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Orange brings Libon to Android, brings picture messaging to iOS version

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As it promised back in November, Libon is crossing the smartphone rubicon and is launching on Android from today. The Orange-backed WhatsApp and Viber-rival brings free calls, messaging and visual voicemail to any handset running Froyo and above. iOS users aren't being left out in the news, as the...
Orange brings Libon to Android, brings picture messaging to iOS version
Walmart now offers iPhone 5 on Straight Talk's no-contract unlimited plans

Apple revisits their iDevice Camera Swipe Controls Invention

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On May 09, 2013, the US Patent & Trademark Office published a patent application from Apple that reveals one of the next chapters for Apple's iPhone. Today's patent reveals an innovative concept that is designed to help users control their incoming calls and voicemail by simply swiping their finger over...
Apple revisits their iDevice Camera Swipe Controls Invention

What ever happened to Google Voice launching in Europe?

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It’s now almost a year since a Google exec told us that the company’s much-praised telephony service Google Voice was being tested in Europe for a future launch. Since that time we’ve heard nothing – so what’s going on? As a reminder, Google Voice offers a central phone number that...
What ever happened to Google Voice launching in Europe?

GreatCall outs Samsung-made Jitterbug Plus, for folks who want a phone without all the smarts

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Adding features to a senior-friendly phone kind of defeats the purpose, but a sleeker design, improved battery life and boosted speaker? Sure, we'll take it. That's what you'll get with the new Jitterbug Plus, a bare-bones mobile phone for users who really only need to make and receive calls,...
GreatCall outs Samsung-made Jitterbug Plus, for folks who want a phone without all the smarts

6 Free Android Apps That Will Make You Drop Your iPhone

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The Android Market may still lag behind the iPhone App Store in terms of variety and quality, but there is something to be said for the Android operating system’s extremely tight integration with existing Google products, and the wide choice of devices and carriers.There’s no question that the iPhone...
6 Free Android Apps That Will Make You Drop Your iPhone

Verizon's "Six Strikes" Anti-Piracy Measures Unveiled

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In 2011 the MPAA and RIAA teamed up with five major Internet providers in the United States to launch the Center for Copyright Information (CCI). The parties agreed to implement a system through which subscribers are warned that their copyright infringements have been monitored by rightsholders. After several warnings ISPs...
Verizon's "Six Strikes" Anti-Piracy Measures Unveiled

O2's TU Go software spreads your phone number across multiple devices

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Between Skype, Google Voice, Viber and several smaller players, there are plenty of platform-agnostic services vying to put your voice through their IP (get it?), and now UK carrier O2 is introducing us to its twist on multi-device communication with TU Go. It's like a marriage of the traditional...
O2's TU Go software spreads your phone number across multiple devices
T-Mobile update expands LTE to unlocked iPhone 5
Have Just A Phone Number? iOS 6 Facebook Integration Can Fill In The Blanks

Report: T-Mobile iPhone baseband update imminent

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Reportedly, T-Mobile is planning on sending carrier updates to unlocked iPhones used on its network on or around April 5. The update should enable LTE and Visual Voicemail to the devices brought to the service. The update will be pushed to iPhones running iOS 6.1 or greater.......
Report: T-Mobile iPhone baseband update imminent

This trick lets you exploit an iOS 6.1 bug to circumvent the iPhone lockscreen

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It’s all rather convoluted, and someone has clearly spent WAY too long messin’ around with their iPhone, but it seems there’s a rather simple trick that lets you partly circumvent the lockscreen on an iOS 6.1 device. The good folk at Gizmodo seem to have spotted this issue first (via...
This trick lets you exploit an iOS 6.1 bug to circumvent the iPhone lockscreen
RadioShack No Contract Wireless leak shows $50 and $60 smartphone plans

Debt Collectors leave Vulgar Voicemail and now owe 1.5 million to victim.

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Debt Collectors leave Vulgar Voicemail and now owe 1.5 million to victim.
SendHub Expands Beyond Messaging, Now Rivals Google Voices With Support For Calls & Voicemail

Slick Google Voice integration may not be Sprint exclusive for long

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Despite it's rocky start, we wouldn't blame you for being a little jealous of Sprint's tight integration with Google Voice. Well, the relationship between the two might not be exclusive for much longer. Vincent Paquet, Product Manager for Google Voice, told CNET in an interview that the web giant...
Slick Google Voice integration may not be Sprint exclusive for long

Call-in Show: Chromebook Pixel pinch secrets

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It’s another edition of the weekly call-in show where we answer your tech questions. We devote this one to Google’s new Chromebook Pixel, which is both impressive and perhaps limiting based on your questions. Or is it? To be a part of the show, just call in and leave a...
Call-in Show: Chromebook Pixel pinch secrets
Apple releases iOS 6.1.3: Lock screen bug squashed, Maps improved

Class Action Racketeering Lawsuit Filed Against Copyright Trolling Porn Companies

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The latest news in the world of copyright-trolling porn companies is that one of the people that the porn world tried to shake down with a trolling attempt has hit back with a racketeering lawsuit, which she's trying to turn into a class action. The woman, Jennifer Barker, received a...
Class Action Racketeering Lawsuit Filed Against Copyright Trolling Porn Companies

5 Push-to-Talk Apps That Turn Your Smartphone Into a Walkie-Talkie

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When was the last time you saw a walkie-talkie? Look in your pocket. Several smartphone apps mimic the walkie-talkie experience of instant push-to-talk communication. iPTT (Free: iPhone) iPTT is one of the App Store's original push-to-talk apps. It's just like a walkie-talkie. It provides one-to-many group communication, one-to-one communication within a...
5 Push-to-Talk Apps That Turn Your Smartphone Into a Walkie-Talkie
Nokia Lumia 900 on AT&T to support Visual Voicemail, but other Windows Phone users may not get it
Nuance buys Ditech Networks for $22.5M to bolster voice technology

Fake Soldiers, Fake Investment Bankers, and Other Online Dating Scammers to Watch Out For

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Last week, Betabeat ran a feature about a common online dating scam: sites that buy and sell profiles to plump up their databases. But as we learned while investigating that story, dubious practices by dating sites are far, far outshone by dubious practices by dating site members. "The number one scam...
Fake Soldiers, Fake Investment Bankers, and Other Online Dating Scammers to Watch Out For

Call in podcast: Samsung smartwatches and Galaxy S 4 features in Galaxy Note 2

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It’s another edition of the weekly call-in show where we answer your tech questions. We start off the show with some commentary on Samsung’s reported smartwatch and then answer questions about a merger between Chrome OS and Android, unsubsidized phones and software updates, Google Reader options and Galaxy S 4...
Call in podcast: Samsung smartwatches and Galaxy S 4 features in Galaxy Note 2

That Massive ‘Jews Against the Internet’ Rally This Weekend Is Not Very Press-Friendly

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Shhhh. After three weeks of getting the run-around (“Uh, I don’t know, call this number”) it seems that the rally of “Jews against the Internet” at Citi Field on May 20 is looking to exclude reporters as well as women. We asked, not The Times? The Post? The Daily News? Nope. In retrospect, we...
That Massive ‘Jews Against the Internet’ Rally This Weekend Is Not Very Press-Friendly

Google Voice gets an ICS update, brings visual voicemail to the missed call log

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To date, it seems that Mountain View has employed a loose definition of the term "integrated," neglecting to offer such Google Voice features as a unified messaging inbox, or an option to access voicemails without switching back to the dedicated app. Well we have some good news for those...
Google Voice gets an ICS update, brings visual voicemail to the missed call log

Location Labs’ Safely Family Locator Hits 1B Location Checks, Partners With T-Mobile

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Location Labs’ Safely, which provides mobile services that help parents ensure the personal security kids’ mobile phones, is revealing that its Safely Family Locator has enabled more than one billion family safety location checks since inception. These “locates” have been initiated by Family Locator subscribers across millions of child phones...
Location Labs’ Safely Family Locator Hits 1B Location Checks, Partners With T-Mobile

No, You Cannot Contact LinkedIn By Phone (LNKD)

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Every couple of weeks, a frustrated reader contacts me asking for a phone number for LinkedIn, insisting that it's impossible to reach a human being -- of any kind, for any reason -- at the career networking giant. It turns out this is true. It is virtually impossible to contact LinkedIn by...
No, You Cannot Contact LinkedIn By Phone (LNKD)
We’re not the only ones carriers are overcharging; cell phone wiretap fees revealed

Google Voice now integrates directly with Ice Cream Sandwich’s visual voicemail

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Google voice just got a small, but nice, upgrade, adding direct integration with Android 4.x Ice Cream Sandwich. This allows you to grab any Google Voice voicemails right inside the visual voicemail view of your ICS device, without having to jump back to the Google Voice app. Previous to this...
Google Voice now integrates directly with Ice Cream Sandwich’s visual voicemail
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