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Cell Phones: Feature overload is 'out'
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5/30/2008   2 comments
In a race to provide an ever-longer list of features crammed into a disappearing footprint, it might be time to breathe for a second and find out just what your cell phone customer really wants.
Comment: re: I'm guilty. Are you? - 5/27/2008
Nanotechnology and Cell phones: Zoomy
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5/27/2008   Post a comment
So I surf the Web regularly like all of you, but this time I struck gold in the form of what do you get when you cross cell phones and nanotechnology.
Interview: Forward Concepts' Will Strauss on Cellular Handset & Chip Markets '08
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5/27/2008   Post a comment
Will Strauss offers a 50,000' view of some of the challenges and realities in the cell phone industry on the heels of the release of Forward Concepts' massive report on the subject. Here's an interview with Will--and if you're with a transceiver company well, you should definitely read this.
Are you guilty of DWD (Driving While Distracted)?
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5/19/2008   Post a comment
Nationwide Insurance just released its second annual DWD (Driving While Distracted) study, which found that although 98 percent of Americans claim to be safe drivers, a vast majority admits to DWD.
Four more UWB platforms are certified by WiMedia Alliance
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5/19/2008   Post a comment
Four additional Ultra-Wideband (UWB) platforms are now certified by the WiMedia Alliance. Artimi and Tzero with one each, and NEC with two--bringing the total WiMedia Certified Wireless Platforms to 23.
I'm guilty. Are you?
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5/19/2008   2 comments
While 98% of Americans say we're safe drivers, the majority of us also admit to DWD. Nationwide just released its second annual DWD (Driving While Distracted) study results. I'm guilty. Are you?
Q1 Mobile handset results--And the winner is?
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5/9/2008   Post a comment
Mobile handsets are bucking economic slowdown trends globally, according to iSuppli. Shipments are rising by a double-digit percentage compared to a year ago, says the research company. Here's a recap of what iSuppli reports:
Want to earn more money?
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5/6/2008   Post a comment
Lighten up. According to Research and Markets, the book, 'The Levity Effect: Why it Pays to Lighten Up,' says that, 'leaders who are light hearted earn more on average than their peers; entertaining workplaces have more loyal employees and customers; and employees who are considered humorous are vastly more likely to get promoted--especially to senior-level jobs.'
Mobile working group to drive memory interface standards
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5/5/2008   Post a comment
A virtual who's who of companies--ARM, Hynix Semiconductor, Inc., LG Electronics, Samsung Electronics, Silicon Image, Inc., Sony Ericsson Mobile Communications AB, and STMicroelectronics--announced the formation of a working group that plans on creating an open standard for next-generation memory interface technology targeting mobile devices.
Open Screen Project unveiled
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5/5/2008   Post a comment
The Open Screen Project, dedicated to driving consistent rich Internet experiences across televisions, personal computers, mobile devices, and consumer electronics, has an impressive list of supporters.
WiMAX Forum opens North American applications lab in collaboration with University of Maryland
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5/5/2008   Post a comment
The WiMAX Forum announced that MAXWell Lab at the University of Maryland is home to the first WiMAX Forum endorsed applications lab in North America.
Microchip's serial EEPROMs support 10 to 100kHz in 3-pin SOT-23
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5/5/2008   Post a comment
Microchip announced a 10-member family of serial EEPROM devices with a single I/O bus interface based on its UNI/O memory-device protocol.
NetMotion extends security for mobile workers
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NetMotion Wireless, a provider of mobile productivity and management software, announced version 8.0 of Mobility XE, mobile VPN software.
EEEWWWWW--The gross smell of SPAM
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5/5/2008   Post a comment
It isn't enough that phones come in 'chocolate,' now they may smell like chocolate--or something much more icky.


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