Toss 8-bit Kittens!

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January 5, 2016

Do you like cats? Do you wish to be surrounded by cute graphics and the constant meowing of kittens? Then Cat-A-Pult might be just for you! Cat-A-Pult is a casual game developed by Tivola. It is free to play and available for download in the app store. The goal of the game is throw 8-bit cats on a platform and stack them as high as possible. If a cat falls off…

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5 Reasons to Ditch Your Greedy Carrier and Go Prepaid in 2014

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January 3, 2014

2014: Prepaid is In, Two-Year Contracts Out What? You’re still on a two-year contract? Get with the times! If  saving money and having freedom is in your 2014 resolutions, prepaid smartphone plans are the way to go. Last January my family left Verizon and went to Straight Talk with Google Nexus 4s. So far I have been nothing but pleased. I don’t make any money from Straight Talk and have no connection…

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Funny Microsoft Ad Capitalizes on the Apple Vs. Samsung Fight

It’s no secret that Samsung and Apple are fierce competitors in the mobile space. One only needs to look as far as the “Samsunged” ads to see that. Never mind the countless court battles the two fight. Microsoft is exploiting the fanboyism on both sides of the Samsung/Apple fight. Watch this ad. I think Redmond/Espoo hit the mark with this one. So what do you say? Funny or not?

April 29, 2013
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Redmond on the Rise? Windows Phone Growth Outpaces Android, iOS

Windows phone is very appealing to first time smartphone buyers. Forbes.com is reporting that Windows Phone’s market share grew to 5.6 percent from 3.7 percent a year ago. This is impressive growth considering that 66 percent growth. Where is the growth coming from? Smartphone stragglers. Citing research from Kantar Worldpanel ComTech, (that’s a mouthful of a name), Forbes reports that the Windows Phone operating system appeals to first time Smartphone…

April 26, 2013
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Beautiful Ubuntu Phone OS Demoed

The current mobile os market is a duopoly. The vast majority of smartphone users fall into either the iOS or Android camps. Windows Phone is slow making headway but they are still a very small blip on the screen. Enter Ubuntu Phone OS.  The interface looks beautiful and if it performs as promised, looks to be a clean, easy to use and zippy option for those looking for something other…

January 2, 2013
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American’s Pay More Than Three Times What Europeans Pay For Smartphone Service

America, the land of cheap food, crappy public transit and compared to the rest of the world, lagging consumer technology. In yet another example of how we need to ditch the current two-year contract model, we now have hard numbers on how much we overpay for smartphone service Reporting on a study by the GSM association, the New York Times writes that Americans pay an average of $7.50 per GB verses…

October 16, 2012
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Weekend Round Up

Stories that you may have missed during the week: Riot at Foxconn Plant, Could Delay iPhone 5 The week started off with a bang as reports came in Monday morning of a massive worker riot at a Foxconn plant that is part of the Apple supply chain for the iPhone 5. Reports indicate that at least 2,000 workers took part and that 5,000 police were called in to quell the…

September 30, 2012
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LG Intuition: LG Gets the Phablet Wrong

Wonky, ugly and just plain wrong After the recent success of the original Samsung Galaxy Note, it seems that everyone want to get in on the phablet action. HTC for instance is expected to announce their own 5-inch phablet on September 19th. LG has lagged in recent years as none of it’s device have pulled in the type of press coverage that Samsung, HTC, Motorola and Nokia have. The LG Intuition,…

September 10, 2012
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