How Google, eBay, And PayPal Are Gearing Up For A Very Mobile Holiday Shopping Season
All of the companies unanimously agreed that this would be the year of mobile for the holiday shopping season. Clearly, there’s plenty of optimism from retailers, and tech companies regarding online spending and shopping this holiday season. And this holiday season is somewhat unique considering the big bet that retailers are making on newer technologies, such as mobile, geo-location, tablets, local product search and more. The big question is how consumers will react to and engage with these technologies over the next several weeks. It could be a very mobile Christmas.
Bell to Launch the Samsung Galaxy Nexus
Bell has now updated their website and is proudly showcasing the Galaxy Nexus – a device that will be launching early December. If want to keep up to date you you can “register for updates” via their dedicated site. Bell does note that this is “The first superphone with Android 4.0″ and highlights the 4.65-inch Super AMOLED display, 1.2 GHZ dual-core processor, panoramic camera, Face Unlock and that the “Galaxy Nexus runs at 4G speeds of up to 21 Mbps”.
Motorola Droid RAZR Rooted - Watch Out for Rough Edges
Yes, that dual-core slice of smartphone that is the Droid RAZR can now be rooted, but there is a catch. The Windows-only program won't let you reverse the deal once you've taken the hack-friendly plunge, even if you're unfortunate enough to hit a soft brick wall. You can check out the directions in the source link below, but we're wagging our finger of caution right now - you've been warned.
Smartphone Etiquette for the Classic Dinner Date
Rather than simply overwhelm you with tons of unfocused tips, man-about-town and Forbes contributor Michael T. Mathews concentrates on social media and smartphone etiquette for the classic dinner date, including activities before, during and after the encounter. To gather this treasure trove, he interviewed social media marketers in New York City, combined those tips with his own experience, and tossed in a dash of common sense, resulting in an infographic that rings true to us.