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  • News: Report: Japan KDDI to sell iPhone 5 from next year

    KDDI, which runs Japan's second-largest mobile carrier, will offer the iPhone 5 from early 2012, ending Softbank's monopoly of the device in Japan, the country's largest business newspaper reported Thursday.

  • Opinion: Facial Recognition: Facebook Photo Matching Just the Start

    The Internet was in an uproar earlier this year following Facebook's launch of facial recognition software for its photo services, enabling users to identify their friends in photos automatically--and without their permission. Though critics described that move as creepy, the controversial technology may now be on the verge of widespread use.

  • News: Remains of the Day: Gorey details

    Does Al Gore hold the key to the next iPhone? Should we trust predictions of an early October Apple event? Will Sprint get the iPhone 5 before T-Mobile? These questions and more, addressed in a humorous fashion in the remainders for Wednesday, September 21, 2011.

  • Opinion: Windows Phone 7 'Mango' to Arrive Within Two Weeks

    Microsoft will begin delivering the new version of Windows Phone 7, code-named Mango, to its customers within the next two weeks, the company announced Wednesday.

  • News: Strangeloop enables faster downloads for Apple, Android, Microsoft smartphones

    Strangeloop is coming out with a Web-site optimizer that speeds up page builds on mobile devices based on Apple, Android and Microsoft operating systems.

  • News: LightSquared says GPS fix will cost $50-$300

    Satellite-4G carrier LightSquared said Wednesday that gear to prevent interference between its network and precision GPS gear will cost US$50 to $300 per device and it is in talks with the U.S. government about covering the cost of upgrading or replacing all federally-owned devices.

  • News: Samsung Galaxy S II Lands on AT&T October 4

    AT&T customers are getting some galactic love with the arrival of the Samsung Galaxy S II on the carrier’s “4G” HSPA+ network. The Samsung Galaxy S II has been out in Europe for a few months now and the Sprint version, the Epic Touch 4G, has been out since September 16.

  • News: AT&T to sell Samsung Galaxy S II for $200 on Oct. 2

    AT&T said it will sell the Samsung Galaxy S II, a 4G smartphone, for $199.99 starting Oct. 2.

  • News: Google Wallet full download delayed until Friday

    Even though Google said its Google Wallet app was available Monday, it won't be installed over-the-air to all Nexus S 4G customers until Friday night.

  • News: Apple to unveil iPhone 5 on Oct. 4, says report

    Apple will launch the next iPhone on Oct. 4, a technology blog said today, citing what it called "sources close to the situation."

  • News: Apple iPhone 5 Release Looms, iPhone Trade-Ins Skyrocket

    Although Apple hasn't announced a release date for the iPhone 5, existing iPhone owners are already selling their handsets in anticipation.

  • News: LightSquared claims solution to GPS interference

    LightSquared said Wednesday it has an affordable solution to interference between its 4G network and GPS systems and will have working units available for tests planned by the U.S. government in the coming months.

  • News: AT&T Unveils Global Text Messaging Plans

    AT&T has introduced two new messaging packages aimed at international travelers who roam on other networks. The bundles allow for not only text messages while abroad, but also include photo and video messages for one low monthly rate.

  • News: Apple reportedly unveiling next-gen iPhone on Oct. 4

    The much anticipated introduction by Apple of its next-generation iPhone, possibly the iPhone 5 or iPhone 4GS, is reportedly going to happen on Oct. 4.

  • Opinion: Hacker Creates Makes iOS Look Like OS X Lion

    Do you happen to be one of those people that really love Mac OS X Lion? Or perhaps, on the other end of the spectrum, you feel Lion's a bit too much like iOS? Well, now it's more than just similar, because if you happen to have an iPhone or iPod Touch, you can now make sure that Lion never leaves your side, with a bit of clever hacking.

  • Opinion: Windows Phone 7, Day 19: Diving Into the Office Hub

    Today I am continuing the conversation from Day 18 about productivity on the go with a "Mango" smartphone. The Office Hub in Windows Phone 7 sets the device apart from the competition as a platform for mobile productivity.

  • News: The Week in iOS Accessories: Now we're cookin'!

    This week's roundup of accessories for your iPhone, iPad, and iPod includes a number of new speaker systems, as well as options for charging your i-devices, using your iPad in the kitchen, and mounting your tablet on your hand or leg.

  • News: Adobe Flash Player 11 Will Have an Eye on Gaming

    Adobe Flash may be losing ground online to HTML 5 with Web developers and companies such as Apple and Microsoft, but that hasn't stopped Adobe from innovating on its still ubiquitous online video platform. The company has announced that the final versions of Flash Player 11 and Air 3 will be released in early October after being available as a public beta since July. The next Flash platform includes a new hardware-accelerated 3D rendering engine called Stage 3D that the company says is 1,000 times faster than Flash Player 10.

  • News: Nvidia's Quad-Core Kal-El Chip Packs Hidden 'Companion' Core

    Nvidia today unveiled the technical specs for its upcoming "Kal-El" quad-core mobile processor. The world's first mobile quad-core chip actually has a secret fifth core, which the company refers to as a "companion core," to handle less demanding tasks like Web browsing. By including this extra core, Nvidia says you can expect better energy savings and performance on tablets or smartphones.

  • Opinion: Many People Still Don't Know Windows Phone 7 Exists

    If Microsoft wants to compete with the iPhone and the gazillion-plus Android handsets in the smartphone market, it's probably going to have to beef up its already sizable marketing budget for Windows Phone 7.



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