Archive for the ‘Devices & Services’ Category
CTIA Announces Wireless Providers Completed Final Deadline to Create a Database for Stolen 4G/LTE Devices
In April 2012, CTIA, FCC and police chiefs from major cities announced a four step plan to help deter smartphone thefts. As each deadline approached, the participating wireless companies met the requirements within the time limit. The final step of the plan, due November 30, 2013, was to create a database for 4G/LTE in the [...]
What makes a great mobile enterprise application? Juniper Networks CIO and Senior Vice President of Technology and Business Operations Bask Iyer believes if an enterprise app is poorly designed and it isn’t of much value then similar to most consumer apps, employees will not use it.
As we welcome Chairman Wheeler and Commissioner O’Rielly to the FCC, their arrival represents a natural opportunity to highlight the significant economic contributions of the U.S. mobile marketplace—the jaw-dropping investment, value, innovation and job creation that make the U.S. mobile sector the envy of the world. Earlier today, I sent a letter to the new [...]
With our continued dependence on mobile applications in our everyday lives, it’s inevitable that businesses develop apps to make their employees more productive and improve relationships with their customers. Regardless of a company’s size and function, enterprise mobile apps represent a unique challenge for IT professionals, who must strike a balance between security and usability.
In response to the FAA PED announcement today, I said: “Consumers are increasingly reliant on their mobile devices to work, read, game and listen to music, and permitting these uses at take-off and landing can be accomplished without threat of interference to airplane communications or public safety. We’re pleased that the FAA has recognized this [...]
We’ve already addressed the topic of unlocking devices in FCC filings (such as this one) and blog posts, including this one that offers a list of unlocked devices available today. But as an engineer who has dealt with these issues at Bell Labs from the industry’s early days, I felt it was important that I [...]
A finalist for an E-Tech Award at CTIA 2013 in Las Vegas, Mouli Ramani, Vice President of Marketing and Business Development for Nectar Mobile Power, shows off the Lilliputian Systems solid oxide fuel cell that powers devices for up to two weeks. The consumer-friendly version of this butane-turned-electricity charger is available for the holiday buying [...]
From the show floor at CTIA 2013 in Las Vegas, President and CEO of Digital Innovation, LLC Colin Anderson displays the Charge Doctor, a wireless device charging solution. This E-Tech Award finalist helps computers recognize devices and charge at the rate of plugging the device into a wall, up to four times faster.