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  • News: Apple Revamps Apple Store iPhone App

    Apple unveiled a revamp of its Apple Store iPhone app on Monday to include custom configurations for new Macs and more support options when you visit an Apple Store location.

  • News: Curved glass screen for the iPhone 5?

    More rumours about the iPhone 5's screen have begun to circulate, with the latest suggesting it could have a curved-glass display.

  • News: The Week in iPad Cases: Wakka wakka wakka

    My earliest memory of Pac-Man is how quickly it devoured my weekly allowance--one quarter at a time, it made its way through each bit of my seven-year-old self's disposable income like so many dots. So it's funny to see Pac-Man make an unexpected appearance in this week's iPad-case roundup. But don't worry--if ghosts and little dots aren't your thing, there's plenty more in our weekly mix of new protection products.

  • Opinion: iPhone 5 Said to Have Curved Glass Screen

    The iPhone 5, Apple's next-gen smartphone, could have a curved glass display similar to Samsung's Nexus S, according to the latest supply chain rumors from DigiTimes. In support of this theory, Apple reportedly purchased around 300 glass-cutting machines to ramp up production ahead of an expected iPhone 5 release later this year.

  • News: 3D Chips May Help Intel Go Mobile

    Intel's new 3D transistor technology could help the chip-maker gain a foothold in the mobile device market that so far has been dominated by ARM.

  • News: Firefox Brings 'Do Not Track' to Mobile Browsing

    Tired of advertisers that track your Internet surfing? Your mobile device can help you just say No.

  • News: Analyst: Foxconn Explosion Could Lead to iPad Shortages

    The tech world is abuzz again with worries about shortages of popular products, this time because of an explosion at a Chinese factory that killed two people.

  • News: Forrester: Don't let technology confuse your mobile strategy

    Marketing strategists are confusing companies about how they should reach their customers using mobile technology, and firms should use both mobile apps and the mobile web to do so, according to analyst house Forrester.

  • News: Expensify Adds Receipt Scanning

    Tracking expenses on the road can be a massive productivity breakdown for busy road warriors, particularly if you don't have a fairly effortless way to get all your receipts captured into your expense reporting system. I know more than a few hardcore business travelers for whom a jumble of paper slips at the bottom of the laptop bag usually turns into weeks of procrastination before finally sitting down to organize, record, categorize, and report every little latté purchase or taxi ride from a long trip. The new Expensify app for Android and iOS could be just what these folks need.

  • News: Angry Birds robots under Wi-Fi control

    Robots modeled after the characters in the popular mobile game Angry Birds were controlled over Wi-Fi at the Beijing International High Tech Expo this week.

  • How-Tos: Using iTunes' Restore From Backup command

    Earlier this week, my friend and Macworld colleague, Dan Frakes, posted a series of tweets lamenting a frustrating problem he was having with his iPhone. It began with a seemingly innocuous act: charging his iPhone overnight. The next morning, Dan's iPhone had "reset"--with the result that the ordering of his home screen icons was jumbled and all his painstakingly assembled folder organization was gone.

  • News: iPhone 5 rumor rollup for the week ending May 20

    This week's iPhone 5 rumor roundup features information on The Date from that hotbed of Apple smartphone rumors, St. Albans, Hertfordshire; more slips from Verizon's loose-lipped CFO; LTE prospects in Red China; how the iPhone 5 is causing a slump in global smartphone cells; a new SIM card standard that will extend Apple's control over identity stuff; and why new tables in the Apple stores mean iPhone 5 will have NFC.

  • News: AT&T lab test shows LTE speed at double Verizon's advertised rate

    AT&T recently demonstrated a fast 28.87 Mbps download speed during an LTE test at a Plano, Texas, lab, but an AT&T spokesman warned not to extrapolate that speed for what real-world speeds will be when AT&T launches its LTE wireless network this summer.

  • News: Tigo turns up heat in African mobile money market

    A new mobile money service from Millicom International Cellular, the operator of the Tigo brand, is turning up the heat in one of Africa's booming technology markets.

  • Opinion: Playboy Unloads Wares on the iPad

    Playboy managed to bypass Apple's puritan rule over the App Store and launch a Web app containing all the back issues of the adult magazine.

  • News: iPad 2 supply constraints ease

    Analysts believe that component supply issues affecting the number of iPad 2 units Apple could produce have eased significantly.

  • Feature: Why your smartphone battery doesn't last

    If your awesome new smartphone is to have any hope of lasting longer than a day on one charge, it's going to need more power than a typical lithium ion battery can deliver.

  • Rollei iPhone lens adds super-zoom

    German camera brand Rollei has put its name to a telephoto zoom lens that adds 8x zooming to the iPhone

  • News: Final nominations announced for Macworld Awards

    Now in its 16th year, the Macworld Awards are THE event in the UK Mac calendar, recognising the products and vendors that make a significant contribution throughout the year.

  • News: Sharp's Android smartphone will go global

    Sharp is preparing to launch a new Aquos smartphone in markets around the world, it said Friday.



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