Tag Archive: Mobile

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…]

Virgin Mobile announces the LG Optimus Slider, coming Oct. 17 for $199

Android Central

Following up on their rather successful LG Optimus V, Virgin Mobile has announced it will be bringing a full QWERTY slider, the LG Optimus Slider to customers starting Oct. 17 on their website, and Oct. 31 in retail locations. The Optimus Slider will offer a 3.2-inch touchscreen, along with Android 2.3, Gingerbread. The device will come preloaded with Virgin Mobile Live 2.0, their own social media type application, along with all the  [Read More…]

Isis NFC mobile payment group gets backing from handset manufacturers


Isis, a joint venture of Verizon, AT&T, and T-Mobile, has announced that the major hardware makers of Android  (and Windows 7) phones have climbed on board and will offer hardware that implements Isis’ NFC tech and standards.  The press release names LG, Motorola, HTC, Samsung, Sony Ericsson and BlackBerry manufacturer RIM as hardware partners, as well as DeviceFidelity to offer solutions such as NFC enabled memory cards for phones built without NFC hardware.   [Read More…]

The future of healthcare is mobile: HealthTap helps you connect with real physicians


As someone who, by day, works in the healthcare industry, stories about how we use our Android devices to enhance our medical and physical well being hit a little closer to home for me. During my daily perusal of Google Reader this morning, I found a story that may help shape the future of healthcare in the United States and beyond.

HealthTap has launched a beta service to the public that  [Read More…]

Facebook announces Timeline, other features; mobile version should be coming soon


If you haven’t completely moved to Google+, you’ve probably noticed all the changes Facebook has been working on lately. Feelings are mixed about these changes, but most people seem to dislike them. Well, we have one more addition to the repertoire, and this one actually seems to be a bit more exciting.

Facebook has just announced Timeline. This feature takes all your information since the creation of your Facebook account and organizes  [Read More…]