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Greg Kumparak / TechCrunch:
Failbook Phone: AT&T Already Looking To Ditch The HTC Status, Says Source   —  Surprise!  Even a clever little gimmick like a dedicated Facebook button can't save a bad phone from an early demise.  —  After just 36 days on the shelves, a trusted source close to AT&T tells us the carrier …
Aug 23, 2011, 5:25 PMIn context
Greg Kumparak / TechCrunch:
Apple, It's Time To Block iOS 5 Beta Users From Reviewing Apps   —  “Yeah, each new iOS announcement is very... bittersweet.  We love it because it means new APIs for us to build on, bug fixes for things we've had to work around, and, ideally, more people buying the platform we build for.
Aug 18, 2011, 6:35 AMIn context
Greg Kumparak / TechCrunch:
Qualcomm Overhauls The Snapdragon Brand, Ditches The Confusing Chipset Names   —  If you've got any smartphone made in the last year or so that isn't made by Apple or Samsung, chances are preeeetty good that it's powered by one of Qualcomm's Snapdragon chipsets.
Aug 3, 2011, 12:55 PMIn context
Greg Kumparak / TechCrunch:
Qualcomm's Awesome Augmented Reality SDK Now Available For iOS   —  Back around July of last year, Qualcomm launched a software development kit for building Augmented Reality apps on Android.  The idea was to allow Android developers to build all sorts of crazy AR stuff (like games and apps …
Jul 27, 2011, 8:50 PMIn context
Greg Kumparak / TechCrunch:
Official: Japan To Get The World's First Windows Phone 7 Mango Handset In September   —  As the sun just starts to set here on the West Coast, we've got a bit of news straight from the other side of the globe: Fujitsu and KDDI (Japan's second largest wireless operator) have just confirmed …
Jul 26, 2011, 9:10 PMIn context
Greg Kumparak / TechCrunch:
San Francisco Passes Law Requiring Radiation Warnings For Cell Phones   —  “Cell phones cause cancer.”  “No they don't!”  “Yes they do.”  “No they don't!”  —  Back and forth it goes, like the world's slowest game of tennis.  One study spends 6 months proving that cell phones turn …
Jul 20, 2011, 7:45 PMIn context
Greg Kumparak / TechCrunch:
PayPal Announces Phone-To-Phone NFC Payment Support For Android   —  Slowly but surely, NFC (the tech that'll let us ditch our wallets in favor of paying for things with a Jedi-wave of our phones) is picking up steam.  After years of floundering around in the US, NFC took a major leap forward …
Jul 13, 2011, 2:10 PMIn context
Greg Kumparak / TechCrunch:
T-Mobile Amps Their “4G” Network To 42Mbps in 56 New Regions, Still Has No 42Mbps-Compatible Phones   —  Oh man!  I just realized: we've had this new layout for a whole day now, and we have yet to do one of our kind-of-but-not-really-trademark Good News, Bad News posts.  —  You know what that means?
Jul 13, 2011, 10:10 AMIn context
Greg Kumparak / MobileCrunch:
Apple Hires The Guy Who Hacked Together A Better iOS Notifications System   —  Back in February, I wrote that MobileNotifier (a replacement notifications system for jailbroken iOS devices) would be the one thing that would make anyone want to jailbreak — and I stand by it.
Jun 3, 2011, 5:35 PMIn context
Greg Kumparak / MobileCrunch:
PayPal Android App To Get Photo-Based Check Depositing Today   —  Back in October of last year, PayPal tucked a fancy new trick into their iPhone app: Photo-based Check Depositing (or, as they call it, “Mobile Check Capture”.)  You know the idea: snap a picture of a check's front and back …
May 18, 2011, 6:40 PMIn context

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