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FCC Eases Rules for Airline Internet
Monday, 31 Dec, 2012 – 7:18 | No Comment
FCC Eases Rules for Airline Internet

The U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has eased licensing for in-flight Internet services on airlines flying in the U.S.  Further, the agency has asked the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to relax restrictions on in-flight use …

Fashion-oriented commerce site makes it big
Friday, 28 Dec, 2012 – 7:07 | No Comment

Pinterest seems to be getting all the attention these days, but before we even met the now famous social commerce site, there was Polyvore. The site, which is three years older than Pinterest, has reached …

African brand pioneers own tablet, smartphone
Friday, 28 Dec, 2012 – 7:02 | No Comment

The US is known for its Apple devices and Asia has Samsung. Now Africa is grooming its very own smartphone icon dubbed VMK.

Instagram reverses policy, but users still leaving
Monday, 24 Dec, 2012 – 7:14 | No Comment
Instagram reverses policy, but users still leaving

When popular photo app Instagram announced last week that it claimed ownership of all of the photos uploaded to it by users and would freely offer them to advertisers, the Web went up in arms …

Facebook and Pinterest square off in e-commerce
Thursday, 20 Dec, 2012 – 9:22 | No Comment

Social media startup Pinterest is competing against the world’s largest social network Facebook for a slice of the lucrative online shopping industry, according to research by software company Adobe.

Britons dominate mobile web use
Thursday, 20 Dec, 2012 – 9:20 | No Comment

Residents in the UK consume more data on their tablets and smartphones compared to other countries across the world, according to a report by Ofcom, the independent regulator of the country’s communications industry.

TurboScan App for Scanning Multipage Docs
Monday, 17 Dec, 2012 – 6:46 | No Comment
TurboScan App for Scanning Multipage Docs

If you peruse the Business App section of iTunes much, you’ve probably seen TurboScan consistently at the top as the number one choice.  It has been for a year.  There’s a good reason for that …

Orchestra App with the Philharmonia
Monday, 10 Dec, 2012 – 7:03 | No Comment
Orchestra App with the Philharmonia

Imagine having the famous Esa-Pekka Salonen and the Philharmonia orchestra on your iPad in an interactive exploration of classical music at your fingertips.  If you can, then you’re imagining the Orchestra App from Rite Digital …

Tablets are for couples, smartphones for singles: study
Friday, 7 Dec, 2012 – 7:57 | No Comment

Are you trying to decide which mobile device to give someone this Christmas?

Mobile phone use is socially contagious: study
Friday, 7 Dec, 2012 – 7:47 | No Comment

What is the chance that you’ll catch a cold when your better half has it? It turns out the same possibilities also exist for mobile phone use.

Grandfather Develops App to Eliminate Texting and Driving
Monday, 3 Dec, 2012 – 7:37 | No Comment
Grandfather Develops App to Eliminate Texting and Driving

A father and grandfather, Joe Riano was alarmed by the reports of texting and driving accidents and how often people ignore laws prohibiting it.  After driving with his grandson and seeing other drivers putting him …