It's a hot week in the news if you're interested in the future of cellphones. Carriers are getting shut down on the lock-out while one of the nation's biggest providers thinks the same big bucks they've been raking in over the years isn't quite enough. Plus some holiday classics get the iOS treatment. That and more under the fold, so dig in.
Cloud storage is a rough business, with new competitors coming out of the woodwork on nearly a weekly basis with the lure of even more free space -- which is why SugarSync has decided to pivot in the opposite direction.
It's Friday and that means the first week of November is already behind us, with only three weeks to go before the annual insanity known as Black Friday. While we may not have any deals in today's recap, there's a little something for everyone to look forward to, including a couple of popular app updates you can download right away. Let's dive in, shall we...?
Should you need further evidence of T-Mobile's claims that U.S. carriers are essentially evil, Verizon Wireless proved it on Friday by actually extending the length of time its customers have to wait to become eligible for an upgrade -- all while proudly boasting that they can buy a full-priced handset anytime they'd like, as long as they keep forking over for that contract. With the speed at which new devices are released these days, we imagine this move won't be appreciated by too many Verizon customers...
Cloud storage has become a hot commodity in the tech world, with each service continually trying to leapfrog the others. This week, it's SugarSync's turn, with a slick new version 2.0 public beta now available for all to enjoy.
Working remotely is only practical if you can stay in touch with family, friends, and colleagues, sharing files and ideas in real time. That means having some way of efficiently sharing documents--one that’s as simple from an iPad at home as it is from your Mac or PC back at the office. Here, you’re spoiled for choice.