FreedomPop today announced it will begin selling its own branded smartphones and tablets. First up is Liberty, a 7-inch Wi-Fi-only Android ‘phablet’ priced at $89. In the next month FreedomPop will release Frenzy, a 7-inch Android phablet with LTE and Wi-Fi for $99. And hopefully by the holidays the company will release an $89 LTE Android smartphone.
AT&T today revealed some expectations for its third quarter. The company is seeing big interest in its Next device financing program, as well as growth in its connected home and car businesses.
A product of its acquistion of TalkTo, Path has inserted the ability for users of its messaging app to text businesses with questions about everything from dinner reservations to their operating hours.
The FCC today proposed modifications to its Part 15 rules that allow unlicensed spectrum use in white spaces between TV stations. The changes to the rule would help facilitate the use of television bands, 600 MHz guard bands and channel 37.
The Commission said its repacking plan is designed to meet “Congress’s mandate to make all reasonable efforts to independently preserve TV station coverage areas and population served.” Today’s clarification is pointed toward making sure the public and all potentially affected broadcasters have all the information they need.
With this iteration of Windows, Microsoft addressed the dearly missed Start menu. With Windows 10, the company brings back the Start menu, but with a twist. The OS will apparently be able to...
Worldwide telecom capital expenditures (Capex) will fall by $6 billion in 2015, according to new forecasts from the Dell’Oro Group. "While we maintain our view that worldwide Capex will grow around 3 percent in 2014, we believe multiple factors will contribute to a decline in Capex during 2015," Stefan Pongratz, Dell'Oro Group's carrier economics analyst, said in a statement.
Approval for use of the iPhone 6 on Chinese networks was granted after Apple "promised 'it never constructed a so-called ...
GameStop, a family of specialty technology retail brands, today announced that its GameStop Technology Institute (GTI) business unit is collaborating with AT&T to further its focus on delivering to its brick-n-mortar retail stores technology advancements that drive customer experiences.
If the EU's preliminary finding is confirmed over the coming months, Apple Inc. could face a repayment bill worth billions of dollars because it funnels the bulk of its international sales through...
After nervously handing over an iPhone 5 to my 12-year old, I knew I was going to have to do something to monitor the amount of data he was using. I didn't want to completely ban him from using data, but I certainly wanted to mitigate the possibility of overages.
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) will begin looking into new rules and regulations for Over-The-Top (OTT) video services aimed at providing subscription TV over the internet. As Verizon and Dish Network work to bring online video services to consumers without pay-TV subscriptions, the FCC is considering whether those services should be subject to the same rules as traditional cable and satellite providers.
SoftBank has bid $3.4 billion to buy Dreamworks, according to the Hollywood Reporter. The Japanese telecom and majority owner of Sprint could be seeking to buy the animation studio. But a Wall Street Journal report suggests a deal between the two could amount to a content distribution partnership or a SoftBank investment.
Single Touch Systems, Inc., a mobile media solutions provider today unveiled its new name and brand - SITO Mobile. The rebranding follows a period of expansion for the company throughout the U.S. and Canada. The new corporate identity reinforces SITO's emphasis on mobile location-based advertising and mobile messaging platforms.
News tests from Consumer Reports show that complaints about the bendability of the iPhone 6 Plus were overblown a bit. In fact, the results might surprise those who have been following "Bendgate."
Online retailers are trying to harness this accelerating mobile trend to capture a huge growth opportunity. But to do so, they must engage buyers with desired services and content at the precise moment of need. That’s causing more “e-tailers” to deploy...
AT&T over the weekend announced a limited time offer that will double the amount of data for some of its Mobile Share data plans. The promotional rates, available until Oct. 31, will raise the $130 15GB bucket to 30GB as well as double the 20GB, 30GB, 40GB and 50GB plans. As with all AT&T Mobile Share plans with data buckets of 10GB or more, devices on Next will incur $15 monthly fees each.
"We're basically opening the door where, in theory, you'll be able to continue making your phone call through the gate throughout the flight ... like you would on a train," spokesman Ilias Maragakis told The Associated Press.
The latest acquisition includes IBM's System x, BladeCenter and Flex System blade servers and switches, x86-based Flex integrated systems, NeXtScale and iDataPlex servers and associated software, blade networking and maintenance operations.
Novatel Wireless today announced the launch of the new Verizon Jetpack Mobile Hotspot 4G LTE/XLTE MiFi(R) 6620L. Availability starts September 29 online at and in Verizon Wireless Communications Stores, October 2 for $49.99, after a mail-in rebate debit card with a two-year contract.
"We had predicted anywhere from 190 to 250 million M2M connections this year," Peterson noted, citing a stat that points to a doubling in the percentage of total connections that M2M accounted for over 2010. "To double that in three years is kind of unheard of."
Revenue for the second quarter of fiscal 2015 was $916 million, which broken out included approximately 46 percent for hardware, 46 percent for services and 8 percent for software and other revenue. Analyst consensus was more in line with $940 million in revenue for the quarter.
This is Intel's second corporate team-up targeting mobile chips in the past year. In May, Intel announced it would cooperate with another Chinese chipmaker, Rockchip, to use Intel chips in low-cost tablet computers running the Android operating system.
As the giant tech company scrambled to fix a software glitch that left some of its new iPhones unable to make calls, some analysts said Thursday that Apple is doing the right thing by...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Apple's stock fell nearly 3 percent on Thursday, after some customers complained that a software update interfered with voice calls on their new iPhones, while others noted that the larger iPhone model could be vulnerable to bending. The stock decline led a broader decline in technology shares.