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AT&T Offers iPhone for Enterprise

Ever since the iPhone's arrival last June, corporate users have been champing at the bit for an opportunity to activate Apple's communications marvel on an enterprise plan; iPhones could only be activated by individuals. Finally, this week, AT&T announced enterprise data plans available to government, education, and business accounts.

Adam Engst No comments

Apple Ships Pink iPod nano, Apologizes to Tonya

Apple has released a pink iPod nano, just in time for Valentine's Day. This is clearly a hint!

Glenn Fleishman No comments

Gauging Openness with iPhone as Measure

The iPhone's new location-finding feature is a good way to talk about what an open cell phone platform and open network might look like.

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iPhone and iPod touch Become Self-Aware

The January '08 updates to the iPhone and iPod touch bring improved Google Maps that can pinpoint your current location automatically, Web Clips for saving portions of Web pages, a new home screen with icons that can be repositioned or assigned to up to nine home screens, and more.

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CES 2008 Day 1: Keyboards, Power, Eyewear, and More

CES is all about gadgets, and Jeff Porten has hunted down some of the most interesting ones, including a keyboard that can change the picture on each keycap, a USB flash drive that backs up files online, a head-mounted display for your iPod, and more.

Adam Engst No comments

Take Control News: Master Your iPhone with Ted Landau’s Advice

Thanks to up-to-date details from troubleshooting guru Ted Landau, iPhone users can learn to use their iPhones more effectively and solve nearly any problem that might afflict their shiny new toys.

Adam Engst No comments

3G iPhone in 2008 Confirmed by AT&T

AT&T's CEO confirmed that we'll see a 3G iPhone in 2008, something that we were speculating was likely back in October when Broadcom released a 3G chip that would make it possible.

Mark H. Anbinder No comments

German Court Forces Unlocked iPhone

That didn't take long. The T-Mobile wireless division of Deutsche Telekom has announced they'll offer an unlocked iPhone in Germany to comply with a court injunction, but freedom won't be cheap.

Glenn Fleishman No comments

Comparing Amazon’s Kindle to the iPhone and Sony Reader

The new Amazon Kindle could finally bring a portable electronic book reader to the masses because of its ubiquitous network connection along with push subscriptions. At $399, it might still be a hard sell. We compare the Kindle to the Sony Reader and the iPhone, which share characteristics with Kindle.

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Webjimbo 2 Eases Network Setup, Adds iPhone Interface

A new version of Webjimbo provides better remote access to the arcana of ours lives stored in Bare Bones Software's Yojimbo, while offering a separate iPhone-tailored interface.

Glenn Fleishman No comments

iPhone 1.1.2 Ships: OS X Recaptured Briefly

Apple releases the 1.1.2 software update for the iPhone and iPod touch to patch a serious flaw that also enabled third-party software installation. But software developers were primed: a "jailbreak" for 1.1.2 is already available.

Glenn Fleishman No comments

Google’s View of Our Cell Phone Future Is an Android, Not a GPhone

Google is not building a phone; it's building its vision of the future. A consortium of companies, many of them competitors, are backing a free, open-source cell phone platform that could be customized at will, providing unprecedented options for consumers. We'll see.

Adam Engst No comments

New Apple Ads: Real, Fake, and Funny

Are we shallow for enjoying Apple's new Get a Mac ads, or just enjoying having the obvious pointed out on national TV for a change? Also see a leaked Saturday Night Live sketch about the iPhone that never aired.

Glenn Fleishman No comments

Powerless? iPhone Provides a Light

In a brief power outage, I discovered the joy of continuous Internet connectivity with my iPhone. I express outrage at the outage reporting, too.

Adam Engst No comments

AT&T Offers New International iPhone Data Plans

iPhone users travelling abroad often returned home to sky-high bills for data usage. That may be a thing of the past, thanks to AT&T's new international iPhone data plans, which provide either 20 MB of 50 MB of usage.