Is iMessages a text service, or an IM service? (via @jkhowland)

Everyone in my family got iPhones when it became available on Sprint. One of the things I was most excited for was iMessages. Almost everyone I text has an iPhone. Communicating with the Messages App iMessage merges with your text messaging on iOS, and your instant messaging on your computer in iMessages beta. We have [...]

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White iPad or Black iPad? (via @jkhowland)

So you’re trying to decide if you should get a white or black iPad huh? Maybe thinking about getting a white iPhone next time? If you want some advice, here are a couple of the most popular arguments: Arguments I hate – “The white iPad in practice does not make sense. the ipad is used [...]

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Galileo mount lets you control your iPhone with another iOS device [Kickstarter project]

The Galileo is a unique stand for the iPhone and iPod touch. At first I thought it was just another iPhone tripod adapter. It does allow you to mount your iPhone and iPod touch on a tripod, but that’s not all it does. You can remotely control which direction your iPhone/iPod Touch is facing… from [...]


SprintTV Brings ABC, CBS, NBC, ESPN, and More to iOS (post by @calebhicks)

Sprint has released a happy surprise for current iPhone users – SprintTV. The free app, which is available in the iTunes App Store, brings ABC, CBS, NBC, ESPN, Disney, and more to the palm of your hand. From the app description: Sprint TV is FREE with most data plans for Sprint iPhone customers to download [...]


iPhone Credited With Helping Save The Life Of A 2-Year-Old Boy

Whether using it as a navigator, an entertainer or simply a contactor, we’ve all referred to iPhones as somewhat of a lifesaver once or twice before. But calling the iPhone a lifesaver became a fact after the phone saved the life of a 2-year-old boy. Sunday night in Mengzi City the boy fell into a [...]


Nokia exec claims iPhone is poorly designed. He has a solution.

It seems to be a theme of the tech industry to claim Apple is doing it wrong and that company X can do it right. Here’s another example of an exec claiming Apple sucks, and he knows better. Nokia’s phones look good. I have to tell you, the Nokia phones that are coming out really [...]

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Texting and Driving is as Dangerous as Drunk Driving

Greg Kumparak at Pando Daily wrote a through-provoking piece last month that I thought worth revisiting. The article is entitled “Shouldn’t we treat those who text while driving just like drunk drivers?” In it, Greg tells the story of two drivers who nearly killed each other in an intersection, yet neither of them noticed because [...]

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Cops Can Get Into Your Locked Phone in 2 Minutes

Think your little four-digit security code on your iPhone can stand guard over your hidden plans to take over the world? Think again. Micro Systemation is a Sweden-based firm that creates tools to access data on smartphones of criminal suspects or military prisoners. They had posted a video that has since been taken down that [...]


Woman Falls Off Pier after Texting While Walking

What is wrong with people? Look, causing an accident while texting and driving is a moral issue to me. But injuring yourself while texting and walking is just plain dumb. Digital Trends reports that injuries attributed to texting while walking is increasing. ABC news affiliate in South Bend, Indiana reports that a woman named Bonne [...]


Does Best Buy Sell More iPhones Than Apple Stores?

When you go to buy the latest Apple product, whether it’s an iPod, iPhone, MacBook or iPad, where do you go to buy it? Do you go to the nearest Apple store? Some people are a bit pickier and want to buy their Apple products from the store itself while others will go to whichever [...]

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