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Report: Apple to Unify iOS and Mac Apps Next Year

Report: Apple to Unify iOS and Mac Apps Next Year

by Staff on Wednesday, December 20, 2017

According to a report recently published by Bloomberg, it appears that

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Appears in: Apple, iphone, Mobile

Musical.ly Now Officially Part of Bytedance

Musical.ly Now Officially Part of Bytedance

by Staff on Tuesday, December 19, 2017

More than a month ago, Musical.ly had announced that it was being acquired by Toutiao, a social media giant based in China, and owned by Bytedance, in a deal reported to be worth somewhere between $800 million to $1 billion.

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Appears in: Mobile

California Health Department Issues Mobile Phone Safety Guidelines

California Health Department Issues Mobile Phone Safety Guidelines

by Staff on Monday, December 18, 2017

The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) has recently released guidelines on mobile phone safety, and while the agency does not explicitly say that the use of cell phones is risky, it did advise caution for all handset owners in the Golden State.

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Pandora Now Allows Listeners to Access On-Demand Music Without Paying

Pandora Now Allows Listeners to Access On-Demand Music Without Paying

by Staff on Friday, December 15, 2017

Just this week, Pandora has decided to launch a new option for its listeners, specifically allowing them to gain access to on-demand tracks without needing to sign up for a Premium subscription, that is, as long as they are okay with viewing a video ad before listening.

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Appears in: Internet, Mobile

How the FCC’s Repeal of Net Neutrality Rules Could Affect Everybody

How the FCC’s Repeal of Net Neutrality Rules Could Affect Everybody

by Staff on Thursday, December 14, 2017

By this time, you might have already heard -- the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has voted 3-2 to repeal the net neutrality rules implemented back in 2015 (last month, the agency had first

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Avis and Continental Join Forces to Introduce Keyless Car Rentals

Avis and Continental Join Forces to Introduce Keyless Car Rentals

by Staff on Wednesday, December 13, 2017

How do you modernize car rental services? For Avis Budget Group, Inc. and Continental, you do it by making the whole car rental process 100 percent keyless, and taking full advantage of perhaps the most ubiquitous electronic gadget existing today -- the smartphone.

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Google Maps' New Feature Alerts You When You’ve Reached Your Train, Bus Stop

Google Maps' New Feature Alerts You When You’ve Reached Your Train, Bus Stop

by Staff on Tuesday, December 12, 2017

According to a report recently published by TechCrunch last weekend, Google will soon roll out a new update for its Google Maps service, introducing a new interactive real time notification system for commuters and passengers. 

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Appears in: android, Mobile

Shazam is Now Owned by Apple

Shazam is Now Owned by Apple

by Staff on Monday, December 11, 2017

Apple has officially confirmed this week that it has completed its acquisition of the Shazam brand. For those not in the know, Shazam is widely considered as one of the most popular music recognition apps today, and as revealed by Apple, a consistent chart topper in its App Store rankings.

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Appears in: Apple, Mobile

Featured MVNO: Best Cellular

Featured MVNO: Best Cellular

by Staff on Friday, December 08, 2017

As far as mobile virtual network operators and prepaid wireless service providers go, one can argue that Best Cellular has put itself in a good position to allow its customers to experience the best of all worlds.

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Riot Micro: Building a Cheaper, Low-Power Chip for IoT Networks

Riot Micro: Building a Cheaper, Low-Power Chip for IoT Networks

by Staff on Thursday, December 07, 2017

By combining Bluetooth technology and a crew of engineers that specialize in Wi-Fi, Riot Micro is setting out to build a more cost effective and lower power chip designed to be used in cellular Internet of Things (IoT) networks.

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Appears in: Internet, Mobile, wi-fi, Wireless

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