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Apple's Got a Huge Waiting List of Cops Who Need iPhones Cracked

It's no secret that the police aren't very good at breaking into encrypted iPhones, but they've been asking Apple for help. A lot of help. According …

Mobile Devices

America’s Carriers Are Terrible. It’s Probably Your Fault.

A few days ago I landed in England and, expecting little, slipped an old UK SIM card into my phone. I’d bought it when living in London five years ago, and hadn’t used it in more than a year. But to my amazement it was still active — as was the money I’d added to its pay-as-you-go account 16 months …

Hackers release modified T-Mobile carrier update file to amplify iPhone 5 cellular speeds (jailbreak unnecessary)

Just prior to the official launch of the iPhone, T-Mobile issued a carrier update to enable LTE, improve battery performance and add Visual Voicemail support . The only problem is that some users were reporting slower speeds after the update. TmoNews reports that two well known cellular …

Apple, Samsung again take all of handset industry profits

Apple and Samsung can't be stopped in the handset market, according to new data from analysts at Cannacord Genuity.<p>The analysts on Monday reported that Apple and Samsung again combined to capture all of the operating profits in the handset industry in the first quarter of 2013. In other words, …

Sea Otter's Road Bikes for 2013 and Beyond

1 of 8<p>Marin Stelvio T3 Pro Dura-Ace<p>Marin updated its Stelvio race bike line for 2013 with a straight-blade fork and tapered steerer tube that delivers crisp handling. The top tube is nearly level, for a classic look, but a small amount of slope increases standover height, allowing more riders to …

The iPhone 5 Could Become Apple's Next 'New' iPad And Disappear Sooner Not Later

It wasn’t that long ago that when Apple released a new iPhone, the previous model was taken off store shelves. That all changed in 2011, when Apple …