September 20, 2014
by Lon Seidman | September 20, 2014 8:26am
The release of a new iPhone has almost become an Autumn holiday — especially for the hundreds of eager customers who camped out at West Farms mall for hours yesterday waiting for their chance to buy one. But is the new phone worth the upgrade? It depends.
December 6, 2011
by Christine Stuart | December 6, 2011 11:26pm
A Connecticut attorney is the lead plaintiff in a class action lawsuit against a little-known California software company accused of embedding software in smartphones that monitors and shares personal information without a users’ consent.
October 11, 2011
by Lon Seidman | October 11, 2011 11:01pm
October 3, 2011
by Lon Seidman | October 3, 2011 12:09pm
September 30, 2011
by Doug Hardy | September 30, 2011 6:34am
May 13, 2011
by On The Horn | May 13, 2011 12:34am
How much do you trust your cellphone carrier or its manufacturer? Not so much, but apparently a lot more than we would have 10 years ago. CT Tech Junkie’s Lon Seidman has been asking Google and Apple exactly what they’ve been doing with consumers’ location data. Seidman and fellow tech reporter Doug Hardy join The Breakdown podcast at OnTheHorn.com to discuss the latest news on that front, as well as the dwindling future of NASA’s Space Shuttle program.
May 3, 2011
by Lon Seidman | May 3, 2011 12:41am
Apple last week issued a statement detailing how its smartphones record and track users’ whereabouts, including an assertion that the company is not tracking its users, but rather, the phone maintains a “crowd-sourced” database of nearby Wifi hotspots and cellular towers.