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  • News: iOS 5 finally gets custom notification tones

    Apple this morning unveiled the latest version of its mobile operating system, iOS 5, particularly focussing on an overhauled notifications system, an 'iMessage' service, wireless syncing, a 'Newsstand' app, and built-in Twitter integration. However, one of the 200 new iOS 5 features overlooked by many media outlets is custom notification tones for SMS, e-mail and voicemail sounds. Hurrah!

  • News: With iOS5, Apple Mostly Plays Catch-Up

    When it's released this fall, iOS 5 will be a major update to Apple's mobile operating system. But it won't be very revolutionary. Rather than introduce innovations, Apple will mostly fill in iOS's holes by borrowing features already found on other mobile operating systems, or correcting longtime annoyances.

  • News: Apple announces iOS 5, shows 10 new features

    Apple tonight demonstrated iOS 5, its next generation operating system for iPad, iPhone and iPod touch. According to Apple, there are more than 1,500 new APIs and 200 new features in iOS 5. Interestingly, many of these replicate functionality already provided by third-party apps, ehich is unlikely to prove popular with Apple's software partners.

  • News: Sprint expands Evo brand with tablet, '3D' smartphone

    Sprint is trying to replicate the hit it scored last summer with the HTC EVO 4G smartphone by expanding the brand to both a tablet and a new "3D" smartphone.

  • News: iPhone 5G scam targets Windows systems

    Spam email messages using an iPhone '5G' as bait could seriously affect the health of your Windows systems, though Mac OS and iOS users needn't worry.

  • News: WWDC 2011: Keynote Preview

    The Apple rumor mill is in high gear with only a few hours left until Steve Jobs kicks off the keynote speech at Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference on Monday. The company has already said it plans to talk about Mac OS X 10.7 "Lion," iOS 5 and a new cloud service called iCloud, but nobody knows for sure what surprises each new product will offer users. Apple has already previewed OS X Lion and developers have had beta versions of the new OS for several weeks. However, there is a rumor that Lion could be available for purchase as early as next week via the Apple Store and, reportedly, the Mac App Store.

  • News: iPhone 5 Phishing Attack Preys on WWDC Hype

    Perhaps you've heard about a little event going on this week called the Worldwide Developers Conference? Attackers are preying on the frenzy of hype around the Apple WWDC to launch new phishing scams "announcing" the iPhone 5G.

  • News: HTC Evo 3D 'glasses-free' smartphone, Evo View tablet coming June 24 to Sprint

    Sprint said it will start selling an HTC 4G tablet and the Evo 3D smartphone on June 24.

  • News: LIVE: Steve Jobs' keynote at Apple's WWDC conference

    Our colleagues over at Macworld.com will be live blogging Steve Jobs' WWDC 2011 keynote address from 6pm this evening. Simply view this page from just before 6pm for live updates and commentary from San Francisco on Apple's announcements, which are expected to include new OS software for Mac, Apple iPhone and Apple iPad, and the cloud-based storage system mooted as 'iCloud':

  • News: The Week in iPhone 4 Cases: Got bling?

    It’s time for another iPhone case roundup, where we gather up the latest in iPhone protection. As always, this installment brings you a variegated selection from the world of portable telephonic protection—we’ve got a little bit for everybody.

  • Video: Imaginary interface lets you interact with invisible phone

    Researchers at Germany's Hasso-Plattner Institute have developed 'imaginary interfaces' that allow users to interact with their phones even though they're not in front of them.

  • Video: Windows 8 preview at Computex

    Plus: Asus's Padfone, ViewSonic's multi-OS tablet and the rest of the big tech stories

  • News: Symantec launches iPhone app for Norton Online Family

    Norton, the security software brand from Symantec, has unveiled an iPhone app for its Online Family parental controls software.

  • News: Apple's plans for Mac OS X Lion, iOS 5 -- and iCloud

    At its developer conference, CEO Steve Jobs reveals what's next for its desktop and mobile OSes, plus previews its new cloud service

  • News: New Mobile App Locates Low-Cost Prescriptions

    Medco and Verizon Wireless released a mobile application that guides smartphone users to locations where they can purchase the lowest-cost prescription drugs.

  • News: How Windows 8 Will Challenge Enterprise IT

    Windows 8 will work on more devices, which will create complications for enterprises as the consumerization of IT gathers steam. The major challenges: hardware and application incompatibility and Windows upgrade fatigue.

  • News: Apple developer's conference: What to expect for iOS, cloud services

    Apple this week sketched out the main announcements for the company's annual Worldwide Developer Conference, which starts Monday in San Francisco. It's all about software, but many of the details are still not known, so there's plenty of speculation.

  • News: Ten features that might appear in iOS 5

    iOS 5 may share the stage with Mac OS X Lion during next Monday’s Worldwide Developer Conference keynote, but Apple’s two operating systems arrive at the developer get-together in very different states. The latest Mac OS X update has already gotten its own on-stage preview and seen multiple developer releases come and go. iOS 5, in contrast, remains shrouded in Apple’s customary invisibility cloak. The mobile OS update is what a former government official might call a “known unknown.”

  • News: Adobe: Row with Apple over Flash is over

    Adobe CEO Shantanu Narayen has said that his company's row with Apple over the lack of Flash on the iOS platform is 'over'.

  • News: Crutchfield sees benefits from speedy mobile checkout

    Crutchfield, an electronics and auto stereo retailer, has found that the easier a smartphone payment technology is for buyers to use, the greater the number of sales.



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