Posts tagged as: MWC 2013

AT&T Grows LTE Roaming By Another 13 Countries

AT&T today announced that customers with LTE 4G handsets will soon be able to roam onto the LTE networks operated by various carriers in 13 new countries. The total number of LTE roaming markets is now 15.The new countries include Spain, South Korea, France, Japan, Australia, Switzerland, Malaysia, the Philippines, Russia, Singapore, Guam, Hong Kong, […]

Ford Launching FORD2GO Car Sharing in Germany

Ford is launching FORD2GO, the first automotive manufacturer-backed, nationwide car sharing program in Europe to incorporate dealerships. FORD2GO was formed following a partnership among Ford of Germany, the German Ford dealers association FHD GmbH, and DB Rent GmbH.. The program allows participating Ford dealers across Germany to offer cars and service to customers in their town, […]

Samsung Joins Forces with SAP to Strengthen Android Security

At Mobile World Congress, Samsung detailed Knox, an addition to its SAFE (Samsung for Enterprise) initiative designed to give its Android devices an extra layer of security. With Knox (as in Fort Knox), Samsung plans to up the ante in its push to limit the danger of malware, an issue that stubbornly continues to be […]

Samsung Debuts Passbook-Like Wallet App at MWC

Samsung today revealed a new mobile app, Wallet, at the ongoing Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. The app is similar in concept to Apple’s Passbook app for the iPhone, in that it saves items like tickets, boarding passes, coupons, and membership cards in a central place. Each item can be tied to time- or location-based […]

Sony to Make Firefox OS Devices

Sony Mobile recently revealed that it, too, will support the new Firefox mobile operating system. According to Sony, its engineers are already working on Firefox and HTML on devices that may arrive next year. The news came as part of a broader announcement about collaboration between Sony and Telefonica.

Twitter Overhauls Windows Phone App

Twitter today made a brand new version of its mobile app available for Windows Phone 8. The new app brings the WP8 version in line with the Android and iOS versions in terms of design and features. New navigation. Four new tabs – Home, Connect, Discover and Me – bring you closer to the things […]

Sony Launches Personal Content Station – NFC, Wireless Mobile Storage

Sony has used MWC to remind people of the virtues of its forthcoming Personal Content Station (LLS-201). The 1-terabyte home storage device is designed to help make it easier for Android and iOS users to quickly transfer the photos on their mobile devices to a back up unit, although it is a snap if your […]

Opera Spins Off Ad Businesses

Opera Software today announced the launch of Opera Mediaworks, a wholly-owned subsidiary that will consolidate Opera’s mobile advertising entities. Mediaworks houses AdMarvel and Ad Exchange, as well as Mobile Theory and 4th Screen Advertising, two advertising firms it acquired last year. Mediaworks is the new home for the Opera Mobile Store and Opera Payment Exchange, […]

Huawei Ascend P2 is Touted as the World’s Fastest 4G LTE Phone

Huawei has announced the latest member of its Android line — the Ascend P2. Expected to hit markets in the second quarter of the year, the Ascend P2 is an Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean handset with a 4.7-inch 720p HD display. Labeled the “world’s fastest 4G LTE smartphone,” the Android-based P2 is said to be […]

Mozilla Shows Firefox OS, Firefox Marketplace at MWC 2013

At the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Mozilla made several announcements about Firefox OS, including a preview of the first commercial build of its open mobile ecosystem, new details on new Firefox OS operator rollout plans, and the launch of Firefox Marketplace. The first Firefox OS phones are expected later this year, mostly in European […]

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