Category Archive: Tablets

Nov 04

BlackBerry Abandons Bid to Sell Itself, Thorsten Heins, CEO out.


BlackBerry abandoned its bid to sell itself on Monday, and announced it will replace its chief executive. Fairfax Financial, BlackBerry’s largest shareholder with a 10 percent stake, said it won’t buy the struggling smartphone company and take it private but said that Fairfax and other investors will inject $1 billion as part of a revised …

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May 01

LISTA Guest Blogger Mario H. Lopez on Leveraging Mobile Broadband for Hispanic Communities

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No one can deny the impact that Hispanics are having on America’s political, cultural, and economic spheres.  Across the nation, Hispanics are not just changing the landscape because of what they do, but rather how they do it. With regard to broadband access – a crucial service that fuels American innovation, job creation, and educational …

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Nov 16

Hey! Just my $0.02. So, on Whose Side is the Broadband Coalition on?


“The demand for our airwaves is going up and the supply of unencumbered spectrum is going down. The pressure is on.” That was part of the message of FCC Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel at a Silicon Flatirons conference on spectrum in Washington on Tuesday, according to the text of her remarks. Rosenworcel pointed out that the …

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Nov 08

Hispanics are Active Social Networkers, but Guarded About What They Share


Although Hispanics overall post lower-than-average social networking penetration, online US Hispanics are social mavens. For them, the sites occupy an outsized place in their digital lives, according to a new eMarketer report, “US Hispanics and Social Networking: A Digital Space They Make Their Own.” In an Anglo centric online universe that pays comparatively little heed …

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Nov 05

30 Best Android Apps this Week

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Xbox SmartGlass, Britannica Kids, Amazon Cloud Drive Photos, Snapchat, Calvin Harris,  Jamie Oliver, Onavo Count, Summly, Brian Cox, Viz Profanisaurus, James Bond, William Shatner and more It’s time for our weekly roundup of the best new iPhone and iPad apps released this week on Apple‘s App Store, and this one’s a bumper selection. As ever, …

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Oct 30

Windows Phone 8 Hands On: Microsoft May Have a Winner


We go hands on with Microsoft’s latest Windows Phone operating system for the first time, and it appears like Windows Phone 8 may have some fight in it. Windows Phone’s journey began long ago, in 2010. Back then, BlackBerry was still a viable brand and Palm was alive. It appeared like Microsoft was about to …

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Oct 29

How To Tether Your Smartphone in Case Hurricane Sandy Knocks Out Your Internet.


If you’re reading this, you’re lucky enough not to live in one of the 100,000-plus homes across Virginia, Delaware, New Jersey, and other states that, as of about 2:45 p.m. Monday, have already lost power due to Hurricane Sandy. You already have a disaster plan for your food and your pets in case of a …

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Jul 16

Uber-connected Latinos Spend Billions on Mobile, says New Study by Kristian Ramos


It’s no secret young people live on their cell or smart phones, but for Latino youth –that rings even truer. A new report written by Mobile Future and the Hispanic institute underlines young Hispanics and new generations of Americans spend heavily on mobile broadband technology – $17.6 billion on mobile devices and more than $500 …

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Jun 11

Verizon Provides Tips to Help the Transition to Electronic Health Records


Guidance for Heath Care Professionals Moving to Digitized Data To help the nation’s health care providers move from paper-based records to digitized data, Verizon has outlined tips for transitioning to electronic health records.  A digital collection of a patient’s medical history,  EHRs enable faster, more accurate exchange of patient information among payers, providers and patients …

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May 09

LISTA #TechLatino247 Guest Blogger Kristian Ramos: Technology is the key to success for Latinos


Think back to your childhood and remember what it was like learning to type. Remember the computer class room, full of desktop computers and learning the Herzog System of typing. How critical that was for future job prospects. Now imagine your children’s computer lab, what will that look like? Given recent technologic gains, desk top …

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