A trend has emerged with many of the leading smartphones and advanced feature phones introduced this year – a renewed focus on the core function of a mobile phone, the ability to talk.
Renewed Focus on Improving the Mobile Voice Experience
As I think about the past year and what the wireless industry is facing in the coming year, I’m reminded of something comedian Louis C.K. said on Conan O’Brien’s “other” show back in February 2009. Google these words and you’ll find it on YouTube: “Everything’s amazing, and nobody’s happy.”
Up Front — Yes Virginia, It’s Amazing
Mobile television has not exactly taken off in the United States. Qualcomm gave the pink slip to its Flo TV mobile television subsidiary in October after the service failed to gain traction with consumers, and transmissions using the U.S. ATSC mobile broadcast television standard are limited…
Undeterred by Flo Shutdown, Mobile TV Forges Ahead
TerreStar’s hybrid cellular-satellite Genus smartphone is available to consumers nearly 14 months after plans for the device were first announced.
TerreStar Genus Debuts for Consumers
Nokia yesterday admitted that some users were experiencing a problem with their Nokia N8 smartphones not powering on as they should.
Nokia Admits to N8 Power Problems