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If you're an iPhone or an iPad making your way from a factory in China to the United States, just hope that you're not going to end up in the clumsy hands of someone from the state of Mississippi. A new SquareTrade study shows that some the highest levels of accident damage to both iPhones and...

August 15th 2012 at 10:30am 0 Comments
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After missing its year-end 2011 target date, C Spire is once again set to get its LTE network up and running -- this time with a more realistic fall launch. The regional carrier announced plans for that initial rollout today, aiming to blanket 20 markets in Mississippi this September. Bear in mind,...

March 8th 2012 at 2:29pm 0 Comments
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AT&T isn't kidding around with its intentions to get U-verse into Mississippi as soon as humanly possible, and now we've got the provider making an even stronger push in Hancock County. More specifically, it recently asked the Hancock County Board of Supervisors to allow its fiber-based service...

November 6th 2008 at 7:20am 0 Comments

Still haven't caught on to typing on that little non-tactile keyboard on the iPhone's screen? This little tech, from the creator of the T9 system (dreaded by some, loved by others) being shown off at TC50, could be just the ticket. Swype is kind of like a gesture-based system, except that it uses th...

September 15th 2008 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
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Apple opened two new Apple Stores last weekend -- one in Ridgeland, Mississippi (that state's first store) and another in sunny Las Vegas (Nevada's fourth and the third in Vegas). As usual, we asked any TUAW operatives who may have attended to share their reports and/or pictures. Reader Dave took so...

September 1st 2008 at 1:00pm 0 Comments
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Apple plans to open two new retail stores in the US this Saturday, August 30th. One in Ridgeland, Mississippi and another in Las Vegas, Nevada.Apple Store Renaissance at Colony Park (Ridgeland) will open at 10:00 AM. The store is located at 1000 Highland Colony Parkway, next to Williams Sonoma and J...

August 28th 2008 at 11:00am 0 Comments
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Although you may not have heard much about Bay St. Louis during Hurricane Katrina, it too was ravaged by the storm. As the city continues to pick up the pieces, AT&T has announced that it may be going head-to-head with Mediacom by offering up its U-verse TV service in the area. This isn't the f...

August 24th 2008 at 4:49pm 0 Comments
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Mississippi State can be proud of more than reigning SEC Coach of the Year Sylvester Croom, with a biggest-in-the-SEC (but not as big as Texas) $6.1 million HD video board under construction for its debut October 2008. Nestled in the south end zone of Scott Field the total board measures 152 feet w...

July 6th 2008 at 1:38pm 0 Comments
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While AT&T is mulling the idea of moving into Mississippi, MetroCast is busy boosting its relatively pathetic HD lineup. According to a flyer received by a subscriber in Starkville, the carrier is introducing six new HD channels effective immediately to bring the total to 16. Without further ad...

July 4th 2008 at 12:35am 0 Comments
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We already knew that AT&T was potentially looking to make Mississippi a U-verse state, but now it seems things are getting all the more serious. A recent article on the subject noted that the "Jackson County Board of Supervisors on Monday welcomed the idea of competition for cable companies and...

June 5th 2008 at 6:47pm 0 Comments
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You didn't really think AT&T was going to string its U-verse network all the way down to Alabama and not hit up Mississippi for some business while it was around, did ya? According to an article in the Sun Herald, the aforesaid carrier has "introduced its new U-verse television network to the B...

May 31st 2008 at 8:18pm 0 Comments