The feature expands Google’s mapping technology into an area where Microsoft Corp. and Yahoo already have a presence, but in different ways. Yahoo and Microsoft offer real-time traffic information on their Web-based mapping services for PCs. Microsoft has chosen to move into the mobile “space” by licensing traffic-monitoring technology for mobile devices to a Kirkland-based startup, InRix Inc.
You can expect to hear more news on the latest Microsoft phone, with the upcoming holidays, as you are going to see “the biggest TV marketing campaign in the history of the mobile business”. This is coming directly from Microsoft themselves, but they aren’t likely to mention the 20% claim in television ads, according to industry experts.
This list of upcoming phones for 2011 are going to be the most highly prized phones from each major carrier. Our review is going to cover the latest upcoming phones for 2011 and in a few instances we note who the experts believe will be the primary service provider when you see these best choice phones come to the US.
For the past two years, clearly the best-selling tech item around the world became the smartphone, the device that conveniently places the Internet in your pocket. This week, it has been announced that Research In Motion shipped 14.2 million BlackBerry in the quarter ending in September 2010, narrowly beating Apple’s iPhone sales.
Voicemail, text messages, ring tones, now tv and video: Cell phone carriers are doing their best to increase the popularity of video and television on cell phones. Right now, features such as tv and video are only available in a limited capacity, but in a few months that may change as carriers are continually adding new programming to cell phones in addition to the brief video clips currently out there.
Many sprint users are excited for the upcoming release of the Peel, an iPod Touch case that fits snugly around the device and allows for a connection via wi-fi to the case, making the iPod cellular capable. for those who would rather keep the case in their purse or pocket, that is possible too since the case broadcasts the signal via wi-fi.
The most interesting cell phone I think is the Motorola Atrix. Featuring a 4 inch high-resolution display for viewing pictures and content clearly, Motorola Atrix 4G is equipped with a 1GHz dual-core processor and operates on Android 2.2. The Motorola Atrix 4G cell phone is actually priced at $ 199 in the market.
If you are traveling overseas and don’t want to pay a ton of money for your cell calls, this column is for you. I got started down this path because of some upcoming speaking engagements in Australia in the new year, and I wanted to be prepared and be in touch. Soon, it turned into A Project, and now I share the results with you, my gentle readers, for your own benefit should you find yourself in similar straights.
Experts say that the reason why a mobile phone directory hasn’t been put up is because of privacy concerns; after all, people would not want to get hundreds of telemarketing calls and spam messages on their cell phones as a lot of companies resort to telemarketing and spam in order to promote their products and services so publishing your mobile phone number would not be a good idea.
But the popular device BlackBerry that allows reading emails using cell phone network is forbidden in some companies. Indeed, some security experts fear about communications being intercepted. However, Research In Motion (RIM), editor of BlackBerry, claims that all the traffic is encrypted from start to end by the Blackberry servers installed in companies. In fact it has the exact same security level as a traditional VPN if correctly configured.
This Blackberry mobile phone is well equipped with latest version of Wi-Fi technology that enables its user to access their email clients and other internet applications from wireless networks available at home or anywhere wireless signals are available.
This is yet another that had been the subject of much speculation on the net and up until the time the ad by Microsoft had been put up, it had been going under the speculative name Samsung Cetus. This was definitely one of the biggest surprises to come with the phone 7 as nobody had quite expected what seems to be a deadly combination of players on the same side.
Cameras and displays have come a long way since its integration into the cell phone. The phones available when I was in high school was able to display color in 176 x 220 pixels, and the integrated camera took pictures that were 288×352. In comparison, the iPhone displays in 480×320 pixels, and takes 2MP pictures, and is capable of downloading information through the wireless network at a blazing rate.