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Will the FCC Approve Qualcomm’s Spectrum Sale to AT&T?

Updated: FLO TV, Qualcomm’s mobile video network, is on its way into becoming a footnote in the mobile history. Today it said it will sell the 700 MHz spectrum used to deliver the service to AT&T,...

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LTE Will Crush WiMAX. Eventually! [Infographic]

WiMAX might have had a head start when it comes to the next generation wireless broadband sweepstakes, but the technology is beginning to feel the heat from its rival, Long Term Evolution, aka LTE. New...

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SCVNGR Hopes Games Are Location’s Killer App [Video]

Can a game really be the killer app that brings converts and revenue for location-based services or is that a 22-year-old’s pipe dream? Seth Priebatsch, the founder and “Chief Ninja” at SCVNGR said all...

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Foursquare’s Dennis Crowley: Location Will Connect Us

With a shade over five million members, Foursquare is tiny compared to say, emerging location giants Google or Facebook. But when it comes to location-based services, Dennis Crowley, co-founder of the...

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Why Internet of Things Will Change Mobile Networks

Not a week goes by when we don’t hear about some new device with built-in mobile connectivity. It seems we are all heading towards an Internet of things at a rapid speed. Clues to this connected device...

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Is Clearwire’s Only Option: Sell to Sprint?

The negative news surrounding Clearwire, the much-vaunted next generation wireless innovator has taken a drumbeat-like quality, enough for even the most optimistic among us to worry about its fate. It...

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Carriers and the Mobile Expense Woes! Not!

Earlier this week, I read a piece on CNN Money, which took a rather simplistic view of the mobile data market. The author argued Internet mobile video was costing the carriers billions every year as...

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How to Strategize for Mobile Marketing Success

It’s clear from where we’ve been this last year that we can’t ignore mobile. I’ve been thinking about where it’s headed, and recently blogged a little rant on the subject. As I frame my view of where...

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iTwin: Remote, Encrypted Access to Your Files

The iTwin device provides a simple and secure way of connecting to your office’s files while you’re out of the office. When you first open the box, you’ll see something that looks like a USB key,...

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Hamachi VPN Now Available for Mac

For several years, LogMeIn Hamachi2 has been one of my favorite tools for creating a VPN that allows me to connect to my network remotely. I can create and access secure virtual networks on demand,...

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How Free Changed the Navigation Game Forever

Free and bundled mobile navigation services are bringing once-pricey turn-by-turn services to the masses, and the masses are responding in a big way. That's the upshot of a new study which found that...

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For Apple, Holidays Are Going to Be Very Appy

Apple has started selling iPads in non-Apple stores. Demand for iPhone 4 is at an all-time high, and the newly updated iPod touches are flying off the shelf. Add AppleTV to the mix, and you can see...

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Make Video Calls on the iPhone 3GS With iSeeU

Want Facetime-like video chat on your iPhone 3GS or Android phone, but you don't have a front-facing camera? Then iSeeU could be the right solution for you: It's a simple mirror that you mount to your...

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Google Instant Coming to Mobile & I Can’t Wait

Google Instant is a natural and necessary progression for the search giant, especially in the multi-touch, always-on-wherever-you-go computing environment. If all goes well, it is coming to iPhones as...

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The iPhone’s Challenge to Open Source

Freedom-loving developers have long used open-source licenses as a tactic to maintain the open availability of their source code. With the rise of closed hardware/software platforms like Apple’s...

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Foursquare Hits 4 Million Users

Foursquare which launched in March 2009, took a year to get its first million users. Since then it has been on a tear. It has taken the service 50 days to add a million to bring up its total to 4...

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Augmented Reality or Futuristic Invasion of Privacy?

A new iPhone and Android app called "Sex Offender Tracker" uses augmented reality to show you the location of any registered offenders who are in your area when you hold up your phone. What happens...

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Lagging in Adoption Gowalla Makes a Play for Revenue

While rival Foursquare just hit 4 million users last week, Austin-based Gowalla is positioning itself to make more money with a handful of new features including business listings, City Pages and Stamp...

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PayPal Bets Its Future on Mobile

Today at its annual developer conference, Innovate 2010, PayPal will start outlining its plans to become a major force in the world of mobile payments. From new apps to new payment offerings for...

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Symbian: A Lesson on the Wrong Way to Use Open Source

Nokia hoped to revive Symbian's importance by reinvigorating its developer base in light of a rush of Linux-based operating platforms like Android and LiMo. It hoped in vain and a lack of source code...

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