Verizon's best kept secret: unlimited data for $30

Verizon's best kept secret: unlimited data for $30
Fox News
Verizon last year eliminated all-you-can use data on its two-year contract plans, but kept the option for its prepaid smartphone customers. Opt for a prepaid phone at Verizon and you can add unlimited data for $30 a month. What's the catch? No iPhone.

Android Phones Will Keep Getting Exploited, Researchers Say
By Loek Essers, IDG-News-Service:Amsterdam-Bureau Android is still the most attractivesmartphone OS for malevolent hackers, so devices based on the platform will continue to get compromised, researchers said at Black Hat Europe Friday.

Small crowd clamors for Wi-Fi-only version of new iPad at Wal-Mart
By Matt Hamblen Computerworld - Will the new iPad with 4G LTE wireless service be as popular as the less expensive version that's Wi-Fi-only? It's a question on the minds of many analysts. They have often reported that Wi-Fi-only tablets of various ...

Nokia, RIM Rank Lowest In Smartphone Satisfaction
By Eric Zeman InformationWeek Battery life, it turns out, is one of the most critical factors in winning the hearts and dollars of smartphone buyers, reports JD Powers and Associates. Smartphones that have crummy battery life rate low in owner ...

iPhone Tops Smartphone Satisfaction Survey (Again)
PC Magazine
By Leslie Horn For the seventh consecutive year, Apple is sitting atop JD Power and Associate'ssmartphone satisfaction survey. The survey found that most mobile users consider battery life to be one of the most important factors in their choice of ...

Android app developers criticise Google for late payment
BBC News
He noted that he had been previously been able to contact a staff member at Apple when there had been an issue with one of his apps on the firm's iOS platform - but said in this instance it had proved impossible to reach a Google representative.

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New iPad vs. Android Tablets: Is It Game Over?
Here's our take on how Apple matches up with the best of the Android tablets. By Melissa J. Perenson, PCWorld The third-generation Apple iPad is here, and we've tested it next to our bestAndroid tablets--the Asus Transformer Prime TF201 and the ...

Wi-Fi hotspot
Joining a carrier Wi-Fi hot spot on your smartphone or tablet will soon be as simple as turning on your device. That means no more scrolling through lists of available Wi-Fi networks, and no more typing passwords to join networks.

iPhone Tops JD Power's Smartphone Customer Satisfaction Survey
In the smartphone category, Apple, with a rating of 840 out of 1000 points, was followed by HTC, with four circles and a rating of 793. Samsung and Motorola took third and fourth places, each with three circles and ratings of 789 and 758, respectively.

Motorola Solutions Ready to Cash in on Public Safety Broadband Spending
Motorola Solutions could benefit meaningfully from the recent Congressional approval of a payroll tax bill that allows the The Federal Communications Commission to conduct an auction of TV airwaves for wireless purposes. The bill that was passed last ...

Can I keep my unlimited data plan with the new 4G LTE iPad?
CNET (blog)
I also share some good news with an AT&T iPhone subscriber who is worried that once a 4G LTE iPhone is introduced that he might lose his unlimited data plan. I have the iPad (first generation) with AT&T. I am grandfathered into the unlimited 3G data ...

Hands-On With The New iPad & Why To Consider a Wi-Fi Only Version
Of course, you'll pay more up to if you want more storage or a model equipped with a cellular modem that can now access AT&T and Verizon's higher speed 4G networks at speeds that are comparable good Wi-Fi connections. The 64 GB Wi-Fi +4G model costs ...

Sprint Cancels Contract With LightSquared
PC Magazine
By Mark Hachman Sprint said Friday that it had terminated its contract with LightSquared, yet another blow to the hopes of the LTE carrier. Sprint's original contract allowed it to terminate its relationship with LightSquared if "certain conditions" ...

Sprint terminates contract with LightSquared
LightSquared, owned by Philip Falcone's Harbinger Capital Partners hedge fund, is trying to enter the wireless market as a wholesale provider of 4G service to battle giants like Verizon (VZ, Fortune 500) and AT&T (T, Fortune 500).

German Courts Prove Popular For Smartphone Litigation
Wall Street Journal (blog)
By Harriet Torry Your smartphone is more than just a communication device. It's a market it itself, and a lucrative one. Protecting and accessing the patents behind such devices has become a high-stakes negotiation, with many companies turning to the ...

Walmart stock of new iPad limited to 16GB & 32GB Wi-Fi, 64GB AT&T LTE 4G
Apple Insider
By AppleInsider Staff In a sign that Apple is rationing supply of the new iPad among third-party resellers, retailer Walmart is only carrying the 16- and 32-gigabyte Wi-Fi models at launch, along with the 64-gigabyte AT&T LTE 4G model.

Apple iPad Wi-Fi + 4G 16GB (2012)
With its much-touted Retina Display, better graphics and 4G support, is the new Apple iPad a worthy successor to the iPad 2? S/n Audio Video Sub text 1 CNET Asia 'video' logo 2 Apple's new iPad has arrived. The company calls it Resolutionary for its ...

TEDTalks Joins Netflix, Launches Android App
PC Magazine
Now the organization has ratcheted up its profile as a education and inspiration content channel by partnering with Netflix and offering a slick new Android app. Yesterday's Netflix announcement revealed a new variation on the TED format called ...

Tipard All Transfer Products Get Update: Totally Support iOS 5.1
MarketWatch (press release)
BEIJING, March 16, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- A few days ago, Apple updated its iOSagain, this iOS 5.1 software update contains improvements and bug fixes, including: Japanese language support for Siri, Redesigned Camera app for iPad, ...

iPhone again scores top spot at customer satisfaction
Apple is still the reigning champ in satisfaction among smartphone users, says JD Power. But HTC and Samsung are also faring well. by Lance Whitney March 16, 2012 7:06 AM PDT Follow @lancewhit iPhone owners are the happiest among smartphone customers, ...

Apple iPad (March 2012, 32GB, Wi-Fi, black)
I really enjoy mine, but I do see that Haleron has a new 9.7 inch tablet with 10+ hours of usability and Android 4.0. They call it the Antares, nice styling BTW. ... Expand full review Quickly sign in with: or Log in or create an account to post a ...

Security Fail: Apple iOS Password Managers
Claims of military-grade encryption on smartphones are vastly overstated by almost every maker of Apple iOS password safes, say researchers at Black Hat Europe. By Mathew J. Schwartz InformationWeek To riff on the old Steve Martin joke about cats: Do ...

Samsung NX20 WiFi camera leaks
Just a couple of days ago Samsung and Panasonic both revealed that they were mulling the idea of a smart camera, able to run Android and integrate with social networks via WiFiconnectivity. Now a leak from Dutch website Focus Media suggests that a ...

Google apps on ICS Android tablets crash more often than others
ZDNet (blog)
When the first Android tablet appeared on the scene the newly minted Honeycomb was not up to the task. The Motorola XOOM crashed every few minutes no matter what app was running. Over time Google got Honeycomb stabilized and the tablet was much better ...

Survey: Smartphone Users Unhappy With Battery Life
A new report by JD Power and Associates finds that the poor battery life of 4G-capable smartphones is driving down consumer ratings, as smartphone users are increasingly placing high demand on functionality of their devices.


Android Tablets and Windows 8: Let the Games Begin
But these dedicated devices do not necessarily display a recognizable Android or iOS face. Mainstream enterprise relies on Microsoft's Active Directory as a back-end on their corporate networks, noted Peter Lee, engagement manager and desktop ...

Can Android Dethrone the iPad as Tablet King?
If you look at the smartphone market, the idea of Android and iOS ruling with comparable shares seems reasonable. Market-share estimates vary, with some figures saying Apple is thesmartphone king while others say Google is top dog.

Verizon Gets Aggressive With LTE
NEW YORK (Trefis) -- Verizon(VZ) may have been the first to launch its 4G LTEnetwork more than a year ago, but customers haven't taken to the new high-speed technology in meaningful numbers yet. Earlier, the company's CFO Fran Shammo had said that ...

ElcomSoft: Smartphone Password Managers Not Secure
PC Magazine
The report points out that entering a proper strong password on a smartphone is much more difficult than on a PC's keyboard. If you repeatedly type a complex password on the PC keyboard, your fingers learn it. That's not so easy with the tiny ...

Asus Eee PC netbook gets unofficial Ice Cream Sandwich | Android ...
By Michael Crider
Around Android circles Asus is known for its Transformer series of tablets. But in the computer ...WiFi and the input devices seem to be working well enough, including the volume buttons and the Escape key subbing for Android's Back button.
Android Community

Android Overload: Sprint To End $65 Million Deal With ...
By Chris Chavez
Today, we brought you a ton of Android news but in case you needed a little bit more… we've stock piled the ones that we didn't feature on our front page, here — in the Android Overload. Enjoy. Ex-Google employee says Google+ focus ...
Android Phone Fans

Californians Sue Google Over Faulty Android Apps | paidContent
By Jeff Roberts
Two Android phone users who purchased defective products from Google's app-store have filed a lawsuit, saying the company's 15-minute refund window is unfair. Los Angeles man Dodd Harris says he purchased “Learn Chinese Mandarin ...

Updated Kindle iOS App Appears Just In Time For The New iPad ...
By Chris Velazco
I've been begun to use it more than my trusty Kindle, and thanks to the timely 3.0 update for theiOS Kindle app, organizing and managing all of those books I've bought feels a lot snappier. Take navigating your archived books, for example.

I0n1c hints at iOS 5.1 jailbreak for the iPad 2 | TUAW - The Unofficial ...
By Kelly Hodgkins
I0n1c posted up a few images to his Twitter account that supposedly show a jailbroken iPad 2 running iOS 5.1. This is ... This is only a proof concept that suggests the individuals working on the A5 jailbreak for iOS 5.1 are making progress.
TUAW - The Unofficial Apple Weblog

Motorola Turn domain names registered | Ubergizmo
By George Wong
Motorola Mobility logo It looks like Motorola has something new up its sleeves called theMotorola Turn – at least according to the latest batch of domain names registered by the company. We have yet to come across any mention of the name ...

Malicious Android application stealing banking credentials | The ...
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No 4G chip magic in the iPad, just a big battery — Mobile ...
By Kevin C. Tofel
There's no special chip magic helping to boost the battery life for the 4G tablet. Most LTE devices to date have struggled to offer more than 4 to 5 hours of battery life while using LTE networks, save the Motorola Droid Maxx, which does so the ...

Free iOS game 'Zombie Jombie' is GREE's first original American ...
By JC Fletcher
GREE's new San Francisco studio has released its first game, and if you just got used to the word "GREE," get ready for another doozy. The free-to-play iOS card game Zombie Jombie gives you a deck of cards representing your very own ...

Great Android Apps
By Steve Kovach
Rhapsody is now ready for Android tablets Rdio, another streaming music service, has a newAndroid app too Norton Safety Minder lets you put parental controls on your phone Microsoft OneNote is a decent Evernote alternative Readability more than makes up for Instapaper's absence in the Android Market TED's new Android app ... So instead of a regular Apps of the Week like we do with iOS apps, we're taking a different approach. .... Here's How To Get Free Wi-Fi From Any Hotel ...
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Android 4.0 reportedly coming to Nexus S in 'the next few weeks'
By Dan Graziano
It seemed as if Google had all but forgotten about its once beloved Nexus S. The company's previous flagship handset was slated to receive an Android 4.
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Customers unhappy with battery performance of 4G LTE phones
By George Tinari
The data J.D. Power and Associates collected shows that dissatisfaction with battery life alone on LTE smartphones “greatly impacted” overall satisfaction of the phones. 4G smartphoneowners gave their devices a rating of 6.1 out of 10 on ...

Only Python: Python for iOS: first look
By André
Python for iOS: first look. Jonathan Hosmer has put together a nice app Python for iOS, bundling a Python interpreter, a basic editor with output window, the documentation for Python 2.7 and links to a discussion forum. While it is a bit limited, ...
Only Python

The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: Apple, QUALCOMM, Motorola ...
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The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: Apple, QUALCOMM, Motorola Mobility Holdings, Microsoft and Dick's Sporting Goods-The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: Apple, QUALCOMM, Motorola Mobility Holdings, Microsoft and Dick's Sporting Goods. ... Though both the companies continue to fight tooth and nail for dominance in the tablet and smartphone markets, their business ties appear to be just as strong. For Apple, this makes perfect sense, given that supply constraints have always ...
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SoundCloud - Android Apps on Google Play
Record, listen and share your sounds with the official SoundCloud Android app Capture and share your sounds on-the-go with the official SoundCloud app for ...

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