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  • News: Apple releases iOS 5; firmware features some 200 improvements

    Apple has released iOS 5 for its smartphones and tablets, bring about 200 improvements and refinements to the latest iteration of its mobile operating system.

  • News: RIM's Mike Lazaridis apologises for BlackBerry outage

    Research In Motion's president and co-CEO apologized to users Thursday for the service outages on the Blackberry network since Monday across a large swath of countries including the U.S. and Canada.

  • News: O2 to trial VoIP service that uses a smartphone's Wi-Fi

    O2 is to trial a Voice over IP (VoIP) service that will allow its customers to make calls over Wi-Fi networks from their smartphones.

  • News: What's new in iOS 5: InfoWorld's quick guide

    Start here to learn the most useful new features and enhancements for your iPad or iPhone

  • News: China's Huawei aims to build an iconic phone brand

    Phone design in China is done much like being served snake, chicken, fish and frog when eating a single meal in the country, according to Hagen Fendler, the chief design director for handsets at Chinese smartphone maker Huawei.

  • News: RIM: BlackBerry email is operating, messenger online

    Research In Motion reported late Wednesday that email was operating, and BlackBerry Messenger (BBM) traffic was online and passing successfully in all regions where its service was previously affected.

  • News: Mac OS X 10.7.2 and iOS 5 Now Available

    Apple has released the long-awaited updates to its Mac and iOS operating system. Introducing iCloud to the Mac and over 200 new features to the iPhone.

  • News: RIM: BlackBerry email is operating, messenger online

    Research In Motion reported late Wednesday that email was operating, and BlackBerry Messenger (BBM) traffic was online and passing successfully in all regions where its service was previously affected.

  • News: Red Bend working on mobile virtualization

    Red Bend, which makes products for delivering over-the-air software updates, will soon offer a virtualization technology for Android devices that allows a user to have both a personal profile and a business profile on the same device.

  • News: Six strategies to build HK as the Asia IT hub

    As Donald Tsang about to deliver his final policy address, local ICT leaders gathered to highlight strategies that the chief executive should address to better support Hong Kong as Asia's IT hub.

  • News: Some users face problems upgrading to iOS 5

    Any day there's a major operating system update always contains some excitement, but Wednesday's iOS 5 release contained more surprises than some iPhone and iPad users might have hoped for. Based on reports from around the Internet--Twitter messages, posts on Apple's forums, email sent to Macworld.com--some users have run into difficulty getting Apple's iOS update to install on their mobile devices.

  • News: Remains of the Day: Bite out of the old apple

    A squabble over an iconic Apple image, a professional opinion of blogger conduct, and an explanation of Steve Jobs's choice in fashion. The remainders for Wednesday, October 12, 2011 are a 1-2-3 inning.

  • News: Virgin Mobile releases iPhone 4S plans

    Virgin Mobile has joined Telstra, Optus and Vodafone in announcing pricing and plan details for the iPhone 4S, just one day ahead of its launch on Friday 14 October.

  • News: Up close with iOS 5: iMessage

    Thanks to iOS 5, anyone with an iOS device can now easily keep in touch--for free!--by using Apple's new iMessage service, found within the Messages app. iMessage works without any per-message charges from cellular providers or monthly texting plans; instead, you'll send messages over your device's 3G or Wi-Fi connection.

  • News: Samsung aims for the enterprise

    As more companies allow employees to bring smartphones and tablets into work, Android device makers are building products and partnerships to secure them, and now Samsung is joining the fray.

  • News: iOS 5 Meets the Enterprise

    Get ready, CIOs! Apple unleashed iOS 5 today, which means employees using iPhones and iPads will be bringing the new operating system to work as soon as tomorrow. The good news is that iOS 5 has plenty of benefits for the enterprise.

  • News: Mozilla sets its site on mobile standardization

    After helping pave the way for platform independent websites and applications, the Mozilla Foundation has set a new, and ambitious, task for itself to standardize mobile applications on the Web platform as well, according to a talk given by its chief technology officer.

  • News: iOS 5 upgrade error reports flood Apple's support forum

    Reports of problems with the iOS 5 upgrade flooded Apple's support forum today soon after Apple released the new mobile operating system.

  • News: Up close with iOS 5: Notification improvements

    It took some time for push notifications to arrive on the iOS platform; they didn’t become a feature until the June 2009 release of what was then called iPhone 3.0. And it’s fair to say that, up until now, the feature hasn’t really been worth the wait. Push alerts—those notifications that pop up to inform you when it’s your turn in Words With Friends, your spouses birthday, or that someone messaged you on Twitter—have gone from minor annoyance to constant interruption.

  • News: The BlackBerry Outage Spreads: A Nail in RIM's Coffin?

    Android and iPhone devices were already destroying RIM’s BlackBerry market share. But the outage that has spread from Europe and Africa to North America and South America may be the final straw for millions of formerly loyal users, who previously relied on their Blackberries as a robust and ultra-reliable way for always-on push email and Web access.



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