Six months ago, I bought a new 64 GB third-generation iPad for $829, and I made the mistake of buying it directly from Apple and paying $99 for Apple Care+. It was a terrible mistake and you should avoid doing the same thing. Instead of buying from Apple, I should have bought it from my wireless carrier.
Google announced today that its mobile maps will provide live traffic data on 130 new U.S. cities, from Kalamazoo, Michigan, to Tuscaloosa, Alabama, as well as in the capitals of Colombia, Costa Rica, and Panama.
Near field communication (NFC), a short-range wireless information feed, is rumored to be included in the Apple iPhone 5 debuting in September. You'll be able to pay for items using NFC instead of swiping credit cards.
During Verizon's conference call discussing its Q2 2012 financial performance, CFO Fran Shammo let some information slip out about the next iPhone launch.
During the company's quarterly conference call today, Shimano made a vague reference to a major phone the carrier expects to launch in the fourth quarter.
The next iPhone is widely believed to feature a bigger display and the ability to tap into the faster 4G LTE network, says CNET.
California has taking a step back from laws banning texting and emailing while driving. Governor Jerry Brown signed the “Freedom to Communicate" bill, which adds an exception to the original anti-texting law — despite the fact that the bill reportedly was followed by a 47% drop in cellphone-related traffic deaths.