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Why the iPhone is worse than a BlackBerry

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I love my iPhone. In fact, I’ve loved every iPhone Apple has launched since the first model was unveiled in 2007. Slowly but surely, Apple has introduced new features and eliminated upon almost every major gripe people had with iOS to push the limits of what we expect from...
Why the iPhone is worse than a BlackBerry

Tweetbot 2.0 for iPhone adds one-tap links, inline images and a huge speed boost

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Popular iOS developer Tapbots has released an update to its highly regarded Tweetbot for iPhone that includes several much needed improvements like inline image preview and one-tap links. Additionally, the entire client has received some nice boosts in speed. In the new timeline view, spacing has been adjusted slightly and some nice...
Tweetbot 2.0 for iPhone adds one-tap links, inline images and a huge speed boost
For social sharing, Apple turns to Twitter again
Test Drive Apple’s New Messages App Before Mountain Lion Launches
Apple's new Messages app for OS X is available to download now

Apple compensates victim of ‘stolen iPhone’ iMessage bug

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Over the past couple of months there has been mounting evidence of an issue with Apple’s iMessage service that causes messages to continue being sent to a stolen device even after its SIM has been deactivated. Now, we have received information that, at least in one case, Apple is compensating...
Apple compensates victim of ‘stolen iPhone’ iMessage bug
Apple’s OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion: iMessage on Mac, Notification Center and more

Apple Compensates Victim of iMessage Bug for Breach of Privacy

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In December, an apparent bug appeared in Apple's iMessage service that allowed iMessages to be sent to a stolen iPhone. The messages can, apparently, continue to be sent and received from the stolen phone after a remote wipe and a SIM card deactivation. This is obviously an unintended action, and...
Apple Compensates Victim of iMessage Bug for Breach of Privacy

NOAA ditching BlackBerry for the iPhone and iPad

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The United States’ National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (via The Loop) is turning the tide in its IT department. Doing what many companies are doing these days, NOAA plans to ditch RIM’s BlackBerry in favor of Apple’s iPhone and iPad. NOAA’s support for the BlackBerry will end May 12,...
NOAA ditching BlackBerry for the iPhone and iPad

iPhone Internet Access Abroad: Amazing And Getting Cheaper

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After using a smartphone for years, the mobile Internet becomes so engrained in your life that you don't realize how much you rely on it until it's not there. Business and pleasure travel overseas, for example, are prime occasions where mobile web access can even be more useful than at home....
iPhone Internet Access Abroad: Amazing And Getting Cheaper

MightyText launches in earnest, enables browser-based texting through your Android phone number

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Nah, it's not exactly iMessage (or BBM) for Android -- in some ways, it's better, but it lags behind in others. MightyText has launched in earnest today, graduating from its Chrome-only beta state and opening up a world of new messaging possibilities for those with Android handsets. In order...
MightyText launches in earnest, enables browser-based texting through your Android phone number

Now at 90 million users, free calling app Viber adds group messaging feature

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Viber Media, the Israeli company building a cross-platform mobile communications suite for smartphones, says it has attracted over 90 million users making over 1.5 billion minutes of free calls and sending over 2 billion text messages every month. Today, the Viber app for iPhone and Android, as well as its...
Now at 90 million users, free calling app Viber adds group messaging feature

Black SMS iPhone App Encrypts Your Texts, Lets Playas Play

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Maybe you’re just a secretive person. Or perhaps you are in the middle of leaving your job, and are talking to a boss from a competing company. Maybe you have a girlfriend… and another girlfriend. Whatever the case may be, you don’t want people reading your texts. In fact, when...
Black SMS iPhone App Encrypts Your Texts, Lets Playas Play

Apple's iCloud and iMessage Services Experiencing Significant Outage

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A number of MacRumors readers are reporting that iCloud services are currently down, and based on the number of reports it appears that the outage is quite widespread. Apple's iCloud system status page is currently acknowledging access issues, although there is no estimate of the proportion of iCloud users being...
Apple's iCloud and iMessage Services Experiencing Significant Outage

Ex-Googlers Launch MightyText, An iMessage For Android Users

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During their lengthy careers at Google in both senior technical and product management roles, Maneesh Arora and Amit Sangani were able to geek out and hack on infamous (and deadpooled) products like Google Wave and Google Health. Arora tells us that, while his time at Google was defined by smart...
Ex-Googlers Launch MightyText, An iMessage For Android Users

Apple Is Taking A Huge Risk With The iPhone Next Week, And There's A Good Chance It Will Blow Up In Its Face (AAPL)

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Apple is about to take a huge risk with its mobile operating system, and nobody seems to be all that concerned about it. Various reports say it will boot Google Maps in favor of its own homegrown flavor of maps. Maps might be the number one most useful native application....
Apple Is Taking A Huge Risk With The iPhone Next Week, And There's A Good Chance It Will Blow Up In Its Face (AAPL)

Mountain Lion and Windows 8's Common Aim: Make Desktop More Like Mobile

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Although they are doing it in different ways, Apple and Microsoft are aiming for a similar goal with their next desktop operating systems: To make the computer more like the phone. Apple on Thursday announced its plans for Mountain Lion, Mac OS X 10.8. Due this summer, it brings over...
Mountain Lion and Windows 8's Common Aim: Make Desktop More Like Mobile

Mountain Lion and Windows 8's Common Aim: Make Desktop More Like Mobile

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Although they are doing it in different ways, Apple and Microsoft are aiming for a similar goal with their next desktop operating systems: To make the computer more like the phone. Apple on Thursday announced its plans for Mountain Lion, Mac OS X 10.8. Due this summer, it brings over...
Mountain Lion and Windows 8's Common Aim: Make Desktop More Like Mobile

Samsung’s messaging app ChatOn hits BlackBerry devices on its way to becoming truly multi-platform

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Samsung’s messaging service ChatOn has taken another step to becoming truly multi-platform after the company launched a new client for BlackBerry devices, adding to its existing iOS, Android and Bada apps. ChatOn was unveiled by Samsung in August last year, touting itself as a new multi-platform mobile messaging service capable...
Samsung’s messaging app ChatOn hits BlackBerry devices on its way to becoming truly multi-platform
AT&T hints at family/data sharing plans on the horizon

Everyme Offers a Mobile-First Version of Group Social Networking

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One of the potential big remaining social opportunities is to create a social network around the contacts in our mobile phone book. It would be intimate and respectful of privacy, and it would probably look like a cross between texting and a social news feed. This might be something a...
Everyme Offers a Mobile-First Version of Group Social Networking

iCloud down for many, iMessages not going through

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Something's afoot at Apple's massive North Carolina data center -- or perhaps just on the various pipes and tubes leading to it. We've received many reports of iCloud and iMessage problems and, looking online, plenty of other folks are issuing the same complaints. Seeing problems on your end? Add...
iCloud down for many, iMessages not going through
With iOS 6, The iPhone Even Becomes A Better Phone
MightyText 'iMessage for Android' launching today, syncs text messages to any web browser

Exec adds in-app messaging so you can get updates on your tasks

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One of the services that I’m finding fascinating these days is Justin Kan’s Exec. We’ve told you a lot about it since its launch in San Francisco, the last tidbit being their campaign to bring you hot dogs and beer at Giants games. That went quite well, Kan tells me....
Exec adds in-app messaging so you can get updates on your tasks

Apple launches 'Apple Notifications', offers text message updates on orders in the US and Canada

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As part of an overhaul of its online store, Apple introduced a new feature called ‘Apple Notifications‘, a new text-message based service that is designed to keep customers up-to-date on their orders or notify them if an order is ready to be picked up in store. The change was noticed by...
Apple launches 'Apple Notifications', offers text message updates on orders in the US and Canada
iCloud, iMessage, seeing unexpected downtime for some

Instagram For Android Is Finally Here (GOOG)

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Developing, please refresh for the latest. Please follow SAI: Tools on Twitter and Facebook.Join the conversation about this story »See Also:Why Magazines Look Terrible On The New iPadThis App Makes It Easy To Send Secret Texts Through iMessageIf iMessage Is So Advanced, Why Can't It Do This Very Simple...
Instagram For Android Is Finally Here (GOOG)

Apple announces 365 million iOS devices sold through March 30th

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Scott Forstall just unveiled  on-stage at WWDC that 365 million iOS devices have been sold through March 30th. 140 million iMessage users 150 billion messages 815 of apps using Notification Center iOS 5 is the most installed version of iOS. More to come....
Apple announces 365 million iOS devices sold through March 30th
More iOS 6 details emerge; OS X Mountain Lion to gain some iOS features
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