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Sun spot causing storms on Earth

Trouble with your GPS? Your computer is mysteriously rebooting? It's probably due to the effects of a solar storm.

March 9, 2012

Verizon reveals iPhone 4 hotspot pricing

Remember that cool WiFi hotspot feature that was revealed at the Verizon iPhone 4 event? Remember how we all salivated? Well, it's time for our dreams to come crashing back down to earth as we get a look at the pricing.

January 25, 2011

Was Gizmodo punk'd by Apple? Photos of this iPhone appeared in February

Like most mobile tech enthusiasts I followed the Gizmodo iPhone story, but just finished reading a comment posted on Andy Ihnatko's Chicago Sun Time site that indicate Gizmodo may have been punk'd by Apple and the device may just be one of many prototypes floating around and have no relation at all to the upgraded iPhone we all except this summer

April 20, 2010 by

Solar cycles, weather and climate

There's new research on the links between solar cycles on the Sun, and the weather here on earth. This work was done by American scientists and finds connection between the 11-year solar cycles and El Nino and similar weather events on earth.

July 19, 2009 by

The month ahead: Social networks to shake things up in May

ZDNet correspondent Sumi Das speaks with senior editor Sam Diaz about the efforts of Twitter, Facebook, and MySpace to up their Web 2.0 game. Diaz also discusses the significance of the Sun-Oracle deal to the data center market and the rumors swirling around Apple and Verizon. Will there be an alternative to AT&T for iPhone users?

April 28, 2009 by

Apple cripples GPS in Egyptian iPhones

A report in The New York Times claims that Apple has disabled the GPS functionality of the iPhone 3G at the request of the Egyptian government due to concerns over possible anti-military/anti-Egyptian applications.What on earth in an "anti-Egyptian application" anyway?

December 10, 2008 by

Speak into your iPhone for fast Google search results

Google continues its efforts to optimize the mobile experience on the iPhone with their new speech recognition search application that will lets iPhone users ask questions verbally and receive back Google search results. This new search functionality will also take advantage of the iPhone location-based technology and sometimes give you back local results. Other recent improvements in Google services include new search results pages optimized for the iPhone and Google Earth for the iPhone.

November 13, 2008 by

Google Earth hits the iPhone

Corrected and amended headline: Google launched Google Earth for the iPhone and iPod touch and the reviews are great. The rollout prompts a question.

October 26, 2008 by

eBay shows off auction app for iPhone

At Apple’s WWDC 2008 in San Francisco, Ken Sun of eBay shows off Auctions on the iPhone. The new app has a basic front door with options to track auctions you've bid on, and see whether you've been outbid. You can also pick up photos from the auction listings and blow them up to full screen. eBay is making this app available for free.

June 9, 2008 by

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