What I Want: FM Transmitter in my Device
Oct03

What I Want: FM Transmitter in my Device

Every once in a while you will be holding your device in your hand and say to yourself "why doesn't my device do _____?"  I have those moments just like you do expect when I have them I can tell the world about in a post.  We called those posts "What I want".  Today's what I want post is about something that I had but is no longer a feature.....FM Transmitters. I am not talking about the ability to pick up FM broadcasts and listen to...

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Verizon Does a U Turn Will Not Throttle Users Data
Oct02

Verizon Does a U Turn Will Not Throttle Users Data

A little while back Verizon let us know that they plan on throttling data for the heaviest users of their services.  This would very few users who are still grandfathered in from way back when unlimited data plans existed.  However there was a HUGE public outcry about this new policy and it was big enough for Verizon to reverse course on this decision. In a press release Verizon stated: Verizon is committed to providing its customers...

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Nokia Lumia 530 Coming to T-Mobile for only $69 No Contract
Oct01

Nokia Lumia 530 Coming to T-Mobile for only $69 No Contract

One of T-Mobile's core principles is value.  They pride themselves on giving you more for your money and if the latest rumor is true this will continue in about two weeks when the Nokia Lumia 530 lands as a pre-paid device for only $69!   This is pretty shocking considering they charged $149 for the Nokia Lumia 521 while ATT was charging only $99 for twin the Lumia 520. Sure this device is cheap you say what about the specs? Could I...

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Rumor: HTC One M8 “Eye” with 13mp Camera Coming
Sep29

Rumor: HTC One M8 “Eye” with 13mp Camera Coming

Let's start this post by saying the HTC One M8 is a fantastic device; it's build, the way it feels in your hand, the battery life, the processor, etc. However, where this device falls short is the camera. When I was testing the HTC One M8 for Windows the 4mp "UltraPixel" failed to impress, sure you can take some good pictures but with the likes of 13mp cameras on the Samsung devices and the 41mp/20mp camera on the Nokia devices, the...

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Do Phone Designs Even Matter Anymore?
Sep26

Do Phone Designs Even Matter Anymore?

Since bendgate started last week on the new iPhone I have heard one thing over and over and over again from almost everyone. "Who cares, you are just going to case it up anyway and will solve that issue". That's pretty much a true story with every device you buy these days, not the bending part but the casing up part so the thing is.... does the phone design really make a difference? I am not talking Boom Sound speakers, 41mp cameras,...

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