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Lost-and-Found Bluetooth Accessory 'Tile' Passes $1 Million in Pre-Orders

Tile is a Bluetooth Low Energy device that connects to the iPhone to assist users in finding lost items like keys, wallets, computers and more. The company is offering Tiles for $19 each via a Kickstarter-like preordering process.<p>The company has more than 18,500 backers and just passed $1 million …

Google’s $35 Chromecast an unlikely instant hit at product event

It’s standard these days for tech companies to hold flashy press events to showcase upcoming products. Oftentimes, the unveiling of a pricy gadget …

Charitable silent auctions go digital and ditch the pen and clipboard

The silent auction, among the last holdouts to succumb to the digital revolution, is finally giving way.<p>This year, several Colorado charities and …

Gold era waster could fuel cellphones, TV

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Across the West, early miners digging for gold, silver and copper had no idea that one day something else very valuable would be …

Uber brings back on-demand ice cream trucks

NEW YORK—Don’t scream for ice cream. Just pick up your smartphone.<p>Uber, the San Francisco startup known for letting people order private drivers in …

Challenges Facing Fleet Managers in 2013 + Forecast

In the recent <i>State of the Commercial Fleet Market 2013 Report</i>, Automotive Fleet identified the top four challenges facing fleet managers today: fuel …

Survey: far fewer developers are prioritizing smartphone apps over tablet apps

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>Though smartphones still outsell tablets worldwide, tablets are picking up the pace quickly, and mobile developers are noticing …

When I Say Jump … Marissa Mayer Gives Yahoo Employees Up Fitness Bands

It’s clear that CEO Marissa Mayer has been trying to get the employees of Yahoo to start moving faster to innovate. And now, she is also doing it …

T-Mobile launches 4G LTE in Denver, phone-upgrade program and family bundle plan

T-Mobile’s 4G LTE network is live in the Denver area, with the nation’s No. 4 carrier announcing Wednesday that the high-speed network now reaches …

Nokia Keeps Driving Its HERE Maps With Paid Global Sat-Nav App For Other Windows Phones

After picking up another location licensee yesterday in Esri, Nokia is continuing to push its HERE mapping business beyond its own smartphone hardware. Today it’s announcing the forthcoming release of its turn-by-turn sat-nav software with offline global maps, HERE Drive+, for all Windows Phone 8 …

Pearltrees Arrives On Android, Wants To Become The File Manager For The Post-PC Era

Pearltrees, the visual and collaborative library that lets you easily organize and bookmark information in tree-like structures, finally launched its Android app for phones and tablets today. The service started out on the web in 2009 and then came to the iPad in 2011 and the iPhone last year. …

Vodafone opens 4G to new customers

Vodafone's fledgling 4G network is now open to new customers and existing Vodafone customers looking to upgrade to a 4G device.<p><b>When Vodafone switched</b> …

Global mobile advertising topped $8.9B & jumped 83% in 2012, thanks to a global smartphone boom

Advertisement<p>3 Comments<p>Credit: Medialets<p>Wow, never thought those accidental clicks on ads on your smartphones are going to turn into a mega-billion …

Want lower cellphone prices? Expect lousy quality

Everybody seems certain that Canadians pay too much for cellular services. The Wireless Code of Conduct, the blocking of Telus’s acquisition of Mobilicity and new restrictions on the transfer of spectrum are recent shots across the bow of the big three wireless providers by the Canadian …

The Only Smartphones Worth Buying Right Now [RANKED]

Plus, there are a bunch of relatively new devices that have launched in recent months from just about every big name in the smartphone business.<p>Here's what you should be looking at.<p><i>Note: We update this list approximately once a month. Our rankings are based on a variety of factors including design,</i> …

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Future of M2M: Embedded Connectivity by Per Simonsen CEO Telenor Connexion

Machine Learning IoT | December 19, 2011<p><b>Author: Per Simonsen,</b><b>CEO Telenor Connexion –</b><p>When asked my opinion on the future of M2M, it’s always a …

Colorado coffee shops putting limits on power, Wi-Fi use

A warning to Internet-surfing coffee shop patrons: Make sure your computer and phone are charged ahead of time.<p>Customers are finding that power comes …

PSA: Sprint's iDEN push-to-talk network rides into the sunset June 30th

The end of an era arrives Sunday, when Sprint will officially shut the door on its Nextel iDEN push-to-talk service. Subscribers who've held onto the legacy PTT standard with white knuckle grips (and extra fees) will have to switch to its CDMA-based Direct Connect offering for continued chirping …

Front Range Internet outage cuts e-mail service for nearly a week

Tom Pitts, an engineering consultant in Loveland, has been unable to send e-mails to his clients for nearly a week.<p>His small-business e-mail account …

Apple and Google set off video game console war

It wasn’t supposed to happen like this. The console wars were supposed to be a funnel, narrowing until we arrived at the PlayStreamBox U, a single, …

Xcel keeps dead trees off power lines with LiDAR mapping

EAGLE — Mike Zemlock held his helicopter steady about 400 feet above the power line he was following over Rocky Mountain valleys and slopes, while …

Top iPhone apps gone free

Only here can you find the latest and best iPhone apps gone free today. Our proprietary appPicker Minestore™ algorithm finds you the best free iPhone …

10 Ways M2M Will Change Our Lives For The Better

<b>Rise Of The Machines</b><p>The machine-to-machine trend -- or the movement by which devices are wirelessly communicating with one another through the Web, …

CHIME execs: IT-as-a-service could save $11 billion | FierceHealthcare

Healthcare providers could reduce costs by nine percent--$11 billion--over the next three years through the adoption of IT-as-a-service models, …

BlackBerry Secure Work Space Now Available for iOS and Android

BlackBerry continues its new focus on services, as it has announced the launch of Secure Work Space, their new solution built on its BlackBerry …

American Airlines completes roll out of iPad flight bags to all cockpits

After completing testing and replacing traditional flight bags with iPads for some of its fleet, American Airlines today becomes the first commercial airline to transition to paperless cockpits in all of its aircrafts:<p>American Airlines has completed the successful rollout of its industry-leading …

BlackBerry Messenger Going Cross-Platform

One of the longest-running rumors in the smartphone world has been that BlackBerry (RIM, back when this got started) would open up the much-loved …

Microsoft Research releases top notch Network Speed Test app for Windows Phone 8

An interesting idea and a great way to collect data from users about, well, data usage and speed over various network types. Microsoft has been …