Tagged with: iPhone

Shelly Palmer Radio Report – May 9, 2011

Shelly Palmer Radio Report – May 9, 2011

New York City has selected the Nissan NV200 as its vehicle of choice for its future cab fleet. The minivan was chosen for its overall interior size, durability and gas mileage. The new model will roll out in 2013, with Nissan testing 6 electric cabs at the beginning of next year. In other news, creating super-cheap ...

Senate Hearing Apple & Google on Tracking Issue

Senate Hearing Apple & Google on Tracking Issue

Apple and Google are set to testify at a Congressional hearing about location-based tracking concerns. Senator Al Franken who chairs the Senate privacy panel called for the hearing, stating that federal law has not kept up with technology. The hearing could be the first step in a series of privacy investigations. Read the ...

Barnes & Noble’s Nook Color 1.2 (Android FroYo 2.2) Review: Tablet or e-Reader?

Barnes & Noble’s Nook Color 1.2 (Android FroYo 2.2) Review: Tablet or e-Reader?

All tablets are e-readers, but all e-readers are not tablets. B&N recently released a software update for its Nook Color, which takes the full color, touch-screen e-reader and gives it some tablet-like features. At $249.95 it is less than half the price of an iPad 2 or Xoom, and it offers some significant benefits ...

Apple Denies Tracking Claim

Apple Denies Tracking Claim

Apple has finally responded to accusations that its iPhone’s are tracking user data, denying any claims. While no location information is tracked, Apple does store Wi-Fi and cell tower data information to provide local results for maps and apps. A future software update will encrypt the file and reduce its size. Read the ...

Shelly Palmer Radio Report – April 28, 2011

Shelly Palmer Radio Report – April 28, 2011

Apple has finally responded to accusations that its iPhone’s are tracking user data, denying any claims. While no location information is tracked, Apple does store Wi-Fi and cell tower data information to provide local results for maps and apps. A future software update will encrypt the file and reduce its size. In other ...

Live Digital with Shelly Palmer Episode #57

Live Digital with Shelly Palmer Episode #57

Next on Live Digital: Android is everywhere, but does it have the market reach of iOS? Are the leading tech companies environmentally friendly? Will Amazon’s web hosting crash make us rethink the cloud? And, is the iPhone tracking issue just FUD-mongering? Plus, Intel’s Frank Soqui shows off some smart robots, I’ll ...

White iPhone 4 Coming to Retailers

White iPhone 4 Coming to Retailers

The white iPhone 4 is finally making its way into stores. Retailers began receiving promotional material suggesting an AT&T and Verizon launch this week. Apple hopes the white iPhone 4 will boost sales until the new model comes out late this year. Read the full article at AppleInsider.com ...

Shelly Palmer Radio Report – April 25, 2011

Shelly Palmer Radio Report – April 25, 2011

Sony’s PlayStation Network has been offline for days, due to what Sony is calling an “external “intrusion.” The service that lets PlayStation 3 owners play their games online is not scheduled to come back online until April 26th. While it is not confirmed, many attribute the outage to the hacker group, Anonymous. In ...

Apple is Tracking iPhone and iPad Users: FUD Times!

Apple is Tracking iPhone and iPad Users: FUD Times!

Restless leg syndrome, Vacuums that lose suction, Iraqi Weapons of Mass Destruction and most recently, Apple knows where you are and where you've been! It's all FUD-mongering. (FUD is an acronym for fear, uncertainty and doubt.) And Apple has inspired a huge FUD cycle. It's not surprising. People are always ...

Congress Questions Apple Tracking Issue

Congress Questions Apple Tracking Issue

Congress is already questioning Apple’s motives for tracking user’s location information on the iPhone. Leading the charge is Senator Al Franken who wrote a letter to Steve Jobs, demanding that Apple clarify why and how the tracking is happening. Apple has yet to respond to any of the accusations. Read the full article ...