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Verizon Wireless launches Share Everything plans

Report: AT&T to start system for blocking stolen devices July 10

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So, someone stole your AT&T Android smartphone—now what? Well, AT&T plans to début a new system July 10 for blocking any stolen device. According to The Verge, which cited a trusted source, the system will block access to voice, data, and SMS should a smartphone or tablet be swiped....
Report: AT&T to start system for blocking stolen devices July 10

Fido switches on LTE, gives Canadians a taste of slightly more budget-minded 4G

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Canadians have had fairly limited options for LTE-based 4G if they didn't want to turn to the three main carrier brands: they could go to a Bell-owned Virgin Mobile, and that's it. While there isn't a truly independent LTE carrier yet, Rogers' lower-cost Fido label has just taken its...
Fido switches on LTE, gives Canadians a taste of slightly more budget-minded 4G

Driven By Apps, Fab's Mobile Sales Leapt On Thanksgiving Day (AAPL, FB)

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Fab, the high-design e-commerce site, did 40 percent of its Thanksgiving Day sales through mobile devices, CEO Jason Goldberg reports. The trend highlights two things: the explosive growth of mobile commerce overall, and the increasing importance of gatekeepers who can drive shoppers to apps. It also reflects shifting consumer behavior....
Driven By Apps, Fab's Mobile Sales Leapt On Thanksgiving Day (AAPL, FB)
Review: Mophie Powerstation Duo charger, a must have for mobile iOS device users

Tapestry Raises $600K To Help Seniors Stay Connected With Their Family

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Many countries are facing a demographic ‘time bomb’, or so we’re told, as people are living longer than ever before. As a result, ‘seniors’ make up a significant (and growing) proportion of the market, and it’s no wonder that startups are beginning to take note notice with products and services...
Tapestry Raises $600K To Help Seniors Stay Connected With Their Family
Verizon Wireless launches Share Everything plans

Siri: No hookers please; we're Chinese

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Chinese Siri users will no longer be able to find prostitutes via Apple's virtual assistant following a reported "uproar" among some iOS device users. Apple has now blocked Siri queries looking for "hookers" or "escorts," a customer service rep confirmed to Chinese newspaper Xinhua. The list of banned queries...
Siri: No hookers please; we're Chinese
Ruckus Wireless designs an open Wi-Fi hotspot with a secure connection

Apple's iOS lineup accounts for 84% of in-flight Wi-Fi traffic from mobile devices

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In-flight Wi-Fi provider Gogo on Thursday reported that iOS device users account for the lion's share of mobile devices accessing the company's ground-to-air Wi-Fi network, with iPhone owners comprising some 73 percent of all traffic originating from smartphones....
Apple's iOS lineup accounts for 84% of in-flight Wi-Fi traffic from mobile devices

Samsung Patent Intros a Wild Concept for Smart Device-Skins

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A new Samsung patent that has been published by the US Patent & Trademark Office reveals an invention that will allow users to take a digital photo or graphic of their choosing and electronically wrap it around their entire device. Users will also be able to change the design at...
Samsung Patent Intros a Wild Concept for Smart Device-Skins
Smartphone data consumption tops tablets for the first time ever

From forum concept to reality: The Auxo Jailbreak tweak sets the standard for iOS app switching

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Multitasking has been a part of iOS for a number of years — coming to third-party apps in 2010 with the launch of iOS 4.0 — but iOS device users have often lamented at the lack of innovation in the implementation of Apple’s app-switching features. In early October, designer @Sentry_NC wowed...
From forum concept to reality: The Auxo Jailbreak tweak sets the standard for iOS app switching

Android users: Buy that Starbucks with PayPal or in the U.K., Canada

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Starbucks continues to show how a brick-and-mortar retailer can offer customers the ease and convenience of mobile payments. On Wednesday, the company updated its Starbucks mobile app for Android with new features, including PayPal support for card reloads, while also expanding support for the app in both Canada and the...
Android users: Buy that Starbucks with PayPal or in the U.K., Canada

Kanex reveals meDrive -- iOS, Windows NAS solution

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Kanex launched today a storage solution for iOS device users -- the new meDrive. The new network attached storage device turns USB storage into a network drive and can be accessed from an iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch, OS X, or Windows. Users can create local cloud storage or extend iOS storage...
Kanex reveals meDrive -- iOS, Windows NAS solution
Video Sharing Startup Vilynx Launches Android, Kindle Fire, And Web Apps For Viewing Videos On Any Device
Samsung plans to launch Facebook competitor

PayPal launches new mobile SDK to allow third-party iOS apps

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PayPal said on Friday that it is rolling out a new mobile software development kit that will let Apple iOS device users make in-app purchases via the company's payment service having to switch apps....
PayPal launches new mobile SDK to allow third-party iOS apps

Amazon launches Cloud Drive Photos app for iPhone

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Amazon today released an iPhone version of its Amazon Cloud Drive Photos mobile app that it originally launched on Android only back in November. Amazon;’s Cloud Drive Photos app for iPhone, like the Android version, will allow users to back up and view photos to their Amazon Cloud Drive...
Amazon launches Cloud Drive Photos app for iPhone
New official Nexus 7 accessories include Rotating Stand Case and magnetic power control

Google turns up location data usage on Android apps

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Amid all the announcements Google is making at the Google I/O conference in San Francisco this week are three APIs that show Google wants to make the most of the sensors in Android devices and will let developers incorporate rich location data into their apps. The first API, called Fused...
Google turns up location data usage on Android apps

Got a new iOS device for the holidays? Try AppHero to find apps

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Over the holidays, the iOS device user base surely grew to new heights with many gifted new iPads, iPhones, and iPod touches. With the growing App Store, it is important for new iOS device users to know which of the many applications are right for them. We have been...
Got a new iOS device for the holidays? Try AppHero to find apps

iTunes 10.6 now available for download, includes support for 1080p videos

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It's not just iOS device users getting a software update today. Apple has also now made iTunes 10.6 available for download, which includes support for 1080p videos to match those available on the Apple TV. You can find it at the link below or download it via Apple's Software...
iTunes 10.6 now available for download, includes support for 1080p videos
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Samsung Puts NFC Stickers In Coffee Bean In Singapore

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Samsung and The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf have placed Samsung-branded NFC stickers in all 51 outlets in Singapore. Their marketing campaign runs from 8 February to 7 March, and will reward Samsung NFC-device users with an upsized drink for tapping the poster and Liking Coffee Bean’s Facebook page after...
Samsung Puts NFC Stickers In Coffee Bean In Singapore

Online Apple Store adds 'Answers from the Community' to product pages

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In an attempt to make product Q&A more social, Apple has launched a new social layer to its online Apple Store that taps into the knowledge base of existing device users that supplements the official FAQ already found on most product pages....
Online Apple Store adds 'Answers from the Community' to product pages

Flomio's FloJack reaches its Kickstarter target, bringing NFC to the iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch

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The FloJack, a pocket-sized NFC reader and writer for iOS devices, has just hit its $80,000 funding target over on Kickstarter. So far 411 backers have pledged $81,858 to Flomio, pushing it over its funding threshold with more than 13 hours to spare. We always thought it was a bit...
Flomio's FloJack reaches its Kickstarter target, bringing NFC to the iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch
Apple kicks off iPad mini event: 3 million new iPods sold, iOS 6 now on 200 million devices

Blockbuster On Demand app finally launches on iPhone & iPad

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Earlier this year Blockbuster relaunched its digital video rental service dubbed “Blockbuster on Demand” by releasing apps for Android, Roku, Samsung Smart TVs, PC & Mac and introducing new features such as 1080p HD streaming and 5.1-channel surround sound. The service hasn’t picked up much steam since relaunching in...
Blockbuster On Demand app finally launches on iPhone & iPad

iOS passcode bug squashed once again with iOS 6.1.3 release

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More than a month after security researchers pointed out a new passcode bug in iOS, Apple has patched it with the release of iOS 6.1.3. The software update, released over the air or via iTunes, is mainly to address the security vulnerability that allowed attackers to get around an...
iOS passcode bug squashed once again with iOS 6.1.3 release
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