Siri investor Shawn Carolan has launched a new email and task management app, Handle, at the TechCrunch Disrupt conference. The web-based service with iOS companion app is based on the same CRUD (Create, Read, Update, Delete) approach as the highly popular Mailbox iOS app … Read more
Boost Mobile, a prepaid US carrier powered by Sprint’s network, will be the latest carrier to add the iPhone to their lineup, according to Twitter user @evleaks. The phone is claimed to launch in Q3, and will make Boost the fourth prepaid carrier in the United States to carry Apple’s smartphone.
Sprint’s other prepaid holding, Virgin Mobile, has carried the iPhone since June of 2012 and recently launched a bizarrely awesome ad campaign to lure customers away from other networks. A competing prepaid carrier, Cricket, has also carried the iPhone since June. Straight Talk became the third big prepaid iPhone carrier in January of 2013.
According to multiple people who have either seen or have been briefed on the upcoming iOS 7, the operating system sports a redesigned user-interface that will be attractive to new iOS users, but potentially unsettling for those who are long-accustomed to the platform…
What’s New in Version 3.0.0
Get just the right information at just the right time with Google Now.
• weather and traffic conditions before you start your day
• updates on your favorite sports teams and breaking news stories as they happen
Find out more about all other ways Google Now can help at http://www.google.com/now
Google is also working to bring some voice functionality to its desktop website. While Google Now has a voice component that has been compared to Apple’s Siri on many occasions, the essence of the feature is truly to provide timely, location based information.
The iPad was rated by consumers as the best tablet for the second time running in the JD Power customer satisfaction survey, with no competitor tablet rated above About average. Back in March, the iPhone was rated best phone for the 9th consecutive time, a fact Apple includes prominently on its Why iPhone webpage.
Tablet owners were asked to give an overall satisfaction rating, as well as rank their tablet on five specific factors, each given a weighting from most to least important … Read more