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One year later, Apple still headed wrong way with Maps

Posted September 26, 2013 @ 9:51 am CST by Alberto Lima

After a weekend of record breaking sales on their latest iPhone offering (again), Apple got an unfortunate report published by FastCompany. A year after Apple nixed Google’s Maps for their own in-house map application, Apple still seems to be giving some really bad directions to their customers. The latest report of erroneous directions comes from Alaska’s Fairbanks […]

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Let’s talk XBOne and PS4 – no one got it right

Posted June 11, 2013 @ 3:33 pm CST by Alberto Lima

Last night I was elated after hearing Sony announce not just the price of the new Playstation 4 (a paltry $399) but their steadfast commitment to consumers – the PS4 was going to support used games! As I’m likely to do after most great evenings, this morning I awoke a little bleary-eyed, tired, dehydrated, and […]

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Yahoo set to buy Tumblr for $1.1B; Mayer promises “not to screw it up”

Posted May 20, 2013 @ 3:13 pm CST by Alberto Lima

It’s not every day that one of Web 1.0′s largest players buys up another company in an all cash deal, but with one looping .GIF, Yahoo announced that its board had given the okay to buy up Tumblr for $1.1 billion. Cash. For those of you keeping score at home, that figure is roughly a […]

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Will we see Nokia’s “Catwalk” at their May 14th event?

Posted April 25, 2013 @ 1:46 pm CST by Alberto Lima

There have been plenty rumors of a new Lumia handset making its way to consumers in the coming months. The general consensus seems to be a change in design language, opting for an aluminum case instead of the now signature polycarbonate unibody design. According to a report from The Verge, the rumored phone, (pictured at […]

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Samsung Galaxy S 4 Delayed on Sprint and T-Mobile

Posted April 24, 2013 @ 2:55 pm CST by Alberto Lima

If you were so moved by Samsung’s shit-storm of an unveiling presentation at their Galaxy 4 event last month and were counting the days you’d be able to head to your local Sprint or T-Mobile store to pick one up, you may be in for a longer wait. AllThingsD has confirmed that both Sprint and T-Mobile are […]

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A PureView Lumia headed to Verizon?
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For Verizon customers waiting on a flagship Lumia, the wait may have been worth it.

Posted April 19, 2013 @ 2:00 pm CST by Alberto Lima

Earlier today, a leak featuring the Nokia Lumia 928 made its rounds on the internet – the often reported on Lumia flagship has long been known to be headed to Verizon customers but what appears on the leaked image may well have made the wait worthwhile. According to the post in BGR.com, the images leaked […]

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The end is nigh... or at least we'll have to get smarter about energy
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So just how many barrels of Oil do we have left?

Posted April 12, 2013 @ 3:06 pm CST by Alberto Lima

It’s no secret that this world has a finite number of natural resources. Everything we consume that we don’t put back is gone for good. Somethings take longer than others to exhaust and that makes understanding conservancy a vague proposition for many. One of these items is oil – that black stuff that helps power […]

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Facebook Launcher? Someone please say this is an April Fool’s gag.

Posted April 1, 2013 @ 2:35 pm CST by Alberto Lima

For the last few weeks, Facebook had been rumored to be making a big April announcement. Now with just a few days before the big reveal, the good folks at AndroidPolice seem to have gotten their hands on the APK of the upcoming Facebook phone. The short version of this story goes something like this – […]

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T-Mobile: Will becoming the “un-carrier” be enough to bring in new customers

Posted March 25, 2013 @ 2:05 pm CST by Alberto Lima

Let’s clear the air here; we hate being tied down to our cellular blood contracts. It’s nothing more than a practice to keep us locked into a carrier with the temptation of a new piece of hardware every couple of years. Sure, on the surface it seems like you get this year’s top-of-the-line phone at […]

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Bragging rights – new dinosaur species named after 5-year-old who discovered it

Posted March 20, 2013 @ 5:44 pm CST by Alberto Lima

So what have you done in your life dear reader? Maybe you graduated high school a year or two early. Impressive. Maybe you’re sitting on a doctorate or some other personal accomplishment; sorry to break it to you, you’re never going to be as cool as nine-year-old Daisy Morris who just had a confirmed new […]

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