Here Maps Now on Android Devices
Oct08

Here Maps Now on Android Devices

It has been a while coming but Nokia's Here maps has finally hit Android devices.  For those of you not familiar with Here Maps it is a very capable mapping system that runs much more then smartphones it also runs stand alone GPS devices.  However the reason most user love it so much is offline maps.    This means data savings when you are in signal range and still getting navigation services when you are out of signal range...

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MMS Message Now Working For Most North American Carriers

One of the few truly consistent things for Android user across the board is the Google suite of apps and services that come with almost every Android device sold.  One of these which is becoming more and more useful is Google Voice and it work pretty darn well here in North America expect for one thing.....MMS messaging.  That is about to change. According to reports MMS on Google Voice will now work with "100 different North American...

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The LTE Moto G Can Be Had at AT&T for Only $79.99
Oct06

The LTE Moto G Can Be Had at AT&T for Only $79.99

AT&T just made one of the best budget freindly phones a little more so when they announced a new lower priced for the Moto G for only $179.99 that is $40 cheaper then the what Motorola charges for it at $219.99.  But that's not even the best deal they offer if you are coming from another carrier they will sweeten the deal. If you bring your service from another carrier AT&T will give you a $100 billing credit.  From there you...

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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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