Nintendo 3DS Getting 3D Pokedex on June 6

Posted on June 2nd, by raymond padilla in Nintendo DS. 3 comments

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The Nintendo 3DS is getting a significant software update on June 6. I’m not at all interested in the new web browser. I should be excited by the new (and way late) Nintendo eShop online store. What really has me excited is the 3D Pokedex for Pokemon Black/White! Here are some details from the press release:

Within the Nintendo eShop, Nintendo 3DS users will also be able to download the free Pokédex 3D application and start collecting data for more than 150 Pokémon from the Pokémon Black Version and

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AT&T CEO Unsure If You Can Buy Unlocked iPhone

Posted on June 2nd, by raymond padilla in iPhone, Mobile Tech. 5 comments

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At the D9 conference, AT&T Mobility CEO Ralph de la Vega claimed that AT&T customers could buy an iPhone at full price and get it unlocked. He later backtracked on that statement and said he needed to verify it. Here’s a clip from Engadget’s live blog:

Ralph just said he “needed to verify” that you couldn’t buy an unlocked GSM iPhone from AT&T. He so clearly has no concept of this — the entire audience confirmed for him that even a full-price iPhone is locked to AT&T, making it

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What Do You Think of Windows 8 So Far?

Posted on June 2nd, by raymond padilla in Mobile Tech, PC Gaming. 9 comments

Microsoft has released details and videos on its upcoming Windows 8 operating system. The new OS will run on traditional PCs (mouse and keyboard) as well as touch devices. From a UI and UX perspective, it’s a radical departure from Windows 7. Check out the video above to see the new UI and UX.

While I know it will have several cool and powerful features, I’m unimpressed with the debut video. I’m oversimplifying it, but Windows 8 looks like a version of Windows 7 with a Windows Phone interface slapped … continued

Shaquille O’Neal Uses Tout + Twitter to Announce Retirement

Posted on June 2nd, by raymond padilla in Geek Stuff, Sports. 5 comments

Shaquille ONeal Tout Shaquille ONeal Uses Tout + Twitter to Announce Retirement

In what must be labelled Retirement 2.0, Shaquille O’Neal announced his retirement using social media services Tout and Twitter. It was a very cool and very modern way to make such a big announcement. It used to be that athletes would contact an important journalist or an established news outlet to leak this kind of information. These days a lot of athletes — and their marketing teams — are taking advantage of social media services for a new kind of buzz that connects them with their fans more directly.… continued

Nintendo Boasts 25,000 Free WiFi Hotspots for 3DS

Posted on June 2nd, by raymond padilla in Mobile Tech, Nintendo DS. 5 comments

Nintendo 3DS official Nintendo Boasts 25,000 Free WiFi Hotspots for 3DS

Nintendo has announced that starting June 7, 2011, Nintendo 3DS customers will be able to take advantage of more than 25,000 free WiFi hotspots. Free WiFi will be available at select shopping malls, Best Buy stores, and AT&T WiFi locations. Here’s a snippet from the press release:

As of June 7, a new alliance with Simon Property Group, the country’s largest owner, developer and manager of high-quality retail real estate, will provide Nintendo 3DS owners with complimentary wireless connections at nearly 200 Simon shopping malls throughout the country. Nintendo 3DS

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AT&T Buys Support From NAACP, AFL-CIO, Etc.

Posted on June 2nd, by raymond padilla in Mobile Tech, Today's Specials. 1 Comment

AT&T senior executive vice president Jim Cicconi is very proud of all the support for the company’s proposed merger with T-Mobile. He raved about the support the merger is getting from organizations like the NAACP, the AFL-CIO, the Cattlemen’s Association, and more. Check it out:

So far the AFL-CIO and five major unions with a total membership of over 15 million workers have filed in support of our deal.  Support for the transaction is also coming from some of the most respected organizations in America, including iconic names like the

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