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Verizon's Super-Cookies Are Spying on You Right Now

Mark Weinstein | Posted 04.05.2015 | Technology
Mark Weinstein

The Electronic Frontier Foundation thinks Verizon could be violating a federal law requiring phone companies to keep customer data confidential. My take on all of this is that if nothing else, it's a clear violation of our personal rights.

Should I Get an iPhone and Other Serious Issues on the Mind of a Twenty-Something

Ilana Ross | Posted 08.20.2011 | College
Ilana Ross

I had objected to the iPhone on the basis of the fact that it's dangerously addictive and threatens to obviate all need for human interaction. As it turned out, I was pretty much right.

Amy Lee

3G Versus. 4G: What You Should Know Before You Switch | Amy Lee | Posted 08.19.2011 | Technology

Blazing. Lightning fast. Turbo charged. Those are some of the ways Verizon, AT&T, T-Mobile and Sprint are describing 4G, as they push hard for sma...

The Japanese Emergency and Hyperlocal Governments

Alan W. Silberberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Alan W. Silberberg

The local emergency manager now has the power of a never ending flow of information at their fingertips that can be quickly siphoned and divided into necessary parts.

iPad Killer: Truly, Really, I mean It

Jim Louderback | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Jim Louderback

CES 2011: I'm the first to admit that I fall victim to shiny objects at trade shows, and I regularly call every new tablet an iPad Killer. But now, really, I've found it.

Consumer Reports Won't Recommend iPhone 4

Shelly Palmer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Shelly Palmer

Consumer Reports announced that it cannot recommend the iPhone 4 due to antenna issues. They say that it's a hardware bug, and they don't believe that it is as easily fixable as Apples says it is.

Fring's 3G iPhone Video Chatting App

Shelly Palmer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Shelly Palmer

July 12, 2010 - Today's most interesting stories in technology, media and entertainment: Fring 3G iPhone Video Chat: A recent update to the Fring app...

Motorola Charming T-Mobile with Its Motoblur

Ramon Nuez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Ramon Nuez

It would appear that there is a growing trend in the mobility space. Handset manufacturers are making smart phones socially savvy. I have seen this tr...

Ubiquitous Internet Approaching but Not Here Yet

Larry Magid | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Larry Magid

While current 3G networks are fine for using a smartphone for e-mail, texting and limited Web access, they are not generally adequate for serious use of a computer or iPad-like device.

Are You Sharing Too Much Information?

Shelly Palmer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Shelly Palmer

How much info is too much info? According to Consumer Reports, 52% of American adults are sharing too much private information online.

iPad 3G + WiFi Video Issues

Shelly Palmer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Shelly Palmer

In the wake of Steve Jobs's anti-Flash rant, a new voice has emerged in support of HTML5. Microsoft said that IE9 will play both HTML5 and Flash videos.

FCC To Auction More Wireless Spectrum

Shelly Palmer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Shelly Palmer

President Obama decided to help you get a handle on your digital life. The government will auction off more wireless spectrum to be used for fixed and mobile broadband connections. What?

2G or Not 2G: A Love Story with Technical Difficulties

Tamar Chansky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Tamar Chansky

Unless I find out how to safely archive the treasure trove of bubble-sized missives that ping on arrival, I will remain resolute, the dinosaur clutching tightly to my 2G iPhone.

Mobile Data Plans Are Wrong

Brett King | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Brett King

Gilder's law effectively states that the capacity of a pipe to carry data increases by some 300% every year. So why is data still so expensive?

HTC Evo 4G REVIEWS: What You Need To Know About Sprint's Smartphone

Huffington Post | Catharine Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

The HTC Evo 4G went on sale Friday at, Sprint retail stores, RadioShack, Best Buy and Walmart. Hailed as a potential iPhone killer, the Evo...

The Apple iConcession?

Gil Laroya | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Gil Laroya

The iPad demonstrates that, for many iDevice users, Apple has successfully "taught" them what they do and don't need. Bravo Apple...well played.

Line2 App Sidesteps AT&T For Better Service

Huffington Post | Catharine Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

*See update and video below* UPDATE 12:51PM ET 3/26/2010: CSMonitor reports that the Line2 app was pulled from the app store by its creator after i...

German WiFi Police

Shelly Palmer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Shelly Palmer

Just after Google admitted to gathering data from unsecured wireless networks, the German government is working to make it illegal to have a non-secure wireless network in your home.

iPad Rumors: eBook Pricing, Launch Dates, And Wi-fi

FastCompany | Kit Keaton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The iPad may, or may not be, just 20-odd days away from store shelves, but there's still room for rumors to swirl. The latest ones are actually fascin...

Is Apple's iPad as Revolutionary as Steve Jobs Says?: MediaBytes with Shelly Palmer January 28, 2010

Shelly Palmer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Shelly Palmer

Apple's new iPad is all the rage today, but will it be tomorrow? The iPad will be available in a variety of forms, including 16GB, 32Gb and 64GB, as ...

CES 2010: Ford's Radical Reinvention of the Car Into A 4-Wheel PC

Jim Louderback | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Jim Louderback

It's a brave new car, with digital screens on the dashboard and around the speedometer, plus LCD mood lighting and twitter integration. At CES in Las Vegas, Ford introduced its updated SYNC interface, called MyFord Touch.

CES 2010: Qualcomm vs. Intel in Netbook Smackdown!!!

Jim Louderback | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Jim Louderback

Who needs Intel, Microsoft or even AMD? Not Lenovo, who is hitching its star to Linux and Qualcomm's new Snapdragon line of processors.

Why Derail the Mobile Revolution?

Jonathan Spalter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Jonathan Spalter

There's no doubt that the current smartphone revolution will do for mobile productivity what the PC revolution did for office productivity in the 1990s.

BlackBerry Tour - How Does RIM Stack Up Now?

Washington Post | Dianne See Morrison | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

ow competitive is the smartphone market becoming? Following last week's launch of the Palm (NSDQ: PALM) Pre and the iPhone 3GS comes the roll out of S...

What's Going on with the Apple 3G iPhone?

Philip G. Baker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Philip G. Baker

Is the Apple 3G phone fatally flawed?