Okay, there are a lot of issues with this new smart watch made by the Italians. First of all, the name: “i’mWatch.” I know some people still think the lowercase letter “i” makes everything cool, and maybe it if were iWatch, it wouldn’t be so bad (though still dumb). But “I’m” has nothing about it that’s fresh or interesting or [...]
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AT&T’s exclusivity hold ended with the iPhone 4, so it makes sense for other carriers to pick up on the iPhone craze. Rumor predicts that Apple and Sprint have reached in an agreement to roll out a Sprint iPhone 5. If the rumor is accurate, the Sprint iPhone will have the same customization as the Verizon iPhone, since both carriers [...]
Over at Dezeen Watch Store, which we adore, the new Jak watch, designed by Karim Rashid for Alessi, is on sale. It’s made from one complete piece of polyurethane and comes in green, pink, white, purple, gray and black. Rashid has one of the most consistent and distinctive design aesthetics among contemporary designers, and is startlingly prolific. His contributions to [...]
Despite the never-ending claims that RIM will ultimately fail due to the advent of superior technologies and savvier brand marketing on the part of other companies, its appeal internationally (at least in some quarters) remains undiminished. This weekend London was the site of massive protests that injured two dozen police officers and continues to result in arrests. The riots were [...]
Here’s some boring but techie financial news for you. Strategy Analytics, has proclaimed Apple the world’s top smartphone vendor, with 18% market share. Behind Apple is Samsung, which grew over 500% in the last year making it grab 17% of the global smartphone market. Right behind Samsung is Nokia standing at 15%. Apple’s cash reserve is now bigger than the [...]
Spotify (iPhone, iPad) is free with $9.99 monthly subscription Enjoy music on your cell phone. With over 10 million users in Europe, Spotify finally reaches the U.S. If streaming music on your iPhone, iPad or Android is something you want, then Spotify is right for you. Spotify is available as a desktop version for free; $10 gives you full access [...]
People using taxis and hitting swimming pools may want to be extra careful with their handsets. The mobile security company Lookout recently released a list of where people most commonly lose their cell phones.
How many times have you dropped your smartphone in water and thought that a hairdryer might do the trick? Don’t try to be a triage tech. The first thing you should do is not try to turn your smartphone back on. The second thing is to remove the battery and do the following.