By Humberto Saabedra on February 7, 2014
California state lawmakers hope to enact a law mandating a smartphone “kill switch/anti-theft” deterrent in every smartphone sold to reduce thefts
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By Humberto Saabedra on May 28, 2010
According to the leaked EVO 4G launch day guide for Sprint retailers, the long awaited mobile hotspot service features a loophole whereby the service can be used without additional charge provided 4G WiMax service is available where the device is purchased. To address the issue, Sprint will update the mobile hotspot application in early July […]
By Humberto Saabedra on May 11, 2010
Microsoft has announced a new update to its Bing Maps for Mobile application for Windows Mobile which adds turn by turn directions with route calculation. The updated application is now available for the following devices on AT&T, Sprint , Verizon and T-Mobile: HTC Fuze HTC Pure HTC HD2 HTC Tilt 2 HTC Touch Diamond 2 […]
By Humberto Saabedra on March 26, 2010
Opera has announced that it will integrate its highly popular Mobile 10 and Mini 5 web browsers into Qualcomm’s revamped BREW Mobile Platform, which will make it easier for carriers utilizing the platform to deploy and offer the browsers as either a branded offering from the carrier or as an optional download amongst the thousands […]
By Humberto Saabedra on February 27, 2010
In the wake of this morning’s near catastrophic Magnitude 8 earthquake in Chile, Sprint has announced that it has waived messaging fees for mobile donations to international relief organizations such as World Vision, Habitat for Humanity and the Salvation Army.
By Humberto Saabedra on January 25, 2010
Microsoft has released a new update for its Windows Live suite of services on Windows Mobile/Windows Phone powered devices. The update is available via Windows Marketplace and consists of updates to Windows Live Messenger, Hotmail, Photos and the What’s New home screen feed.
By Humberto Saabedra on December 5, 2009
Google has released a slight update to Maps for Mobile on Symbian and Windows Mobile that allows for starring of individual favorite landmarks as done on the desktop version along with the option to sync starred locations saved in individual Google accounts. The above functionality is expected to be available in other mobile versions of […]
By Humberto Saabedra on June 10, 2009
Google has announced improvements to its Mobile Gmail implementation for the iPhone and Android devices with hardware keyboards. On the iPhone, auto-completion has been accelerated when typing in the name and address fields, while Android users using the HTC Dream can now take advantage of GMail keyboard shortcuts.