All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Phone’

Facebook Is Still Trying to Take Over Your Phone, New ‘Hello’ App Shows You Info on Callers

Back in March, it slipped that Facebook was testing a new phone app that would serve as an Android dialer and caller ID app. Internal testing called it “Phone”. Now that app has materialized as Hello, which Facebook is launching today. “Billions of calls are made everyday on mobile phones and people often have very little information about who’s calling …

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Facebook Is Working on a New Phone App

If you’re unsatisfied with the fact that Facebook is not a part of your phone call-making experience, you’re in luck. It appears that the company is working on a new app that inserts the Facebook experience into your actual phone function. It looks like Facebook is working on an Android dialer and caller ID app – but one that uses …

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Victim Finds Thief’s Phone, Calls His Mom

Eliza Webb, 29, of Seattle, had a unique situation before her. She had come out to her car and found that her running shoes and sunglasses and been stolen from inside the vehicle. But the thief had also left something behind, quite by accident: his cell phone. Webb thumbed through the phone and found the thief’s contacts. One of them …

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Infographic Can Help You Figure Out Where and When You Lost Your Phone

Backgroundcheck.com created this infographic and used research by Lookout Mobile Security. The following infographic points out where and when people are most likely to have lost their phones. Nomophobia is the fear of being out of mobile phone contact and if you have it, I highly advise that you review the following infographic so that you do not have a …

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Trayvon Martin On His Phone When Shooting Occurred

Trayvon Martin, the 17-year old Florida teen who was shot by a self-appointed neighborhood watch member in February, was apparently on the phone when it happened…and his last words could be damning for the man accused of shooting him. The suspect, George Zimmerman, has admitted to the fatal shooting, but he claims he did it in self defense after following …

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Orbit: New Budget Windows Phone From ZTE

ZTE has added a new Windows Phone called Orbit to its growing phone portfolio. The new budget smartphone is based on the latest version of Windows Phone and comes with 4GB of memory. It also has HD voice and a 5Mpx autofocus camera with LED flash. According to Senior Director of the OEM Division of Microsoft, Mark Linton, “Microsoft is …

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Mexicans Well Overcharged Billions In Phone Web

Mexico is the second largest Latin American economy, but it seems the cost of phone and internet bills are holding it back. From the years of 2005-2009, consumers in mexico spent 13.4 billion dollars per year excess for phone and internet. Also it seems the highest fees impacted the poorer families. This overcharging ended up costing the country 129 billion …

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CES 2012: Smartphone Integration Reaches Hilarious New Heights

For the business worker who needs a phone in their phone, Nvoxia has you covered. File this one under silly and unnecessary, the Invoxia NVX 610 being shown off at CES combines a desktop phone with an iPod, iPhone or iPad to make and receive calls. The NVX 610 is a desktop phone with a port to fit your favorite …

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CES 2012: Samsung Galaxy Note Coming To America

At their CES conference today, AT&T announced that Samsung’s Galaxy Note, which has been available overseas for some time, is coming to the US. For the time being, at least, the phone will be exclusively on AT&T’s 4G LTE network. There is currently no information on pricing or release date. With the Galaxy Note, Samsung is trying to split the …

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