Tag: phones

  • TextSecure

    [Sounds good:][link] >TextSecure is a replacement for the standard text messaging application, allowing you to send and receive text messages as normal. Why isn’t this built-in to Android? or iOS for that matter? or everything? [link]: https://github.com/WhisperSystems/TextSecure “WhisperSystems/TextSecure – GitHub”

  • Motorola’s Android 2.2 Rollout

    [Proving that because you hand them a decent smartphone OS doesn’t mean they’ll know what to do with it][link]: >After a leaked Android 2.2 ROM became available through unofficial sources, Motorola sent cease and desist letters to websites hosting the update, according to IntoMobile. The reasoning may be sound — after all, folks who jumped…

  • Price of The One True Google Phone?

    [According to this][link]: “$199 unlocked in stores. $100 rebate online if you have an active and old Google account.” Sounds like the gloves are off. [link]: http://www.androidguys.com/2009/12/14/reuters-nexus-one-available-directly-through-google-website-january-5/ “Reuters: Nexus One Available Directly Through Google Website January 5 | AndroidGuys”

  • AT&T’s Morale Problem

    [I’m sure the sentiment is more widespread than this one rep][link]. *Update*: [AT&T says it’s a hoax][hoax], and they’re probably right. Consumerist gets it, though: it doesn’t matter if it’s “true” or not. It felt true, and that speaks volumes about AT&T’s business and culture. [link]: http://consumerist.com/5407532/att-rep-wants-to-die “Transcripts: A&T Rep Wants To Die” [hoax]: http://consumerist.com/5408384/att-says-their-rep-doesnt-want-to-die…