Stories By: Robert Evans


Robert Evans

The excitement about new smartphones, tablets and anything mobile drive Robert to unearth the latest rumors and developments in this fast moving space. He adopted 4G as soon as it become available and knows where the mobile market is going.
Robert can be contacted directly at robert@i4u.com.

The PlayBook Will Suck Until RIM Fixes These 4 Things

The PlayBook Will Suck Until RIM Fixes These 4 Things

The Hard Truth...

May 2 2011, 2:14pm CDT

Sony: All The Free Trials in the World Won't Help You

Sony: All The Free Trials in the World Won't Help You

You can't stop arterial bleeding with a band-aid....

May 1 2011, 2:16pm CDT

V-MODA's Custom Crossfades: The Best Headphone (Cords) Ever

V-MODA's Custom Crossfades: The Best Headphone (Cords) Ever

Once you go kevlar, you never go back....

Apr 30 2011, 5:03pm CDT

The BlackBerry PlayBook: A Working Review

The BlackBerry PlayBook: A Working Review

RIM's tablet is tarnished gold- intensely useful but peculiarly hobbled....

Apr 29 2011, 4:54pm CDT

The Future of SiLo's Language Library: My Interview with Ase Deliri

The Future of SiLo's Language Library: My Interview with Ase Deliri

This Afghanistan-born, Toronto-based entrepreneur has high goals for his universal translator....

Apr 29 2011, 4:06pm CDT

ThankYouPen: Snail Mail Goes Digital. Wait, what?

ThankYouPen: Snail Mail Goes Digital. Wait, what?

Now you never have to forget another birthday. But you still have the option....

Apr 28 2011, 5:05pm CDT

Sony's PSN / Qriocity Outage Q&A: Your Personal Data Was Not Encrypted.

Sony's PSN / Qriocity Outage Q&A: Your Personal Data Was Not Encrypted.

Gee, I wonder how that could have backfired....

Apr 28 2011, 2:04pm CDT

The Myth of Android is Coming to an End

The Myth of Android is Coming to an End

A slow leak is still a leak....

Apr 28 2011, 1:26pm CDT

Verizon iPhone Causes iOS Surge, Smartphone's Now Majority of US Mobile Sales

Verizon iPhone Causes iOS Surge, Smartphone's Now Majority of US Mobile Sales

LG should be very afraid right now....

Apr 28 2011, 12:29pm CDT

Securing Your Identity in an Insecure Internet

Securing Your Identity in an Insecure Internet

Leaky clouds bring storms....

Apr 27 2011, 8:30pm CDT

Apple: Everything Shady We've Done is a Bug

Apple: Everything Shady We've Done is a Bug

It's alright guys, your iPhone totally did all that stalking on its own....

Apr 27 2011, 5:38pm CDT

Time Warner's Internet Service: Failing Across Texas?

Time Warner's Internet Service: Failing Across Texas?

Dishonesty appears to be Corporate Policy...

Apr 27 2011, 3:19pm CDT

73% of PlayStation Network Users May Have Compromised their Banking Information

73% of PlayStation Network Users May Have Compromised their Banking Information

Most people use the same password for everything. Do not do this....

Apr 27 2011, 2:27pm CDT

PlayStation Network Outage: Your Credit Card Data May Have Been Compromised

PlayStation Network Outage: Your Credit Card Data May Have Been Compromised

Changing your PIN number now would not be a bad idea....

Apr 26 2011, 4:24pm CDT

Lenovo's ThinkPad Tablet: The American U1 Hybrid

Lenovo's ThinkPad Tablet: The American U1 Hybrid

RIM had better watch out....

Apr 26 2011, 3:26pm CDT

Sony's Honeycomb Tablets: Boom or Bust?

Sony's Honeycomb Tablets: Boom or Bust?

On-time analysis of the latest Honeycomb entrant....

Apr 26 2011, 2:02pm CDT

Mumford & Sons: "Let Love Roar" Recorded on my PlayBook

Mumford & Sons: "Let Love Roar" Recorded on my PlayBook

This tablet delivers solid video quality and incredible sound....

Apr 25 2011, 2:32pm CDT

Will The New Wii Launch Too Late?

Will The New Wii Launch Too Late?

Nintendo currently holds the vast majority of the motion-gaming market. But that lead will evaporate if they can't innovat...

Apr 25 2011, 2:24pm CDT

Forecasting The Mood of A City Using Phone Data

Forecasting The Mood of A City Using Phone Data

The future is here. And a little creepy....

Apr 25 2011, 1:42pm CDT

Lies, Damn Lies and Steve Jobs.

Lies, Damn Lies and Steve Jobs.

There is an explanation for Apple's location-sharing weirdness. But what?...

Apr 25 2011, 1:02pm CDT

Is Apple Making 'Decoy' iPhone 5s?

Is Apple Making 'Decoy' iPhone 5s?

They may be hiding new hardware inside an old frame....

Apr 24 2011, 1:02pm CDT

48 Hours With the PlayBook: 6 Things I've Learned

48 Hours With the PlayBook: 6 Things I've Learned

Only one big glitch, so far....

Apr 24 2011, 12:25pm CDT

Google And Apple Are Collecting Your Data: Duh

Google And Apple Are Collecting Your Data: Duh

Is anyone surprised by this?...

Apr 22 2011, 2:45pm CDT

The BlackBerry PlayBook EULA: Don't Be Obscene

The BlackBerry PlayBook EULA: Don't Be Obscene

RIM's lawyers were in rare form on this one....

Apr 22 2011, 1:51pm CDT

The Army Goes Android: Will The Marines Choose iOS?

The Army Goes Android: Will The Marines Choose iOS?

Do they have a special GroupOn for active warzones?...

Apr 22 2011, 12:52pm CDT

6 Upcoming Dual-Core Android Smartphones: Which Should You Buy?

6 Upcoming Dual-Core Android Smartphones: Which Should You Buy?

The Ultimate Superphone Smackdown...

Apr 21 2011, 2:18pm CDT

Motorola's Droid X2: More Powerful than the iPad

Motorola's Droid X2: More Powerful than the iPad

But possibly no faster....

Apr 21 2011, 12:03pm CDT

Motorola's Dual-Core Android Bionic: Worth the Wait?

Motorola's Dual-Core Android Bionic: Worth the Wait?

Dual cores + LTE = A new kind of couch potato....

Apr 21 2011, 11:32am CDT

Apple's Earnings Call Proves It: There Will Be No iPhone 5 Delay

Apple's Earnings Call Proves It: There Will Be No iPhone 5 Delay

Tim Cook denies supply issues....

Apr 21 2011, 11:08am CDT

LTE: On the iPhone 5...or the iPhone 6?

LTE: On the iPhone 5...or the iPhone 6?

Could AT&T's LTE network be ready by September?...

Apr 20 2011, 4:58pm CDT

AT&T: Utterly Dependent Upon the iPhone

AT&T: Utterly Dependent Upon the iPhone

Nearly Half of their new subscriptions are iPhone users....

Apr 20 2011, 2:03pm CDT

The iPhone 5 'Delay': Part of Apple's Streaming Media Plan

The iPhone 5 'Delay': Part of Apple's Streaming Media Plan

Could the iPhone 5 Launch during Apple's iPod Event?...

Apr 20 2011, 12:53pm CDT

Windows Phone 7 NoDo Update Hits...Some Users Report Issues

Windows Phone 7 NoDo Update Hits...Some Users Report Issues

Details from across the WP7 user community inside!...

Apr 19 2011, 5:51pm CDT

Will the FTC Shut Down ALL 'Fake News' Ads?

Will the FTC Shut Down ALL 'Fake News' Ads?

So far they're just going after the Acai Berry people....

Apr 19 2011, 5:00pm CDT

It's G-Slate Launch Day...And No One Seems to Care

It's G-Slate Launch Day...And No One Seems to Care

T-Mobile's new 3D tablet isn't blowing anyone away....

Apr 19 2011, 1:04pm CDT

What to Expect: Apple's Q2 Earnings Call

What to Expect: Apple's Q2 Earnings Call

Things look rosy from where I'm standing....

Apr 18 2011, 3:56pm CDT

6 Reasons Windows Phone 7 is Dead in the Water

6 Reasons Windows Phone 7 is Dead in the Water

Abandon ship while you still can....

Apr 18 2011, 3:07pm CDT

HP's Cunning Plan: Streaming Music As The TouchPad's Killer App

HP's Cunning Plan: Streaming Music As The TouchPad's Killer App

Inside: Cautious Optimism....

Apr 18 2011, 12:45pm CDT

LG & MeeGo: Can Two Busts Make a Boom?

LG & MeeGo: Can Two Busts Make a Boom?

Don't expect much....

Apr 17 2011, 5:29pm CDT

If Apple Builds a TV: Some Predictions

If Apple Builds a TV: Some Predictions

Think Simple....

Apr 17 2011, 3:26pm CDT