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Google testing voice search on desktop site

May 3rd, 2011

It looks as though Google may be testing a voice search feature for its desktop search homepage. According to blog Search Engine Roundtable, several users have begun seeing the oh-so-familiar microphone icon in the search box on google.com — we can confirm that we have seen it on our Google home page as well. The …

Confirmed: Apple now owns icloud.com

April 29th, 2011

Following up on a rumor from yesterday, Digital Daily‘s John Paczkowski has confirmed that Apple has purchased the domain name icloud.com — henceforth to be known as iCloud, we’re sure. “Sources in a position to know” confirmed to the publication that Swedish company Xcerion has sold the domain to Apple, although they could not confirm that the …

HTC Kingdom and Rider Android phones spotted

April 29th, 2011

Here are a couple of leaks to kick off your Friday morning: the HTC Kingdom (left) and the HTC Rider (right) were both spotted and photographed recently by 911Sniper. Specs for the Rider and the Kingdom are slim, so we can only report on what’s apparent in the images. Both phones clearly run Android and …

Apple's cloud-based service to be dubbed 'iCloud', rumor suggests

April 28th, 2011

According to the latest Internet rumor, Apple’s presumed cloud-based service may be getting a familiar moniker. Blog GigaOM is reporting that the Cupertino company has purchased the domain name iCloud.com from Swedish company Xcerion. We wouldn’t be surprised if the rumor turned out to be true, Apple has had a love affair with the vowel …

Verizon HTC Trophy Windows Phone pops up at Best Buy

April 27th, 2011

Rumors that the HTC Trophy will land on Verizon Wireless have been swirling since last year,  but the carrier has yet to make an official announcement. That may change soon, as the Trophy has been spotted on Best Buy’s website, suggesting that an imminent launch is possible. The page is no longer live, although Pocketnow …

T-Mobile adding 2GB Mobile Broadband plan to repertoire, rumor suggests

April 27th, 2011

According to the latest rumor, T-Mobile may be adding a fourth plan to its Mobile Broadband portfolio. Currently, the company offeres three data buckets to its wireless broadband customers: 10GB monthly plan for $84.99, 5GB monthly plan for $49.99, and a 200MB monthly plan for $29.99. Blog TmoNews is reporting, however, that the carrier will be adding …

MacBook Pros to don composit cases, suggests rumor

April 26th, 2011

An Apple hire from earlier this month ignited rumors that a composite, fruit-branded smartphone may be in the works. Kevin Kenney, the employee in question, assumed the position of “Senior Composites Engineer” at Apple after a 14-year stint making carbon fiber bicycles. The origin of this latest, notebook related rumor seems to be a blend of …

Steve Jobs says Apple doesn't track anyone, Android does

April 25th, 2011

In what is purported to be an email exchange with Apple CEO Steve Jobs, a MacRumors reader sent in the following: Q: Steve, Could you please explain the necessity of the passive location-tracking tool embedded in my iPhone? It’s kind of unnerving knowing that my exact location is being recorded at all times. Maybe you …

Reuters: Apple to ship iPhone 5 in September

April 20th, 2011

Reuters is reporting that Apple, Inc. will ship its next generation iPhone — oft referred to as the iPhone 5 — this September. The publication cites three sources “with direct knowledge of the company’s supply chain” and adds that the updated iPhone will sport a “faster processor.” Reuters writes that Largan Precision Co Ltd will …

T-Mobile's G-Slate set to launch April 20th?

April 18th, 2011

Looking for a Honeycomb tablet? Not a fan of the XOOM? You’re in luck. The gang over at TmoNews have been sent in the above screen shot that indicates T-Mobile’s G-Slate, Android 3.0 tablet will be hitting store shelves Wednesday, April 20th. The device sports the oh-so-sexy NVIDIA Tegra 2 processor, and has it’s twin …