Tag Archives: smartphones

Father's Day

Father’s Day Tech Gift Guide 2016

Great techie gift ideas for fathers and father figures for Father's Day 2016

Father’s Day is Sunday, June 19. Although it’s often said that Dads are hard to…

By Samara Lynn

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T-Mobile

You Can Now Not Only Use T-Mobile, You Can Own Part of It

T-Mobile wants customers to become shareholders.

“In addition to the stock giveaway, T-Mobile will offer a number of prizes every Tuesday…

By Samara Lynn

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Android

Here’s What’s Up With the New Android OS

Love Android? Get ready to love the operating system more when the newest version, code named Android N, is released

“…you can dig into the guts of an Android phone or tablet.”

By Samara Lynn

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Freedom! A List of No-Contract Phone Carriers

Hat tip to ComputerWorld for a great list of no-contract phone carriers

Break from the binds of mobile phone contracts.

By Samara Lynn

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Download some helpful new travel apps to your device (iPhone 6, apple.com)

5 Travel Apps You Should Download For 2016

5 travel apps to facilitate your wanderlust in 2016

If you’re suffering from a serious case of wanderlust and are ready to pack a…

By Kandia Johnson

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Yondr: The New Tech Co-Star at Dave Chappelle’s Shows

Comedian will use the new tech solution to make his performances phone-free zones

Yondr is a case that locks a smartphone and prevents it from connecting to Wi-Fi…

By Samara Lynn

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You Can’t Smash This Droid Turbo 2 Phone

The new Droid Turbo 2 and Droid Maxx 2 are here! Inevitable iPhone 6 comparisons to follow

Verizon releases the latest Motorola Droid Turbo 2 and the Droid Maxx 2.

By Samara Lynn

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BlackBerry Priv

Priv is BlackBerry’s Last Stand

The company hopes this will be your next go-to phone

BlackBerry Priv could be BlackBerry’s salvation but the company keeps screwing up.

By Samara Lynn

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Google I/O Keynote Announces New Features and Products

Company demonstrated new features, including software that anticipates questions before you ask them

Google’s highly anticipated Google I/O keynote came a slew of announcements that look to shake…

By Joel Lyons

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Faster Smartphone Data on the Way, But it Will Cost You

5G promises to be 40-times faster, but average mobile phone bills could rise

Before the decade’s end, faster smartphone data in the form of 5G could make its…

By Joel Lyons

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[REPORT] 15% of Small Businesses Have Mobile Apps

And at least 40% of small business have no plans to launch one in the future

About 15% of small businesses have mobile apps, according to the results of a new…

By Joel Lyons

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Nigerian Hotel-Booking Site, Hotels.ng, Scores $1.2 million in VC Funding

Founder Mark Essien says company has many advantages over the competition

A Nigerian hotel-booking company raised $1.2 million in VC funding for its expansion throughout Africa.

By Joel Lyons

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Google and Apple to Enhance Mobile Payments Apps

Google Wallet and Apple Pay are set to introduce new features they hope will attract more users

Mobile payments are getting a fresh take by Google Wallet and Apple Pay, according to…

By Joel Lyons

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Social Media, Tech Play Role in Baltimore Riots and Recovery

Helped to document the unrest and spurr a community cleanup

Social media and tech used during Baltimore riots and cleanups.

By Joel Lyons

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Apple and Google Introducing Ethnic Emojis

A new set of guidelines from Google and Apple could lead to more diverse faces

The joint proposal from Apple and Google would allow for various skin tones on emoji…

By Patrick Austin

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Download some helpful new travel apps to your device (iPhone 6, apple.com)

New Study: Millennials Are Addicted to Their Smartphones

They use phones daily to text, tweet and do business from banking to shopping

Millennials are hooked on smartphone technology as witnessed everyday at restaurants, in traffic, and on…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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New Car Service App to Offer Taxis Exclusively for Women

New car service app will be ran exclusively for women by women

A new car service app, launching Sept. 16, will provide female passengers with the comfort…

By Courtney Connley

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RECAP: Black Enterprise Gets ‘Curved’ At Samsung Unpacking Event

Will Samsung have enough to dethrone Apple?!

On Sept. 3, Samsung took over New York at an undisclosed location to present an…

By Kevin L. Clark (@KevitoClark)

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Unplug From Your Digital Device and Plug Into Your Career Potential

Tips to ensure smartphone use is contributing to career success---not emptying your pockets

Millennials, play time is over. It’s time to shut down the mobile apps that are…

By Daron Pressley

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Business on the Go: 5 Great Apps for Savvy Entrepreneurs

These tools will help you save time---and money

Who knew the cell phone would end up being one of the most innovative forms…

By Teri Harrison

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