One of the primary benefits of being a technology writer is the ability to work in my home office, aka Mobile News Manor (MNM). It is a bustling place, with evaluation gadgets constantly arriving and going back to the vendors. As part of my daily work I spend a fair bit of time testing these gadgets for review, and also looking at new apps for various platforms to streamline my work methods. This column is my look back each week to share pertinent experiences that I believe you might find useful. There is no telling what you might find in this column, but you’ll definitely get a feel for what it is like testing gadgets for a living. Welcome to the Manor. Gadgets come, and gadgets go This week could have been called MiFi week, as a new model not yet publicly available arrived at the Manor. The Novatel folks sent the Sprint 4G MiFi for a test drive, and it is a major improvement over my Sprint Overdrive. The new MiFi is much smaller and dishes out Sprint 4G (WiMAX) when … [Read more...] about This week in Mobile News Manor #13: Moving to MiFi?
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posted on 20 Oct 2010, 01:44 0 1. theGodpapa (Posts: 181; Member since: 15 Dec 2009) wooot vzw bound, with games to boot !! posted on 22 Jan 2010, 13:28 0 2. n0gar2 (Posts: 71; Member since: 19 Oct 2009) I thought that "I-doesn't?" Now that you get something - it does now right? posted on 22 Jan 2010, 14:07 0 4. rjt185 (Posts: 257; Member since: 11 Jun 2009) the iPhone might not. but the iPad just might. ...who the heck knows?! lol posted on 22 Jan 2010, 16:52 0 5. blackirish24 (Posts: 15; Member since: 24 Dec 2008) macbook, iphone, and itablet are all different. Macbook is second to none. everyone knows that..but it's just expensive. Iphone is also nice but it's locked down like fort knox (if apple don't like it ...they delete it off of your phone without you having a choice), Itablet (Islate...whatever it's called) has great potential to be a hybrid netbook/phone combo. Time will tell....But from the news it's looking like a great device if it … [Read more...] about Comments for : More news on the Apple tablet; EA already working on games?
posted on 10 Jun 2016, 10:49 1 1. Gadgety (Posts: 172; Member since: 03 Sep 2012) Just make the screens large, as in 7-8 inches, m'kay. Finally something for me to get excited about the phone scene... in years. posted on 10 Jun 2016, 14:50 0 17. engineer-1701d (unregistered) i wonder if they moved the note release and galaxy line up in order to release flex phones after note line so you get 3 major releases a year every 4 months galaxy s,(april) note (august) and flex line (november or early december) posted on 10 Jun 2016, 10:56 0 3. bossman (Posts: 252; Member since: 27 Jan 2016) Will they do it before Lenovo? posted on 10 Jun 2016, 11:03 2 4. ibend (Posts: 6747; Member since: 30 Sep 2014) lenovo already showcasing their prototypehttp://www.androidauthority.com/lenovo-foldable-smartphone-concept-697706/ posted on 10 Jun 2016, 11:05 0 5. j2001m (Posts: 3014; Member since: 28 Apr 2014) Hm,yes, lenovos was not even real products for customers but … [Read more...] about Comments for : Samsung exec shares news on bendable-screen phones “right around the corner”
posted on 20 Oct 2010, 01:45 0 1. artz1986 (Posts: 453; Member since: 11 Mar 2009) This is all fine and dandy, I'm just wondering if I'd be able to get the new OS onto my 9700...probably, but I'm eager to find out posted on 03 Mar 2010, 19:04 0 2. russellw10 (Posts: 13; Member since: 15 Feb 2010) It sounds good and all but I don't c the point of blackberry using AT&T for this device. Especially since Verizon is so popular right now . posted on 04 Mar 2010, 09:38 0 3. remixfa (Posts: 14605; Member since: 19 Dec 2008) if they do it for ATT, its a hop skip to Tmobile, which means more potential customers than VZW. Also VZW has never carried the "Bold" line. Thats always been a GSM phone. … [Read more...] about Comments for : More news on possible BlackBerry Slider
posted on 29 Aug 2015, 13:52 0 2. darkkjedii (Posts: 27108; Member since: 05 Feb 2011) Why no talk of the features? What are we getting software wise? posted on 30 Aug 2015, 01:27 2 20. mixedfish (Posts: 1370; Member since: 17 Nov 2013) If you can find software updates from a dummy phone, do tell. posted on 30 Aug 2015, 08:32 0 22. darkkjedii (Posts: 27108; Member since: 05 Feb 2011) Your post made no sense at all. posted on 29 Aug 2015, 13:54 4 4. UglyFrank (Posts: 2072; Member since: 23 Jan 2014) Steve Jobs' brain is in a freezer and they asked him what to do "3.5" screen!" posted on 29 Aug 2015, 15:23 14 6. darkkjedii (Posts: 27108; Member since: 05 Feb 2011) Not even remotely funny. Try again. posted on 29 Aug 2015, 15:27 4 7. UglyFrank (Posts: 2072; Member since: 23 Jan 2014) oh im sorry Mr macho, who made you the all knowing comedy genius? 10. darkkjedii (Posts: 27108; Member since: 05 Feb 2011) Just wasn't a funny joke, no … [Read more...] about Comments for : Video shows Apple iPhone 6s display unit, larger Face Time camera; latest news on iPhone 6c
posted on 20 Oct 2010, 01:45 0 1. Fanboys Suck (Posts: 609; Member since: 12 Dec 2008) Why??? Lame... posted on 11 Mar 2010, 19:10 0 6. herbiederb (Posts: 275; Member since: 28 Jan 2010) If N1/VZW is 1Ghz.. this is a FAIL. posted on 11 Mar 2010, 17:46 0 2. 203RichBoy (Posts: 76; Member since: 15 Dec 2009) Atleast it looks different. This over the boring Nexus One anyday, especially if the 1 gb of RAM rumor is true. posted on 11 Mar 2010, 19:09 0 5. herbiederb (Posts: 275; Member since: 28 Jan 2010) 512Mb RAM posted on 11 Mar 2010, 20:31 0 8. DontHateOnS60 (Posts: 872; Member since: 20 Apr 2009) It looks like crap compared to the N1. What the hell is going on with the back cover, and that's a little too much red. But hey, if you're cool with that, who am I to tell you otherwise. posted on 11 Mar 2010, 21:01 0 9. rhomaion (Posts: 187; Member since: 23 Sep 2009) @ 203RichBoy Fail. It doesn't have 1GB of ram. Plus this article clearly … [Read more...] about Comments for : Latest news on HTC Incredible includes underclocked processor
posted on 16 May 2015, 09:20 10 1. JaneChenLong (Posts: 374; Member since: 18 Mar 2015) I think the Kirin OS might be just another android skin, just as color OS. posted on 16 May 2015, 09:35 0 3. Kruze (Posts: 1285; Member since: 30 Dec 2014) There will not be another Android skin from them, what's the point of making another one when there's already the Emotion UI (EMUI) from them? posted on 16 May 2015, 10:18 4 14. SmartNingen (Posts: 48; Member since: 02 Apr 2015) One word: Marketing: "Amazing next generation UI/OS from Huawei! Kirin OS!" posted on 16 May 2015, 09:42 1 6. CAMBODIANPATRIOT (banned) (Posts: 226; Member since: 10 May 2015) still can't compete with iOS tho. Nothing can beat the power of Apple posted on 16 May 2015, 10:08 18 9. Captain_Doug (Posts: 1037; Member since: 10 Feb 2012) *eye roll* posted on 16 May 2015, 10:18 22 13. Kruze (Posts: 1285; Member since: 30 Dec 2014) CAMBODIANPATRIOT is an ultimate troll, trolling … [Read more...] about Comments for : Huawei to produce its own Kirin OS?; more news on Huawei’s Nexus phone
In its original conception, Facebook may have been a way for Harvard students to stay up to date on the news of … other Harvard students, but 12 years later, the social network has become one of the main news sources for millennials. Today, the platform disseminates an enormous amount of information about world events, and publishers have taken advantage of the broad (and ever growing) audience on Facebook to maximize readership and interact with their audiences by way of comments, and more recently, Facebook reactions. A few months ago, Zuck and company gave users the power to do more than just “Like” a post, and now, content marketing agency Fractl has taken a closer look at how readers are reacting to the news on social media.The agency examined the top eight active news publishers on Facebook, specifically looking at the top three posts (ranked by the number of total reactions) for CNN, Fox News, The Huffington Post, The New York Times, USA Today, … [Read more...] about Like it, Love it, or LOL it? How are people reacting to news on Facebook?
Up to this point, we are accustomed to hear the speculations and rumors regarding the early release of Samsung Note 5. As of now, per Samsung sources, Galaxy Note 5 and the Galaxy S6 edge Plus will finally release in a grand event in New York on August 13. Get the Free Tracker App to find a SNES Classic in Stock Previously, both cell phones were believed to launch on August 12th at IFA in Berlin. Samsung's yearning to push the release of Note 5 ahead of schedule is clearly an offer to take some of Apple's limelight, which is planning to release its iPhone 6S and 6S Plus duo. Definitely it is a good step on the part of Samsung; as every one in anticipating Samsung’s releases as much as that of Apple and an early launch will help Samsung gain more popularity(most probably, if the Note 5 lives up to the expectations of people). Business Korea, which initially reveals this news states that: "It is believed that Samsung tries to not only check Apple, which threatens its number … [Read more...] about Samsung Galaxy Note 5 Expected To Be Revealed On 13 August
Next month, a re-entry of a rocket-like object into the atmosphere of our planet will serve as an opportunity for scientists to make crucial observations. All near-earth objects (NEOs) can be studied at length via this methodology. Get the Free Tracker App to find a Nintendo Switch in Stock These include within their purview asteroids and dilapidated satellites. The object has been termed WT11 90F and it has been in an orbital axis around earth for some time. "An object discovered on 3 October 2015, temporarily designated WT1190F by the observers, will enter the Earth's atmosphere on 13 November. It was discovered by the Catalina Sky Survey," ESA said in a statement.“NEO experts have used observational data to estimate the object’s density, which turns out to be much less than that of the solid rocky material that comprises many asteroids,” says Detlef Koschny, responsible for NEO activities at ESA’s Space Situational Awareness (SSA) programme … [Read more...] about Mysterious WTF Rocket Body To Hit Earth On 13 November