Vidoes: iPhone Can Save Your Life and Send Messages if you are in 3-31-11 Technobuffalo and Noah Kravitz celebrates opening day of baseball by showing us how baseball and technology cross over, Apps for the Apple iPhone can add a 16% chance of saving your life during cardiac arrest, iPhone app can track, take a picture and send messages to both your friends and authorities in case you are in trouble, Best Buy launches 4G Wi-Max service through Clearwire for over 20 items, iPhone tops customer satisfaction in latest JD Power smartphone survey for the 5th consecutive time, Sprint’s CEO Dan Hesse gets a 26% drop in pay-only made $9.1 million.

Sprint CEO’s pay drops 26% to $9.1 million

Sprint Nextel CEO Dan Hesse’s bonus more than tripled in 2010, yet his total pay package plummeted 26%, as Sprint Nextel reported stabilizing revenue for the year.

Hesse received compensation worth $9.1 million in 2010, down from $12.3 million in 2009, according to documents filed Monday with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.

BY THE NUMBERS: Perks drive up pay for tech CEOs

Hesse’s pay package included his $1.2 million salary, which is unchanged from the salary he received in 2009.
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TechnoBaseball:Celebrate Opening Day!

Happy Major League Baseball Opening Day. While not everyone out there is a baseball fan, or cares at all about the difference between a “suicide squeeze” and “twi-night doubleheader,” we all love our tech. And nothing says love like a day’s worth of themed content to celebrate Our National Pastime (™).
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Apple’s iPhone: saving lives one App at a time

[ABOVE: Dr Daniel Low, consultant anesthetist explains another batch of tests at Seattle Children's Hospital.]

Once you stop laughing at how desperate Dell seems these days, you might enjoy learning why doctors armed with Apple [AAPL] iPhones can save more lives than those without. Recent research from the Association of Anesthetist’s of Great Britain found that doctors armed with an Apple smartphone and the iResus App were able to save more cardiac arrest victims lives than doctor’s without such equipment.
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Best Buy ConnectSM Launches 4G Mobile Broadband Service Via Clearwire

4G mobile broadband connectivity delivers high-speed internet on-the-go on more than 20 computing devices sold at Best Buy

Best Buy Connect, Best Buy’s mobile broadband service for computing, today announced the arrival of 4G mobile broadband connectivity service on an expanded selection of computing devices sold at Best Buy stores nationally. The 4G service provides consumers with high-speed internet access on-the-go, with service activation, billing, hardware and connection support from Best Buy.

“We’re finding that customers increasingly want choice in service providers for mobile broadband,” said Jed Stillman, vice president of Best Buy Connect. “Best Buy Connect is an end-to-end option that gives them the freedom to connect virtually, whenever or wherever, and the convenience of one point of contact – Best Buy – for selection and service.”
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2011 Wireless Smartphone and Traditional Mobile Phone Satisfaction Studies-Vol. 1

Social Media Use Drives Higher Satisfaction among Owners of
Smartphones and Traditional Mobile Phones

Apple Ranks Highest in Customer Satisfaction among Smartphone Manufacturers,
While Sanyo Ranks Highest among Traditional Mobile Phone Manufacturers

Overall satisfaction with smartphones and traditional mobile phones is considerably higher among owners who use their devices for social media activity, compared with satisfaction among owners who do not access social media platforms on their phones, according to the J.D. Power and Associates 2011 U.S. Wireless Smartphone Customer Satisfaction StudySM—Volume 1 and the J.D. Power and Associates 2011 U.S. Wireless Traditional Mobile Phone Satisfaction StudySM—Volume 1, both released today. Read the rest of this entry »

Download: Jailbreak Info for iOS 4.3.1, Android Gingeread for Droid X, 3-29-11 Here are the full step by step instructions for Jailbreaking your iPhone4 and 3GS for iOS 4.3.1, Android 2.3 Gingerbread download leak for Droid X and Droid 2, Firefox 4 for Android launched-sync your mobile to PC for browsing and speed, American Express offers e-wallet to battle rival Visa and MasterCard, Rumor: no iPhone5 announcement at Apple’s World Wide Developers Conference in June-possibly no iPhone5 until 2012, Sprint announces presale reservation for the Kyocera Echo now available, AT&T slashes prices on Windows Phone 7 phones.

No Hardware Announcements at WWDC 2011?

In what would likely be a major surprise to many Apple followers, The Loop’s Jim Dalrymple reports that Apple is not planning to introduce any new hardware at its annual Worldwide Developers Conference, scheduled for June 6th through 10th. The conference has been consistently used to introduce new iPhone hardware over the last several years, with the company occasionally introducing other hardware as well.
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Sprint begins Kyocera Echo reservations, challenges you to a ‘dual’

Surely you remember the Kyocera Echo, that dual-screen Android 2.2 phone that Sprint unveiled way back in February. Well, if it managed to pique your interest, then you’ll be glad to know that Sprint’s thrown up quite the unique reservation page that will let you reserve the phone now for $200 (after a $100 mail-in rebate) to ensure you’ll have it on its April 17th release date. The company warns that there’ll be limited quantities, so if you want to be the only one in town rocking a dual-screen smartphone, hit the source link and punch in your info — and don’t forget to try your hand at a game of Bottle Bustin’ Bandits while you’re there for a chance to win one of these phones.

AT&T slashes Windows Phone 7 prices again in new sale

AT&T kicked off another promo on Monday that hinted at lingering issues for Windows Phone 7 sales. Both the LG Quantum and Samsung Focus have dropped to $50 on contract for the sale. The move helps clear a path for the HTC HD7s but follows a pattern where both the carrier and third parties like Amazon have singled out AT&T WP7 phones for heavy discounts.
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