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The Number One Activity on Mobile Devices is Search: Results From 6th Annual Neustar Localeze and 15 Miles Survey

The world is going mobile…we all know that because we talk about it all the time. Make sure your website is designed for mobile access so you don’t …

T-Mobile testing 4G LTE in more than eight cities

T-Mobile is quietly testing its forthcoming 4G LTE network in New York, Las Vegas, the San Francisco Bay Area, and other cities, according to OpenSignal, a firm that monitors network coverage.<p>OpenSignal first noticed activity on T-Mobile's unofficial network through a mobile app that collects …

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Apple to Reject Apps That Lack iPhone 5 Support or Use UDIDs Starting on May 1

- Mar 22, 2013<p>In a notice posted yesterday on Apple’s Developer Center, the company has officially announced that they will begin rejecting any newly …

The Exciting Uncertainty At The Intersection Of Content And Commerce

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Mike Jones is CEO of Science, Inc., a Los Angeles-based technology studio; he has no connection to the companies mentioned herein. Follow him on Twitter @mjones.</i><p>Gawker Media made headlines recently when founder Nick Denton offered his full-throated support of sponsored posts and …

TV’s schedule for revolution

The BBC is to launch new dramas exclusively online and Channel 4 has upgraded its catch-up service. Matt Warman reports.<p>Over the course of this week, your TV changed forever. BBC Three announced for the first time that it would put a whole new drama strand online first. Channel 4, meanwhile, …

Kansas City Hosts Hackathon To Develop Apps For Google Fiber

Google Fiber’s promise of Gigabit broadband is tantalizing for tech geeks like me, who dream of using the internet in a superfast way without any delays or waiting. But if it’s to prove itself useful to the rest of the country, there’s a big question that it has to answer: what can you do with …

Apple Acquires Indoor GPS Startup WiFiSlam For $20M

The Wall Street Journal is reporting today that Apple has acquired WiFiSlam, an indoor GPS startup that enables a smartphone to pinpoint its location — along with that of your friends — in realtime up to 2.5 meters in accuracy.<p>Apple paid $20 million to acquire WiFiSlam, although the specific terms …

T-Mobile's new contract-free pricing plans: $70 per month for unlimited data, talk, and text

As expected, T-Mobile has pulled the wraps off a new plan structure that eliminates two-year contracts altogether, part of its upcoming "Uncarrier" initiative to streamline pricing. A base price of $50 per month buys you 500MB of high-speed data (with overage-free throttled data after that), …

How To Get Your Own Wikipedia Page

“I’m on Wikipedia” serves a single, hilarious purpose: to give you your very own Wikipedia page (kinda).<p>Given how wildly popular Wikipedia is — it’s currently the 5th most popular site in the world — it is understandable why many would like to see themselves on the crowd-sourced encyclopedia. …

As T-Mobile Pushes No-Contract Plans, Prices Will Start at $50 Per Month

T-Mobile posted new wireless pricing plans today in advance of a press event on Tuesday where the company is expected to tout its LTE rollout and its …

Thanks Google Keep! EverNote sees uptick in downloads, usage

Advertisement<p>11 Comments<p>When I called Phil Libin, Evernote CEO earlier this morning to chat about Keep, in his typical <i>matter-of-fact</i> manner he …

10 Ways Samsung's Galaxy S4 Is Better Than The iPhone 5 (AAPL)

Samsung announced its latest flagship phone, the Galaxy S 4 earlier this month in New York.<p>Critics have been going wild because the Galaxy S 4 is real competition to Apple's iPhone 5.<p>The Galaxy S 4 is packed with the latest hardware and software features like a 13 megapixel camera, eye tracking …

iTunes Not Exactly Break-Even Anymore

Horace Dediu/Asymco<p>Conceived as a low-margin “break-even” operation intended to drive hardware sales, Apple’s iTunes Store may be evolving into a …

T-Mobile no-contract plans are online, official announcement tomorrow

T-Mobile is expected to announce its new “uncarrier” strategy at a press event in New York tomorrow. Of course, various leaks and information from trusted insider sources means that we know exactly what to expect during the announcement as far as the new no-contract plans are concerned. The …

Digg details its plan to build Google Reader replacement

Earlier this month, Digg announced plans to build a replacement to Google Reader after the search giant revealed plans to shut down the service on …

LinkedIn unifies search to push people to content

LinkedIn today released a new unified search experience to help people dig faster, deeper, and more intelligently through its growing collection of professional content.<p>"We're bringing all of the goodness on LinkedIn -- people, companies, jobs, and groups -- and putting it all together in one …

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iOS 6.1.3 Causing Battery Life Issues For Some Users

Apple made its iOS 6.1.3 update available to the public last week, quashing a lock screen security flaw that allowed a passcode lock to be bypassed with a few simple taps. But the update also introduced a number of problems of its own. Not only do we now have a new lock screen security flaw, but …

Google+ app update: 4 reasons iOS and Android apps are now boss

Today Google has updated apps for both the iOS and Android universe for their social network Google+, showing first and foremost an expansion of each …

GadgetellSolutions Media

18Apr/18<p>As the owner of a retail business, you’ve probably dreamed about getting some extra help. Advertising a retail job for your store(s) can …

Mark Zuckerberg and other tech leaders may be forming Washington lobbying group

Mark Zuckerberg's next project may be creating and funding a super PAC, reports the <i>San Francisco Chronicle</i>. The Facebook CEO is allegedly leading high-profile tech industry pioneers to form a political group that would lobby for education and immigration reform as well as other issues. Zuckerberg …

Prepaid or postpaid?: The fight for your cell phone dollars (Smartphones Unlocked)

<i>This article originally published 11/11/2012 and was updated most recently on 3/25/2013.</i><p>Now that T-Mobile has smashed into the center of the no-contract wireless game, the tussle for your business between the contract and no-contract carrier model is even more urgent.<p>There's no question that the …

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T-Mobile will reportedly detail iPhone plans at its 'Uncarrier' event tomorrow

It looks like the iPhone is finally making its way to T-Mobile. <i>CNET</i> reports that Apple’s flagship device will "play a prominent role" at tomorrow’s "Uncarrier" event, citing an unnamed source familiar with the plans. T-Mobile has been saying that the sought-after phone is on its way to stores this …

Spotify Airs First-Ever TV Commercials For its Music Streaming App (Videos)

- Mar 26, 2013<p>As competition between music streaming apps such as Spotify, Pandora, and iHeartRadio continues to increase, Spotify has taken the …

Qualcomm CEO Paul Jacobs goes up against Steve Ballmer in fight to buy NBA's Sacramento Kings

Qualcomm CEO Paul Jacobs hopes to advance from mobile industry shot-caller to bona fide baller, joining Sacramento mayor Kevin Johnson’s bid to keep the city’s basketball team, the Sacramento Kings, from moving to Seattle. According to an <i>Associated Press</i> report, Jacobs is the latest addition to an …

Arctic P402 Bluetooth headphones promises 30 hours of listening per charge

If you’re in the market for a new set of wireless headphones, Arctic has an interesting new product called the P402. This headset is a larger over …

T-Mobile Aims to Remake Itself With New Network, New Plans and New Devices

After spending months getting its network and business ready, T-Mobile USA is ready to show its new look to the world.<p>The revamped No. 4 carrier is …

iPhone 5S expected to launch late June, says analyst

Apple will likely bring out its next iPhone in late June, projects Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Munster.<p>Assuming that forecast comes true, Munster believes Apple will sell 4 million units of the new phone before the month and the quarter are over. That estimate compares with the 5 million iPhone 5 …

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T-Mobile LTE goes live in several cities before official launch

A few days ago, T-Mobile’s LTE network was detected to be running in a handful of cities around the US. While it wasn’t being seen by everyone, …