Mike graduated from University of Arizona with a degree in poetry, and made his big break by writing love sonnets to the iPhone. He hasn't found a gadget he hasn't loved, and has been known to lose up to three cell phones a week in his beard.
Sir Richard Branson has personally invested an undisclosed amount in SF mobile payment start-up Square. This investment comes shortly after a $100 million round of investments, and before Square tries to launch globally.
Republic Wireless announces a new nationwide unlimited everything plan for just $19 a month without a contract. The service utilizes Wi-Fi networks and modified Android phones to deliver such cheap prices.
Apple security researcher Charlie Miller finds a security hole in Apple's app review process. App developers are able to make an app that appears perfectly safe, and then once downloaded can give up all of the user's information.
The iPhone 4s is the best selling phone on Sprint, AT&T, and Verizon for the month of October even though it was released midway through the month. The aging iPhone 4 is also among the three top selling phones for each carrier.
Leaked Christmas ad hints as the release time frame and price of the Motorola Xoom 2. Measuring just 8.2 inches the Xoom 2 will have a much smaller form factor than the Apple iPad 2, and most other Android tablets.