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  • News: iPhone 5 imitator 'hiPhone 5' emerges in China

    Chinese consumers are now able to get their hands on the hiPhone 5 - a rip-off of Apple's next-generation iPhone based on leaked images.

  • News: iPhone 5 microsite 'leak' video is a hoax

    A video of what appears to be an iPhone 5 microsite, showing the new handset's features and specifications, has been exposed as a hoax.

  • News: 48% of Brits hope the iPhone 5 will be 'thinner'

    Nearly half (48 percent) of Brits hope the next iteration of the Apple iPhone will be thinner than previous models, says GoodMobilePhones.co.uk.

  • News: Future smartphones: How They Will Look, What They Will Do

    As you're reading this article, developers, engineers, and product designers are working on the next great mobile technology. The mobile world is rapidly changing: Smartphones have gone from portable messaging and email devices to streaming-video machines that surf the Web at blazing speed and have cameras that rival point-and-shoots (and they also happen to make calls). What will smartphones look like in five years? Or ten? What sort of amazing things will they be able to do?

  • News: Gizmodo Not Charged in Apple iPhone 4 Prototype Purchase

    A California district attorney's office has decided not to press charges against either Gizmodo or former Gizmodo editor Jason Chen for purchasing an iPhone 4 prototype in March 2010 and exposing it to the world.

  • News: HTC to Announce New 'Beats' Phones for Sound Junkies

    HTC is set to make a "major announcement" today, and it's reported to involve a new line of smartphones that come with Beats sound technology and premium headphones.

  • News: Gartner: Smartphones boom, overall mobile sales drop

    Mobile phone sales floundered during the second quarter, in the wake of the earthquake in Japan. But smartphone sales continued to grow, as Android extended its lead in the operating system race, according to market research company Gartner.

  • News: HTC invests in Beats for better smartphone audio

    HTC has invested in Beats Electronics, a U.S. headphones company rap artist Dr. Dre helped found, as part of a move to improve the audio on the Taiwanese smartphone maker's devices.

  • News: Verizon readying new VCast Apps store

    Verizon Wireless will introduce a new version of its VCast Apps store to developers at its Verizon Developer Conference in September, improving the experience for both app creators and consumers, an executive said Wednesday.

  • News: Amazon launches Kindle Cloud Reader, avoiding Apple's rules

    If you can’t beat the rules, go around ‘em. That seems to be the idea behind Amazon’s new Web-based Kindle Cloud Reader, a transparent attempt to give iPad readers direct access to both their Kindle books and the Amazon bookstore without cutting Apple a 30-percent slice of the pie.

  • News: Amazon Outflanks Apple with Kindle Cloud Reader

    Apple wants its piece of the pie, and it implemented some heavy-handed policies for in-app purchases. Rather than giving a cut of the revenue to Apple, companies like Amazon, Barnes and Noble, and others chose to simply remove the button for in-app purchases. Now, Amazon has stepped it up a notch by creating a Web-based version of the Kindle reader that circumvents Apple entirely.

  • News: Phone Data Caps: Five Things You Shouldn't Do (Too Often)

    Chances are, you no longer have an unlimited data plan on your mobile phone. Just a few years back, unlimited data plans were the norm, but now these all-you-can-eat options are rapidly disappearing. AT&T did away with unlimited options last year, and Verizon Wireless followed suit this year, moving to a similar tiered model. And even if you don't have an actual data limit, your so-called unlimited plan may very well come with a speed cap: If you use too much data, you'll see your speeds decrease significantly.

  • News: 11 Essential Tablet Productivity Apps

    Whether you're an executive, a traveling sales rep, a student, or a soccer parent, a slate full of smart apps can help you manage the ever-changing demands of your daily life. It doesn't really matter whether you use an iPad or one of the new Android tablets; both platforms offer a wealth of options for staying on top of things. And in any case, it's not about having the most apps--it's about having the right apps for you.

  • News: The five best free iPhone apps for travel

    You smartphone is great for checking emails and surfing the web when you're travelling around, but it can also be useful for helping you flag down cabs, finding out travel news and directions. Here's five free apps for the iPhone that will help you when it comes to travelling.

  • News: Facebook to rival BBM with instant messaging program

    Facebook is hoping to rival BlackBerry Messenger (BBM) and Apple's iMessage with its own instant messaging service for smartphones.

  • News: ITC to investigate another Apple complaint against HTC

    HTC faces even more pressure from Apple, now that the U.S. International Trade Commission has agreed to investigate another patent-infringement complaint against the Android phone maker.

  • News: Boxee launches iPad app, AirPlay integration

    The Internet video streaming service Boxee took square aim at the Apple crowd on Tuesday, launching both an iPad application and a firmware update to its own Boxee Box hardware that includes AirPlay integration as an "experimental" feature.

  • News: Visa to make it easier for merchants to adopt chip-based card payments

    Visa today announced plans that will let qualifying merchants in the U.S. eliminate the need to annually validate their compliance with the Payment Card Industry (PCI) data security standard.

  • News: Windows 7 to crack 40% share by year's end

    Windows 7 will be on 42% of the world's computers by the end of this year, a Gartner analyst predicted today

  • News: Scosche myTrek exercise monitor hits the ground running

    Months after it made a big splash at Macworld 2011, Scosche Industries’s myTrek exercise-monitoring system for iOS devices is finally hitting the market.



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