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posted in December 2007

The Top 5 Mobile Stories Of 2007

12/21/2007
This year has been a heck of a ride in the world of mobility. We've seen success and failure, love and hate, and tons of new technology. Here are the five biggest stories of the year. I'll bet you'll never guess what number 1 is.

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Now You Can Own A Ferrari For A Few Hundred Dollars

12/20/2007
The latest Ferrari won't go from 0-60 in under 4 seconds, nor top out at more than 200 mph. But it will make pretty good phone calls, let you watch video, and browse the Web. Did you think I was talking about a real Ferrari? Nope. I'm talking about the Motorola Z8 Ferrari Edition mobile phone (which isn't going to really compensate for anything).

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HTC: The Little Smartphone Maker That Could

12/11/2007
Begin Love Fest. HTC deserves some kudos. This innovative maker of Windows Mobile smartphones from Taiwan saw its best month ever in November thanks, in part, to a smartphone called the Touch. It also is the first OEM to announce it will make Android handsets for Google. HTC is on a roll, folks.

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Top 6 Lamest iPhone Lawsuits

12/7/2007
Apple always has been a target for lawsuits. With close to $15 billion in cash gathering dust in its bank accounts, it's no wonder that disgruntled or disillusioned customers and competitors might seek a payday. Here are six of the most onerous cases.

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For Those In Need, A Friend Indeed

12/6/2007
A new service will let cell phone users find public restrooms from their handsets. The service is called...wait for it...MizPee. When you're done laughing and can pick yourself up off the floor, please continue reading...

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Google Ruins Its iPhone Home Page

12/5/2007
Google redesigned the Google home page presented to iPhone users and now it is totally useless. Before, it was the general mobile version of the site, which showed my headlines, weather, Gmail and other content all in a quick glance. Now it is a simple search box and I have to actively choose to view my content. Why did Google make it more difficult to use?

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IT's Reputation: What the Data Says
IT's Reputation: What the Data Says
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