Losing your luggage sucks, but the worst part about it, is being told that your airline doesn't know where it is. Trakdot is a little battery-powered gadget that you can throw in your bag. When you land, just check your phone and you'll know whether your bag landed with you.
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BGR is claiming that one of its sources has access to an iPad 3 prototype which, at this stage of development, it may be true. According to them, these debug screenshots confirm some of the speculation about the next Apple tablet.
As an alternative to carrying multiple phones while travelling, or swapping SIM cards to avoid roaming charges, you might want to consider this unorthodox solution: the iPPeel iPhone 4 case, which has a dual-SIM GSM handset on the back.
Around the block we go again with another rumour that suggests the iPhone 5 may be a dual-mode device with support for both CDMA and GSM networks.
According to Bloomberg, the next iPhone is going to be two-thirds the size of the already (very) petite iPhone 4. That's crazy small. But will it happen?
As they're wont to do, iFixit has torn apart the new Verizon iPhone, discovering little of note except for the Qualcomm MDM6600 chip inside. That chipset supports both GSM and CDMA transmission (and it's the one that you'll find inside a Droid Pro world phone.) So why isn't Verizon's a dual mode Super-iPhone?
Apple vs Microsoft, Oracle vs SQL Server, VHS vs Beta… the tech world has been subject to more religious wars than you can poke a stick at. And the mobile phone business hasn’t been immune for the battles between competing standards. In Australia that battle was fought between GSM, the Global System for Mobile Communications, and CDMA, Code division Multiple Access systems for mobile phone networks.
My first thought when I saw Telstra's new Elite mobile broadband card: "Wow, Expresscard isn't dead yet?" My second thought: "Really? It isn't dead yet?" My third thought: "Come on, surely it's dead and this is a joke." My fourth thought: "Okay, this joke was kinda lame to begin with, but now it's just plain embarrassing."