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  • News: MobileMe access problems reported

    Some users of Apple's MobileMe service are reporting problems accessing their emails this morning, though others report a normal service.

  • News: Double iPhone launch claims dismissed

    An analyst has rubbished claims that Apple plans to launch both an iPhone 5 and an iPhone 4S, saying that the iPhone 3GS will remain the low-end option.

  • News: Mystery of the Missing Honeycomb Apps

    Google's much-anticipated tablet operating system, Android 3.0 Honeycomb, made its splash in late February with the launch of the Motorola Xoom. Few Honeycomb-optimized apps were available at launch, but no matter: The expectation was that they'd follow soon after. Why wouldn't they, given the ever-growing popularity of Android? But instead of an explosion of Honeycomb apps, the fuse burned down to the powder keg...and then nothing happened. Four months later, we're still waiting: The number of Honeycomb-optimized apps remains in the low hundreds. By comparison, there are over 100,000 apps optimized for the iPad.

  • News: Mobile Payments: Don't Buy into It

    If you're anywhere close to my age, you might remember the late Orson Wells making a pitch for Paul Masson saying, "We will sell no wine before its time." That boast may have been true for the vintner, but sadly it's not true in the technology industry.

  • News: Your next job: Mobile app developer?

    As market demand surges for apps to run on iOS, Android and whatever operating system will power the next wave of smart 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.

  • News: Nokia ships phones with banking application in India

    Nokia has started shipping mobile phones in India that are preloaded with its banking application, in a bid to popularize mobile banking in the country.

  • News: Apple ditches Samsung for A6 chip building

    According to Merrill Lynch analyst Dan Heyler, Apple will be using Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company to build the next generation of chips in 2012.

  • News: World of Warcraft coming to iPad, iPhone

    The popular massively multiplayer online role-playing game (MMORPG) World of Warcraft could be coming to the iPhone and iPad.

  • News: iPhone 5 production starts August – analyst

    According to a new analyst report, the next generation iPhone will go into production "mid to late August"

  • News: iPhone top smartphone in Europe with 40 per cent share

    The results paint a picture that suggests that Apple will continue its lead in the European smartphone market with 40 per cent of new buyers, followed by Android in second place with 19 per cent, Blackberry in third place with 17 per cent and Nokia with 15 per cent in fourth place.

  • News: Skype is coming to the iPad

    Skype expects the iPad Skype app to have similar success to the iPhone version which has said had a "userbase that doubled in just a month" following the launch.

  • News: The Week in iPad Cases: (Mostly) Natural edition

    We're back with another edition of our weekly iPad case roundup—this time with a heavy dose of natural materials such as bamboo, hemp, and the ever-popular leather. If you love the feel of the stuff Mother Earth has given us, well, it's your week.

  • News: Game Over: Five Reasons the iPhone 5 Will Dominate

    Apple reinvented the mobile phone, and revolutionized the smartphone when it introduced the iPhone. It has been surpassed in overall market share by the me-too, copycat Android OS, and Microsoft's Windows Phone 7 is a worthy challenger as well, but this fall Apple has an opportunity to set the bar for the industry once again, and leave the competition in the dust with the iPhone 5.

  • News: Houston's Yes schools cut costs using Aruba Wi-Fi with Lync

    The Yes school system in Houston installed a wireless network using Aruba and Microsoft gear that officials say cost far less than a traditional wired system using PBX gear.

  • News: iOS 5.0 beta 2 released

    Developers can now download the second beta version of Apple’s new operating system for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch

  • News: Apple could own 75 percent of mobile phone industry

    Asymco analyst Horace Dediu claims Apple has enough money in the bank to buy at least three-quarters of the mobile phone industry.

  • News: Mobile networks won't allow Apple iCloud streaming

    The reason iTunes in the Cloud will not offer streaming of music, despite the fact that Apple's competitors Amazon and Google do, is because of the mobile phone carriers

  • Feature: Top stories on PC Advisor - technology news, reviews and tips, 27/06/2011

    PC Advisor editors pick the day's best technology news, reviews, tips and trick

  • News: Desktop PCs: Dead as a doornail, or maybe just a fax machine

    The corporate desktop has looked the same for decades: computer, keyboard, mouse, desk phone, maybe a printer. But do these tools dominate because they're the perfect combination of technology needed for work today, or is the enterprise workplace due for an extreme makeover?

  • Video: Gadget makers show off consumer mobile, 3D and gaming devices

    At multiple consumer electronics shows in New York this week, gadget makers were showing off the latest in mobile, 3D and gaming devices, and expressing their confidence in the consumer electronics industry.



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