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New augmented reality blows minds, does little else

Sep 20, 2010
Plane Finder AR is a $3 app that lets you stick your phone in the sky and see the flight number, speed, elevation, origin, and destination of...
Posted In: apps, Entertainment, gadgets, mobile

Facebook is building a phone unless they're not

Sep 20, 2010
The buzz all weekend was about a report in Tech Crunch that Facebook was secretly building a mobile phone (or rather building the software and...
Posted In: Facebook, gadgets, mobile, social media, Web Culture

Best Buy CEO: iPads are murdering laptops

Sep 17, 2010
Interesting article in the Wall Street Journal as the holiday shopping season approaches. People are leaning toward buying smaller stuff. They're...
Posted In: Best Buy, Entertainment, gadgets, mobile

New marketing: getting it right, getting it wrong

Sep 17, 2010
Right:McDonald's increased foot traffic in its stores by 33% in one day by using FourSquare. This according to the company's head of social media...
Posted In: business, mobile, Web Culture

Walmart gets into wireless business

Sep 14, 2010
Walmart will begin offering their own branded wireless service (partnered through T-Mobile) starting next Monday. The retailer already offers cell...
Posted In: business, mobile, phones, Walmart

Angry Birds will let you cheat - for a price

Sep 14, 2010
Angry Birds is probably the most popular mobile phone game of the last year (read comedian Paul F. Tompkins' take on it). In the game you launch a...
Posted In: angry birds, business, games, mobile, Web Culture

Wi-fi on steroids

Sep 13, 2010
The FCC is set to approve use of unlicensed bandwidth for wireless use. Turns out there's all this room on the spectrum and it can be used to make...
Posted In: mobile, policy, Science

Google exec says Android not ready for tablets

Sep 10, 2010
This is an under-the-radar story that seems to matter quite a bit. Hugo Barra, director of products for mobile at Google says that the Android...
Posted In: android, Google, mobile

Microsoft hoping for mobile mojo

Sep 2, 2010
Microsoft is released its latest mobile phone software to cell phone manufactures today....
Posted In: Microsoft, mobile, smartphones, Windows 7

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