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9 Ways To Improve iOS 7's Battery Life

iOS 7 has been out for a few weeks now, and people are torn.<p>While some of the new features are fabulous, and others are making us crazy, there's one thing we can all agree on: iOS 7 is not helping our battery life. As Ars Technica discovered, iOS 7 kills battery life faster than iOS 6.1 on every …

Loop turns almost any point-of-sale system into a mobile payment machine (hands-on)

In a small shop on University Avenue in Palo Alto, mobile payments vet Will Graylin proudly points out the point-of-sale (POS) system sitting next to the register. "This is a 13-year-old Hypercom," Will explains, emphasizing its age and the lack of modern mobile payment options. Then, he does …

Apple iPads earn the “most responsive screen” tablet title in tests

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>If you think Apple’s(s aapl) touchscreen tablets are more responsive than the competition, you’re right. So says Agawi, which …

Microsoft Preparing to Launch New Versions of Remote Desktop for iOS and OS X

Microsoft is preparing to launch an updated version of its Remote Desktop tool for OS X and a new version for iOS later this month, reports <i>ZDNet</i>. The company will also reportedly release a version of the app for Android and its new Windows RT platform, which comes as the company is pushing to make …

Will It Be Buyout or Breakup for BlackBerry?

As BlackBerry waits for Fairfax Financial to line up funding for its proposed $4.7 billion buyout of its business, the foundering smartphone pioneer …

Slowly But Surely, The IPhone 5S And 5C Are Coming To New Countries

Okay, it’s almost 10 days into October and we still haven’t found a way to get our hands on the iPhone 5S, released last month. When asked about availability, Apple Store employees simply shrug their shoulders. The people who stayed up on launch night to order online saw their orders ship only …

Fitbit Force fitness and sleep tracking watch officially announced, launching soon for $130

Well, Fitbit had a little trouble keeping the wraps on its Force activity tracking watch. But the company is ready to officially unveil its latest wearable and plans to launch it in the coming weeks for $129.95. The Force borrows heavily from the aesthetic successes of the Flex, with its clean …

Apple’s plastic iPhone experiment looks like it’s failing

Well that didn’t take long. Just 30 days after rolling out a cheaper, plastic-cased version of its flagship smartphone, Apple is reportedly backtracking.<p>Apple is cutting production of its new iPhone 5C in half, according to a report released by Chinese tech site C Technology (link in Chinese). The …

Mobile Technology

Is Samsung planning to introduce the Galaxy S 5 in January?

Advertisement<p>9 Comments<p>Will Samsung’s next big Galaxy go into orbit soon than expected? A report on South Korean news site Naver suggests that …

Apple’s BlackBerry Employee-Poaching Party

BlackBerry’s mounting misfortune is its rivals’ gain. Not only are competing smartphone makers picking up market-share points from the foundering …

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iPhone 5s Outselling iPhone 5c Two to One

Asked during Apple’s last earnings call if he feared the higher end of the smartphone market was nearing saturation, CEO Tim Cook said he did not. “I …

iPhone 5S Touch ID Likely On iPad 5 Even Though Performance Is Erratic

Am I the only one disappointed by Touch ID on the new iPhone 5S? Apparently not. My own experience has been that it worked great the first day after I got the phone and almost not at all since. So I feel a little like I’ve been duped into actually using a passcode (which I never did before) so that …