Vodafone has released its latest in mobile broadband, and major cities in the U.K like London, Birmingham and Liverpool will be among the first to receive the benefits. 14.4Mbps is in theory the peak rate, but customers can expect to see speeds varying from 1Mbps to 4 Mbps with a practical maximum speed of 10.8Mbps. [...]
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August 31st, 2009 · No Comments
August 7th, 2009 · No Comments
According to the Sydney Morning Herald, eBay may have to shut down Skype due to a licensing dispute with the founders of the internet telephony service.
“… eBay bought Skype from entrepreneurs Niklas Zennstrom and Janus Friis for $US2.6 billion in 2005, but this did not include a core piece of peer-to-peer communications technology that powers [...]
March 24th, 2009 · No Comments
Here’s one novelty gadget you shouldn’t miss, even if it’ll cost you twenty-two bucks. Sure, you can get a Logitech Laser Mouse for the same price, but wouldn’t you rather have a mouse that flips open into a Skype phone, complete with alphanumeric keys and an LCD screen? I have a feeling this is going [...]
March 9th, 2009 · No Comments
Opera has launched what they call Fingertouch technology, for touchscreen equipped devices. The fingertouch technology aims to make browsing websites easier and simpler for touchscreen-equipped mobile phones.
February 25th, 2009 · No Comments
A new mobile web site has gone live that appears to be a tool for users of Verizon’s FiOS Internet and TV services to remotely schedule their DVRs and access other services directly from their mobile phones. Verizon has not announced the site nor mentioned any specific launches, but it can be accessed by most [...]
February 19th, 2009 · No Comments
Yahoo has announced a new mobile service called Yahoo mobile that it bills as a highly personalized starting point for the Internet. Yahoo Mobile will be available as an app for the iPhone and will be offered for devices from Nokia, RIM, Samsung, Sony Ericsson, and Motorola. Windows Mobile devices will be supported as well.
January 26th, 2009 · No Comments
Today Verizon Wireless announced a new product for the home that is meant to replace landline telephones and act as an accessory to wireless service. The Verizon Hub uses a broadband connection to connect to the Internet and provide VoIP-based telephony services. It has a seven-inch touchscreen display that offers a wide range of features [...]
January 22nd, 2009 · No Comments
Traffic to microblogging service Twitter has increased by 974 per cent in the last year, according to the latest figures from Hitwise.The tenfold increase in visitor numbers has seen Twitter leap from being the 2,953rd most popular website in the UK last year to 291st most-visited as of the middle of January.
January 11th, 2009 · 1 Comment
Google’s mobile version of the company’s Maps software has been updated. The new updated version makes searching for various Points of Interests easier than before. This is because, before this updated version, for instance, if you queried, for instance, Burger King, Google Maps would search for an address contaning the term Burger King. However, now, [...]
December 24th, 2008 · No Comments
Nokia have announced a competition where you can design a homescreen widget, for their upcoming N97 handset, which is set to launch sometime in the first half of next year. To create the widget for the homescreen, Nokia have provided a design package, for download. Once finished, you can upload your widget, where others can [...]
December 18th, 2008 · No Comments
Making good on an announcement last week, Sprint has said that it will begin selling a dual-mode CDMA/WiMax wireless modem on December 21. The modem will be able to access the Clear WiMax network in cities where the network is active, such as Baltimore. Everywhere else, it will use Sprint’s EV-DO 3G network to access [...]
December 6th, 2008 · No Comments
For the most part, the iPod Touch is considered a stripped down version of the iPhone since it showcases many of the same features and lacks mobile phone functionality. However, with the TruPhone app, you can now make calls and send SMS using the iPod Touch.
November 14th, 2008 · No Comments
Opera Mini, the world’s most popular mobile phone Web Browser, has seen the first Beta release, of the 4.2 version, with this beta release focusing on giving the user a more personalised experience. By that, it offers many improvements on its predecessor, such as individual skins, improved support for video service sites, such as Youtube, [...]
September 29th, 2008 · No Comments
It looks like the Safari browser of the iPhone/iPod Touch is up for some changes when Apple releases firmware 2.2 update. Apparently, the guys at Apple decided to do some minor tweaking to the mobile internet browser by relocating the refresh button to the inside of the url field, and making the whole address bar [...]
September 25th, 2008 · No Comments
Today Skyfire has opened up the beta version of its browser to anyone who is interested in testing it the mobile browse. Skyfire is also offering a new version of the browser with some new features. The new version — 0.8 — fixes bugs, but also supports Ajax, Flash, Quicktime, and Windows Media for a [...]