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Jason Gilbert

Which Company Makes The Worst Smartphones In America?

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Gilbert | Posted 09.19.2012 | Technology

About two weeks ago a good friend of mine, in the midst of the stressful process of buying a new smartphone, asked me a question I'd never before cons...

LG Launches New Smartphone 1 Week After The iPhone 5 Goes On Sale

Reuters | Posted 11.17.2012 | Technology

SEOUL (Reuters) - LG Electronics Inc unveiled its latest high-end smartphone packed with powerful hardware upgrades on Tuesday, as the struggling Sout...

If the Internet of Things Will Be So Big, Why Is It Still a Mystery?

W. David Stephenson | Posted 11.13.2012 | Technology
W. David Stephenson

If the "IoT" has such short-term promise (not to mention its long-term transformational impact on every aspect of our society and economy), why does the very term, let alone the examples that are already making it a reality, remain such a mystery in the U.S?

In-Store Navigation Is Finally Here

Daniel Burrus | Posted 11.12.2012 | Business
Daniel Burrus

The retail drug store Walgreens has been working with a company called aisle411 to develop an in-store navigation system customers can use on their sm...

The Headache of 'Social' Technology

Linda Miller | Posted 11.11.2012 | Technology
Linda Miller

If the measuring criterion is "anything that makes life easier," technology has failed miserably.

Jason Gilbert

FRIENDLY REMINDER: You Have 2 Days To Sell Your Old iPhone

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Gilbert | Posted 09.12.2012 | Technology

On Wednesday, September 12, at about 12:45 EST, two important, related things are going to happen: 1. Apple CEO Tim Cook will introduce the new iPh...

How The iPhone Became King Of Smartphones In The U.S.

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 11.10.2012 | Technology

Since Verizon Wireless broke AT&T's exclusive grip on the iPhone last year, several other phone carriers now offer Apple's popular smartphone. On Mond...

BUSTED!

The Huffington Post | Britney Fitzgerald | Posted 09.06.2012 | Technology

Nokia just learned an important lesson: Don't try and fool the internet. The struggling smartphone maker on Wednesday took the wraps off the Lumia...

Jason Gilbert

Is Nokia The World's Most Innovative Smartphone Maker?

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Gilbert | Posted 10.02.2012 | Technology

Let us list the great innovators of our most recent century: In fiction, James Joyce; in popular music, John Lennon; in film, Stanley Kubrick; in porn...

Motorola Shows Off Three New RAZRs

The Huffington Post | Jason Gilbert | Posted 09.05.2012 | Technology

"The new Motorola starts today," new Motorola CEO Dennis Woodside boldly proclaimed at a New York City event on Wednesday. And what, you might wonder...

Nokia Unveils New Phone

The Huffington Post | Jason Gilbert | Posted 09.05.2012 | Technology

"This is Lumia, and it's time to switch." At an event Wednesday morning in New York City, Nokia introduced its newest top-of-the-line smartphone --...

Are You Ready For Some New Smartphones?

The Huffington Post | Jason Gilbert | Posted 09.05.2012 | Technology

Are you ready for some smartpho-o-o-o-o-nes??? Today (Wednesday, September 5) is a special day in tech, as both Motorola and Nokia have events on t...

Nokia's Last Hurrah

Reuters | Tarmo Virki and Sinead Carew | Posted 11.04.2012 | Technology

* Seen as last major shot at winning back market share * Lumia phones to run on latest Windows Phone software * New phon...

When to Use Your Smartphone Camera and When to Use Your Digital Camera

Women & Co | Posted 11.04.2012 | Technology
Women & Co

Have you ever wondered when you can simply use a smartphone to take a picture, and when you should use a proper camera?

2012: The Year China Buys More Smartphones Than The U.S.

Reuters | Posted 10.30.2012 | Technology

NEW YORK (Reuters) - China will overtake the United States as the world's biggest smartphone market this year, according to research firm IDC, which e...

Remembering What's Changed In 25 Years Of Travel

Posted 08.29.2012 | Travel

Conde Nast Traveler turns 25 this September, and the magazine has pulled out all the stops on a fascinating infographic that shows the myriad changes ...

The Deadly Tin Inside Your Smartphone

Businessweek | Posted 08.24.2012 | Technology

Rosnan worked among thousands of Indonesians who wield pickaxes and buckets each day on Bangka Island, extracting the tin that becomes the solder that...

A Smartphone Keyboard You Don't Even Have To Look At

BuzzFeed | Posted 08.24.2012 | Technology

Fleksy claims to have "probably the most powerful text prediction engine," which might be true but distracts from the fact that it's very similar in o...

Questions Every Parent Should Ask about Kids and Technology

Scott Steinberg | Posted 10.21.2012 | Parents
Scott Steinberg

For parents hoping to make technology a healthy part of life for kids, it's essential to not only speak with children about online safety and digital citizenship, but also make it a running conversation.

The No. 1 Thing People Do With Their Smartphone Is..

AllThingsD | Posted 08.21.2012 | Technology

For instance, while I’m not surprised to see more than 90 percent of respondents choosing “access information” as their most common activity on ...

FCC Has Options to Make Verizon Cable Deal Better for Internet Users

Edward J. Black | Posted 10.20.2012 | Technology
Edward J. Black

Congress and the FCC have put themselves at this juncture where they now have to choose between taking strong steps the biggest companies abhor, in order to enable competition -- or actually regulating a broadband monopoly.

What's Protecting Your eWallet?

Daniel Burrus | Posted 10.17.2012 | Technology
Daniel Burrus

Increasingly, we'll see biometrics being used on our phones and tablets, and on all our computing devices as we make the switch from the leather wallet to the digital wallet.

84% Of You Couldn't Go A Single Day Without Your Smartphone

The Huffington Post | Jason Gilbert | Posted 08.16.2012 | Technology

Are you an email-obssesed zombie-person who reflexively checks his or her smartphone every 10 minutes, not because you felt a vibration or because you...

More Computing Power Than The Apollo 11

Techland | Posted 10.16.2012 | Technology

Just as remarkable as the power of mobility, over everything from love to learning to global development, is how fast it all happened. It is hard to t...

Online Games for Kids: Essential Safety Lessons

Scott Steinberg | Posted 10.15.2012 | Parents
Scott Steinberg

While parents of online game-playing children often focus on time and search limits, of equal concern to them should be establishing standards of online behavior for their children.