• Spring, David Tisch’s Latest Venture, Is Instagram For Shopping

    Spring, David Tisch’s Latest Venture, Is Instagram For Shopping

    For the past year, investor and serial entrepreneur David Tisch has been working with his brother Alan to build an enjoyable way to shop on mobile. Today, that fruits of that labor springs onto the scene. Read More

  • David Tisch’s Stealthy Mobile Commerce Product, Spring, Closes $7.5M Series A

    David Tisch’s Stealthy Mobile Commerce Product, Spring, Closes $7.5M Series A

    David Tisch has been quietly working on a project called Jello Labs for over a year. He hasn’t said much about what the product will be, other than that it involves mobile commerce. However, today we can shed a bit more light on the super stealth project. For one, the product is actually called Spring, with Jello Labs being more of a company name or a placeholder name. Read More

  • SoftBank's complete 17 cell phone winter line-up (photo gallery)

    KDDI did it as early as last month, and today it was NTT Docomo’s and SoftBank’s turn to unveil their line-ups of new cell phones for the Japanese market. Here are all of SoftBank’s 17 future models [JP], which will be sold in Japan from this fall through spring 2010. Read More

  • NEC Japan presents LaVie notebook spring lineup

    NEC Japan today unveiled its lineup of LaVie notebooks for spring 2009 [JP]. The company introduced a total of three new models that will be available in Nippon as early as Thursday (no announcements regarding a possible release abroad have been made). Read More

  • Happy Spring

    We’re taking a half-day today out of deference to religious tradition and simply because we’re all really sleepy and cold here in the northeast. Have a great long weekend and blessed whatever you celebrate. Read More

  • New Service from Sprint Helps You Lie

    Cellphones are a bridge between one human and all of his or her fellow humans. Fortunately, it’s a drawbridge, and one can raise it to keep certain people at bay. Sometimes, though, you’re in a situation that calls for a quick out, a need to escape with a convenient excuse. Sprint knows this, and has a solution: MobileFaker. MobileFaker (MF for short) is a collection of services… Read More

  • W531 Dual-Class Phone Makes Its Way to Sprint

    GSM is used by most of the world as a standard for cellular communications. Sprint and Verizon have traditionally poo-pooed the idea of being compatible. After all, the phones are locked to the provider’s network, so who cares? Sprint does, it seems. It’s prepping Samsung’s W531. It’s a CDMA phone with a GSM SIM slot, a dual-class badboy, like a half-mage/half-paladin. Read More