo aimed at helping businesses build websites for the mobile age.

  • News: Gmail app for iOS 'on the way'

    Google is about to launch a Gmail app for the iPhone, iPad and iPod touch, it has been claimed.

  • News: Sky signs two-year corporate mobile deal with O2

    Sky TV has signed a two-year contract with O2 to support over 10,000 corporate mobile connections, covering engineers and foreign correspondents in the field, and devices including smartphones, iPads, and laptop mobile broadband connections.

  • News: HTC now top U.S. smartphone vendor

    HTC's strategy of flooding the U.S. market with lots of devices and hoping some of them hit is really paying off.

  • News: Fake iPads 'flood the market'

    Fake iPads are flooding the market as scammers look to make a quick buck out of Christmas shoppers looking for a bargain.

  • News: GarageBand for iOS goes universal, adds new features

    Happy November, iOS musicians: Apple has released a universal version of GarageBand for your iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad, and added a slew of nice new features to boot.

  • Opinion: Republic Wireless to Offer $19 Unlimited Talk, Text and Data Plan

    An upstart company named Republic Wireless will reportedly offer unlimited talk, text and 3G data for $19 a month with no contracts and no termination fees starting next week.

  • Opinion: Gmail iOS App: 8 Features for the Rumored App

    Google is on the verge of launching a native Gmail app for iOS, according to MG Siegler, giving Gmail users used to settling for the limited functionality of Apple's built-in Mail app a reason to celebrate.

  • News: Remains of the Day: No tricks, just treats

    With another acquisition, Apple now has more maps than my dad’s glovebox. (Scary!) Meanwhile, the company may allow in-store purchases coming FROM INSIDE ITS APP, its engineers are investigating the spoooooky mystery of depleting iPhone 4S batteries, and a couple more iOS technologies may show up on the Mac like, uh, free candy. Okay, look: The remainders for Monday, October 31, 2011 are getting a bit too old for trick-or-treating.

  • Opinion: iPhone 4S Battery Woes: Where is the Outrage?

    The iPhone 4S is just the latest example of a phone's battery life falling short of some users' expectations.

  • News: Google+ App for Android Gets Major Overhaul

    Google revamped its Google+ Android app Monday sprucing up the social network's mobile front door with a cleaner interface, more functions, and a promise of improved battery life. The Android app (now Version 2.1) is available for download at Android Market.

  • News: Twelve South PlugBug combines MacBook, iPad chargers

    Frequent travelers will welcome the arrival of Twelve South's newest accessory, the PlugBug. An add-on for your MacBook's power brick, the PlugBug allows you to charge a USB device--such as your iPhone or iPad--while simultaneously charging your laptop.

  • How-Tos: Updating a stubborn iPod touch to iOS 5

    A reader who wishes to remain anonymous is having some difficulty downloading iOS 5. He writes:

  • News: Apple launches iPhone 4S in Hong Kong; China next

    Apple will launch the iPhone 4S in Hong Kong, South Korea and 13 other countries on Nov. 11, with pre-orders starting this Friday.

  • News: IPhone 4S to hit Hong Kong, South Korea, more on Nov. 11

    Less than a week after Apple extended the iPhone 4S's international reach to 29 countries, the company has announced the next wave of its global expansion. On November 11, the latest model of the iPhone will go on sale in an additional 15 countries.

  • News: Safaricom offers locally hosted cloud service

    Safaricom has launched its new cloud offering by pledging to host its Mpesa mobile money service locally, aiming to reassure the market after downtimes caused by international transit-link failures.


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