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CTIA works to get F.C.C. involvement to tighten up regulations on cellular signal boosters

November 18, 2010

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You have to love how the carriers protect the airwaves for us! CTIA works to get F.C.C. involvement to tighten up regulations on cellular signal boosters sold for home use. In fact, CTIA wants the carriers to control this market. (NYT) When Sean Kirkland, an executive vice president for sales and marketing for a company […]

Newly defined 4G standard will not change carrier plans to market WiMax and LTE or others which do not qualify

November 5, 2010

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Time to bone up on your 4G standards, or not. The newly defined 4G standard may become a meaningless marketing tool and the consumer is the one left in the dark. Truth in advertising watch out! On Thursday, October 21st, 2010 the International Telecommunication Union Radiocommunication Sector (ITU-R) announced it had finished its assessment of […]

Informa report: Smartphone usage to increase 700% in next 5 years- That’s per user!

November 2, 2010

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London, UK – November 2, 2010 (Release) – Smartphone users are generating two-thirds of total mobile cellular traffic* worldwide despite the fact that only 13% of mobile subscribers use smartphones, according to the latest research from Informa Telecoms & Media (informatm.com/smartphones). And as these smartphone users spend more time on the Internet, the traffic that […]

Nintendo is betting large on their new 3DS game machine that goes on sale in Japan in February, and in March for Europe and the U.S. Social gaming may never be the same!

October 30, 2010

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(WSJ)  TOKYO—The headline feature of Nintendo Co.’s forthcoming 3DS portable videogame system is the ability to play 3-D games without the need for eyewear, but it is the device’s ability to locate other players that may prove critical to its success. Nintendo’s 3DS game machine goes on sale in Japan in February, and in March […]

Acer to launch multiple tablet devices in NYC November 23rd.

October 29, 2010

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This is just the beginning of what will be a full 3 months of tablet launches (look at CES in January!). IDG News Service – Acer plans to launch “multiple” tablet devices at an event in New York on Nov. 23, with different OSes and multiple form factors, the company’s CEO said Friday. The market […]

Garmin drops handsets in favor of APP’s- no news here, handsets are a tough business

October 27, 2010

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SCHAFFHAUSEN, Switzerland & TAIPEI, Taiwan–(Release) — Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN) and ASUSTeK Computer Inc. today announced a strategic decision to alter their current co-branded business model for location-centric mobile handsets. The two companies will not introduce any new co-branded handset models going forward, but will continue to sell and support models that have already been […]

Sprint Selects Openwave to Power New Browser-VAS Ecosystem Solving Fragmentation Challenges for Developers (read cross platform solution)

October 26, 2010

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(Release) Openwave Systems Inc. a global software innovator delivering context-aware mediation and messaging solutions, today announced that Sprint has selected Openwave’s Integra technology to deploy a new ecosystem of enhanced services within the browser.   The Sprint Browser-VAS (value-added services) ecosystem powered by Openwave will provide developers the tools they need to develop apps and value-added […]