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HALLOEEN: Smart phones ruining the scares

October 25, 2012 in The Daily Republic

Phone lines cut by a serial killer? Not a problem with a cell phone. Lights go out? Click the lighter app you haven’t used since that time you saw your dad’s bar band play “Free Bird” at the VFW. Continue Reading

Limit on ‘unlimited data’ takes AT&T customers by surprise

February 13, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Under a new policy, AT&T has started cutting their data speeds as part of an attempt to manage data usage on its network. AT&T has some 17 million customers with “unlimited data” plans that can be subject to throttling, representing just under half of its smartphone users. Continue Reading

New Google mobile mapping service go indoors at malls, airports

November 29, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Mall of America already in Google databaseThe initial Google index only covers a small fraction of the great indoors, but Google Inc. is hoping that will change as more owners and operators of shopping and transportation hubs submit their indoor floor plans so they can be mapped.
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App helps parents track teen driving

April 27, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

A smart phone app developed by a Minneapolis company can take parents of teen drivers along for the ride, even though they aren’t physically in the car. Continue Reading

Minnesota company’s phone app helps parents track teen driving

April 27, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

A smart phone app developed by a Minneapolis company can take parents of teen drivers along for the ride, even though they aren’t physically in the car. Continue Reading

Nokia, Microsoft in smart phone pact to rival Apple, Google

February 11, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Nokia Corp., the world’s largest maker of mobile phones, said today it plans to use Microsoft Corp.’s Windows Phone software as the main platform for its smart phones in an effort to pull market share away from Apple’s iPhone and Android, Google’s software for phones and tablets. Continue Reading

The iPhone comes to Grand Forks

February 10, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

After a four-year wait, Grand Forks area residents eagerly snatched up the newly available smart phone today. “I’ve been doing this for 10 years, and I don’t think I’ve ever seen customers so excited,” a retail district manager for Verizon Wireless said. “They’re shaking hands and high-fiving on their way out the store.” Continue Reading

The iPhone comes to Grand Forks

February 10, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

After a four-year wait, Grand Forks area residents eagerly snatched up the newly available smart phone today. “I’ve been doing this for 10 years, and I don’t think I’ve ever seen customers so excited,” a retail district manager for Verizon Wireless said. “They’re shaking hands and high-fiving on their way out the store.” Continue Reading