Techie News

via: (CNN) — Reports have surfaced again in the past week that Facebook is working on a phone. The latest news on the long-rumored project is that Facebook has abandoned its plan to work on both the hardware and software, as Apple does, and instead will partner with hardware manufacturer HTC. The Facebook phone’s software, […]

via: (CNN) — Among chief executives, Steve Jobs was an outlier. CEOs of public companies are generally hands-on, but Jobs was involved in practically every detail, from determining which industries Apple should invade to the material used for the iPhone’s screen. Jobs even got directly involved in customer service, which was a part of […]

via: (CNN) — Porn, violent images and other graphic pieces of content are spreading across Facebook in what appears to be a widespread and ugly spam attack. Graham Cluley, a consultant with Web security firm Sophos, said Tuesday that “explicit and violent” images had been flooding theNews Feeds of Facebook users for the past […]

via: (CNN) — Need more evidence that Facebook’s real-name-only policy has its flaws? Well, here you go: A few days ago, Facebook allegedly kicked famous author Salman Rushdie off of its social network, and then asked him to change his posted name to Ahmed if he wanted to return. Read More

via (CNN) — One of the most highly anticipated apps for Apple devices was made available on Wednesday. At least, until it wasn’t. See More

via: (CNN) — As we enter the final months of 2011, the thoughts of tech watchers like me are turning to what we can expect in 2012. Voice recognition in all our devices? Touch control replacing the mouse and keyboard? The death of the wallet as mobile payments become mainstream? Maybe. But what I’m […]

The 2011 LG U.S. National Texting Championship gets underway today in New York City.  The competition pits 13 fleet-fingered contestants against each other to see who is the fastest cellphone texter in America.  The grand prize is 50-thousand dollars. ### Georgia Snover/at Copyright © 2011 Metro Networks Inc. 10-26-2011 07:11:00

Apple has announced the new iPhone 4S but there have been mixed responses on whether it’s better than the previous released iPhone4. Check out the new upgrades and hopefully you will have a better idea on whether you should buy it or not! From All new camera 8MP Full 1080p HD video recording Siri […]

(Undated)  —  Pre-orders for Apple’s new iPhone 4S begin today.  AT&T and Verizon’s data plans are limited but Sprint is offering an unlimited data plan.  The new iPhone features a more advanced eight-megapixel camera, a faster processor and the voice-controlled Siri feature.  Depending on the model, prices will range from 199-dollars with a new two-year […]

(New York, NY)  —  Apple’s iPad has some new competition.  Amazon has unveiled its Kindle Fire device.  It’s a tablet computer that will cost 199 dollars and ship on November 15th.  The Kindle Fire will be able to use Amazon Cloud storage to save on memory space.  It’ll also stream millions of songs and videos, […]

(VIA — Apple will unveil its next-generation iPhone at an event on Tuesday, October 4, according to a report on AllThingsD, a Wall Street Journal blog network. The phone will be available to consumers “within a few weeks” of that announcement, the publication says, citing unnamed sources. CNN has not confirmed this news and AllThingsD […]

via: (CNN) — As it prepares to host its annual conference Thursday, Facebook is in a funk. No, not the business. CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced that his social network had surpassed 750 million users in July (although there’s no telling how many of those are pets), and the company is on track to collect […]