Archive for the ‘Mobile Technology’ Category

Apple is reportedly teaming up with American Express on iPhone payments

Jon Fingas, Engadget, 9/4/14 Those longstanding rumors of Apple building a mobile payment service may be coming true sooner than you think. Recode‘s sources claim that the folks in Cupertino have struck a deal with American Express to work on an iPhone payment system, hot on the heels of The Information‘s report of a similar […]

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Posted on September 4, 2014 at 11:47 am by lesliemanzara · Permalink · Leave a comment
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Opera Mini to be default browser for Microsoft’s feature phones

Aloysius Low, CNET news, 8/22/14 The Series 30+, Series 40 and Asha phones will now run Opera Mini fresh from the factory, while existing users will be encouraged to upgrade. Opera and Microsoft have signed a licensing agreement to put Opera’s mobile browser into Microsoft’s current feature and Asha handsets. These include the Series 30+ […]

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Posted on August 22, 2014 at 8:49 am by lesliemanzara · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: Android, Mobile Technology, WinPhone

Dolphin wants to be more than a window to the Web – it plans to be a channel for all your content

Kaylene Hong, TNW, 8/18/14 Mobile browsers are solidifying their importance amidst the mobile revolution, as more and more people access the internet via their smartphones and tablets, abandoning the desktop experience in the process. Dolphin is one of the oldest and most popular third-party browsers for Android — we called it a “genuinely beautiful Android […]

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Posted on August 18, 2014 at 1:07 pm by lesliemanzara · Permalink · Leave a comment
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Windows Phone is dying on the vine

Brad Reed, BGR, 8/18/14 There’s a reasonable argument to be made on both sides about whether Microsoft should just dump Windows Phone and move to Android or whether it should stick things out and try to gradually improve its market share. However there is no argument that from a sales standpoint, Windows Phone has been […]

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Posted on August 18, 2014 at 1:00 pm by lesliemanzara · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: Android, Mobile Technology, WinPhone

When will voice-over-LTE matter? When it’s no longer just about voice

Kevin Fitchard, GigaOM, 8/8/14 After years of delays, voice-over-LTE finally seems to be making its way into mobile networks and phones. T-Mobile recently announced its entire U.S. LTE network now supports the VoIP technology, while Verizon recently revealed it would begin selling its first 4G-only phones in 2016. As we purchase new smartphones over the […]

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Posted on August 18, 2014 at 12:57 pm by lesliemanzara · Permalink · Leave a comment
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Report: Android gaining on iOS in enterprise

Tony Bradley,  PC World, 8/14/14 The latest Mobility Index Report from Good Technology reveals trends in how businesses are adopting and deploying mobile devices and apps. Most businesses have embraced mobile technologies, but many are still on the low end of the mobile maturity curve. Good Technology has published its second-quarter Mobility Index Report, and it […]

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Posted on August 14, 2014 at 8:37 am by lesliemanzara · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: Android, iPhone, Mobile Technology

‘The Third Mobile Operating System Is Here’ Declares Jolla As It Launches In Asia With ‘Three’ Hong Kong

Ewan Spence , Forbes, 8/14/14 The smartphone manufacturer Jolla has announced that their flagship handset (the self-titled Jolla, reviewed on Forbes previously) is now available in Hong Kong. On sale via Three, the handset is available for free on the 4G LTE Super Plan, or for HK$2,888 direct from the network. While Jolla continues to be cagy about the […]

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Posted on August 14, 2014 at 8:32 am by lesliemanzara · Permalink · Leave a comment
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LibreOffice might be coming to Android

Jim Lynch, ITworld, 8/14/14 In today’s Android roundup: LibreOffice might eventually be released for Android. Plus: Android-x86 4.4 KitKat for PCs, and a screenshot tour of Android-x86 4.4 KitKat LibreOffice is one of the best known and most popular open source office suites available. Millions of people use it each day around the world on […]

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Posted on August 14, 2014 at 8:25 am by lesliemanzara · Permalink · Leave a comment
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Samsung’s Tizen smartphone OS: Dead or alive?

Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols, ZNET, 7/31/14 By 2011, Android had just become the most popular smartphone operating system. At the time it still seemed possible for another mobile operating system to play a major role in the market. That was then. This is now. With the news that Samsung will not be releasing its Tizen-powered Samsung […]

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Posted on July 31, 2014 at 5:45 pm by lesliemanzara · Permalink · Leave a comment
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Microsoft verging on single OS across all devices

Tim Greene, Network World, 7/24/14 Next version of Windows will pull together Windows for PCs and tablets, Windows Phone, and Xbox One, CEO Nadella told investors Microsoft seems on the brink of announcing a major enhancement to its operating system lines, namely merging them into a single OS that could bring big benefits for corporate […]

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Posted on July 24, 2014 at 11:25 am by lesliemanzara · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: Mobile Technology, WinPhone