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State Fair Apps

Posted by Sam Churchill on August 26th, 2014

The Minnesota State Fair has seen data usage on Verizon’s wireless network increase 156 percent compared to the first four days of the 2013 state fair. The State Fair runs through Labor Day and is expected to draw 1.8 million people. The Minnesota State Fair created a mobile website and a mobile app to help […]

Sharp Aquos Crystal: Mid Range, Bezel-less

Posted by Sam Churchill on August 19th, 2014

Sprint today announced the Sharp Aquos Crystal, a mid-range handset that it will sell later this year for $239. The Sharp Aquos features a nearly bezel-less design, with narrow edges running along the top and sides of the phone. The screen measures 5 inches and offers 720p HD resolution. The device offers a handful of […]

Google Acquires Jetpac Travel Guide

Posted by Sam Churchill on August 18th, 2014

Google has acquired social travel app Jetpac, which uses Instagram photos to find what you’re looking for in cities. Jetpac works by analysing public Instagram pics for details that indicate the best places to go to meet women, see the greatest views or hang out with fellow hipsters, as its website says. Jetpac City Guides […]

64 Bit-Ready Android Phone?

Posted by Sam Churchill on August 11th, 2014

Since Android L was announced with 64-bit support back in June, GigaOm asks what new device was going to be the first handset with a compatible chipset? According to a new leak from @upleaks, the first Android phone with a 64-bit chipset looks like it’ll be an HTC Desire-like handset running on the Qualcomm Snapdragon […]

Samsung Phablets and Tablets Go LTE

Posted by Sam Churchill on August 11th, 2014

Photos of Samsung’s Note 4 smartphone, with a 5.7-inch high-resolution display, were apparently obtained by GSM Arena. The images show a new leather-like texture on the back, while the front of the purported Note 4 image looks similar to prior models. The Galaxy Note 4 is the second prong in Samsung’s two-prong annual smartphone attack. […]

Ubiquiti Announces VoIP Android Phones for Enterprises

Posted by Sam Churchill on July 30th, 2014

Ubiquiti Networks, today announced that it has launched UniFi VoIP, a new line of Enterprise smart phone technology using Android phones. The system will be managed by a PBX integrated within the UniFi Software Defined Networking (SDN) Control Plane to provide seamless, scalable telephony. UniFi VoIP, according to Ubiquiti, will offer a superior user-experience at […]