The apps, platforms and businesses redefining how we use computers

  • LogMeIn Coming Soon To The BlackBerry Storm

    Another day of WES2009, another day of BlackBerry news. This morning brings an announcement from LogMeIn, makers of the remote desktop access software of the same name. For those unfamiliar with the concept, LogMeIn allows you to control a Windows or Mac computer from another terminal across the internet. Previously, the term “terminal” here was limited to meaning any PC or system… Read More

  • Unreleased Android-running HTC Hero caught on camera

    Lookie, lookie. It seems that HTC’s next Android handset couldn’t avoid the geek paparazzi. We hear that this phone is the rumored HTC Hero and might get a release sometime in Q3 of this year, which sounds ’bout right if working handsets are already in the wild. Read More

  • New version of iTunes will control the PR0N apps

    The new version of the iPhone firmware and the new version of iTunes will include parental controls that allow Mom and Dad to restrict application content on the iPhone. Sadly, you can be absolutely certain that the average kid will be able crack these restrictions, but hey, Apple is trying. Read More

  • Myst for the iPhone: Now smaller, less groundbreaking

    Way back in the olden days, Myst was known colloquially as the “shiznit.” In 1993, a video game with rendered, ray-traced graphics that brought the reader through a magical world of Steampunk-inspired puzzles and mysteriously-worded letters from your uncle. The game was launched the same year as Doom and I assure you that Myst was on par with that proto-FPS in terms of… Read More

  • Google Apps Will Soon Play Friendly With BlackBerry Enterprise Server

    Getting Google Apps to work properly on a BlackBerry smartphone has never been the easiest process. Take Gmail, for example: you could use POP or IMAP, but it won’t sync the read status of each message. That’s no big deal, until you go absolutely insane from a status light that never, ever stops blinking. Now you’re stuck using the Gmail for BlackBerry app. Want your… Read More

  • Update on T-Mobile Sidekick LX pricing

    Folks, just wanted to keep you abreast on pricing for the 3G Sidekick LX (2009) from T-Mobile. It was originally slated to be $200 after a MIR, but that only applies to existing T-Mobile customers. New customers will have to fork over $250 for the new hotness. That is all. Read More

  • BlackBerry Partners Fund announces 2009 BlackBerry Developers Challenge

    The 2009 Wireless Enterprise Symposium for BlackBerry Users hasn’t even officially started yet, but news from the event has already started making its way out. The BlackBerry Partners Fund has just announced their second annual BlackBerry Developers Challenge, offering up a hefty cash prize to the developer who brings the best BlackBerry app and business plan to the table. Read More

  • Supposed leaked T-Mobile roadmap shows G2 in Summer, G1 v.2 in Fall, black boxes year round

    We have absolutely no idea what’s going on with all those shady black boxes in this leaked T-mobile Android roadmap, so the whole things a little iffy to us. CellPhoneSignal posted the image originally, though it only showed the Samsung Houdini and G2 launch dates you see up above. Just a few hours later, TmoToday posted the image with one more box uncovered, revealing the supposed G1… Read More

  • Rumor: HTC Magic coming to T-Mobile with a horrible name?

    Oh, inventory systems. You’re the source of countless pre-release confirmations, open to anyone with a polo bearing the proper logo. T-mobile hasn’t (officially) confirmed the HTC Magic was heading to their shelves, but it’s been pretty much undeniable for the past few weeks. Now, according to this leaked shot obtained by TmoNews, it’s already in the inventory… Read More