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AT&T’s Upgrade Fee Doubles This Sunday

While many of you may have been on board with the changes that AT&T recently made to its tiered data plans, we still wish there were more options, you're pr...

Best eReader Apps for iPhone and iPad

Book lovers have many choices for reading eBooks on the iPad and iPhone -- too many, really. The best eReading apps have comfortable, customizable reading experiences and an easy to use interfaces. There are two contenders for the top spot on iOS: Barnes & Noble's Nook and Bluefire Reader.
Yahoo App Search

Hands-On With Yahoo’s App Search – Beating Google At Their Own Game?

This week Yahoo added a new tab to their search bar: Apps. Alongside the ability to search for Android and iPhone apps from the home page the company also added an apps portal for browsing by category and discovery. Of all the things Yahoo has done lately to maintain relevance, this is by far the best.

Pre-Order the Samsung Galaxy Note Today

Should you order the phone today or wait until it's actually out before buying? It's a tempting device with a gorgeous 5.3 inch display, a digitized stylus, plenty of pre-loaded and free apps that support it, plus 4G LTE speeds.
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HTC to Release Fewer Phones in 2012

In comments made to Mobile Today, HTC has confirmed that it will be slashing its smartphone portfolio for 2012 and that it will shift focus away from the tablet...
Galaxy Note S Pen

Samsung Adding S Pen Stylus To The Next Generation Galaxy Tab?

In an interview with LAPTOP Magazine, Samsung product marketing manager Ryan Bidan says that having a pen interface similar to what we see with the Galaxy Note "continues to make a lot of sense across a number of screen sizes," but won't go so far as to say that the next 10.1-inch Tab will have a stylus. Still, the possibility has many all a-buzz with the possibility. I wouldn't be sad to see a small stylus like the Note's come with the next Tab as I'm a fan of stylii in general.
Likelihood of Purchasing CE Devices: men vs. Women Q4 2011

Women Outpace Men In Digital Habits, Buying and Engagement

The old stereotype that women are less engaged with technology than men is just that: a stereotype. And, according to research by Parks Associates consultants, untrue. Not only do women engage more online, they're also more likely than men to buy "hot" tech products and use them for sharing and consuming media. The study says that once women buy a product, be it a smartphone, tablet, TV or laptop, they become heavy users. Not just of the "practical" aspects of the device, but utilizing all of the features available.
iOS and Android apps of the week

GBM’s iOS and Android Apps Of The Week [Jan 15 – 21]

Every week the staff of GBM uses dozens of apps, some we can't live without and some we can't uninstall fast enough. These are the apps we've been using or discovered recently that stood out in the crowd. They range from the practical to the time-wasting (in a good way).