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I'm tired of waiting for Apple to get music right
Ever since Apple launched Apple Music, I've been miserable. I am an iTunes Match customer, and I never turned on Apple Music, yet my library has been messed up. When Apple first launched Apple Music several weeks ago, I ended up with multiple duplicate songs on my iPhone. After the update, I had to re-down....more
08/14/2015
BlackBerry Passport Silver Edition now available on Amazon
BlackBerry announced the BlackBerry Passport Silver Edition a couple days ago, and it's already being offered on Amazon.com. While UK retailers are offering pre-orders, Amazon is taking full orders. You can pick one up for $549 on Amazon.com and have it shipped tomorrow! The BlackBerry Passport Sil....more
08/07/2015
Apple won't sell cellular service directly to consumers
So much for Business Insider's sources. Yesterday, Business Insider reported Apple was testing a way to sell cellular service directly to consumers by starting a mobile virtual network operator (MVNO) service of its own. The theory was that the iPhone could switch between carriers depending on wh....more
08/04/2015
Over one million people sign up for OnePlus 2 invite list
A lot of people sure want the OnePlus 2. Over one million people have signed up on the pre-invite waiting list for the new OnePlus 2 phone, even though recent leaks have suggested some key features are missing from the OnePlus 2. The OnePlus 2 will apparently not offer NFC or fast charging. It wo....more
07/31/2015
Major Android security flaw discovered
A major flaw in Android has been discovered by researcher Joshua Drake. The flaw affects nearly all Android users and is quite serious. An attacker can take over the OS using a simple MMS. All the attacker needs to know is the target's phone number. The hack was developed by Joshua Drake, vice pres....more
07/27/2015
BlackBerry wins Department of Defense approval for devices
BlackBerry shared some good news today. The company has won approval by the U.S. Department of Defense for the "use of derived Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) credentials on BlackBerry® OS and BlackBerry® 10 smartphones." The company says the approval validates BlackBerry's security capabilities. more
07/23/2015
Apple Music can't even please a die hard fan
Apple launched its new music service, Apple Music, this month and it looks like not everyone is happy with it. If you look at Apple fan sites (we all know who they are), they are raving about Apple Music. One Apple Blogger however, isn't so pleased with Apple's new service. In fact, he wants it off his dev....more
07/22/2015
Microsoft sees 10% increase in Lumia sales over same quarter last year
Microsoft has been taking it on the chin in the mobile department for awhile now. Although the Surface tablet has been received fairly well, Windows Phone sales have been low. The company released some good news today in a report that claims a 10% increase in Lumia sales over the same quarter last year. Tha....more
07/21/2015
BlackBerry buys Android related domain names
BlackBerry is definitely getting its Android bona fides on. The company has registered two Android related domain names, AndroidSecured.com, and AndroidSecured.net. The domains currently forward to blackberry.com, and the page informs us on what BlackBerry is doing with Android. The page on BlackBe....more
07/14/2015
The Ubuntu phone is disappointing
The Ubuntu phone might be a reality, but it is seriously disappointing. Tech Republic took the BQ Aquaris E5 Ubuntu phone for a spin and they struggled to find something good to say. The Ubuntu phone was supposed to allow docking of the device for use on an external monitor, yet be a great smartphone too. ....more
07/04/2015
BlackBerry settles lawsuit with Typo
BlackBerry and Typo have settled their differences and there is no doubt, BlackBerry won! Typo, the company backed by Ryan Seacrest, will continue to sell keyboards but only for devices with screen sizes larger than BlackBerry offers. That means Typo can sell keyboards for devices with screens of 7.9 inches....more
06/01/2015
Walmart selling the Lumia 435 for $50
Walmart is currently offering the T-Mobile Lumia 435 for $20 the normal price. You can walk out of the nation's largest retailer with a budget Windows Phone for $50. The Lumia 435 only has a 4-inch display, but it's completely doable if you're looking to save a few bucks. You know those friends and family ....more
05/29/2015
John Chen takes to Twitter to celebrate T-Mobile's BB Classic launch
BlackBerry and T-Mobile settled their recent dispute and T-Mobile is now offering BlackBerry again. BlackBerry CEO John Chen took to Twitter to celebrate the BlackBerry Classic on T-Mobile. Chen tweeted a photo of himself wearing a T-Mobile shirt and holding a BlackBerry Classic. I guess a picture is worth....more
05/15/2015
Marriott launches Windows Phone app
Marriott International has launched an official Windows Phone app. Users can make reservations at over 4000 hotels and perform mobile check-in and check-outs. The Marriott Windows Phone app is available now in the Windows Phone Store. The Marriott Windows Phone app has the following features: ....more
05/12/2015
T-Mobile to sell BlackBerry again
T-Mobile and BlackBerry had a bit of a falling out last year, but it looks like the two companies have repaired their strained relationship. T-Mobile stopped selling BlackBerry last year but the company will reverse course and sell the BlackBerry Classic starting next week. T-Mobile customers can p....more
05/07/2015
T-Mobile sells Microsoft Lumia 435 for $70 off contract
T-Mobile is now selling the Microsoft Lumia 435, off contract, for only $70. That is next to nothing for a Windows Phone. You sign no contracts, no commitments, nothing. The Lumia 435 sports a 4 inch display and a dual core processor with 1 GB of RAM. It also supports dual SIMS. The Lumia 435 come....more
05/05/2015
Microsoft makes it easy to port Android apps to Windows Phone
Microsoft is in full court press mode trying to attract developers to its platform. The company released a new video showing how easy it is to port Android apps over to Windows with minimal rewriting of code. The effort is called "Project Astoria" and Microsoft is going all out to show how easy it is to suppo....more
04/30/2015
Office downloaded 100 million times on iOS and Android
Microsoft has been morphing itself from a software company, to a device and services company. Since new CEO Satya Nadella came on board, the company has been focused on making its apps available everywhere. Office is the number business for Microsoft, and they want it to be used on all devices. Af....more
04/24/2015
iPhone vs Android argument leads to stabbing
Two Tulsa, Oklahoma roommates stabbed each other during an argument over smartphone platforms. The two roommates were apparently drunk when they got into a fanboy discussion about which platform was better, iPhone or Android. A woman came home around 1 am and found a man stumbling around the apartme....more
04/17/2015
News Republic shuts down their Windows Phone app
Although Windows Phone has seen some growth recently, and Windows 10 for Phones holds a lot of promise, another high profile app has bailed on WP. News Republic has dropped their Windows Phone apps because it is simply not sustainable. The company dropped their News Republic and Appy Geek reader apps. ....more
04/16/2015
BlackBerry Leap launched by Vodafone UK
The BlackBerry Leap is making its worldwide debut in the UK on Vodafone. The lower-end BlackBerry targeted at mobile professionals looking for a touchscreen device is currently being offered for free on Vodafone's website. If you choose one of their plans starting at £22 you can get a free Leap. T....more
04/15/2015
Viber for Windows Phone updated
Viber for Windows Phone has been updated. The new update takes Viber to version 4.5. The latest updates makes viewing pictures in a conversation easier by allowing you to swipe through all the pics. You can get the latest update today, or check out the features at the link below. Key fea....more
03/31/2015
Microsoft apps to be pre-installed on Samsung devices
Microsoft has announced a deal with Samsung that will bring Microsoft services to Samsung's Android devices. The deal is an important move for Microsoft as they try to be have influence on every platform. This is a strikingly different strategy than the Microsoft of old who relied on a near monopoly to keep....more
03/23/2015
Lumia 640 listed on T-Mobile's website
Microsoft announced the Lumia 640 at the recent Mobile World Congress conference in Barcelona. T-Mobile immediately announced plans to carry the device, but no launch date or pricing was given. The Lumia 640 is now listed as "coming soon" on T-Mobile's website which means we are inching closer to a release.....more
03/23/2015
HTC CEO replaced, stays with company
The CEO of HTC was replaced today, but he's not leaving the company. HTC has released some of the best phones in the industry over the last two years, but the company continues to struggle. After a decade at the helm, CEO Peter Chou stepped down today and will be replaced its existing chairwoman and co-foun....more
03/20/2015
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