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T-Mobile USA LTE in 2013 as iPhone pumps churn

T-Mobile USA LTE in 2013 as iPhone pumps churn

T-Mobile USA has confirmed its plans to launch an LTE network in 2013, though the carrier has faced slumping revenues in Q4 2011 as subscribers jump ship to the iPhone 4S available from its rivals. "Not carrying the iPhone led to a significant increase in contract deactivations in the fourth quarter of 2011" CEO and president Philipp Humm conceded today, before announcing a $1.4bn network modernization investment plan for this year and next as it begins to make use of the huge chunk of AWS spectrum AT&T is handing over as compensation after acquisition plans collapsed.

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Apple Nightline tour reveals handmade iPhones

Apple Nightline tour reveals handmade iPhones

Apple's behind-the-scenes Foxconn factory tour for ABC's Nightline has aired, leaving the company's fans and critics arguing over whether the "privileged" access unlocked any secrets or alleviated concerns over labor treatment. Many of the more astonishing figures surround the production processes for Apple's most coveted devices, the iPad and iPhone, which are for the most part built by hand by an ever-growing team of Foxconn workers. An iPhone, for instance, takes 141 construction steps, and there is huge demand for positions at the factory.

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SmartGuard Pepper Spray iPhone Case revealed and detailed

SmartGuard Pepper Spray iPhone Case revealed and detailed

There's only one iPhone case out there today that both comes in pink and is able to bust a mugger down to his or her knees - and it goes by the name of SmartGuard. Regardless of the fact that this case cum weapon does sound sort of like an under-arm deodorant at first, the group Piexon, creator of self defense gadgets galore, implore you to not spray the contents of the attached canister under your arm. Instead this iPhone case has an integrated safety tab to prevent accidental discharge of the pepper spray inside.

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iPhone 5 tipped for September announcement

iPhone 5 tipped for September announcement

Today a report has come from a set of anonymous "Asian reliable sources" that the iPhone 5 will be announced and released in September or October of 2012. This News comes from Macotakara where a tip also leaks that this schedule will be kept for several years afterward, a new iPhone per year. Hardware has separately been tipped to be released around that time frame in rumors for the next Apple product in a more general way, so we're thinking its either an actual iPhone or a well-orchestrated ruse to point away from the truth!

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iPhone pricing structure keeps legacy models selling hot says Kantar

iPhone pricing structure keeps legacy models selling hot says Kantar

This week the analysts at Kantar Worldpanel ComTech have released a study which showed, amongst other smartphone statistics, that the iPhone 4S release's change to Apple's pricing structure has kept the iPhone 4 and iPhone 3GS at pre-4S sales levels. This study also showed such revelations as the idea that over half of the population in the UK current owns a smartphone of some type and Apple having a massive 29.1% market share while Windows Phone 7 sits at a tiny 2%. While Android's share is unlisted in the study, it does trump Apple - but consider how well the single phone with several iterations (the iPhone) is doing, one must take it all into perspective.

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Dash Race for iPhone Review

Dash Race for iPhone Review

The game Dash Race is just about the most unique racing game you're going to find on any platform - and I say that having played my fair share. What you'll do in this iPhone-based pencil and grid racing game is draw lines from one square to the next, each player taking turns to see who can best the other in their mathematically calculated set of turns and straightaways. This game is derived from a game that you may have played while wasting time between classes in high school - in this case you won't have to do any of the calculating yourself (unless of course you want to.)

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WinZip for iOS Review

WinZip for iOS Review

It's time to make the opening of ZIP files easy, finally, on the the iOS platform for iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch. This application takes files that have been compressed with the .ZIP file extension and opens them up for you - but more than that, it's able to show you what's inside without you having to run the files in other applications. In the example we've got here, a simple image is sent in a .ZIP file through email, opened in the basic Mail app, and the image is previewed inside WinZip.

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Apple App Store hitting 25 billion downloads imminently

Apple App Store hitting 25 billion downloads imminently

The folks at Apple have announced the soon to be hit 25 billion downloads mark from the iTunes App Store - that is, all apps downloaded for the iPad, iPhone, and iPod Touch. These apps number in the millions, and now the downloads of these apps have nearly reached the 25th billion - that's no tiny mile mark. When the 25 billionth download is hit, the person to grab that final download is said to be eligible to win a $10,000 App Store Gift Card - you could download the whole darn place with that kind of cash!

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