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MobileMe Web Site Adds Some Mobile Safari Support

Ironically, the MobileMe Web site has long been inaccessible from the iPhone OS's Mobile Safari browser. Apple has now updated to offer links and a way to view Find My iPhone/iPod touch.Show full article

Microsoft Revises and Renames Its Phone OS

Microsoft announced that Windows Mobile is now "Windows Phone 7 Series," a grating name that hides what appears to be an elegant and different way of organizing mobile activities. The new operating system is scheduled to ship by year's end.Show full article

Verizon Dials in Skype

Verizon will offer a unique Skype client for its smartphones that's focused on Skype-to-Skype calls made over Verizon's 3G network.Show full article

TidBITS Staff Caught on Video at Macworld Expo

Even if you weren't at Macworld Expo, you can experience a bit of what it's like to talk with Adam, Tonya, and Joe in these video presentations.Show full article

Greenpeace Hitching Itself to Apple's Star?

Greenpeace recently released its latest consumer electronic company rankings, with Apple topping one list and moving up on another. Greenpeace has previously garnered attention for its cause by slamming Apple; now the organization appears to be soliciting attention by praising Apple. To what degree does Greenpeace depend on Apple, and does that dependence shape its ranking methodology?Show full article

Four Changes We Want to See from Apple in 2010

Now that Apple has announced the iPad, we have the brain space to look forward to what else Apple might do - nay, what we'd like to see Apple do - in 2010. Show full article

Prepare Your Enterprise for the iPad

As with the iPhone, the iPad's undeniable consumer appeal means that IT departments shouldn't be surprised when users start bringing them to work.Show full article

TidBITS Watchlist: Notable Software Updates for 22 February 2010

Notable software releases this week include Firefox 3.5.8, TweetDeck 0.33.2, VMware Fusion 3.0.2, and iStumbler 99.Show full article

ExtraBITS for 22 February 2010

After hours on our feet at Macworld Expo 2010, we let our fingers do a lot of walking last week, reading articles about free registration for Macworld Expo 2011, Apple secrecy, dealing with newbies, streaming TV from HBO, an extension to a MacBook repair program, Nuance's acquisition of MacSpeech, the EFF's guide to ebook readers' rights, the approval of the SlingPlayer iPhone app, a forthcoming Steve Jobs biography, and Google's admission of inadequate testing of Google Buzz.Show full article

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