Did you know Google owned a digital coupon business? Neither did we until Re/code recently reported the search giant was killing off Zavers by Google, a service that lasted a mere 17 months (a lifetime by Google standards!), following the Google Shopper app into the great dustbin of great ideas that never took off. But hey, we still have Google Wallet and Google Shopping Express, right?
Is there some kind of class distinction between iOS and Android users? A new study says yes, and actually draws a line in the sand based on what each type of device owner prefers to drink and their preferred method of travel.
Our iPhones collect all sorts of information about our lives. Head over to your privacy settings and you'll find a list of your recent locations. Check out your cellular settings and you can see a running tally of how much time you've spent talking. Reporter, a new tracking app, looks to make your statistics even more personal. Through a series of pop quizzes, it collects information about your life and presents a graphical analysis of your routine — for better or worse.
To the surprise of no one, Amazon's announcement last week that the e-tailer may increase the price of its Prime service by as much as $40 per year wasn't very popular -- but how many subscribers would actually dump Prime?
It's hard not to notice the aggressive tactics T-Mobile US has been using to grab customers from its rivals over the last year, but once they've jumped ship, do they stay put? A new survey paints a pretty clear picture.
While those of us with a sense of film history bemoan the current generation's obsession with remaking everything in sight, a far more disturbing trend has taken hold for films made well before we were born.
Where did you buy your last cell phone? If you answered Apple or Best Buy, you're certainly not alone, as a new survey revealed the two retail giants increasingly make up a big percentage of carrier sales.