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  • Opinion: BlackBerry unveils the new Curve 9360

    This is a plucky little phone and will tick the boxes of many a person around the world, but the affordable smartphone is designed to be just that, 'affordable' and because of that we were never expecting to be blown away.

  • News: Apple may tap China Mobile's 600M users with iPhone on 2G

    There are signs that Apple may soon allow China Mobile to distribute the iPhone, a deal that could give Apple a bigger share of China's mobile phone market. But Apple faces a tough choice in order to reach such a deal, say analysts: develop an iPhone specifically for China Mobile, which operates a 3G network incompatible with current models of the iPhone, or make iPhone buyers use the carrier's slower 2G network.

  • Feature: Five of the best iPhone apps for students

    With the A-Level results out, you're probably mentally gearing up for your stint at university. Here's five free iPhone apps that will help improve your student life.

  • How-Tos: How to jailbreak an Apple iPhone running iOS 4.3.3

    There are thousands of apps in Apple's iTunes app store that bring extra functionality to the iPhone.

  • Video: Video: RIM plans BlackBerry music service

    RIM is planning to launch a BlackBerry music service, but the company doesn't plan to compete with other services such as Spotify and iTunes.

  • News: Microsoft readies app submission process for Mango

    Microsoft will release a detailed overview of the Mango app submission process later on Tuesday, the company said in a blog post, as it prepares to release the first major update to Windows Phone 7.

  • News: Recession fears lead Apple to scale down iPhone orders - report

    Sources in the iPhone supply chain of iPhone claim that Apple has scaled down orders for handset parts and components.

  • News: Apple issues iOS 5 beta 6

    Apple has released the sixth beta of the forthcoming mobile operating system, as well as new iTunes, Apple TV Software and iWork for iOS betas

  • News: Apple 'owns' tablet supply chain, others can't compete

    Apple is making it impossible for other tablet manufacturers to do business because it has exclusive rights to the latest and greatest technology breakthroughs. As a result, HP wasn't able to compete with Apple in the tablet market, according to a report.

  • News: 4G LTE code found in iOS 5 beta

    4G LTE test code has been uncovered in recent beta builds of iOS 5

  • News: iOS 5 beta 6 jailbroken

    Just two days after it was issued, hackers have jailbroken the latest beta of iOS 5

  • News: iPhone 5 battery leak

    iPhone parts supplier TVC Mall has posted images of what it claims to be iPhone battery, camera lens, and earphone audio jack flex cable.

  • News: Apple orders key iPad 3 components - report

    Apple has ordered key components such as chips and display panels for the next generation iPad, according to inside sources.

  • News: RIM unveils three new BlackBerry Curve handsets

    Research in Motion (RIM) has unveiled three new smartphones in its BlackBerry Curve range.

  • News: Glassboard takes social networking private

    Sharing, as many of us we were taught back in kindergarten, is caring. But especially in this new age of social networking that shouldn't mean you should have to share with--or care about--everybody all the time. Sepia Labs's new iPhone app, Glassboard, is aimed at giving users the ability to share information with just certain people.

  • News: Best Buy gives away iPhone 3GS in one-day special

    U.S. electronics retailer Best Buy is giving away two-year-old iPhone 3GS smartphones to customers who sign up for a long-term contract with AT&T, the chain's website announced today.

  • News: The decline, further decline and collapse of webOS

    WebOS wasn't really a bad operating system; it was more just an operating system that never had a purpose.

  • News: Nokia updates N8 camera functionality

    In a blog post today, Nokia has introduced an optional beta version of an update to the camera app on Nokia N8. If you've got Symbian Anna installed you can get the update from here.I downloaded the .SIS file to my computer, connected my N8 via USB cable and copied the .SIS file to the N8, then tapped on the .SIS file on the N8 with the File Manager and it installed. A restart of the N8 and the new Camera App appeared.

  • News: Microsoft pursues webOS devs, offers free phones

    Taking advantage of HP's departure from the tablet and smartphone market, Microsoft has offered webOS developers free phones, tools and training to create apps for its Windows Phone 7 platform.

  • News: How to join the gold rush for mobile apps

    As demand surges for apps to run on iOS, Android and whatever operating system will power the next wave of smart mobile devices, companies are facing a dearth of mobile development talent. For IT professionals with programming skills, that gap represents a fresh opportunity to embark on a career makeover.



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