Tag: Mobile

Ztylus iPhone camera case and Revolver Lens Kit review

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I dream of a day when my iPhone will be able to replace my DSLR. Yes, that day is probably many, many years off, but until then I’ve got some fun accessories I can play around with for better iPhone ...

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Readmill: Social Reading for Smartphones

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I enjoy reading a lot (when I have time). I’ve read plenty of ebooks from start to finish on my iPad/iPhone. I’m actually a pretty big iBooks fan. I like it a lot, but it’s not social. That’s where Readmill...

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Will the New BlackBerry Z10 Be a Hit or a Flop?

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Does the BlackBerry z10 signal a comeback for RIM? Are consumers going to get excited about this new phone that signals RIM’s attempt to recapture lost marketshare from Android and iOS? Can BlackBerry dominate the next generation of enterprise mobile ...

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MyCharge Peak, Sojourn and Voyage: Never Be Without Power Again

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As I use my mobile devices more and more, it seems like my batteries last less and less. That’s why I’m keen on having a backup battery handy at all times whether I’m just in the office or on a ...

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Win a Free HTC One X+ Smartphone Worth $549.99

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Yep, you read that right. We’re giving away a sweet smartphone to one lucky winner (must be resident of the USA to enter). Contest ends on February 4. All you need to do in order to win is to follow ...

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Review: POP Bluetooth Retro Handset by Native Union

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For those wanting to up the style ante or people who miss the good ol’ days when phones had rotary dials and curved handsets with the curly cord, the POP Bluetooth retro handset by Native Union may offer a welcome ...

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I Feel Like I’m Watching Apple Disintegrate (Update)

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Update: Check out this article for more background info.

It came to my attention today that Apple owns this patent that allows the Camera in my iPhone to be disabled. The exact language that bother me is “disable a function ...

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Review: BubbleShield Reusable Waterproof Sleeve for Smartphones

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Water and phones don’t traditionally mix (and hopefully you didn’t have to learn that the hard way); until now, that is. The BubbleShield reusable waterproof sleeve for smartphones opens up new worlds of possibility for smartphone power users; just think, ...

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Sony’s New Xperia Z Phone: Who Cares?!

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Sony recently announced it’s newest Android phone which is supposed to compete with the best Android-powered phones from Samsung, Motorola, LG, HTC, blah blah blah. Am I supposed to be impressed?

While some people have pegged me as an Android-basher ...

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Infographic: Lifecycle of Mobile Devices

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When shoppers choose a new mobile device they often expect to use it for several years. However, in the United States the average consumer never makes it to year two. Mobile device management has led many buyers to re-consider their ...

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Navigating the Post-Holiday Lull: A Guide for Mobile Game Developers

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The Platform is an invitation-only guest opportunity that asks technologists and innovators to share big ideas. This week you are getting schooled by Jamie Evans (Advertising Account Manager) and Nate Barker (Publisher Relations Manager) from Chartboost.

The holiday rush ...

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Inside Hulu

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Hulu is on a mission; a mission that droves of people have come to appreciate. That mission is to help people find and enjoy the world’s premium video content when, where and how they want it and it’s no small ...

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Infographic: Evolution of Text Messaging on Mobile Phones

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The evolution of text messaging dates back to pictographs and bird delivery systems, but it can be directly related to the Finnish innovator Matti Makkonen. In 1984 Makkonen revolutionized the way communication is realized for human beings with the SMS ...

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The Lazy Consumer vs. The Mobile Experience

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Editor’s note: This is a guest post by Salvatore Salpietro, CTO Isebox

This is getting ridiculous now. I just want to get my coupon. I want to spend money in your business, and partly because you offered me a ...

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100 Terrific Tools for Coders & Developers

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Coding… the world runs on it these days. Want job security? Become a developer. Want fame and fortune? Learn to code!

This post is #26 in DailyTekk’s famous Top 100 series which explores the best startups, gadgets, apps, websites and ...

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Is Facebook’s Future Bright or Dismal?

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Despite the beating Facebook’s stock has taken recently, many people see plenty of opportunity in the company’s future. Mark Cooper, the co-founder and CMO of Offerpop says, “I believe Facebook is in a great position to reshape the digital marketing ...

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Are Mobile Apps a Temporary Fad? Experts Say Andreessen is Wrong

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There is a big debate raging right now over the future of native apps. In a recent interview with Wired, investor and web pioneer Marc Andreessen said, “Mobile apps on platforms like iOS and Android are a temporary step ...

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Why Marc Andreessen Is Wrong About Mobile Apps Being a Fad

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Editor’s note: This article is a reaction to a statement made by investor Marc Andreessen (of Andreessen Horowitz) in a recent interview with Wired in which he stated, “The application model of the future is the web application model. The ...

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Hmmm Debuts Personality-Based Sharing, Targets Facebook Lists and Google+ Circles

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Hmmm is a new take on social sharing that flips the concept of “lists” and “circles” on its head by giving users the ability to create different Avatars based on the context of what they’re sharing and whom they’re sharing ...

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The Week in Mobile Presented by xAd – 6.8.12

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Is Your Website Mobile-Ready?

This week the Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB) launched a super cool new tool to help brands and businesses better understand how their websites are viewed through a mobile device. If you have a mobile-optimized site, this ...

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