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CONTEST: Share Your Phone’s Home Screen for a Chance to Win a $20 ZAGG Gift Card

According to Nielsen, at the end of 2013, the average consumer has 27 third-party apps downloaded and installed on their smartphone. Of those, you’ll find games, productivity tools, apps for music and video streaming, budgeting and mobile banking apps, and more. The home screen on your phone — specifically the first one — is the [...]

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T-Mobile’s UnCarrier 8.0: Data Stash Lets You “Rollover” Unused Data

Joohn Legere and the team at T-Mobile have done it again. They’ve taken feedback from current customers and potential future switchers and alleviated yet another customer pain point: data overages. According to Legere, the wireless industry in the U.S. raked in more than $1.5 billion (with a b) last year in data overages and up-charges. [...]

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Tim Cook Named ‘Person of the Year’ by Financial Times

While he didn’t clench the crown from TIME Magazine, 2014 won’t end on a disappointing note for Apple CEO Tim Cook. The Financial Times has named Mr. Cook, 54, their Person of the Year, citing his leadership skills, financial successes at Apple, and his powerful essay that appeared in Bloomberg Businessweek about his sexuality. Here [...]

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Your Kids Will Be Excited: Google Has Updated its ‘Santa Tracker’ Website and Apps

Just in time for the holidays, Google has updated the Santa Tracker website and mobile apps. Well, the Android version anyway. There isn’t currently a version of the app available for iPhone users. Each day closer to Christmas, you’ll be able to check back to see the progress of Santa and the reindeer as they [...]

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[Apps] The One Big Reason DROP is the Coolest New Way to Enjoy Music With Your Friends

First, let me get this out of the way: DROP is not a replacement for iTunes, Rdio, or Spotify. It works with those existing services you already use. In a nutshell, DROP lets you choose the music your friends listen to. It’s powered partly by Twitter, which adds a social sharing layer to the mix. [...]

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Iowa Wants to Put Your Drivers License on Your Smartphone, But is it Really a Good Idea?

Back in September, we told you about the 31 states that currently accept digital versions of vehicle proof of insurance cards right on your smartphone. If you find yourself on the side of the road with the berries and cherries behind you, it’s easy enough to provide a current insurance card with any of the [...]

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T-Mobile Says Its New Unlimited Family Plan is the Only One of its Kind in America

Leave it to John Legere to throw us all for one last loop before the end of the year. T-Mobile’s CEO isn’t a fan of data plans that require families to “share” a bucket of data each month. When John Legere isn’t a fan of something, the entire connected world hears about it and then [...]

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Lamborghini is Making a Flagship Spec’d Smartphone; Low Ballers Need Not Inquire

When it comes to things like this, that old saying rings true: if you have to ask how much it costs, you probably can’t afford it anyway. In fact, we can’t even tell you how much Lamborghini’s new smartphone, dubbed the Tauri 88, will potentially set you back because they haven’t even announced a price [...]

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Meet People and Technology Behind the Scenes Who Make Google Maps So Great

Wired reporter Greg Miller recently got a behind the scenes look at the huge operation that makes Google Maps possible. It’s actually quite fascinating. Street View, which launched in 2007, was conceived as a way to improve the user experience by letting people see what the area around their destination looked like, says Brian McClendon, [...]

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Verizon Now Offering $25 Monthly Discount For NOT Upgrading Your Smartphone

One of the lines on my Verizon family plan just became eligible for an upgrade. It’s been exactly 24 months since my mom got her iPhone, and Verizon sent over an email today letting her know she could go get a bright, shiny new phone at the discounted, on-contract price. Or, she could opt for [...]

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