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Awesome Cyber-Monday Phone Battery Charger Deal

My family has had great experiences with the PowerSkin PoP'n Battery Charger as the device has suction cups and sticks to the back of your phone which means no additional cable is needed. Best of all, since it isn't...

Magellan Echo is a Smartwatch Which Amplifies Fitness

When I first got my hands on the $150 Echo Smart Running Watch from Magellan, I was excited to put it through its paces (pun intended). Many of us know Magellan as a rock solid GPS maker but I knew...

New Huawei Ascend Mate 2 is a Big Deal

Do you remember when the best phone was the smallest and slimmest? It’s funny that at one time car keys were small and cell phones were big and then around ten years ago German car companies in particular started to...

Microsoft Buys Nokia Device and Services Business

“What’s good for windows phones will be good for the Windows ecosystem,” said Steve Ballmer to CNBC regarding the company’s acquisition of Nokia’s services and device business. He went on to explain that this deal will help Lenovo and Dell....

Verykool RS90 Vortex Smartphone Review

A Solid and Rugged Smartphone Value with an unusual name How often do you get to take a piece of expensive electronics and treat it like it’s a bowling ball? The answer for me is not that often but that...

Americans Don't Know They Want Wearable Tech Yet

Recently a headline stating that most Americans don’t want wearable tech caught my eye and reminded me of many past of articles regarding consumer choices which were just plain wrong. The piece can be summed up with the following paragraph:...

HP Proves That Samsung, Apple and Google Will Win in Hardware

At one point in time HP had the best combination of mobile devices anywhere. They owned their own line of PDAs and also purchased Compaq who made the IPAQ – a game-changing device if there ever was one. The thing...

On Screen Size, Apple is From Mars, Samsung from Venus

For many years now I have waxed poetic about the need for Apple to create a large screen phone. With the latest iteration of the iPhone, the “5” they decided to elongate the device but not make it wider. To...

With Tablets and Smartphones Eating the PC, What Can Microsoft Do?

These are very dark days for people who work for many divisions of Microsoft as tablets and smartphones have absolutely decimated the PC market as evidenced by a decline of 14% in sales of PCs last quarter. This news comes...

Apple Email Swings Back at Galaxy S4

  For Apple, this past week has got to have been the biggest nightmare the company has faced in well over a decade. Cupertino went from being on top of the world in the eighties to crashing in the...

Is Apple Too Sexy for MWC?

In deciding not to exhibit at the Macworld events, CES and MWC, Apple has shown the world that it doesn’t need others to be successful. It can control the conversation far better when it holds its own press conferences...

It's an App Eat App World

Peter Bernstein has a great analysis piece on how the Unilever/Slim-Fast empire is struggling in-part because the company was too slow to come out with an app as well as the fact that other competitors have expanded their offerings to...

T-Mobile Finally Gets the iPhone

While spending time in a T-Mobile and Verizon store in the same city recently I couldn’t help but notice the customers at the Verizon stores were dressed better and seemed far more affluent. This makes sense as T-Mobile offers cheaper...

Microsoft, SNL, Sprint and Softbank News for Monday October 15, 2012

Microsoft is jumping into the music business and this is perhaps the biggest news of the day and possibly the week. Redmond is now offering ad supported music streaming and going up against Sirius XM, Pandora and Apple’s iTunes all...

E-mail Focus Built and Hurt RIM

Compaq’s iPaq ( pictured), brought to market early last decade was a blockbuster device from the standpoint of its aesthetics. It had a bright color screen, had great audio at the time and felt good in the hand. Competing the...

Connecticut DMV Uses Smartphones

I am sitting here at the Connecticut DMV and while standing in line I was thrilled to see an employee with a smartphone and printer approach me and give me a "reservation #" so I could then wait at the...

Brightcove Sales Reflects well on Video, Cloud, HTML5

What happens when you sit at the intersection of cloud, HTML5 and video - especially when tablets and high-resolution smartphones are being sold by the hundreds of millions? The answer is - if you are Brightcove, that your sales grow...

Is the Post-PC Era a Myth?

The way one should interpret the term "Post-PC" is "after PC" - implying that the world has changed from era to the next. Sarah Perez at TechCrunch does an admirable job of laying the case for what she calls the...

Samsung Galaxy Note Shipping at a Million a Month

Samsung did something unusual recently when it launched its Galaxy Note line of tablets starting at 5.3" and growing from there to a 10.1" edition which was unveiled at MWC 2012 in Barcelona. What was perhaps most unusual was the...

Is That a Personal Assistant in Your Ear?

I really like loud music and while I believe my hearing is good now, I imagine at some point in the future the collective damage of music played on various gadgets coupled with concerts by the likes of Ozzy Osbourne,...

Enough with the Airplane Gadget Ban

I have been highly skeptical of gadget bans on airplanes as I have seen the rules change repeatedly in a contradictory manner. First you can use laptops during takeoff and landing, then you can’t. Then you can use gadgets but...

China App Market to Surpass US by 2013

Analytics company Flurry makes a compelling case about why app developers need to take China very seriously. The country now represents 12% of the global app market and moreover at its current pace it will overtake the US by the...

Sound ID SIX Proves Bluetooth Headsets Need an App

Reheating a casserole? There's an app for that. The evolution of the headset mirrors virtually everything else in the world – it has become more technologically sophisticated and a lot smarter. Case in point is the Sound ID SIX Bluetooth...

Occupy Protestors get "Arrested" App. "Irony" App Needed

It is difficult to know what the “Occupy” protestors want but it seems they aren’t happy with the way Wall Street works and believe it’s rigged; salaries are too big, etc. But whatever the reason they are there, some of...

Survey: Games Most Popular Smartphone Apps

And surprise, most people will pay for appsGames, weather and social networking apps are where people are spending a tremendous amount of their time followed by mapping, news, music and entertainment. These are the results of a new survey from...
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