Comments: 0Wednesday, May 7th 2008 - 17:30 CEST
T-Mobile USA announced that the company has taken the first commercial step in the rollout of its third-generation (3G) wireless network by launching its UMTS / HSDPA network in New York City. T-Mobile plans to continue the rollout of its 3G network across major metropolitan markets through the year. By year’s end, T-Mobile expects its high-speed data network will be available in those cities where a majority of its subscribers currently use data services.
Read: TMobile 3G network
Comments: 0Tuesday, May 6th 2008 - 09:20 CEST
The Nokia Music Store in France combines quality music and exceptional mobile devices, all without sacrificing ease-of-use. It also offers over 2.5 million titles from the best French and international artists, of which some are available exclusively. Local music is very important in France, where more than 60% of songs on the "Hit Parade" hits list are by local artists. Nokia is working with major record companies as well as independent labels and the top local artists.
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Comments: 0Saturday, May 3rd 2008 - 10:00 CEST
A week after the federal court heard a motion to disqualify the law firm of Baker Botts from representing Cingular Wireless against Ring Plus, Inc., Ringplus is launching a free phone service for Beta testing. The Ringplus Team extends their warmest invitation to everybody to join this innovative site during its exciting test period. Ringplus is a superior website and calling card service full of amazing features!
Read: Free phone calls
Comments: 0Wednesday, April 23rd 2008 - 14:38 CEST
Alltel Wireless, America’s largest network, has teamed with Ontela to bring their customers PhotoCopter, a breakthrough service that finally unlocks the photos trapped inside their mobile phones. PhotoCopter saves every camera phone photo customers snap to their home computers and favorite web photo albums. PhotoCopter automatically transfers the taken picture to the personal computer - with no extra buttons to push. The PhotoCopter service is exclusively available to Alltel customers with the Motorola V3m, V3a, V9m and ROKR for $2.99/month, providing customers with unlimited picture transfer to their PC, email address, and web photo albums including Photobucket, Flickr, Blogger, and Snapfish.
Read: Camera phone photos
Comments: 0Tuesday, April 15th 2008 - 21:30 CEST
The Wireless Source is promoting a new service that offers large corporations and their employees the ability to recycle their wireless devices in a safe and secure manner and get rewarded for the value of those retired units. The service is cost-free and features guaranteed data removal from the retired wireless handsets, while ensuring proper disposal of unusable devices. As mobile phones have increased in popularity, the average life of a mobile phone is now less than 18 months. As organizations and their personnel upgrade their phones, it frequently creates a stockpile of unused handsets sitting idle in closets and desk drawers.
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Comments: 0Friday, April 11th 2008 - 09:14 CEST
Trapster launched the world's first speed trap sharing social network for mobile phones. This new information sharing community gives control back to individual drivers allowing them to work together to be more aware of local speed limits and avoid hefty fines and penalties. Users alert other members to police speed traps in real time, using a simple button push on their mobile phone. The community includes a sophisticated ratings system to measure the reliability of members thereby increasing confidence in the alert data.
Read: Speed trap alert
Comments: 0Saturday, April 5th 2008 - 21:29 CEST
Celly Corp has chosen the CellTrust patent pending SecureSMS Gateway to host its GoCelly Mobile Phone Food Ordering System. The system, which will be free to users, allows consumers to order and pay for their favorite meals for pick up or delivery through short code text messages or online.
Read: Mobile phone food
Comments: 0Thursday, March 27th 2008 - 23:57 CET
Nuance Communications, a provider of speech and imaging solutions, announced that Nuance Voice Control, a speech-based mobile search and messaging service, is now available in French. Rogers Wireless, Canada’s largest wireless voice and data communications service provider, will be the first to offer Nuance Voice Control in French beginning in April 2008.
Read: Speech search
Comments: 0Thursday, March 27th 2008 - 22:32 CET
PumpOne, the developers of the first visual portable personal training programs for the iPod, nano, iPhone and other handheld devices, announces the launch of Pumped For Summer 2008. This new trainer provides both video and audio coaching to quickly get a person into beach body shape so they can look their best when showing the most.
Read: Fitness training
Comments: 0Monday, March 24th 2008 - 14:49 CET
Verizon Wireless reminds consumers to take steps now to comply with new driver safety initiatives. Motorists in California have less than four months to get ready to comply with a new state law requiring drivers over the age of 18 to use hands-free devices when talking on their wireless phones. Starting July 1, 2008, motorists over 18 could face fines starting at $20 for talking on wireless phones without using hands-free devices, while drivers under the age of 18 are prohibited from using a wireless phone even with a hands-free device while operating a motor vehicle.
Read: Hands free phone law
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