Monthly Archives: April 2015

Only 22% of Apple Watch Pre-Orders Shipped Last Weekend

Some people who pre-ordered the highly anticipated Apple Watch received their devices over the weekend, but sadly, that number is only about 22% of the 1.7 million pre-orders. Many users told Mac Rumors that Apple had begun charging their credit … Continue reading

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Cell Phone Use Has Skyrocketed in Africa

A new survey from Pew Research Center shows the incredibly strong growth of the cell phone industry in sub-Saharan Africa. In many countries, mobile phone ownership has increased over 1,000% since 2002, and cell phones have become a lifeline for Africans … Continue reading

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Cell Phones Now Allowed at U.S. Open

Spectators may finally get a shot at recording their favorite pro golfers at the 2015 U.S. Open at Chambers Bay in Washington. The United States Golf Association announced cell phones will be allowed at the upcoming major for the first time. Onlookers … Continue reading

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Weekly Cell Phone News in Review–April 27, 2015

Google’s New Project Fi Offers Low-Cost Wireless Phone Service Google changed the way people surf the Internet. Now the search giant is trying to make waves in the wireless world. The Silicon Valley company unveiled a new cellular service that … Continue reading

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Google Unveils Project Fi, a Low-Cost Wireless Service

Google is now officially in the wireless phone industry. The Internet giant announced Wednesday it will introduce a new wireless phone service called Project Fi. The service will be a partnership with Sprint and T-Mobile, the industry’s third and fourth … Continue reading

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Google Changes Search Results to Reward Mobile Compatibility

Smartphone users may soon see a different set of search results when they type a term into Google. The search engine giant is transforming its coveted ranking algorithm to reward sites with mobile compatibility when people search for information on … Continue reading

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Control Your Smartphone by Simply Touching Your Hair

Feeling threatened on a date? Just twist your hair and send a distress message to your best friend. This may sound like an option straight out of a science fiction movie, but it is just one of the high-tech functions … Continue reading

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Sprint to Offer Cell Phone Delivery for Upgrades

Sprint customers may soon have a new way to upgrade their cell phones, thanks to the company’s new Direct 2 U hand-delivery program. Under the new program, customers can upgrade their phones without having to leave their homes. A Sprint … Continue reading

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Weekly Cell Phone News in Review–April 20, 2015

Sprint Unit Launches Prepaid Cell-Phone Service to Cuba Boost Mobile, part of Sprint Corp, on Thursday launched a prepaid plan for U.S. consumers calling and texting Cuba, taking advantage of new, relaxed U.S. commercial regulations with the Communist-run island nation. … Continue reading

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First Ubuntu Smartphone Hits the European Market

Smartphone shoppers in Europe now have the option to buy the world’s first Ubuntu smartphone. The popular linux operating system provider has finally made its way to market with the Aquaris E4.5 Ubuntu Edition, starting at €169.90. A Ubuntu smartphone … Continue reading

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