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  • News: Apple vs Samsung hits the US

    Following largely successful legal attacks in Europe Apple has moved its fight against Android, and in particular Android device maker Samsung, to the US.

  • News: How Steve Jobs changed Apple...

    Entire books have already been written on the contributions Steve Jobs has made to Apple, the company he helped found 35 years ago. In many ways, the most significant ones took place after 1997, when he returned to Apple from exile and set about to change not just the company but entire industries.

  • News: The Week in iOS Accessories: On the road again!

    This week's roundup of iOS accessories lets you take to the air, keep your hands warm, and make sure your iPhone, iPad, and iPod have all the power they need. And if you've got a long car trip planned, we've got a few gadgets to make the trip more enjoyable.

  • News: Don't get too excited about Android apps for BlackBerry

    We're still waiting for Research in Motion to allow Android apps to run on its Blackberry PlayBook tablet, as promised last March, but a new report says these apps will eventually run on future BlackBerry phones as well.

  • News: Apple and RIM to launch cheaper phones

    Apple are poised to release a cheaper iPhone 4 in September under new CEO Tim Cook in an attempt to win over customers from their rivals, while BlackBerry have also announced plans for a more “affordable” BlackBerry Curve.

  • News: 5 Reasons RIM's BBM Music Service Will Flop

    Desperate times call for desperate measures, and desperate is just about the only word to describe RIM's new bound-for-failure cloud-based music service, BBM Music.

  • News: Google denied in latest attempt to bar controversial e-mail

    Google has received another setback in its vigorous efforts to keep a potentially damaging e-mail out of the lawsuit Oracle filed over alleged Java patent violations in the Android mobile OS.

  • Video: Video: Steve Jobs, Samsung's Galaxy ban & Microsoft lures WebOS devs - the week in tech

    Steve Jobs resigns as Apple CEO, a Dutch court bans Samsung Galaxy smartphones, Microsoft tries to lure webOS developers, Verizon Wireless announces plans for more 4G LTE networks, the US government fines Google 500 million, NASA's R2 robot comes alive in space, RIM pilots a cloud-based music service, United picks up iPads for its pilots and an app connects city goers with bike rentals.

  • News: Tim Cook Talk Leads Social Media Conversation

    The news of Steve Jobs' resignation yesterday set off a wave of online conversation, and the largest single topic of that conversation concerns Tim Cook, the Apple COO Jobs recommends as his replacement.

  • News: Remains of the Day: All about Steve

    By now, you've surely heard the news. An icon of the tech community, stepping down from the post that he's held for more than a decade, leaving the institution he helped found. I'm not sure if anything will ever be the same agai--what? I'm talking about Slashdot's CmdrTaco; who are you talking about?

  • News: Ten One releases Pogo Sketch Pro stylus

    Ten One Design started the iOS stylus craze with the Pogo Sketch; now, the company's attempting to top its previous offerings with the Pogo Sketch Pro.

  • News: Ladies love e-readers, are less keen on tablets

    Women have increasingly become the most frequent buyers of e-readers even as their interest in tablets and smartphones has remained relatively steady, according to Nielsen.

  • News: Bounty grows for Android port to TouchPad

    The bounty for any developer who manages to port Android to the TouchPad is growing, reaching more than US$2,100 on Thursday, just as one effort to execute the port struggles to get off the ground.

  • News: Q&A: How tech patent expert Florian Mueller sees smartphone suits shaking out

    A question-and-answer session with the writer of the FOSS Patents blog.

  • News: Will Jobs' departure shake up the mobile industry?

    The iPhone. The iPad. Both iconic Apple products have soared in global popularity. Both have led to a mobile computing movement started, arguably, when the iPhone first appeared in 2007.

  • News: Jobs Is Out as CEO, But Apple Is Still Apple

    Steve Jobs shocked the tech world yesterday when he announced that he is resigning as CEO of Apple. Apple stock is down, and pundits everywhere are predicting a potentially bleak future for Apple. But, you don't need to rush out and buy batteries, canned goods, and bottled water--this is not the apocalypse. Apple will still be Apple.

  • News: The Last Time Apple Was Without Jobs

    Just how visionary is Steve Jobs? It’s a loaded question that’s hard to answer. When Jobs and his friend Steve Wozniak cofounded Apple computers in 1976, it would have been impossible to tell that their computers would—at least in the first decade of the 21st century-- remake the way the world interacts with technology. But for at least a decade in its storied life, Apple was on the brink of becoming a second-tier brand, if not collapsing completely.

  • News: Steve Jobs' resignation 'end of an era'

    Steve Jobs' resignation as the CEO of Apple will not disrupt the company's product plans in the short-term, but could dull its ability to dazzle consumers down the road.

  • News: Nokia launches cheapest dual-SIM phone yet

    Nokia has launched the 101, the company's most affordable dual-SIM phone to date, which allows users in developing countries to switch between two different networks to lower costs and expand coverage, the company said on Thursday.

  • News: Facebook scam seeks Apple iPhone 5 testers

    Spammers are exploiting the popularity surrounding the next iteration of Apple's iPhone by promising a free Apple iPhone 5 to social networkers.



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