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Late adopters hold your heads high, Facebook is now available for old-school phones.
The company announced in a blog post Wednesday that it will be rolling out the Facebook app to the some 2,500 different kinds of feature phones folks use all over the world.
Before you get too excited, this isn’t about Read More
Sometimes winter weather inspires us to make snow angels and have snowball fights. And sometimes it leaves us stranded in an airport, tweeting in frustration and trolling Amtrak’s website.
Mobile traffic to travel-related sites was up 200% during the blitz, reports Ina Fried at Mobilized, relying on a report from Usablenet, which powers Read More
The Zagat Survey is about 30 years old and still known best for being a book. So it’s not surprising that their Web product struggled for a while behind a paywall, putting Zagat way behind startups like Yelp and MenuPages.
But lately it seems Zagat’s is striking up mobile and social partnerships left Read More
Gowalla, a location-based service that gives users virtual prizes and discounts for checking in to locations. Basically, it’s a direct competitor to Foursquare.
So the news today that Gowalla has signed a major deal with Disney could be seen as a sign that the Austin-based service is a growing threat to one of Read More
Apple has revolutionized the world of MP3 players, smartphone and tablet computers. In each case it came to control the majority of the market for these devices.
But Fred Wilson, one of New York’s most prominent venture capitalists, doesn’t think the success will last.
“iPhone and iPad have been amazing products that have opened new Read More
When it comes to cell phone use, New Yorkers are more likely than the rest of the nation to keep the thing in their pants. The Post reports that the Empire State ranked 15th for number of total calls per resident, and near the very bottom in the average duration of calls, according to the Read More