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Apple faces backlash on tiered iTunes prices

Apple has introduced tiered pricing to the iTunes store, but now faces backlash from the internet community.

Advocacy group cries foul over iPhone Skype app

Advocacy group The Free Press has asked the FCC to force wireless operators to allow consumer access to Skype via smartphones as well as giving them the ability to connect their tethering

Can rivals capitalize on App Store discontent?

Another trade show, another app store opening. This time the trade show in question is CTIA Wireless 2009, and the app store is Research In Motion's BlackBerry App World--or at least everyone assumes

Skype launching app for iPhone, BlackBerry users

Skype will launch its VoIP application for Apple's iPhone on Tuesday, and will debut a similar application for some of Research In Motion's BlackBerry devices in May. The Skype for iPhone

Apple begins offering no-contract iPhone deal

Apple confirmed that as of Thursday morning it will allow unlimited quantities of the iPhone 3G to be sold without an AT&T Mobility contract. The move comes one week after AT&T confirmed it

Rumor Mill: Should Dell buy Palm?

The speculation continues to swirl around Dell's possible entry into the smartphone or Mobile Internet Device (MID) market. Earlier this month an analyst said that carriers were not interested in any

What's new and what's missing in iPhone OS 3.0

Apple officially unveiled its iPhone OS 3.0 beta last week, promising more than 100 new features and more than a 1,000 new APIs to bolster the functionality of iPhone and iPod touch applications. But

Apple, Amazon venture into HD

As telcos, cable TV companies and satellite TV firms wage their own war over who has the most high-definition TV programming, a couple of "A" list companies are further penetrating the market. Apple

Apple adds a host of new features to iPhone 3.0 OS

Apple unveiled its new software update for the iPhone, OS 3.0. The software will be available this summer as a free update to all iPhone 3G customers. The Developer Beta version of OS 3.0 is

Smartphone sales increase 13.9% in 2008

Worldwide sales of smartphones totaled 38.1 million units in the fourth quarter--a year-over-year increase of 3.7 percent--and accounted for 12 percent of all mobile phones sold in the period,