New Alcatel A30 and Moto G5 Plus Join Lineup of Best-Selling Unlocked Prime Exclusive Phones on Amazon [Read more…] about Alcatel debuts its first device with Prime Exclusive Phones, the Alcatel A30—only $59.99
With summer just around the corner (officially) also comes hurricane season and the need for emergency preparedness. This from AT&T… No one knows when the next tropical storm or hurricane will hit the coastline. But, AT&T is prepared with one of the nation’s largest and most advanced disaster programs. It invested more than $600 million in the Network Disaster Recovery (NDR) program, this includes planning for pre-storm network preparations and the preparation of Response equipment.
AT&T offers up a number mobile safety tips for customers this hurricane season [Read more…] about Stay Safe During Hurricane Season With these Mobile Usage Tips
There’s no arguing that location technology is powerful, particularly when you add location to a cool mobile app that delivers awesome promotions, specials, and even free stuff nearby. Another new kid on the block just launched this week in the Boston area – enter GoPapaya. The app serves to connect restaurants with potential customers by notifying them about open tables, specials and the like. According to the service, the live feed presents an array of nearby restaurants that are currently offering promotions from 10% – 75%
An interesting map from the UK – enter the Mobile coverage and fixed broadband checker
A recent visit to the HERE maps HQ in Berkeley, California reminded me just how awesome this in vehicle navigation experience really is. Best of all HERE maps functions equally well completely offline… and did I mention that HERE mobile is free?
Here’s a really cool application tip that comes via way of my friends at the @Co_mmunitySD co-working space in San Diego, CA, enter Teleport. This clever app is designed for those of you who work with teams that are spread out all over the country, or all over the World. Teleport helps you to plan for your next meeting, providing transportation options and prices so that you can budget accordingly.
This week in Vegas at CES, AT&T has rolled out some new goodies for developers. According to the company, AT&T Flow Designer is now commercially available to business customers. The cloud-based solution, developed in the AT&T Foundry, helps developers easily create and deploy IoT apps
With the turn of the calendar to 2016 there’s now a new player on the block! Well, the name may sound familiar, however, the structure and the company are new and should have some great things in store for the industry (and their customers) in 2016 – say hello to Fulcrum Mobile Solutions LLC.
I’ve always enjoyed the annual tech updates and predictions from Chetan Sharma – he knows his stuff! Recently he shared his annual predictions and “what is hot in mobile” survey results. From sharma… “We do our annual survey to engage our knowledgeable community on trends and events to keep an eye on. The composite view gives a glimpse into the future scenarios. Executives, developers, and insiders from leading mobile companies and startups from across the value chain and from the around the globe participated to educate us on what to expect of 2016. ”
Celltick, a global leader in home screen marketing have shared a wealth of behavioral data for their latest report entitled, “Global trends in Android use 2015.” Among the key findings: the vast majority of smartphones in Asia (71 percent) and the Middle East and Africa continue to be configured with English. Facebook might be ubiquitous, but Facebook Messenger is only popular on low-end phones; amongst the higher-end handsets, Skype is the most common application installed.