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GOkey is an all-in-one smartphone utility device looking for Indiegogo contributors

GOkey is an all-in-one smartphone utility device looking for Indiegogo contributors

Andrew Martonik 46

Crowd funding sites like Indiegogo have spurred a tons of mobile-focused innovation, and the latest huge campaign looking for more contributors is called GOkey. The basic idea behind GOkey is being a bit of an all-in-one smartphone tool — a large key-sized device that is a battery, a charging and data sync cable, a device locator and a file storage device all in one. It's a pretty neat...

FTC claims T-Mobile charged customers millions for bogus SMS subscription fees [Updated]

FTC claims T-Mobile charged customers millions for bogus SMS subscription fees [Updated]

Jerry Hildenbrand 56

Update: T-Mobile CEO John Legere has posted a public response to these claims, saying they are "unfounded and without merit." He goes on to talk about T-Mobile's proactive response to these issues as compared to the competition. You can find the full statement at the T-Mobile Newsroom Original story: The Federal Trade Commission says that T-Mobile has placed "hundreds of millions" of...

Los Angeles schools to offer students hybrids and laptops instead of Apple iPads

Los Angeles schools to offer students hybrids and laptops instead of Apple iPads

Rich Edmonds 79

Los Angeles officials are looking to Chromebooks, Microsoft's Windows 8 and other hardware to complement its iPad offering in the education sector. Students in Los Angeles have enjoyed the use of iPads to aid with not only their education, but also social lives too thanks to easily bypassing any security filters in place. Schools will be able to differentiate what is offered to students...

Android tries to find visual identity through 'Material Design', borrowing from Microsoft

Android tries to find visual identity through 'Material Design', borrowing from Microsoft

Daniel Rubino 410

Since its inception, Windows Phone has had a bold visual design language defining the core experience of the OS. Initially called Metro, Modern design gets its influence from the work of Massimo Vignelli, who famously made the NYC Subway maps, and the school of Swiss Style started in the 1950's. At Microsoft, the lineage starts with Windows Media Center, up through the ill-fated Zune HD...

Looking for a job? Slack wants a full-time Windows engineer to build a phone app and more

Looking for a job? Slack wants a full-time Windows engineer to build a phone app and more

Sam Sabri 46

Do you want to work on one of the coolest products around? Of course you do. Which is why you should probably apply to the join the engineering team at Slack. They're looking for some Windows developers right now that will help the company build apps for Windows Phone 8.1 and Windows 8.1 Slack? This is enterprise collaboration software for the modern age. Slack (slack.com) is team...