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DataWiz Monitors Data Usage to Prevent High Smartphone Bills

DataWiz for iPhoneHow much data are you using? Sure, you know how much your data plan with AT&T or Verizon allows you, but how much are you really using on a day-to-day, weekly or  monthly basis? Princeton’s EDGE Lab recently released DataWiz, a smartphone data usage tracker that answers that sensitive question. It’s an important question for me and maybe many of you since data throttling can be a major issue. And the fact that I still have AT&T’s unlimited data plan … yes, unlimited. Continue reading DataWiz Monitors Data Usage to Prevent High Smartphone Bills

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Watch: iPhone 5 vs. Samsung Galaxy S3 “will it break” video from SquareTrade

This video is painful to watch, but SquareTrade puts the iPhone 5 and Samsung Galaxy S3 through a litany of “will it break” instances such as dropping them in a pool with a GoPro attached while playing Gangnam Style. Hint: you’ll be replacing your Galaxy should you drop it or a bottle of beer onto it. They’re also giving away the new iPad. Click Continue reading Watch: iPhone 5 vs. Samsung Galaxy S3 “will it break” video from SquareTrade

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Top Game Apps for iPhone 5

Top Game Apps for iPhone 5The wait is over. You no have your jewel in your hand, but need to know the top game apps for iPhone 5. Well, look no further, here are a few must-have apps that support the larger iPhone 5 screen.

Lili – $4.99 – As seen on state at the Apple Keynote, Lili is a quirky adventure RPG hybrid with stunning visuals, silky-smooth graphics and a cinematic storyline. Tuned for new devices, Lili is one of the most visually-stunning games available on iOS. Continue reading Top Game Apps for iPhone 5

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Apple Receives Criticism for New Maps App

Apple Receives Criticism for new Maps App
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*Guest Post from Simon Drew

When Apple unveiled the beta version of iOS 6 back in the summer, the new Maps app was one of Apple’s proudest additions. Dispensing with Google Maps, the new app promised an impressive 3D flyover mode and turn-by-turn navigation for the first time. But while Apple promised the world back at WWDC it seems that most iPhone owners who have used the new app are less than impressed.

Ungoogling the iPhone
The new app resulted from Apple’s on-going disagreement with Google regarding Android. Apple has been keen to remove the search giant’s presence from its iPhones and iPads including the YouTube and Google Maps apps that have been present since the first iPhone. Apple announced it would not renew its YouTube license and would replace Google Maps with a new app. Continue reading Apple Receives Criticism for New Maps App

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Otterbox iPhone 5 Cases Now Available to Protect Your Jewel-Like Device

Otterbox iPhone 5 casesIt’s here. People across the world are lining up to buy the iPhone 5. And rightly so as there have been major updates to the “jewel-like device” as Apple Senior Vice President of Worldwide Marketing, Philip Schiller put it. And how do you protect that magical phone? With one of the new Otterbox iPhone 5 cases of course. I rock the Otterbox and so do millions of others and rightly so because not only are they super protective, they exude style and feel good in the hand. Continue reading Otterbox iPhone 5 Cases Now Available to Protect Your Jewel-Like Device

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iOS 6 Now Available for iPhone

iOS 6 for iPhoneEven though Apple’s Website says iOS 6 is coming soon, the good folks at AppAdvice saw that it was ready to go this morning. They also put together a quick video to recap what’s new, which you can find after the jump. All you really need to know is that there’s a different maps system, no more Google Maps, Siri now understands more languages and can pull scores and stats … great for us NFL fans and now Facebook is integrated throughout iOS.  Continue reading iOS 6 Now Available for iPhone

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iPhone 5 Now 4G LTE, Lighter, Thinner, Longer, 4-inch Screen with Fifth Row of Apps

iPhone 5 Now AvailableThe hotly anticipated iPhone 5 is now a reality with 4G LTE capabilities, a lighter weight, thinner feel, longer body, 4-inch screen and a fifth row of apps. “It’s an absolutely jewel,” says Schiller. The iPhone 5 is priced at 16GB – $199, 32GB – $299 and 64GB – $399; and the iPhone 4 will be free with two-year contact. Goodbye iPhone 3GS. Continue reading iPhone 5 Now 4G LTE, Lighter, Thinner, Longer, 4-inch Screen with Fifth Row of Apps

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