This is Clearly the Best Phone Charger Ever

I’m really not sure how that headline can be argued. It’s a phone charger and a giant robot model! Actually, for those of you who aren’t genuine nerds, the robot is actually a Gundam – a mechanized character from a long-running Japanese toy line and anime series. Obviously, this phone charger is a Japanese-only type [...more]

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May 19 2010
By J. Matthew Zoss

Starbucks Offering Coupons Via Foursquare

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You probably have one or two reactions when you hear a news story about Foursquare. You might be like “Huh? What are you talking about, you crazy person?” Or you may be like “Yep, I use it. Tell me more, good sir!” For those of you in the latter camp, you won’t need too much [...more]

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May 18 2010
By J. Matthew Zoss

Search Android Phones With Gestures

There seems to be an obsession with developing new ways to search for content on your phone. There are search suggestions, voice searches, and now even gesture searches. Thanks to a new app available on the Android Market, all phones running Android 2.0 or higher are now searchable by drawing on the screen. Drawing an [...more]

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Mar 13 2010
By J. Matthew Zoss

Firefox’s Mobile Browser “Fennec” For Android

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Hey, I’m using Firefox right now. I like Firefox. I think Firefox is pretty great. So it only stands to reason that I’ll also be into “Fennec,” which is Firefox’s mobile version of its veritable, hard charging browser. Better news? It was recently spotted running on Android, my current favorite mobile operating system. This wasn’t [...more]

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Mar 09 2010
By Asterios Kokkinos

Texting While Driving: The Most Melodramatic PSA Ever?

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This bloody, gruesome PSA about texting while driving is as ridiculously violent as a Tarantino film. In the video, a young girl is chatting with her friends and text messaging on her phone, instead of watching the road. What results is :20 seconds of gory, slow motion car crashes, followed by 3:30 minutes of hysterical [...more]

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Jan 21 2010
By Geoffrey Golden

Google Android’s Super Sucky Tech Support

Google Android is the most buzzed about tech today, but not all the buzz is good. Reports say that customer service for the smart phone is abysmal. Slow response to consumer problems may be because the search engine giant doesn’t have adequate tech support in-house for dealing with hardware issues. Until this point, Google was [...more]

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Jan 14 2010
By Geoffrey Golden

Google Launches “Near Me Now” Button, Delights Millions

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Google’s mobile suite has been nothing short of fantastic. Mobile Gmail is simple and powerful, and Mobile Google Reader keeps you in touch with your RSS feeds on the road. Now, Google raises the stakes with “Near Me Now,” which replaces the need for an separate GPS app to tell you what’s near you with [...more]

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Jan 08 2010
By Asterios Kokkinos