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If you bought an iPhone 4 and had trouble with reception, you are in the money. Just not very much money. As you may recall, the release of the device in 2010 was completely overshadowed by a significant problem with the handset’s design. An attempt to creatively use space by... Continue reading
Posted Apr 5, 2012 at Alliemccoid's blog
Summer is fast approaching and if the past two years have taught smartphone fans anything, it’s that Sprint and HTC are preparing to launch a new flagship smartphone. The EVO 4G burst onto the scene in 2010 and raised the bar for Android smartphones around the world. While the handset’s... Continue reading
Posted Apr 5, 2012 at Alliemccoid's blog
$1.5 million worth of Harry Potter books sold in Pottermore's first three days online. Source: http://allthingsd.com/20120404/incendio-pottermore-e-book-sales-on-fire/ hotels in ocean city md hotels in panama city beach florida hotels in pigeon forge tn hotels in san antonio Continue reading
Posted Apr 5, 2012 at Alliemccoid's blog
Samsung on Tuesday confirmed that it is teaming up with OpenX Technologies to create a mobile ad platform that will rival Google and Apple, The Wall Street Journal reported. The service will be called Samsung AdHub Market and will enable companies to place advertisements on Samsung phones and tablets beginning... Continue reading
Posted Apr 5, 2012 at Alliemccoid's blog
Anyone who’s a fan of Alfred Hitchcock probably has a copy of his Academy Award-nominated movie Rear Window lying around the house somewhere. It focuses on the observations of professional photographer Jeff Jeffries who, while recovering from breaking his leg, watches his neighbors through a rear window that overlooks a... Continue reading
Posted Apr 4, 2012 at Alliemccoid's blog
The European Union has formally launched an investigation into claims Motorola has abused its patents on smartphone and other mobile technology. A finding against the company could significantly reduce the barrage of lawsuits flying about, possible even ending tit-for-tat countersuits. The case centers on those patents that are linked to... Continue reading
Posted Apr 4, 2012 at Alliemccoid's blog
The Motorola Atrix and its dedicated docks got geeks pretty excited when they first arrived. The company’s range of dockable smartphones has expanded since then, and there are still plenty of Android fans out there that want to utilize the dual-core, gigahertz-plus processors in their phones on a more productivity-friendly... Continue reading
Posted Apr 4, 2012 at Alliemccoid's blog
Okay, it’s stuff like this that makes it hard not to love Google. The Google Art project has teamed up with the Street View team to allow anyone in the world to take a virtual 360 degree tour of the White House, using nothing but Google Maps. You can actually... Continue reading
Posted Apr 4, 2012 at Alliemccoid's blog
An additional 30 percent of smartphones are iPhones, with both iOS and Android continuing to gain at RIM's expense. Source: http://allthingsd.com/20120403/android-now-on-more-than-50-percent-of-u-s-smartphones/ hotels hydra hotels in asheville nc hotels in atlanta ga hotels in boone nc Continue reading
Posted Apr 4, 2012 at Alliemccoid's blog
Make no qualms about it. The newly released Instagram for Android is one of the hottest apps to hit the Google Play Store. My timelines across all social network are completely filled with everything from food, to sneakers and architecture. Still, there are those that absolutely refuse to install an... Continue reading
Posted Apr 4, 2012 at Alliemccoid's blog
PAL-V’s “flying car” has successfully completed its maiden voyage in the Netherlands. The “Personal Air and Land Vehicle” flies likes a gyrocopter with the help of an auto-rotating rotor and a rear folding push propeller. On the road, the company claims the PAL-V ONE drives like a sports car. “We... Continue reading
Posted Apr 3, 2012 at Alliemccoid's blog
Make no qualms about it. The newly released Instagram for Android is one of the hottest apps to hit the Google Play Store. My timelines across all social network are completely filled with everything from food, to sneakers and architecture. Still, there are those that absolutely refuse to install an... Continue reading
Posted Apr 3, 2012 at Alliemccoid's blog
Sony is aiming to launch its next-generation PlayStation video game console ahead of rival Microsoft, a recent report claims. Microsoft’s next Xbox console ? which could be an ARM-based “Xbox lite” that will launch ahead of a true Xbox 360 successor that will be released some time later ? is... Continue reading
Posted Apr 3, 2012 at Alliemccoid's blog
Sprint’s version of the Samsung Galaxy Nexus may launch on April 22nd according to a purported internal document obtained by The Verge. In terms of hardware, the handset is identical to the Verizon Wireless version, however Sprint customers will have access to Google Wallet. The internal document also points to... Continue reading
Posted Apr 3, 2012 at Alliemccoid's blog
Leading up to Wednesday’s event involving Sprint and HTC, we’ve been clawing and scratching for every bit of info we could get on their HTC EVO One. While we’ve been able to uncover a bit of the hidden picture, things are still pretty much up in the air. Thanks to... Continue reading
Posted Apr 3, 2012 at Alliemccoid's blog
IBM has just been awarded a contract that challenges the company to handle an exabyte of data every single day. To put that in context, the Internet currently handles around 499 Petabytes of data every day. An exabyte is 1,024 Petabytes, meaning more than double the data. The reason this... Continue reading
Posted Apr 3, 2012 at Alliemccoid's blog
In late December last year Apple got hit with a $1.2 million fine by the Italian courts for misleading consumers. The issue stemmed from Apple’s one-year limited warranty combined with sales of the AppleCare Protection Plan. What Apple had been doing is offering customers a paid-for Protection Plan to extend... Continue reading
Posted Apr 3, 2012 at Alliemccoid's blog
HP's Ultrabook, the Envy Spectre 14, is a good-looking, fast laptop. Is it worth $1,400? Source: http://allthingsd.com/20120402/hp-envy-spectre-14-a-premium-ultrabook-at-a-premium-price/ download free music for mp3 download free windows xp download games download games simulator airbus a380 Continue reading
Posted Apr 2, 2012 at Alliemccoid's blog
More than four months ago, Sony promised that their entire 2011 line-up of Xperia Android smartphones would be receiving OTA updates to Ice Cream Sandwich. At the time, no schedule was announced — but Sony has now cleared the air on the Xperia blog. Starting in the middle of this... Continue reading
Posted Apr 2, 2012 at Alliemccoid's blog
Global Payments Inc., the credit-card processor that reported a significant security breach Friday, said that hackers stole account numbers and other key information from up to 1.5 million accounts in North America. Source: http://allthingsd.com/20120402/card-processor-hackers-stole-account-numbers/ hotel california eagles original hotel california live hotel california lyrics hotel collection Continue reading
Posted Apr 2, 2012 at Alliemccoid's blog
The war of words continues in proxy battle with a new site, which calls for a number of things -- mostly for Yahoo to let in activist shareholder. Source: http://allthingsd.com/20120402/third-point-launches-value-yahoo-blog-which-does-not-value-current-leadership/ hotel california hotel california acoustic hotel california eagles original hotel california live Continue reading
Posted Apr 2, 2012 at Alliemccoid's blog
The Netflix CEO -- and Facebook board member -- uses the social network to gripe about Comcast. Source: http://allthingsd.com/20120330/reed-hastings-is-just-like-you-he-complains-about-the-cable-guys-on-facebook/ hotel deals hotel del coronado hotel dinnerware hotel discounts Continue reading
Posted Apr 2, 2012 at Alliemccoid's blog
Google continues to be one of the lead innovating companies in the world, and they have been working even harder lately. They have just expanded their Google Maps service to the popular NES console. But today, they are reaching a much higher audience with a new service called Gmail Tap.... Continue reading
Posted Apr 2, 2012 at Alliemccoid's blog
Global Payments Inc., which processes credit cards and debit cards for banks and merchants, has been hit by a security breach that has put some 50,000 cardholders at risk, according to people with knowledge of the situation. Source: http://allthingsd.com/20120330/breach-hits-card-processor-global-payments/ hotel blue hotel by hillcrest spa collection hotel california hotel california... Continue reading
Posted Apr 2, 2012 at Alliemccoid's blog
Development of the Raspberry Pi single-board Linux computer has been rocky thus far. After a high demand once pre-sales were made available, the $35 computer has been plagued with manufacturing hiccups and more recently, two of its U.K. retail partners have refused to distribute the device without proper CE marking... Continue reading
Posted Apr 1, 2012 at Alliemccoid's blog