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For the past few weeks, I’ve had the opportunity to use one of the new Cisco Valet Plus routers in my home/home office.These devices were just announced publicly by the company (http://home.cisco.com/en-us/press/articles/us/release_valet_033110.aspx).The premise of the new products is to make home networking easier ...

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Garmin has added yet another GPS fitness watch to its successful outdoor/fitness segment which has consistently shown fast growth and high margins. The Forerunner 110 entry-level device combines the smallest watch form factor yet, ease of use, a lower price point of $250 and …the latest high-sensitivity SiRFstarIV GPS receiver which together with Garmin’s ...

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So the first 3GPP femtocell plugfest organized by the Femto Forum and ETSI has been deemed to be a success.



The final list of participants includes almost all the key femto ecosystem players. Amongst them Cisco, Huawei and ALU who are network integrators but also have their own femtocell equipment, and therefore their participation is ...

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Today Nokia announced it would acquire Novarra, a company that has successfully delivered services designed to enhance the mobile web experience of feature phone users. The company is known for its transcoding platform, which renders web content on the fly to a broad range of feature phones from multiple OEMs and also for its mini ...

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I won’t claim that I completely scoured the exhibit floor at CTIA over the past two days, but in my relatively pointed search there seemed to be a remarkable absence of vendors hawking app discovery tools/engines. I think the lack of these tools is a BIG problem.ABI Research will publish our latest report ...

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Sprint CEO Dan Hesse said at CTIA that in about two years, monthly cell phone bills will focus on how much data is used instead of how many voice minutes are used.Voice plans have gotten cheaper and at the same time there is a shift to smartphones with data plans.At some point voice ...

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In February at Mobile World Congress the GSMA announced “guidelines” for embedded cellular module form factors tailored to specific vertical markets, such as connected consumer electronics, healthcare, and automotive.The hope is that this will drive down module integrations costs and speed time to market for device makers and application providers.However, the entire effort ...

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While AT&T announced its plans for nationwide femtocell launch in 2010 yesterday, it was slightly disappointing to see lack of detail on which markets will go live in mid-April. Apart from the trial markets of Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina, San Diego and Las Vegas, it might be useful to know where else AT&T expects ...

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Samsung introduced the Moment smartphone at CTIA. The significance of the announcement is less about it being Samsung’s first Android handheld device, as the Moment has been available at Sprint since aurumn 2009. It is more about it being the first cellular handset to feature “true” mobile TV connectivity in the United States via the ...

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