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December, 2011

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December 23, 2011  9:26 AM

When Buying Mobile Apps You Get What You Pay For



Posted by: Ed Hardy
Apple, Apps

I sometimes wonder if software for smartphones and tablets isn't too inexpensive. How many great apps aren't being developed because companies know people will complain if it costs more than $5? And all upgrades have to be free. Good, powerful, and useful smartphone apps sell for a tiny...

December 20, 2011  9:42 AM

Samsung Galaxy Nexus Is Here at Last



Posted by: Ed Hardy
Android OS, Samsung, Verizon

In October, Google took the wraps off Android OS 4.0 and the Samsung Galaxy Nexus. This is a new version of the most popular mobile operating system in the world, and the first smartphone to run it. Verizon quickly committed to offering this handset, but that was the only quick part of the process....


December 13, 2011  9:36 AM

Turn Off Your Phone When the Flight Attendant Asks



Posted by: Ed Hardy
Android OS, BlackBerry

If you haven't heard the story already, Alec Baldwin was on an American Airlines flight last week that was stuck on the tarmac for an hour. During this time, a flight attendant noticed that the actor was playing a game on his phone and asked him to turn the phone off. He refused and the situation...


December 12, 2011  2:24 PM

Is It Time to Get on the 4G Bandwagon?



Posted by: Ed Hardy
AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile, Verizon

When this year started, there were just a handful of 4G-enabled smartphones. Months later, there is a wide array available.

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December 6, 2011  11:51 AM

Is Your Phone Spying on You?



Posted by: Ed Hardy
AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile, Verizon

One of the biggest news stories of the last week has been the revelation that many recent smartphones have an app called Carrier IQ pre-installed on them. This is either a simple diagnostic tool or a nefarious bit of spyware, depending on whom you ask.   Bookmark and Share     0 Comments     RSS Feed     Email a friend


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