Technology

Digicel To Eliminate Cheaper Prepaid Call Rates

Telecommunication company Digicel is to eliminate the cheaper off-peak and weekend rates for its prepaid customers starting on Tuesday. In a newspaper advertisement, Digicel said as of Tuesday, it will also eliminate its Brawta Plan, the Gimme 5 Extra Plan, the $2.49 plan and the double-bubble plan. Prepaid customers on the Brawta Plan will instead be transferred to the Gimme ...

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Lick The Lollipop

If you were thinking some naughty thought when you read the title forget about it. The lollipop being refereed to is the latest installment of the android OS, Android 5.0 Lollipop. Google has now officially announced the OS though it had been released in its beta version as Android L at Google I/O earlier this year. So what can we expect ...

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Apple Announces The iPad Air 2

The Apple iPad Air 2 is only 6.1mm, making it the thinnest tablet yet. It’s also now available in Gold as well as silver. The tablet is powered by a custom Apple A8X chipset, which is a version made especially for the iPad family. The CPU is 40% faster, while the GPU is 2.5x faster than on the A7 chipset. ...

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Amazon To Open Brick-and-Mortar Store

The world’s largest e-commerce company Amazon is finally going to embrace and open a brick-and-mortar store. Amazon.com will open its first physical store in New York in time for the holiday shopping season. The store will be located on 34th Street in Manhattan, close to a shopping district that includes Macy’s flagship and serve as a mini-warehouse, with limited assortment ...

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Apple’s Sapphire Supplier Files For Bankruptcy

Apple’s sapphire supplier GT Advanced Tech (GTAT) has released a statement announcing that it is filing for bankruptcy under Chapter 11. Filing for Chapter 11 means the company will be able to continue normal operations until it can resolve issues with creditors. As of September 28th, GTAT had us$85 million in cash. What implications does this has on Apple’s upcoming Watch wearable, ...

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Samsung Hit By Weak Phone Sales

Samsung is on track to report its weakest financial results in recent memory as the company loses ground in the intense battle for smartphone customers. South Korea-based Samsung said today that it would report operating profit of around 4.1 trillion won (us$3.8 billion) for the third quarter — a 60% decline from the previous year. The result is worse than ...

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Hewlett-Packard Splits PC/Printer Businesses

Hewlett-Packard is splitting itself into two companies, one focused on its personal computer and printing business and another on technology services, such as data storage, servers and software, as it aims to drive profits higher. Hewlett-Packard, like other PC makers, has been facing changing consumer tastes — moving away from desktops and laptops and toward smartphones and tablets. It has ...

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Google Wants To Launch a Mobile Messaging App

After losing WhatsApp to Facebook in a multibillion dollar acquisition bid, Google is planning to launch its own mobile messaging app which the search giant is likely to test in India and other emerging markets. Last month, Google sent top product manager Nikhyl Singhal to India to do a recce of the messaging app ecosystem in the country as the ...

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Check if Your Used iPhone Was Lost or Stolen

Apple has created an online tool that lets you know if your used iPhone, iPad or iPod was lost or stolen. https://www.icloud.com/activationlock/ If you’re buying an Apple device from a third party or a website, there’s a chance your “new” used Apple device could have been stolen — iPhones in particular are a hot black market item. To help customers ...

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View USA Version of NetFlix From Your Phone

The video below demonstrates the use of an App called “Hotspot Shield VPN” and how you the end user may be able to view NetFlix content only available to the USA region. Subscribe to Recarro’s YouTube Channel @ https://www.youtube.com/user/RecarroJames/

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