Category Archives: mobile

Apple Tops Smartphone device sales, Android leads in Platform Marketshare

TweetAccording to Comscore, the Number of Americans Who Own Smartphones Surpasses 150 Million. 152.5 million people in the U.S. owned smartphones (63.8 percent mobile market penetration) during the three months ending in November, up 3 percent since August. Apple ranked … Continue reading

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OS Ride iOS app maps the first three stages of the Tour de France

TweetSeems the UK Ordnance Survey is in the mobile app making business as the UK data provider for teh Government has released OS Ride, a mobile app for iOS featuring routes for the Tour de France. OS Ride features detailed … Continue reading

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Introducing Microsoft Windows Phone 8.1 with Cortana

TweetMicrosoft today has unveiled details of Windows POhone 8.1 OS as well as their new “digital Assistant” – enter Cortana – honestly, I have to say that I’m really not hot on the name and I’m even less excited about … Continue reading

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Mobile World Congress 2014 Roundup from Stefan and James

TweetDidn’t make it to MWC this year? No worries as Stefan and James have dedicated a recent edition of “The voice Mail” entirely to MWC. Listen to the guys as they discuss the Sony Z2, Galaxy S5, Nokia’s play into … Continue reading

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Video – Google Project Tango – A smartphone that can map its surroundings in 3D

TweetSo, you may have heard about Google’s foray into the smartphone market and Project Tango. What is Tango exactly?? From Google… Our current prototype is a 5” phone containing customized hardware and software designed to track the full 3D motion … Continue reading

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Samsung wants you to make Gear 2 apps, ASAP

TweetSamsung on Wednesday introduced tools that will allow developers to create apps for the company’s new wearables and flagship Galaxy S5 smartphone.The company, speaking at a developer day at Mobile World Congress, released a software development kit for its Gear 2 smartwatch, … Continue reading

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Video – 3D Mapping Smartphone – Google Announces Project Tango

TweetSomething fun and cool from Google… Amazing technology. Many of the pieces exist. For related technologies and vision, please click here for The Future Site or Download the PDF  

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Awesome Technology and Gadgets from CES 2014

TweetLoads of new hardware and mobile technology has been announced this week at CES in Las Vegas. the following are just a few of the cool solutions that made as say WOW.  All of the World’s gadget makers, device manufacturers, … Continue reading

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More On NSA tracking US cellphone records and Foreign Visitors

TweetYep, this topic simply won’t go away…The National Security Agency is gathering nearly 5 billion records a day on the whereabouts of cellphones around the world, according to top-secret documents and interviews with US intelligence officials, enabling the agency to … Continue reading

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Mobile Tips – How to Locate and Track Your Lost or Stolen Android or iOS Device

TweetHere’s the scenario… you frantically go into a pocket pat-down dance searching for your shiny, new smartphone. Sadly, the device is gone. What’s even worse is that you just got the device thanks to your once-every-two-years upgrade from your carrier … Continue reading

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Indeed, We Could All Learn To Put Down that Darned Phone For a Day!

TweetI know I’ve often looked around and shook my head, saddened by how much people (including myself) are truly missing out on because we have our face stuffed in our phone… next time you pull it out perhaps you’ll think … Continue reading

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Be Prepared With Apps for Winter Weather Maps and Mobile Data Updates

TweetWith the busy travel season and holidays just around the corner you’ll definitely want to be informed about weather and the latest extreme weather forecasts. For mobile device users there’s plenty of fine options, make sure you have a good … Continue reading

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