Apple joins the iPhone trade-in game Video
Apple stores use Bluetooth to message your iPhone, Spotify may launch a free mobile streaming option next week, and we get a peek at Razer's leaked iPhone game controller.
For those who plan to trade in an old iPhone for a new model, it's wise to lock in that buy-back price quote a month early. Also in Update, a look at BlackBerry's fuzzy future and Google's new college textbooks.
Lock in today's iPhone buyback prices before the mania begins, check out the new Galaxy Note 10.1 tablet, and make more friends with the Wrapp app.
Samsung hopes to 'Upstage' Apple's iPhone with a dual-sided phone that doubles as an MP3 player and has a $149 price tag. With a new 99-cent-per-song music service launching at the same time, this should be some solid competition for Apple. CNET.com's Ken
As doors open at Apple stores and other retailers around the globe, lucky customers in Sydney, Australia are among the first to get the new iPhone in their hands.
Epic Games' Infinity Blade 3 takes center stage at Apple's iPhone 5S launch event. The new game uses Apple's A7 processor, the first-ever 64-bit smartphone chip. Infinity Blade 3 will be available in the App Store alongside the iPhone 5S launch on September 20.
Facebook releases a Messenger app for iPhone and Android, Anonymous threatens to shut down the social network, Amazon launches the Kindle Cloud Reader web app for e-books, and Wal-Mart shuts down its MP3 store.
Twitter dives into the streaming music scene with its own app, and Android users can try Chat Heads without Facebook Home. Also, Bridget Carey previews new gadgets, including a smart thermostat and a wireless charging case for the iPhone 5.
This week, the MP3 Insiders discuss the rumored next-gen iPhone, which appears to be the most legit report on an unannounced Apple product in recent memory. Also, hackers break into the Zune, Apple admits to faulty Shuffle headphones, and ZDNet offers an excellent comparison of popular online music stores.
This week, Microsoft finally launches the long-awaited Facebook app for the Zune HD, but it's wrought with bugs and naturally, the MP3 Insiders have a few things to say about that. Also, Donald mulls over the depressing fact that people are downloading less music from both P2P and legitimate music stores, while Jasmine attempts to offer solace in the form of speculation that music has always been around and will continue to be. Finally, we take a look at a disappointing new Archos product and a cool new remote accessory for the iPod and iPhone, and compare both to the excellence that is Sonos.