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  • News: Verizon confirms sales of its Galaxy S II 'superphone' start in July

    Verizon Wireless Wednesday confirmed that it will start selling Samsung's Galaxy S II 'superphone' some time next month.

  • News: Mobile Developers Still Choosing Android Over iOS

    More than 5,000 iOS developers are in San Francisco for Apple's big party at the Worldwide Developers Conference, but a new report says the hippest place to be is the Android Market. The study, from Bluevia and Vision Mobile, found that 67 percent of developers code for Android, while iOS trails at 59 percent.

  • News: Developers see potential, pitfalls with iOS 5

    When App Cubby’s David Barnard witnessed the unveiling of iOS 5 this week at the Worldwide Developers Conference, his first thought was to marvel at all the “shiny new toys.”

  • News: iOS 5: What you need to know

    When Apple senior vice president Scott Forstall took the wraps off iOS 5 at Monday's Worldwide Developers Conference keynote, he focused on ten of what he said were more than 200 new features in the next incarnation of Apple's mobile operating system.

  • News: BlackBerry PlayBook Gets Fresh Facebook App

    A BlackBerry PlayBook Tablet OS update released this morning brings a freshened Facebook app, the ability to make in-app purchases and other minor improvements, but no Android emulator or native e-mail app. The free 312MB update (version 1.0.5.3204) is available via the PlayBook settings menu now, and will be available in the BlackBerry AppWorld app store as well.

  • News: Apple releases iBooks 1.3 update

    Apple released an update to its iBooks iOS app today. Version 1.3 of iBooks adds a couple of new features, including a read-aloud feature for some children's books.

  • News: Major damages sought in Oracle-Google patent dispute

    A new document in a year-old patent lawsuit filed by Oracle against Google over Android intellectual property suggests Oracle could be seeking huge damages from Google.

  • News: Apple updates Find My iPhone

    Apple has updated the Find My iPhone app so that it better handles your offline devices. Find My iPhone can locate, send messages to, and play sounds on your iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch--but apparently Apple prefers the app's current name to "Find My Miscellaneous iOS Device."

  • 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



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