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What We Know About iPhone 5

Apple reported disappointing third-quarter earnings Tuesday, but investor attention is shifting to the company's most important product, the iPhone 5. Here are some of the new features we expect for the latest version of the iconic smartphone:

How To Pick the Best Cell Phone Carrier

Right now, Verizon is winning the war to grab cell customers from AT&T and Sprint-Nextel. But is its wireless network right for you? Even though they've all ratcheted up speeds, there are material differences between them. Here are tips on picking the right one for your habits.

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 Apple Stock Rise 20% Past Its High ... or 60%?

Apple shares are trading near their all-time high of $422.86, but most analysts expect them to go much higher. Forty-six analysts tracked by Thomson/First Call have a median price target of $500 -- an approximately 20% rise -- and the most optimistic among them forecasts the stock will hit $666 -- about 60% higher than it trades now.

Steve Jobs, iCloud Still Won't Boost Apple's Stock

Steve Jobs received a standing ovation at Apple's annual Worldwide Developers Conference Monday as the company unveiled its iCloud hosted computing service. But despite Jobs' anticipated participation, investors should not expect a huge upswing in the company's stock, one expert says.

Verizon iPhone Buzz Is Building: Five Things It Could Mean

The Apple blogosphere is buzzing with what seems to be solid evidence that finally Verizon will be offering an iPhone to run on its network. The long-expected announcement will be the biggest thing to hit the wireless business since the first iPhone itself. Here are five things it'll mean.

Super-Fast Broadband to Come to Big Cities

Sprint-Nextel and its 4G Wimax partner Clearwire will launch their super-fast wireless broadband into the largest markets in the U.S. -- New York, Los Angeles, and San Francisco. Sprint says its 4G service will reach 120 million people by the end of the year.

Higher Speeds, Fees on Verizon's 4G Network

Verizon is expected to roll out a long-awaited fourth generation wireless network by year end, promising to boost data speeds by 10 times. But watch out. While it may mean sharing hi-def video, say, over cellphones, it could also give the carrier a reason to raise monthly fees.