Joshua Pramis

Joshua Pramis

Former Digital Trends Contributor
Spending a childhood engrossed in such technologically inspiring television shows like Voltron, Small Wonder, and Power Rangers, it's really no surprise that all things digital continue to inspire and amaze Joshua. After working as an editor for Travel + Leisure for 7 years, he left to take on the freelance world. And while doesn't look forward to a complete Cylon takeover, he does eagerly await the day he can become half cyborg.
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FCC proposal would make in-flight Wi-Fi faster and cheaper

A new proposal from the Federal Communications Commission would both increase the speed of in-flight Wi-Fi connections and likely make it more affordable. Though promising, it will be a few years yet before any real changes are seen.
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Picture rescue! Windows Phone 8 now backs up photos and videos automatically

Microsoft announced that it is rolling out its SkyDrive method of backing up photos and videos to all markets where the Windows Phone 8 is available. The update is expected to take just a few days to complete its release all across the…
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New information breathes life into affordable iPhone rumors

Pegatron, a company responsible for building iPhones and iPads, said it's increasing its workforce by 40 percent, breathing new life into the affordable iPhone rumor. The new phone is expected to debut sometime in the third quarter of this…
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Sony may make the first high-end Firefox OS phone

Mozilla is gearing up to finally introduce its Firefox OS to the smartphone world, likely to debut with a high end Sony device. The company is also in talks with several other major mobile manufacturers in an attempt to cover all spectrums…
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‘BRCK’ is a backup Internet generator for when the power goes out

A new device, BRCK, serves as a backup Internet connection when power fails or the local provider's signal fizzles out. As long as the Kickstarter goal is met, it should hit the market this upcoming fall.
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Discount booking app HotelTonight adds photo review feature

HotelTonight, the last-minute discount hotel booking app, is introducing a new photo-centric way for users to review properties. The feature, available only on iPhone and iPod Touch currently, should roll out onto the iPad and Android…
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Crosswa.lk lets you download iOS apps from the Web without launching App Store

Crosswa.lk will allow company's to embed a button on their sites, letting people download iOS apps without needing to even have their mobile device present. The API is currently in beta and being tested out by a handful of developers.
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Google updates iOS Gmail app, lets users link directly to other Google apps

Google recently updated its iOS Gmail app, allowing users to choose another of the company's native app to automatically launch links with. Traditionally, Apple defaults to its own apps, offering no option to select an alternative.
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T-Mobile selling 600,000 new and used iPhone 5s each month

T-Mobile reported in a press release that, year over year, the total revenue for the company in Q1 dropped 7 percent. But its recent merger with MetroPCS, doing away with contracts, and allowing customers to use any phone they want may help…
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Verizon may offer an extra $100 off iPhone 5

According to a rumor, Verizon may begin to offer iPhone 5s to its customers for an additional $100 off. The supposed sale could be an indication that the iPhone 5S is close to hitting the market.
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Rumor: Samsung working on a new Galaxy S4 model with fancier camera

Samsung is reportedly working on a new version of the Samsung Galaxy S4, which may be made available this summer. The new model is going to have a better camera and optical zoom capabilities.
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Study shows iPhone and iPad account for the bulk of mobile Web traffic

A new study shows that, despite being the most prolific OS, Android users generate half the amount of Web traffic as iOS users. However, the study only looked at U.S. data and a small pool of just 10 Web sites.