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  • News: Tekla Labs Wants To Help You Print Your Own Lab

    Schools play a vital role in expanding scientific knowledge. But a lack of teachers, budgets cuts, and teenage clumsiness have prevented many schools from updating--or even obtaining--basic lab equipment for experiments. The folks at Tekla Labs are hoping to fix that, by designing and publishing do-it-yourself guides for 3D-printed lab parts.

  • News: It's raining sub-$100 LTE smartphones

    Wireless carriers recently began offering LTE-ready phones at bargain-basement prices of less than $100, but those customers still must commit to paying a minimum of $60 a month, or $1,440 for two years of voice and data service.

  • News: Environmentally-friendly battery for iPhone 6?

    Organic Radical batteries (ORBs) are generally used with IC cards, RF tags, and electronic paper, but a report is suggesting they could be utilised in the iPhone 6.

  • News: Apple granted 17 new patents for iPod, iPhone, iPad

    Patents include details of wireless syncronisation between Mac and iOS device, the technology behind the iPhone camera, the iPod shuffle and the method by with iPods are manufactured, and the Apple logo that lights up on the back of a Mac.

  • News: With the new Evo, Sprint gets its signature LTE device

    With its LTE launch just around the corner, Sprint Wednesday took the wraps off its first big-time LTE-capable smartphone, the HTC Evo 4G LTE.

  • News: First Impressions: HTC Evo 4G LTE

    Sprint might not have an LTE network yet, but that isn't stopping the carrier from releasing new LTE phones. At an event Wednesday evening, HTC and Sprint pulled back the curtains on the HTC Evo 4G LTE. I got the chance to check out this dual-core Android 4.0 phone during a quick demo. Overall, I'm not blown away by the design, but the camera is impressive.

  • News: Remains of the Day: Glassy-eyed

    Google thinks the future of technology is only a little better than a poke in the eye with a sharp stick, while the company's CEO says Apple fronting on Android is just that--a front. And Apple holds the keys to the kingdom, where the kingdom equals "your data on iCloud." The remainders for Wednesday, April 4, 2012 are the keymaster--are you the gatekeeper?

  • News: BYOD: If You Think You're Saving Money, Think Again

    It's the battle hymn of the mobile worker: They want to use their personal iPhones, iPads and Android devices instead of company-issued BlackBerry smartphones and PlayBooks to get their jobs done. It's part of a growing trend called BYOD, or bring-your-own-device.

  • News: HTC, Sprint announce Evo 4G LTE smartphone

    Sprint on Wednesday introduced the HTC Evo 4G LTE smartphone, adding a new phone to a stable of devices that will be compatible with the carrier's high-speed network when it launches soon in the U.S.

  • News: New SwiftKey 3 Keyboard App for Android Kills the Need for Spacebar Accuracy

    SwiftKey just re-invented the way that you type on your Android phone or tablet with SwiftKey 3 Beta. This latest version of SwiftKey's Android keyboard has a new feature called "Smart Space" that allows you to just type continuously without having to remember to insert spaces between words.

  • News: iPhone gains even more regional carriers for April 20 launch

    Wednesday appears to be a banner day for regional carriers and the iPhone: This morning, Macworld noted that both Virginia-based nTelos and Alaskan carrier Alaskan Communications would carry the iPhone 4S starting on April 20. Now we know that, as reported by MacRumors, they aren’t the only recipients—you can add another Alaskan carrier, one from Kentucky, and one from Wisconsin to the mix. As of Wednesday afternoon, the following three regional carriers were touting the iPhone on their websites.

  • News: Exclusive: Virgin Media says throttling is nothing to worry about

    Virgin Media has expressed that customers needn’t worry about the traffic management throttling which came into effect this week.

  • News: iPhone heads north to Alaska Communications

    If you were hoping that you could count all the U.S. iPhone carriers on one hand, we have bad news (unless you’re a mutant): Shortly after regional service provider nTelos announced that it would become the nation’s fifth iPhone carrier, another such regional carrier—Alaska Communications—announced that it would become number six.

  • News: Analysts predict another record-breaking quarter for Apple

    Apple is likely to report another record-breaking quarter later this month, according to analysts.

  • News: nTelos to become the latest U.S. iPhone carrier

    Add a fifth name to the slowly-expanding list of U.S. carriers offering Apple’s iPhone. Joining the fray in addition to AT&T, Verizon, Sprint, and C Spire is regional carrier nTelos. The Virginia-based newcomer to iPhone sales says that it will sell the iPhone for less money and with more affordable rate plans.

  • News: Sony's new head of consumer products to lead unit formed from Sony Ericsson

    Sony said Wednesday that the newly installed head of its consumer electronics business will also lead the mobile unit formed when it acquired Sony Ericsson, marking the first time its smartphone, tablet, and PC businesses are all under the same leadership.

  • News: Freescale BYOD plan finds happy users

    Freescale Semiconductor has responded to pressure from workers by implementing a BYOD infrastructure and>/i> a collaborative internal network that rewards people for new ideas.

  • News: iOS 6 maps image 'leaked'

    Could Apple be about to ditch Google maps in the next iOS update? A supposedly leaked image of a map claimed to be from iOS 6 has appeared. The image is from the Watercolor tiles for OpenStreetMap.

  • News: iPhone users 'significantly more likely to use WiFi' than Android users

    A study of mobile and WiFi internet usage on smartphones has shown that iOS users connect to the internet via WiFi significantly more than Android users

  • News: iPhone 5 to 'arrive in June' - rumour

    Apple’s next-generation iPhone will launch in June, according to a recruiter working at a Foxconn factory in China.

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