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Under the hood of the iPhone

Apple chief executive Steve Jobs may have got the masses salivating with early images of the iPhone on Tuesday but the technical spec is providing more questions than answers. There is no doubt that for a device that is a combined iPod/web browser/phone, Apple has packed in as much fancy kit as it was able. […]

Apple, Cisco to do deal over “iPhone” trademark

Later on Wednesday Apple and networking giant Cisco are expected to announce an agreement on the Californian computer company’s licensing of the “iPhone” trademark. Apple wowed the mobile world on Tuesday with the unveiling of the gadgety goodness that is the iPhone, Apple’s much hyped music player/web browser/phone combo. But Cisco had rained on Apple’s […]

Analyst comments stir up iPhone rumours… again

An analyst has said that Apple is working on not one but two iPhones, prompting a resurgence in rumours predicting doom for traditional mobile phone makers. Shaw Wu, a Wall Street analyst with American Technology Research wrote in a research paper this month that the firm’s second phone will have IM (instant Messaging) capability and […]

Has Apple started iPhone production?

Rumours of an Apple-made mobile phone, commonly referred to as the iPhone, have been running hot and cold for months but Chinese-language newspaper the Commercial Times broke the strongest report yet that the appearance of such a device is imminent. In an article published Wednesday, the newspaper claimed that inside sources at Hon Hai Precision, […]

Nokia claims lead in music phone sales

iPods are out and mobiles with built-in music capability are the new thing, according to Nokia which reckons sales of MP3 phones far outstrip shipments of dedicated MP3 music players. The Finnish manufacturer said in an interview with Reuters that it was selling “huge amounts” of MP3 phones and predicted it will sell around 80 […]

Apple iFone almost ready?

The rumour mill is grinding again and the internet is abuzz with speculation that the unveiling of Apple’s long awaited iPod phone, or iFone, is imminent. What we know is that Apple has scheduled a press conference for Tuesday September 12 in London, with similar events presumably taking place around the world. The topic of […]

Apple, Google join mobile standards group

The Khronos Group, an industry consortium focused on the creation of open standards, has announced that Apple, Dell and Google are amongst the latest companies to join the group. Khronos aims to define open standards for the authoring and acceleration of dynamic media on a range of platforms including embedded systems and mobile phones. Jon […]

RIM squashes ‘AppleBerry’ dream

The ongoing rumour that Research in Motion (RIM) is working with Apple to create a mobile phone/iPod hybrid – dubbed ‘AppleBerry’ by hopeful fans – was dealt a blow on Tuesday as RIM refused to answer any questions on the subject. Jim Balsillie, co-chief executive at RIM would not be drawn on the issue when […]

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