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Apple defends AT&T, downplays talk of multi-carrier inevitability

Prince McLean, AppleInsider

Despite a howl of complaints and even lawsuits filed by some disgruntled iPhone users, Apple reiterated that it supports AT&T as a great mobile partner, despite rumored moves to expand its iPhone partnerships in the U.S.

Apple defends AT&T, downplays talk of multi-carrier inevitability

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January 26, 2010   3 Comments

Steve Jobs: Apple a $50B company, excited over ‘major new product’

Prince McLean, AppleInsider

Apple’s chief executive Steve Jobs announced that the company’s annual revenues are now beyond $50 billion, but indicated that even more is in the pipeline to get excited about.

Steve Jobs: Apple a $50B company, excited over ‘major new product’.
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January 25, 2010   4 Comments

Inside the multitouch FingerWorks tech in Apple’s tablet

Evolution of touch

Prince McLean, AppleInsider

The hyped anticipation surrounding the Apple Event later this week is looking for clues as to exactly what the company might deliver. One element of the anticipated new tablet’s software side is related to Apple’s 2005 acquisition of multitouch technology and expertise from FingerWorks.

Inside the multitouch FingerWorks tech in Apple’s tablet
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January 23, 2010   10 Comments

The inside track on Apple’s tablet: a history of tablet computing

Prince McLean, AppleInsider

Apple’s anticipated press event later this month is widely expected to debut a new tabled-sized device as a sibling to the company’s Mac, iPod and iPhone product lines. Here’s what has led up to the launch, and why the futuristic tablet hasn’t taken off so far.

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January 15, 2010   23 Comments

Microsoft frets Google’s Nexus One will suffer Zune’s failure

platform business models

Prince McLean, AppleInsider

Microsoft announced to the press that Google will face a series of Zune-like problems with its Nexus One as it tries to balance its Android platform.

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January 11, 2010   25 Comments

Touchscreen analysis shows iPhone accuracy lead over Droid

touchscreen analysis

Prince McLean, AppleInsider

A test comparing the accuracy and sensitivity of smartphone touchscreens across various makers gave the iPhone top marks ahead of HTC’s Droid Eris and the Google-branded Nexus One, and much better results than the Motorola Droid.

Touchscreen analysis shows iPhone accuracy lead over Droid
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January 11, 2010   2 Comments

Google Nexus One vs Apple iPhone 3GS.

iPhone 3GS vs Nexus One

Prince McLean, AppleInsider

Google has taken the fate of its Android smartphone platform into its own hands by promoting and directly marketing HTC’s latest new Android phone under its own brand. How does the new “superphone” stack up to last summer’s iPhone 3GS?

Google Nexus One vs Apple iPhone 3GS
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January 9, 2010   13 Comments

Google struggling to support angry Nexus One buyers

Prince McLean, AppleInsider

New owners of the Nexus One are complaining that they can’t find answers to support issues from Google, and that they’re being passed back and forth between it, HTC, and T-Mobile.

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January 8, 2010   10 Comments

AT&T announces completion of nationwide 3G upgrade

Prince McLean, AppleInsider

AT&T reported the successful completion of a nationwide software upgrade program that will enable the company to deliver High-Speed Packet Access (HSPA) 7.2 Mbit technology across its 3G cell sites. However, the company is still mum on its 3G MicroCell progress.

AT&T announces completion of nationwide 3G upgrade
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January 5, 2010   1 Comment

User interest, satisfaction in Android approaching the iPhone

Prince McLean, AppleInsider

ChangeWave is finding high brand recognition for Android among surveyed users who are planning to purchase a smartphone over the next quarter, as well as high satisfaction rankings nearly as high as the leading iPhone.

User interest, satisfaction in Android approaching the iPhone
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January 4, 2010   1 Comment

Apple set to build on its blockbuster success in 2010

Prince McLean, AppleInsider

Following Apple’s rebirth over the past decade under the leadership of chief executive Steve Jobs, the company is now set to build on its established foundations over the next decade.

Apple set to build on its blockbuster success in 2010
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January 3, 2010   4 Comments

Report: Apple Event set for January 26, 2010

Prince McLean, AppleInsider

A new report bolsters the rumored January 26 date assigned to an Apple Event planned at Yerba Buena Center in San Francisco. The event is widely believed to serve as the debut of the company’s new slate as an expansion of its iPhone/iPod touch platform.

Report: Apple Event set for January 26, 2010
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December 30, 2009   No Comments

Google’s Nexus One takes on Droid as Apple’s iPhone App Store grows

Flurry AppStore vs Android Mkt Nov-Dec 09 Growth

Prince McLean, AppleInsider

Expectations that Google would jump into the smartphone business itself and directly challenge the iPhone are being squelched by reports that indicate that the company is really only putting its name on a new HTC device to be sold by T-Mobile, which will compete against the Verizon Motorola Droid instead.

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December 29, 2009   16 Comments

Consumer groups ask FTC to block Google’s AdMob deal

Prince McLean, AppleInsider

Consumer Watchdog and the Center For Digital Democracy have requested that the Federal Trade Commission block Google’s $750 million acquisition of AdMob on both anti-trust and privacy issues.

Consumer groups ask FTC to block Google’s AdMob deal
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December 28, 2009   4 Comments

Failed terrorist attack prompts new international flight rules

Prince McLean, AppleInsider

The US Department of Homeland Security has directed the Transportation Security Administration to enact a series of heightened security measures in reaction to the failed Christmas Day terrorist attack on a plane flying from Amsterdam to Detroit.

Failed terrorist attack prompts new international flight rules
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December 28, 2009   12 Comments