Month: July 2012

AT&T offers data sharing plans, but are they good for you?

Today, AT&T joined Verizon in offering shared data plans to its customers. Essentially, you will buy a bucket of data (used for emails, surfing web, watching videos) and share that among up to 10 mobile devices. Consider your mobile devices to be cars and consider data as that gas that fuels them. You fill up

Amazon launches “GameCircle,” plans possible 4 or 5 inch smart phone

Amazon announced its getting serious about mobile gaming today with the launch of GameCircle, which will allow gamers using Kindle Fire and Amazon services on the computer to track high game scores, invite others to play and track achievements. Another feature of GameCircle will be “Sync,” which will automatically save a players’ in-game progress to

An iPhone 5 you wear on your hand?

Ciccarese design has released a new video of their version of a concept of an Apple iOS device users might wear on their wrists. There have been rumors of groups of folks at Apple’s headquarters working on such a device. Of course, they’re probably working on all kinds of things out there in Cupertino, Calif,

Cartoon for ABC app held kids learn the alphabet on iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch

A new iOS app, Cartoon for ABC, promises to help young kids learn their alphabet on iPhones, iPads and iPod Touches. Cartoon ABC is an interactive alphabet-teaching app that works well for toddlers and preschoolers. Stunning illustrations, amusing animation, relaxing melodies, and charming characters coming to life with a tap all make part of Cartoon

Ford bullish on 2013 Taurus restyle, options

Ford set the automotive industry on its collective ear when it introduced the 1986 Taurus sedan in late 1985. The chiefs at the other car companies dismissed it as being too radical and the public wouldn’t go for it. Wrong. It was a huge hit, so much so that others tried to follow too quickly