Microsoft has acquired Danger, a mobile software and services company best known for its work with T-Mobile's Sidekick handsets.
AOL has unveiled its own mobile software package called the AOL Open Mobile Platform, including mobile versions of its online applications.
Barcelona (Spain) – Toshiba will begin shipping its first HSUPA phone in the second quarter of this year: The Portege G810 not only enables users to download data at up to 3.6 Mb/s, but also upload data at up to 2 Mb/s.
Google's mobile operating system Android is being shown for the first time in an industry trade show in Barcelona.
Barcelona (Spain) – Apple will be facing a new iPhone challenger from the Windows camp in the second half of this year. SonyEricsson’s new Xperia X1 copies not only has a similar size as the Apple phone, but also offers solutions for some of the iPhone’s weaknesses: It comes with 3G support and a slide-out QWERTY keyboard.
Nokia and UC Berkeley just finished a new research project that was able to provide real-time "direct from the street" traffic information using nothing but mobile phone GPS signals.
A recently uncovered patent from Research in Motion shows that the company has worked on a "handheld mobile communication device with movable display/cover member."
A German website has caught Nokia accidentally posting the specifications of the N96 phone, which apparently will be less bulky than the current N95, but much more capable.
Excessive cell phone usage could lower male sperm count and quality, according to researchers at the Cleveland Clinic. In a study published in the January 2008 issue of the Fertility and Sterility journal, researchers discovered that sperm counts were inversely proportional to cell phone usage.
Telecomm giant AT&T will be greatly expanding its 3G wireless network this year. The company plans on adding 3G capabilities to 80 additional cities which will bring the total network to 350 markets by the end of the year. 1500 additional cell sites will be added as part of the expansion.
The iPhone has made Apple one of the world’s largest smartphone company in an instant. But while there are few companies that could pull this off, Apple appears to be missing its initial goals.
Joiku.com has released JoikuSpot, an application that enables Nokia smartphones to act as a Wireless Access Point.
Cell phone owners can now download version 9.5 of Opera Mobile, the company's latest specialized browser that includes Flash support and new website navigation tools.
Apple today announced new versions of the iPhone and the iPod touch. But while some have expected that the iPhone will get cheaper, the new version introduces an old price point. The new iPod touch is the most expensive iPod ever sold by Apple.
Victorville (CA) – We spied an innovative way to hide your expensive GPS dash units while driving on our way back from the PMA show in Vegas to Los Angeles. GPS units can cost several hundred dollars and are quickly becoming a favorite target for car thieves, but it’s often impractical to rip them off the dash every time you shop. The solution for one guy or gal in the Costco parking lot in Victorville was to cover the GPS unit with a red Coke cap and two Coke teddy bears.