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Deep Facebook Integration Coming to Your Smartphone

SonyEricsson’s Facebook inside Xperia experience shows what’s possible when Facebook takes over your smartphone. Many current customers can upgrade their Xperia phones to have this new functionality which allows you to instantly see Facebook photos, share your likes and dislikes...

BlackBerry PlayBook First Thoughts

In my review of the BlackBerry PlayBook I must say I am impressed with the device - it is small - not too heavy, feels good in your hands and runs Flash like a champ. The back of the device...

Cablevision iPad App Review

The battle to take control of TV 2.0 continues with a new application (iPad link) from Cablevision allowing customers with iPads to view about 300 channels and 2,000 videos on demand from anywhere in the house. I say in the...

Callvine Simplifies Mobile Conferencing

Yesterday I was at a party where one of the guests was telling me about her job managing real estate for her family. I inquired about where her office is and she held up her cell phone and said my...

Ready, Aim, Send: Military Embraces Smartphones

It is not as if the US government has slowed spending to keep up with the general economy so it comes as a surprise to me that we haven't been issuing a couple of smartphones apiece to soldiers in the...

TerreStar Networks AT&T Satellite Phone is Here

Last year I conducted an interview with TerreStar Networks CTO CTO Dennis Matteson and he showed off his company's exciting new smartphone which works on 3G and Satellite networks allowing customers to utilize the best network for the call depending...

What Cablevision Needs to do Next

While others complain about their cable providers, I am pretty happy with mine - Cablevision and Optimum/Optimum Online. The company provides blazing fast Internet at reasonable prices and recently has added services such as WiFi almost everywhere I go, Caller-ID...

Computer Makers: Get Cool or Get Dead

Earlier this decade the smartphone came on the scene to and in short order finished off the PDA. Now the tablet and the smartphone together are eroding the sales growth of notebooks. Recently in fact the CEO of Best Buy...

Behold: Satellite Radio 2.0

In my opinion services like Satellite radio and personalized services like Pandora and Slacker are what I would consider Radio 2.0 so I read with interest a piece on Seeking Alpha which discusses Satellite Radio 2.0 which will blend the...

Tablet Update and Oracle Sues Google over Android

It's been a very busy tech morning so I spent some time assembling news you should be aware of before you grab your morning bagel and brew that pot of coffee. Tablets, Tablets Everywhere First off is an article from...

Spotted Dog Technology Brings Firefighting into the Cloud

Technology when applied to many processes can help them become more efficient. The spreadsheet is a simple example of an application which not only boosted efficiency; it allowed businesses to play our numerous business scenarios in real-time. Being in the...

Microsoft to Help OEMs with Windows Phone 7 Development

It is no secret that apps are the key to platforms and anyone who lived through the eighties remembers the massive advantage Apple computers had over PCs in the graphic design world because of programs like PageMaker and Quark Express....

Varaha Extends FMC to NEC UNIVERGE

As mobility becomes a larger part of boosting productivity and satisfying the desires of companies to keep workers connected, NEC has partnered with FMC company Varaha to add value to its solutions. NEC has always been a solid tech company...

AT&T Increases Capacity with COWs

Did you ever wonder how wireless carriers increase capacity in specific areas where large crowds gather? Well, one way is they can bring out cell (towers) on wheels or COWs and use them to augment the cell towers in the...

Microsoft's Huge Mobile Gamble

The mobile market has come full circle from multitasking to single-tasking Microsoft's Windows Mobile and its predecessors distinguished themselves as an operating system which are very desktop-like when compared to devices like a Blackberry or Palm VII. At the beginning...

Internet Radio Threat to Satellite Continues

Back in November of 2007 I wrote about the threat of Pandora andother Internet radio companies to satellite radio. Back then, AT&T was smart to link up with the streaming radio company to offer a service for $8.99/month. Now Pandora...

Nexus One - F U iPhone Video

Ok, this spoof video is rated X but funny. Thanks to TechCrunch for posting. ...

Think Smartphones Need More Memory? Just Wait.

Luca Filigheddu complains about memory limitations of the Blackberry platform and goes on to explain how the App World experience provided by the maker of these devices is a joke. He does correctly point out however that compared to an...

Android-Based iPod Competitor Wanted

I have noticed a trend in the market consisting of people telling me they are waiting for an Android-based iPod competitor which works with WiFi and has a microphone. While many contemplate the Google business model for their new Nexus...

Will we Ever See Rentable Netbooks on Trains?

 An interesting idea - netbooks which you can rent for a train ride. Whether this makes for Amtrak or not remains to be seen but I agree that netbooks are great for someone who thinks a smartphone is too small...

New Gadget Blog

TMC's latest gadget blog Gadget Inspector (get it?) kicks off with author Marisa Torrieri performing a video interview with a Verizon Wireless representative comparing the latest Droid phones - the Motorola Droid and the HTC Droid Eris. You can subscribe...

Boingo on Blackberry

Attention Blackberry Users: you can now quickly and immediately jump on and off over 100,000 hotspots around the world without the painful process of entering a user name and password. Boingo, a global provider of WiFi service has become...

Blackberry Tour Takes GigaBeating

In the past few days I have run into two Blackberry Tour users. One had positive things to say and one terrible things. Om Malik sums up the problems. In short, Om got his social circle to switch to the...

Symantec's Views on Protecting Mobile Devices

Billions of mobile devices exist and as they proliferate and begin to be used for mobile banking we can expect to see more attacks from malicious users looking to follow the money trail. In addition, as more children and teenagers...

Opera Mini 5 Beta: CEO Interview

Opera Software CEO Jon von Tetzchner explains the new Opera Mini browser beta and outlines his company's vision for computing beyond the cloud. ...
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