Archives for iPhone 4

Electronic Travel: Foster Braun

Foster Vacation

Foster on Vacation in British Columbia 

Two biggest issues: Power and Wireless Access


You can have the very best gadgets in the world but if they don’t have enough power; they are just added weight to lug through TSA, Customs and Airports.  I carried my MacBook Pro laptop and got pretty good battery out of it until I started really using it, e.g. to watch a movie that I had downloaded from iTunes. When I got to Seattle airport the battle was to find an outlet!  A cagey 20 something girl found the only available outlet in a dining area and I was about to dispair since both my laptop and iPhone were running out of power.  Then I got to Alaska airlines for my connecting flight and found that there were extra power outlets in almost ALL the seats in the waiting area.

I was not so lucky on the ferry ride back to Seattle.  There were many outlets…but all were taken.  During the extra long 5 hour ride I nearly ran out of battery on my iPhone 4 which seemed to go really quickly.  This was critical because I needed to change my flight because of weather …

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CNet Reviews Verizon's iPhone 4

Check out this complete review including video of the iPhone 4 that has just been release on Verizon.  You can almost hear AT&T holding its breath and crossing its fingers and toes.  Personally, I would just go for an unbroken phone call on my iPhone 3GS on AT&T.  Foster Braun

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Podcast: January 15, 2011

Hour 1:

-Online Sales Show 14% Growth with Bob Cell, President of MyBuys

The 2011 North American International Auto Show : The Year of Electric Cars and Rolling Connection to the Internet with Paul Eisenstein of The Detroit Bureau

Apple Announces the Arrival of the iPhone to Verizon in February The Mac Minute with Erik Anderson

Hour 2: Answering your computer questions 1-800-859-0957  1-800-859-0WJR

Link: The Mac Minute
Podcast: Bob Cell Interview
Full Show Podcast: January 15, 2011 – Hour 1
Full Show Podcast: January 15, 2011 – Hour 2|

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The Verizon iPhone is Official

The other shoe has finally dropped: The CDMA iPhone for Verizon Wireless will be available on Feb. 10, though existing customers can pre-order beginning Feb. 3. Pricing is set at $200 for a 16 GB model and $300 for the 32 GB device and you’ll have to sign a two-year contract.  Unfortunately, the Verizon iPhone WON’T run on their recently announced 4G system.

All you need to know about the Verizon iPhone (and some surprises.)

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New Rumor: iPhone for Verizon by December

Like a sighting of Big Foot, the rumors about the iPhone appearing on Verizon have surfaced again with one big difference: the source is the venerable Wall Street Journal.  Gary Baker

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Podcast: July 17, 2010

So are you going to fix your $200 iPhone 4 with duct tape?!?!  What a week for Apple but in the end they admitted they really do have problems with their shiny new phone.  Join Foster Braun, Ed Rudel, Cal Carson and Erik Anderson as we talk about this week’s big media story with Terry White, president of MacGroup Detroit.  Also joining  us: Jamie McCarthy (son of long time WJR host JP McCarthy) to talk about New Voices and Visions, a unique online program for WJR listeners with specially produced video features which he co-hosts along with Christianne Sims, Director of Fusion the Detroit Regional Chamber.  The program is a wildly creative mix of video and audio covering exciting events and personalities around Detroit.

Don’t forget that our second hour is dedicated solely to finding answers to your computer questions.  

Podcast: Jamie McCarthy
Podcast: Terry White
Podcast: July 17, 2010 – Hour 1
Podcast: July 17, 2010 – Hour 2

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