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Nokia denies Carrier IQ tracking; iPhone code spotted but Nexus clean

Nokia denies Carrier IQ tracking; iPhone code spotted but Nexus clean

Nokia has denied reports that its cellphones and smartphones contain code from Carrier IQ, the mobile analytics company accused of logging keypresses, text entry and other use across a huge number of handsets. "CarrierIQ does not ship products for any Nokia devices" a Nokia spokesperson told SlashGear, describing reports otherwise as "inaccurate." However, evidence of at least some potential Carrier IQ tracking has been identified in Apple iOS devices, while Google's Nexus range is believed to be code-free.

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AT&T: iPhone dominates Q3 smartphones but Android gaining

AT&T: iPhone dominates Q3 smartphones but Android gaining

Apple's iPhone still continue to dominate smartphone sales on AT&T, with the 2.7m activations of the iOS handset outweighing all other smartphone sales combined in Q3 2011. Android and other non-iPhone activations rose to almost half of AT&T's 4.8m smartphone sales in the three month period, the carrier has announced, with Android sales more than doubling year-on-year. For the first time, more AT&T postpaid customers are using smartphones than dumb-phones.

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iPhone 4 with iOS 5 gets speed test video

iPhone 4 with iOS 5 gets speed test video

Apple released iOS 5 to the masses yesterday and if you're curious how the update performs on an iPhone 4 compared to an iPhone 4 still running iOS 4.3.5, then here's a video that does a side-by-side speed test. Not only does the video compare two iPhone 4 devices running different iOS versions, it also includes the iPhone 3G running iOS 4.2 and the iPhone 3GS running iOS 4.3.

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Apple iPhone microUSB adapter appears to pacify EU

Apple iPhone microUSB adapter appears to pacify EU

Apple has quietly added a new iPhone Micro USB Adapter to its accessory line-up, allowing the iPhone 4S along with the iPhone 4, 3GS and 3G to be synchronized or charged via microUSB cable. Currently showing up in the UK Apple Store, and expected to ship by October 14 - the release date for the iPhone 4S - the adapter is presumed to be the company's response to the EU directive standardizing microUSB for charging cellphones.

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Samsung pushes iPhone 5 ban while antitrust specter looms

Samsung pushes iPhone 5 ban while antitrust specter looms

Courts at The Hague will rule on the Samsung versus Apple injunction request on October 14, deciding whether or not the Korean company can push ahead with its pre-emptive attempt to have the iPhone 5 banned from sale in Europe. Earlier today, Apple's legal team argued that Samsung had sought to mislead the 3G development process by withholding the fact that it was promoting the inclusion of certain technologies it had already patented. The Korean firm then attempted to ambush Apple, the lawyers suggested, in an attempt to distract from its own patent infringements, and demanding sky-high royalties.

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iPhone tracking: Not new, but already used by law enforcement

iPhone tracking: Not new, but already used by law enforcement

Fall-out from news earlier this week that the iPhone and 3G-enabled iPad maintain a comprehensive log of location data continues, with suggestions that not only are the revelations not as fresh as they're presented as, but arguments as to how dangerous the location collection actually is. Alex Levinson claims that the discovery of the "consolidated.db" database was in fact made several months ago, shortly after the release of the iPhone 4. The researcher also suggests that, contrary to much of the hype, the database itself is of relatively little importance, since Apple is not actually accessing it.

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SlashGear 101: What is a Jailbreak?

SlashGear 101: What is a Jailbreak?

Almost for as long as Apple has made the iPhone, owners of the handset have hoped to coax more features out of it than are officially supported. That desire spawned the jailbreak scene, hacking the iPhone - and, since then, the iPod touch, iPad and Apple TV - to bypass some of Apple's limitations. So what's a jailbreak, why should you do it, and will Apple confiscate your iPhone if you try? Read on as SlashGear 101 brings you up to speed.

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Target Offering iPhone 4 Trade-In Service

Target Offering iPhone 4 Trade-In Service

If you’ve got an on old iPhone 3G or 3GS just begging to be upgraded to an iPhone 4, then you’ve got one more day to take advantage of Target’s trade-in service. They are offering this service for a limited time and started accepting trade-ins on February 6th, with tomorrow the 12th being the last day.

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