The Light Phone, a Companion for your iPhone

The Light Phone might not be a high functioning smartphone with a high-def touch screen, but it does make and receive phone calls. That might not sound very interesting, but what is cool about this phone is that it can be like your virtual receptionist. Through an app on your smartphone, when a phone call […]

Amazon Releases Smartphone Fire

Although the number of smartphone users has exploded in recent years, not too many companies have successfully established themselves as major players in the smartphone market. In April, Amazon revealed its intention of wading into the smartphone market this Summer, and last week Amazon debuted its Fire smartphone, which boasts some impressive features and specs. […]

Voicecalls with New Samsung Wearable Will Not Require Smartphone

The technology of wearables continues to progress at a rapid clip. Samsung has released a slew of these devices in the last few years; the watches enable users to surf the web and make phone calls – with the aid of a smartphone. But recent reports indicate that Samsung has a smartwatch in the works […]

Marc Andreessen on the Future of Technology and Implications for Government Service to Citizens

If you are a professional in technology, government and/or business you have no doubt already been exposed to the very interesting Marc Andreessen. Odds are many of our readers are already tracking his thoughts closely via his blog, his media interactions captured on YouTube and his very dynamic and thought engaging Twitter Feed where you can now track the dynamics […]

Statistician Believes Kill Switch Could Save Americans $2.6 Billion per Year

Kill Switches – the technology to remotely render stolen smartphones unusable – have recently received attention for their potential to protect smartphone owners. According to an FCC report, cell phone thefts constitute 30-40% of all thefts in major U.S. cities. Senators in California and in Congress have introduced bills that would make installing the Kill […]

Boeing Black Smartphone: Security, modularity and productivity

Note: this is from the official Boeing release at: http://ctolink.us/1o9Txf7 But I thought I should mention, these guys briefed me on this effort two years ago. This has been a long time in the making. – bg Security, modularity and productivity delivered – all in one trusted mobile device. The U.S. defense and security communities demand trusted […]