Archivio di febbraio 2011

AT&T ShopAlerts texts location-based promos

Partnering with Placecast, AT&T unveils a service that will send special offers and promotions to consumers via mobile phone when they’re shopping at or near participating stores.

Originally posted at News – Digital Media

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Verizon CEO refutes claims of low iPhone sales

Reports that Apple’s iPhone had been selling poorly among Verizon users are being refuted by Verizon Wireless’ CEO. He says it was the best launch yet.

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Consumer Reports reignites ‘Antennagate,’ cites Apple’s Verizon iPhone 4 issues

Renewing an issue that just does not seem to want to die, Consumer Reports says Apple’s Verizon iPhone 4 suffers from the same “death grip” antenna issues as the original device, released last summer amid widespread controversy.

Originally posted at iPhone Atlas

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Google adds e-books to Android Market

Joining the growing number of mobile apps, e-books are now being sold at Android Market with some indications that movies and music could be next on the list.

Originally posted at Android Atlas

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T-Mobile earnings fall as customers depart

The mobile carrier suffers a loss of customers in the fourth quarter compared with gains a year ago and in the third quarter. T-Mobile USA head Philipp Humm says “any turnaround will take time.”

Originally posted at News – Business Tech

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Ask Maggie: On the future of Nokia’s N8, feature phones, and real keyboards

In this week’s column, I get out my crystal ball and make some predictions as I try to help readers figure out which smartphones to buy this year.

Originally posted at Signal Strength

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Symbian is here to stay, says Nokia

Phone maker is still supporting the platform, saying it has “obligations to our users, developers, business partners, and customers.”

Originally posted at Crave

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Verizon now selling Samsung Galaxy Tab for $300

Carrier drops price on Galaxy Tab to $299.99 for those willing to sign a two-year contract. Formerly you could only get it at Verizon for $499.99 without a two-year contract.

Originally posted at The Digital Home

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4G LTE for Xoom to require shipment to Motorola

Buyers of Motorola’s Xoom tablet who want to move from 3G to 4G when that option is live will need to mail the device to Motorola for a hardware upgrade, according to Verizon.

Originally posted at Android Atlas

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Busting wireless bottlenecks with Wi-Fi

Wireless operators are turning to Wi-Fi hot spots as they try to alleviate bottlenecks on their networks.

Originally posted at Signal Strength

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