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January, 2011

January 25, 2011  11:50 PM

Why Is Verizon Being So Conservative about Its iPhone Sales?

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In a conference call with investors today, Verizon Chief Financial Officer Fran Shammo gave his company's prediction for the number of iPhones it expects to sell in 2011. And it's low. Very low. This has got me wondering why this carrier is being so conservative. Shammo 's number is 11 million....

January 18, 2011  3:54 PM

Apple iPhone 4 in a White Casing May Never Appear

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You can get an iPhone 4 in any color you want, as long as what you want is black. Since this smartphone debuted early last summer, it has come in only one color, and those hoping for a version in a white casing have been hoping in vain. Shoppers for previous Apple smartphones had a choice of...

January 16, 2011  10:50 AM

Push Email Has a Major Effect on Battery Life

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One of the better inventions for smartphones was push email. But you should be aware that this very handy feature comes with a significant drain to your device’s battery. Every smartphone I know of supports push email, a system in which messages are "pushed" out to your phone as soon as they...

January 5, 2011  12:19 AM

Expect Verizon To Dominate the Smartphone News from CES 2011

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The Consumer Electronics Show is going on this week in Las Vegas, and the biggest smartphone-related news is going to come from Verizon. Still, Sprint has an important announcement too. AT&T and T-Mobile, on the other hand, are almost certainly going to be overshadowed by their...

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