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Esther Shein has extensive experience writing and editing for both print and the web with a focus on business and technology as well as education and general interest features.
Articles by Esther Shein
posted in July 2010
Carriers deploying LTE 4G networks is expected to spur global capital spending on wireless infrastructure in 2011 after two years of declines, according to iSuppli.
Gartner finds the Indian mobile phone industry dominated by low-cost devices and inexpensive prepaid voice and SMS plans.
Adding SMobile's Junos Pulse software platform for smartphones, tablets, netbooks and notebooks, helps position Juniper to better compete in the mobile client security market.
Peak traffic congestion at night causes most stalling, according to Bytemobile, and coming network upgrades likely won't help.
Optical fibers can transmit data inside computers faster and over greater distances than current copper wire technology.
Lackluster performance of handset division, higher R&D and marketing costs responsible for depressed financial performance, says company.
Nearly half of Wi-Fi capable smartphone owners use the service daily to improve access speeds.
Average data consumption for Verizon users is 421 MB, compared to 338 MB per month for iPhones, finds Validas study.
Developers have been slower to come to the Linux mobile platform compared to other smartphone operating systems.
ASUS and Acer each hold one third of the worldwide netbook market, which is rapidly expanding, according to ABI Research.
Wireless home digital interface and wireless gigabit are "the next frontier in consumer electronic connectivity" but chip vendors remain focused on creating and updating specs according to In-Stat.
Strategy Analytics predicts continued upward trend, but "growth ceiling" due to increased competition.
Smartphone users can download, sync, and share e-books with the e-reader app.
Apple iPad to account for a significant portion, said ABI Research in nearly tripling its original projection.
Access to faster, cheaper broadband services will result from the conversion of broadcast auxiliary service spectrum nationwide, says carrier.
Rise in proprietary app stores to propel a nearly ten-fold increase in the number of mobile downloads each year, says Juniper Research.
Advanced mobile services targeted at industries including government, smart grid technology, and higher ed.
Revenue from video telephony, video messaging, and similar services is projected to grow from $121 million in 2010 to $2 billion in 2013, says ABI Research.
Some 80% of mobile phones will have location technology by 2012, says iSuppli.
Vote to expand telecom services at rural hospitals and clinics aims to improve access to diagnostic tools that larger medical centers typically have.
LG-sponsored survey also reveals parents unaware of kids' texting habits.
Outdoor enthusiasts can navigate, geotag photos, and record and share trip info with the waterproof global positioning system device.
Federal suit charges law aiming to protect minors broadly censors online content.
The group's RF4CE wireless standard is aimed at bringing advanced features to remote controls and other consumer electronics.
Device likely to be used by sales forces, disaster workers, and companies moving from landlines to wireless, says mobile analyst.
Low-cost chips expected to increase adoption of Android mobile devices worldwide.
North American market has achieved saturation with an 88.3% penetration rate, says Frost & Sullivan.
Android had the biggest gain in May, while the other 4 smartphone platforms in the top 5 lost marketshare according to a comScore report.
Windows Marketplace for Mobile has the lowest percentage of fee apps (22%) compared with more than half of Android Market apps (57%).
Small businesses can conduct credit and debit card transactions on smartphones.
Joining an increasingly crowded field, LG revealed plans to introduce thinner, lighter tablet computer running Google's Android OS.
Traffic information is the most in-demand mobile navigation feature according to ABI Research, which predicts a more than six fold increase in GPS users by 2015.
Developers will be able to market applications for carrier's 3G multimedia and simple feature phones.
Android topped 25% of mobile Internet traffic on the AdMob network, but the iPhone still holds 40% market share.
Synergies among mobile operators, internet, media, and entertainment players will further bolster interest in advanced features and apps, said Frost & Sullivan.