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Verizon Hub launches for $199.99

Verizon Hub launches for $199.99

Verizon have officially launched the Verizon Hub, the company's "communications command center".  Built around a 7-inch 800 x 480 touchscreen base-station and cordless home phone, the Hub connects to a broadband connection (which can be Verizon's or from another provider) and offers on-demand access to information and entertainment.  That can include family calendars, directory enquiries, traffic and news, theater times (and ticket booking), streaming video, photos and music, visual voicemail and more.

 

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President Obama’s super-secret Blackberry cost $3,300!

President Obama’s super-secret Blackberry cost $3,300!

Just because you're one of the most power person in the world does not mean that you can use whatever phone you want.  So will President Obama get to keep his Blackberry?  The short answer is "maybe" pending approval from NSA.  CNN contacted NSA inquiring whether the agency will approve the super-secret $3,300 Blackberry and was directed to the White House which wouldn't say which device the President has.

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Newber brings call transfers to the iPhone

Newber brings call transfers to the iPhone

Newber is a new iPhone application that allows users to transfer calls to a landline for instances such as the phone dying. This application acts as a second business line for those who really get a lot of use out of their phones.

Using GPS this application can determine the pre-programmed number that you are closest to and transfer the call to that number, or if you would like you may also choose another number from the list.

Coincidentally this application was submitted to Apple back on October 15th with no word on availability or even an approval. If you are interested in trying it out now you can head over toMynewber.com to sign up for a beta test.

Xlink Bluetooth Wireless Gateway

Xlink Bluetooth Wireless Gateway

Xlink allows users to transfer calls from their mobile phone to any phone in the house. This service works with any Bluetooth capable phone. Pair up to any three devices that will also shoot over any caller information straight to the home phone.

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