After receiving harsh criticism for throttling the speeds of unlimited-data-plan subscribers, AT&T had a change of heart. Now users won’t experience reduced speeds until reaching 3GB of use in a single month. If you’ve got a 4G device, you can use up to 5GB of data before being throttled. In other news, a federal appeals court ruled that law enforcement can search your cellphone for its number without obtaining a warrant. The court compared searching your phone or computer to looking through a diary, ruling it permissible if the information is relevant to the crime. And finally, Zynga announced a new platform that helps the company separate itself from its dependency on Facebook. In the coming days you can log on to Zynga.com and play its most popular games including Words with Friends. Zynga’s platform will also include games from other developers.
Shelly Palmer Radio Report – March 2, 2012
Author: Shelly Palmer
Shelly Palmer is Fox 5 New York's On-air Tech Expert (WNYW-TV) and the host of Fox Television's monthly show Shelly Palmer Digital Living. He also hosts United Stations Radio Network's, Shelly Palmer Digital Living Daily, a daily syndicated radio report that features insightful commentary and a unique insiders take on the biggest stories in technology, media, and entertainment. He is Managing Director of Advanced Media Ventures Group, LLC an industry-leading advisory and business development firm and a member of the Executive Committee of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (the organization that bestows the coveted Emmy® Awards).