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Could Auto Correct Jeopardize Public Safety in a Text-to-911 Situation?

December 12, 2012 5:05 pm | by Ben Munson | Comments

Thus far it appears the feature has only caused minor suffering to those sending the texts and major amusement for everyone reading them. But, in all seriousness, what would happen if Auto Correct turned your extremely urgent and vital emergency text into an incoherent mess?


Who’s the Next Disruptor?

December 6, 2012 1:27 pm | by Andrew Berg | Comments

Both AT&T Mobility's CEO Ralph de la Vega, and Verizon's chief executive Lowell McAdam took this week's UBS Investor conference as an opportunity to hammer home their usual talking points. De la Vega talked record Q4 smartphone sales, while McAdam pitched his company's lead in the race to LTE.

Is the Entry-Level Smartphone Doomed?

August 28, 2012 6:19 am | Comments

The entry-level smartphone market is a moving target and one that seems to exist to some degree on perceived simplicity


NFC: What's the Use?

August 24, 2012 12:05 pm | by Maisie Ramsay | Comments

I tried to find a use for Samsung's TecTiles, I really did.


Some Thoughts on Shared Data

August 6, 2012 10:31 am | Comments

The impending paradigm shift around data means big changes for carriers and consumers alike.


U.S. Cellular: Finding Its Place

August 3, 2012 12:27 pm | by Maisie Ramsay | Comments

What is U.S. Cellular's brand identity, and why should customers pick it over a larger provider?


On the Surface, LTE Not Necessary

June 19, 2012 12:56 pm | Comments

The competitiveness of Microsoft's Surface tablet may not depend on whether it is LTE capable.


Unraveling the Tangled 700 MHz

June 5, 2012 11:45 am | by Maisie Ramsay | Comments

The spectrum slated to support the future of the U.S. wireless industry - a product of powerful special interest groups and repeated changes in legislative strategy -  is now fraught with complexity, controversy and incompatibility.


Data For Sale: $10 Per GB

June 4, 2012 12:30 pm | Comments

Is throttling really the answer? Or is it time consumers get used to a paying for data on a per-GB basis?


Oh Facebook, Say It Isn’t So

June 1, 2012 9:16 am | Comments

For better or worse, reports surfaced again this week that Facebook is developing its own phone.  I’ve lost count of how many times we’ve heard talk of “the Facebook phone.” The New York Times says this latest effort would be


From Sticks to Carrots: Policy Control to Policy Engagement

May 26, 2012 6:35 am | by Chris Goswami, Director of Marketing and Communications, Openwave Mobility | Comments

Perhaps one of the most incisive quotes ever on customer care was from an executive at KDDI whose mantra to his own staff was: “unless it all works … it doesn’t work”. How appropriate for all those people in so many industries across the world who claim to be great at their jobs, but it’s not their fault if their colleagues in an adjacent department are lousy at theirs...


Times They Are a-Changin’

May 22, 2012 12:51 pm | Comments

With Google officially taking over control of Motorola Mobility and installing its own Google-branded leadership, one era ends and another begins.


CTIA Wireless 2012 and the Comeback Kids

May 16, 2012 12:25 pm | Comments

New Orleans proved the perfect city for CTIA Wireless 2012.


My Guilty Pleasure

May 4, 2012 4:02 pm | Comments

Sometimes a quick daydream is all it takes.


Spectrum Warehousing: Were They or Weren't They?

March 26, 2012 11:03 am | by Maisie Ramsay | Comments

Did SpectrumCo ever intend to build a wireless network? Or were they really planning to sit on the airwaves until they came immensely valuable?


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