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Remains of the Day: I like big buttons

More rumors about the iPhone 5's appearance surface, Google buys up yet another passel of patents, and Steve Jobs gets a shout out from a surprising source.

Survey: Jobs departure won't hurt consumer purchases

A new survey says that Steve Jobs's departure as Apple CEO won't affect the purchasing habits of consumers. In addition, the iPad continues to sell well in both consumer and corporate markets.

AT&T: DOJ's opposition to merger hurts consumers

The U.S. Department of Justice would "severely set back growth and competition" in the U.S. mobile telecom market if its efforts to block AT&T's acquisition of T-Mobile succeed.

Remains of the Day: Click to agree

One young designer takes on a hefty hunk of Apple legalese and tries to make it friendly. Meanwhile an old school union boss has a beef with Cupertino, but an Arizona-based company drops its dispute with 1 Infinite Loop. And we hope you like dissecting innocuous photos for clues, because we've got our fill of that.

Syncplicity expands its cloud storage to the iPad

Cloud-storage provider Syncplicity has revamped its iOS app, expanding the offering into an iPad-friendly hybrid version that will let users access their documents from just about any device they own.

Experts: AT&T acquisition of T-Mobile may not be dead yet

AT&T still has options after the U.S. DOJ filed a lawsuit in opposition to the company's planned acquisition of T-Mobile USA.

U.S. DOJ sues to block AT&T acquisition of T-Mobile

The U.S. DOJ blocks AT&T's proposed acquisition of T-Mobile with an antitrust suit filed in federal court.

The iPad takes on manufacturing

First it won accolades as the next killer consumer device. Then it slipped into the backpacks and briefcases of white-collar information workers, and now it's taking on manufacturing.

United puts iPads in cockpits for 'paperless flight deck'

United Airlines is joining the "paperless flight deck" revolution, announcing Tuesday that it is distributing 11,000 iPads to United and Continental pilots to replace bulky paper navigation charts in the cockpit.

Where does Apple fit in the world of big business?

Apple's products have gained some traction in the enterprise realm, but even with its increased popularity it still has a long way to go.

Remains of the Day: Prior convictions

The big GOOG joins the battle against Lodsys, the demise of webOS devices was just as surprising to many inside HP as outside, and one Australian politician wants Apple to lower its prices.

Google beefs up admin console for free Apps version

Google has strengthened the IT administration capabilities of the free, standard version of its Apps hosted communication and collaboration suite, the company said Friday.

VisualHub will receive official Lion update

Discontinued video-conversion software VisualHub will receive an update for Lion compatibility from developer Techspansion. Software vendor Kagi, who earlier this week provided a paid but unsanctioned update, will discontinue its own product.

Remains of the Day: Put it on my TabCo

Steve Jobs's biography is coming, and it's got way fewer moving pieces than an old MacBook prototype. Plus, the company behind the mysterious TabCo viral campaign is unmasked, and it's the most disappointing reveal since The Phantom Menace.

Remains of the Day: Droning on

Wild patents are attacking Google; film at 11! The magic mouse is doomed... or is it? And when there's no news, just reprint old rumors with a slight tweak. Plus, who gave a news mogul an unmanned drone?