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Montgomery Businessman Working to Inspire Others to Take a Tech Time Out

Clay McInnis hopes weekend flip phone usage inspires others to take up the practice

IMG_0336 Just about everyone carries a cell phone with them 24-7. But, a Montgomery businessman says it’s time to curb what he thinks may now be an addiction. “We need to experience the presence of one another and we need to experience life again,” said Clay McInnis who runs the #ConnectMGM Facebook Group page. The Montgomery native is on a mission…

Apple Snaps Out of iPhone Slump, But What’s Next?

Apple has snapped out of the first sales slump in the iPhone’s decade-long history, but the upturn doesn’t mean that the company has broken out of its innovation funk. If anything, the numbers Apple released Tuesday served as the latest reminder of the company’s growing dependence on the iPhone while failing so far to come up with another breakthrough product…

BlackBerry to Stop Making Signature Smartphone

BlackBerry says it plans to stop making its signature smartphones internally, signaling a strategic shift for a company that built its reputation on innovative smartphone technology. Rather, all development for BlackBerry-branded phones will be outsourced to BlackBerry’s partners. BlackBerry chairman and CEO John Chen says the move will allow BlackBerry to save money as it focuses efforts on software and…