Verizon Wireless (Nasdaq: VZ) has recently started a process of reviewing and rating of applications. Not on grounds of quality or originality. But according to the impact of each app on data usage, battery drain and privacy.Read more
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Love all that your iPad has to offer and want to share it with a group in a home theater setting? All of those apps, movies and games look great on the iPad if it’s just you, but if you want everyone at home to enjoy it, you’ve now got options.Read more
It is known that Apple fans have for their devices hundreds of thousands of applications to choose from, but which are the best of them? In this article we will try to find the most interesting and effective tools for those who are interested to know the latest news in the media.Read more
Smartphone manufacturers need to accommodate seven core smartphone applications, the “Big Seven”, in their next generation handset designs, according to In-Stat. These big seven applications include email, games, social networking, instant messaging, mapping & directions, music & radio, and weather.Read more
Apple has released an iTunes update that prevents Palm’s Pre smartphone from appearing to be an iPod when connected to a Mac or PC.
According to Apple, iTunes 8.2.1 is a free software update that provides a number of important bug fixes.
VoIP is the most likely application type to have deployments delayed due to third-party network concerns, according to a survey of IT managers.
The report by Apparent Networks found that 73 per cent of respondents also said VoIP was the most common application to stress their networks.
INTERVIEW: Tony Jebara, chief scientist for New York start-up Sense Networks and a professor at Columbia University, tells smartphone.biz-news how location-based data is being used to predict consumer behavior and preferences.
Jebara, who is delivering a keynote presentation at this year’s MetaPlaces09 conference, said the results can be used to highlight hot spots where different urban "tribes" gather – but can also give advertisers a better idea of where and when to advertise to certain groups of people.
Truphone has announced that its VoIP and call-through services now support an additional 11 Nokia handsets.
The mobile VoIP operator first offered its VoIP-only services on Nokia devices but went on to include the iPhone and Android platforms.
Boxee is extending its media center access to Windows and will shortly change its "alpha" status to "beta".
The open source media site has also announced four major new app partnerships that will be available to everyone downloading its software.