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  • Status Automatically Tells Your Friends What You’re Up To And If Your Phone Is Dead

    Status Automatically Tells Your Friends What You’re Up To And If Your Phone Is Dead

    Your phone is dead. Or you’re driving. Or you’re in a meeting. Your girlfriend/boyfriend/lover-person is trying to call you. You didn’t pick up, so now they’re assuming you’re either a) ignoring them or b) dead. Meet Status, an iOS/Android app built to end that. Read More

  • Apple Says Small Fraction Of iMessage Users Having Issues And It’s Working On A Fix

    Apple Says Small Fraction Of iMessage Users Having Issues And It’s Working On A Fix

    Over the last few days, we’ve been hearing reports of people having issues with iMessages, on both the receiving and sending ends. The complaints have grown in volume and frequency and we began inquiring about the issue yesterday. Today, Apple tells us that the issue is affecting a ‘fraction of a percent’ of iMessage users, though that appears to include a big chunk of… Read More

  • StatusPage Lets Anyone Communicate With Customers About Errors And Outages

    StatusPage Lets Anyone Communicate With Customers About Errors And Outages

    Y Combinator-backed StatusPage is in the fortunate position of having paying customers like¬†Jawbone, Shopify, New Relic, Parse, Ping Identity and Zendesk, ahead of today’s official debut. The startup, as you may have guessed, offers a hosted status page for any company with a website, service or application. It’s the kind of thing many businesses want to offer their customers… Read More

  • More handsets to match your handbag


    More from ABI Research, following Dior’s recently launched line of mobile phones, the firm predicts more high-end fashion houses are looking to mobile phones as the latest design frontier. ABI says mobile phones “take on a powerful symbolism” for brands as “personal items used frequently in public,” and representations of a user’s “social status… Read More

  • Matching your handset to your handbag


    More from ABI Research, following Dior’s recently introduced line of mobile phones, the firm predicts more high-end fashion houses are looking to mobile phones as the latest design frontier. ABI says mobile phones “take on a powerful symbolism” for brands as “personal items used frequently in public,” and representations of a user’s “social status… Read More

  • Apple issues MobileMe status update


    Updated sometime yesterday, Apple has given it’s status report regarding the epic failure of MobileMe. Here’s what they had to say. Steve Jobs has asked me to write a posting every other day or so to let everyone know what’s happening with MobileMe, and I’m working directly with the MobileMe group to ensure that we keep you really up to date. In the 14 days since… Read More