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Apple closes App Store loophole

Apple has blocked an App Store end-around that enabled a rejected iPhone application developer to market his app across a distribution channel intending for beta testing and enterprise use. According

Apple releases unlocked iPhone 3G in Hong Kong

Breaking with its preferred business model, Apple has released an unlocked version of the iPhone 3G in Hong Kong, allowing users to pick their preferred carrier. The phones will go on sale in Hong

Mark Lowenstein: Improving the Store Experience

A couple of times a year, I do some wireless mystery shopping. I walk into several wireless stores--a mix of carrier-owned (Verizon, AT&T), independent third party (Wireless Toys), and big box

Apple recalls iPhone 3G charger

Apple has recalled the A/C power adapter for the iPhone 3G, warning that some of the chargers are faulty and could be potentially dangerous. The chargers that are at issue were distributed with the

Storm clouds gathering around Verizon

The market is abuzz with the notion the BlackBerry Storm-the device formerly known as Thunder-will saturate Verizon Wireless' stores sometime very soon. Verizon emailed a message hinting that the

Apple releases iPhone software patch

Apple released its new software patch for the iPhone 3G, a move made in part in response to numerous user complaints about the reliability of AT&T's 3G wireless network the device was supposed to

NBC and Apple make peace

NBC and Apple have returned to each other's good graces, as NBC will deliver shows over iTunes for the first time since its contract with Apple ended last year. NBC pulled its content from iTunes

U.S. smartphone market is tough to crack

Top-ranked handset vendors such as Motorola, Nokia and Samsung control 80 percent of the cell phone device market but have struggled to sell smartphones in the U.S. This has caused an open door for

iPhone 3G a top seller for AT&T

Morgan Keegan analyst Tavis McCourt says that the iPhone 3G is the top-selling phone at most AT&T stores in North America and the United Kingdom. In a research note, McCourt said that Research in

Google, Microsoft give the App Store a run for its money

From the minute Apple CEO Steve Jobs announced the computing giant's App Store virtual retail effort sold in excess of 60 million mobile application downloads in just its first month of existence,