Now this is news. Straight from the press contact. No rumors, guesses or fake emails. Apple has officially announced they will release a software update for the iPhone 4 and the iPhone 3G/ 3Gs. Apple has admitted a problem with the way the iPhone 4 bars drop bars and the formula they used to calculate signal strength on the AT&T network. Also they admitted the signal drops if you hold the iPhone 4 a certain way but also says it worked the the same for previous iPhone models. Here's an excerpt from the official press release via Apple.
Upon investigation, we were stunned to find that the [...]
If you're live in the Raleigh, Durham, Chapel Hill, NC area also known as the Triangle and/or follow me on Twitter I'm sure you have seen a few Tweets about @TriOut. TriOut which stands for Triangle Out is an idea that was first conceived in October 2009 by Lawrence Ingraham @Lawpower (founder of TriOut). Lawrence knew I was a fan of location-based apps and said we have the perfect community in North Carolina to launch our own location-based service. After a few meetings over coffee and iPhone app beta testing, I joined Lawrence in helping make TriOut go from an idea to a reality. Mostly in [...]
The web is still buzzing about Google Buzz, sorry I just had to say it and everyone has their opinions about it. Personally I thank google buzz is great and I have my reasons to think that way but I'll share those in another blog post. I did leave a comment on a webworkerdaily.com blog post called: Google Buzz: Already Better than Wave (and Maybe Facebook, Too) Saying: Yes, I think buzz is better than Wave at the moment for conversations but not for private collaborations. For that I'll stick to Google Wave. Buzz is more like friendfeed than anything else. As for using it more than [...]
Email marketing booming in the recession, Bronto’s CEO talks startups, marketing but thinking twitter with Tweetica
Yesterday Bronto, an email marketing service provider based in Durham, NC held an open house to invite the community to view their new office space. I got word about the open house event via twitter from a few of their coworkers (@Covati @djwaldow ) and decided to attend. Immediately when you walk in to the new Bronto, you'll notice a huge dinosaur which is their logo/mascot and bright painted walls.
Talk Social News Episode 5: Yammer, Google Android G1, using social media to explain the bailout bill and what Jason Calacanis calls the Startup Depression
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This week, Kipp and Wayne interview Yammer CEO David Sacks, a quick review of Google's Andriod OS phone with T-Mobile the G1 and we review how the government could use social media to communicate with the public to inform us on what is in the bailout bill. Also we discuss how the state of the economy will effect startups, what Jason Calacanis calls the [...]