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  • Opinion: Jobs Escapes Carbonite iPhone Case

    Ever wondered what Steve Jobs would look like encased in carbonite? Stop wondering.

  • News: White iPhone 4 is Thicker Than Black Model

    After 10 months of delays, the white iPhone 4 has arrived, and at closer inspection it turns out it's not only late, but also thicker than its black sibling. The difference is very small, 0.2 millimeters to be more precise, but it's enough to give headaches to some users who would find their cases wouldn't fit on the white iPhone 4.

  • News: Verizon to Warn Cellphone Buyers on Tracking Data

    Verizon will put a peel-off sticker on the screen of cellphones it sells, warning that the user's location may be tracked. The sticker also advises users to be careful which apps they install if they wish to avoid location information being shared with third parties.

  • News: Remains of the Day: Leaky wheels get the grease

    Was the iPad 2 design leaked? Seems like there's some good evidence to that fact. Elsewhere, Microsoft wants to capitalize on the success of iOS and Verizon takes its first step in admitting smartphones have a problem. I now pronounce these the remainders for Friday, April 29, 2011.

  • News: Android and Windows catching iOS apps

    A new study reports that Android and Windows Phone 7 are steadily catching up with Apple iPhone and iPad as expansion of their mobile OS installed bases continues to grow.

  • News: RIM warns Q1 earnings to be lower than expected

    Research In Motion warned that its first-quarter smartphone shipments are likely to be lower than expected, cutting its earnings forecast for the quarter.

  • Nokia's E7 smartphone is available on Vodafone

    Nokia's E7 smartphone is now available in the UK on the Vodafone network. It runs the Symbian^3 mobile operating system and provides a happy medium for those who like to use a touchscreen, but prefer typing with actual buttons.

  • News: Internal testing of iOS 5 underway at Apple

    Apple is testing iOS 5 using third-party apps, according to a developer who claims to have received a crash report confirming his claim.

  • News: White iPhone 4 finally arrives in the UK

    The white iPhone 4 has finally arrived in the UK.

  • News: Apple denies tracking iPhone users, but promises changes

    Apple has denied that it tracks iPhone and iPad users, saying that "users are confused" about the issue.

  • News: BlackBerry Playbook Wi-Fi edition unboxed

    The BlackBerry Playbook seeks to buck the tablet trend with a small form factor married to some top-notch hardware. We got to try it out at Mobile World Congress, but hadn’t had a proper chance to see how the final version of the Playbook performs. With the tablet now shipping in the US, we took the initiative and bought a Playbook playmate of our own.

  • Feature: Secure your digital life in 12 easy steps

    We've assembled a dozen simple but essential tips - a 12-step security programme - to keep your PC, smartphone, gadgets and identity safe.

  • News: White iPhone 4 hits UK on April 28

    Apple has revealed Brits can their hands on the white iPhone 4 online and in store from tomorrow.

  • How-Tos: How to turn off 3G on a Google Android phone

    Smartphones, including those running Google's Android OS, can be prone to poor battery life. If you want to make sure your handset lasts longer between charges, then you can turn off the 3G data connection. Here we show you how.

  • News: Microsoft explains its location data collection practices

    In the midst of an uproar over ways that Apple and Google collect and store location information from mobile phones, Microsoft has laid out details about its Windows Phone 7 data collection policies.

  • News: Apple's Jobs reportedly writes: 'We don't track anyone'

    Apple CEO Steve Jobs reportedly has responded to the iPhone/iPad data location tracking issue by assuring: "We don't track anyone."

  • How-Tos: How to convert videos into an iPhone compatible format

    As well as being great for staying in touch on the move, smartphones are also great entertainment devices and allow users to listen to music and play back videos on their handset. Apple’s iPhone is no different, although it only supports video files in the MP4 format.

  • Feature: 4 iPhone App Easter Eggs

    Everyone loves finding hidden goodies in software--almost as much as developers enjoy putting them there. These "Easter eggs" are mostly for fun, but some might contain useful extra features or options. After digging around on the internet, I've found some of the more interesting Easter eggs in apps that you can currently download on your iPhone or iPod Touch.

  • Feature: 10 essential apps for Android smartphone users

    The Android Market offers much more than just games and wallpaper apps, but a lot of it is junk. Let us make things easy for you. Here are ten free utilities or services that no Android user should be without.

  • Video: The week in tech: Apple alleges that Samsung copied the iPad

    Apple says Samsung copied the iPad, BlackBerry Playbook goes on sale, Google lets US users customize maps



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