Jo Best

Jo Best has been covering IT for over a decade for publications including silicon.com, Guardian Government Computing, and ZDNet in both London and Sydney. As a freelance writer and full-time student, Jo has an interest in health, mobile, and emerging tech.

Jo Best has nothing to disclose but her love of vegan cake. She holds no shares and has no business relationships with any of the companies she writes about.

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Apple iPhone: Has 3 won it for Australia?

Apple iPhone: Has 3 won it for Australia?

AT&T won the right to offer the hype-worn iPhone in the US and it looks like Spanish-owned operator O2 will get the same chance in the UK -- now the bets are on for which of the operators will bring the Apple handset to Aussie customers.While there is no confirmed date for when the iPhone will launch in Australia -- save for a vague "early next year" -- as expected, neither Apple or the operators themselves are giving anything away.

July 5, 2007 by in Apple

Mozilla slams Steve Jobs' Windows Safari plans

Mozilla slams Steve Jobs' Windows Safari plans

Mozilla's chief operating officer John Lilly has hit out at Apple's Steve Jobs, calling his plans for building Safari's market share "out of date" and "duopolistic".Lilly made his comments following Jobs' recent keynote at Apple's worldwide developers conference, where the Mac maker unveiled a version of the Safari browser that is designed to run on Windows Vista or XP.

June 17, 2007 by in Apple

Apple iPhone gets 8 hour talk time, new screen

Apple iPhone gets 8 hour talk time, new screen

Apple has smartened up the specs for the iPhone as the US launch date draws closer, promising users more chatting and browsing time.The Mac maker has announced that it has boosted the iPhone's talk time -- an issue that has been worrying analysts -- to between six and eight hours of Internet use, seven hours of video playback or 24 hours of audio playback.

June 19, 2007 by in Apple