More on the QR/2D Barcodes

A few weeks back, I wrote a piece on 2D barcode scanning and the possibility behind them. Also known as “quick response” (QR), they’re vastly underused in the US. That may be changing soon as San Francisco has been testing them out on around 500 restaurants. More than 500 ...

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34 Weeks of OHA: #12

Company Name: LG Electronics How the OHA site classifies them: Handset Manufacturer What the OHA site says about them: LG, the brand that is Delightfully Smart, is a global leader and technology innovator in consumer electronics, home appliances and mobile communications. LG’s vision is ...

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34 Weeks of OHA: #11

Company Name: Intel Corporation Okay, so the alphabetical order is messed. Last week I did KDDI, this week I do Intel. This is not alphabetical order, this is blogger-who’s-gimped-in-the-head order. I missed one, I can admit it, I’m person enough; and now, I’m doubling back to ...

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The Sprint Situation

One could get a headache looking at what’s going on right now with Sprint Nextel and the buyout rumors. Based on subscriber count, Sprint is the #3 provider in the US, but you wouldn’t know that by looking at recent headlines. Talks of merging, buyouts, and bankruptcy have been ...

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What to Expect From Android

A lot of the hype around Android comes from developers and their geeky community. The main reason for this is because they “get it”. They understand just how groundbreaking an open-source operating system is, especially for mobile devices. But what about the average guy with no idea ...

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34 Weeks of OHA: #10

Company Name: KDDI Coporation How the OHA site classifies them: Mobile Operator What the OHA site says about them: KDDI is a telecommunication operator that provides wide-ranging services from mobile to fixed in Japan. What they do: KDDI Corp. is a Japanese telecom company, formed after the ...

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Could Google Learn from App Store Business Model?

If you’re a prospective developer for Google’s Android platform and trying to figure out the best way to distribute your application, you might be intrigued by how Apple is handling their App Store. Announced last week with the Software Developer Kit (SDK), it offers a different ...

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Double Standard

Out of curiosity, I wonder if the same people who ripped on Google for “bribing” developers to write applications for Android will be saying similar things about the iFund teased today. Deals, Discounts, Freebies, and More! Click here to save today!

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Some Thoughts on Apple

First a little preface because I’ve got to give credit where it’s due. Steve Jobs and Apple have done a tremendous job of selling people over the last few years. Be it, the iPod, Macbook, or iPhone, somehow they always seem to get people to buy into their ideas and products no ...

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34 Weeks of OHA: #9

Open Handset Alliance Member Profiles (Week #9 – HTC Corporation) For 34 weeks, each Tuesday, Jordan from fandroid.net will be joining us to offer a profile of each of the 34 members of the Open Handset Alliance. Company Name: HTC Corporation How the OHA site classifies them: Handset ...

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700MHz Auction Nearing End – Winners Announced Soon?

The 700MHz auction is 5 weeks old now and starting to show signs of wrapping up. Today marked the 140th round as last Friday the FCC ramped up to 8 rounds per day. Deals, Discounts, Freebies, and More! Click here to save today!

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T-Mobile Snubs Nokia’s Ovi

In August of last year, Nokia announced a new service initiative called Ovi. Through this branding and portal, Nokia made plans to offer games, music, mapping, GPS and other services to their phone users. This move would skip right past the network operators who really enjoy cashing checks each ...

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Sprint Quietly Offering $89.99 Unlimited Plan

With everyone talking about the $99 unlimited plans being offered by the 4 major carriers, Sprint has one-upped the competition. Deals, Discounts, Freebies, and More! Click here to save today!

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Intel ‘Atom’ Likely to Power Android Phones?

Going by the codename ‘Menlow’ for quite some time, Intel has pulled the curtain back on what will now be known as the Centrino Atom. These processors will use the Core 2 Duo instruction set and get clock speeds up to 1.8GHz! The processors, using an architecture designed for ...

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