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  • News: iPhone 4S sales top 4 million; 25 million iOS 5 upgrades

    Apple on Monday announced that it sold more than four million of its new iPhone 4S since the device went on sale on October 14. The company also announced that more than 25 million customers already upgraded to iOS 5 in that operating system’s first five days of availability, and more than 20 million customers signed up for iCloud.

  • News: Apple's Success is Also Google's Gain as Mobile Advertising Balloons

    Google is smiling as more people snap up smartphones thanks to its advertising prowess, and Apple’s success with the iPhone 4S will further pad the Internet search leader’s bottom line.

  • News: Is Your Car Tweeting? -- What's Next for Connected Devices

    Imagine having your car text you when it needs a tune-up, or having your electricity meter warn you when your electricity bill is likely to exceed your budget. Ten years ago, this sounded like science fiction, but thanks to recent efforts by the mobile industry organization GSMA and vendors AT&T and Qualcomm, this sort of technology is closer than ever.

  • News: How to Extend the Loan Period of a Borrowed E-Book

    If you subscribe to the belief that rules are made to be broken, read on.

  • News: Sleazy Ads on Android Devices Push Bogus 'Battery Upgrade' Warnings

    Scareware has gone mobile: Users of Android devices are starting to see sleazy ads warning that they need to upgrade their device's battery. The supposed battery-saver apps that those ads prod you to download, however, could endanger your privacy or siphon money from your wallet--and generally they'll do nothing to improve your gadget's battery life, security experts say.

  • News: Hack Brings Siri Voic Control to Older iPhone 4, Sort Of

    If you're wondering why you would ever want to jailbreak your iPhone, how about this: one hacker claims to have a rudimentary version of the Siri voice-enabled personal assistant running on an iPhone 4. Ireland-based hacker Steve Troughton-Smith, who uncovered the iPhone's Internet tethering capabilities in 2009, recently posted a screenshot of what he said was Siri running on his iPhone 4.

  • News: RIM offers free apps, support following outages

    Following last week's major service disruptions, Research in Motion (RIM) is offering free applications and support as compensation, the company said on Monday.

  • News: Samsung files to stop Japan, Australia iPhone 4S sales

    Samsung launched another volley in its global legal battle with Apple on Monday, filing claims to block the sale of the iPhone 4S in Australia and Japan.

  • News: Apple's iPhone 4S selling for $2,000 in China

    Apple has as yet to launch its new iPhone 4S in China, but the device is already selling in Beijing's gray market at whopping prices of up to about US$2,000, reflecting the popularity of the iconic device in the country.

  • News: iPhone 4S London launch (VIDEO)

    Macworld editor Karen Haslam and iPad & iPhone User editor David Price were up at the crack of dawn this morning to catch the crowds of fans queuing outside the London Apple Stores to buy an iPhone 4S. Here's the video.

  • News: iOS chief highly talented but 'maddeningly political' says article

    In a week dominated by the iOS and iPhone, Scott Forstall, Apple's senior vice president of iPhone Software, comes under scrutiny in Businessweek.

  • News: New supply figures stoke iPad3 speculation

    With the wrappping off the first boxes of the iPhone 4S and in the hands of phone fans, the Apple rumour mill can start spinning out stories about the next version of the company's other mobile cash cow, the iPad 3.

  • News: Box offers 50GB free for life

    Box announces 50 GB of free storage to anyone who uses a Box Personal account on an iOS device.

  • News: iPhone fans reveal worrying app stats

    Are UK techies 'download happy'? Research this morning in the queue for the iPhone 4S seems to confirm this diagnosis

  • News: Apple iPhone 4S goes on sale in New York

    The iPhone 4S launch took place on a murky, drizzly and muggy day in New York city today and the weather seemed to be affecting the mood.

  • News: How to prevent Siri access while your iPhone 4S is locked

    Siri, the new voice command feature on the iPhone 4S, is a handy new feature that's pretty amazing. But it could also be used by someone to play a rather mean trick on an unsuspecting person.

  • News: Wall Street Beat: Google, strong sales boost tech

    Strong results for tech companies, especially Google, and an easing of concerns about the economy boosted confidence in the computer sector, as markets closed Friday on a positive note.

  • News: iPhone 4S teardowns reveal A5 processor

    Preliminary teardowns of Apple's iPhone 4S have confirmed what rumors claimed for months: The new smartphone is powered by the same dual-core processor used in the iPad 2.

  • News: Throw This Camera Ball to Take a 360-Degree Panorama

    Researchers at the Technische Universität in Berlin have come up with an ingenious Throwable Panoramic Ball Camera. The concept device is a throwable multi-sensor camera about the size of a cantaloupe that snaps a single, instant 360-degree panorama.

  • News: Stress Management: Better Living Through Technology

    In 2005, at age 32, Dave Asprey realized he was literally working himself to death. At the time, he served as the director of product management at Netscaler, a fast-growing Silicon Valley startup that was being acquired by Citrix. Asprey was smack in the middle of the acquisition, working on integrating Netscaler's product line into Citrix's. He worked 60 hours a week, five days per week, checked email on weekends, and travelled at least once a month to Florida from California.



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