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Which iPad Should You Buy? iPad 2, New WiFi or New 4G?

Every time Apple rolls out a new iPad model, potential buyers find themselves with more options to ponder. Before you head off to the Apple circus, let's go over the pros and cons of each model on offer so you can figure out exactly which one is best for you.

Kindle Fire Review: 5 Things Amazon's Tablet Is Missing

The Kindle Fire is a quality entry-level tablet, and the price is right, especially compared to an iPad. But before you buy, consider these five flaws that may bump Amazon's new gadget from your holiday shopping list.

Is Apple Stock Still a Buy at Today's Prices?

No one likes being late to a party, especially one where the first ones there get the best party favors. The Apple party started long ago, and it's stock has crushed that of its rivals over the past decade -- but does that mean it's too late to join the festivities?

How to Cut Your Smartphone Data Bill ... Painlessly

Too many of us aren't being smart with our smartphone data consumption, and the results are clear: Clogged wireless broadband networks, dropped connections, rising prices, and worst of all, expensive data bills. But Onavo wants to help us cut, compress, and otherwise tame our wireless use -- and it won't hurt a bit.

Will the iPhone Rule China's 4G Future?

China Mobile, the world's largest wireless company, is in talks with Apple about a 4G-enabled iPhone. If their proposed collaboration on China Mobile's new TD-LTE network and compatible products bears fruit, the rewards for Apple could be enormous.

Distracting Young Drivers? There Are Lots of Apps for That

Distracted driving has been a growing problem since cellphones came into wide use. Now, new research shows that among the young, the proliferation of mobile devices and the explosion of apps they have spawned have made the problem much worse.

Apple's China Mobile Deal Has Huge Potential

Apple buys many components for its devices from Chinese suppliers. Now, it's getting more aggressive about selling those devices in the world's largest cell phone market, inking a deal to sell iPhones through No. 1 wireless operator China Mobile, which could substantially boost Apple's earnings.

AT&T's 4G Battle Plan: 15 Major U.S. Cities in 2011

AT&T will spread its 4G LTE network into a large number of U.S. cities this year, a move that puts it into direct competition with Sprint-Nextel's Wimax 4G product and LTE technology deployed by Verizon Wireless. But will its investment in faster wireless pay off?

What If AT&T's T-Mobile Buyout Gets Shot Down?

Regulators have begun to take a long, hard look at whether the AT&T buyout of T-Mobile would create a quasi-monopoly in the American cellular carrier industry. If those antitrust concerns sink the deal, AT&T could be in real trouble, because cellular is its only clear hope for growth.

Sony Reader Redesign: Smaller, Lighter, but Not Cheaper

Sony unveiled a refreshed lineup of its e-book Readers on Wednesday that features a lighter and smaller model, and adds touchscreen displays to all three models. But while Sony's new designs take a page or two from the competition, its heftier price tags don't.

Legal Briefing: iPhone Lawsuit Moves Forward

An antitrust class action against Apple and AT&T is going forward, charging that Apple's five-year exclusive agreement with AT&T makes a sham of the two-year contracts iPhone users sign with AT&T and is part of an effort to monopolize the iPhone market.

Google's Nexus One Backlash: Shoddy Service

Nary a week after Google unveiled its new Nexus One smart-phone complaints about shoddy service and weak developer support have begun pouring in. Customers are complaining about poor connectivity over current, third generation (3G) wireless networks, while developers bemoan the lack of tools for building new applications.

Wireless Watch: Expect a Rebound in 2010

After a year in which the cell phone industry was happy with flat numbers, 2010 should see growth for an array of reasons, from next-gen handsets and 4G networks to mobile video and a game-changing entry from Google.