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Posted at 05:30 PM ET, 12/22/2011

Today in Tech: Santa Tracker, Steve Jobs’s Grammy, Nook Tablet

Santa Tracker, Steve Jobs’s Grammy, Nook Tablet

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  05:30 PM ET, 12/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mobile, cybersecurity, Apple

Posted at 05:53 PM ET, 12/05/2011

Today in Tech: Xbox Live, Carrier IQ, Facebook to acquire Gowalla

Also: Carrier IQ draws scrutiny; Facebook to acquire Gowalla

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  05:53 PM ET, 12/05/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Facebook, Microsoft, Mobile

Posted at 06:07 PM ET, 11/18/2011

Today in Tech: Galaxy Nexus, Black Friday, ‘Skyward Sword’

Also Black Friday and ‘Skyward Sword’

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  06:07 PM ET, 11/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gaming, Google, Wikipedia, Mobile

Posted at 05:06 PM ET, 11/17/2011

Today in Tech: Google Music; Black Friday; Amazon’s plans for a phone?

Google Music; Black Friday; Amazon’s plans for a phone?

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  05:06 PM ET, 11/17/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  IP, Amazon, Mobile, Online shopping, Google

Posted at 05:18 PM ET, 11/03/2011

Today in Tech: Apple admits iOS5 bug, Google Offers goes national; Amazon launches Kindle Owners’ Lending Library

Apple admits iOS5 bug, Google Offers goes national; Amazon launches Kindle Owners’ Lending Library.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  05:18 PM ET, 11/03/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mobile, Groupon, E-Readers, Tablets, Gadgets, Google, Apple

Posted at 06:02 PM ET, 11/02/2011

Today in Tech: Tim Cook’s Apple; a new Nook Color?; Black Friday deals

Tim Cook’s Apple; a new Nook Color?; Black Friday deals

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  06:02 PM ET, 11/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Google, Gaming, Mobile, Online shopping, E-Readers, Apple

Posted at 04:19 PM ET, 10/14/2011

Watch: A conversation with Siri, Apple’s iPhone assistant

Getting to know the virtual assistant on Apple’s iPhone 4S.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  04:19 PM ET, 10/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Apple, Mobile

Posted at 12:07 PM ET, 09/27/2011

Apple wants to ‘Talk iPhone’ Oct. 4

The invitation doesn’t mention the iPhone 5 by name and or whether Apple will launch a revamped iPhone 4, an iPhone 5, or both

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  12:07 PM ET, 09/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Apple, Mobile

Posted at 03:07 PM ET, 09/26/2011

HTC Amaze 4G, Samsung Galaxy S II are T-Mo’s newest 4G phones

T-Mobile’s adding two more smartphones to its fastest HSPA+ network

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  03:07 PM ET, 09/26/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mobile

Posted at 06:56 PM ET, 09/20/2011

HTC Rhyme: On Verizon, for $199

The 3.7-inch smartphone costs $199 with a two-year contract from Verizon.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  06:56 PM ET, 09/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mobile

Posted at 09:33 AM ET, 09/20/2011

Google officially rolls out Google Wallet

Google is sending its Wallet app to Sprint Nexus S 4G phones in an over-the-air update.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  09:33 AM ET, 09/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Google, Mobile

Posted at 10:29 AM ET, 09/16/2011

ITC to review HTC, Apple ruling

The International Trade Commission will review decision that found HTC violated two Apple patents.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  10:29 AM ET, 09/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Tablets, mobile, Apple, Google, HTC

Posted at 12:47 PM ET, 09/15/2011

United Nations to launch app for education, action

The UN is launching its first education and outreach app for the iPhone on Thursday in an effort to streamline its mobile presence and encourage users to take action on key global issues.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  12:47 PM ET, 09/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mobile, Digital Culture

Posted at 04:59 PM ET, 09/14/2011

Microsoft's Ballmer: Windows 8 has seen 500,000 downloads

Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer made a surprise appearance at the BUILD developer conference on Wednesday.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  04:59 PM ET, 09/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  microsoft, tablets, mobile

Posted at 05:50 PM ET, 09/12/2011

Gowalla revamps, launches a new site

Gowalla has launched a new site with a new purpose.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  05:50 PM ET, 09/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  mobile

Posted at 05:15 PM ET, 09/09/2011

Flash content will run on your iPhone

Adobe has modified its Flash player to work on iOS devices.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  05:15 PM ET, 09/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Apple, Mobile, Tablets

Posted at 10:19 AM ET, 09/07/2011

Nokia taking entries for signature tune makeover

Nokia is asking users across the globe to submit their variations on the company’s famous theme.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  10:19 AM ET, 09/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mobile

Posted at 09:20 AM ET, 09/07/2011

Droid Bionic will be available Sept. 8 for $299.99

Verizon announced the Motorola Droid Bionic is hitting shelves Sept. 8

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  09:20 AM ET, 09/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mobile, Gadgets

Posted at 06:11 PM ET, 09/06/2011

Droid Bionic scavenger hunt kicks into full gear

Motorola and Verizon are sending smartphone buyers on a scavenger hunt across the Web for one of fall’s hottest new devices, the Droid Bionic.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  06:11 PM ET, 09/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mobile, Google

Posted at 03:04 PM ET, 09/06/2011

Over a quarter of American adults use mobile location-based services

Americans are slow to adopt checking-in, but many look for directions and recommendations.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  03:04 PM ET, 09/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mobile, Digital Culture

Posted at 10:47 AM ET, 09/06/2011

Apple Hong Kong store shows company zeroing in on Asian market

Apple is reportedly planning to build its first-ever store in Hong Kong, as the company turns its focus to a ripe market in Asia.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  10:47 AM ET, 09/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Apple, Mobile, International

Posted at 01:50 PM ET, 09/02/2011

iPhone 4 prototype theft suspects say they’re not guilty

Brian Hogan and Sage Wallower did not appear in court, but pleaded not guilty to all charges.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  01:50 PM ET, 09/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Apple, Mobile

Posted at 11:52 AM ET, 09/01/2011

IFA 2011: Samsung Note wants to be your one and only

Samsung has released new smartphones, new tablets and now the Galaxy Note that’s a strange combination of both.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  11:52 AM ET, 09/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mobile, Gadgets, Tablets

Posted at 02:22 PM ET, 08/31/2011

AT&T announces HTC Jetstream LTE tablet, Galaxy S II

AT&T announced that it will carry its first LTE/HPSA+ tablet, the HTC Jetstream

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  02:22 PM ET, 08/31/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mobile, Tablets, Gadgets

Posted at 09:05 AM ET, 08/31/2011

Apple not ‘streaming’ iTunes? Mostly a semantics issue

Apple’s iTunes in the Cloud lets you listen to songs without storing them locally — but is it streaming?

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  09:05 AM ET, 08/31/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Apple, online music, mobile

Posted at 12:02 PM ET, 08/29/2011

Report: Apple’s new iPhone screen under 4 inches

Supplier sources have said that Apple’s next iPhone will have, at most, a 3.7-inch screen.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  12:02 PM ET, 08/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Apple, Mobile

Posted at 11:00 AM ET, 08/26/2011

Hacking guru Comex joins Apple as intern

Comex, the hacker known for jailbreaking the iPhone, is now an intern at Apple

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  11:00 AM ET, 08/26/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Apple, Mobile

Posted at 09:22 AM ET, 08/26/2011

Report: Verizon won’t carry the Galaxy S II

The Galaxy S II is not headed for the nation’s largest wireless carrier.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  09:22 AM ET, 08/26/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mobile, Verizon

Posted at 12:00 PM ET, 08/25/2011

Verizon, Intuit team up for mobile payments

Verizon and Intuit are rolling out a mobile payment inititiative.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  12:00 PM ET, 08/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Verizon, Mobile

Posted at 04:43 PM ET, 08/23/2011

Sprint iPhone could signal the end of unlimited plans

Could Sprint be getting the iPhone?

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  04:43 PM ET, 08/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mobile, Apple

Posted at 12:04 PM ET, 08/23/2011

Report: Apple building a cheaper 8GB iPhone4

Apple is reportedly planning on releasing a cheap 8GB iPhone 4

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  12:04 PM ET, 08/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Apple, Mobile

Posted at 10:36 AM ET, 08/23/2011

Report: Apple’s iPhone 5 is GSM/CDMA, test logs show

Apple’s iPhone 5 is likely a dual GSM/CDMA phone, according to app developer logs.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  10:36 AM ET, 08/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Apple, Mobile

Posted at 09:16 AM ET, 08/23/2011

HP Touchpad, HP Pre 3 still in high demand despite being discontinued

Customers can’t get enough of the HP TouchPad and HP Pre 3 smartphone, even though the products have been discontinued.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  09:16 AM ET, 08/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Tablets, gadgets, mobile

Posted at 12:45 PM ET, 08/22/2011

Report: iPhone components surface for new phone

Pictures of a battery, back camera and headphone/earphone jack have surfaced on a supplier Web site.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  12:45 PM ET, 08/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Apple, Mobile

Posted at 09:37 AM ET, 08/22/2011

GroupMe to be acquired by Skype; text messaging in trouble?

Skype has agreed to acquire GroupMe as the mobile messaing landscape continues to change.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  09:37 AM ET, 08/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Skype, Mobile, Digital Culture

Posted at 05:38 PM ET, 08/19/2011

Report: AT&T veep says iPhone 5 coming in early October

An AT&T vice president has reportedly told employees that the iPhone 5 will go on sale in early October

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  05:38 PM ET, 08/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Apple, Mobile

Posted at 12:44 PM ET, 08/19/2011

HP, Google actions bolster arguments of post-PC era

Is the PC really dead? Tech business moves this week suggest companies think so.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  12:44 PM ET, 08/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Tablets, Gadgets, Mobile

Posted at 10:33 AM ET, 08/19/2011

AT&T streamlines text messaging plans, will eliminate $10 plan

AT&T is cutting its $10, 1000-message plan, citing consumer preference for unlimited texts.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  10:33 AM ET, 08/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mobile

Posted at 06:18 PM ET, 08/18/2011

HP CEO: Shutting down WebOS ‘difficult but necessary’

HP Chief Executive Leo Apotheker said that WebOS operations will end by the Q4 2011.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  06:18 PM ET, 08/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mobile, Tablets, Gadgets

Posted at 05:11 PM ET, 08/18/2011

HP kills WebOS devices after poor sales

HP will end production of the TouchPad and other WebOS devices.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  05:11 PM ET, 08/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mobile, Tablet, Gadgets

Posted at 12:18 PM ET, 08/18/2011

Report: Android users use apps more than Web

A Nielsen report shows that smartphone owners turn more often to apps than smartphone browsers.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  12:18 PM ET, 08/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mobile, Digital Culture

Posted at 07:42 PM ET, 08/17/2011

T-Mobile joins the BlackBerry Bold 9900 party

T-Mobile announced it will carry the BlackBerry 9900, its first BlackBerry 4G smartphone

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  07:42 PM ET, 08/17/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mobile, RIM

Posted at 01:01 PM ET, 08/16/2011

Verizon selling BlackBerry Bold 9930

You can nab the BlackBerry Bold 9930 on Verizon’s Web site for $249.99 with a two-year contract

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  01:01 PM ET, 08/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mobile

Posted at 11:57 AM ET, 08/16/2011

AT&T’s first LTE devices to launch Aug. 21

AT&T is releasing LTE-capable devices on Aug. 21, though LTE availability is limited.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  11:57 AM ET, 08/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mobile, Gadgets

Posted at 06:25 PM ET, 08/15/2011

Microsoft: We welcome all device partners

Microsoft says it now has the only equal opportunity platform

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  06:25 PM ET, 08/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mobile, Google, Microsoft

Posted at 05:18 PM ET, 08/15/2011

Americans use cell phones to stave off boredom, avoid each other

A new study from the Pew Internet and American Life Project in cellphone use has some interesting results

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  05:18 PM ET, 08/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mobile, Digital culture

Posted at 01:55 PM ET, 08/15/2011

Why the Google - Motorola deal makes sense...and why it doesn’t

Google and Motorola Mobility announced they’re joining forces in a $12.5 billion deal that could have a whole lot of impact on the tech industry.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  01:55 PM ET, 08/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Google, Mobile

Posted at 11:15 AM ET, 08/15/2011

Google agrees to acquire Motorola Mobility

In Google’s largest acquisition to date, the company has agreed to acquire Motorola Mobility for $12.5 billion.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  11:15 AM ET, 08/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Google, Mobile

Posted at 07:45 PM ET, 08/12/2011

Report: Apple will not hold a Sept. 7 event, after all

A trusted Apple blogger reports his sources deny Apple will hold a Sept. 7 event

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  07:45 PM ET, 08/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Apple, Mobile

Posted at 06:43 PM ET, 08/12/2011

Low-priced plans for data-hungry families

Verizon and Comcast both have new plans that get you ’net access for $20 a month.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  06:43 PM ET, 08/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mobile

Posted at 02:02 PM ET, 08/12/2011

Report: Apple announcing the iPhone 5 on Sept. 7

Coming to us from the Japanese blog Kodawarisan is the speculation that Apple’s big event will take place Sept. 7.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  02:02 PM ET, 08/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Apple, Mobile

Posted at 01:15 PM ET, 08/12/2011

Samsung Galaxy S II launch expected this month

Samsung has scheduled a media event this month that may be the announcement of the U.S. launch of the Galaxy S II.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  01:15 PM ET, 08/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mobile

Posted at 02:11 PM ET, 08/11/2011

Report: Apple researching projectors in their devices?

Patently Apple reports that Apple is researching the idea of putting projectors in their devices

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  02:11 PM ET, 08/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Apple, Mobile, Computers

Posted at 01:30 PM ET, 08/11/2011

HTC invests $300 million in Beats by Dr. Dre

HTC announced that it’s investing $300 million in Beats Electronics, with plans to bring a line of HTC devices with the audio technology.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  01:30 PM ET, 08/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mobile

Posted at 10:47 AM ET, 08/11/2011

Should Nintendo jump on mobile?

Investors are reportedly pressuring Nintendo to make the jump to mobile platforms

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  10:47 AM ET, 08/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gaming, Mobile

Posted at 03:55 PM ET, 08/10/2011

Charges filed over iPhone 4 leak, Gizmodo employees cleared

A California judge charged two people with “misappropriation of lost property” for taking an iPhone 4 prototype

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  03:55 PM ET, 08/10/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Apple, Mobile

Posted at 09:42 AM ET, 08/09/2011

Tottenham MP calls for suspension of BlackBerry Messenger

David Lammy, who represents Tottenham, has called on RIM to suspend its messaging service, which has been used by rioters.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  09:42 AM ET, 08/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  International, RIM, Mobile, Social Networking

Posted at 09:46 AM ET, 08/08/2011

AT&T changes its voicemail policy following hacking scandals

AT&T, spurred by the hacking scandal in Britain, has made changes to its voicemail systems, setting a password on voicemail by default.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  09:46 AM ET, 08/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mobile, Security

Posted at 06:02 PM ET, 08/05/2011

Data caps, mobile surfing and expectations

Mobile surfing is on the rise, but what do we expect from it?

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  06:02 PM ET, 08/05/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mobile

Posted at 02:45 PM ET, 08/05/2011

Study: Android popular in the South, iPhones in the North

A study from Jumptap shows U.S. regional tastes in cellphones

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  02:45 PM ET, 08/05/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  apple, google, mobile

Posted at 03:24 PM ET, 08/04/2011

Report: China Telecom prepping for two iPhones

China Telecom is preparing for two iPhones this fall — a high-end model and a ‘simplified’ one.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  03:24 PM ET, 08/04/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Apple, Mobile

Posted at 04:20 PM ET, 08/03/2011

Apple’s iPhone 5 release rumors bounce back toward September

Supplier report says the iPhone will ship in September. No, really.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  04:20 PM ET, 08/03/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Apple, Mobile

Posted at 11:52 AM ET, 08/03/2011

Five touch-screen BlackBerrys will hit shelves this month

Research in Motion will have five new touch-screen BlackBerrys this month.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  11:52 AM ET, 08/03/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mobile

Posted at 09:35 AM ET, 08/03/2011

Nexus S is free at Best Buy today

All models of Google’s Nexus S are free at Best Buy today

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  09:35 AM ET, 08/03/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mobile

Posted at 03:53 PM ET, 08/02/2011

Skype for iPad officially (re-)released

Skype officially released its iPad app Tuesday after an accidental early release

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  03:53 PM ET, 08/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Apple, Tablets, Mobile

Posted at 05:23 PM ET, 08/01/2011

FAQ: AT&T unlimited plan changes

AT&T announced that it’s holding some of its unlimited data users back.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  05:23 PM ET, 08/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mobile

Posted at 09:07 AM ET, 08/01/2011

Apple iPhone 5 set for October?

A new report suggests the iPhone 5 will launch in October, not September as widely expected.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  09:07 AM ET, 08/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Apple, Mobile

Posted at 08:50 AM ET, 08/01/2011

Report: Apple partner Foxconn adding 1 million robots to workforce

Foxconn, which produces Apple iPhones and iPads, is reportedly adding 1 million robots over the next three years

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:50 AM ET, 08/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Apple, Tablets, Mobile, Gadgets

Posted at 01:48 PM ET, 07/29/2011

Samsung teases the Galaxy S II

Samsung launched a U.S. teaser page for the Galaxy S II smartphone

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  01:48 PM ET, 07/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mobile

Posted at 01:06 PM ET, 07/29/2011

Verizon leads wireless customer service survey

Verizon squeaked out a lead in J.D. Power and Associates’ latest customer service survey

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  01:06 PM ET, 07/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mobile

Posted at 12:00 PM ET, 07/29/2011

iPhone 5 reportedly spotted on train

An iPhone 5 was reportedly seen on a train.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  12:00 PM ET, 07/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Apple, Mobile

Posted at 03:37 PM ET, 07/28/2011

OS X Lion: One week later

Now that we’ve had some time to stew with Lion, what’s the verdict?

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  03:37 PM ET, 07/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Apple, Computers, Mobile

Posted at 12:20 PM ET, 07/27/2011

Japan to get the first Windows Mango phones

Microsoft announced Tuesday that Windows 7.5, aka Mango, is shipping to manufacturers.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  12:20 PM ET, 07/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mobile, Windows

Posted at 11:39 AM ET, 07/27/2011

Study: Global smartphone sales will top 420M this year

IMS Research said that smartphone sales will top 420 million this year. Apple and Samsung benefit most.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  11:39 AM ET, 07/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Apple, Mobile, Windows

Posted at 11:45 AM ET, 07/26/2011

RadioShack dropping T-Mobile, adding Verizon

Electronics retailer RadioShack will switch out its T-Mobile products for Verizon’s.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  11:45 AM ET, 07/26/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mobile

Posted at 10:17 AM ET, 07/26/2011

Samsung Galaxy Tab 4G to hit Verizon July 28

The sleek Samsung Galaxy Tab hits Verizon’s 4G LTE network this week.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  10:17 AM ET, 07/26/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Tablets, Gadgets, Mobile

Posted at 05:22 PM ET, 07/25/2011

Apple releases iOS 4.3.5 to fix a bug

Apple is back with another release to fix a certification validation issue.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  05:22 PM ET, 07/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Apple, Mobile

Posted at 03:06 PM ET, 07/25/2011

Quicken weighing its post-PowerPC options for the Mac

Quicken is looking at a couple of options for how to proceed with its Mac strategy.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  03:06 PM ET, 07/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Apple, Computers, Mobile

Posted at 05:16 PM ET, 07/22/2011

Apple’s sharper retina display iPad on its way

LG Display CEO Kwon Young-soo says that the company is making a retina display for the iPad.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  05:16 PM ET, 07/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Apple, Mobile, Gadgets, Tablets

Posted at 03:34 PM ET, 07/22/2011

Verizon: We expect iPhone 5 this fall

Incoming Verizon CEO Lowell McAdam says the carrier expects an iPhone 5 this fall.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  03:34 PM ET, 07/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Verizon, Mobile, Apple

Posted at 02:54 PM ET, 07/22/2011

How rude! Top mobile pet peeves

Wireless Zone’s Bonnie Sharon, aka Cellular Chloe, talks cellphone etiquette.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  02:54 PM ET, 07/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mobile, Digital Culture

Posted at 03:55 PM ET, 07/21/2011

AT&T, T-Mobile merger on hold, for now

The FCC has stopped the “shot clock” on its review, waiting for more info from AT&T.

By Cecilia Kang  |  03:55 PM ET, 07/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mobile

Posted at 09:49 AM ET, 07/20/2011

T-Mobile introduces new Value tiered data plans

T-Mobile’s new tiered plans have no overage charges, though they throttle back data

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  09:49 AM ET, 07/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mobile

Posted at 05:00 PM ET, 07/18/2011

HTC Status: For the young and social

The ‘Facebook phone’ is great for social networking, but not for work

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  05:00 PM ET, 07/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Facebook, Social Networking, Mobile

Posted at 04:43 PM ET, 07/18/2011

Apple looks to break into the Chinese market

The company is said to be negotiating to take the iPhone to China Mobile.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  04:43 PM ET, 07/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Apple, Mobile

Posted at 01:58 PM ET, 07/18/2011

Apple victory means Android headache over patents

Apple scored a win its patent fight against HTC, spelling trouble for Android

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  01:58 PM ET, 07/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Apple, Google, Mobile, Gadgets, Tablets

Posted at 10:19 AM ET, 07/15/2011

Sprint offers Nexus S 4G, on contract, for $99.99

Sprint slashed the price of one of its best phones, the Nexus S 4G, to $100 on contract.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  10:19 AM ET, 07/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mobile, Google

Posted at 10:05 AM ET, 07/15/2011

Google launches Photovine

Google has put out a teaser and an invitation-only app for the iPhone.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  10:05 AM ET, 07/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Google, Mobile, Apple

Posted at 01:32 PM ET, 07/14/2011

Apple pays $945 for tracking case in South Korea

Apple pays $945 for tracking case in South Korea but faces a class action.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  01:32 PM ET, 07/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Apple, Mobile

Posted at 01:28 PM ET, 07/13/2011

T-Mobile expands 42 mbps network

T-Mobile has built out its 42mbps network to 56 additional markets, including D.C.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  01:28 PM ET, 07/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mobile

Posted at 12:48 PM ET, 07/13/2011

AT&T announces 4G LTE devices

AT&T says two LTE devices and the HP Touchpad 4G will hit stores soon.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  12:48 PM ET, 07/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gadgets, Mobile

Posted at 11:08 AM ET, 07/13/2011

Virgin Mobile introduces new prices for unlimited plans

Virgin Mobile has changed its unlimited data plan structure

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  11:08 AM ET, 07/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mobile

Posted at 01:12 PM ET, 07/12/2011

Facebook phone HTC Status to launch July 17

The HTC Status, the phone with a baked-in Facebook button will launch July 17.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  01:12 PM ET, 07/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mobile, Social networking

Posted at 04:28 PM ET, 07/11/2011

Microsoft CEO Ballmer says Windows is company’s backbone

At Microsoft’s Worldwide Partners Conference, Steve Ballmer talked about the company’s direction.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  04:28 PM ET, 07/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Windows, Mobile, Tablets, Gadgets

Posted at 10:43 AM ET, 07/11/2011

Apple tries to protect ‘App Store’ with warning to GetJar

Apple has asked GetJar to stop using the term “App Store.”

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  10:43 AM ET, 07/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Apple, Amazon, Mobile

Posted at 03:22 PM ET, 07/08/2011

Security tip: Don’t use the defaults

When it comes to passwords, always make it personal

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  03:22 PM ET, 07/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mobile, Security

Posted at 09:11 AM ET, 07/08/2011

Apple will launch low-end iPhone this fall, report says

A cheaper iPhone would be in prime position to compete with Android phones.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  09:11 AM ET, 07/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Apple. Mobile

Posted at 06:26 PM ET, 07/07/2011

Sprint users clamor for fix of text-message issues

Some Sprint users have received delayed texts or texts out of order.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  06:26 PM ET, 07/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mobile

Posted at 04:37 PM ET, 07/07/2011

How much data are we using, really?

With unlimited plans dwindling, here’s a guide to how much data you’re really using

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  04:37 PM ET, 07/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mobile

Posted at 02:09 PM ET, 07/07/2011

Nintendo says it’s not developing games for Android, iOS

Nintendo denied reports that it is developing games for the Android and iOS mobile platforms.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  02:09 PM ET, 07/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gaming, Mobile

Posted at 11:28 AM ET, 07/07/2011

Verizon rolls out Droid 3

In a quiet launch, Verizon unveiled its next Motorola smartphone, the Droid 3.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  11:28 AM ET, 07/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mobile, Google

Posted at 09:26 AM ET, 07/07/2011

Apple working to fix iPhone security flaw

Apple’s iOS operating system is vulnerable to attack while viewing malicious PDF files.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  09:26 AM ET, 07/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Apple, Mobile

Posted at 05:03 PM ET, 07/06/2011

Apple iPhone to land at Sprint?

Analyst says the Sprint iPhone is smart move for Apple.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  05:03 PM ET, 07/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Apple, Mobile

Posted at 12:13 PM ET, 07/06/2011

Report: New iPhone coming in Q3

Supply line sources hint at a thinner, lighter iPhone

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  12:13 PM ET, 07/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Apple, Mobile, Gadgets

Posted at 11:34 AM ET, 07/06/2011

Verizon ending unlimited data plans July 7

Verizon will move to tiered data plans — and ditch unlimited — on Thursday.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  11:34 AM ET, 07/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Verizon, Mobile

Posted at 10:02 AM ET, 07/05/2011

Got Fourth of July fireworks pictures? Share your best phone photos

Share your best mobile pictures with us

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  10:02 AM ET, 07/05/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mobile

Posted at 08:48 AM ET, 07/05/2011

Report: Apple orders 15 million iPhones from supplier

Supplier Pegatron said Apple has ordered 15 million iPhones for September

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:48 AM ET, 07/05/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Apple, Mobile

Posted at 05:34 PM ET, 06/30/2011

Research in Motion responds to anonymous letter

RIM responded to a critical anonymous letter said to be penned by one of its executives.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  05:34 PM ET, 06/30/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mobile, Tablets

Posted at 05:04 PM ET, 06/30/2011

Skype releases video app for Android

Six phones will get access to Skype’s Android app.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  05:04 PM ET, 06/30/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Skype, Google, Mobile

Posted at 02:28 PM ET, 06/29/2011

HTC Status, the ‘Facebook Phone’, gets official

HTC and AT&T took the wrappings off their new phone today, the HTC Status, which comes with deep Facebook integration.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  02:28 PM ET, 06/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Facebook, Mobile, Google

Posted at 12:16 PM ET, 06/28/2011

T-Mobile announces the myTouch 4G Slide

T-Mobile is touting the serious camera on its new 4G phone, the MyTouch Slide

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  12:16 PM ET, 06/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mobile, Google

Posted at 09:57 AM ET, 06/27/2011

Report: Apple preparing two iPhone models for September launch

An analyst said that conflicting reports about the iPhone 4S and the iPhone 5 are really about two handsets

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  09:57 AM ET, 06/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Apple, Mobile

Posted at 12:05 PM ET, 06/23/2011

Hulu Plus comes to six Android phones

The Nexus One, HTC Inspire 4G

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  12:05 PM ET, 06/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mobile, Online video

Posted at 11:42 AM ET, 06/23/2011

Nokia’s first Windows Phone, ‘Sea Ray,’ gets leaked

The first Nokia Windows Phone looks a lot like the N9.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  11:42 AM ET, 06/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mobile, Windows

Posted at 03:49 PM ET, 06/22/2011

LG Thrill 4G: AT&T announces summer release for 3D Android phone

AT&T’s LG Thrill 4G will take 3D pictures and shoot 3D video.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  03:49 PM ET, 06/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mobile

Posted at 11:56 AM ET, 06/22/2011

Apple iPhone 5 roundup

Refreshing the latest reports about the iPhone 5.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  11:56 AM ET, 06/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Apple, Mobile

Posted at 03:41 PM ET, 06/21/2011

Nokia N9’s MeeGo is the platform that could have been

Nokia’s MeeGo a victim of Windows Phone deal

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  03:41 PM ET, 06/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mobile

Posted at 01:15 PM ET, 06/21/2011

Is Apple’s iPhone to get a major update in August?

Citing anonymous “reliable” sources, Boy Genius Report says that the next iPhone will hit in August with a “radical new case design.”

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  01:15 PM ET, 06/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Apple, Mobile

Posted at 03:45 PM ET, 06/20/2011

Apple patent would stop iPhone concert recordings

The patent, which may never be realized, allows infrared sensors to nix iPhone cameras at concerts.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  03:45 PM ET, 06/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Apple, Mobile

Posted at 09:38 AM ET, 06/17/2011

Apple iPad Facebook app on its way?

A report says that Facebook is in the final stages of testing its iPad app

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  09:38 AM ET, 06/17/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Apple, Social Networking, Tablets, Mobile

Posted at 04:58 PM ET, 06/15/2011

T-Mobile launches More for Me, daily deals for Android users

The coupon aggregating service is available through a free Android app.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  04:58 PM ET, 06/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Online Shopping, Mobile

Posted at 09:56 AM ET, 06/14/2011

Apple selling unlocked iPhones

The company is now selling unlocked GSM iPhones starting at $649.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  09:56 AM ET, 06/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Apple, Mobile

Posted at 08:45 AM ET, 06/14/2011

Instagram hits 5 million users

The photo-sharing service will hit 100 million photos this week.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:45 AM ET, 06/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mobile

Posted at 11:54 AM ET, 06/06/2011

HTC EVO 3D, EVO View 4G coming June 24

Sprint’s 3D phone (sans glasses) and 4G version of the HTC Flyer hit stores this month.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  11:54 AM ET, 06/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mobile, Gadgets, Tablets

Posted at 09:41 AM ET, 06/01/2011

Apple iCloud, Lion, iOS 5 in the spotlight

Apple surprised by announcing what to expect from its Worldwide Developers Conference Monday

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  09:41 AM ET, 06/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Apple, Mobile, Tablets, Computers

Posted at 10:21 PM ET, 05/27/2011

Google sued by PayPal over wallet program

PayPal sued Google and two former employees for stealing secrets

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  10:21 PM ET, 05/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Google, Mobile, Online shopping

Posted at 03:28 PM ET, 05/26/2011

Xperia Play Review: Lots of potential, a few problems

The Xperia Play still has a way to go before it stands a shot at replacing the PlayStation Portable or the DS in my gadget collection. If it gets decent games soon, it could be the start of a lucrative line for Sony.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  03:28 PM ET, 05/26/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gaming, Mobile, Google

Posted at 01:15 PM ET, 05/26/2011

Google Wallet, Google Offers unveiled at event

The Web giant announces a way to find deals and pay on your phone.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  01:15 PM ET, 05/26/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Google, Mobile

Posted at 03:02 PM ET, 05/25/2011

AT&T announces first five LTE cities

LTE service from AT&T will hit Dallas, Houston, Chicago, Atlanta and San Antonio this summer

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  03:02 PM ET, 05/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mobile

Posted at 11:09 AM ET, 05/25/2011

Apple approves 500,000 apps

An infographic shows games and books are the most popular in the apps store. The value of all Apple’s live apps is $891,982.92. The average price of an app is $3.64

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  11:09 AM ET, 05/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Apple, mobile

Posted at 01:21 PM ET, 05/24/2011

Microsoft shows off new ‘Mango’ Windows Phone update

The new platform has better multi-tasking, threaded messaging and integration with Facebook, Bing and Skype

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  01:21 PM ET, 05/24/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Microsoft, Windows, Mobile

Posted at 12:00 PM ET, 05/23/2011

Microsoft CEO Ballmer promises ‘500 new features’ for the Windows Phone 7

That’s what Microsoft chief executive Steve Ballmer promises for the Windows Phone 7.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  12:00 PM ET, 05/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Windows, Mobile

Posted at 10:53 AM ET, 05/23/2011

Sprint, Google Voice customers face overage charges

Customers who’ve switched their Sprint phone numbers to their Google Voice numbers are facing some unexpected overage charges, ZDNet reports.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  10:53 AM ET, 05/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mobile, Google

Posted at 09:04 AM ET, 05/23/2011

Apple’s next iPhone to have curved screen?

A report from suppliers says Apple may be planning a curved screen on its next iPhone

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  09:04 AM ET, 05/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Apple, Mobile, Google

Posted at 01:11 PM ET, 05/20/2011

Samsung Galaxy S II: Strong early reviews overseas and in U.S.

The much-anticipated phone is getting raves overseas and in early U.S. reviews.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  01:11 PM ET, 05/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mobile, Google

Posted at 04:51 PM ET, 05/19/2011

Apple’s next iPhone will be more international, Verizon says

A Verizon official says its next version of the iPhone will work in as many countries as AT&T’s.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  04:51 PM ET, 05/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Apple, Mobile, Gadgets

Posted at 09:30 PM ET, 05/18/2011

iPhone 5 roundup: speculation on NFC, edge-to-edge screen

The latest speculation on the next iteration of Apple’s popular smartphone.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  09:30 PM ET, 05/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Apple, Mobile

Posted at 01:14 PM ET, 05/18/2011

Google fixing Android security flaw

Google is rolling out a fix that addresses a security flaw found in over 90 percent of Android phones.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  01:14 PM ET, 05/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Google, Mobile

Posted at 01:08 PM ET, 05/17/2011

Sprint, Verizon at the top in customer satisfaction

Sprint got some good news today — its customers are among the happiest in the industry.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  01:08 PM ET, 05/17/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mobile

Posted at 12:32 PM ET, 05/17/2011

T-Mobile adds free WiFi calling to plans

T-Mobile offers free WiFi calling for some Even More and Even More Plus customer

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  12:32 PM ET, 05/17/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mobile

Posted at 11:28 AM ET, 05/17/2011

Xperia Play, Sony Ericsson’s PlayStation phone, available from Verizon next week

Sony Ericsson’s PlayStation Phone will be in stores on May 26

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  11:28 AM ET, 05/17/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gaming, Mobile

Posted at 05:23 PM ET, 05/16/2011

Apple, Rovio pick up gaming Guinness World Records

The iPhone 4 is the fastest-growing handheld gaming platform in the world

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  05:23 PM ET, 05/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Apple, Gaming, Mobile

Posted at 03:02 PM ET, 05/12/2011

Apple says policy dictates no iAds in kids’ apps

An app developer grumbled that Apple has changed its policy on iAds for kids, but the company says it’s the status quo.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  03:02 PM ET, 05/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Apple, Mobile, Privacy

Posted at 02:56 PM ET, 05/12/2011

Apple says policy dictates no iAds in kids’ apps

An app developer grumbled that Apple has changed its policy on iAds for kids, but the company says it’s the status quo.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  02:56 PM ET, 05/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Apple, Mobile, Privacy

Posted at 01:23 PM ET, 05/11/2011

Pricing a major point at AT&T, T-Mobile merger hearing

AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson was asked to swear that a merger would lower prices.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  01:23 PM ET, 05/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mobile

Posted at 09:53 AM ET, 05/11/2011

Groupon launches Groupon Now pilot in Chicago

The daily deals site is now an instant deals site.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  09:53 AM ET, 05/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Online shopping, Mobile

Posted at 12:18 PM ET, 05/09/2011

Sound-powered cellphones in development

Simply talking into your cellphone could eventually squeeze a few more minutes of battery life into your call.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  12:18 PM ET, 05/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gadgets, Mobile

Posted at 11:59 AM ET, 05/06/2011

Apple is the second-largest smartphone vendor; Nokia remains No. 1

Nokia remains No. 1, but Apple has bumped RIM’s BlackBerry from the runner-up position.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  11:59 AM ET, 05/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mobile, Apple, Google, Gadgets

Posted at 09:08 AM ET, 05/05/2011

Report: Apple changing the way it delivers updates

A report from 9 to 5 Mac cited several unnamed sources who said that Apple is prepping over-the-air updates after the initial release of iOS 5, ditching its current system of sending updates through iTunes.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  09:08 AM ET, 05/05/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Apple, Mobile

Posted at 12:52 PM ET, 05/04/2011

AT&T announces HP Veer for May 15

AT&T will begin selling the HP Veer, a small sliding 4G phone on for $99 with a two-year contract.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  12:52 PM ET, 05/04/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  mobile, gadgets

Posted at 02:01 PM ET, 05/03/2011

RIM, Microsoft team up for Bing on BlackBerry

RIM and Microsoft team up to take on Google with Bing for BlackBerry

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  02:01 PM ET, 05/03/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Microsoft, Mobile, Gadgets

Posted at 11:21 AM ET, 04/29/2011

White iPhone doesn’t fit some cases

Apple’s long-awaited white iPhone is just a touch thicker than the black version.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  11:21 AM ET, 04/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Apple, Mobile

Posted at 09:37 AM ET, 04/29/2011

Google video chat heads to Android

Google Talk to bring video chat to Android handsets in the next few weeks

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  09:37 AM ET, 04/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Google, Online video, Mobile

Posted at 12:52 PM ET, 04/28/2011

Verizon says LTE network is back up

After a widespread outage of its LTE 4G network, Verizon Wireless confirmed via Twitter on Thursday that its network is up and running.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  12:52 PM ET, 04/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mobile

Posted at 10:23 AM ET, 04/28/2011

The white iPhone goes on sale

Apple’s white version of the iPhone 4 went on sale today

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  10:23 AM ET, 04/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Apple, Mobile, Digital Culture

Posted at 05:02 PM ET, 04/27/2011

Verizon suffers 4G network outage

Verizon confirmed its 4G network is experiencing problems,

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  05:02 PM ET, 04/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Verizon, Mobile

Posted at 12:30 PM ET, 04/27/2011

Android squeaks by iPhone as the most wanted smartphone

31.1 percent of respondents in a Nielsen study said they want an Android smartphone; 30 percent said iPhone.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  12:30 PM ET, 04/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Apple, Google, Mobile, Gadgets

Posted at 10:29 AM ET, 04/27/2011

Apple plans policy changes on data

Apple broke its silence over accusations that the iPhone tracks users with an unencrypted file.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  10:29 AM ET, 04/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Apple, Mobile, Security

Posted at 09:20 AM ET, 04/27/2011

Apple announces white iPhone in stores Thursday

It’s official, folks: the white iPhone 4 will be in stores on Thursday.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  09:20 AM ET, 04/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Apple, Mobile, Gadgets, Digital Culture

Posted at 02:35 PM ET, 04/25/2011

Would you buy the iPhone 5 if it looked like this?

Joshua Topolsky’s mockup of the iPhone 5 is turning heads

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  02:35 PM ET, 04/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Apple, Gadgets, Mobile

Posted at 10:19 AM ET, 04/25/2011

Report: Steve Jobs responds to iPhone tracking criticism

Reportedly sending one of his rare e-mails, Jobs says Apple does not track users’ locations.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  10:19 AM ET, 04/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Apple, Mobile, Google

Posted at 03:51 PM ET, 04/22/2011

Sprint starts rolling out Google Voice integration

Sprint has started releasing Google Voice integration to some of its customers ahead of a rumored Tuesday launch.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  03:51 PM ET, 04/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mobile

Posted at 01:58 PM ET, 04/22/2011

How to encrypt the iPhone tracking file

Encrypt the iPhone file that keeps time-stamped location data.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  01:58 PM ET, 04/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Apple, Mobile, Security

Posted at 03:22 PM ET, 04/20/2011

Report: Apple will ship iPhone 5 in September

A Reuters report this morning added more weight to the growing chorus of voices who say that Apple will wait until September to ship the next iPhone.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  03:22 PM ET, 04/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Apple, Mobile

Posted at 11:59 AM ET, 04/20/2011

Report: Sony discontinues the PSPGo

A report from Japan says Sony has confirmed it is stopping PSPGo production

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  11:59 AM ET, 04/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gaming, Mobile

Posted at 11:41 AM ET, 04/20/2011

Your iPhone and iPad are tracking you, researchers say

Researchers stumbled across a file in the iPhone and iPad 3G that records locations and timestamps

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  11:41 AM ET, 04/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Apple, Mobile, Security

Posted at 09:42 AM ET, 04/20/2011

Skype fixes Android security problem, adds 3G calling

Skype for Android security issue is fixed in the app’s latest update, the company says.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  09:42 AM ET, 04/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Google, Mobile

Posted at 12:59 PM ET, 04/19/2011

Report: 64GB White iPhone video surfaces

Clips show Expose-like multitasking, a new file interface and Facebook integration

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  12:59 PM ET, 04/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mobile, Apple, Gadgets

Posted at 10:10 AM ET, 04/19/2011

Angry Birds to feature NFC-enabled ‘Magic’

The game will use NFC technology for multiplayer, extra levels on Nokia phones.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  10:10 AM ET, 04/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gaming, Mobile

Posted at 12:32 PM ET, 04/18/2011

Report: Apple tweaks its app rankings

What makes a top-ranked app on Apple’s App Store? The answer may have just changed.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  12:32 PM ET, 04/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Apple, Mobile

Posted at 04:14 PM ET, 04/15/2011

Apple, Google eat into the handheld gaming market

The big three — Sony, Microsoft and Nintendo — may have to add two more to the list.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  04:14 PM ET, 04/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gaming, Mobile

Posted at 05:30 PM ET, 04/14/2011

Apple’s new releases fix Facetime, 3G problems

Apple pushed out a new update, iOS 4.3.2, today to fix some annoying issues with Facetime.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  05:30 PM ET, 04/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Apple, Gadgets, Mobile

Posted at 05:21 PM ET, 04/14/2011

Angry Birds to hit Windows Phone 7 on May 25

Rovio is working on a way to sync the super popular game across devices.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  05:21 PM ET, 04/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gaming, Mobile, Windows

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 04/14/2011

Report: White iPhone coming at the end of April

Bloomberg Businessweek reported that the white iPhone will launch at the end of April.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  09:00 AM ET, 04/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Apple, Mobile, Gadgets

Posted at 04:54 PM ET, 04/13/2011

Microsoft previews Mango, the next Windows Phone platform

Microsoft offered a preview of Mango, the next Windows Phone platform, at its MIX 11 conference.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  04:54 PM ET, 04/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Windows, Mobile

Posted at 11:25 AM ET, 04/13/2011

Living Social offers $1 lunch menu for D.C. customers

D.C.-based deals site LivingSocial will offer $1 lunch deals in the District

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  11:25 AM ET, 04/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mobile, Online Shopping

Posted at 10:03 AM ET, 04/13/2011

T-Mobile introduces unlimited plan, but with throttling

T-Mobile introduces unlimited plan, but throttles after 2GB.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  10:03 AM ET, 04/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mobile

Posted at 10:51 AM ET, 04/12/2011

HTC Sensation gets official

HTC Sensation will be on T-Mobile this summer.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  10:51 AM ET, 04/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mobile, Gadgets

Posted at 11:45 AM ET, 04/08/2011

Verizon users report 3G problems with the iPad 2

Posts on Apple’s support forums reveals that several people have been having trouble hopping on the company’s 3G network with their iPad 2 tablets.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  11:45 AM ET, 04/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Apple, Tablet, Mobile, Verizon

Posted at 02:43 PM ET, 04/07/2011

How addicted are you to your gadgets?

How long can you go without your gadgets before the anxiety sets in?

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  02:43 PM ET, 04/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gadgets, Mobile, Digital Culture

Posted at 12:06 PM ET, 04/07/2011

G2x, Sidekick 4G in stores April 20

T-Mobile announce the G2x’s will be here in mid-April for $199.99 with contract

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  12:06 PM ET, 04/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mobile, Gadgets

Posted at 12:34 PM ET, 04/06/2011

Apps for your jailbroken iPhone

When some feel their iPhones don’t quite meet their needs, they jailbreak their iOS devices to squeeze a little more out them.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  12:34 PM ET, 04/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Apple, Mobile

Posted at 10:32 AM ET, 04/06/2011

Toyota pulls Cydia ads after Apple complains

Toyota has pulled its ad campaign from the jailbreak app store Cydia after complaints from Cupertino.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  10:32 AM ET, 04/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Apple, Mobile, Digital Culture

Posted at 05:59 PM ET, 04/05/2011

Study: Verizon iPhone drops fewer calls than AT&T

Study finds Verizon drops fewer calls, but satisfaction is about the same on both networks

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  05:59 PM ET, 04/05/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Apple, Mobile

Posted at 05:30 PM ET, 04/05/2011

Sprint releases MiFi 3G/4G hotspots

The Novatel MiFi is about the size of a credit card and reportedly has download speeds 10 times faster than its 3G predecessor.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  05:30 PM ET, 04/05/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gadgets, Mobile

Posted at 04:24 PM ET, 04/05/2011

As the Apple turns...

Two fantastic Apple rumors popped up today and fell just as quickly.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  04:24 PM ET, 04/05/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Apple, Gadgets, Mobile

Posted at 12:01 PM ET, 04/05/2011

T-Mobile expands its 4G network

The company is moving its 4G network into the heart of the country.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  12:01 PM ET, 04/05/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mobile

Posted at 09:24 AM ET, 04/05/2011

Sony NGP may be delayed by Japan earthquake

Sony’s next-generation portable, or NGP, may face launch delays as a result of damage to Sony’s facilities in Japan.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  09:24 AM ET, 04/05/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gaming, Gadgets, Mobile

Posted at 02:36 PM ET, 04/04/2011

AT&T raises iPhone upgrade prices

AT&T adds $50 to price customers must pay to upgrade the iPhone early or off-contract.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  02:36 PM ET, 04/04/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mobile, Gadgets, Apple

Posted at 02:11 PM ET, 04/04/2011

Jailbreak app store lands Toyota ad deal

Toyota is the first major company to begin advertising on Cydia, one of the main Web stores for jailbroken apps.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  02:11 PM ET, 04/04/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Apple, Gadgets, Mobile, Tablets

Posted at 12:55 PM ET, 04/04/2011

Report: iPhone 5 to have Sony 8 MP camera?

Sony’s chief executive appears to have confirmed the rumors.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  12:55 PM ET, 04/04/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Apple, Mobile, Gadgets, Tablets

Posted at 11:59 AM ET, 04/01/2011

Samsung and Visa prep mobile payments for 2012 Olympics

It seems we can’t go more than a day or so without another e-wallet report popping up. The latest comes from Samsung and Visa.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  11:59 AM ET, 04/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mobile, Shopping

Posted at 10:20 AM ET, 04/01/2011

Xperia Play launches in Europe, Hong Kong and Taiwan

Sony’s “Playstation phone” hits overseas markets

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  10:20 AM ET, 04/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mobile, Gaming

Posted at 04:45 PM ET, 03/31/2011

FCC Commissioner Copps not keen on AT&T, T-Mobile merger

Federal Communications Commissioner Michael Copps said that it would be a “steeper climb” for him to approve the proposed merger between AT&T and T-Mobile than the merger between Comcast and NBC Universal

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  04:45 PM ET, 03/31/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  AT&T, T-Mobile, FCC

Posted at 01:31 PM ET, 03/31/2011

Opening day apps from MLB.com

Opening day apps from MLB.com offer iPhone/iPad owners a month of free streaming games

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  01:31 PM ET, 03/31/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mobile

Posted at 12:54 PM ET, 03/31/2011

‘NoDo’ rolling out to some T-Mobile phones

Owners of the Dell Venue Pro and the HTC HD7 should be seeing the Windows Phone 7 “NoDo” update soon.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  12:54 PM ET, 03/31/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Windows, Mobile, Gadgets

Posted at 03:20 PM ET, 03/30/2011

RIM: No BlackBerry Messenger on iOS in April

Research in Motion has shot down a rumor that its BlackBerry messaging app would be available on iOS April 26.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  03:20 PM ET, 03/30/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mobile, Gadgets

Posted at 09:32 AM ET, 03/30/2011

Report: Windows Phone 7 to get NFC mobile payments

Microsoft may be joining the NFC party, according to a report from Bloomberg.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  09:32 AM ET, 03/30/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Microsoft, Windows, Mobile, Gadgets, Google, Apple

Posted at 05:35 PM ET, 03/29/2011

Analyst predicts Windows Phone will overtake iPhone by 2015

A recent report from a market analysis firm predicts that the Windows Phone 7 will overtake the iPhone by 2015.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  05:35 PM ET, 03/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Google, Microsoft, Apple, Mobile, Gadgets

Posted at 03:50 PM ET, 03/29/2011

Firefox 4 released for Android, Maemo

Firefox released a version of its latest browser for Android and Maemo today.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  03:50 PM ET, 03/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mobile