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Chris Brown Could Face Jail Time For Allegedly Stealing A Fan’s iPhone
February 25, 2012 – 2:52 pm | No Comment
Chris Brown Could Face Jail Time For Allegedly Stealing A Fan’s iPhone

If this latest story is true, we are definitely blowing some serious shade your way, Breezy.

According to an incident report filed by the Miami Beach Police Department, Chris Brown has been accused of a “robbery by …

Your Smartphone Might Be Making People Hate You
February 22, 2012 – 2:01 pm | No Comment
Your Smartphone Might Be Making People Hate You

When you read the headline for this post, what do you immediately think? Probably that this is another one of those iPhone versus Android stories. Well, guess what? You’re wrong. In fact, this post isn’t …

Is The iPhone Like A Chipotle Burrito?
February 12, 2012 – 11:22 am | 16 Comments
Is The iPhone Like A Chipotle Burrito?

Slate writer Matthew Yglesias makes a somewhat convincing argument for the innovative genius of the Chipolte chain of burrito joints by comparing the company to tech luminaries Apple. But his article has inspired plenty of …

Android Alternative To Siri Is Controversial On Abortion, Race, And Rape
February 9, 2012 – 11:23 am | 3 Comments
Android Alternative To Siri Is Controversial On Abortion, Race, And Rape

News spread yesterday that Iris, an Android alternative to iOS’s voice-recognition “personal assistant” Siri, was offering consistently odd answers to questions on controversial topics including race, religion, and abortion. The heart of the problem appears …

Mobile Phone Habits: Talking On The Toilet
February 1, 2012 – 9:39 am | 2 Comments
Mobile Phone Habits: Talking On The Toilet

Smartphone users are getting intimately attached to their mobile devices, a new study shows. The New York Times reports on a recent survey entirely about mobile phone usage on the toilet; and it says that …

Apple Set A Record By Making More Than $46 Billion In The First Quarter Of 2012
January 25, 2012 – 2:50 pm | No Comment
Apple Set A Record By Making More Than $46 Billion In The First Quarter Of 2012

Say what you want about the economy, the lack of “spending money” that people have, or the effect of the death of Steve Jobs. But one thing is clear: Apple, Inc. is still open for …

Forget Words With Friends, Play Scramble With Friends!
January 24, 2012 – 11:09 pm | 6 Comments
Forget Words With Friends, Play Scramble With Friends!

We used to think that scrambled letters and crossword puzzles were to keep old ladies busy during soap opera commercial breaks. Leave it to social network gaming developer Zynga to show us that we couldn’t …

A New App Will Let You Unlock Your iPhone With Facial Recognition
January 11, 2012 – 3:02 pm | 2 Comments
A New App Will Let You Unlock Your iPhone With Facial Recognition

Now, this is cool. It’s obviously very important to lock your smart phone. If you’re not doing it now, start doing it ASAP. Five years ago, all a thief might be able to get off your …

A Chinese Company Is Selling A Really Creepy Steve Jobs Action Figure
January 4, 2012 – 1:31 pm | No Comment
A Chinese Company Is Selling A Really Creepy Steve Jobs Action Figure

Was Steve Jobs your hero? Did you worship him? Would you do anything to keep his memory alive? Then you’re going to want to find a way to get your hands on this brand-new Steve …

Christmas Smartphone And Mobile Device Activations Hit Record High; Did Apple Top Android?
January 2, 2012 – 10:49 pm | No Comment
Christmas Smartphone And Mobile Device Activations Hit Record High; Did Apple Top Android?

Mobile research firm Flurry Analytics reports that 6.8 million combined Android and iOS devices were activated on Christmas Day this year. Some experts, using the little data available and a lot of estimation, say Apple …

JJ Abrams’ Bad Robot Productions Releases “Action Movie FX” App
January 1, 2012 – 1:12 pm | One Comment
JJ Abrams’ Bad Robot Productions Releases “Action Movie FX” App

You’d think J.J. Abrams would be busy producing Alcatraz, Person of Interest, Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol, and working on upcoming sequels to Cloverfield and his Star Trek reboot. But somewhere in there, Abrams and his …

Apple Might Be Working On A Battery That Could Last You A Few Weeks Per Charge
December 28, 2011 – 1:01 pm | One Comment
Apple Might Be Working On A Battery That Could Last You A Few Weeks Per Charge

We have very few complaints about most Apple products. Sure, we wish the iPhone 4S did more than just provide us with Siri. We also wish they’d hurry up and give us some details on …

How Cool Is This Vans “Waffle Sole” iPhone Case?
December 24, 2011 – 7:02 pm | No Comment
How Cool Is This Vans “Waffle Sole” iPhone Case?

Okay, so this post isn’t technically about sneakers. But we get the feeling that you won’t mind. That’s because this brand-new Vans “Waffe Sole” iPhone Case, which is designed to look like the bottom of …

Are iPhones Attracting More Crime? NYC Robbers Ignore Androids And BlackBerrys
December 19, 2011 – 11:33 am | No Comment
Are iPhones Attracting More Crime? NYC Robbers Ignore Androids And BlackBerrys

An NBC affiliate in New York is reporting that a string of muggings against Columbia University students showed an interesting pattern: the thieves demanded iPhones or cash, turning down Android devices and other smartphones.

Twice at …

Will Apple Have To Stop Selling iPhones and iPads After Losing A Motorola Lawsuit?
December 17, 2011 – 12:05 pm | 2 Comments
Will Apple Have To Stop Selling iPhones and iPads After Losing A Motorola Lawsuit?

A German court preliminarily ruled against Apple last week, declaring that they had violated a patent owned by Motorola Mobility. Apple must now successfully appeal the decision, or remove the patented function from all of …

iPhone 5 Display Rumors Are Still Around; iPad 3 Rumors Rev Up
December 8, 2011 – 9:28 am | 6 Comments
iPhone 5 Display Rumors Are Still Around; iPad 3 Rumors Rev Up

Guess what? Those rumors about the iPhone 5 having a 4-inch display: they’re still around, despite the surprise of the iPhone 4S. And with that latest advance unveiled, attention is turning to Apple’s next generation …

Carrier IQ: How To Check For It On Your Phone
December 5, 2011 – 11:49 am | One Comment
Carrier IQ: How To Check For It On Your Phone

Trevor Eckhart, a 25-year-old systems administrator in Connecticut, revealed last week that a popular program called CarrierIQ is capable of recording almost all of the keystrokes entered into a phone, including text messages, emails, and …

Gmail For iPhone Debuts After False Start
December 3, 2011 – 2:42 pm | No Comment
Gmail For iPhone Debuts After False Start

Google unveiled their Gmail app for iOS recently, after an earlier version was pulled almost immediately.
The first Gmail app contained a bug regarding notifications; but several reviewers also complained that the interface did little to …

GTA: Chinatown Wars and GTA Mac Holiday Sale
November 23, 2011 – 5:25 pm | 4 Comments
GTA: Chinatown Wars and GTA Mac Holiday Sale

Rockstar Games just announced a special holiday sale for Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars for iPad/iPhone, as well as Grand Theft Auto III, Grand Theft Auto: Vice City and Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas for …

Is Samsung’s $50 Smartphone An “iPhone Killer”?
November 17, 2011 – 10:47 am | No Comment
Is Samsung’s $50 Smartphone An “iPhone Killer”?

Microsoft unveiled their latest Windows phone last week with the Samsung Focus Flash. While it’s sleek design and speedy processor are getting positive reviews, most attention is going to its price tag: $50.
Smartphone prices have …

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