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  • News: Using Apple's mobile AirPort Utility

    For more than a decade, the only reasonable way to configure Apple’s AirPort Wi-Fi equipment was through a software package the company provided for Mac OS X (and, several years ago, for Windows). Unlike other wireless base stations, Apple chose to avoid a Web-based interface as an option for configuration. That’s a perfectly fine approach, though it can prove problematic if the only way to get to the Internet to download said utility would be by configuring a base station.

  • News: iPhone 4S supplies tighten

    Apple on Monday instituted a reservation-only policy for iPhone 4S retail sales, hinting at a repeat of the smartphone's annual supply-and-demand mismatches.

  • News: Developers expect much from today's Android 4 upgrade

    Fragmentation and bugs beset the popular mobile platform, and the 'Ice Cream Sandwich' update details remain a mystery

  • News: iPhone 4S hits 4 million mark

    Apple sold over four million units of the iPhone 4S in the three days after its launch on October 14

  • News: Google to unveil Nexus Prime this week?

    Google is expected to launch its Nexus Prime smartphone on Wednesday this week (October 19).

  • News: HTC loses initial patent ruling against Apple

    The U.S. International Trade Commission said on Monday that Apple did not violate four patents held by HTC, which said it intends to appeal.

  • News: Remains of the Day: Beam me up, Siri

    Siri's been ported to the iPhone 4, a studio chief fondly remembers Steve Jobs's heckling, and fame does not buy happiness--or iPhones, apparently. The remainders for Monday, October 17, 2011, are ready to blast off.

  • News: More same-day digital comics arrive on the iPad

    Digital comics look gorgeous on the iPad--and, as a result of several announcements made at New York Comic Con this weekend, now you can get even more of them on the same day as their printed counterparts.

  • News: Google adds coupon redemption to Google Wallet

    Google Monday unveiled an expanded Google Wallet that adds coupon redemption and other features to its mobile payments capabilities.

  • News: Early iPhone 4S Problems

    According to Apple, the iPhone 4S is selling very, very well. But not everyone is having a smooth experience with Apple's latest handset. A handful of issues are causing problems for a subset of users.

  • News: Sun was close to licensing Java patents to Google for $28M

    Google and Sun Microsystems' discussions to co-develop Android ultimately broke down because of disagreements over control of the platform, Google wrote in a trial brief late last week related to its dispute with Oracle.

  • News: RIM's free apps, tech support get measure of support

    Reaction was somewhat positive to Research in Motion's compensation offer to its customers after last week's global BlackBerry outage that lasted as long three days for some users.

  • News: Apple to hold first post-Jobs earnings call Tuesday

    Apple's quarterly earnings report usually draws a lot of attention from the financial world, as one would expect from a company with a market capitalization of around $388 billion. But this Tuesday's announcement of Apple's fiscal fourth-quarter performance figures to be of extra significance: It will be Apple's first quarterly earnings report since changing CEOs.

  • News: Adobe launches PDF reader for iOS

    Adobe may dominate the PDF market on computer desktops, but it has largely left mobile devices like the iPhone and iPad to a range of competitors like the much-lauded GoodReader and Apple's own iBooks. No more.

  • News: A Huge Speed Boost Is on the Way to Firefox for Android

    If there's one thing browser users can't get enough of, it's speed, and Mozilla has just announced that it's working on a change to the Android version of Firefox that will deliver a huge surge of just that.

  • News: Instapaper 4 sports a new look and new features

    Perennial Macworld favorite Instapaper ( Macworld rated 4.5 out of 5 mice ) scored a shiny coat of paint with Monday’s release of Instapaper 4.0. The app sports a new layout, improved reading modes, more social browsing options, an integrated search option, and a slew of other improvements and bug fixes.

  • News: Apple sells record 4 million iPhones over launch weekend

    Apple today said that it had sold more than 4 million iPhone 4S smartphones since the device reached retail last Friday.

  • News: Over-Usage Warnings Target 'Bill Shock'

    AT&T, Verizon, Sprint, and T-Mobile say they'll warn customers with text alerts before an account reaches its monthly usage limits, in order to avoid a surprise from excessive mobile bills.

  • News: iPhone 4S Sales Top 4 Million in First Weekend

    Apple's latest shiny gadget has proven enormously popular, even for an Apple device, with over 4 million units sold.

  • News: 1 in 6 UK mobile phones are poopy, study finds

    New research out of England finds that 1 in 6 mobile phones there are contaminated with fecal matter, most likely due to poor hand washing habits.



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