Daily Archives: Saturday, July 16, 2011

New Android Market Flatters Windows Phone 7

If imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, then Windows Phone 7 must be feeling pretty flattered in light of the new Android Market. As you can see, it seems to borrow from WP7′s ’tile’ motif quite liberally. Of course, … Continue reading

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PayPal Demos Phone-To-Phone NFC Funds Transfer

At this past week’s MobileBeat 2011 Conference in San Francisco, PayPal demonstrated an Android widget that allows users to transfer funds phone-to-phone using NFC (Near Field Communication). NFC is a very-low power, very-short range radio frequency communications technology, most commonly … Continue reading

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TiVo Down Under Down, But Not Out

Back in 2008, before the site’s hiatus, I covered TiVo’s launch in Australia. Since then they’ve had a lot of ups and downs, and lately mostly downs. The main investor, Seven Network, pulled back, and Hybrid Television Services, the TiVo … Continue reading

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Virgin Media Releases iOS App with TiVo Support

Hot on the heels of TiVo’s release of their updated iOS App in the US, and Virgin Media’s own release of an Android App with TiVo support in the UK, Virgin Media has now released an iOS App with TiVo … Continue reading

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Blockbuster Looks To Profit From Netflix Backlash

In the backlash against Netflix’s price increase, Blockbuster sees an opportunity. Yes, Blockbuster, they’re still around. (Thanks to a recent buyout by Dish Network.) They’re offering disgruntled Netflix customers a one-month free trial, with the offer good through September 15, … Continue reading

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