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Mobile Update – January 19, 2016

Here’s my quick take on recent stories about smartphones, tablets, and supporting technologies that I found interesting. The End of Two Year Contracts Both AT&T and Sprint have joined T-Mobile and Verizon in ending requiring a two year contract when purchasing a new … Continue reading

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Samsung sells 7 million Galaxy Notes

I find it amazing that Samsung has sold 7 million phones with a 5.3 inch screen since last October. I honestly didn’t think there would be a market for a phone that large but that clearly isn’t the case. Samsung’s is … Continue reading

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A history of webOS

There’s a terrific (and long!) writeup on the Verge about the history of webOS. It can be found here. webOS was a great mobile OS that never took off in the market. Sometimes great technology just isn’t enough to be successful.  

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Mobile Update for March 23, 2012

Here are some of the interesting things that happened this week in the mobile industry with my usual witty commentary. iPad News Last week’s big story was the release of the new iPad. Now that people have had a chance … Continue reading

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My thoughts on Carrier IQ

The Carrier IQ scandal is getting bigger and I thought I’d weigh in with my thoughts. What Happened? Trevor Eckhart, a security researcher, discovered a piece of software on mobile phones that records all interaction with the phone, including key … Continue reading

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Nokia shows off its first Windows Phones

Since the announcment of Microsoft and Nokia’s partnership back in February we have been waiting to see what devices will come from this union. On October 26, Nokia unveiled its first Windows Phone device line called Lumia. There are two models, … Continue reading

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My iPhone 4S Thoughts

From all the buzz on the blogosphere and in twitter you’d think that Apple just laid a big egg instead of releasing their new flagship iPhone. There are many complaints about it being disappointing. I hear around the office that … Continue reading

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