Archive for category: Mobile

Barnes & Noble to investigate splitting off its NOOK business

Barnes & Noble to investigate splitting off its NOOK business

0 / January 5, 2012 1:09 pm

While many people think of the iPad or the Kindle when you talk about tablets and eReaders there is another player in the market that is doing really well – Barnes & Noble with their NOOK tablet/eReader. In fact they […]

Walmart Acquires Mobile App Developer Small Society

Walmart Acquires Mobile App Developer Small Society

0 / January 4, 2012 6:45 pm

Walmart on Wednesday revealed the acquisition of mobile app developer Small Society, the mobility company behind success apps for Amazon, STarbucks, Whole Foods and the Democratic National Committee among other offerings. Announced on the @WalMartLabs blog financial terms were not disclosed. Walmart […]

Canadian Man Shows Passport on iPad, Gets Into the US

Canadian Man Shows Passport on iPad, Gets Into the US

0 / January 4, 2012 8:37 am

Flying cars, people! Okay, it’s not flying cars, but one of the greater looming catastrophes of modern life remains the threat of leaving your passport at home ahead of an international trip. (Or worse, in a hotel when trying to […]

Google Android and Apple iOS Users Download 1.2 Billion Apps In One Week

Google Android and Apple iOS Users Download 1.2 Billion Apps In One Week

0 / January 4, 2012 3:47 am

Google Android and Apple iOS mobile devices not only had a great holiday buying season on the hardware front with device activations spiking by 353% to 6.8 million units on Christmas day alone (along with 242 million application downloads – […]

Android users get some serious Steam love with new app being released

Android users get some serious Steam love with new app being released

0 / January 3, 2012 3:18 pm

Now if I was an Android user I would be jumping all over this news because I am a big fan of Valve’s Steam platform as that is how I buy all my games now but for the most part […]

GymPact Makes You Workout At The Gym Or Pay For Your Laziness

GymPact Makes You Workout At The Gym Or Pay For Your Laziness

0 / January 2, 2012 10:08 pm

  GymPact is a new iPhone app with a novel approach to making sure you work out because it hits you were it hurts the most, your pocketbook. The premise of the application is simple, users pay a weekly fee […]

PostSecret App Pulled From App Store Following User Complaints

PostSecret App Pulled From App Store Following User Complaints

0 / January 2, 2012 3:21 pm

The iPhone app known as PostSecret has been pulled from the Apple App Store just three months after it debuted. The program allowed users to anonymously post secrets, discover other users thoughts and react to submissions. According to app creator […]

Facebook For Android Beats iPhone Version For Daily Users

Facebook For Android Beats iPhone Version For Daily Users

0 / December 19, 2011 9:35 am

While it may seem that there are a lot of Facebook status updates coming from iPhone users, Facebook for Android is beating out the somewhat buggy Apple-competition in the category of daily active users (DAU.) Facebook for iPhone is still […]

Sprint Confirms That It Has Disabled Carrier IQ on Handsets

Sprint Confirms That It Has Disabled Carrier IQ on Handsets

0 / December 17, 2011 11:39 am

At the end of the week, Wired reported that Sen. Al Franken (D-MN) had spoken to carriers about the controversy surrounding the scope of information collected by Carrier IQ’s data analytics software. Franken was not satisfied with the answers from […]

Cox Sells 4G Airspace To Verizon Wireless

Cox Sells 4G Airspace To Verizon Wireless

0 / December 16, 2011 2:24 pm

Cox on Friday announced the sale of their 4G airspace to Verizon Wireless, a sale that will generate $315 million for the cable provider. Under the agreement Verizon will gain control of 20MHz of Advanced Wireless Services (AWS) space that […]

British Gas testing smartphone app to control appliances remotely

British Gas testing smartphone app to control appliances remotely

0 / December 13, 2011 9:40 pm

Home automation has always been kind of a holy grail when it comes to technology, especially any kind of automation that you can perform remotely. The only problem is that up until now this has been pretty difficult to do […]

Flight Attendants Seek to Ban Alec Baldwin’s ’30 Rock’ From In-Flight Entertainment

Flight Attendants Seek to Ban Alec Baldwin’s ’30 Rock’ From In-Flight Entertainment

0 / December 13, 2011 11:51 am

Alec Baldwin’s Words With Friends-based drama last week on an American Airlines flight served not only to cast the actor in a slightly negative public light, but has also apparently caused some outrage among flight attendants. Baldwin’s popular NBC sitcom […]

New York Times App Launches For iOS Devices

New York Times App Launches For iOS Devices

0 / December 9, 2011 1:59 am

The New York Times on Thursday released a 2012 Election App for iPhone and iPod Touch devices. Curated by a Times editor the app is meant to act as a news feed and includes blog posts, videos, tweets from external sources […]

Words With Friends Addiction Gets Alec Baldwin Ejected From Flight

Words With Friends Addiction Gets Alec Baldwin Ejected From Flight

0 / December 7, 2011 12:23 am

Think Alec Baldwin couldn’t get any hotter? I thought so too, until it was revealed that the man who plays Jack Donaghy on NBC’s 30 Rock also takes his Words With Friends games very, very seriously. Today, his silver foxiness was […]