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December 6, 2012 at 11:09 AM

T-Mobile finally getting iPhone, inks Apple deal

T-Mobile USA will finally start offering Apple products in 2013. T-Mobile’s parent company, Deutsche Telekom, confirmed today that the companies have reached a deal after years of effort by T-Mobile. The news was released at an investor conference in Bonn where the company said Apple products and a massive investment in LTE wireless broadband are part of…

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Comments | Topics: Apple, apple, gadgets

September 4, 2012 at 11:21 AM

Phone phrenzy: iPhone 5, Windows 8 and more

If you’re in the market for a new smartphone, I suggest you wait a few weeks. All sorts of new phones are surfacing this month, for those who want the latest model. Others may find deals as phone companies mark down 2011 and early 2012 models. Every major phone manufacturer is releasing new models shortly. Some have…

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Comments | Topics: 4G, Android, Apple

June 22, 2011 at 10:10 AM

New iPhone in September, new iPad in testing, apparently

A strong voice joined the chorus saying that Apple will release the iPhone 5 in September. Bloomberg’s reporting that the device is coming with a more powerful chip and an 8 megapixel camera, up from the current 5 megapixel version. Apple’s also testing a new iPad with a higher resolution screen like the one used in…

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Comments | Topics: Apple, apple, iPad

May 23, 2011 at 12:59 PM

Windows 8 preview next week by Sinofsky?

Expect to hear more about the next version of Windows next week. It was just announced that Steven Sinofsky, president of Microsoft’s Windows and Windows Live group, will speak at the All Things D conference next week in the Los Angeles area. Sinofsky [below] has a longtime relationship with conference co-host Walt Mossberg, the Wall Street Journal’s…

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Comments | Topics: Billionaire techies, Microsoft, Nokia

March 29, 2011 at 10:39 AM

IDC: Windows Phone to overtake iPhone and BlackBerry

Hooking up with Nokia will help Microsoft overtake Apple’s iPhone and Research In Motion’s BlackBerry within a few years, according to a new report from research firm IDC. The combination should boost Windows phones to second place among smartphone platforms worldwide by 2015, IDC said in its latest Mobile Phone Tracker report. For now, the big story…

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Comments | Topics: Android, Apple, Google

March 7, 2011 at 12:46 PM

Report: Microsoft paying $1 billion plus to Nokia in phone deal

No wonder Nokia agreed to use Windows Phone software. Microsoft will pay Nokia more than $1 billion to promote and develop Windows phones, according to a new report by Bloomberg’s Dina Bass. The story, based on two unnamed sources “with knowledge of the terms,” offers new details about the huge deal announced Feb. 11. It said…

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