8Coupons Offers Local Marketing Solution
The online coupon aggregator 8Coupons offers a make-it-yourself mobile coupon platform that enables businesses to generate and send promotions in near real time.
FCC Approves First 4G LTE Phone
The Federal Communications Commission has recently approved some of the first devices to use Long Term Evolution 4G technology, including a phone and a laptop dongle.
Sprint Updating EVO 4G To Android 2.2
Sprint on Thursday announced that it will be the first wireless carrier in the U.S. to distribute Android 2.2 Froyo to the HTC EVO 4G starting on August 3.
Extending Apple's Safari
One of the biggest weaknesses of the Safari web browser has been its general lack of extensions and add-ons. But with the release of the Safari 5.0.1 update, extensions are now fully enabled in the Apple web browser and many useful ones are currently available to users.
EVO Drives Sprint Nextel Subscriber Growth
Despite reporting a $720 million quarterly loss, the wireless provider's announcement of a net customer gain after three years of subscriber attrition drove its stock up 4%.
Amazon Sells Out Of Kindles
The growth rate of Kindle sales has tripled since Amazon lowered the price to $189; customers can still order the electronic reader, but estimated delivery dates are not available.
LG Posts 33% Second Quarter Loss
Lackluster performance of handset division, higher R&D and marketing costs responsible for depressed financial performance, says company.
BlackBerry 6, Windows Phone 7: Will You Stand In Line?
Are Research In Motion and Microsoft chasing the glory of consumer acceptance and compromising their relative success in the enterprise? That's the risk of following Apple and Google, rather than leading with strength and innovation.
The End of Closed iPhones?
Go ahead and pick the iPhone's digital lock. The U.S. Copyright Office says that's okay. In a surprise decision, the Copyright Office granted the Electronic Frontier Foundations' request for three exemptions from the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) anticircumvention provisions.
Motorola CEO: Android To Rule
Speaking at a recent conference, Motorola CEO Sanjay Jha said he believes the mobile ecosystem will follow the path seen in the PC ecosystem and standardize on one dominant operating system.
Slideshow: Microsoft's Windows Phone 7 Revealed
Microsoft has completely updated its mobile operating system with Windows Phone 7, which offers more of a social media focus than one might expect, complete with "hubs" for people, pictures, music, games, and office apps.
Microsoft, ARM Expand Licensing Agreement
Licensing the entire microprocessor architecture may enable the software giant to enhance research and development opportunities for mobile phones and devices based on the market-leading ARM chips.
India Unveils $35 Tablet PC
The solar-powered iPad lookalike, targeted to students with support for web browsing, video conferencing and word processing, is the Indian government's "answer to MIT's $100 computer."
Apple Delays White iPhone 4 Again
Manufacturing challenges have delayed availability of the white iPhone 4 again; sales of black models continue to be brisk despite Antennagate.
Droid X Users Sucking Down Data Like Mad
A Verizon Wireless representative recently said that users of the Motorola Droid X are already consuming five times the amount of mobile data of other Verizon Wireless phones. But for how long?