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Part 2: Ten 2012 Mobile Industry Predictions

December 1, 2011 10:36 am | by William Dudley, Sybase 365 | Comments

As we look through time at 2012, I think this will be a year in which we see further IP buildout (both networks [LTE] and applications). Almost 300 operators worldwide are investing in LTE technology and by the end of 2012...


Review: Apps to Make Holiday Shopping Easier

December 1, 2011 7:11 am | by Rachel Metz, AP Technology Writer | Comments

Even if you love to shop, it can be a pain this time of year. Stores are crowded, gift options seem endless and it's hard to determine if you're getting the best prices.


Part 1: 2011 Industry Review

November 30, 2011 4:44 pm | by William Dudley, Sybase 365 | Comments

Here we go again, for the 5th consecutive year. 2011 was an extraordinary year to be sure for the mobile industry. Mobile commerce, messaging, Apple, Google, Samsung, RIM, Steve Jobs, the FCC, Network Neutrality, LTE, spectrum and mobile data were just some of the topics that got significant coverage this year.


The Future of Mobility – Six Trends to Look for in 2012

November 29, 2011 8:10 pm | by Asokan Thiyagarajan, Samsung Telecommunications America | Comments

The developments in the mobility space don’t stop or begin with features. Screen size, functionality, application processors and resolution are key assets to make smartphones even more powerful.


Review: iTunes Match Wins Cloud Music War by Wisp

November 29, 2011 7:15 am | by Ryan Nakashima, AP Business Writer | Comments

In recent weeks, Apple, Google and have each launched the missing puzzle piece in their wireless mobile music systems.


Antennas: Out of Sight, Out of Mind

November 28, 2011 6:14 am | by Maisie Ramsay | Comments

The city of Phoenix, Ariz. has pretty specific ideas about what it wants cellular antennas in residential areas to look like: anatomically correct palm trees of a maximum 65-feet with 55 fronds, a leaf cluster and a maximum trunk diameter of 26 inches.


Good News From the Ghost of Mobile Christmas Future

November 22, 2011 10:07 am | by Chris Sellers, Mobeam | Comments

As Black Friday and Cyber Monday approach, there is a lot of hype about the role mobile will play in this year's holiday shopping.


Moving into a Texting 3.0 World

November 22, 2011 9:51 am | by Monica Alleven | Comments

U.S. wireless carriers are adapting to life in 2.0 times, complete with updating their own guidelines for working with third parties that offer cheaper text and voice services. On second thought, make that 3.0 times.


LTE: New Services, New Devices - The Subscriber Perspective

November 15, 2011 10:50 am | by Editor, Wireless Week | Comments

With three major carriers offering LTE service today, and a fourth on deck for 2012, the U.S. has taken the lead in 4G network rollouts.


Review: Nokia Lumia 800 Worth the Wait

November 15, 2011 8:57 am | by Andrew Berg | Comments

The Lumia 800 emerges as not only an impressive smartphone but one that could mean there's hope for both Nokia's aspirations in the high-end device market, as well as Microsoft's Windows Phone 7 (WP7) platform.


Review: Kindle Fire Sacrifices to Get under $200

November 14, 2011 7:04 am | by Peter Svensson, AP Technology Writer | Comments

The Kindle was always an odd product name. Amazon used a verb to name a thing, raising the question: Kindle what? Now we have the answer: Kindle Fire.


Review: Motorola Revives Razr Name with Smartphone

November 10, 2011 6:56 am | by Rachel Metz, AP Technology Writer | Comments

Now, many years later, the company is trying to recapture some of that magic by ushering the Razr into the smartphone age.


Enterprise Mobility: Unleashing the Power of the End-User

November 9, 2011 11:15 am | by Sam Liu, Partnerpedia | Comments

Sure, there are security risks associated with any new technology, and the right policies and tools need to be in place to ensure integrity, but enterprise mobility is going through a critical transition where it now has the potential of "unleashing the power of the end-user."


Lack of Cellular in Tablets Begs Use Case Question

November 9, 2011 10:56 am | by Andrew Berg | Comments

Barnes & Noble's Wi-Fi only Nook Tablet adds one more media slate to the mix that doesn't have a 3G or 4G modem at launch. The Kindle Fire doesn't have one, either.


Small Cells, Big Coverage: Why DAS Will Win

November 8, 2011 8:55 am | by Jay Maciejewski, Nexius | Comments

The explosion in wireless data services has been well documented in the last year. Several operators have been lambasted publicly because popular smartphones and data-intensive applications are exposing capacity bottlenecks in large metropolitan markets.



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