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Esther Shein has extensive experience writing and editing for both print and the web with a focus on business and technology as well as education and general interest features.
Articles by Esther Shein
posted in June 2010
Chipmaker to partner with web portal SINA to offer its Brew mobile platform.
Sprint says demand for the 4G smartphone has been greater than expected.
The consumer publication listed its favorite mobile apps for car and truck drivers.
The social networking-oriented phones were released a month ago to lukewarm reception.
Richmond, Va., Salt Lake City, and St. Louis join the growing list to receive WiMax Internet coverage from Sprint/Clearwire.
Study finds enterprises are under increasing pressure to manage and support iWorkers' devices and applications.
More than 70% of users are generally satisfied with broadband speed and availability according to a study, calling into question the market demand for fiber.
The market for the low power wireless access points is expected to reach 49 million units over the next five years.
User trials of the 4G network will begin in five cities, as the wireless firm aims to roll out the service in 25 markets this year.
Public interest groups object to being excluded from talks about giving government authority over high-speed Internet lines.
Following AT&T's change from an unlimited data plan to a tiered pricing model, Verizon Wireless is contemplating doing away with flat-rate data pricing.
The three-keyboard enterprise digital assistant device will run Windows Mobile 6.5 and go on sale in September.
Windows Embedded Handheld aims to boost mobile enterprise workforce productivity by enabling users to capture, access, and act on business-critical information.
Verizon and AT&T object to mandated mobile data roaming, while public interest groups and smaller carriers support it.
The 3.5G service is available in 25 markets; carrier says it will cover 185 million people in 100 metro areas by year's end.
Combining the companies' cell phone operations would create Japan's second largest handset maker.
In spite of Apple's disapproval, Adobe says its latest Flash Player is gaining traction with mobile handset makers.
T-Mobile said the smartphone will also get a modified version of the Faves Gallery and updates to the Genius Button app.
The HTC smartphone is sold out online, but its first day sales weren't quite as hot as Sprint initially reported.
Paris-based Abaxia develops software for mobile and handset operators.
The touchscreen device has a sliding keyboard and is available from AT&T.
First-day sales of the dual 3G/4G smartphone set a record for the most phones ever sold in one day for the mobile carrier.
The Android 2.1-based mobile device boasts media features, including an 8-megapixel camera, Xenon flash, 720p high-def video camera, and 10x digital zoom.
The first 3G/4G phone to hit the market features free two-way video chat, built-in mobile Wi-Fi hotspot, and the Android 2.1 operating system.
The LG Sentio, dLite, and GS170 mobile handsets target the consumer market and are slated for release this summer.
Android will run a third of the world's smartphones by 2015, and open source mobile operating systems from Intel, Nokia, and Samsung will also compete, says ABI Research.
Like Motorola's other Android-based phones, the mid-market Flipout is expected to take marketshare from feature phones.
Microsoft's Internet Explorer and Mozilla's Firefox continue to decline. Apple's Safari rose slightly.
The next most popular platforms to build for are the RIM BlackBerry OS, Android, and Microsoft Windows Mobile 6.5., study finds.