John Paczkowski / AllThingsD:
Apple: We Continue to Investigate iPhone Battery Issues — Apple's iOS 5.0.1 update evidently addressed some, but not all of the battery issues troubling iPhone users. In a statement issued moments ago, the company acknowledged there may still be a few problems that need troubleshooting.
Discussion: PC Magazine, CNET News, VentureBeat, Washington Post, GigaOM, The Verge, Business Insider, MacRumors, Between the Lines Blog, Gadget Lab, Macworld, PhoneDog.com, The Next Web, Ars Technica, MobileSyrup.com, The Loop, iDownloadBlog.com, discussions.apple.com, App Advice, IntoMobile, PC World, TUAW, GottaBeMobile, iClarified, @inafried, MacStories, GottaBeMobile, The Next Web, iLounge, Phones Review, Softpedia News, TechEye, everythingiCafe, The Tech Herald …, Hardware 2.0 Blog and 9to5Mac
Edward Moyer / CNET News: Apple: We're looking into lingering battery complaints
Hayley Tsukayama / Washington Post: Apple: ‘We continue to investigate’ battery issues
Darrell Etherington / GigaOM: Apple will continue looking into iOS 5 battery bugs
Chris Ziegler / The Verge: iPhone battery life: Apple says ‘a few remaining issues’ persist in iOS 5.0.1
Steve Kovach / Business Insider: Apple Confirms: Yesterday's iOS Update Didn't Totally Fix The iPhone 4S Battery Life Problem
Eric Slivka / MacRumors: Apple Continuing to Investigate iOS 5 Battery Issues
Charlie Sorrel / Gadget Lab: iOS 5.0.1: Breaking Reports Suggest Update Not a Battery-Life Fix for All
Aayush Arya / The Next Web: Battery life issues linger and address book bug surfaces after iOS 5.0.1 update
Chris Foresman / Ars Technica: iOS 5.0.1 update causing contact, WiFi headaches for some users (Updated)
Ian Hardy / MobileSyrup.com: Apple: “The recent iOS software update addressed many of the battery issues”, but not all
Jim Dalrymple / The Loop: Apple still investigating iOS 5 battery issues
Bryan M. Wolfe / App Advice: Apple Confirms Remaining iOS 5.0.1 Battery Issues
Stefan Constantinescu / IntoMobile: iOS 5.0.1 fixes battery life for some, but not others [Public Relations Disaster]
Ian Paul / PC World: Apple's iOS 5 Update: No Battery Drain Fix?
Federico Viticci / MacStories: Apple Still Investigating iOS 5 Battery Life Issues
Matthew Panzarino / The Next Web: Apple says iOS 5.0.1 only fixed some battery issues, likely released early for security fixes
Charles Starrett / iLounge: Battery issues persist for some post 5.0.1 update [Updated]
Nick Farrell / TechEye: Apple stakes battery vampire
Nissa Campbell / everythingiCafe: Apple Keeps Looking Into Battery Issues Post 5.0.1
Steven Mostyn / The Tech Herald Technology News: Apple iOS 5.0.1 update fixes iPhone 4S battery drain issue
Adrian Kingsley-Hughes / Hardware 2.0 Blog: iOS 5.0.1 update now available for download
Christian Zibreg / 9to5Mac: iOS 5.0.1 is out, how's your battery life now?
Darren Murph / Engadget:
Apple's US online store begins selling unlocked, contract-free iPhone 4S: $649 and up — You can't expect to see one for “one to two weeks,” but those hellbent on holding out for an unlocked iPhone 4S here in the US of A can finally snag one without jetting off to Australia (among other places).
Discussion: Pulse2, Ars Technica, 9to5Mac, The Verge, Technically Personal!, GottaBeMobile, GigaOM, IntoMobile, PhoneArena, Electronista, TUAW, Softpedia News, Gizmodo and MacRumors
Amit Chowdhry / Pulse2: Apple Starts Selling iPhone 4S Contract-Free For $649 And Higher
Christian Zibreg / 9to5Mac: Apple online store now accepting orders for unlocked iPhone 4S as Sprint begins SIM-locking them
Tim Barribeau / The Verge: Unlocked iPhone 4S now available in the US
Darrell Etherington / GigaOM: Unlocked iPhone 4S now on sale in the U.S. online Apple Store
George Tinari / IntoMobile: Empty your wallet: Unlocked, contract-free iPhone 4S goes on sale in U.S.
Michael Grothaus / TUAW: Unlocked iPhone 4S now available for pre-order in the US
Adrian Covert / Gizmodo: Starting Today, the Sprint iPhone 4S SIM Slot Will Be Locked
Jared Newman / PC World:
Apple's iPhone 4S Battery Troubles Now Joined By New Problems
Apple's iPhone 4S Battery Troubles Now Joined By New Problems
Discussion: AllThingsD and GigaOM
John Paczkowski / AllThingsD: iPhone Battery Suckage Persists For Some
Darrell Etherington / GigaOM: Did iOS 5.0.1 fix your battery (and other) issues?
Thomas Houston / The Verge:
Google Music ‘These Go to Eleven’ event announced for November 16th — We just got word from that Google is holding an event on November 16th, and our sources tell us it's going to be for Google Music. The email came from Spinal Tap's Nigel Tufnel, in case the event's ‘These Go to Eleven’ name wasn't obvious.
Discussion: BGR, 9to5Google, Gizmodo, TechCrunch, Engadget, The Next Web, PE Hub Blog, CNET News, Know Your Cell, Electronista, Neowin.net and PhoneArena
Todd Haselton / BGR: Google schedules ‘special event’ for November 16th
Roberto Baldwin / Gizmodo: November 16 Google Music Event Will Apparently Go to Eleven
Jason Kincaid / TechCrunch: Google Employee Nigel Tufnel Sends Invites For Mysterious Android Event November 16
Courtney Boyd Myers / The Next Web: Google hints at a Music Store launch at its Nov 16th event
Jay Greene / CNET News: Google said to be launching music service next week
Know Your Cell: Google Music “These Go to Eleven” event announced, slated for November 16th in Los Angeles
John Callaham / Neowin.net: Google Music to finally launch next week?
Mark Gurman / 9to5Mac:
iTunes Match libraries to be wiped tomorrow, November 12th as launch nears — Apple has informed beta users of the iTunes Match cloud library service that current libraries will be wiped once again ahead of the service's launch. The wiping will occur tomorrow, November 12th at 10 AM Pacific time.
Discussion: AllThingsD, MacRumors, BGR, GottaBeMobile, TUAW and The Next Web
John Paczkowski / AllThingsD: Apple Gearing Up to Take iTunes Match Live?
Eric Slivka / MacRumors: Apple Once Again Deleting Developers' iTunes Match Libraries on November 12th
Zach Epstein / BGR: Apple prepares for iTunes Match launch
Adam Mills / GottaBeMobile: iTunes Match Launch Is Imminent
Michael Grothaus / TUAW: Apple email suggests iTunes Match launch soon
Matthew Panzarino / The Next Web: Apple to wipe iTunes Match libraries again on November 12th, launch soon?
Stacey Higginbotham / GigaOM:
The SIM cards they are a shrinkin'. Introducing the nano-SIM — A micro-SIM. The nano-SIM is 30 percent smaller. — SIM cards, those tiny slivers of silicon that carry your identity inside a cell phone or connected device, are once again poised to get smaller as Giesecke & Devrient introduces the nano-SIM.
Discussion: gi-de.com, MacRumors, Gizmodo, Internet Evolution, PhoneArena, SlashGear, IntoMobile and Electronista
Jordan Golson / MacRumors: Smaller SIM Card Standard Could Be Ready Next Year
Alan Reiter / Internet Evolution: Nano-SIM Cards Expected in 2012
Chris Davies / SlashGear: Tiny Nano-SIM could enable iPhone 5 come 2012
Stefan Constantinescu / IntoMobile: World's first nanoSIM card to be shown off in Paris next week, 30% smaller than a microSIM
Motorola Droid RAZR Teardown — The Droid RAZR is here, calling upon state-of-the-art space-saving technology, as well as a bit of nostalgia. Claiming once again to have made the thinnest phone in the universe, the Droid RAZR touts impressive features packed into one package.
Discussion: The Apple Core Blog, iFixit Blog, GottaBeMobile, Gizmodo, Gadget Lab, Android Phone Fans, Android and Me, Electronista, Engadget, 9to5Google and ZDNet
Jason D. O'Grady / The Apple Core Blog: Gallery: Droid RAZR vs. iPhone 4 and unboxing
K. T. Bradford / GottaBeMobile: iFixit Tears Down The Motorola Droid RAZR
Kyle Wagner / Gizmodo: Motorola Droid RAZR Is Already Rooted—With a How To
Christina Bonnington / Gadget Lab: iFixit Gets the Skinny on What's Inside the Droid Razr
Quentyn Kennemer / Android Phone Fans: Motorola DROID RAZR Review
Anthony Domanico / Android and Me: First Impressions: Motorola Droid RAZR
Zach Honig / Engadget: Motorola Droid RAZR hits Verizon stores, iFixit labs
Christian Zibreg / 9to5Google: The secret to the Droid Razr's crazy slim profile? Remarkable engineering.
James Kendrick / ZDNet: Motorola Droid RAZR: Not quite thin enough to cut metal (review)
Tom Cheredar / VentureBeat:
Revue this: Logitech is done with Google TV after $100M loss — Hardware company Logitech won't be producing new or refreshed Google TV set-top boxes in the future, reports The Verge. — In December 2010, Logitech debuted the Logitech Revue, a streaming set-top box with Google's made-for-television Google TV operating system.
Iain Thomson / The Register: Logitech CEO: Google TV a ‘gigantic mistake’
Jeremy C. Owens / Mercury News: After further review, no further Revues: Logitech killing off Google TV set-top box
Jared Newman / Macworld: Logitech gives up on Google TV
Sam Diaz / Googling Google Blog: Google TV blame game: Logitech takes its lumps but stays committed to concept
Mark Raby / I4U News: Logitech Kills Its Google TV Future
Mike Isaac / Gadget Lab:
Dissed by Logitech, Google TV Soldiers On
Dissed by Logitech, Google TV Soldiers On
Discussion: Computerworld and Electronista
Laura Hazard Owen / paidContent:
Kindle Fire Will Have Hulu Plus App, Too — When Barnes & Noble (NYSE: BKS) announced the new Nook Tablet on Monday, it appeared to have an app-vantage over the Kindle Fire: Hulu Plus. Now Amazon (NSDQ: AMZN) has announced that the Kindle Fire, too, will have Hulu Plus, and the ESPN (NYSE …
Discussion: Amazon.com, GeekWire, Bits, Geek.com, The Tech Trade, 9to5Google, Gizmodo, TechCrunch, Business Insider, Engadget, Liliputing, GeekWire, PhoneArena, Fast Company, AllThingsD, mediabistro.com, Pulse2 and pocketnow.com, more at Mediagazer »
John Cook / GeekWire: Kindle Fire Newsstand to feature GQ, Wired and dozens of other magazine titles
David Streitfeld / Bits: Before the Kindle Fire, Some Misfires
Will Shanklin / Geek.com: Kindle Fire will launch with Hulu Plus support
Eric Savitz / The Tech Trade: Amazon Wants To Watch Me Unbox My Kindle Fire
Seth Weintraub / 9to5Google: Kindle Fire to get Hulu Plus and ESPN ScoreCenter
Brian Barrett / Gizmodo: Kindle Fire Adds Hulu Plus and ESPN to Its App Bounty
Erick Schonfeld / TechCrunch: Hulu Plus Will Compete With Amazon Instant Video On The Kindle Fire
Donald Melanson / Engadget: the problem with bad product names and what we can learn from it
Todd Bishop / GeekWire: Amazon says Kindle Fire will have Hulu Plus at launch
Nidhi Subbaraman / Fast Company: Kindle Fire Apps Include Hulu Plus And ESPN, Court Wants Twitter Data On WikiLeaks Case …
Peter Kafka / AllThingsD: Kindle Fire Adds Hulu Plus to Video Lineup
Amit Chowdhry / Pulse2: Hulu Plus Coming To Kindle Fire
Stephen Schenck / pocketnow.com: Amazon Updates Appstore in Anticipation of Kindle Fire Arrival
Erica Ogg / GigaOM:
Nest and the Apple-ification of everything — The Nest burst onto the tech scene in the last few weeks, making waves unheard of for a product you'd never guess anyone would care about: the home thermostat. But there's a reason the device sold out in 72 hours: the creator, Tony Fadell …
Discussion: everwas, TechCrunch and L.A. Times Tech Blog
Ian Kennedy / everwas: Jack Dorsey the Zen Master
Josh Constine / TechCrunch: Nest To Ship 1st Batch Of Sold-Out Smart Thermostats Tomorrow
Jessica Guynn / L.A. Times Tech Blog: Nest, ‘iPod of thermostats,’ sells out
Rachel King / Between the Lines Blog:
PARC scientist recalls Jobs' famous Xerox visits (video) — Summary: Hear about Steve Jobs' trips to Xerox's Palo Alto Research Center, including the one where Jobs eyed the company's graphical user interface prototype — which ended up on Mac OS. — At a Churchill Club event in San Jose …
Discussion: Shiny Objects, Computerworld, 9to5Mac and TUAW
Brian Caulfield / Shiny Objects: Robert X. Cringely On His ‘Lost Interview’ With Steve Jobs
Preston Gralla / Computerworld: Steve Jobs on Microsoft: “They just have no taste.”
Christian Zibreg / 9to5Mac: Gassée: Thank God Apple chose Steve Jobs's NeXT over my BeOS
Steven Sande / TUAW: Steve Jobs's story of the stones
Arnold Kim / MacRumors:
Sprint to Lock iPhone 4S SIMs Starting November 11th — Sprintfeed reports that Sprint will be SIM locking their iPhone 4S SIMs starting on November 11th. … The status of the Sprint iPhone 4S SIM slot has been the subject of some confusion. One early report claimed that the Sprint iPhone 4S SIM slot would be ship unlocked.
Discussion: Sprintfeed, Computerworld, Daring Fireball, TG Daily, GottaBeMobile, The Next Web, GigaOM, Macworld, PC Magazine, dailywireless.org, Gadget Lab, Electronista, paidContent:UK, iDownloadBlog.com, iPhone, Mashable!, O'Grady's PowerPage, TUAW, Pulse2, TechCrunch, Digital Trends, SlashGear, PhoneDog.com, LAPTOP Magazine, The Verge, Phones Review, Softpedia News, DSLreports, TUAW, PhoneArena, Gizmodo, AllThingsD, Engadget and AppleInsider
John Gruber / Daring Fireball: Sprint to Begin Locking iPhone 4S GSM SIMs Today
Emma Woollacott / TG Daily: Apple battery ‘fix’ leaves users unsatisfied
K. T. Bradford / GottaBeMobile: Sprint Locking iPhone 4S SIM Card Slots
Matt Brian / The Next Web: Sprint to begin locking iPhone 4S SIMs, early adopters will be unaffected
Darrell Etherington / GigaOM: Sprint takes iPhone 4S freedom away, will give it back if you ask nicely
Jason Snell / Macworld: Sprint locks iPhone 4S for international roaming
Chloe Albanesius / PC Magazine: Unlocked Apple iPhone 4S Now Available in U.S.
Sam Churchill / dailywireless.org: Sprint Locks SIM on iPhone 4S
Christina Bonnington / Gadget Lab: iPhone 4S Now Available Unlocked and Contract-Free
Ingrid Lunden / paidContent:UK: Bruised Apple To Sell Unlocked iPhone 4S Just As Sprint Tightens Grip
Oliver Haslam / iDownloadBlog.com: Sprint to Begin Locking iPhone 4S SIMs Starting Today
Florence Ion / iPhone: Apple Begins Selling Unlocked, Contract-free iPhone 4S, While Sprint Locks Up
Christina Warren / Mashable!: Unlocked iPhone 4S Devices Shipping in 1 to 2 Weeks
Chris Barylick / O'Grady's PowerPage: Apple now offering unlocked, contract-free iPhone 4S units via online store to U.S. customers
Chris Rawson / TUAW: Sprint iPhone 4S unlocking policy not new, can be undone
Amit Chowdhry / Pulse2: iPhone 4S SIM Cards On Sprint To Be Locked During Activation Starting November 11th
Chris Velazco / TechCrunch: Unlocked iPhone 4Ss Are Available Now, But They'll Cost You
Andrew Couts / Digital Trends: Sprint to lock iPhone 4S SIM cards, starting today
Chris Davies / SlashGear: Sprint slaps lock on iPhone 4S SIM
Alex Wagner / PhoneDog.com: Apple begins selling unlocked iPhone 4S, Sprint to begin SIM locking its 4Ss starting today
Chris Ziegler / The Verge: Sprint's iPhone 4S was being sold unlocked, won't be anymore
James / Phones Review: News on iPhone 4S
Chris Rawson / TUAW: Sprint will begin locking iPhone 4S SIMs on November 11
Kyle Wagner / Gizmodo: Apple's Selling Unlocked No-Contract iPhone 4S Now
John Paczkowski / AllThingsD: Frequent Traveler? Unlocked, Contract-Free iPhone 4S Now Available.
Terrence O'Brien / Engadget: Sprint pushes SIM lock to iPhone 4S customers, offers to undo it for good boys and girls
Wall Street Journal:
Citi to Sell EMI Units for $4.1 Billion — The protracted auction of EMI Group neared a conclusion Friday, with Citigroup Inc., owner of the storied British music company, selecting buyers for its publishing arm and recorded-music label—at a price that well exceeds many industry watchers' expectations.
Discussion: CNET News, Associated Press, TechSpot, The Verge, SlashGear, paidContent, The Register, Electronista, Pulse2 and VentureBeat, more at Mediagazer »
Greg Sandoval / CNET News: What does EMI sale mean for digital music fans?
Los Angeles / Associated Press: Universal, Sony/ATV to buy EMI for $4.1 billion
Shawn Knight / TechSpot: Citigroup sells EMI Music for $4.1 billion
Thomas Ricker / The Verge: Universal buying EMI Music for $1.9 billion, says WSJ
Chris Davies / SlashGear: $4.1bn EMI sale tipped: Sony and Universal share spoils
Robert Andrews / paidContent: EMI Group Split Between UMG And Sony
Andrew Orlowski / The Register: Universal closes in on EMI. Lawsuits to follow?
Amit Chowdhry / Pulse2: Citigroup Expected To Sell EMI Group This Weekend
Tom Cheredar / VentureBeat: Citigroup may close deal to sell EMI for $4.1B today
Daniel Terdiman / CNET News:
Buy it now, for real: eBay to refer sales to nearby stores — A new feature in the RedLaser mobile app allows customers to buy items from local retailers before even going to the store. — SAN JOSE, Calif.—EBay knows that half of all Christmas shoppers miss its December 16 shipping deadline …
Discussion: Digital Trends, Gizmodo and Consumer Reports News
Mark Hachman / PC Magazine:
RIAA: Google Refused to Remove MP3 Download App — Google has refused requests to remove MP3 Music Download Pro, an extremely popular Android app which allows users to download copyrighted music onto their phones, according to the RIAA. — The app, which PCMag.com highlighted Thursday …
Discussion: Business Insider
Klint Finley / ServicesANGLE:
ReadWriteWeb's Marshall Kirkpatrick Launches Stealth Social Media Startup — This morning ReadWriteWeb Vice President of Content Development Marshall Kirkpatrick announced that he is stepping back from full-time involvement at the popular tech blog and launching a new startup called Plexus …
Discussion: AllThingsD, Marshall Kirkpatrick's Blog, GigaOM, SiliconANGLE, @theromit, CNET News, VentureBeat and The Next Web
Liz Gannes / AllThingsD: Tech Blogger Starts a Company Around His Data Mining (a.k.a. Web Stalking) Skills
Marshall Kirkpatrick / Marshall Kirkpatrick's Blog: After Four Years as ReadWriteWeb's Lead Writer, Here's My Next Adventure
Klint Finley / SiliconANGLE: ReadWriteWeb's Marshall Kirkpatrick Launches Stealth Social Media Startup Plexus Engine
Romit Mehta / @theromit: can we declare it a bubble now? more “journalists” going to _start_ a startup. i have seen this movie before. didn't end well. :-(
Paul Sloan / CNET News: Another tech blogger joins the startup fray
Jolie O'Dell / VentureBeat: Monster blogger turns monster product guy: Marshall Kirkpatrick stepping back from ReadWriteWeb