• Verizon iPhone: Hidden fees and gotchas

    Posted January 26, 2011 - 12:34 pm

    Like any good wireless carrier, Verizon Wireless tends to obfuscate the dirty details of its service plans, and it'll make no exceptions for the iPhone 4.
  • iPad's explosive growth in the enterprise

    Posted January 26, 2011 - 11:50 am

    A new report from Good Technology shows that enterprises are activating Apple's iPad tablet at a blazing pace.
  • Future iPhone and iPad apps: Smart, engaging, maybe costly

    Posted January 25, 2011 - 5:11 pm

    Mobile apps are maturing quickly as developers get more sophisticated, take dead aim at tablets, and find new ways of making money, says a new survey.
  • New iPhones, iPad Likely to Become E-Wallets

    Posted January 25, 2011 - 3:23 pm

    The next generation of iPhones and iPads will be able to replace your wallet, Bloomberg reports.
  • NFC Payments Could Turn iPhone and iPad into 'iWallet'

    Posted January 25, 2011 - 3:22 pm

    The United States has been slow to adopt the concept of near-field communications (NFC) technology or the idea of using a mobile phone as a method of payment, but it is gradually catching on. New reports suggest that the next-generation iPad and iPhone will be equipped with NFC capabilities, enabling you to use your iOS device to make purchases.
  • Your Verizon iPhone choices: unlimited data now or next-generation iPhone this summer

    Posted January 25, 2011 - 3:13 pm

    Verizon clearly knows many users wanting an iPhone on its network may be hesitating till Apple announced a new iPhone this summer. The company is offering a time-limited unlimited data package to users who buy now. Which option is best depends on you.
  • iWallet: 4 things NFC payments need to catch on

    Posted January 25, 2011 - 2:56 pm

    Apple's next iPhone and iPad may be poised to include a near field communication payment system, but the payment option will still face some big challenges ahead.
  • Verizon reports higher Q4 earnings, lower revenue

    Posted January 25, 2011 - 10:23 am

    Call it Verizon's Communication's (NYSE: VZ) last quarter Bi (before iPhone). The company on Tuesday announced fourth-quarter results showing higher net income, but lower revenue.
  • Trapster hack may have exposed millions of iPhone, Android passwords

    Posted January 20, 2011 - 6:34 pm

    Millions of e-mail addresses and passwords may have been stolen from Trapster, an online service that warns iPhone, Android and BlackBerry owners of police speed traps, the company said.
  • iFixit: Apple literally screwing customers [video]

    Posted January 20, 2011 - 12:49 pm

    The hardware-hacking Website fights for your freedom to tinker -- and stands to make a few bucks in the process.
  • Fake GSM base station trick targets iPhones

    Posted January 19, 2011 - 6:23 pm

    While his Black Hat DC Conference demonstration was not flawless, a University of Luxembourg student on Wednesday did show that it's possible to trick iPhone users into joining a fake GSM network.
  • Verizon offers $200 toward iPhone 4 upgrade, for some

    Posted January 19, 2011 - 11:05 am

    If you just bought a new Verizon phone over the holiday season--before you knew that Verizon was going to carry the iPhone 4--and you feel kind of cheated, Verizon understands. The company is offering up to $200 to users who purchased a Verizon phone over the holidays, when they buy a new iPhone 4 and turn in their old phone.
  • For Apple investors, a day like no other

    Posted January 18, 2011 - 9:21 pm

    For a brief period after hours on Tuesday, shares of Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL) rose above Friday's closing price for the first time since chief executive Steve Jobs announced he was taking another medical leave.
  • Apple conquers the ultimate engineering challenge: The white iPhone 4

    Posted January 18, 2011 - 7:07 pm

    They said it couldn't be done. They were wrong.
  • Verizon to offer iPhone credit for returned phones

    Posted January 18, 2011 - 6:33 pm

    If you or a fellow Verizon Wireless customer are experiencing some post-holiday mobile phone buyer's remorse, the iPhone's newest carrier will offer a gift card if you trade in your phone and buy an iPhone 4 for full price. Fortunately, though, you might not have to spend all that money if you bring back your phone under Verizon's existing return policy.
  • Microsoft launches OneNote app for iPhone

    Posted January 18, 2011 - 3:00 pm

    It is finally here. Microsoft today launched the OneNote app for the iPhone. One of the most useful (and addicting) applications in the Microsoft Office suite is OneNote, and now iPhone users can use OneNote on the go and sync information between their Windows PC and their Apple smartphone.
  • iOS users beating Android counterparts in update battle

    Posted January 18, 2011 - 11:49 am

    Almost 90 percent of iOS device owners are running the latest major revision of the OS, according to figures released by a prominent iOS app developer. In a stark contrast, Google's latest Android version (2.3) is installed on only 0.4 percent of devices, showing the divide between Android releases, also known as fragmentation.
  • Is the time right for FaceTime over 3G?

    Posted January 18, 2011 - 11:48 am

    The Verizon version of the iPhone 4--due to arrive early next month--will include a personal hotspot feature that will let users share their phone's 3G connection with up to five other devices. Pending carrier approval, the hotspot feature could eventually make its way into every device--possibly as soon as the now-in-beta iOS 4.3 update arrives. And not surprisingly, that's generated a lot of positive buzz: users see the hotspot capability as a way to both reduce the number of devices they need to carry around and lower their cellular bills by sharing a single connection among multiple devices.
  • Is Apple about to cancel free iPad newspaper/magazine subscriptions?

    Posted January 17, 2011 - 2:28 pm

    European newspapers are reporting Apple's new rules may prevent free electronic content for print subscribers. The most like reason? Apple wants a cut of the revenue and is getting ready to announce its own subscription model.
  • Verizon dumps renewal upgrade option

    Posted January 17, 2011 - 9:55 am

    Verizon Wireless will drop its 10-year-old "New Every Two" upgrade plan this month.
  • Elgan: When the iPhone feels your pain

    Posted January 17, 2011 - 9:32 am

    Consumers love their gadgets, and soon those devices will be able to sense our emotions and react to our moods by joining in on our elation or treading lightly when we're angry.
  • TurboTax takes iPhone filing nationwide

    Posted January 14, 2011 - 2:20 pm

    The TurboTax program that lets users file directly from their iPhone has gone nationwide in time for this year's tax season.
  • Is Android less secure than iPhone? Um, no.

    Posted January 14, 2011 - 12:56 pm

    One can only hope that security software provider Trend Micro saw a nice sales boost after the proclamation of its chairman earlier this week that Android phones are more vulnerable to hacking than iPhones are. If it didn't, those blatantly self-serving statements were made for nothing.
  • Review

    Apps with maps: 11 iPhone GPS apps compared

    Posted January 14, 2011 - 11:25 am

    The world of iOS-based GPS navigation apps has matured since we last reviewed this category, and the situation has improved. These apps are designed to mimic standalone navigation hardware, those dash-mounted or in-dash devices that guide you to a destination, navigating with the aid of visual cues and maps and often complemented with spoken directions and street names. Both standalone devices and iOS apps can integrate live traffic information for alerts and active rerouting, too.
  • Verizon iPhone antenna redesign may thwart 'death grip,' says expert

    Posted January 14, 2011 - 9:57 am

    Analysts say Verizon's iPhone may include a dual antenna to eliminate the signal problems that plagued AT&T customers last summer.
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