Phones

Don't Buy Your iPad Or iPhone From Apple; Buy It From Your Wireless Carrier So You Won’t Get Screwed By Apple The Way I Did

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by agluck     September 13, 2012      0.0 (0) 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.

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Google Uses Android Phones To Make Automobile Traffic Reports Worldwide

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by agluck     August 07, 2012      0.0 (0) 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.

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Four Ways Near Field Communication Will Change Your iPhone Experience

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by agluck     August 06, 2012      0.0 (0) 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.

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Verizon CFO Hints Next iPhone Will Launch In Q4

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by agluck     July 19, 2012      0.0 (0) 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 t

California Legalizes Texting While Driving For Voice-Activated Hands-Free Devices; It’s Nuts!

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by agluck     July 18, 2012      0.0 (0) 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.

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