AT&T earnings show over 1M new net subscribers for Q2 2014

Q2 2014 quarterly earnings call season marches on. Yesterday, we got the word from Verizon, Microsoft, and Apple, who all posted overall good quarters, and now we’re hearing from AT&T. AT&T is also reporting solid numbers with earnings per share beating analyst expectations, despite revenue falling slightly short, and AT&T failing to grab as many new subscribers as Verizon.

As we found out yesterday, Verizon added 1.4 million new subscribers - 304,000 postpaid cell phone subs, and 1.15 million postpaid tablet subs. AT&T wasn’t too far behind with just over …

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PS4 will add Blu-ray 3D support soon

That was fast. After geek-news/tag/microsoft/” title=”View all articles about Microsoft here”>Microsoft announced the Xbox One is going to get Blu-ray 3D support in an update soon, geek-news/tag/sony/” title=”View all articles about Sony here”>Sony‘s PlayStation Europe arm has responded by finally revealing the same feature is coming to the PS4. There’s no word yet on any other other…

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Acer Liquid Jade Plus and Liquid Leap will be launched in August

Acer announced the 7.5mm-thin Liquid Jade smartphone at the end of May, saying that it would launch it in the third quarter of the year. The handset hasn’t been released yet, but we now have details about an Acer Liquid Jade Plus, which is essentially the same device, but with two improved features.

While the Liquid Jade offers 1GB of RAM and 8GB of storage space, the Liquid Jade Plus comes with 2GB of RAM and 16GB of internal memory. That aside, the smartphones are offering an identical set of specs: 5-inch display with 720 x 1,280 pixels, dual SIM capabilities, 2MP front-facing camera, …

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How Honey, I Shrunk the Kids Taught Me to Love Technology

How Honey, I Shrunk the Kids Taught Me to Love Technology

You might not believe me, but I was kind of a nerd when I was a kid. My family lived out in the mountains, miles away from anyone my age, so I spent my days buried in books and playing with my rock collection. Then, the summer before I started kindergarten, Honey, I Shrunk the Kids hit theaters and my world view changed forever.

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Facebook phone = fail, Facebook on phone = $$$

geek-news/tag/facebook/” title=”View all articles about Facebook here”>Facebook Home, the lock-screen replacement that changed any Android handset into a “geek-news/tag/facebook/” title=”View all articles about Facebook here”>Facebook phone,” wasn’t as popular as CEO Mark Zuckerberg had hoped. Fortunately, however, its other mobile efforts have proved tremendously successful. Continuing on…

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Google Maps App Now Gives Suggestions Based on Weather and Time of Day

Google Maps App Now Gives Suggestions Based on Weather and Time of Day

The Google Maps app has proved invaluable for the intrepid urban explorer in navigating the city. Now a new update for iOS and Android can provide specific contextual details about what’s around you depending on your location, time of day, and even the weather. So if it’s raining (or about to), it will warn against going to a nearby park, for example.

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