iphone

Thu
13
May
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Google's iPhone Challenger Loses Another Carrier

Sprint has dropped plans to carry the Nexus One, Google's flagship cellphone. The news has somewhat undermined the revelation that Google's Android system is -- technically, at least -- outselling the iPhone. The news comes just weeks after Google ... cancelled plans to offer Nexus One with carrier Verizon. (Source: eweek.com ) The release of Nexus One, produced by HTC, marked the first time Google itself had directly marketed a phone based around its own open-source system, Android. The original plan was to have it available for all the major networks, but to engage in minimal advertising and to ... (view more)

Tue
04
May
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Apple Could Face FTC Investigation Over iPhone, iPad Regulations

Officials may soon investigate Apple amidst allegations that the company is too restrictive in its demands on developers producing applications for the iPhone and iPad. Criticism of that policy has been particularly strong over Apple's stance on ... using the Flash multimedia system. Apple recently changed its terms and conditions to give it the right to pull any application which does not use the company's specified programming and development systems, a list which doesn't include Flash. That prompted Adobe to abandon a tool that allowed Flash developers to easily convert their applications to ... (view more)

Mon
03
May
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Apple CEO Says No Adobe Flash on iPhone, iPad

The Apple iPhone and iPad boast countless apps and features. However, according to Apple CEO Steve Jobs, there is one particular feature that will not be appearing on the aforementioned Apple devices: Adobe Flash technology. In a 1,685-word ... offensive against Adobe (titled "Thoughts on Flash"), Jobs mentioned that Flash has too many "bugs", drains batteries too quickly and is too oriented to personal computers to work on the iPhone or iPad. Jobs went on to state that Flash was designed "for PCs using mice, not for touch screens using fingers." (Source: yahoo.com ) Still, many believe that the ... (view more)

Mon
05
Apr
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Apple Sells 700,000 iPads Opening Day, Report Suggests

Even before many reviews of the iPad have been unveiled, die-hard Apple devotees have scooped up an estimated 700,000 units of the much-anticipated handheld device. According to a report by Gene Munster of tech analyst firm Piper Jaffray, it's ... estimated Apple sold between 600,000 and 700,000 of its iPad devices just this past Saturday, alone (including presales). The number more than doubles the senior analyst's earlier forecast that between 200,000 and 300,000 units would move out on that first day of availability. (Source: cnet.com ) iPad Beats iPhone Release Evidence of the iPad's ... (view more)

Wed
17
Feb
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'iPhone Explorer', and 'IS Protector'

iPhone Explorer With iPhone Explorer, you can look into the file system of your iPhone and download and upload files by USB connection, regardless of file format. This also allows you to use your iPhone as a USB storage device, which is convenient ... for people on the go. Freeware. http://www.software4u.de IS Protector IS Protector permanently deletes selected files from your computer with the most reliable data termination algorithms. A stranger can't recover erased confidential information with this program, which is specially designed to make sure that once a file is gone, it's gone for good ... (view more)

Fri
29
Jan
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Apple Finally Unveils New iPad, Tablet-based PC

Apple unveiled its latest invention, dubbed the "iPad" at a press conference yesterday and to millions of potential television viewers. So, what does the iPad look and feel like? iPad: Hardware Details Some suggest that the iPad is essentially an ... oversized iPhone with longer battery life and a larger screen. And, unlike most laptops, netbooks, or tablet PCs, the iPad doesn't have a flip-top design. Instead, the iPad is merely a tablet, weighing only 1.5 pounds (about twice as heavy as Amazon's last Kindle) and comes preloaded with the standard iPhone fare, including Safari, Music, ... (view more)

Tue
10
Nov
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Rick Astley Virus Highlights iPhone Security Risk

If your iPhone's wallpaper has suddenly changed to a picture of singer 1980's singer sensation Rick Astley, it's not just a prank by a friend. Instead, it's a worm virus that could lead to significant harm. The problem only affects "jailbroken" ... handsets, those which have been adapted by the user to allow them to run applications without any restrictions. Note that a jailbroken iPhone is different from an unlocked iPhone, which allows the phone to make calls on any network. The worm takes advantage of the fact that many people who have jailbroken their phone go on to use a file transfer system ... (view more)

Tue
03
Nov
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Legendary PC Game 'Doom' Now available on iPhone

Apple's iPhone continues its assault on the Nintendo DS with the release of id Software's legendary shooter, Doom. Originally released in 1994, the game still looks great on Apple's uber-popular smartphone. The original Doom was released on PC in ... 1993. It wasn't the first first-person shooter (FPS) -- that distinction arguably belongs to id's own Wolfenstein 3D, released in 1992 -- but it might just be the most memorable. The game's storyline wasn't exactly Shakespeare (futuristic teleportation experiments on Mars go wrong, unleashing hell's minions on unsuspecting space marines), but it sure ... (view more)

Mon
07
Sep
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Microsoft Rallies for Bing, iPhone Integration

Microsoft wants more iPhone applications to use Bing as their default search tools. While not developing apps itself, Microsoft has released a toolkit to allow independent firms to power their apps' searching with Bing. At the moment, Google is the ... default search engine on the iPhone, with Yahoo the alternative option. Anyone wanting to use Bing must use the web browser to type in the site's address rather than using search bars. That's not easy with smartphones such as the iPhone where small and fiddly keyboards make manual searches inconvenient. Many users prefer to use dedicated ... (view more)

Thu
03
Sep
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iPhone: Not the Jackpot that AT&T had Hoped, Report Says

A major newspaper has recently questioned how much AT ... (view more)

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