Tag Archive: Mobile


Solve for X: spray-on antenna solution could revolutionize mobile industry

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Rhett Spencer, CTO at Chamtech Enterprises, recently took to the stage at Google’s Solve for X event to talk about a new nano spray-on antenna material which could revolutionize the way service providers deploy cell towers. It could also increase cellphone energy efficiency by 10 percent.

The spray-on antenna was originally conceived when Chamtech was contacted by the US Military to help them create a conforming antenna for special ops since traditional antenna systems were bulky  [Read More…]

Google Wallet team responds to hacks, “We are safe enough for mobile phone payments”

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This week the Google Wallet team was surprised when two different vulnerabilities were discovered. One hack revealed a user’s PIN number on a rooted phone and the other allowed anyone to reset the PIN and gain access to funds on a Google Wallet prepaid card.

Google quickly responded to the first hack by saying users should not use Google Wallet on a rooted device, and late last night they also responded  [Read More…]

February is fitness month at Mobile Nations!

Mobile Nations Fitness Month

New Years is over, January has come and gone, and for many of us, our get fit and get healthy resolutions have come and gone with it. Rather than leaving them lying in ruin with what’s left of our waist lines and good intentions, however, we want to do something about it. And we want you to do something about it with us!

Enter fitness month!

Whether CrackBerry challenged  [Read More…]

Mobile World Congress 2012, aka the quad-core phone show

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Mobile World Congress is less than a month away in Barcelona and the anticipation is quickly building for the gadgets that will be announced. We expect to see all kinds of Android devices from tablets to TVs, but the star of the show will be smartphones. And at this year’s show a particular kind of smartphone will take center stage: the quad-core-powered-beast.

Why do you need quad-core performance in a phone?  [Read More…]

Walt Disney Japan and NTT Docomo introduce ‘Disney Mobile on Docomo’

Disney Mobile on Docomo

NTT Docomo has announced their new partnership with Walt Disney Japan to create the Disney Mobile on Docomo brand.  Docomo is an official corporate sponsor at Disneyland Tokyo and DisneySea Tokyo, and “special customer benefits” also will be offered from this spring at both locations for subscribers with the new phones.  Yes, they also announced to Android phones under the new brand — the F-08D (that’s the pink model  [Read More…]

Samsung: No Galaxy S II successor at Mobile World Congress

Galaxy S III unveiling due at Samsung event in first half of year

Android Central

Android Central at Mobile World Congress We’ve heard the rumors, and gone over the possibility in an editorial, but now we have it straight from the horse’s mouth — the Samsung Galaxy S III will not be making its debut at Mobile World Congress. In a statement released today, the Korean  [Read More…]

Galaxy S III not coming to Mobile World Congress, and that might be a good thing

Galaxy S III not coming to Mobile World Congress, and that might be a good thing

Samsung earlier this morning confirmed to TechRadar.com that the Galaxy S III will not be launching at Mobile World Congress later this  [Read More…]

Rumor: Samsung to announce 2 GHz Galaxy Tab at Mobile World Congress

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Samsung might be holding their Galaxy S III from next month’s Mobile World Congress show, but that doesn’t mean this will be a quiet show for them. Thanks to a little digging around I did during CES and some other recent news, I now believe I know what Samsung will introduce in its place. Read on for the full rumor report.

The Rumor

Samsung will announce the next-generation of the Galaxy  [Read More…]

Yahoo cleaning house, lays some of their mobile apps to rest

Yahoo!

I’m not exactly sure how many folks out there use apps from Yahoo but if you’re among those that do, you’ll want to check the list below. Reason being – Yahoo is laying some of their mobile apps to rest to focus on a whole new set of apps that more so meet users needs. So what apps got the cut?

Yahoo! Meme (iPad and iPhone) Yahoo! Mim (iPad) Yahoo! Answers (Android) Yahoo!  [Read More…]

Samsung Galaxy S III rumored to miss Mobile World Congress

Samsung Unpacked

Here’s an interesting rumor. Chris Ziegler of The Verge along with several other German sites are reporting that Samsung will not be announcing their flagship Galaxy S III smartphone at the upcoming Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Barcelona.

This comes as a surprise because Samsung unveiled their Galaxy S II and Galaxy Tab 10.1 last year at their Unpacked event, the day before MWC kicked off. Many were expecting a repeat  [Read More…]