Japanese Carrier Softbank Reportedly in Talks to Take over US Carrier Sprint

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Japanese mobile carrier Softbank is reportedly in talks to buy Sprint Nextel Corp. On Thursday, a report from Bloomberg noted that Softbank was looking to purchase two-thirds of the Sprint Nextel company which would give them control of the company. The transaction will cost Softbank a hefty $19 billion, or … Read the Full Story →

Apple Inc. (AAPL) Reportedly Working on Music Service Similar to Pandora

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Pandora, the popular music recommendation service, may soon have a competing service from Apple Inc. (AAPL) new report claims. On Thursday, The Wall Street Journal reported that AAPL is looking to introduce its own music streaming service, similar to Pandora, adding on to the iTunes structure in both OS X … Read the Full Story →

Amazon Introduces Kindle Fire HD LTE: iPad Gets Another Competitor

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Amazon introduced the Kindle Fire late last year, as a response to Apple’s dominance of the tablet computer market. On Thursday, the Seattle, Washington based company moved to introduce the new Kindle Fire HD LTE for the same $499 the iPad sells for. A 32GB Kindle Fire HD LTE is … Read the Full Story →

AT&T Planning to Shut Off 2G EDGE Network by 2017

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AT&T’s 2G EDGE network is one of the oldest mobile networks and it appears that the company is now ready to retire the network to give way for faster 3G and 4G LTE networking. The EDGE network was the only available network for accessing the internet on the original iPhone, … Read the Full Story →

iPhone 5 Mini Dock Connector Photos Surface Online

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Rumors that Apple was looking to introduce a smaller dock connector in the next generation iPhone 5 have been around on the web for several months now. However, in the last several weeks, numerous leaked images of the iPhone 5 enclosure suggest that a smaller dock connector and charger will … Read the Full Story →

Apple Smart Cover Patent Suggests Built-in Multi-Touch Flexible Display, Solar Panel, Keyboard

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Apple released the Smart Cover with the iPad 2 early last year and since then the cover has become a model for numerous third party accessory makers who have developed their own versions. However, according to a patent application put out by the United States Patent & Trademark Office, it … Read the Full Story →

Google Inc. (GOOG) Acquires Sparrow for “new Gmail Project”

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Google Inc. (GOOG) has gone ahead to acquired yet another company to wind into its web of online companies and lab tests. The search giants latest acquisition is popular Mac OS X and iOS email client, Sparrow. Sparrow was introduced in February of 2011, and brought a simplified email application … Read the Full Story →

Ahead of iPhone 5 Release Date European Carriers Stocking Nano-SIMs

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According to a report from The Financial Times, European carriers are stocking up on nano-SIM cards ahead of Apple’s next gen iPhone 5 release date. The carriers are purchasing the SIMs ahead of any statements or confirmation from Apple if this new standard will be adopted. Earlier this year, many … Read the Full Story →

AT&T To Launch Blocking Service for Stolen Phones and Tablets on July 10th

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AT&T is reportedly planning to launch a blocking service that will allow users to report stolen phones and tablets, a service which of course, includes the iPhone as well. On Friday, The Verge reported based on a source that AT&T is in fact, looking to launch this blocking service on … Read the Full Story →

Apple to Introduce Standalone Podcast App in iOS 6

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Earlier in the year, Apple removed the iTunes U category in iTunes from iOS and introduced a standalone app dedicated to providing university and educational materials. According to a report from AllThingsD, the Cupertino company is planning to also introduce an app dedicated entirely to podcasts in iOS 6. Like … Read the Full Story →

iOS 6 to Bring National Emergency Alerts to iPhone, iPad, iPod touch

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Apple’s popular iPhone has been on the market since 2007 and has picked up a number of new features since then, including video chat capabilities, and even Siri, a voice controlled personal assistant. However, even with a variety of innovative technology, the iPhone always fell short when it came to … Read the Full Story →

Google Unveils 3D Maps, Coming to iOS and Android

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Earlier in the week, Google announced an event to unveil plans to release the “Next Dimension” of Google Maps, ahead of Apple’s announcement of iOS 6. On Wednesday, during the event, Google unveiled 3D Maps, a technology that looks very similar to Apple’s recently acquired C3 Technologies. The 3D renderings for … Read the Full Story →

iOS Apps Please the Eye, Android Apps… Not So Much

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I must admit, when a friend and I decided to take up app coding as a hobby to see if we could make a game, I thought mobile app coding was the same across the board. Guess what? It is not the same. Surprise I know, don’t get me wrong … Read the Full Story →

FAA To Increase Usage of Apple’s iPad and Create Own App Store

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The FAA issued iPads for pilots to use as replacements for paper charts and has received positive feedback from pilots and other flight crew suggesting that it is a viable replacement. Now, the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration is planning to expand the usage of the iPad during flights and even … Read the Full Story →

Apple Inc. (AAPL) Products In 51% of US Households

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We all know how well Apple Inc. (AAPL) is doing in recent years. Enjoying unparalleled success in products such as the iPhone and iPad. The sentiment since I have been in the Technology business is that “Ya, Apple has cool items but everyone owns Microsoft, Apple is too expensive”. Perhaps … Read the Full Story →