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  • News: iPhone drives first-quarter wireless growth for carriers

    The iPhone has become a big business for Apple, with the company selling more than 35 million phones and taking in $22.69 billion in iPhone revenue over the last three months. But it's also bringing in new customers for the wireless carriers that have partnered with Apple to offer the iPhone.

  • News: Mobile Pitch Challenge: an "American Idol"-style contest for local app developers

    It may not have received the attention of "American Idol," but this week's Mobile Monday Boston featured a similar type of competition among local mobile app developers.

  • News: The Week in iOS Accessories: Colors and cables

    This week's roundup of new accessories for your iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch features everything from the practical to the spectacularly colorful.

  • News: BYOD could hurt Windows Phone growth

    Some of the researchers behind last year's high expectations for Microsoft's Windows Phone mobile operating system are beginning to dial back their predictions, citing the bring-your-own-device (BYOD) trend as a roadblock in some markets.

  • News: Sprint to stick with unlimited data, likely even for an iPhone on LTE

    Sprint plans to stick with unlimited data plans for its smartphones, and that apparently applies even if the next iPhone runs over 4G LTE, which pumps data to user much faster than 3G, Sprint officials said.

  • News: Nokia, HTC score victory against IPCom as patent is deemed invalid

    The European Patent Office (EPO) in Munich has revoked a patent belonging to IPCom, but the impact of the decision is in dispute.

  • News: Apple WWDC set for June 11-16: Will iPhone 5 or iOS 6.0 debut?

    Apple on Wednesday finally announced the dates for its Worldwide Developers Conference (Apple WWDC): June 11-15 at San Francisco’s Moscone conference center. Now the race is on for developers to buy tickets for the event, which last year sold out in under 12 hours.

  • News: LAN attack can put some Samsung TVs in endless restart loop

    A vulnerability in the firmware of several network-enabled Samsung TV models and possibly Blu-ray players allows potential attackers to put the vulnerable devices into an endless restart loop that requires the intervention of a technician to terminate, according to independent security researcher Luigi Auriemma.

  • News: Sony adds Netflix to Entertainment Network

    Sony has announced that film and TV streaming service Netflix is available via its Sony Entertainment Network.

  • News: Ex-WSJ editor defends Apple's ebook strategy

    Defending Apple’s Agency Model as opposed to Amazon’s methods, in a Wall Street Journal article Gordon Crovitz wrote: “Publishers conspired to repair an anticompetitive business model. They thought it made no sense for Amazon's Kindle to have a 90 per cent market share and a single loss-leader price of $9.95 for consumers. They were right.”

  • News: New tracker tool reveals Apple's iOS dominates mobile traffic

    A new Android vs iOS real-time tracker shows that Apple’s mobile operating system is dominating mobile traffic in the US.

  • News: New iPad plagued by connectivity issues

    Apple is already looking into WiFi problems with the new iPad, in addition the new models have 3G connection problems, and reports suggest that there are supply issues with the Retina display.

  • News: Apple settles ebook case in Europe

    According to reports, European Union competition commissioner Joaquín Almunia has said Apple and all the publishers, other than Penguin, have agreed to settle, at least in Europe.

  • News: The next iPhone will be 1.4mm thinner - analyst

    KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo has agreed with the latest reports that say Apple will integrate in-cell technology in its next iPhone. He says that the new technology, combined with the use of a metal back and a thinner battery, could result in a device measuring 7.9mm thick, around 1.4mm thinner than the iPhone 4S.

  • News: China's Huawei may start selling its own mobile chips

    Chinese handset maker Huawei Technologies expects its smartphone chip business will help further drive revenue, signaling that the company could try to compete in the world's mobile chip market.

  • News: Apple executives speak: On toaster-fridges, financial guidance, and lawsuits

    Apple has unveiled its earnings for another quarter, which usually means two things--a blockbuster financial performance and insights from CEO Tim Cook. The company certainly delivered on the blockbuster performance when it announced second quarter earnings on Tuesday. But this time around, in addition to Cook, chief financial officer Peter Oppenheimer also had a few noteworthy things to say about Apple's fortunes, its product line, and the state of the company. Here are some highlights of what Cook and Oppenheimer had to say to analysts during Tuesday's conference call.

  • News: Amazon releases Send to Kindle software for Mac

    Amazon released the Mac version of the Send to Kindle application on Tuesday, bringing Mac users into parity with a Windows application that was released a few months back. Send to Kindle makes it easier to move documents into your Kindle reading cloud or onto a specific device, joining Amazon's earlier email service.

  • News: Unlocked Galaxy Nexus gets Google Wallet, sells directly for $399

    Google said Tuesday it was going direct to consumers again, selling the Galaxy Nexus smartphone on Google Play for $399. The unlocked smartphone will also run the Google Wallet mobile payment app.

  • News: InterDigital software will help make cell vs. Wi-Fi choices on phones

    Having both cellular and Wi-Fi available for mobile data may be the best of all possible worlds, but software that helps your phone make the right choice between them is even better, according to InterDigital.

  • News: This Balloon Flies by Turning Itself Inside Out

    Pretty much any man-made flying contraption has to use wings, propellers, or a gas in some combination to achieve flight. Get ready to add "flipping inside-out" to the list.

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