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Big Time @verizon fail: We have a solution to fight @tmobile . . . 11 direct messages & 3 hours later . . . We don’t have a solution to fight @tmobile

Finding the right mobile carrier in the U.S. is hell, a crap-shoot at best. Yes, T-Mobile has the best prices and packages. But their coverage stinks. Yes, Verizon has the best coverage. But their prices and packages stink. Ugh! Here is an unsolicited @verizon tweet to me last night (butting into my @tmobile conversation, oh by […]

Get Around Town Faster on Public Transportation with Bing Maps Read more

Get Around Town Faster on Public Transportation with Bing Maps

Nicole and I just returned from a week in Chicago where we relied on public transportation exclusively–subway, bus, taxi, boardwalks and street walkways (shared bicycles were also an option). Our experience was glorious for many reasons including efficient, clean & timely transportation options, our Windows Phone apps for scheduling and tracking (GPS) our trips, and the cleanest large city […]

Overall, Android is on top, but wealthiest consumers likelier to own an iPhone Read more

Overall, Android is on top, but wealthiest consumers likelier to own an iPhone

According to a report from eMarketer on a study by Pew Internet & American Life Project, wealthier Americans are more likely to choose the iPhone over Android, BlackBerry and Windows smartphones. “In May 2013, Android was ahead of iOS  by 3 percentage points; Android ran on 28% of mobile phone owners’ smartphones,  compared with 25% […]

Does it surprise you to hear that less than half mobile phone users are smartphone users? Read more

Does it surprise you to hear that less than half mobile phone users are smartphone users?

NEW YORK, NY (May 29, 2013)—According to new figures from  eMarketer, several markets worldwide reached a milestone in mobile usage last  year. By the end of 2012, over half of mobile phone users in each country had  made the switch from feature phones to smartphones. The coming years will see a  domino effect hit regions […]

Reason #1 (of many to come) that WIN8 Phone Stole My BlackBerry Heart Read more

Reason #1 (of many to come) that WIN8 Phone Stole My BlackBerry Heart

Perfect integration across my laptop, tablet, smartphone, Xbox and whatever else I decide to buy. Perfect integration = Efficient! BGR reports: One of the most appealing things about the direction Microsoft (MSFT) has been taking with Windows 8 is the prospect that applications downloaded on the PC platform could be transferred seamlessly to tablet and […]

Firefox Phone. I can’t believe I’m actually saying this, but Mozilla is releasing a Firefox Smartphone Read more

Firefox Phone. I can’t believe I’m actually saying this, but Mozilla is releasing a Firefox Smartphone

From the Mozilla Hacks website: Firefox OS is a new mobile operating system built entirely using open web standards. In Firefox OS, HTML5 apps can do “phone things” – they can make the phone vibrate, make a phone call or send a text message. This week we are announcing our new Firefox OS developer preview […]

Fry’s Selling Windows Phone 8X For $49 for T-Mobile Read more

Fry’s Selling Windows Phone 8X For $49 for T-Mobile

Wish we had a Fry’s near us. I’d be on this today! http://www.tmonews.com/2013/01/deal-alert-frys-selling-windows-phone-8x-for-49/ If you’re a Windows Phone 8X fan and you live near or around a Fry’s retail location, check out this special offer. Good through January 17th, Fry’s is offering the WP8X for with a new two-year service agreement. The price is good […]