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Weekly Wrap: iPads new and old, Foxconn, and Mac tips

Get the 411 on what happened this past week in the latest edition of Macworld's Weekly Wrap.

Retrospect's long and twisted road

Launched in 1989, it was once the most successful backup app for the Mac. Then it it was passed from one corporate owner to another in a series of mergers and acquisitions. Through it all, Retrospect managed to survive. Here's how.

Remains of the Day: Sleep is for the weak

Looks like you can't teach a new iPad old Smart Covers. Elsewhere, HP shareholders want to know why everything it can do Apple can do better, BlackBerry lets the homefront slip through its fingers, and the iPhone might soon get all the G's.

DOJ sues AT&T over billing for text-based communications service

The U.S. Department of Justice has accused AT&T of overcharging the government by millions of dollars by failing to crack down on scammers using a text-based Internet service for hearing-impaired people.

Remains of the Day: Tactical dispersal

We've got Tim Cook calling in an air strike on AT&T, a stealth Siri feature of iOS 5.1, and Microsoft nuking Apple devices from orbit.

Apple battles Nokia, RIM, Motorola over nano-SIM standard

Next week, two proposals for a new, smaller SIM card, dubbed nano-SIM--one backed by Apple and the other by Nokia, Research In Motion and Motorola Mobility--will go head-to-head before a European standards board.

Analyst: Only one in ten tablets sold has a cellular connection

It's clear that people are willing to pay for new tablets, but it's also clear that they aren't yet ready to take on the fee for cellular connectivity to their tablets.

Seagate promises 60TB drives this decade

Seagate said it is the first hard-drive maker to achieve the milestone storage density of 1 terabit (1 trillion bits) per square inch on a disk platter.

Cell-to-Wi-Fi roaming is on the way, but may come with a price

Getting your phone onto Wi-Fi networks may get a lot easier starting in about a year, but it won't necessarily get cheaper.

Microsoft, Apple free to flex Nortel patent muscles

Apple, Microsoft and a handful of other tech companies are now free to license $4.5 billion in patents they bought at auction last year from bankrupt Nortel.

Western Digital's new Thunderbolt hard drive now available

Western Digital on Thursday revealed that its new My Book Thunderbolt Duo, a two-drive desktop RAID array equipped with Thunderbolt connectivity, is now available for purchase for $600 (4TB capacity) and $700 (6TB capacity).

Verizon Wireless: 4G LTE or bust in 2012

A Verizon Wireless executive says the carrier plans a huge expansion of its 4G LTE wireless network this year.

iPad to push global demand for flash memory through 2015

The Apple iPad is expected to dominate the worldwide demand for NAND flash in media tablets at least through the year 2015.

AT&T outlines spring LTE rollout plans

AT&T isn't taking a spring break when it comes to LTE deployments, expanding to a dozen more cities over the next three months.

Intel: Optical cables for Thunderbolt coming this year

Optical cables for Thunderbolt ports that enable faster data transfers over longer distances on computers such as Apple's Macintosh will be available later this year, Intel said Monday