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January 2010

29
Jan
2010

AT&T Beefing Up Network for iPad and iPhone

The recent flurry of rumors predicting the end of AT&T's arrangement as exclusive provider of the Apple iPhone were apparently false. In fact, not only did Apple not announce the demise of exclusivity, it doubled down on its exclusive arrangement with AT&T by revealing AT&T as the sole provider of 3G wireless access for the upcoming iPad as well.

28
Jan
2010

Six Reasons You Want an iPad, Six Reasons You Don't

Apple's new tablet, the iPad, sparks strong emotion among both supporters and detractors. For everyone else, here are six reasons to pre-order and half-dozen reasons to wait.

Reasons to Buy:

1. Undeniably cool. The iPad looks like a giant iPod and the look supersizes quite nicely.

27
Jan
2010

Apple CEO Steve Jobs introduces new $499 iPad with AT&T, says it's more intimate than laptop

SAN FRANCISCO - Apple will sell its newly unveiled tablet-style iPad starting at $499.

The iPad resembles an iPhone, but larger. Apple will sell some iPad models with data plans from AT&T, with no contract required.

Apple Inc. will have to convince consumers, many of whom already have Internet-connected phones, computers and TVs, that they'll want to pay that much for such a device, when many small, lightweight "netbooks" cost less than $400.

26
Jan
2010

Apple Defends iPhone Partner AT&T

Despite complaints from iPhone customers, Apple is standing by AT&T, the exclusive carrier for the smartphone in the U.S.

In a conference call with Wall Street analysts on Monday, Timothy Cook, Apple's chief operating officer, acknowledged that AT&T's mobile broadband network is slower than AT&T would like in cities with a high concentration of iPhones, such as New York and San Francisco. AT&T says it is in the process of improving service.

20
Jan
2010

Rumors explode about what to expect from Apple next week

The countdown toward Apple tablet nirvana begins in earnest as we are now one week away from Apple's"latest creation" announcement. In addition to more rumors about the tablet, we're also getting information about what to expect from iPhone OS 4.0. Here's a rundown of what's growing on the grapevine.

18
Jan
2010

Tablet, iPhone OS 4.0, iLife 2010 'confirmed' for Apple event - report

A new report Monday from FoxNews.com cites an anonymous source to claim Apple will introduce its tablet, "iPhone 4" and iLife 2010 at next week's event.

Clayton Morris said the event will focus on the three products, but new iPhone hardware will not be introduced. However, he said, iPhone OS 4.0 (which he referred to as "iPhone 4") will be a part of the proceedings.

13
Jan
2010

Google's Nexus One Hit by Slow Sales

The Google Nexus One, the much-hyped smartphone that has recently been plagued by user complaints, sold only about 20,000 units in its first week of sales, according to analytics firm Flurry. In comparison, theMotorola Droid on Verizon Wireless--the other Android phone that had been buzzed about in November--sold 250,000 in its first week. The T-Mobile myTouch 3G, an earlier Android device, sold 60,000 units in its first week.

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