Author Archives: Karen Anderson

About Karen Anderson

To paraphrase Mark Morris, "I'm a writer; I write!"

Your guide to sanity amidst wild iPhone speculation and rumors

For guidance through the thicket of iPhone industry gossip, check out these technology pundits. Continue reading

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Alternatives to MobileMe Galleries

Today I visited the Naples, Florida, Macintosh Users Group meeting to hear Vickie Kelber’s presentation on alternatives to MobileMe photo/video galleries. MobileMe will be going away in June. Many functions (such as mail and calendars) have already been moved to … Continue reading

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My AT&T iPhone prediction: Charges for opt-out text message spam will piss off customers

AT&T charges for text messaging subscription scams like Horoscopegenie are pissing off customers. Continue reading

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iOS 5.1 — and the AT&T wallpaper surprise

iOS 5.1 for the iPhone is out. Here’s a quick guide to what it offers, and how to install it. Continue reading

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Judge orders AT&T to pay $850 to customer with “throttled” iPhone

A California judge awarded $850 to a California man, agreeing with his claim that, by throttling his iPhone data transmission, AT&T was not providing the service he had paid for. Continue reading

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Cookie Locator app says thin mints are near

The free iPhone app Girl Scout Cookie Locator (Find Cookies) lets you find official cookie sales locations by city or ZIP code. Continue reading

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Traveling? “Coverage?” app for just $1.99 through this weekend

On sale thru this weekend: An app that lets you know in advance what mobile phone coverage is like on major carriers, by location. Continue reading

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Macworld Rapidfire talks: Short and sweet

One of the new events at Macworld | iWorld 2012 was Rapidfire, two hours of 5-minute Ignite-style talks. Continue reading

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First comments from Macworld / iWorld 2012

Macworld 2012 reinvented itself as Macworld/iWorld this year, adding a lot of shorter talks and featuring a vastly revitalized lineup of dealers. Continue reading

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The iPhone turns 5

The iPhone turns 5. Continue reading

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