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Facebook Android Phone Coming Soon?

Facebook Android Phone Coming Soon?

Earlier this month, TechCrunch reported that  Facebook is working on their own mobile device.  The project won’t be ready until next year and will be powered by the Android Operating system with a highly customized user interface.  Joe Hewitt (who helped to create the FireFox browser and created all of Facebook‘s iPhone web and native apps) and Matthew Papakipos (who led project development for Google‘s Chrome OS until June) are rumored to be working on the project.

Facebook, however, is denying […]

Sep 20th, 20101 Comment
Apple Ranks Highest in Smartphone Customer Satisfaction

Apple Ranks Highest in Smartphone Customer Satisfaction

For the fourth time in a row, Apple ranked highest in customer satisfaction in a recent J.D. Power and Associates survey.  The survey weighed user input in several major categories, including operation, operating system, physical design, features, and battery function.  Apple was closely followed by Motorola and HTC, followed by RIM, Samsung, and Palm – followed by Nokia in dead last.  Read more from the J.D. Power and Associates full report here.

Sep 19th, 2010Comments Off on Apple Ranks Highest in Smartphone Customer Satisfaction
Verizon to Introduce Tiered Data Pricing Soon

Verizon to Introduce Tiered Data Pricing Soon

Earlier this month the Wall Street Journal reported that Ivan Seindenberg, Verizon Communications CEO, stated that the company plans to introduce tiered data pricing in the next four to six months.  Mr. Seidenberg did not provide details on the pricing structure, but did state that he did not agree with how AT&T had setup their valuation of data.  (via Wall Street Journal)

Sep 18th, 2010Comments Off on Verizon to Introduce Tiered Data Pricing Soon
Apple Terminating Free Case Program

Apple Terminating Free Case Program

Last week, Apple announced that it would be terminating it’s free case program for the iPhone 4 on September 30th.  Read the official statement from Apple below. (via Apple)

We now know that the iPhone 4 antenna attenuation issue is even smaller than we originally thought. A small percentage of iPhone 4 users need a case, and we want to continue providing them a Bumper case for free. For everyone else, we are discontinuing the free case […]

Sep 16th, 2010Comments Off on Apple Terminating Free Case Program
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