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Steve Jobs: Apple tablet “the most important thing I’ve ever done”

Prince McLean, AppleInsider

Adding fuel to the already blazing bonfire of excited anticipation surrounding the tablet-sized product Apple is expected to announce on Wednesday, CEO Steve Jobs has being quoted as saying, “This will be the most important thing I’ve ever done.”

Steve Jobs: Apple tablet “the most importing thing I’ve ever done”
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January 26, 2010   8 Comments

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.

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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

Podcast: Tablet anticipation, Google’s Android Nexus One

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Gene Steinberg of the Tech Night Owl invited me to talk about the potential of Apple’s Tablet and things Google is doing wrong with Android. Listen here, pull up earlier podcast episodes via iTunes, and subscribe to the Tech Night Owl RSS feed at:

The Tech Night Owl LIVE with Gene Steinberg

The family behind the Night Owl has also been facing some tough times and posted an appeal for help.
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January 21, 2010   12 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

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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

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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?

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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

Anticipating the Apple Tablet

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Daniel Eran Dilger

Everyone is taking turns speculating about The Tablet that Apple is expected to debut about three weeks from now. It’s my turn.
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January 4, 2010   82 Comments

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

Android hype vehicle set to crash in 2010

Daniel Eran Dilger

In late 2009 the tech media couldn’t stop buzzing about the next Android phone, whether it’s Google’s own branding of the next HTC model (Nexus One), or Motorola’s desperate attempt to stay relevant with its own Droid-Killer, called the Shadow. Some even think Sony Ericsson’s death throes with the Xperia X10 will be significant. They’re wrong, here’s why.

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January 2, 2010   34 Comments

AT&T fails to deploy iPhone Tethering and 3G MicroCell in 2009

Prince McLean, AppleInsider

Facing intense criticism of its mobile network coverage from a variety of sources, AT&T has both failed to deploy its iPhone tethering strategy and to successfully get its 3G MicroCell product into widespread distribution.

AT&T fails to deploy iPhone Tethering and 3G MicroCell in 2009
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December 31, 2009   8 Comments