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Leak suggests Verizon will get Windows Phone 8-powered Nokia Lumia 822

Leak suggests Verizon will get Windows Phone 8-powered Nokia Lumia 822

AT&T has the Nokia Lumia 820 and T-Mobile announced on Monday it will offer the Lumia 810. But what Windows Phone 8 devices will Verizon Wireless carry? If leaks on evleaks‘ Twitter account can be trusted, Verizon will get its own variant of the new Lumia series called the Lumia 822, code-named “Atlas.” If it’s ...

Verizon iPhone owners have 30 days to opt-out of sharing location, search data and more with advertisers

Verizon iPhone owners have 30 days to opt-out of sharing location, search data and more with advertisers

If you’re the brand new owner of a Verizon iPhone, you’ve got 30 days to opt-out of sharing information including anonymized location data as well as demographics like age, gender, sports teams, dining habits and more. The opt-out was pointed out by Bryan Clark on App.net and shared by Benjamin Brooks. The opt-out ...

Shelly Palmer Radio Report – October 10, 2012

Shelly Palmer Radio Report – October 10, 2012

You’ve had almost three weeks to play with your iPhone 5 and try out all the new features of iOS 6. Everyone knows the new Apple Maps stink – just ask Apple CEO Tim Cook, who issued an apology on the subject. An apology doesn’t help you get where you need to go, though. You know what does? Google Maps. What’s even ...

New iPod touch now hitting Apple Stores, preorders begin shipping

New iPod touch now hitting Apple Stores, preorders begin shipping

Apple’s fifth-generation iPod touch didn’t get much attention when it was unveiled late last month since the new iPhone 5 was clearly the star of the show. With the Cupertino, California-based company’s new iPhone now well on its way to becoming the best-selling smartphone ever, Apple has begun fulfilling preorders of ...

T-Mobile USA locks Nokia 810 exclusive, launching in the “coming weeks”

T-Mobile USA locks Nokia 810 exclusive, launching in the “coming weeks”

Nokia announced on Monday that its newest phone, the Nokia Lumia 810, will be available on T-Mobile here in the United States within the coming weeks. For a while now, Nokia’s flagship phone has remained exclusively on AT&T, but with the impending release of Windows Phone 8, it looks like Nokia has decided to move ...

Tip: How to Get Google Maps on iOS 6

Tip: How to Get Google Maps on iOS 6

The biggest concern I've heard from Apple users about the latest mobile operating system, iOS 6, is that the Maps app has completely changed. It used to be powered by Google, but Apple brought it in house, and unfortunately, it hasn't been as thoroughly tested, scrutinized, and polished as Google's maps have been. If you've ...

Apple begins shipping Lightning to 30-Pin Adapter orders

Apple begins shipping Lightning to 30-Pin Adapter orders

Apple’s Lightning to 30-pin adapter, the connector that ensures all of your old iPhone and iPod accessories will work with your new iPhone 5, has now started shipping, more than three weeks after the smartphone launched. Macrumors received word from some customers in Australia, who have received a shipping notification ...

Angry Birds Star Wars Arrives on November 8. We’re Not Making This Up!

Angry Birds Star Wars Arrives on November 8. We’re Not Making This Up!

Yep. Angry Birds + Star Wars. Just announced by the Angry Birds folks at Rovio. The game will be out for iOS, Android, Amazon Kindle Fire, Mac, PC, Windows Phone and Windows 8. Peter Vesterbacka, chief marketing man at Angry Birds studio Rovio calls the game "the best Angry Birds game we've ever done. It's the best parts of ...

iPhone 5 “purple halo” gets Apple statement

iPhone 5 “purple halo” gets Apple statement

If you’ve been using your iPhone 5 since the start and have never noticed a little bit of the ol’ Purple Haze appearing at the edge of your photos, you’re lucky – Apple has just addressed this situation occurring with some users in an official statement. It would appear that if you’ve got a light source right ...

Bing launches ‘Edibly,’ a new shopping discovery app for iPhone

Bing launches ‘Edibly,’ a new shopping discovery app for iPhone

On Friday, Bing launched ‘Edibly’ for iPhone, an application that will allow users to browse the Pike Place Market on their handsets. The application is designed to provide an in-depth and up to date look at the famed market. Naturally, you can expect a good deal of bellyaching from Windows Phone users over the ...