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2008 Year in Review: The iPhone 3G and iPhone clones

The news: AT&T Mobility launched the Apple's iPhone 3G July 11, ushering in a new era of high-speed data capable smartphones. Apple's second-generation iPhone, which featured the same sleek look

Apple, RIM dominate U.S. smartphone market, push out Palm

Apple and Research In Motion saw their shares of the smartphone market in 2008 rise compared to Palm, and will continue their dominance in 2009, according to a report released by ChangeWave Research.

2008 Year in Review: App Store revolutionizes mobile software distribution, sales

Without a doubt, the July 11 introduction of Apple's App Store virtual storefront was the signature event of 2008. Launched in conjunction with the U.S. retail debut of the iPhone 3G, the App Store

2008 Year in Review: The App Store rewrites the rules

Many decades from now, as you regale your grandchildren with stories of life prior to the introduction of personal jet packs, teleportation systems and family vacations to Mars, you will describe to

Best Buy Mobile offering iPhone 3G deal

Best Buy Mobile is launching a discount on Apple's iPhone 3G from Dec. 19 to Jan. 3, with the 8GB model going for $189.99 and the 16GB version for $289.99, further boosting its presence in the mobile

AT&T begins selling refurbished iPhone 3Gs

AT&T Mobility has started selling refurbished versions of Apple's iPhone 3G for $50 less than it sells new versions of the phone. The 8GB model is going for $150 and the 16GB model sells for

Wal-Mart begins pilot iPhone 3G program

Wal-Mart has begun a pilot program to sell Apple's iPhone 3G in its stores, according to an internal Wal-Mart document that appeared on the blog Engadget. The document states that beginning Dec. 28,

Palm hoping for a spark with Nova OS

Palm is pinning its hopes for renewed success on the launch of its new operating system, code-named "Nova," which it will debut at the Consumer Electronics Show in January. When the curtain goes up

Is App Store pricing hindering app development?

The growing proliferation of bargain-priced iPhone applications is inhibiting product development according to Craig Hockenberry, principal and engineer with The Iconfactory, the software firm behind

App Opp is Apple's and Orange's

France Telecom's Orange reportedly is interested in developing an iTunes like application store for content that could be played on a variety of devices, including TVs, personal computers and mobile