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  • News: Consumer Reports: Antenna problems fixed in iPhone 4S

    Consumer Reports, the US-based consumer advocacy group, has given the iPhone 4S its seal of approval and said that it doesn't exhibit signs of suffering the same antenna issue as its predecessor.

  • News: HP, Dell overtake Nokia in updated Greenpeace Guide to Greener Electronics

    While some consumer electronics manufacturers have cleaned up their act, making more energy-efficient gadgets with fewer toxic materials, others are continuing to make fine promises but no changes, according to Greenpeace. In response, the environmental pressure group is changing the way it scores companies in its Guide to Greener Electronics, placing more emphasis on their actions than their words, and measuring new aspects of their operations.

  • News: SAP pumps up its in-memory, mobile and cloud strategies

    SAP is expected to make a slew of announcements related to in-memory computing, mobile applications and cloud-based services on Wednesday during the Sapphire conference in Madrid.

  • News: Remains of the Day: Power to the people

    A battery-boosting iOS update may be making its way out to select users, one overseas institution may immortalize Apple's former CEO, and Steve Jobs asks "what's the deal with television?" The remainders for Tuesday, November 8, 2011 are powered on.

  • News: Boosted by Android, Java remains most popular language

    Apple's Objective-C and Google's Dart both show significant gains in popularity, Tiobe's survey shows

  • News: Critics of AT&T/T-Mobile merger question job gain estimates

    AT&T's assertions that its planned acquisition of T-Mobile USA will create up to 96,000 new U.S. jobs are "completely unfounded" and contrary to past evidence of similar mergers, one economist said Tuesday.

  • News: T-Mobile offers 4G Galaxy Tab 7.0 Plus for $450

    T-Mobile USA will sell the 4G Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.0 Plus tablet using an unusual payment scheme: After a $250 down payment, buyers will make 20 monthly payments and be required to sign up for a two-year wireless plan.

  • News: LG signs deal with Intellectual Ventures

    LG has joined companies including Samsung, HTC and Research In Motion in deciding to sign a deal with patent licensing company Intellectual Ventures.

  • News: Relive the 80s With This iPhone Boombox

    At this point, iPhone and iPod stereo docks are a dime a dozen, and are basically all the same. But then iHome came along with the iP4 speaker dock inspired by the classic boombox.

  • News: Researcher demos iOS security flaw via App Store app

    One of the benefits of Apple’s App Store model is the security it brings to the iOS platform. Since Apple approves each and every application that’s available for download, the chances of a malicious piece of software making it to an actual device are slim—but not impossible. For example, Forbes reports that one security researcher published a seemingly innocuous app that actually contained an exploit, allowing him to run unauthorized code as a demonstration.

  • News: More mobile apps downloaded, but users rely on just a few: Pew study

    Despite all the hype and all the app downloads, lots of mobile users, on phones and tablets, use only a small number of apps, according a new survey by Pew Research Center.

  • News: iPhone 4S fixes Apple antenna issues, says Consumer Reports

    The iPhone 4S may have battery issues, but its antenna works just fine.

  • News: Republic Wireless Rolls Out Unlimited Voice, Data, Text Service

    Republic Wireless, a new wireless carrier that's promising unlimited voice, data and texting for $19 a month, has officially launched a beta version its hybrid service for smartphones.

  • News: iOS code signing flaw leaves iPhones, iPads exposed

    Charlie Miller, a security researcher, has had his developer licence terminated by Apple after revealing a flaw that could let rogue apps take control of a device running iOS.

  • News: London hosts Jobs-inspired cake sale for Pancreatic Cancer Research

    For one day, Apple fans will be able to get their hands on Steve Jobs portrait cookies, iPhone icon cupcakes, Apple pies and iPhone-shaped cookies - in all the different models - at the pop-up shop in London tomorrow (Wednesday, 9 November).

  • News: iPhone 4S Avoids Antennagate Controversy

    The antenna on Apple's iPhone 4S has gotten a clean bill of health, more than a year after its predecessor was plagued by a problem that came to be known as Antennagate.

  • News: Motorola Droid Razr: Reviewers Love Design, Hate Battery Life

    Reviewers say the Droid Razr might be Motorola’s best phone yet, but they’re describing its battery life as razor-thin and have a few other complaints about the Android device.

  • News: Consumer Reports recommends the iPhone 4S

    Apple’s senior management is surely heaving a collective sigh of massive relief Tuesday: Consumer Reports announced that, after testing, it’s ready to declare the iPhone 4S a “CR Recommended” model. The publication says that the iPhone 4S “doesn’t suffer the reception problem we found in its predecessor,” the iPhone 4.

  • News: Want Siri on Your Android Phone? Try These Apps

    Wouldn't you like to have your very own gofer dedicated to doing all the menial tasks you hate? That's a big part of the appeal of the iPhone 4S: Siri, the voice-driven virtual assistant, turns anyone with a couple hundred bucks into a CEO attended by a full-time lackey. But can you get the same kind of slavish devotion from an Android phone?

  • News: Spotify App Lands on Windows Phone 7

    Spotify recently announced a new mobile application for Windows Phone 7 users, more than a year after the music streaming service first said it would bring its service to Microsoft's newest mobile OS. The new app, simply called Spotify and available now in the Windows Phone Marketplace, requires a Phone 7 device running version 7.5 (Mango) or higher and a premium Spotify account.

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