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September 13, 2010

Bad Connection: Inside the iPhone Network Meltdown | Wired

We're slowing starting to see acknowledgment in domestic press of what Europeans have known for years -- that bad reception by Apple's iPhone has more to do with Apple's design flaws than with the network, despite what fanboys tout. How else do you explain the same dropped calls by iPhones on networks around the world, from O2 in Great Britain to Orange in France to T-Mobile in Germany? 

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August 02, 2010

Both RIM and Google's Android beating iPhone per Nielsen

Via the LA Times, more evidence that Andoird and RIM dominate domestic smart-phone sales. Apple denied prior reports by NPD that are now confirmed by Nielsen. Because of my media background, what I find more interesting is the number of TV commentators and newspaper reports (such as NYT's David Pogue) who continue to state that "the iPhone is the leading smart phone." 

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April 26, 2010

Police seize computers, other property of blogger who wrote about supposed lost iPhone

Police, acting at the request of Apple Inc., broke down the door of an online reporter that disclosed details of a lost iPhone prototype, in apparent violent of the California Shield Law, according to the LA Times:

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January 05, 2010

Nexus One Phone Launched by Google and HTC

The order page for the long-rumored "Google phone" is up following this morning's press conference on Google's Mountain View campus. Turns out the Nexus One is another HTC phone, using the Google Android 2.1 OS, running on T-Mobile (or AT&T without 3G).

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