The Mobile Life

10 Terrible Smart Phone Habits You Want to Avoid at All Costs

Yes, we know that you love your phone.  But even though you and the phone are inseparable, there is a time when you have to part ways, at least a little bit.  You might be accustomed to checking for text messages, voicemails and emails in every spare second.  You’re constantly surfing the web, and you’re taking pictures that you will ...

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Facebook Lets You Do More Chatting with It’s iPhone 5 App

Facebook is pushing its mobile app pretty hard, even though it’s not quite a money maker for the company.  The app has been updated with a few neat features that might be helpful to you on the go, including a “swipe-left” contraption that makes it easier for you to chat with your friends. As if you really need yet another ...

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AT&T Significantly Increases It’s 4G LTE Capacity to Prepare for the New iPhone 5

The iPhone 5 is now an item in department stores around the country.  The moment of truth comes when people buy the phone and try to use it.  Can they get good service or will it be interrupted by capacity limitations? Well, AT&T is hoping to avoid that problem after the release of the new iPhone 5.  They are planning ...

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Experts: Apple, Google to Take 98% of the Mobile Market in 2013

Apple—fresh off of its launch of the iPhone 5—and Google continue to grow their dominance in the mobile marketplace, having positioned themselves to capture as much as 98 percent of mobile device sales by the end of 2012. That bold prediction comes from financial research firm Global Equities Research, just a day after Apple’s flashy Sept. 12 announcement of its ...

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New Connector for the iPhone 5 Causes Some Consumers to Hesitate

Apple may feel overwhelmed by the strong reception of its latest iPhone, but not everyone is excited.  The new connector for the iPhone has irked consumers, making them feel that the company is simply out to milk them for their money.  The old one had 30-pins and connected the iPhone to nearly everything in site. But people are concerned about ...

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Apple Says It’s “Blown Away” by the Number of Orders for the iPhone 5

Apple isn’t releasing the numbers on how many iPhone 5 orders they received, but they are saying that the numbers are through the roof.  The company says that it’s been “blown away” by the numbers, and are now forced to increase the number that they bring to market.  According to CNET.com: “Preorders for iPhone 5 have been incredible,” an Apple ...

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When and Where Can You Buy the iPhone 5?

 Now that the iPhone 5 is official, the real fun can begin. Ensuring that you’ll be one of the lucky few to have the latest iPhone in your hands at the end of launch weekend can be a challenge. So we’ll be updating this page with the latest information surrounding the iPhone 5 launch, and how you can get your ...

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Apple To End Music Sharing Service Ping

Apple on Wednesday quietly announced it is no longer accepting new members to its Ping service and will kill the project altogether on Sept. 30.

If you’re a fan of Apple’s music sharing service Ping, you may want to hurry and share your few favorites before the end of the month. Apple announced on Wednesday that is is no longer accepting anymore members on Ping and will end the project altogether on September 30th. The message appeared in the Ping section of iTunes following Apple’s ...

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iPhone 5 is Announced by Apple: Is it Worth the Price?

Over the past several weeks and months, I can’t tell you how often I’ve gotten the question, “When is the new iPhone coming out?'” We now know the answer to the question. Apple announced a brand new iPhone 5 today. The obvious follow-up question: “Is it worth it?” My true answer must wait until I’ve had a chance to put ...

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Amazon Kindle Fire Comes Covered with Annoying Ads

Jamie Lendino from PC Magazine considers it to be disgraceful that the new Amazon Kindle products come covered with more ads than an outlet mall.  These “special offers” are apparently sprinkled throughout the Kindle Fire HD tablet and Kindle ebook reader.   While giving the products praise for their design, Lendino seems to feel that the ads are a terribly annoying ...

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