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New Photography Hobby

In addition to our ongoing personal fitness goals, the wife and I have decided to take up a new hobby...photography. We both have been interested in it for a while now and we're always taking pictures with our smartphones and point-and-shoot cameras. We have a couple of iPhones in the house and I have a [...]

By | August 10th, 2014|Photography|

Editorial: Mobile Device Brand Recognition

Our friends over at PocketNow wrote an interesting article this morning that talks about Android brand recognition and the terms that are flying around out there like Droid and Galaxy. In their article, they talk about how the common consumer refers to these phones based on their individual brands, not the operating system they run [...]

By | February 11th, 2013|Mobile|

Sneak Peek At Nokia’s Upcoming Music+

Nokia has announced its upcoming subscription-based Music+ app, which will be coming within the next few weeks. The video below has been released, which demonstrates some of its features. The subscription is €3.99/$3.99 a month (also rumored to be $3.99/month for those in the US), and it will give you unlimited offline caching of stations, [...]

By | January 28th, 2013|Apps|

“Red October” Malware Targets Governments Worldwide

Kaspersky Labs has discovered a new malware that targets members of governments, political groups, and research institutions, called Red October, or Rocra. This malware mostly targets Eastern Europe, former USSR members, and central Asia, with a few sightings in North America. The malware is sent via a spear-phishing email which, according to the firm, targets [...]

By | January 14th, 2013|Malware, Security|

Google Maps Now Available In iOS App Store

For those of you that have been disappointed in Apple Maps for the iPhone 5, last night, Google released the much anticipated Google Maps app. Nokia released their Nokia Maps app a while ago, which felt rushed to the market. The new Google Maps isn't like the old built-in maps app that Apple had before. [...]

By | December 13th, 2012|Apps|

Nokia Here Maps Now Available In Apple’s App Store

Last week I reported that Google was putting the finishing touches on their Google Maps app for Apple devices. Today, Nokia has beat Google to the punch and has released their version of Here Maps with features including live traffic information, public transportation data, voice-guided walking navigation and more. Features: • Map views – Pick [...]

By | November 20th, 2012|Apps|

Google Maps App Nearing Completion For iOS

According to CNet, the much anticipated Google Maps app for the iPhone is nearing completion and is in the final stage of testing. We all know how bad the Apple Maps app got with iOS 5, so this will offer much relief to those iPhone users still needing a reliable navigation app. The reports even [...]

By | November 15th, 2012|Apps, Smartphone|

Windows Phone 8 Officially Announced Today

Also announced today was Windows Phone 8 by Microsoft. Last week, they announced Windows 8 and their new Surface tablets, and today comes the phone version of that. I've been a Windows Phone user for a while now and even though I switched off to Android and the iPhone in between, I still came back [...]

By | October 29th, 2012|Mobile, Smartphone|
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