Posts Tagged ‘cell phone’
Posted by Renee Schmidt

Virgin Atlantic teams up with Telenor’s Aeromobile to offer in-flight calls to passengers on New York to London flights. Now you can stay connected even in-flight!

Picture this: you just boarded a plane and are about to take off. Just a few minutes before take off you remember something important and have to call or text it now because you’ll be out of pocket for the next eight hours. Wouldn’t it be amazing to use your smartphone without restraint?  Well if you are a Virgin Atlantic passenger, there’s good news in store for you.

 
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Posted by Renee Schmidt

What is the relationship between technology and people?

Technology is a powerful vehicle to swiftly connect people across all corners of the earth.  Ironically, in today’s society, technology is being used for the exact opposite means for that which it was intended.

 
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Posted by Renee Schmidt

Technology and children –how are our children being impacted by the ever-increasing use of technology?

Technology has grown to become deeply entrenched in our daily lives; increasingly more so over the last 20 years. The result is children as young as tots proficient with iPads and smartphones, with respective Facebook pages to boot. While it may be cute, it’s not always fun and games. With technology changing so rapidly, parents are struggling to keep up with the latest platforms, and more importantly, the shifting rules of data sharing and online etiquette.

 
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Posted by Renee Schmidt

Fox News LIVE (live.foxnews.com) with Kimberly Guilfoyle (@kimguilfoyle)

U.S. Seeks to Block AT&T Merger with T-Mobile

September 1, 2011 – 12:25PM Segment

 
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Posted by Renee Schmidt

I recently posted about the U.S. government’s meddling in the merger between AT&T and T-Mobile by having filed an antitrust lawsuit to prevent the deal from going through.  

It’s clear that wireless will be the communication and computing technology of the future, as sales of smartphones and tablets/iPads surge.  Competition among mobile carriers, then, is clearly important to both consumers and the economy.

 
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Posted by Renee Schmidt

The U.S. Department of Justice filed an antitrust lawsuit today to block AT&T’s $39 billion merger with T-Mobile. The merger, which would create the largest wireless company in the U.S., would have been a deal between the nation’s second- and fourth-largest wireless phone carriers.  The  Department of Justice filed the suit on antitrust grounds, stating that the merger would substantially lessen competition, result in higher prices and give consumers  lower quality and less innovative products.  Along with Verizon, the two merged companies would account for 78% of the industry’s revenue and over two-thirds of wireless customers in the U.S.

 

 
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Posted by Jesse Braunstein

We think BlackBerry is the new Motorola…. gasp! 

If you’re over 21, that means a couple of things.  In Israel, it means you’ve probably already finished your army service, so congratulations. In America, it means that you can legally drink…congratulations once again. For the intents and purposes of this post, it means that you’re old enough to remember when Motorola was the king of mobile phones.

 
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Posted by Renee Schmidt

What is the best gadget for pets? For your dog, it is the Retrieva Collar, the world’s first tracking and anti-theft dog collar.  Using GPS technology, the Retrieva Collar will make sure Fido is never lost.  The collar locates your pet and displays the information to you via computer or cell phone.  Integrated, snug-fitting yet comfortable design, the collar is made of anti-cut webbing and includes automated tamper and anti–theft alerts.

 
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Posted by Renee Schmidt

Science and Technology bring us Telepathy!

Te·lep·a·thy: [tuh-lep-uh-thee] –noun – Communication between minds by some means other than sensory perception.

That’s right folks –telepathy is just within reach.  Researchers at the University of California, San Diego have developed a system that allows users to dial a number on a cellphone using nothing but their thoughts.

 
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