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  • Opinion: Apple's iPhone Event: 5 Things to Watch For

    Apple's iPhone event on Tuesday is about more than just new hardware. The company is at a crossroads, with Steve Jobs out as CEO and with big changes coming to iOS via iCloud. Apple watchers will want to pay close attention, because whatever happens on Tuesday will have greater implications beyond the iPhone 5.

  • News: Reported Sprint iPhone deal sparks wild speculation, backlash to wild speculation

    A report in The Wall Street Journal today has now sparked speculation that Sprint could be the exclusive carrier for the iPhone 5.

  • News: Walmart, T-Mobile to Sell No-Contract $30 Phone Plans

    The budget smartphone market's heating up, as Walmart and T-Mobile offer $30 per month, contract-free plans with "unlimited" 4G data.

  • News: iPhone and iPad Security: The Human Element

    Tackling mobile security on a personal-business device isn't new, but it is still a very serious and present problem. Perhaps a lesson from the past holds an answer.

  • News: IPhone 5 reportedly a Sprint exclusive

    Sprint is expected to get the iPhone 5 exclusively from Apple to run over its 4G Wimax network, according to a report Monday from BGR.com.

  • News: With iPhone 5 imminent, users sell older models in record numbers

    iPhone 4 trade-in business has been very brisk at companies that buy older smartphones, an early indication of how Apple's next model will sell, the firms said.

  • News: What to expect when Apple finally 'talks iPhone' Tuesday

    For months, rumors and speculation have been obsessed with the next iPhone's hardware including the screen size, a processor upgrade, more memory, the shape of the case and even the material used for the case. But Tuesday's announcement at Apple's California headquarters is more likely to show the company's conviction that hardware is in a sense simply an "enabler" for software.

  • News: LightSquared lines up Sharp for devices

    LightSquared has lined up Sharp as its first partner to build smartphones and tablets for its planned LTE network, as the carrier stepped up its rhetoric about interference between that network and GPS.

  • Opinion: Xperia Ray Puts Your Current Camera Phone To Shame

    Sony has finally released the Xperia Ray, an unlocked Android smartphone packing an 8.1-megapixel camera.

  • News: If Sprint becomes third iPhone carrier, how much does it gain?

    If Sprint joins AT&T and Verizon Wireless in selling the iPhones, which company will have the greatest advantage? Answer: Apple.

  • News: Google CIO: Don't Fight Consumerization of IT

    In a Bloomberg Businessweek article, Google CIO Ben Fried reflects on the benefits of letting employees have their way with technology. Forrester Research agrees that IT managers should relinquish control, but not before methodically analyzing workers' wants and needs.

  • News: Samsung to disable Galaxy Tab 10.1 features

    In a bid to overturn a ban on sales of its Galaxy Tab 10.1 in Australia, Samsung has offered to disable some of the tablet's features.

  • Opinion: Can the Next-Gen iPhone Fend off Android?

    Diehard fans will buy the new iPhone, regardless of what Apple will announce on Tuesday, but unless the refresh is more substantial than expected, the company will have to work harder to fend off stiff competition from Android.

  • 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.



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