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Newest iPhone Receives Positive Reviews in Advance of Release

A little more than one week after the introduction of the iPhone 4S, early reviews have begun to pour in with praise, comments and concerns about Apple’s new device. The Wall Street Journal reports that the most important change to the device is not actually any upgrade to the hardware or the new cloud-syncing service, […]

Smartphone market sees Nokia slip

Apple is mushrooming. The Cupertino, California-based company is making significant headway in the burgeoning smartphone market, according to a press release from IDC Insights. Previously held by Nokia, the dominant position in the market is progressively slipping yet the industry will continue growing rapidly. “Conditions in the smartphone market are creating a perfect storm for […]

White iPhone4 not immune from criticism, not even 0.2 millimeters-worth

The long-awaited white iPhone4 taxed the patience of anxious consumers who really wanted the device. And now that they have it, CNN reports, complaints about it have not ceased. The white model that was released last Thursday is 0.2 millimeters thicker than the black iPhone4, which has been on the market for 10 months, according […]

Apple Files Patent for Fitness App

As Apple’s dominance in the app world is threatened by Google’s Android, the technology giant is working to keep its competitive edge. Recently, the company filed a patent for a Fitness Center App with social media components, Mashable reports. The United States Patent Trademark Office published Apple’s patent on Thursday, and since then industry watchers […]

Report: White iPhone 4 on Its Way to Store Shelves

Gadget lovers tend to be a finicky bunch, and though Apple fanboys are usually the first to form lines when the company readies the launch of a new product, they are not without their own set of complaints. Many Apple lovers have long called for the company to increase the number of white iPhones available […]

Gartner: Google’s Android to Dominate Smartphone Market by 2012

As Google expands its reach beyond its core search engine and advertising businesses, the technology giant has had its share of successes and failures. One area where the company has found great success, however, is in the increasingly lucrative smartphone market. Google’s Android software is currently the most popular platform among smartphone users and according […]

Research In Motion to Challenge Apple, Launch PlayBook Tablet April 19

Research in Motion once dominated the smartphone market with its Blackberry offering. However, with the advent of the Android platform and the iPhone, it has quickly lost ground in the profitable sector. Now, RIM looks to take on Apple in the tablet market, announcing it will release its PlayBook tablet on April 19 in the […]

Smartphones Could Take the Place of Credit Cards

A simple wave of an iPhone or a Droid might replace the old-fashioned swipe and sign ritual of credit cards, reports Bloomberg/BusinessWeek. AT&T, Verizon Wireless and T-Mobile have reportedly partnered with Discover Financial Services – the fourth-biggest payment network after MasterCard, Visa and American Express – to transform smartphones into mobile payment systems. Some early […]

Why “Free” Cellphones Aren’t Actually Free

The iPhone 4, the latest and hottest gadget to hit the markets, carries an astonishingly low up-front price tag. On AT&T’s website or in its stores, bright orange letters blare out the bargain – only $199 for the pinnacle of Steve Jobs’ engineering and design. But as with all things, there’s no free lunch – […]

Holiday Shopping: Coupon Apps & Comparison Apps

Use these iPhone apps to save money!