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  • News: Look at This Friggin' Hipster-Style iPhone Case

    If nostalgia brings a smile to your face--and makes you kind of wish you still had a brick phone from the 1980s (but one with modern guts)--check out this 80s Cell Phone Case from Urban Outfitters.

  • News: iPhone 5 rumor rollup for the week ending Aug. 26

    As Hurricane Irene closes in on the East Coast, iOSsphere rumors of iPhone 5 ticked up slightly to Category 2. Fueled by hot air, rumors broke out about iPhone 5 sales starting in October, a new battery design and audio jack flex cable, new carriers, Steve Jobs' cunning PR plot, and much less.

  • News: Verizon won't offer the Galaxy S II

    Verizon won't offer the Samsung Galaxy S II smartphone, which is being introduced on other major U.S. carriers next week and could be a top contender against the coming iPhone 5.

  • Opinion: HTC's 'Omega' Windows Phone: An Early Look

    HTC is expected to introduce its first Windows Phone "Mango" handsets at a press event next week, but an official photo and details for one of the phones, the HTC Omega, have already leaked out.

  • News: Focus on smartphone, tablet screen sizes at show

    At next week's Internationale Funkaustellung (IFA) in Berlin, smartphone makers are expected to push the boundaries of the device's screen sizes, while also launching tablets and trying to accelerate the momentum for 3D-capable products.

  • News: Apple vs Samsung hits the US

    Following largely successful legal attacks in Europe Apple has moved its fight against Android, and in particular Android device maker Samsung, to the US.

  • News: How Steve Jobs changed Apple...

    Entire books have already been written on the contributions Steve Jobs has made to Apple, the company he helped found 35 years ago. In many ways, the most significant ones took place after 1997, when he returned to Apple from exile and set about to change not just the company but entire industries.

  • News: The Week in iOS Accessories: On the road again!

    This week's roundup of iOS accessories lets you take to the air, keep your hands warm, and make sure your iPhone, iPad, and iPod have all the power they need. And if you've got a long car trip planned, we've got a few gadgets to make the trip more enjoyable.

  • Opinion: RIM on the Edge: BlackBerry Risks Becoming Irrelevant

    Last week was an eventful one in the smartphone world: Google purchased Motorola Mobility, HP dropped WebOS, and--oh yeah!--Research in Motion announced the availability of its latest BlackBerry smartphones, all running the new BlackBerry 7 OS. The Bold 9900, Torch 9850, and Torch 9810 are all decent phones, but they aren’t strong enough to make RIM phones competitive once more with iPhones and Android handsets. As it continues to lose customers rapidly, RIM needs to take action at once--or BlackBerrys may go the way of [

  • News: Don't get too excited about Android apps for BlackBerry

    We're still waiting for Research in Motion to allow Android apps to run on its Blackberry PlayBook tablet, as promised last March, but a new report says these apps will eventually run on future BlackBerry phones as well.

  • News: Apple and RIM to launch cheaper phones

    Apple are poised to release a cheaper iPhone 4 in September under new CEO Tim Cook in an attempt to win over customers from their rivals, while BlackBerry have also announced plans for a more “affordable” BlackBerry Curve.

  • News: 5 Reasons RIM's BBM Music Service Will Flop

    Desperate times call for desperate measures, and desperate is just about the only word to describe RIM's new bound-for-failure cloud-based music service, BBM Music.

  • News: Google denied in latest attempt to bar controversial e-mail

    Google has received another setback in its vigorous efforts to keep a potentially damaging e-mail out of the lawsuit Oracle filed over alleged Java patent violations in the Android mobile OS.

  • Video: Video: Steve Jobs, Samsung's Galaxy ban & Microsoft lures WebOS devs - the week in tech

    Steve Jobs resigns as Apple CEO, a Dutch court bans Samsung Galaxy smartphones, Microsoft tries to lure webOS developers, Verizon Wireless announces plans for more 4G LTE networks, the US government fines Google 500 million, NASA's R2 robot comes alive in space, RIM pilots a cloud-based music service, United picks up iPads for its pilots and an app connects city goers with bike rentals.

  • News: Tim Cook Talk Leads Social Media Conversation

    The news of Steve Jobs' resignation yesterday set off a wave of online conversation, and the largest single topic of that conversation concerns Tim Cook, the Apple COO Jobs recommends as his replacement.

  • News: Remains of the Day: All about Steve

    By now, you've surely heard the news. An icon of the tech community, stepping down from the post that he's held for more than a decade, leaving the institution he helped found. I'm not sure if anything will ever be the same agai--what? I'm talking about Slashdot's CmdrTaco; who are you talking about?

  • News: Ten One releases Pogo Sketch Pro stylus

    Ten One Design started the iOS stylus craze with the Pogo Sketch; now, the company's attempting to top its previous offerings with the Pogo Sketch Pro.

  • Opinion: Two HP TouchPads With Android Surface, One on eBay

    Everyone who’s been grabbing the $99 and $149 HP TouchPads in the recent fire sale might not be stuck with HP's webOS.

  • Opinion: Love Him, Hate Him, Steve Jobs Has Transformed Your Life

    Steve Jobs is still Chairman of the Board at Apple, and he is still going to be involved in steering the iconic tech company, but he has officially handed the CEO duties over to Tim Cook. Whether you are an avid fan of Apple, or an ardent Apple-basher, Steve Jobs has had an undeniable effect on technology and the world around you.

  • Opinion: Verizon Says 'No' to Samsung's Galaxy S II Smartphone

    Verizon Wireless won't offer Samsung's Galaxy S II smartphone according to the Wall Street Journal, in what looks like a case of too many Droids.



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