Verizon Wireless is opening up all of its data plans to the feature for free, a Verizon spokesperson tells the Wall Street Journal.
Happy about the new iPhone 5? You should be … or maybe you shouldn’t, because the announcements made today weren’t everything that we’d hoped for. In fact, some are startlingly painful. Here are eight that almost make today feel like a bad day
After many rumors and leaks, we thought Apple might launch its supposed “iPad mini” today alongside the iPhone 5. But today’s event was crowded with the new iPhone, updated iPods, and a new version of iTunes. So when can we expect the iPad mini?
Apple today unveiled a new, larger iPhone 5 as well as a new iPod Touch, iPod Shuffle, and a revamped iTunes aimed at more mobile users. It also released the latest version of its mobile operating system, iOS 6. Here’s VentureBeat’s blow-by-blow coverage with all the details.
Intel brings a Coke vending machine to its battle with Apple. Is it enough?
Alleged photos of Apple’s new iPad mini have hit the web a day before Apple’s next big press conference, thanks to French site Nowhereelse.fr.
Guest Post The high definition screens, faster processors, and enhanced Wi-Fi capabilities of Amazon’s new Kindle Fire tablets are making big news. But these tablets won’t catalyze the revolution that is waiting to happen. The magic will happen when the price-per-unit drops below $100 on its way towards $50.
After launching on iPad only in June, social sports service SportStream is releasing a web-native version today, which will be available to anyone using any tablet, smartphone, or laptop.
After launching Learnist on the web back in May for beta testers, today Grockit is releasing free Learnist iPhone and iPad apps, which will make the social learning service just about anywhere.
Win some, lose some.
Just a few days after winning its epic patent battle against Samsung (for now), Apple failed to acquire exclusive access to Taiwan Semiconductor’s chip fabrication plants. Which means that Samsung is still a major — if not the major — supplier of components for Apple’s iPhone and iPad.
Apple has made it through the bruising hand-to-hand combat of its latest patent trial, and it’s defeated all the lawyers that Samsung could throw at it. Now it’s got to face the big boss at the end: Google.
The agency hopes to find out whether “widespread use of PEDs during flight is appropriate, while maintaining the highest levels of safety to passengers and aircraft.”
Just yesterday we reported on a compelling argument for why Apple would separate its iPhone 5 and iPad Mini events, and now a new report claims that Apple will indeed debut its long-rumored smaller iPad in October.
Apple and Samsung deliver their closing statements today in a weeks-long trial that could change the way Silicon Valley looks at the idea of “copying” technology.
Nukotoys mixes physical playing cards and virtual play on apps.
Smoke, meet fire?
The iPad Mini is ramping for production, according to DigiTimes, the Taiwanese technology news service that often — but not always — has strong insight into component supply chains that help guesstimate both future products and sales volume.
The U.S. State Department has terminated its agreement to purchase 2,500 Kindle e-book readers from Amazon today — perhaps giving the iPad another chance at winning the lucrative federal contract.
Good news for couch potatoes: The popular video discovery app Showyou now has a revamped Airplay experience, allowing you to run other apps on your iPad, iPhone, and iPod Touch while Showyou is beaming video to your Apple TV.
oubleRobotics has just released a telepresence solution that isn’t ugly, awkward, or the apparent product of a Junkyard Wars amateur hour competition.
If there could be a worse part to this tragic story, it’s that the teenager received only about 10 percent of the total amount realized from the sale of his kidney. He used his share of the proceeds, about $3,500 U.S., to buy an iPad and an iPhone.
Selling more than seven out of ten in a market where the the cheapest retina iPad costs easily 10 percent of an average worker’s annual salary is unbelievable.
Meridian4 and Full Control have announced Frontline Tactics, a futuristic military strategy game with cross-platform support.
After launching a web app last month for charting your friends’ travels via social media, New York City-based Tripl is today announcing a free new app for the iPhone and iPad.
While iPad owners are rich and young, Kindle Fire users have an eye on the price tag, says the latest report from analytics company comScore.
DeNA/Ngmoco gives a first look at its mobile Transformers game.
Guest Post The growing BYOD (“bring your own device”) trend, that’s seeing ever more businesspeople use their iPhones and iPads for work, has left IT managers scrambling to address the resulting security and support issues. But with Microsoft getting ready to launch Windows 8, the OS that will power Windows-based tablets such as Microsoft’s own Surface, that could soon change.
Richard Spitalny of First Star Software discusses the iOS remake of his classic Spy vs Spy and the changes he’s seen over 30 years in video game development.
We haven’t seen a love-hate relationship like this since the Honeymooners.
Jens Begemann still believes in Facebook, but the CEO of Wooga is also expanding into mobile social games.
Educational app-store-inside-the-app-store KinderTown is releasing data about which educational apps parents want for their kids, based on over 120,000 parental app searches.