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Apple Working To Fix Text Message Glitch That Causes iPhone ShutdownsApple says it's aware of a newly-discovered software glitch that can cause iPhones to mysteriously shut down when they receive a certain text message. The company is working on a fix.
Napa Earthquake First Major Bay Area Quake In Smart Phone, Social Media Technology AgeThe strongest quake in 25 years plunges the Bay Area into a Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and Web-fueled frenzy of sharing, commenting, laughing and lamenting as an entire community was joined by wireless communication and the Internet.
Bill Requiring Mandatory ‘Kill-Switch’ In Smartphones Passes California SenateA bill by state Sen. Mark Leno, that would require all smartphone manufacturers sold in California to come equipped with anti-theft “kill switches" passed its first legislative hurdle on Thursday in the state Senate with a 26-8 vote.
Tech Report: Report Shows Android Ahead Of Apple In Smart Phone MarketA new report shows what smart phone shoppers covet when it comes to purchasing a new device. It turns out Apple and Android shoppers have a different set of priorities.
Survey Finds More Apps Downloaded, Little More Time Spent Using ThemThe growing number of apps smart phone users download has not kept pace with the amount of time spent actually using them, according to a new Nielsen survey.
Google To Buy Motorola Mobility For $12.5 BillionGoogle's purchase of Motorola Mobility shows the internet giant is serious about expanding beyond its core business and setting the agenda in the fast-growing mobile market.
More Workplace Smartphones Used For Personal Time, PornUsing a smartphone to check personal email is just the beginning, as more and more Americans are using their digital devices to get in a little ‘me time’ while at work.
ConsumerWatch: Wireless Companies To Charge More, End Some PerksTalk is cheap, but one cell phone company is raising the cost to go online, while another is saying goodbye to some popular perks.
Verizon A Big Winner With iPhone? Not So FastVerizon Wireless would seem to be a big winner after its expected announcement Tuesday that it will start selling the iPhone and break Apple Inc.'s monogamous relationship with AT&T Inc. in the U.S.
Verizon iPhone Rumors Reignited By Mystery EventVerizon Wireless said Friday it will hold a press conference on Jan. 11, reigniting rumors that it will become the second U.S. carrier to sell Apple Inc.'s iPhone.
AT&T To Sell 3GS iPhones For $49AT&T Inc. will start selling the previous-generation iPhone—the iPhone 3GS—for $49 starting Friday to customers who buy the smart phone with a two-year service contract and data plan.
Google Mobile Head Says Nexus One Phone Too AmbitiousThe head of Google's Android mobile operating software says the search company "bit off a little more than we could chew" with the sale of the Nexus One, a smart phone Google began selling online early this year but then stopped offering after similar devices powered by Android hit the market.