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  • News: Canonical to expand Ubuntu for smartphones, tablets

    Canonical plans to expand its Ubuntu Linux distribution so it could be used on smartphones, tablets and other touch interface consumer electronics, said Canonical founder Mark Shuttleworth.

  • News: Ditch iTunes Forever With Spotify

    If you're annoyed by Apple’s iTunes, you may finally have a path to freedom.

  • News: South Korea fines flat-panel LCD display makers

    South Korea's competition watchdog has fined 10 LCD makers a total of 195 billion won ($176 million) for allegedly holding secret meetings to keep the prices for flat screen displays artificially high.

  • News: IBM opens up smartphone, tablet support for its workers

    IBM has embraced the growing 'bring your own device' trend by allowing its employees to buy and use their own smartphones and tablets for work tasks, said IBM's CTO for mobility, Bill Bodin.

  • News: Remains of the Day: The board of Avon

    An Apple board member faces scrutiny at her own company, Apple throws another log on the open-source fire, and the Siri-based Apple TV set may listen a little too well. The remainders for Friday, October 28, 2011 are so ready for the weekend.

  • News: Six revolutionary products, as told by Isaacson's 'Steve Jobs' biography

    At Apple’s companywide memorial event for Steve Jobs, new Apple CEO Tim Cook emphasized Jobs’s direct involvement in six revolutionary products: the Mac, the iPod and iTunes, the iPhone, the iPad, Apple the company, and Pixar. Walter Isaacson’s authorized biography Steve Jobs touches on all these topics; here are closer looks at Jobs’s direct involvement with each, straight from Isaacson’s book. We’ll start with the company Jobs built.

  • News: Apple Passed Up By Samsung as World's Top Smartphone Manufacturer

    A report on Reuters reveals that Apple has now been passed up by Samsung as the world's leading manufacturer of smartphones. The article notes during the period of July of this year to September, Samsung's mobile phones have experienced tremendous growth with a 44 percent increase in shipments.

  • News: Touchscreen Digital Watch Arrives From Sweden With Style

    If the Mutewatch digital watch strikes you at first as nothing more than a colorful and stylish wristband, inventor Mai-Li Hammargren has already won half the battle.

  • News: Google TV to Get Big Update

    Google is updating its Google TV service this weekend adding support for Android apps optimized big HDTV screens and polished how is discovered through the software. The new version of Google TV is expected to be automatically downloaded users next week.

  • News: iPhone 4S goes on sale in 22 more countries

    As promised during October's iPhone 4S press event, Apple has now expanded its newest smartphone's global reach. On Friday, the iPhone 4S went on sale in 22 additional countries, bringing the device's total to 29 countries around the world, with more to come.

  • News: 10 Truly Geeky Halloween Costumes

    Let's face it--Halloween for adults is basically an excuse to dress up in spooktacular outfits and show them off to others. Of course, typical Halloween costumes are all too commonplace and overrated, so why not add in a bit of geeky charm?

  • News: Apple's Siri-Enabled TV: 4 Problems

    Apple may soon let you throw away your television remote and instead simply tell your TV what to do with commands like, "Switch to the Jets game on ESPN at 6 p.m." At least, that is reportedly Apple's vision for a new TV running a version of Siri, Apple's digital personal assistant that debuted recently on the iPhone 4S.

  • News: iPhone 5 rumor roll-up for the week ending Oct. 28

    The iOSsphere hungers for news about iPhone 5. It can't let go of LTE, and new images of what the Next iPhone will look like again rear their Photoshopped pixels. Contemplating a quad-core mobile processor causes swooning.

  • News: Wall Street Beat: Enterprise IT, smartphones boost tech earnings

    Third-quarter earnings reports from major tech vendors continued to pour in this week, confirming upbeat trends for enterprise software and emerging markets but mixed results for hardware and components.

  • News: Owners of Samsung's Windows Phones still waiting for Mango update

    Microsoft is now expanding the distribution of its Windows Phone 7.5 update to all eligible users, but some owners of phones including Samsung's Omnia 7 will have to wait a bit longer.

  • News: Apple employees number more than 60,000

    Apple has a total of 60,400 full-time employees worldwide, according to a form filed with the US Securities and Exchange Commission.

  • News: iPhone scammer jailed for eight months

    A man has been jailed for eight months for his part in a scam where iPhones were fraudulently obtained from Orange stores around the UK.

  • News: Adobe Carousel hits the iTunes and Mac App Stores

    Carousel, a photo editing and sharing app from Adobe for the iPhone, iPad and Mac is now available to download from the iTunes and Mac App Stores.

  • News: iPad 3 display production challenges rumoured

    Making large volumes of high-resolution displays for the third-generation iPad is proving to be a challenge for manufacturers such as LG and Samsung, it has been reported.

  • News: Strategy Analytics: Samsung overtakes Apple in Q3 in smartphones

    Samsung beat Apple to the top position in the smartphone market in the third quarter taking a 23.8 percent share of the global market to Apple's 14.6 percent, according to data released Friday by research firm Strategy Analytics.



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