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February 15, 2012  8:49 AM

Smartphones Keep Getting Bigger and Better

Posted by: Ed Hardy
Android OS, Apple, iOS, Motorola, Nokia, Samsung

It may be hard to believe this, but when the Apple iPhone debuted way back in 2007, many questioned whether a handset so big would find any buyers. Its 3.5-inch display was huge compared to devices like the super-tiny Motorola RAZR which was all the rage back then.

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...

January 16, 2011  10:50 AM

Push Email Has a Major Effect on Battery Life

Posted by: Ed Hardy
Android OS, iOS, Smartphones

One of the better inventions for smartphones was push email. But you should be aware that this very handy feature comes with a significant drain to your device’s battery. Every smartphone I know of supports push email, a system in which messages are "pushed" out to your phone as soon as they...


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