Nokia, in launching the 5800 XpressMusic touchscreen smartphone yesterday, created the strongest competitor thus far to the Apple iPhone 3G.
Sprint has just released “Pants, No Pants,” a new public service announcement (PSA) for National CineMedia’s FirstLook pre-feature program.
When I determined that my camera wasn’t going to yield impressive concert photos, I decided to try my cell phone. The result from my LG Venus, which features a 2-megapixel camera, was awful.
When Jeff Bezos, founder and CEO of Amazon, delivered a keynote address to the CTIA Wireless show eight years ago, he envisioned a wireless Internet where consumers would buy books from him using their mobile phones.
Wireless operators have built out their 3G networks primarily to gain more revenue for data services. The strategy is working, although the increased data traffic brings challenges for network management.
Two items regarding operation of the new 3G iPhone made the news recently, In one, AT&T announced that it would ban from its network any iPhone users that it catches doing so-called peer-to-peer file transfers on its 3G network. Then it became known that iPhones will not be able to download music from Apple’s popular iTunes site using 3G. Instead, as with the older version of the iPhone
CHICAGO—NextWave Wireless’ semiconductor business has been talking to operators for nearly two years now
Most companies are struggling with how to adapt their businesses to serve a new wave of consumers from the Millennial Generation
CHICAGO—Just like Clearwire shows in its video demos, you can ride in the back seat of a moving vehicle and watch a Disney flick or do practically anything you might traditionally do at your desktop PC.
Thirteen new mobile WiMAX devices have received the seal of approval from the WiMAX Forum.
It was a cold October day at Chicago’s Soldier Field but the sky was cobalt blue. The dignitaries wore their wool topcoats against the chilly wind that made the temperature feel like freezing. And Scott Erickson remembers the car wouldn’t start.
Ameritech launched the first commercial cellular network on Oct. 13, 1983, with much fanfare at Soldier Field in Chicago. New customers began signing up by the thousands despite the near $3,000 price tag and subscription fee of $50 per month and 50 cents per minute of airtime.
Ever since commercial cellular service came to the United States in 1983, the phones we carry keep getting smaller and more sophisticated.
AT&T has added a few more responsibilities to Ralph de la Vega’s plate, charging him with all consumer offerings not just wireless offerings.
Apple iPhone users can now get IBM Lotus Notes, while another popular program, Adobe Flash, may be coming soon.
You might think a WiMAX conference wouldn’t be a place to find companies offering competing technologies, but that wasn’t the case Tuesday
Local search engine specialist Zvents received $24 million in funding from AT&T, Navteq and Nokia Growth Partners
Firmly interested in the consumer market, Nokia will begin getting more of its enterprise products from other companies rather than developing in-house, the cell phone giant said today.
Flurry is switching it up. The company has spent the past several years as a direct-to-consumer provider of an e-mail client for Java phones
Sprint Nextel today said its customers can download free mobile banking software, including access to PayPal, from a variety of its Web-ready handsets.
Chalk this round up to Microsoft. Yesterday, an appeals court ruled that Microsoft didn’t have to pay $1.5 billion for patent infringement after all.
Motorola has introduced a multimedia IP set-top platform that lets users transfer content between their mobile devices and their home entertainment systems.
Don’t look now, but a mobile ad networking company is involved in a promotion for DreamWorks Pictures’ “Eagle Eye,” which hits theaters today.
One of the goals in creating the user interface (UI) for the upcoming G1 phone was making sure the response time was fast