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Posted from MOBILE.BLORGE on September 20, 2012
AT&T seems confident its ban on Apple’s FaceTime use over cellphone networks among customers on older data plans is legitimate. That confidence is about to be tested thanks to the first steps to a regulatory challenge.
Posted from MOBILE.BLORGE on September 13, 2012
An estimated 35 percent of all mobile phones sold this year will be smartphones according to one analyst. If that figure sounds surprisingly low, bear in mind it’s a worldwide figure — and could hit 50 percent in a [...]
Posted from MOBILE.BLORGE on September 6, 2012
Nokia has this week displayed a dramatic video of a video stabilization feature in its forthcoming Lumia 920 smartphone. Unfortunately it’s now been forced to admit the footage was actually shot with a full-blown video camera.
Posted from MOBILE.BLORGE on September 2, 2012
Who doesn’t love a sale and for those of you sporting an Android device, now is the time to scoop up some great apps for less than [...]
Posted from MOBILE.BLORGE on August 30, 2012
In an ironic piece of timing given its problems with Apple, Samsung had become the first company to confirm a Windows Phone 8 smartphone. It’s also announced an impressive looking sequel to the Galaxy Note.
The Windows device is the unglamorously-titled Ativ S. [...]
Posted from MOBILE.BLORGE on August 23, 2012
The dominant networks in the US market are dropping unlimited data deals like a hot potato, but their smaller rivals think that gives them a valuable weapon. Both T-Mobile and MetroPCS are offering new deals on unlimited data.
Posted from MOBILE.BLORGE on August 16, 2012
Several of the largest retail chains in theUnited Statesare working on a payment network that will allow customers to pay via a smartphone. It could challenge similar efforts made by both cellphone networks and tech giants.
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Posted from MOBILE.BLORGE on August 9, 2012
Two trends have been apparent in the smartphone market for some time now: Android becoming dominant in number one slot and everyone else other than Apple taking a real kicking. Newly released figures confirm that trend: if you buy a smartphone today, it’s probably [...]
Posted from MOBILE.BLORGE on August 2, 2012
Most trials involve lawyers arguing about the evidence they present in court. But the Apple-Samsung battle has now turned into a dispute about what Samsung said outside the court buildings.
Posted from MOBILE.BLORGE on July 26, 2012
Whenever a new technology emerges, you can quickly expect one of two things: porn and hackers. Sadly for skin flick lovers it’s the latter that’s making the news with Near Field Communication.
Posted from MOBILE.BLORGE on July 19, 2012
AT&T has announced it will mirror Verizon by introducing shared data plans that cover an entire household. It’s not only copied the pricing concept, but the actual charges are suspiciously similar.
Posted from MOBILE.BLORGE on July 18, 2012
As grocery stores, Walgreens and Walmarts continue to supersize, finding your way around can be difficult. Different stores within the same chain are set up differently which only [...]
Posted from MOBILE.BLORGE on July 12, 2012
Increasingly-credible reports suggest Amazon could have its own smartphone on the market within a year. But analysts are divided on exactly what it would achieve.
It appears to be a case where several different rumors that might be circumstantial evidence on their own are coming together [...]
Posted from MOBILE.BLORGE on July 8, 2012
For those of you unfamiliar with Kickstarter, it is “the world’s largest funding platform for creative projects.” People post videos of their projects and ask the public [...]
Posted from MOBILE.BLORGE on July 5, 2012
We often speak of smartphones as more like mini computers than mobile telephones. Now we’ve may have the downside of such similarities: a botnet made up of Android handsets rather than PCs.
A Microsoft security blogger has noted that a recent batch of spam e-mails showed [...]