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Carriers overcount your data consumption, study reveals

09/14/2012, When using mobile phones with data plans, one of the major concerns of the users is to try and keep their data volume low so as not to bump the monthly bill. However, too often users complain that they feel their wireless carriers charge them for more...

Cloud Shredder keeps your files secure

11/01/2011, Making sure that your data is safe can be a tricky issue. If you leave it on your hard disk, anybody who steals your computer or hacks into it will gain access to it. If you keep it on the cloud, anybody who hacks the service or obtains your login details...

Carbonite Backups Adds New Features

11/01/2011, Online backup service Carbonite has just released new features this morning which includes backups for external drives, to the cloud and to an external drive – to create a snapshot of your own disk. Finally, there’s a Courier Recovery service...

iPhone 4S battery not as good as iPhone 4?

10/17/2011, Apart from Apple’s brand new iPhone 4S featuring an A5 dual-core processor, one of the features boasted by Apple regarding the iPhone 4S is its supposed longer lasting battery, which we guess can help seal the deal for some who may be worried about...

Sprint to keep unlimited data plans

09/26/2011, Great news for Sprint users – if you’ve got any fears about the carrier getting rid of your unlimited data plan, you’ve got nothing to worry about. At least that’s what Sprint’s Chief Technology Officier, Stephen Bye, said when...

Sprint to cap Mobile Hotspot add-on plan next month

09/21/2011, Sprint’s been increasing its prices a lot recently – first it was the early termination fee, then it was the upgrade fee and now it looks like they’re about to deliver another blow to its customers. The folks over at SprintFeed managed to...

AT&T confirms throttling for users with unlimited data plans

07/29/2011, When a carrier has something to announce about its unlimited plans – it’s usually not a good sign. Not too long ago carriers were all about discontinuing the unlimited plans for new customers and not too long after that came the announcement of...

Teen brain data used to predict the success of a pop song

06/13/2011, Teen brain data can be used to predict the success of a pop song, according to the latest findings of scientists at Emory University. They performed an experiment where they got a group of twenty-seven teenagers, aged 12-17 and played them music 120 songs...

Threshold keeps an eye on your iPhone data plan

06/10/2011, If you’re on a limited data plan and you constantly find yourself exceeding your bandwidth cap unknowingly – you might have to get a larger data plan, or curb your data usage. However, checking data usage on the iPhone is quite a hassle at times,...

T-Mobile launches revamped rate plans

05/23/2011, T-Mobile has officially launched a new suite of family and individual plans touted to make data affordable for everyone. The plans are available for both new and existing customers, with single-line and multiline options including unlimited talk, text and...

HIDEIN Key protects your data with a USB stick

05/09/2011, If you’ve been looking for a fast, easy, and reliable method to protect your files, sometimes digital encryption isn’t enough. Especially If you’re a fan of using weak passwords, or the same password for everything. How can you protect...