My Galaxy S5 Ate My Fitbit I had a Fitbit Flex. I don’t any more. To track my progress while walking, I had to constantly sync to my smartphone to monitor my steps in real time. The syncing didn’t work very well, and there was no way to have the...
Jun 24 2014, 9:06am CDT
Google's Aquisition of Dropcam Scares The Heck Out Of Me Late last week, news broke that Google Inc.’s Nest Labs would be buying upstart Dropcam in a $555M cash deal. For those unfamiliar with the companies, Google purchased Nest Labs earlier this year for approximately $3.2B...
Jun 24 2014, 5:51am CDT
Keeping your Smartphone as Safe As Possible Smartphones have greatly convenience our lives by the provision of many useful tools such as calendars, reminders, e-mail functionality, stocks, and other such things that have taken the place of heavy reminder books, or that restrict internet access or e-mailing to a desktop or a heavy laptop. But with all these conveniences packed in such a small compact package, there are still risks.
May 13 2014, 3:36am CDT
Microsoft says it Searched Hotmail to Track Leak LOS ANGELES (AP) — Microsoft Corp., which has skewered rival Google Inc. for going through customer emails to deliver ads, acknowledged Thursday it had searched emails in a blogger's Hotmail account to track down who...
Mar 21 2014, 2:05am CDT
Mozilla Doubles Down On Mobile With $25 Phone Two years ago Mozilla, in its non-profit, low-profile way, unveiled plans to move into the mobile market. No, it wasn’t going to compete with the high-end offerings of Google's Android or, God forbid, Apple. Rather, it...
Feb 23 2014, 7:31pm CST
Amid shake-up, US cell carriers look to new models BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — How's this for gall? Take away hundreds of dollars in subsidies that cellphone customers have enjoyed for years. Then pass it off as an improvement. The major U.S. wireless companies are doing...
Feb 23 2014, 6:31am CST
T-Mobile offers infinite phone upgrades, catch NEW YORK (AP) — T-Mobile is allowing people who participate in its $10-a-month Jump program to upgrade their phones anytime, eliminating the previous limit of two upgrades a year. As introduced last summer, Jump...
Feb 20 2014, 6:06pm CST
Mighty Verizon Joins The Mobile Price War It was inevitable. Once second-place AT&T began tweaking its rate plans in response to T-Mobile’s shakeup of the mobile industry, it was clear market-leader Verizon would have to consider some sort of response. And...
Feb 13 2014, 5:45pm CST
Verizon shake-up to affect about 3,000 workers SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — About 3,000 Verizon Wireless workers will have to transfer to different offices or find new jobs as part of a shake-up that will close five of the company's customer call centers. The changes...
Feb 12 2014, 6:33pm CST
iCracked's Manic Quest To Become The 'AAA' Of Smartphones “We want to grow 20% month-over-month for the next 36 months,” says AJ Forsythe into a nearly drained iPhone 5S as he paces a seawall overlooking San Francisco Bay in Redwood City, Calif. It’s the kind of boast ...
Feb 12 2014, 9:29am CST
AT&T Family Wireless Plans are the Best AT&T has introduced its all-new family wireless plans. These packages by the mobile phone carrier are the best in their class in terms of prices. And they will fulfill a deep need for communication among the common people.
Feb 5 2014, 8:07am CST
Family Wireless Plans by AT&T Are the Cheapest AT&T has introduced its all-new family wireless plans. These packages by the mobile phone carrier are the best in their class in terms of prices. And they will fulfill a deep need for communication among the common people.
Feb 2 2014, 4:07am CST
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