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The zippy new smartphone won't dethrone Android or put a major dent in Apple's iPhone dominance, but it will make current BlackBerry users happy enough to lay down some cash. GRUPO IUSACELL HARRIS Continue reading
Posted Mar 28, 2013 at parchedbigot23's blog
For years T-Mobile has been the odd man out when it comes to offering the iPhone in the U.S. Not anymore: Today T-Mobile announced it would begin selling the iPhone. F5 NETWORKS EPICOR SOFTWARE Continue reading
Posted Mar 28, 2013 at parchedbigot23's blog
A while back, we told you about AVG's new LiveKive service, a new cloud synchronization and backup tool which appears to have been named after a vat in which mash is made during the brewing process. But enough about AVG's odd choice of monikers -- LiveKive has launched and is... Continue reading
Posted Mar 27, 2013 at parchedbigot23's blog
Some of you who own Windows Phone 7 devices are still waiting for your pre-NoDo preparation update -- never mind NoDo itself. A few workarounds have been posted, but unfortunately they didn't work unless your carrier had completed testing and was ready to schedule the update. Now, however, the Chevron... Continue reading
Posted Mar 27, 2013 at parchedbigot23's blog
Founded in 2010 by trading technology experts, OpenFin is growing on the heels of HTML5 standards edging out ill-fitting older Web solutions. Built onto an open source platform, OpenFin Desktop helps financial institutions to bridge the security gaps in their outdated Web-browser technology. OpenFin is developing software to bring the... Continue reading
Posted Mar 27, 2013 at parchedbigot23's blog
The zippy new smartphone won't dethrone Android or put a major dent in Apple's iPhone dominance, but it will make current BlackBerry users happy enough to lay down some cash. ACCENTURE ACER Continue reading
Posted Mar 27, 2013 at parchedbigot23's blog
While the first iteration of Flipboard focused exclusively on consumption and discovery, Flipboard 2.0, out today, adds a new dimension to the experience: content creation and curation. IDT IBASIS Continue reading
Posted Mar 27, 2013 at parchedbigot23's blog
Apple is beta-testing an update that will disable the Evasi0n jailbreak. David Wang, one of the creators of Evasi0n said, that in analyzing the beta release of iOS 6.1.3, he found that one of the five bugs used by the Evasi0n team to jailbreak iOS had been fixed. If 6.1.3... Continue reading
Posted Mar 26, 2013 at parchedbigot23's blog
The news (and the choice language) was hurled out at a rapid pace during today's T-Mobile UnCarrier event. In case you missed any of the proceedings, we've got you covered with a full rundown just past the break. From the initial LTE markets to handset launches and details surrounding Big... Continue reading
Posted Mar 26, 2013 at parchedbigot23's blog
Here are some of yesterday’s stories on TechCrunch Gadgets: Giant Gundam Robot Statue Returns To Tokyo ? In Parts PrimeSense Positioning Itself For Integration With Next-Gen TVs Microsoft Reader E-Book System Comes To Its Conclusion Glorious Minecraft-Themed Xperia Play For Sale On eBay $200k Fundraiser Means SETI Can Listen For... Continue reading
Posted Mar 26, 2013 at parchedbigot23's blog
As several of you noted in the comments to our post asking for cross-platform iOS/Android games, Words With Friends for Android does not provide the smoothest gaming experience... and that's being rather charitable. You might be happy to hear that a couple of days ago Zynga released an update which... Continue reading
Posted Mar 26, 2013 at parchedbigot23's blog
The Twist Wireless Speaker and Bluetooth Speakerphone from RichardSolo has a lot of nice features that you’d want in a Bluetooth speaker. It has two 3-watt speakers and a passive subwoofer for great sound. It has “A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile) Bluetooth capability for wireless music streaming and HFP (Hand-Free... Continue reading
Posted Mar 26, 2013 at parchedbigot23's blog
While this slick little HTML5 audio player might not pack all of the features of your favorite desktop media application, it's still a very cool demonstration of what a Web app can do with access to local resources -- like MP3 and OGG files. Just fire up http://antimatter15.github.com/player/player.html in your... Continue reading
Posted Mar 25, 2013 at parchedbigot23's blog
Looking to save some coin on your tech purchases? Of course you are! In this round-up, we'll run down a list of the freshest frugal buys, hand-picked with the help of the folks at Slickdeals. You'll want to act fast, though, as many of these offerings won't stick around long.... Continue reading
Posted Mar 25, 2013 at parchedbigot23's blog
Here are some of yesterday’s posts on TechCrunch Gadgets: TomTom Discovers Apps, Puts Twitter, Yelp And More In The Go Live 1535 M PND Windows 8?s New Explorer: This One Goes To 11 Review: Fujifilm X100 New Zelda And Golden Wiimote To Arrive November 20th Video: New Atomic Clock Reaches... Continue reading
Posted Mar 25, 2013 at parchedbigot23's blog
Yesterday, The Verge uncovered a security breach that allowed malicious users to reset Apple ID passwords with nothing but an email and the user's birthday. Luckily, the process didn't leak out in full before the whole thing was patched up, but now iMore was able to reproduce the hack step... Continue reading
Posted Mar 25, 2013 at parchedbigot23's blog
Hyperkin has developed a reputation for modern takes on legendary game consoles that are often better than the real thing. If true, its just-unveiled Retron 5 is a nostalgia singularity. The hardware emulator can use its namesake five cartridge slots to play original games from no less than nine vintage... Continue reading
Posted Mar 24, 2013 at parchedbigot23's blog
Sticks is another one of those rare games where the intro is actually worth watching. It introduces you to office worker Bob, who is basically a wage slave fantasizing about a better existence. Then, on his way back home from another grueling day at the office, he passes a huge... Continue reading
Posted Mar 24, 2013 at parchedbigot23's blog
The zippy new smartphone won't dethrone Android or put a major dent in Apple's iPhone dominance, but it will make current BlackBerry users happy enough to lay down some cash. INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES (IBM) INTERDIGITAL COMMUNICATIONS Continue reading
Posted Mar 24, 2013 at parchedbigot23's blog
Here are some of yesterday’s stories on TechCrunch Gadgets: Video: ?Eyeborg? Replaces Eye With Functioning Wireless Video Camera IBM Assembles Record 120-Petabyte Storage Array Japanese Company Develops World?s Smallest And Lightest Chargers For Electric Vehicles Hey, Ladies, Would You Like To Look At My VR-Controlled RC Car? Kickstarter: Kammok, A... Continue reading
Posted Mar 24, 2013 at parchedbigot23's blog
If your watch has perpetual oyster movement, tells time in five zones, doubles as a Swiss Army Knife, slice and dices Julianne fries, speaks German and Swahili, and can survive a dunk in the Marianas trench but you don't use those "features" daily, congrats! You're a sucker for marketing. More... Continue reading
Posted Mar 24, 2013 at parchedbigot23's blog
When Twitter started out it was used almost exclusively by geeky tech types, first as a way to stay connected at conferences, and later as a general water cooler to keep in touch, network and exchange ideas, and blow off some steam. Today, Twitter is a massive mainstream mashup where... Continue reading
Posted Mar 23, 2013 at parchedbigot23's blog
Brando is now offering the Mustek S400W iScan Air Wireless Scanner, which will allow you to scan documents to your Mac and iPad/iPhone photo library via WiFi. My first scanner was a Mustek flatbed scanner, which was HUGE compared to this little sheet-fed desktop model. It offers 300 DPI, scan... Continue reading
Posted Mar 23, 2013 at parchedbigot23's blog
A batch of first-party app updates could be incoming for Windows 8 very soon that have nothing to do with Microsoft's cross-platform Blue crush. That's according to CNet's Mary Jo Foley, whose sources have indicated that the refresh, previously rumored to arrive by month's end, would also apply to Windows... Continue reading
Posted Mar 23, 2013 at parchedbigot23's blog
Select Microsoft Connect partners -- major players like HP -- have been given their first taste of Windows 8. According to various sources, the build string currently sits at 7971.0.110324-1900, which is the third milestone build of the successor to Windows 7. So far, there haven't been many details revealed... Continue reading
Posted Mar 23, 2013 at parchedbigot23's blog