Tuesday, May 7, 2013
New mobile site allows users to check in on the go.
Carolyn W. Colvin, Acting Commissioner of Social Security, today announced the agency is offering a new mobile optimized website, specifically aimed at smartphone users across the country. People visiting the agency’s website, via smartphone (Android, Blackberry, iPhone, and Windows devices) will be redirected to the agency’s new mobile-friendly site. Once there, visitors can access a mobile version of Social Security’s Frequently Asked Questions, an interactive Social Security number (SSN) decision tree to help people identify documents needed for a new/replacement SSN card, and mobile publications which they can listen to in both English and Spanish right on their phone. "We are committed to meeting the changing needs of the American …
Friday, May 3, 2013
All hardware services for the original iPhone will be discontinued June 11.
The original 2007-era iPhone will be categorized as obsolete beginning June 11, according to an internal memo from Apple, published online Tuesday. "Obsolete" status means people will no longer be able to have their devices serviced through an Apple store. But don't fret. AppleCare and third-party authorized service centers have a different word for the older models: "vintage." They'll still help out users with those devices, according to Business Insider. Other Apple products set to be minted as vintage in June: mid-2007 models of the iMac, the late 2006 model Xserve, and the original Mac Pro, Mac Rumors reported. Apple reportedly sold 6.1 million first generation iPhone units in the year or so before the iPhone 3G was launched in 2008, …
Wednesday, February 13, 2013
New app, KillSwitch, launches on Feb. 14.
Just in time for the most romantic day of the year, KillSwitch launches in the App Store and GooglePlay today, Feb. 14. According to Mashable, KillSwitch "makes it easy to eliminate your ex's entire presence on your Facebook timeline," however, you must still be Facebook friends with your ex. Identify the Facebook user from your friends list and the "app then crawls your profile for content." You can choose to delete all status updates, photos, videos, everything of your ex or just specific posts and pictures. All deleted pictures are saved "in a hidden album on your Facebook" according to the KillSwitch website. Learn more about KillSwitch here.
Saturday, January 19, 2013
Plastic chassis parts may be key to bringing down the price for the gold standard of smartphones.
Saturday, January 19
Do you covet an iPhone but shy away from the high-end smartphone's price tag? A solution may be on its way. Rumors of a new, lower-cost iPhone continue to swirl, despite denials from the top of the Apple food chain. Watch the video the learn more.
Monday, May 21, 2012
With Cellpig's new protective iPhone case, the company will replace your phone for free if it breaks while inside the case
A company called Cellpig has a new iPhone protective case called Cellhelmet - and if you drop your iPhone 4 or 4S, and it breaks, Cellpig will replace if for free. According to a Mashable article, Cellpig and its concept began as a Kickstarter project. Cases are not available for retail sale. A spokesman for Cellhelmet said over the next two weeks they will be pushing up to various retailers across Pennsylvania. The only place to order one at present is at this link. Even jailbroken phones are covered under Cellpig's promise. According to its website, Cellhelmet includes accidental damage coverage, new, used and unlocked iPhones are covered too. It will not cover water-damaged iPhones, unfortunately. The case is backed by a New York-based…
Tuesday, March 27, 2012
Free app now available for shoppers’ iPhone® and AndroidTM devices
Tuesday, March 27, 2012
The following release was sent in by Laura Jacobs of e3communications: Carlisle, PA – As part of its ongoing commitment to offering customers simple solutions to enhance their shopping experience, GIANT Food Stores announced the launch of its first mobile application for iPhone® and AndroidTM devices [in February]. Customers can now download the mobile application for free at the App Store or Android Market. “More customers are relying on the convenience that technology can offer and we are committed to bringing that innovation to our customers and to our stores,” said Rick Herring, president, GIANT Food Stores. “The launch of a mobile app is a natural extension to the suite of technologies we currently offer in store. We also look forward…