There are more wireless subscribers than there are people in the whole United States of America

Oct 11, 2011
CTIA, a wireless industry group, is out with its semi-annual report today showing that there are 327.6 million wireless subscribers (CTIA says...
Posted In: mobile, population, Tech Report

The Disappearance of Unlimited Data: Chapter 323

Sep 22, 2011
We all knew this was coming. Engadget is reporting that Sprint, the only major carrier with truly unlimited data plans, is about to cap data on ...
Posted In: Cellphones, data, mobile, Sprint

Patent Wars Create Mobile Opening for Microsoft

Sep 8, 2011
If you know you are going to get the tuna salad sued out of you by bringing an Android device to market - other operating systems start looking a...
Posted In: apple, gadgets, Google, Microsoft, mobile, patents

The difference between Android and Windows: software patents

Sep 8, 2011
Apple isn't sitting on its hands in the mobile patent wars. It just sued Samsung in Japan.It's sued HTC. It's blocked the Samsung from selling its...
Posted In: apple, gadgets, Google, mobile, patents

Patents Attack 2: Google's Revenge

Sep 8, 2011
HTC, a Taiwanese manufacturer, makes it money on low cost - high volume production. Kind of similar to Foxxconn, the Chinese company that makes...
Posted In: apple, gadgets, Google, htc, mobile

4G networks like "handful of magic beans"?

Aug 4, 2011
A new report from the group Public Knowledge warns consumers that new, faster, 4G wireless service may not be as magical and amazing as it seems....
Posted In: 4G, data, mobile

T-Mobile joins the payment party

Aug 3, 2011
Yesterday, we wrote about Verizon teaming up with American Express to let customers buy stuff with their phones. Now, T-Mobile is planning to la...
Posted In: credit, mobile, T-Mobile

Making and taking mobile credit payments

Aug 2, 2011
Buying and selling is getting a whole lot more mobile....
Posted In: american express, mobile, Square

The seemingly-inevitable-end of unlimited data plans draws nearer

Aug 1, 2011
AT&T will begin throttlingthe top 5 percent of data users on its unlimited data plans in October. The change applies to users who were...
Posted In: AT&T, data, iPhone, mobile, throttle

NSA & cell phone tracking

Jul 27, 2011
This guy say you don't need to join a hacker collective before federal agents can follow your trail in cyber space....
Posted In: Congress, government, mobile, nsa, privacy, security