Monthly Archives: December 2011

Is Facebook Killing Google?

There have been a lot of predictions that Facebook would kill Google. This Businessinsider article says that it may happen some day, but as of today, it’s not even close. To get a quick reality check on whether Facebook is … Continue reading

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iPads and Orangutans

Just wait until Ed hears about this. The orangutan iPad program, known as Apps for Apes, was started after the gorilla keeper at the zoo mentioned on her Facebook page that she’d like to get some iPads for her gorillas … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas

I wish you a very Merry Christmas.

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Windows 7.5 Phone Looks Promising

cnet likes the new Windows 7.5 phone. At least that’s how it appears. They tried a Nokia Lumia 800 handset and liked it very much. They still would want hardware that’s at least as good as the Android hardware and … Continue reading

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ATT Reduces Data Speed for Heavy Data Users

ATT customers that use too much data are likely to find their data moving slower. ATT sent a text message to a heavy user saying, “Your data usage is among the top 5 percent of users. Data speeds for the … Continue reading

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Verizon Blocks Google Wallet on its Smartphones

It looks like the competitions is heating up over payments using smart phones. Here are two stories about Verizon blocking the Google Wallet. Google was first to the market with an electronic payment system, but apparently Verizon must want its … Continue reading

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And Another One Bites the Dust: iPhone, that is

Another iPhone catches fire, this time in Brazil. Looks like Australia isn’t the only country to have seen an incident of a combustible iPhone 4 over the past week. A similar incident has been reported in Brazil as well, where … Continue reading

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