INQ Mobile is introducing two new 3G “social mobiles” with easy access to Twitter.
The FCC has launched a sweeping inquiry into Apple’s recent rejection of Google’s telephony application for the iPhone.
User interface (UI) is a fancy name for how a human being interacts with and controls a piece of technology. On a mobile device, the UI is affected by limitless factors, including keyboard, touchscreen (if it has one), software and operating system, the speed of the network, the devices’ processor and on and on.
First off, I’m in the camp that believes competition is alive and well in the wireless industry. The last time I visited my local mall, I counted kiosks or stores for at least six wireless providers: AT&T, Clearwire, Cricket Communications, Sprint Nextel, T-Mobile USA and Verizon Wireless.
Several years ago, CES added several wireless components to the exhibits and some sessions about wireless to the conference. This year, it has taken this trend a giant step further and announced a 2010 Mobile Apps Showdown.
In the current world of wireless data networks, most of the industry’s focus is on delivered bandwidth, and usually bigger is definitely better. But there is also growing interest in using wireless technologies for short-range applications.
Microsoft has finally roped Yahoo into an Internet search partnership
Following in the footsteps of Amazon.com’s Kindle, another e-book reader is set to get a wireless connection from a cellular carrier.
Barnes & Noble yesterday announced the launch of an eBookstore. Customers will be able to buy ebooks and read them on a range of platforms, including the iPhone and iPod touch, BlackBerry smartphones, as well as most Windows and Mac laptops or full-sized desktop computers.
Companies in the News: Sprint, Novatel, Verizon, AT&T, Boost Mobile, Motorola, Intel Capital, UQ Communications, Zain Nigeria, Ericsson, Bluetooth Special Interest Group, Freescale Semiconductor, Alvarion, eASPNet, Avago Technologies, Yap, Glu Mobile.
MobiTV reports that more than 7 million subscribers are now tuned in to its mobile TV service.
The iPhone and Apple’s App Store have fundamentally changed the game for the mobile industry.
Get ready for the next installment of Boost Mobile’s “unwronged” commercials.
Of the 1.2 billion phones shipped worldwide in 2008, 1 billion were not smartphones.
QuickPlay Media today unveiled the findings of its latest quarterly consumer consumption analysis.
The head of Boost Mobile said customer reaction to its $50 unlimited calling and texting offer this winter went beyond "our wildest dreams."
Verizon Wireless’ “buy-one-get -one” promotion helped Research In Motion’s BlackBerry Curve move past Apple’s iPhone
A new $50 unlimited-calling plan sold under the Boost brand has been a badly needed success story for Sprint Nextel
The buzz coming from the floor of CTIA Wireless 2009 was all about mobile applications.
Informa predicts that mobile social networking will generate revenues in excess of $50 billion by 2012.
You could say Boost Mobile picked a fight, and it’s still throwing punches in the battle for prepaid customers.
While enterprises in almost every other business sector are tightening their belts, major wireless carriers are planning for huge expenditures on 4G network deployments.
It’s a lousy time to be in the auto industry, or investment banking, or the newspaper business. As the global financial crisis seems to loom over, well, everything, it’s worth asking whether the mobile media sector is a good place to be.
Attorneys representing ex-Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick on Tuesday filed a civil suit against Detroit's former communications provider.