Why Tech Alone Can't Solve All The World's Problems The mobile revolution in the emerging world saw a spike of SMS-based applications to “solve” development problems: lack of sanitation, access to financial services, education, and more. Yes, there are more cell...
Feb 20 2014, 8:36am CST
Congress To Vote On Phone Unlocking The House Majority Leader, Eric Canter, has announced that the House will vote on the Unlocking Consumer Choice and Wireless Competition Act (H.R. 1123), during the week of February 24, 2014. Leader Canter has...
Feb 12 2014, 3:26pm CST
How Publishers Can Push For Reader Attention I am obsessed with the disruption of media delivery. When Hitched was first conceived we were going to produce a print and online product—this was in the early 2000s when print was already beginning its downward slide—I...
Feb 11 2014, 6:43am CST
BlackBerry BB10 Update Brings New Hub Features and more The Canadian tech. giant and Smartphone maker BlackBerry Inc. on Tuesday had introduced an update for their BB10 operating system, bringing with it about “hundreds” of enhancements for the owners of their Z10, Z30, Q5 and the Q10 handsets.
Feb 9 2014, 3:29am CST
How Secure is Your Health Data? By Julie Steele Dr. Andrew Litt, Chief Medical Officer at Dell, made a thoughtful blog post last week about the trade-offs inherent in designing for both the security and accessibility of medical data, especially in an...
Feb 6 2014, 8:10am CST
T-Mobile Picks Up The Innovation Kudos John Legere, president and CEO of T-Mobile, has a great line in coming late to the party while looking like the host. The company’s mobile money initiative is its latest “innovation” and is a great example of T-Mobile...
Jan 23 2014, 9:28am CST
First Tizen-based smart Phones coming this March, says Japan's NTT Docomo A brand new smart phone operating system, which is developed by a global collaboration of famous tech firms to rival Google's popular Android OS and the Apple's iOS, is going to be launched in the next few months, and the news is according to the famous Japanese mobile phone operator, the NTT Docomo.
Jan 20 2014, 10:11am CST
The Next Revolution In School Tech: Bring Your Own Device The combination of students and mobile phones has long been a source of anxiety for teachers. Instead of being engrossed in the lesson, the assumption is pupils will be unable to resist the lure of texting, watching...
Jan 19 2014, 12:11pm CST
12 E-Commerce Strategies To Grow Your Business This Year By Michael Evans and Jennifer Knight
Your plans for the New Year call for growing your company’s revenue in 2014, but where will your increased sales come from — a larger salesforce, new markets, or product innovation?...
Jan 16 2014, 11:06am CST
TapSense Releases Latest Mobile Marketing User Guide It was clearly a great year for mobile marketing. Consumers are spending more than half their time online on the mobile web and smartphone conversion rates prove how lucrative that habit is for marketers: 79% of...
Jan 14 2014, 7:26am CST
Mobile Phones Set To Reduce Banking Branches In 2014 This is the year that mobile banking will really make a dent in branch networks, according to James DeBello, CEO and president of Mitek, a company that is helping make that happen. It introduced remote deposit capture...
Jan 6 2014, 9:16am CST
Did Santa Bring You Anything For BYOD? Your employees are heading back to work from their holiday hiatus in the next few days. Based on the amount of smartphone and tablet advertising blared out between reruns of holiday movies, I’m going to make my own...
Dec 31 2013, 9:46am CST
Wireless Association Site Estimates Apps' Data Usage CTIA, the wireless association, has launched a new site that enables mobile device users to estimate data requirements for popular apps. Unless you’re one of the lucky ones with an unlimited data plan, it’s an important...
Dec 27 2013, 6:26pm CST
China Issues 4G Licenses to its Top Three Mobile Carriers China Mobile, China Unicom and China Telecom are the three Chinese mobile carriers for which China has recently issued 4G network licenses. The provision of 4G technology will however benefit only China Mobile, the largest of the three.
Dec 4 2013, 8:43am CST
Three UK Offers Free Roaming in the USA The mobile provider Three has introduced free roaming in the United States for its UK consumer base. In other words, data storage, text messaging and calls will be free of charge in the Land of the Free and Home of the Brave. Three extends its Feel At Home proposition to 11 destinations around the world including the USA, Indonesia, Sri Lanka and Macau.
Dec 4 2013, 5:38am CST
FCC may soon allow phone calls in flights The Federal Aviation Administration made a decision last month to lift the restriction on using electronic devices on all phases of flight. However, phone calls are still not allowed in flights. But that might soon...
Nov 22 2013, 12:25am CST
Google Announced SMS for Hangouts A web event was held by Google to discuss some new features being brought to their social networking platform. One of the biggest things that they had glossed over early on was SMS support finally coming to Hangouts.
Nov 7 2013, 4:30am CST
AT&T Next is a New Monthly Installment Plan to Get New Device Every Year AT&T is to face off its rival T-Mobile by starting a new installment plan that offers every year a smartphone/tablet with no down payment, no upgrade, no activation fee and fastest 4G LTE network. T-Mobile’s Jump Plan for upgrading its smartphones is about to meet its nemesis.
Jul 16 2013, 4:31am CDT
VoX Seeks Apple Approval for its iPhone Mobile Video and VoIP App VoX has applied to seek Apple approval to launch its iPhone Mobile Video app and VoIP app on iTunes Store. VoX video app allows user to make a video call in cross platform environment. Apple's iPhone user can make a direct video call to user having Google's Android smartphone.
Jul 1 2013, 10:05am CDT
World's first LTE-advanced network launched by SK Telecom South Korean telecommunications giant, SK Telecom, wants to lead the race for the fastest mobile communications system. By launching LTE-advanced to the public today, the carrier becomes the world's first carrier to achieve such feat.
Jun 26 2013, 4:01am CDT
Galaxy S4 LTE-Advanced Comes This Month Samsung says to release a new Galaxy S4 with LTE-Advanced technology in South Korea as early as this month. We are talking double the data speed compared to standard LTE.
Jun 18 2013, 7:34am CDT
ZACT: First-Ever Smart Mobile Service with Parental Control ZACT launches today its brand new first ever smart wireless service. Based on its own Mobile Virtual Network Operator, ZACT has no-contract plans for its wireless service. Zact gives a new way to bill mobile consumers with parental control facility.
May 13 2013, 10:11am CDT
Google Discontinued SMS Search Quietly Google has shut sown its SMS search service for mobile users who do not have data plans. It means that the search facility that Google offers for those who do not owes a smartphone, is now discontinued.
May 13 2013, 4:02am CDT
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