“Buy Button” Coming Soon to a Google Ad Near You
May28

“Buy Button” Coming Soon to a Google Ad Near You

I can't speak for the rest of the world but if they are anything like me the days of going to an actual store and buying things are  almost completely gone.  (well I still go the store to get food)  Amazon and ebay pretty much get all of my online purchases. (in 2014 alone I place 136 orders from Amazon)  Google now wants a bigger piece of this pie for itself.  To this end they are going to introduce a "buy button" What is a "buy...

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How Big Should a Smart Phone Be?
May25

How Big Should a Smart Phone Be?

Smart phones have a come a long way since I started covering them professionally back in 2009 they have a ton of new features, GPS, 41mp cameras, fingerprint sensors, heart-rate monitors, etc...  They have also in increased in size perhaps a little too much even.   When the HTC Titan came out it was well...HUGE at the time.  I remember opening the box to it's massive 4.7 inch screen.  That's right massive!  People made fun of me...

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Here’s Why Phone Design Doesn’t Matter
May21

Here’s Why Phone Design Doesn’t Matter

If there is one thing I use to LOVE about new devices when they first got introduced was design.  There are magic designs out there.  The HTC One is still a piece of art work, the latest Galaxy device is nice, iPhone's (while I hate the OS) are very well crafted and designed devices.  But something has changed in the past few years that made all of this design obsolete. Yup that's right somewhere along the way smartphone OEM's have...

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Free LG Leon Lte Coming to Pre-paid on T-Mobile
May19

Free LG Leon Lte Coming to Pre-paid on T-Mobile

T-Mobile continues to do things that shake up the industry and now they doing it again with a free phone!  Ok that's not that new and exciting unless of course it's for a pre-paid plan.  Naturally it's not a flagship by any stretch but it is a nice low to mid ranger with a 4.5 inch screen and a quad core processor. It's the LG Leon LTE.   According to T-Mobile experts at TmoNews here's how it breaks down: Prepaid customers will...

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Samsung Gets a HUGE Break in it’s Apple Settlement

Way back in 2012 Samsung and Apple had a court dispute in which Apple got award a whopping $930 million dollars in damages.  This was for "violating Apple's intellectual property."  Well that ruling was partly reversed. It seems that Samsung did not violate Apple's trade dress — broader elements of design and aesthetic that dictate the presentation of Apple's gadgets.  This got the damages dropped... a lot all they way down too $548...

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