Articles By Dave Smith

From Companies Sep 12, 2012

Apple iPhone 5, iPad Mini Rumors: Alleged Cases Compared To iPhone 4S, New iPad [PHOTOS]

We're just one day away from the big Apple event in San Francisco, which is expected to introduce a new iPhone and "iPad Mini." For those who want an early peek at what these next-gen devices "allegedly" look like, MacRumors reader Michael Rou managed to get his hands on a f...

From Companies Sep 11, 2012

GoDaddy Down: Outage Takes Out Millions Of User Sites, Emails

As of Monday afternoon, all sites being hosted by Internet domain registrar GoDaddy were down. The company confirmed the issue on Monday afternoon and is working to resolve the problem.

From Companies Sep 11, 2012

Apple iPhone 5 Release Coming: T-Mobile Website Reportedly Lists Four Different Size Capacities, Specs In Inventory [PICTURES]

Apple is expected to unveil its next-generation smartphone this Wednesday in San Francisco, but once the new iPhone eventually goes on sale -- sources peg Friday, Sept. 21 as the likely release date - who will be selling the phone? And what different size capacities can customers buy? On Monday, T-Mobile UK added placeholders into its internal and external systems for four new iPhone sizes.

From Companies Sep 11, 2012

Apple iPhone 5 Event Rumors: Will Thunderbolt Have Its Coming Out Party On iOS?

Apple won't discuss products before they're ready for release, but most major news outlets have reported on Apple's plans to slim down the traditional dock connector across its entire family of iOS devices, which includes iPhones, iPads and iPods, from 30 pins to 9 pins.

From Companies Sep 10, 2012

Apple iPad Mini Rumors Recap: 8 Features, Specs We're Expecting At Release [PICTURES]

The focus of this week's Apple media event will undoubtedly be the next-generation iPhone, but consumers might be talking tablets rather than phones after this Wednesday's product unveiling. Most news outlets and sources close to the company say Apple will also introduce a new "iPad Mini" to its tablet lineup.

From Science Sep 10, 2012

Yosemite Hantavirus Outbreak: Death Toll Rises As Travelers Discover Virus After Leaving National Park

Yosemite National Park authorities have doubled the estimate of those likely infected in a recent outbreak of the hantavirus, a deadly pulmonary disease commonly carried by mice and other rodents.

From Companies Sep 09, 2012

Apple iPhone 5 Rumors Recap: 15 Features, Specs We're Expecting At Release [PICTURES]

We don't know the exact features Apple has packed within the iPhone 5, but we have a pretty good idea of what CEO Tim Cook might unveil onstage this Wednesday. Over the past year, we've been watching reports, rumors and the U.S. patent department, keeping a keen eye out for possible software features Apple could introduce in its next iPhone.

From Politics & Policy Sep 08, 2012

John Kerry Speech At DNC 2012 Rattles GOP, Romney-Ryan Ticket [VIDEO, FULL TRANSCRIPT]

John Kerry, the one-time presidential nominee of the Democratic Party back in 2004, took the stage at the Democratic National Convention (DNC) Thursday night to support President Barack Obama's candidacy for a second term. The senior senator from Massachusetts and the tenth most senior figure in the Senate had one of the best speeches of the night by most accounts.

From Companies Sep 08, 2012

Apple iPhone 5 Rumors: Alleged Sept. 21 Release Date Coincides With FedEx 'Surge'

Apple is all set to unveil its next-generation smartphone next Wednesday, but when can we expect to see the iPhone 5 on store shelves? Reports for the last several months have pegged Friday, Sept. 21 as the new iPhone's possible release date, and a new report released Friday gives more credence to the rumors.

Sep 07, 2012

Amazon Unveils Kindle Paperwhite With All-New Features, Specs and Price; Release Date Set for Oct. 1

At Amazon's press event in Santa Monica on Thursday, the world's largest online retailer added a new member to the Kindle family, named "Kindle PaperWhite." Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos listed the new features, specs and price of the new device; pre-orders for the device begin today, and the release date for the new e-reader is on Oct. 1.