The Daily Engadget: China to Get iPhone, FCC to Investigate Everybody
China Unicom Getting iPhone in Q4
There have been rumors and speculation about the iPhone in China for what seems like ages now, and now it's finally official: China Unicom will bring the handset to Shanghai before the end of the year.
FCC Investigating Wireless Competition
Yesterday, the FCC announced it will be launching an inquiry into the wireless industry. Details are slim on how the investigation into the business practices of AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile, and Verizon Wireless will unfold, but maybe it will finally be able to sort out the recent brouhaha among Google, AT&T, and Apple over Google Voice.
Human-Carrying Robot Gets Bear-y Makeover
If you're going to design a robot to carry you around, you might as well make it cute, and that's just what the designers of the RI-MAN bot have done.
Robohopper Given Wings, Believes It Can Fly
Hopping robots are cool, but hopping robots that can also fly? Way cool.
Spotify Approved for iPhone App Store
Apple gave the thumbs up to the new iPhone app for Spotify, the popular subscription streaming music service. Unfortunately the service and app, which offers downloadable offline playlists, are only available in parts of Europe for now, but there are plans to launch in the U.S. in 2009.