The GS 4 (Samsung Galaxy S 4) made an appearance at the New York premiere of the The Great Gatsby.
Alicia Keys is showing her support for women and BlackBerry, by offering secret session concerts, ways to participate in her concerts and headlining a new technology scholarship program from BlackBerry.
BlackBerry Global Creative Director, Alicia Keys, launched the new BlackBerry Scholars Program, designed to inspire more women to be educated fields of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM), providing full scholarship for women in these fields.
The Nokia Lumia 521 has many of the features of the iPhone 5 and can cost over fourteen hundred dollars less over a two-year period. (chart follows)
The Home Shopping Network did so well with its sale of the Nokia Lumia 521 it was a show stopper. If you didn't buy on HSN it will be available directly from T-Mobile on May 22 and should be restocked at Walmart with an exclusive $30 a month plan which is by far the best deal around and worth waiting for by bargain hunters.
Verizon announced the Powerful Answers Award, which offers $10 million dollars for the most innovative solutions in healthcare, education and sustainability.
The Powerful Answers Award is a global challenge to inspire and reward innovative solutions that address society’s biggest challenges in education, healthcare, and sustainability utilizing Verizon’s unique combination of network, device and platform technologies. A total of $10 million in cash prizes will be awarded.The award is open technology, academic, government, and not-for-profit industries and communities.
AT&T today announced the commitment of Verizon, Sprint, T-Mobile and 200 + organizations to join their It Can Wait movement to end texting while driving.
Texting while driving involved in more than 100,000 car accidents a year (National Safety Council) and makes drivers 23 times more likely to be involved in a wreck
A reminder to our readers that at 4:30 pm PT, 5:30 pmMT, 4:30 CDT and 7:30 ET you can watch Alicia Keys live from Orlando, FL Universal Studios.
The Keep Moving Experience produced by Alicia Keys, BlackBerry’s new Global Creative Director, includes performances by Alicia Keys, Alabama Shakes, Miguel, Maria Gadú, and Cedric Gervais.
The entertainment from Universal Studios will be accessible via webcast beginning at 7:30 p.m. ET: www.blackberrylive.com.
T-Mobile is updating its Samsung Galaxy S III to Android 4.2.1 Jelly Bean.
The update is available OTA (Over-the-Air) or via the Kies app. The OTA T999UVDMD5 update will be pushed out over time to use and will continue until June 16.
New Features of from Samsung are Multi-Window, Auto-pairing via NFC, enhanced Camera options, Sound Balance, Paper Artist, Samsung Gallery, Blocking Mode and Easy Mode. DO NOT STOP the process during the update, like we did with out AT&T model (see video).
Verizon Wireless has moved up the release date of the Samsung Galaxy S 4 to be available in stores on May 23. Verizon is currently taking preorders for the Samsung Galaxy S 4 which sells for $199 with a contract after a $50 rebate.
This is the first time, we've seen a release date changed to be earlier, than announced which is good sign. In the past with devices such as the HTC Thunderbolt, release dates were pushed later and later.
The iPhone 5 on T-Mobile when all costs are figured was the best deal around for an iPhone and still is after a $50 down payment price hike that started today. The $50 discount can be achieved by transfering a phone number from another carrier or trading in a valuable used smartphone. (see chart)
The $99.99 down deal is now over the total payments for the iPhone 5 has been increased from $579.99 to $629. The initial fee to buy an iPhone 5 is now $150.
We're getting closer to see what Google and Motorola will be producing in the coming months. There have been new Nexus 4/5 LTE and Motorola X (XFON) reports as we approach Google I/O.
LG Megalodon Nexus 4 LTE or Nexus 5?
LG is reportedly working on the next Nexus 4/5. Some retailers in the U.K. have taken Nexus 4 off the shelves and are not stocking them. Google's retail locator for the Nexus 4 shows limited retail availability.
The top wireless news this week included the top names in the business, Sasmung, iPhone, BlackBerry and Nexus. Ads show older people in a negative light, while sales explode profits.
We think the best Tweet for Mom on Mother's Day is "I Love You," while Jimmy Fallon had some fun with what mothers say, text and Tweet.
Jimmy Fallon asked his viewers to Tweet the funny things mothers said, texted and Tweeted. Under the hashtag #momquotes.