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Mobile addiction: Are social media brands part of the problem?

Mobile addiction: Are social media brands part of the problem?

by Staff on Thursday, July 05, 2018

According to some tech industry insiders, social media platforms themselves are making a conscious effort to get consumers to spend too much time on the world wide web and their mobile devices.

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Appears in: Mobile, Wireless

Charter quietly launches website for Spectrum Mobile

Charter quietly launches website for Spectrum Mobile

by Staff on Tuesday, July 03, 2018

The number three cable TV service provider in the United States, Charter, has launched the official website of its upcoming mobile virtual network operator (MVNO) brand -- Spectrum Mobile -- albeit quietly.

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Appears in: Mobile, Wireless

Apple Maps being rebuilt using Apple’s own data

Apple Maps being rebuilt using Apple’s own data

by Staff on Friday, June 29, 2018

Apple Maps is already around six years old, but back when it made its debut in 2012, it had to go through lots of issues and even criticism from casual consumers and hardcore tech enthusiasts.

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Appears in: Apple

Instagram Stories now allows users to add songs; Meanwhile, Instagram Lite debuts

Instagram Stories now allows users to add songs; Meanwhile, Instagram Lite debuts

by Staff on Thursday, June 28, 2018

Fresh from announcing that it had reached a billion active users on a monthly basis and introducing a new IGTV video uploading service more than a week ago, Instagram is now allowing its u

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Appears in: Mobile

After Otter Media buyout, AT&T could introduce another video streaming offering

After Otter Media buyout, AT&T could introduce another video streaming offering

by Staff on Wednesday, June 27, 2018

Many are expecting major US wireless AT&T to soon acquire Otter Media, the video streaming joint venture it has with The Chernin Group. As soon as this happens, the number two mobile operator in the country will put itself in a good position to own a streaming distribution platform.

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Appears in: AT&T, Mobile, Wireless

Venmo introduces new debit card

Venmo introduces new debit card

by Staff on Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Venmo, the mobile payments app owned by PayPal, has just officially unveiled a new debit card for consumers based in the United States.

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Appears in: Mobile

Report: AT&T facilities are used for NSA surveillance program

Report: AT&T facilities are used for NSA surveillance program

by Staff on Monday, June 25, 2018

According to a report recently published by The Intercept, it appears that no less than eight facilities of major US wireless carrier AT&T are utilized for a surveillance program conducted by the National Security Agency (NSA).

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Appears in: AT&T, Internet, Mobile, Wireless

Tips for achieving a smartphone detox this summer (or at least for a few days)

Tips for achieving a smartphone detox this summer (or at least for a few days)

by Staff on Friday, June 22, 2018

It is said that mobile technology has become ubiquitous -- maybe even too ubiquitous than we care to admit. Indeed, as we approach a new decade, it has become increasingly more difficult to grab a respite from all those text messages, social media updates, emails, and app alerts, even for just one day.

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AT&T’s Unlimited &More plans and WatchTV: Everything you need to know

AT&T’s Unlimited &More plans and WatchTV: Everything you need to know

by Staff on Thursday, June 21, 2018

It has been a busy couple of weeks for AT&T -- last week it had announced that it had completed its buy out of Time Warner, while dealing with some speculation that after finishing this mega merger deal, it might now move on to getting its hands on Otter Media (which the carrier partially owns together with The Chernin Group).

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Appears in: AT&T, Mobile, TV, unlimited, Wireless

Instagram hits 1 billion users; launches new IGTV video uploading service

Instagram hits 1 billion users; launches new IGTV video uploading service

by Staff on Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Instagram has recently revealed that it now has a billion active users on a monthly basis.

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Appears in: Internet, Mobile

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