Content tagged with Mobile Devices - posted in August 2008 - InformationWeek

InformationWeek is part of the Informa Tech Division of Informa PLC

This site is operated by a business or businesses owned by Informa PLC and all copyright resides with them.Informa PLC's registered office is 5 Howick Place, London SW1P 1WG. Registered in England and Wales. Number 8860726.

Content tagged with Mobile Devices
posted in August 2008
Page 1 / 3   >   >>
Rumor: iPhone Will Allow Tethering
Commentary  |  8/29/2008
Google Shows Off Android App Winners
News  |  8/29/2008
All of the 10 teams that won the Android Developer Challenge top prize of $275,000 utilize GPS in some manner.
AT&T-iPhone Problems May Signal Difficulties For Android
News  |  8/29/2008
Verizon and T-Mobile may do well to sidestep network glitches if Google wants its phone to outsell Apple's, a wireless spectrum expert suggests.
Smartphone Apps For The Rest Of Us
News  |  8/29/2008
Even if you use Sprint, T-Mobile, Verizon -- or don't have an iPhone for your AT&T connection -- you can still get games, music, location-based services, and other mobile content on your phone. Here's how.
Apple Patent Application Describes Multi-Touch Mac
News  |  8/28/2008
The 52-page diagram shows gestures on the touch screen associated with a number of tasks, including zooming, panning, scrolling, rotating, and enlarging.
Google Unveils Android's App Store
News  |  8/28/2008
A competitor to Apple's App Store, the Android Market will allow users to browse, purchase, install, and rate applications on Android handsets.
Motion-Powered Cell Phone Charger Coming Soon
News  |  8/28/2008
M2E Power said it will have a charger for sale next year that can provide 60 minutes of talk for six hours of motion.
How Do You Make A Robot Fish? Copy Bluefin Tuna
News  |  8/28/2008
The Olin-Boston Engineering project expects to have a working prototype of its "RoboTuna" by the end of the year.
Orange Caps iPhone 3G Speeds At 384 Kbps
News  |  8/28/2008
Users have complained that the French wireless provider's capping of network speeds violates the company's service agreement.
Smartphone Sales To Hit $200 Billion In 2012
News  |  8/28/2008
Interest in the iPhone and open-source operating systems like Symbian will drive smartphone sales, according to Gartner.
Steve Jobs Is Alive
Commentary  |  8/28/2008
If you're a subscriber to Bloomberg newswire, you may have been worried about the status of Apple's CEO as the news company inadvertently published an incomplete obituary Wednesday afternoon. It quickly retracted the story, but it's still morbidly interesting to give it a read.
Nortel Demo Puts 4G Wireless One Step Closer
News  |  8/27/2008
The company demonstrates the first live Long Term Evolution handoff between cell sites, but data speeds were lower than what's been promised.
iPhone Password Flaw Discovered
News  |  8/27/2008
Once the emergency call keypad is accessed through the passcode entry screen, a person only needs to double tap the home button.
AT&T Rolls Out New International iPhone Data Plans
Commentary  |  8/27/2008
AT&T has added two new iPhone data plans that should make using Apple's smartphone outside the U.S. cheaper.
hi5 Offers Mobile Social Networking In 26 Languages
News  |  8/27/2008
The social networking site's hi5 Mobile service is aimed at smartphone and PDA users worldwide.
More Airlines About To Add WiFi
Commentary  |  8/27/2008
'Misleading' U.K. iPhone Ad Pulled
News  |  8/27/2008
Viewers complained that they couldn't access "all parts of the Internet" due to the lack of Flash and Java support on the handset.
Nokia Continues Its Cell Phone Dominance
News  |  8/27/2008
The dual strategy of targeting developing countries with low-cost mobile phones and instituting price cuts for its mid-tier devices helped propel its momentum, Gartner said.
Obama Texts His VP Choice: Even When He Loses, He Wins
Commentary  |  8/27/2008
Okay, so the Obama campaign's idea to text message everyone who provided the campaign with their cellphone number his choice of Joe Biden as his running mate didn't work out too well from the breaking news angle. The news was leaked out well before many people were woken up in the middle of the night to their cellphones vibrating with misplaced excitement. But in other ways  namely branding and information gathering  the move was a stroke of genius.
Apple Censors Digital Comic
Commentary  |  8/26/2008
Apple has banned a digital comic called Murderdrome, from Infurious Comics, from its iTunes Store, to the consternation of the comic's creator and fans.
Blame iPhone 3G Reception Problems On Carriers, Not Handset
News  |  8/26/2008
A global survey of owners found their iPhones operated with very slow speeds, especially in metro areas like San Francisco.
Obama's VP Text Reached 2.9 Million
News  |  8/26/2008
With the success of the announcement, advertisers may take a closer look at SMS as a marketing tool, Nielsen Mobile said.
Acer Drops Mini-Notebook Prices
News  |  8/26/2008
The Windows or Linux-based PCs include 1.6 GHz Atom processors, built-in Webcams and Wi-Fi support, and a three-cell rechargeable battery.
Aircell Signs Up Fourth Airline For Wi-Fi Service
News  |  8/26/2008
CEO Jack Blumenstein expects there will be some 2,000 commercial airplanes offering Aircell's in-flight Gogo Internet service by the end of next year.
AT&T Adds Two International Data Plans For iPhone
News  |  8/26/2008
While still expensive, the latest offerings are hundreds of dollars less than pay-per-use international data roaming charges.
QuickBooks Comes To iPhone, BlackBerry
News  |  8/26/2008
The application will enable customers to get an up-to-date view of their finances from a smartphone.
HTC Adds Windows Mobile Smartphone
News  |  8/26/2008
The HTC S740 has a slide-out QWERTY keyboard, integrated Wi-Fi, 3G capabilities, assisted-GPS, and is powered by Windows Mobile 6.1.
Nvidia CEO Huang Outlines Smartphone Strategy In Battling Intel
News  |  8/26/2008
The graphics chipmaker's mobile strategy revolves around the smartphone, which "will become the next personal computer," said CEO Jen-Hsun Huang at Nvidia's Nvision 2008 conference.
Amazon's Kindle May Go Back To School
News  |  8/25/2008
The company could be aiming its e-reader at colleges and universities to get a chunk of the $5.5 billion textbook market, according to a McAdams Wright Ragen analyst.
iPod Nano To Get Makeover, Digg Founder Reveals
News  |  8/25/2008
Apple's iPod lineup is set for an overhaul, including a thinner Nano with a larger widescreen display, according to Kevin Rose's predictions.
Nokia Rolls Out Pair Of N Series Smartphones
News  |  8/25/2008
The Nokia N85 and N79 pack integrated Wi-Fi, 3G capabilities, built-in GPS, and robust multimedia functionality over a Symbian operating system.
QuickBooks Comes To iPhone, BlackBerry
Commentary  |  8/25/2008
Intuit press release
Obama Texts His VP Choice: Smaller Businesses Are Listening
Commentary  |  8/25/2008
There is, of course, a lot of hoopla surrounding Barack Obama's choice of Joe Biden as his running mate. But the real excitement -- at least as far as smaller businesses are concerned -- is how his campaign made the initial announcement: They texted it to lots of people's cellphones. Is it finally safe to declare that mobile marketing is here to stay?
Apple MobileMe Reportedly Vulnerable To Data Loss
News  |  8/22/2008
Sniffing public file sharing folders is the latest in a string of problems that has plagued the service, which replaced Apple's .Mac service.
China Blocks iTunes Access Over Pro-Tibet Album, Users Claim
News  |  8/22/2008
Government Web site calls "Songs Of Tibet" offensive, says citizens want Apple boycott.
U.S. Carmakers Lag In Eco-Friendly Features
News  |  8/22/2008
Detroit is more focused on power-train technologies, such as hybrids or battery-powered electric vehicles than it is on navigation and telematics, an iSuppli report said.
GSM Trade Group: 4 Million HSPA Monthly Signups
News  |  8/22/2008
U.S. HSPA business has been paced by AT&T, which recently moved to deploy HSPA across America in preparation for the recent rollout of Apple's iPhone 3G.
Back-To-School Spending Slows As Shoppers Seek Bargains Online
News  |  8/22/2008
38% of consumers surveyed said they plan to use price-comparison Web sites to find the best deals.
DirecTV Gets Truly Mobile CRM
Features  |  8/22/2008
Antenna Software lets the satellite TV provider's area sales managers tap into Siebel's CRM On Demand application via BlackBerrys.
Google, Verizon Getting Cozy?
Commentary  |  8/22/2008
The Wall Street Journal
Wozniak To Developers: If You Know You're Right, Don't Stop
News  |  8/21/2008
Apple's co-founder says pursuing a vision without compromise, is "the right way of going through life."
Canada Gets BlackBerry Bold
News  |  8/21/2008
RIM's new flagship model will cost Canadian customers about $382 with a three-year contract.
Alaska Air's CIO Weighs In On In-Flight Internet Services
News  |  8/21/2008
As American Airlines begins to offer passengers Aircell's Gogo, Alaska Air is going with a satellite service. CIO Robert Reeder explains why.
Intel Demos Wireless Power, Robotics, 'Programmable Matter'
News  |  8/21/2008
Justin Rattner, Intel's CTO, showed off the company's up-and-coming technology at the final keynote of the chipmaker's Developer Forum.
T-Mobile Shows Off 3G Multimedia Phone
News  |  8/21/2008
Sony Ericsson's first T-Mobile handset will be optimized to utilize the carrier's nascent 3G networks.
American Airlines Launches In-Flight Internet
Commentary  |  8/21/2008
The Inquirer, InformationWeek
Motorola's Jha Shuffles Management, Unveils Multimedia Phones
News  |  8/21/2008
John Cipolla will replace Rob Shaddock, who had been named to head consumer products in April and who is now leaving the company.
FCC To Comcast: Stop Blocking Peer-To-Peer Content
News  |  8/21/2008
The cable and Internet service provider may have interfered with up to 75% of shared-file traffic in certain areas, the Federal Communications Commission found.
Apple Sued Over iPhone 3G Reception Problems
News  |  8/21/2008
An Alabama woman alleges that the handset isn't as fast as advertised, and she's seeking class-action status to represent other customers affected by the "defective" iPhone 3G.
Page 1 / 3   >   >>

2021 State of ITOps and SecOps Report
2021 State of ITOps and SecOps Report
This new report from InformationWeek explores what we've learned over the past year, critical trends around ITOps and SecOps, and where leaders are focusing their time and efforts to support a growing digital economy. Download it today!
InformationWeek Is Getting an Upgrade!

Find out more about our plans to improve the look, functionality, and performance of the InformationWeek site in the coming months.

Remote Work Tops SF, NYC for Most High-Paying Job Openings
Jessica Davis, Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps,  7/20/2021
Blockchain Gets Real Across Industries
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer,  7/22/2021
Seeking a Competitive Edge vs. Chasing Savings in the Cloud
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer,  7/19/2021
Register for InformationWeek Newsletters
Current Issue
Monitoring Critical Cloud Workloads Report
In this report, our experts will discuss how to advance your ability to monitor critical workloads as they move about the various cloud platforms in your company.
Twitter Feed
Sponsored Live Streaming Video
Everything You've Been Told About Mobility Is Wrong
Attend this video symposium with Sean Wisdom, Global Director of Mobility Solutions, and learn about how you can harness powerful new products to mobilize your business potential.
Sponsored Video
Flash Poll