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  • News: LIVE: Steve Jobs' keynote at Apple's WWDC conference

    Our colleagues over at Macworld.com will be live blogging Steve Jobs' WWDC 2011 keynote address from 6pm this evening. Simply view this page from just before 6pm for live updates and commentary from San Francisco on Apple's announcements, which are expected to include new OS software for Mac, Apple iPhone and Apple iPad, and the cloud-based storage system mooted as 'iCloud':

  • News: The Week in iPhone 4 Cases: Got bling?

    It’s time for another iPhone case roundup, where we gather up the latest in iPhone protection. As always, this installment brings you a variegated selection from the world of portable telephonic protection—we’ve got a little bit for everybody.

  • Video: Imaginary interface lets you interact with invisible phone

    Researchers at Germany's Hasso-Plattner Institute have developed 'imaginary interfaces' that allow users to interact with their phones even though they're not in front of them.

  • Video: Windows 8 preview at Computex

    Plus: Asus's Padfone, ViewSonic's multi-OS tablet and the rest of the big tech stories

  • News: Symantec launches iPhone app for Norton Online Family

    Norton, the security software brand from Symantec, has unveiled an iPhone app for its Online Family parental controls software.

  • News: Apple's plans for Mac OS X Lion, iOS 5 -- and iCloud

    At its developer conference, CEO Steve Jobs reveals what's next for its desktop and mobile OSes, plus previews its new cloud service

  • News: New Mobile App Locates Low-Cost Prescriptions

    Medco and Verizon Wireless released a mobile application that guides smartphone users to locations where they can purchase the lowest-cost prescription drugs.

  • Opinion: Can Anyone Run an App Store Correctly?

    Can you trust the "What's New" section of any app store? Probably not.

  • Opinion: Apple's Hottest New Product: An Agenda

    Let the drooling commence: Apple has a hot new product -- and it has arrived before Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference starts on June 6.

  • News: How Windows 8 Will Challenge Enterprise IT

    Windows 8 will work on more devices, which will create complications for enterprises as the consumerization of IT gathers steam. The major challenges: hardware and application incompatibility and Windows upgrade fatigue.

  • News: Apple developer's conference: What to expect for iOS, cloud services

    Apple this week sketched out the main announcements for the company's annual Worldwide Developer Conference, which starts Monday in San Francisco. It's all about software, but many of the details are still not known, so there's plenty of speculation.

  • Opinion: Turn Dropbox Into a Jukebox for Your iOS Device

    Dropbox--is there anything it can't do? Regular readers know of my fondness for the online storage service, which is fantastic for keeping files in sync across multiple devices and making cloud-based backups. But it turns out Dropbox is also part jukebox, at least when you pair it with BoxyTunes.

  • How-Tos: Personalize Your Android Phone

    I'll admit it: I think the base version of Google's Android platform is a little rough around the edges--especially when compared with the iPhone, which not only "just works," but is beautiful too.

  • News: Ten features that might appear in iOS 5

    iOS 5 may share the stage with Mac OS X Lion during next Monday’s Worldwide Developer Conference keynote, but Apple’s two operating systems arrive at the developer get-together in very different states. The latest Mac OS X update has already gotten its own on-stage preview and seen multiple developer releases come and go. iOS 5, in contrast, remains shrouded in Apple’s customary invisibility cloak. The mobile OS update is what a former government official might call a “known unknown.”

  • News: Adobe: Row with Apple over Flash is over

    Adobe CEO Shantanu Narayen has said that his company's row with Apple over the lack of Flash on the iOS platform is 'over'.

  • News: Crutchfield sees benefits from speedy mobile checkout

    Crutchfield, an electronics and auto stereo retailer, has found that the easier a smartphone payment technology is for buyers to use, the greater the number of sales.

  • Opinion: Hack Gets MeeGo Onto Nook Color, Runs Seriously Well

    The Nook Color getting hacked isn't exactly new--there are plenty of Nook Color hacks now, from installing different versions of Android to improving battery life or storage space. It's pretty exciting, then, when someone tests out a totally different OS, that also looks quite impressive on the Barnes & Noble e-reader.

  • Opinion: Third-Party Devices, Easy App Development May Lift webOS

    HP CEO Léo Apotheker made it clear that his won't be the only company to offer smartphones, tablets and other devices based on the webOS platform it acquired when it purchased Palm last year. Speaking at All Things D's D9 conference in Rancho Palos Verdes, California Wednesday, Apotheker suggested that HP would be open to working with both partners and smartphone competitors to ensure the platform gets as broad an audience as possible.

  • News: Orange offering combo iPhone 4 and iPad 2 deals

    If you want to get your hands on an 3G iPad 2 and an iPhone 4 then Orange has got a combined deal on offer at the moment.

  • News: Two sub-$80 Android smartphones coming this June

    Two more sub-$80 Android smartphones will hit the market this month on T-Mobile USA, giving the carrier a way to attract new, young users to two-year service contracts that will help bolster revenues.



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