AT&T Sees Blockbuster Smartphone Sales Ahead

AT&T added 2.1 million mobile subscribers in the third quarter of 2011 for a total of 100.7 million wireless customers at the end of the period, the company told investors Thursday. Wireless revenue rose 2.8 percent year-over-year to $15.6 billion — despite the fact that the year-earlier period had featured the launch of the Apple iPhone 4.
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What is GLONASS?: A quick guide to the iPhone 4S’ Russian navigation system

photoApple surprised the tech world this week by silently adding support for the Russian satellite navigation system known as GLONASS to the feature list of its new iPhone 4S smartphone. According to the Wall Street Journal, Apple’s embrace of GLONASS could push other smartphone manufacturers to add support for the system to their handsets, as well. But what the heck is GLONASS, anyway; and why did Apple add support for it to the iPhone 4S? Let’s dig a little deeper, shall we?

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Is the Apple iPhone 4S Camera the Digital Camera to Rule Them All? [GALLERY]

When I sat down with Apple to discuss the new, more powerful camera on the iPhone 4S, company officials told me they had a revelation. As they prepared to update the phone’s imaging system, they realized not only were more people using the iPhone 4’s camera than any other camera phone, but more were using it than any other camera in the world.
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Microsoft to launch Mango smartphones with Nokia, Samsung soon

HONG KONG (Reuters) – Microsoft Corp, which has been trailing Apple Inc and Google Inc in the fast-growing smartphone market, will launch Mango-powered handsets from top makers including Nokia and Samsung Electronics Co Ltd in coming weeks, a senior executive said on Thursday.
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