Jason D. O'Grady

Jason O'Grady is a journalist and author specializing in mobile technology. He has published six books on Apple and mobile gadgets and his PowerPage blog has been publishing for over 18 years.

David Morgenstern

David Morgenstern has covered the Mac market and other technology segments for 20 years.

Latest Posts

The elusive $99 iPhone may lose 3G, GPS

MSNBC is jumping on the $99 iPhone bandwagon based on a report based on RBC Capital Markets analyst Mike Abramsky, who believes that the entry-level iPhone will arrive in June or July, presumably at WWDC 2009. Dates for the conference have not yet been announced.

February 11, 2009 by

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Kindle 2 vs. Kindle 1 deathmatch

Fortune's Philip Elmer-DeWitt compares the specs of Amazon's Kindle 2 to the Kindle 1 noting that it's 25% thinner, 20% faster, stores up to 1,500 books, and has 25% better battery life, among other improvements. He also elaborates on Whispersync:The new Whispersync technology allows users to pause in their reading on, say, a Kindle 1, and pick up where they left off on a Kindle 2 and, eventually, on future wireless devices — a phrase Bezos left tantalizingly vague.

February 10, 2009 by

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Hints of a removable iPhone battery buried in patent

A recent spate of patent applications filed by Apple and unearthed by AppleInsider detail an intelligent universal battery technology that could lead to a removable battery in a future iPhone model.The Apple patent application details plans for a universal rechargeable battery that can be swapped interchangeably between, presumably, Apple devices.

February 9, 2009 by

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Kindle 3 should be an iPhone app

Amazon today announced the new Kindle 2 ($259) ($359) the successor to its a purpose-built eBook reader. The update is thinner, lighter, has more storage, a better display, better button placement and will be available on 24 February 2009 according to Amazon.

February 9, 2009 by

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Another Mac clone: say hello to PearC

Not intimidated by Apple's legal action against Psystar, a German company called PearC is offering "Der PC mit Mac OS X" ("the PC with Mac OS X") in several configurations, including some with Blu-ray drives.In an interview with Der Spiegel, PearC's parent Hypermeganet noted that differences in how German law deals with EULAs may mean that PearC's products are legal in Germany.

February 9, 2009 by

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