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  • News: iPhone 4S has no NFC chip

    When the Apple iPhone 4S was unveiled this week, mobile payment technology was missing from the device.

  • News: Sprint to offer unlimited data for iPhone 4S and iPhone 4

    Sprint confirmed that it will offer unlimited data plans for the iPhone 4S starting Oct. 14, but it will also sell the iPhone 4 for $99.99 with the iOS 5 upgrade starting today.

  • Opinion: Windows Phone 7, Day 27: Your Mileage May Vary

    s I start to wind down the 30 Days With Windows Phone 7 series it occurs to me that there is no single Windows Phone 7 experience. The wireless provider I rely on, the smartphone manufacturer I choose, and the specific model of Windows Phone I use could significantly impact the outcome.

  • News: Mourners flock to Apple Stores to pay tribute to Jobs

    As the sun set over San Francisco on Wednesday, locals and tourists alike traveled to the city’s flagship Apple Store on Stockton to pay their respects to the man who helped shape it all.

  • News: Five new things your device will be able to do in iOS 5

    We’ve heard a lot about iOS 5’s marquee features—the new Reminders app, Notifications, and changes to the Camera and Photos app, to name a few—both on-stage and on Apple’s iOS 5 website. But as the company hints, the iOS update arriving next week comes packed with more than 200 other improvements and hidden gems into the operating system.

  • News: Samsung compares Galaxy S II to Apple's new iPhone

    Samsung countered this week's iPhone 4S unveiling by proclaiming that its Android-based Galaxy S II is superior to the Apple device in many ways.

  • News: Video: Apple unveils iPhone 4S - raw footage

    Phil Schiller, Apple's Senior Vice President of Worldwide Marketing, announces the iPhone 4S at Apple headquarters on Tuesday.

  • News: Opinion: Are you really disappointed by the iPhone 4S? Really?

    Many voices in the media and analyst community have expressed disappointment that Apple launched only an iPhone 4S yesterday.

  • How-Tos: How to adjust the screen timeout on an Apple iPhone

    Smartphones have a screen timeout built into them, which works in the same way as a screen saver on your PC, temporarily suspending the screen or making it appear black while the device is not being used

  • News: PC Advisor's top five tweets of the week – 6th October 2011

    There's no doubt Apple's announcement about the iPhone 4S, the next iteration of its smartphone, was the most-talked about tech topic on Twitter this week.

  • News: From friends and fans, Steve Jobs tributes pour in

    As news of the death of Steve Jobs spread around the Internet, the tributes came pouring in Wednesday, crediting Apple's co-founder and chairman with -- more than once -- changing computing as we know it.

  • Opinion: Five Unique Features that Set 'Mango' Apart

    With the attention on Apple this week and the unveiling of the iPhone 5...I mean iPhone 4S, it is easy to forget about other mobile devices. But, Microsoft is pushing out "Mango" to current Windows Phone 7 users, and new Windows Phone 7.5 "Mango" devices will be hitting shelves soon as well--probably about the same time that the iPhone 4S officially launches.

  • News: Forget iPhone 4S: Nine High-End Apple Alternatives

    The iPhone 4S -- not the rumored "iPhone 5" -- was revealed this week. Apple fanatics are still predictably going ga-ga over the new iPhone, but not everyone's been bitten by the Apple bug. Here are ten comparable, high-end devices we like just as much--or more--than the iPhone 4S

  • News: Abvio fitness apps poised to make most of iOS 5 notifications

    When iOS 5 arrives next week, improved notifications highlighted by the new Notification Center feature will be among the 200 or so enhancements Apple will deliver to your iOS device. And Abvio plans to run, not walk, to incorporate iOS 5's notification improvements into its line of iOS fitness apps.

  • News: 5 Things CEOs Will Love About the iPhone 4S

    The iconic Apple iPhone got an internal makeover but not much else this week--no radical redesign, no iPhone 5 name change. Fashion-conscious consumers weren't very happy, but iPhone-toting CEOs should be pleased with the iPhone 4S. They might even cheer Apple for leaving out a flashy upgrade.

  • Opinion: New iPhone 4S: Antenna 'Death Grip' Now Slightly Harder

    Apple has changed the antenna in the new iPhone 4S so that the cellular radio in the phone can choose between two antennas, depending on which one is sending or receiving signal best. These two antennas are part of the stainless steel band that wraps around the sides of the iPhone 4 and the new 4S. On the iPhone 4 this band is split up into several antennas so that one piece does Wi-Fi, another does GPS, another does Bluetooth and still another does cellular.

  • News: FCC tells retailers to stop selling mobile phone jammers

    The U.S. Federal Communications Commission has issued warnings to 20 online retailers selling illegal mobile phone jammers, GPS jammers, Wi-Fi jammers and other signal jamming devices, the agency said Wednesday.

  • Opinion: Windows Phone 7, Day 26: Must-Have Apps for "Mango"

    One of the great things about smartphones is the wealth of apps. By downloading and installing the apps that fit my needs I customize the capabilities of the device to be uniquely suited for me. For today's 30 Days With Windows Phone 7 post I will take a look at the must-have apps to use with "Mango".

  • News: Buzz kill: Online reaction to iPhone 4S trends negative

    Over two-thirds of the online buzz Tuesday about Apple's new iPhone 4S was negative, a social media monitoring company said today.

  • News: WiFi users blissfully ignorant about real security, research finds

    New research conducted on behalf of the Wi-Fi Alliance shows that while wireless users are making strides on the security front, they’re still leaving their Wi-Fi networks too open to intruders.


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