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AT&T proposes selling customers and spectrum to Leap Wireless to save T-Mobile deal

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The proposed merger between AT&T and T-Mobile USA just gets more and more interesting. The deal has reached the point where AT&T will need to make several concessions if it is to have even a remote chance of success against a sea of litigation. This will include selling spectrum and customers to smaller, regional wireless companies, who would least likely benefit from the deal going through.

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Not even Android can save the BlackBerry PlayBook, has shipped just 200,000 units

BlackBerry Playbook

We’re going to let our pals at CrackBerry do the legwork on this one, but it’s a number that needs to be noted here: RIM just announced in its Q2 earnings call that it’s shipped just 200,000 BlackBerry PlayBook tablets — and that’s shipped, not sold — in three months. We care, of course, because RIM’s hacked a sort of Android emulator (they call it an “Android Player”) onto the thing. But at  [Read More…]

Capture the Bad Pennies and Save the Girl Coins with ‘Coin Drop’

Ohnoes!  Bad Pennies have invaded the colorful world of Coin Drop and are messing with the girl Coins!  It’s up to you to save the day, but do you have what it takes?  FullFat Productions has released their first title, Coin Drop!, a physics-based games with 75 levels of simply gorgeous graphics.  After just ten minutes of playing this one, I’m ready to call it one of the best  [Read More…]

Pinch Lets Users Save on SMS/MMS Charges, Earn Prizes

Looking to save on your monthly cell phone bill but aren’t sure where to start?  Affle believes they have the answer with their Pinch messaging client.  According to them, users can not only save money by cutting their SMS and MMS charges, but they can also earn cash in monthly, quarterly, and yearly prizes.  The free app works on Android 2.1 or higher, allows for conversations across multiple platforms  [Read More…]

Android 101: Save battery by keeping Wifi alive

Wifi sleep policy

This tip is one that seems counter-intuitive, but you can save a lot of wear and tear on your Android phone’s battery if you tell it to keep the Wifi radio turned on and connected while the phone is sleeping.  Your phone needs a lot of juice to keep pinging those cell towers, and even more to transmit data to and from them.  Wifi radios use much less power because  [Read More…]

Save a Little Money on Gas

Gas prices are going crazy around the world. Here are a couple of apps to help you find better prices and track your consumption.

 

GasBuddy (USA Only)

GasBuddy helps you find the nearest Gas stations and prices so you can judge where to get the best prices. GasBuddy can automatically do this by your current location, you can also search by City or Zip code.

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