What is The XXXX? Ok so I love gadgets, but every once in a while something just jumps out to grab you. Have you got a smart phone, smart MP3 player, Smart Pad and still find that somehow someone left out convenience when they designed them. I love the bigger screens but was reminded the other day what was so good about a small phone…… (more…)
The new Twitter Blackberry app is game changing. It moves the needle.It is the biggest innovation in notifications since Facebook blew up.
Notifications are the lifeblood of any online business. They are what keeps you coming back, plugged into the application and engaged. And notifications for the last 15 years have been primarily driven by email. You get an email when there’s a sale at Amazon, when someone adds a picture or comments on something, when theres a new video, or when you haven’t been to your favorite site in a while and they want you back. Companies spend significant resources with third party providers making sure all those emails are targeted, tracked and delivered.
The amazing innovation of Facebook in that realm was those (more…)
Don’t Buy An iPhone Until June – Here’s Apple’s Next iPhone
Now that we have a good idea of what Apple’s next iPhone looks like, we can confidently make one call regarding the current one: Don’t buy it unless you absolutely must.
Apple isn’t likely to unveil the new iPhone officially until its Worldwide Developers Conference, which usually takes place in June. And the new phone probably won't go on sale until June or July. (more…)
It can save you money. It can make calls where AT&T’s signal is weak, like indoors. It can turn an iPod Touch into a full-blown cellphone.
And it can ruin the sleep of cellphone executives everywhere.
Line2 gives your iPhone a second phone number — a second phone line, complete with its own contacts list, voice mail, and so on. The company behind it, Toktumi (get it?), imagines that you’ll distribute the Line2 number to business contacts, and your regular iPhone number to friends and family. Your second line can be an 800 number, if you wish, or you can transfer an existing number.
Note: I am going to trial and update Australian users on how thisworks here….