If Amazon's goal is to get Kindles in more hands, and sell more ebooks in the process, then it doesn't need ad-supported Kindles that are only slightly cheaper than retail. It just needs to promote the Kindle apps.
The mobile space is exploding with smartphones in every pocket and tablets on the horizon. James Kendrick brings you the latest news from the mobile world and a breakdown of what it means to you. If it is tech and it moves, you'll find it here.
James Kendrick has been using mobile devices since they weighed 30 pounds, and has been sharing his insights on mobile technology for almost that long.
Some students in Toronto have developed an iPhone app that speaks for stroke victims and others unable to speak on their own. What may be a first for such uses, the MyVoice app is location-aware.
The top 2 Android phones currently available are the HTC Thunderbolt on Verizon and the Motorola Atrix 4G on AT&T. We put them head-to-head to see which one is tops.
Like commuters on a crowded subway jostling for a steady position for the trip, OEMs making tablets are looking to grab a good spot in the market, and they face a big dilemma.
The FedEx guy dropped off the Samsung SCH-LC11 4G LTE Mobile Hotspot today, the wireless hotspot from Verizon. I've only had the Samsung for a few hours so all I can offer are initial thoughts about the gadget.
High-speed 4G networks tax device batteries to the limit. Using a phone as a mobile hotspot may not be as feasible as getting a 4G MiFi for heavy users.
Globe trotters can attest to how hard it can be to get a data connection in many countries, especially at reasonable cost. It's now easy with a MiFi rental service that provides unlimited data in 39 countries.
This is a peek into a technology writer’s home office, aka Mobile News Manor, discussing gadgets, apps, best practices using same, and ebooks. This week the Thunderbolt hit the Manor.
Noah Kravitz of TechnoBuffalo and I continue with Good to Go: a weekly video show covering the hot topics of the day. In this show we talk about HTC, the giant in the smartphone space.
The Guardly app is now available for the iPhone and iPod Touch, providing one touch connection to a personal safety network and authorities during times of stress and disaster.