AT&T Unite Hotspot Launches Feb. 8 for $0.99

AT&T announced today that its Sierra Wireless Unite 4G LTE hotspot will be available for just 99 cents – yes, you read that correctly – with a new two-year agreement. The Unite supports up to 10 connections at once, from various Wi-Fi-capable devices, and offers a 2.4-inch touchscreen display for keeping track of your data [...]

iOS 6.1 Jailbreak Now Available

The iOS 6/6.1 jailbreak was just released by the Evad3rs team. We already knew it was coming this morning for the iPhone, iPad and iPod touch, and the group said we could expect it at about noon eastern. It looks like they met that promise, because you can now download the tetherless jailbreak tool. It’s called “evasi0n,” [...]

TicketMaster Dumps CAPTCHA Verification, When Will Others Follow Suit?

  Maybe it’s a small victory, but I’m still cheering nonetheless: TicketMaster has ditched CAPTCHA for an easier verification solution from New York startup Solve Media. Now, if only others would get a clue. Developed at Carnegie Mellon University in 2000, CAPTCHA (“completely automated public Turing test to tell computers and humans apart”) has gone on [...]

Gears of War: Judgment Gets New Trailer, Includes Original Gears of War

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uEKsnf-ts3w The brand new trailer for Gears of War: Judgment has been dubbed “The Guts of Gears,” and it’s meant to deliver a bit of information and footage regarding what Microsoft is calling “the most intense and action-packed ‘Gears‘ campaign yet.” The trailer introduces “declassifying challenges,” a new element in Judgment that will give gamers a new set of [...]

Sprint Announces 28 New 4G LTE Markets

Sprint announced on Thursday that it will activate 28 new 4G LTE markets in the “coming months.” The new markets include: Albany, GA Anderson, SC Bay City, MI Branson, MO Bremerton/Silverdale, WA Columbus, GA Columbus, MS Decatur, AL Florence/Muscle Shoals, AL Gadsden, AL Gaffney, SC Gettysburg, PA Glasgow, KY Homosassa Springs, FL Hot Springs, AR [...]

Pearson Buys Stake in Nook Media

Pearson publishing has made an investment in NOOK Media, the company co-founded by Barnes & Noble and Microsoft.   It seems that some folks have a lot of faith in the recently formed NOOK Media company. Pearson agreed to an $89.5 million investment in the company for a 5 percent equity stake. That places the [...]