T-Mobile Unveils Aggressive Phone Pricing With No Contracts
The American mobile carrier offers the iPhone 5 and other smartphones without locking in customers for two years.
PRX Relaunches Its iPhone App, Now Lets You Download All Your Favorite Public Radio Programs
The Public Radio Player app for the iPhone has been a round for a while now, but today, Cambridge-based Public Radio Exchange (PRX) is relaunching the app with a revamped visual design, new interface and, maybe most importantly, the ability to download episodes of shows so you can listen to This American Life, Radiolab, Car Talk or any of the other more than 1000 public radio programs and podcasts offline.
More American Kids Than Ever Clamor For iPhones And iPads This Holiday Season
Chance are, if you ask a kid in the U.S. what they want to find under the tree (or holiday symbol of your choosing) this year, they'll ask for an iPhone, iPod touch, iPad or iPad mini. Those devices occupied four of the top five spots on Nielsen's annual holiday shopping study among kids aged 6 to 12, which tracks interest in consumer buying habits over the next six months.
In 'Tech Talk' SNL brings a biting commentary on US consumerism
In a biting commentary on the iPhone 5 reviews from American consumer technology media outlets, 'Saturday Night Live' captures a global cultural divide.
In Line For The iPhone 5: Where Have All The Fanbois Gone?
Today I dropped off TC writer Romain Dillet at Apple's 5th Ave flagship store in New York City, where he'll be waiting in line for the iPhone 5. He'll be bringing you updates from the front lines all day, and through the night, until doors open tomorrow at 8am Eastern. But as I helped him get set up, I noticed something interesting. Everyone in line — about two or three dozen of them at this point — was wearing a branded T-shirt. And no, I don't mean Gucci, American Eagle, or Nike. I mean tech brands, like Vibe, Gazelle, and Otterbox. Aside from Romain, the only other folks in line are either buying the phone for their employer (and being paid to do so) or part of the Occupy Apple (or, more recognizably, Occupy Wall Street) movement. My question, then, is where have all the fanboys gone?