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Ooopsie! Blackberry Bold suffers from iPhoneitis?

August 25th, 2008

Apparently the iPhone 3G isn’t the only hot new data device that is suffering some 3G issues. The Blackberry Bold, which has not yet been released in the United States, is reportedly losing its 3G signal and falling back to technology from the days of yore EDGE in lots of places. That’s a little better …

Apple Tops Satisfaction Survey

August 24th, 2008

The iPhone may be looking a little shaky with all of those cracks and dropped calls (yeah, we totally went there), but it appears that an Apple a day keeps the… buyer’s remorse away. The University of Michigan’s National Quality Research Center found that Apple was the number 1-rated in customer satisfaction on the American …

Sprint Brings a Grand Old Party to the Twin Cities

August 23rd, 2008

Showing some love to the GOP, Sprint used a press release to boast shamelessly (no, seriously – they’re really darn proud) about the exciting network enhancements that residents of the Twin Cities will benefit from as a result of the Republican National Convention. In short, “the Twin Cities are awash in expanded capacity”, says Sprint. …

DNVR: a look into the DNC’s l33t Communications System

August 23rd, 2008

Although the winner of the Barack Obama Veepstakes is still a secret (not for long), Motorola is proud to announce that it is the official two-way radio provider of the Democratic National Convention. Why the Democrats are still using two-way radios, we haven’t quite figured out … but Moto tells us that the “mission-critical communication …

Impending BlackBerry shutdown in India?

March 12th, 2008

It looks as if the Indian government is not content with its inability to decrypt their citizens BlackBerry e-mails, and is threatening a shutdown of Research In Motion’s devices in the country as punishment. Business Standard reports that the Indian government desires access to RIM’s proprietary e-mail network, in order to monitor e-mails being sent …

First Facebook, now Barack Obama on BlackBerry

March 9th, 2008

Barack Obama fans, this one is for you – you can now call your phone the BarackBerry. We started the month with the Apple iPhone supporting Microsoft Exchange functionality, and now it appears as if Research in Motion is taking another step towards the consumer market. The maker of the BlackBerry device announced that it …

Apple to allow purchases from your iPhone and iPod

December 28th, 2007

Apple recently applied for a patent to allow users to purchase items through their iPhone. The last major annoucement for the iPhone from Apple was the ability to purchase songs wirelessly and this appears to be the next evolution of the technology. For a couple of years now, Japanese cell phone users have been able …

Texts keep you posted

December 28th, 2007

  It’s an annoyance to keep checking a site or your RSS reader every now and again to stay on top of the latest news, right? Instead, wouldn’t it be great if you could just receive a text message every time it’s updated? It’s Web-Alerts.com, and what it does is let you punch in a …

Facebook and Match.com team up to get you stalked

December 19th, 2007

In case the world of Internet strangers wasn’t scary enough, Match.com has now added a new feature to their service, called Little Black Book. Clever name, and definitely out-of-the-box thinking. With it, Match.com members can be linked through Facebook with other singles looking for love. And, as expected, it will also hook you up with singles …