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iPhone Quaskidisk app updated for tethering, booted from market

iPhone Quaskidisk app updated for tethering, booted from market

Those of you sticking so close to the iPhone app streets that you can tell that an app is coming before its developer even develops it knew that there was an app by the name of QuasiDisk out there today, one that allowed you to take advantage of tethering from your iPhone. This functionality is now allowed otherwise, so it was assumed early on that this app would, upon being updated to having this ability, be cut down from the market like a kite from a tree. That has happened, but not before thousands of users got ahold of it, fully functional.

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A week with iPhone 4S: my first 10 apps

A week with iPhone 4S: my first 10 apps

For those of you just joining us for this adventure, you should know that I'm taking part in a real-life experiment in which I'm using an iPhone 4S for a week exclusively as my one and only smartphone. You should know, for context, that I generally use Android devices, having used the Samsung Galaxy Nexus essentially exclusively since it was released with Verizon, switching back and forth between it and whichever phones I've reviewed since. Though I've handled and worked with an iPhone a minor amount before, I've never before now had one as my own personal device - what follows are the first ten applications I found myself downloading right out of the box.

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Apple takes Smartphone crown in Q4 2011

Apple takes Smartphone crown in Q4 2011

Apple has edged past Samsung again in global smartphone shipments, according to new research, reclaiming the smartphone top-spot in Q4 2011 thanks to huge demand for the iPhone 4S. The Cupertino company shipped 37m devices in Q4, versus 36.5m for Samsung, Strategy Analytics reckons, giving Apple 0.4-percent more marketshare worldwide than its Korean rivals. However, when the numbers are crunched for 2011 as a whole, Samsung still comes out ahead.

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T-Mobile document: unlocked iPhones have poor network performance

T-Mobile document: unlocked iPhones have poor network performance

A leaked internal document from T-Mobile shows that there's a good reason it remains the only major carrier left out of the iPhone race. Although one million customers have still managed to take their unlocked iPhones on the T-Mobile network, the company seems far more interested in peddling its superior-performing Android products. That is, at least for the time being.


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iPhone 5 specs tipped by Foxconn worker

iPhone 5 specs tipped by Foxconn worker

The next generation iPhone, tentatively titled iPhone 5, has been tipped by a Foxconn China employee and is said to ready for production now with a summer launch in the wings. This newest iPhone is said to have several iterations being tested at the moment, with no one model being the clear victor before full production begins. Each of these devices has at least a 4-inch display with one of them being made by LG.

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Apple outpaced Android in Q4 US growth says research

Apple outpaced Android in Q4 US growth says research

Apple has reclaimed the platform momentum crown with the iPhone, research suggests, with demand for the iPhone 4S contributing to faster growth than the market for Android devices in pre-holiday sales. In the twelve weeks until December 25, researchers Kantar Worldpanel ComTech say, Apple's share in the US was at 44.9-percent, the merest smudge ahead of Android share at 44.8-percent. In contrast, Windows Phone mustered a mere 2-percent.

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Wooden iPhones all the rage with simple conversion kits

Wooden iPhones all the rage with simple conversion kits

Third party iPhone accessory makers have taken the next step in iPhone personalization with solid wood back panels - not a case, not a skin, but an actual real replacement for the glass back you've grown tired of. There are two different groups I'd like to share with you here, one of them a bit more expensive with a wider range of options, the other more affordable and keeping with the simplicity. Both of these groups offer backs for the iPhone 4 and iPhone 4S.

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iPhone 4S fuels rocketing Apple demand in Q4 2011

iPhone 4S fuels rocketing Apple demand in Q4 2011

Android continues to rule the roost in the smartphone segment, in terms of sheer numbers at least, but Apple's iPhone 4S launch bucked the overall trend in Q4 2011 with huge demand almost outweighing new Android sales. The figures, collected by Nielsen, suggest over 46-percent of US smartphone owners use an Android device in the final quarter of 2011, compared to 30-percent using an iPhone. However, by December, almost 45-percent of new smartphone buyers opted for one of Apple's handsets.

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Insider Talk: Cygnett phone accessories

Insider Talk: Cygnett phone accessories

Cygnett is known for constructing well built, quality cases for phones and tablets. Tonight, Creative Director Sophie Swann gave us an excellent description for some of their most popular models. Near the end, she also introduced us to their Icon Art series by artist Nathan Jurevicius.

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Griffin Woogie 2 demands your cuddles

Griffin Woogie 2 demands your cuddles

Geeks, cease your pacing restlessness: the Griffin Woogie 2 is here! Follow up to the surprisingly successful - and, near the holidays, darned tricky to find in stores - Woogie of 2010, the toddler-targeted huggable iPhone and iPod touch case now gains a personality thanks to the companion Woogie app, adding ten faces that respond to tickling, shaking and lovely warm cuddles.

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