Archive for the ‘Mobile Technology’ Category

T-Mobile will give you a customized router for better Wi-Fi calling

Kif Leswing, GigaOM, 9/11/14 T-Mobile will start providing a customized Wi-Fi router to subscribers that prioritizes voice calls over other packets. The device, called the T-Mobile Personal CellSpot, will require a $25 deposit and can work alongside an existing household router. The announcement was made at a T-Mobile Uncarrier event in San Francisco on Wednesday, where the […]

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Posted on September 11, 2014 at 6:38 pm by lesliemanzara · Permalink · Leave a comment
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iOS 8 Offers Some New Tricks For Big iPhones

Adriana Lee, ReadWriteWeb, 9/9/14 Back in June, at Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference, exec Craig Federighi introduced some big changes to iOS, the iPhone and iPad operating system. Now, it appears the company has few cool additions to add to the mix with iOS 8, the latest version of the software. The public has known we’ll […]

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Posted on September 9, 2014 at 2:33 pm by lesliemanzara · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: Android, Mobile Technology

Firefox for Android beta ushers mobile streaming to Chromecast, Roku

Seth Rosenblatt, CNET news, 9/9/14 Two Firefox betas focus on media: enabling video streams to Chromecast and Roku via Android-based mobile devices and creating a free in-browser competitor to Skype on desktops. Mozilla’s efforts to keep mobile Firefox competitive include adding remote streaming-media support to a new build of the browser. The star of Firefox […]

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Posted on September 9, 2014 at 2:31 pm by lesliemanzara · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: Android, Mobile Technology

Firefox for Android beta ushers mobile streaming to Chromecast, Roku

Seth Rosenblatt, CNET News, 9/5/14 Two Firefox betas focus on media: enabling video streams to Chromecast and Roku via Android-based mobile devices and creating a free in-browser competitor to Skype on desktops. Mozilla’s efforts to keep mobile Firefox competitive include adding remote streaming-media support to a new build of the browser. The star of Firefox […]

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Posted on September 5, 2014 at 4:54 pm by lesliemanzara · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: Android, Mobile Technology

Open WebOS reborn in new LuneOS release

Eric Brown, LinuxGizmos.com, 9/4/14 The Open WebOS mobile Linux operating system has been renamed “LuneOS,” and is available in an “Affogato” release supporting HP’s TouchPad and LG’s Nexus 4. WebOS is back — yet again — in an open source “LuneOS” respin of the Open WebOS project, itself a spinoff of the proprietary WebOS. The […]

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Posted on September 4, 2014 at 11:59 am by lesliemanzara · Permalink · Leave a comment
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After VoLTE, what is the future of the telephone call?

Mike Dano, FierceWireless, 9/4/14 After years of discussion, hype and delays, Voice over LTE technology is finally real in the United States. Verizon Wireless  plans to launch the technology nationwide in the next few weeks, AT&T Mobility  has launched VoLTE in a handful of markets, and T-Mobile US has launched VoLTE across its nationwide LTE […]

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Posted on September 4, 2014 at 11:54 am by lesliemanzara · Permalink · Leave a comment
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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