Contacts

  • Deets For iOS Keeps Contacts Up To Date Automatically, Lets You Share Files, Photos & More

    Deets For iOS Keeps Contacts Up To Date Automatically, Lets You Share Files, Photos & More

    Deets is a newly launched mobile app that lets you organize your contacts and keep everyone’s information up-to-date automatically, but that description alone sells it a bit short. This new iOS app is a little bit of everything – it’s a communication hub, a contact synchronization utility and even social networking service. The idea is somewhat similar to the concept of… Read More

  • Fruux Keeps Your Calendars and Contacts In Sync Between All Of Your Devices

    Fruux Keeps Your Calendars and Contacts In Sync Between All Of Your Devices

    Keeping your calendars, contacts and tasks in sync between all of your devices is still a bit of a hassle – especially if you use different operating systems and vendors. Germany-based Fruux, which was founded in 2010, offers a simple and elegant solution for keeping your contacts and calendars in sync between all of your phones, tablets, laptops and desktops. Sure, you could use iCloud… Read More

  • The Privacy Problem: We Have Met The Enemy And He Is Us

    The Privacy Problem: We Have Met The Enemy And He Is Us

    This morning I was ready to bust some heads. I got a text message at about 8:39 from Highlight, the hot new social network thing that will disappear once everyone digests the last of their brisket on the plane ride home from SXSW. The SMS was pretty innocuous (“Download the app!”) but it included a list of 141 phone numbers. Had iOS been able to handle sending messages to 141 people… Read More

  • The contact revolution will be electronicized (and lubricated)

    The contact revolution will be electronicized (and lubricated)


    I have bad vision. Not super bad, but bad enough that I should probably have contacts (I lost my glasses three years ago). But whenever I see contacts in the wild, they’re dry, scratchy, or forgotten overnight; do I really want to endure that, or am I okay with my 20/50-ish vision? Well, new developments coming down the pipes from some optics-boffins may convince me to take the… Read More

  • AppleTV getting calendar/contact sync (??)

    AppleTV getting calendar/contact sync (??)

    Some of the folks at AppleTVSource found some strings pertaining to calendar and contacts syncing for the Apple TV which sounds fairly far-fetched. Maybe you can add your calendar entries on the TV? The Apple TV will inform you when you’re late? Who knows. Rumor and innuendo, friends. Contacts and Calendar syncing coming to the Apple TV? [AppleTVSource] Read More

  • Verizon to Offer OTA Contact Sync

    Why is this man smiling? Because Verizon today announced it will be selling a service from Plaxo that allows its wireless customers to automagically sync up their contacts between their computers and mobile devices, over the air. The Java BREW application is compatible with most current Verizon handsets and costs $4.49 a month. While we’d rather see this as a one-time fee-for-service… Read More