Archive | Sep, 2010
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 [...]
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.
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)
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 [...]