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  • News: Unfinished iOS features hint at future plans

    Like Indiana Jones or Lara Croft, some folks just can’t help themselves from digging deep into the mysteries of time—or, for those of us stuck at our desks, into the mysteries of our iOS devices. Digital treasure seekers have recently uncovered a pair of unimplemented features in iOS 5 that can be enabled with a little technical trickery, without even requiring you to jailbreak your phone.

  • News: New iOS 5.0.1 update fixes bugs and battery issues

    Apple today released iOS 5.0.1, the anticipated update designed to fix multiple unspecified bugs that drained the iPhone's battery much faster than expected.

  • News: Hands on with iOS over-the-air updates

    Thursday's release of iOS 5.0.1 marked the first time that public upgrades to the operating system that powers the iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch can be installed directly on those devices, without requiring a visit to iTunes.

  • News: RIM stands by Flash mobile as it pursues HTML5

    Research in Motion will continue to use Adobe Flash Player, at least for the BlackBerry Playbook tablet, even after Adobe announced it will discontinue Flash for the mobile Web.

  • News: Amazon updates, sunsets Stanza app

    Fans of the Amazon-owned Stanza e-reading app for iOS have been granted at least a temporary reprieve: Amazon on Thursday released an update to the app that fixes a slew of problems that affected the app when running on iOS 5.

  • News: Soft sales by Apple suppliers may hint at iPhone, iPad production cuts

    Softer-than-usual sales numbers last month by several of Apple's component suppliers has one analyst puzzled and worried at the same time.

  • News: Apple releases iOS 5.0.1 with battery fixes, more

    Apple on Thursday released iOS 5.0.1, an update that the company says brings fixes for users suffering from decreased battery life under iOS 5. The update also sports a couple of additional features, including multitasking gestures for original iPad users, and bug fixes.

  • News: Sony launches beta SDK for Android and PlayStation gaming program

    Sony is hoping developers are interested in working on games for its PlayStation Vita and Android-based devices, as it launched a beta test Thursday of a new cross-platform SDK.

  • News: Understand mobile security in seven stories or less (a survival guide)

    A collection of articles to help you understand the mobile threat and plan your security program accordingly.

  • News: Going VoIP-Only: Do You Still Need Cellular Voice Service?

    These days, smartphones with speedy Web connectivity are easy to find, so consumers should be able to get by with just a roomy data plan, dumping voice service in favor of VoIP. But is that practical? To see how feasible cutting voice service is, I decided to go VoIP-only for a week, on the new T-Mobile/Walmart prepaid plan that offers 5GB of 4G data on T-Mobile's HSPA+ 14.4 network for a measly $30 per month.

  • News: Five Services That Can Move Your Music to the Cloud

    Major technology companies, including Amazon, Apple, and Google, are lining up alongside smaller service providers to help consumers store and stream their music collections online. Whether you want to listen on your PC, your tablet, or your smartphone, you can find a number of online services that cater to your particular needs.

  • News: Enable iOS 5's Hidden Panoramic Mode Without Jailbreaking

    Want to get your hands on the hidden panoramic feature buried inside iOS5, but don’t want it bad enough to go through the pain of jailbreaking your device? It turns out you can turn on this hidden feature without resorting to hacks.

  • News: Share Reminders with iCloud, add them with Siri

    While the new Reminders app that Apple built into iOS 5 isn’t as full-featured as some other task management apps in the App Store, it does offer a few clever niceties. Among the app’s best features are its ability to sync to-do lists and share them with other users via iCloud and its tight integration with Siri on the iPhone 4S.

  • News: Mixel lets you create and share iPad art

    If you’re a doodler, scrapbooker, collage-maker, or just someone with a lot of unused artistic energy, you might find the perfect outlet in Mixel, a new iPad app from Lascaux. The app offers a platform to create, share, and remix mixels—digital collages made with images from the web, the app’s image library, and personal photos.

  • News: New App Encrypts Your Mobile Data Against Snoops

    With concerns over mobile security steadily rising, it’s important to play it safe when it comes to your data. Smartphones these days have access to everything from phone numbers to bank accounts, so it’s crucial to make sure your private information isn’t being snooped on.

  • News: ARM intros eight-core graphics chip for next-gen superphones

    The Mali-T658 graphics processor announced by ARM on Wednesday can be equipped with up to eight cores to help it deliver ten times the graphics performance of the company's existing GPU.

  • News: PC Advisor's top five tweets of the week – 9th November 2011

    It's been a busy few days in tech, with Adobe reportedly stopping development of flash on mobile devices and Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 being released.

  • News: RIM: BlackBerry services affected, but not another outage

    Research In Motion said on Wednesday that it was investigating reports from some users who were experiencing delays.

  • News: Remains of the Day: Voice concerns

    Apple won't let Siri speak to earlier iPhones, but it will let it keep an unblinking eye on you. And Amazon talks to its own voice-processing company. Yes, the remainders for Wednesday, November 9, 2011 are talking to you.

  • News: iPad 2 available through Telstra next week

    Telstra today announced it will sell Apple's iPad 2 tablet on two year contract plans from Tuesday 15 November.



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