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Six clicks: Revolutionary advances in mobile from Apple

Six clicks: Revolutionary advances in mobile from Apple

This time of year thoughts turn to the ideas that emerged to form a new country. On a lesser scale, it's appropriate to think about the ideas that formed the mobile space as we know it today. Among those are a few from Apple that have shaped both the smartphone and tablet segments.

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WWDC 2009: Apple unveils iPhone 3G S

At Apple's WWDC in San Francisco, Apple's SVP of marketing, Philip Schiller, shows off a new, speedier iPhone. The iPhone 3G S features a 3-megapixel camera and can shoot video at 30 frames per second. The phone is available next week in the U.S and some other countries.

published June 8, 2009 by

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WWDC 2009: New app helps users find lost iPhone

At Apple's WWDC in San Francisco, the company's SVP of iPhone software, Scott Forstall, demos a new app, "Find My iPhone," that helps people find their phone if it gets lost--the software pinpoints on a map where the device is located. Users can also send an alert to the phone announcing it is lost.

published June 8, 2009 by

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CIOs discuss their approach to mobile security

At a Churchill Club event in Santa Clara, Calif., Peter Solvik, managing director at Sigma Partners, talks to a panel of CIOs about their how they're making mobile devices more secure in the enterprise and whether their employees prefer the BlackBerry over the iPhone. The panel includes: Matt Carey, chief information officer of Home Depot; Karenann Terrell, CIO of Baxter; and Lars Rabbe, former CIO of Yahoo.

published May 8, 2009 by

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RIM shines on Wall Street--for now

ZDNet Senior Editor Sam Diaz talks about Research In Motion's recent praise from UBS analyst Jeffrey Fan and whether his notes are merited. Diaz believes the company's successful first-quarter was due to some special promotions and that the second quarter will be a better gauge of RIM's long-term health as competition in the smartphone market heats up.

published May 7, 2009 by

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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?

published April 28, 2009 by

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Google demos prototype of mobile Gmail app

At the Web 2.0 Expo in San Francisco, Google VP of Engineering Vic Gundrota showed off the prototype of a new Web-based Gmail app that could one day be used on any smartphone. By using HTML 5 standards, he predicts, developers will no longer have to choose just one platform to write for. When the app is released, users will be able to archive and use their e-mail even when not online. Moderator: Tim O'Reilly, founder and CEO, O'Reilly Media

published April 3, 2009 by

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iPhone OS 3.0: Search

Scott Forstall, Apple's senior vice president of iPhone software, shows off a new feature that will allow users to search for specific e-mail messages, applications, contacts, and other data.

published March 17, 2009 by

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