How concerned are you with sharing your location with businesses from your mobile device? A new study says almost half of respondents are willing to share their location information with companies. They do so in order to get things like relevant offers, timely alerts and to connect with customer service.
Today Twitter announced an update for their iOS and Android apps that makes their two-step verification process even easier. Two-step verification creates a second step to sign into your account, thus reducing the chances of someone hacking it. Previously, a text message was sent to your phone that had to be manually entered in another device. Here’s how the app version works:
If Facebook’s goal is to get their product to every single person on the planet, they’re well on their way. With 1.1 billion users, they now say that Facebook For Every Phone their app designed for those with limited internet access, is now used by 100 million people monthly. The news was announced by Ran Makavy, Growth Manager at Facebook and formerly founder of Snaptu, an Israel-based mobile platform, that was acquired by Facebook in 2011.
According to CNET, AT&T is teasing a pretty big announcement with the headline, “Get ready for what’s next in wireless.” While no additional details are available, we want FAVES + CO. readers to tell us what you think the big announcement will be. We’ll share updates from the company announcement as they become available on July 16.
GIV Mobile is the first consumer conscious no-contract mobile service that donates 8% of each customer’s monthly “Unlimited Everything” plan (or up to $50 annually) to non-profit charities decided by their customers. GIV is a 4G network of T-Mobile USA, Inc. and available within the U.S.
What’s the point waiting in a long line for the new iPhone 5 if you can’t show it off? These cases from InspireMyCase will make a statement about your mobile phone choice.
Choose from these pre-mades:
- “Yes i’m a new iPhone5. Jealous?”
- “Yes you can have a play with me”
- “Yes I’m taller, skinnier & lighter than yours”
Or, you can make your own. If you design something even catchier, let me know and I’ll update the post.
These iPhone 5 pre-made cases retail for $34.95 are available for pre-order at www.inspiremycase.com.