SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A federal agency is siding with Apple and ordering an import ban on HTC phones that infringe on a patent belonging to the iPhone maker. The U.S. International Trade Commission said Monday that the ban will take effect April 19 so that wireless carriers will have time to adjust their plans. […]
Steve Wozniak held forth today on education, smart phones, programming, and other stuff last night while waiting on line at the Apple store in Los Gatos to buy an iPhone 4S, just like everyone who isn’t an Apple co-founder. Sales are expected to be brisk, to say the least. Almost seven-minute video from KGO.
According to a new report assessing advertising potential on mobile devices, Google’s Android platform beats out Apple’s iOS and Blackberry. Based on data from 83 million unique users, Jumptap, a mobile ad firm, shows usage patterns that seem to hew pretty close to the Mason-Dixon line. In the West the only state with iOS predominance […]
Earlier this week Apple came under fire for tracking iPhone users’ locations. The company today released an FAQ about the practice, but the debate continues, with bills under consideration in both the House and Senate to curtail such practices. On KQED Radio’s Forum today: iPhone or iSpy. Guests included Congresswoman Jackie Speier and journalist Kara […]
A Sacramento-area teenager who invented a prayer app has emerged from a coma. Allen Wright came out of his coma of eight days after being struck by a hit-and-run driver. Wright’s family and friends asked for prayers… and received them on the Apple iPhone app that their son invented called “A Note to God.” In […]
It’s independence day, of sorts, for those who believe the Earth’s two eras are dated BiP (Before iPhone) and AiP (After iPhone). Today, in the Year 4 AiP, Verizon Wireless announced it will offer Apple’s groundbreaking smartphone next month. That’s good news for the legions of would-be buyers scared off by horror stories about network […]