Tag Archive: Mobile

Google launching mobile website initiative in … wait for it … Mobile, Ala.


Google apparently is set to open a new office on the Gulf Coast, according to the Mobile Press-Register newspaper. We’re not talking a sprawling, Mountain View-type campus, Dan Murtaugh writes on the paper’s website, but, rather, a storefront office that will be part of an iniative to get more businesses to create mobile versions of their websites. The name of the iniative, which will kick off with an event Nov. 14 (the event  [Read More…]

LG mobile sales take a dip as company hopes to bounce back with LTE

LG Mobile Communications continues to struggle in its attempt to catch up to other Android smartphone makers. While HTC and Samsung have reported record sales with their flagship devices, LG reported an 8.5 percent year-over-year drop in sales.

The mobile division at LG reported that it lost KRW 139 billion ($ 128.47 million USD) in Q3 2011. It was the sixth consecutive quarter in  [Read More…]

Intel on mobile, “2 years ahead of the rest of the industry”


What percentage of Android devices are powered by Intel? Google partnered with Intel on the first generation of Google TV devices, but we all know how that turned out. If you look at the smartphones and tablets of today, I would guess Intel has around zero percent market share. Intel thinks 2012 will be the year that changes, but we have been hearing that story for the last two years at CES.

Will  [Read More…]

Opinionaided makes mobile Q&A instant on new Android and iPhone app

People often rely on the judgment of others when making decisions, but your friends aren’t always there to offer advice. Opinionaided organizes feedback from your friends – or a larger, public audience if you so choose – gathered through a new Android app.

Opinionaided is a like a mobile election tracker for questions and answers. While Quora seeks expert opinions, Opinionaided wants to know  [Read More…]

Sprint axes unlimited data for all mobile broadband plans and mobile hotspot


We already knew that Sprint was killing off unlimited data for the hotspot plan, but today’s news makes everything all official.  Starting in November, users with a mobile broadband plan (that would be a tablet, netbook, USB card, connection card or mobile hotspot device) as well as folks using the mobile hotspot plan on their smartphone will no longer have unlimited data.  Depending on your existing plan, you’ll be placed in a tier  [Read More…]

Boost Mobile set to launch the ZTE Warp

ZTE Warp

Boost Mobile is starting to flesh out their Android line up and come Nov. 2, they’ll be adding the ZTE Warp to help achieve that goal. The Android 2.3 Gingerbread powered device will bring Boost customers a 1GHz processor along with a 5MP camera.

Boost Mobile is very excited to partner with one of the fastest growing and largest handset makers in the world, to introduce the ZTE Warp,” said Andre Smith,  [Read More…]

Verizon introduces Mobile UC enterprise client at CTIA

Verizon enterprise

Verizon has focused heavily on connecting Enterprise-ready software with your smartphone at this year’s CTIA conference, and yesterday it announced its next step. The Mobile Unified Communicaitons Client (Mobile UC), availble on the Droids X, X2, 2 and 2 Global, and the Pro. Verizon says that more manufacturers and models will be compatable soon.

Mobile UC is designed to connect your personal and business numbers and make both simultanesouly available on your  [Read More…]

Apps World brings 2,500+ mobile tech workers together in NYC this November


Androinica.com is a big fan of events and conferences that connect people involved in mobile technology. Next month, such an event will take place in New York City as more than 2,500 people meet up at Apps World North America.

Apps World is a global event series that attracts app developers, wireless carriers, marketing reps, and others  [Read More…]

Sony to take over Ericsson’s mobile division


If you want something done right, do it yourself. It seems Sony is heeding this advice; the Wall Street Journal recently reported that Sony will be purchasing the mobile division of Telefon AB L.M. Ericsson. This could mean we’ll be losing the Sony Ericsson brand and replacing it with good ol’ Sony.

The WSJ reports that Sony is close to finalizing this deal, which could make Sony Ericsson (if we can still  [Read More…]

Virgin Mobile announces the HTC Wildfire S, available Oct 23 for $199

Android Central

We have seen the HTC Wildfire S a time or two, and it has landed its way on some major carriers, and today Virgin Mobile has announced that they are bringing this device to those of us who may not be so fond of contracts. Virgin Mobile will start carrying the HTC Wildfire S, in both an exclusive silver color which will be found at Best Buy locations along with a white  [Read More…]