smart phones Archive

What We’re Reading: April 27 – May 3

One way your email gets on spammers lists, financial spring cleaning, and stolen mobile phones Find out how Move Inc. is fighting scraping of their listings. Real estate listings are a valuable commodity because of the individual information and...

What We’re Reading: March 2 – March 8

2020: the next housing crisis, resilient agents, and a horse in the living room Even as we’re still recovering from the last housing collapse, economists are forecasting the next crisis. Their best guess: 2020, as aging Boomers start leaving...
March 8, 2013

What We’re Reading: Dec. 8 – Dec. 14

Downsizing dilemmas, Google Maps, and the start of Best of 2012 As Baby Boomers age more and more people are thinking about downsizing. Trading the McMansion for something more economical and practical. While most people think that downsizing is going...
December 14, 2012

What We’re Reading: Sept. 22 – Sept. 28

Maps, carmageddon, and job hunting by generation Everyone’s freaking out about Apple’s new Maps application for iOS6. David Pogue of the New York Times called it an appalling first release and perhaps Apple’s least usable piece of software. CEO...
September 28, 2012

What We’re Reading: July 28 – Aug. 3

Homebuying speeds up, iPhone rumors, and white flags on the moon Househunters are encountering something not seen in most markets in several years: tighter inventories. Not only are there less homes on the market, homes are selling faster in...
August 3, 2012

What We’re Reading: Oct. 29 – Nov. 4

Vacation home moochers, the big 4 are preparing for battle, and holiday tech goodies Don’t forget to change your clock back an hour in most parts of the US. Buying a vacation home is a dream for many. Unfortunately...
November 4, 2011

What We’re Reading: Aug. 13 – Aug. 19

Commercial outperforms, private wi-fis, and Google buys Motorola Washington is speculating that Obama administration will protect the 30-year mortgage – along with Freddie and Fannie in some form. US commercial real estate will perform better than the country’s volatile...
August 22, 2011

What We’re Reading: July 2 – July 8

Communities based on communication, social networking, a new iPhone, and a house of books Researchers at MIT, AT&T Labs and IBM Research are revealing new research that redefines regional boundaries in the United States, using patterns of social connectedness...
July 8, 2011

What We’re Reading: Jan. 29 – Feb. 4

Reviews for the iPhone 4 on Verizon are coming in this week – from WSJ and NYT. Consensus: Fewer dropped calls and stronger signals, but maybe slower downloads. And you can’t call someone and surf at the same time...
February 4, 2011

What We’re Reading: Jan. 22 – Jan. 28

Who’s Ron Phipps, what is the key to getting email read,  and why does Facebook make me sad? “4G” is the hot buzzword in smart phones right now. All the major carriers claim theirs is the ‘fastest’, ‘largest’, ‘best’,...
January 28, 2011