Reuters – A government auction of wireless spectrum aimed at bringing fresh competition to Canada’s cellphone market has reached its final stretch, with total bids reaching more than C$4 billion ($3.9 billion) so far — about twice the amount expected.
Archive for July 8th, 2008
PC World – Japanese consumers will be among the first in the world to get their hands on the new 3G version of the iPhone when it goes on…
PC World – A group of publicity-seekers and iPhone enthusiasts have connected the 3G iPhone and organic farming to line up for Friday’s…
NewsFactor – In the technological equivalent of deja vu all over again, Apple’s iPhone will launch on Friday with 3G.
USATODAY.com – WASHINGTON – U.S. customs officials have searched laptops, cellphones and digital cameras without warrants in the name of security when Americans return from abroad.
Reuters – Many City workers are unlikely to have a relaxing summer holiday this year, with 83 percent admitting they will take their mobile phone or Blackberry with them, a report said on Monday.
AFP – The iPhone 3G, which Apple is billing as twice as fast and half as expensive as the debut model, will roll out in cities from Tokyo to Sydney on Friday — but it could face challenges in Asia it will not have elsewhere.
PC World – Asustek will offer an Eee PC later this year with built-in 3G connectivity.
NewsFactor – Openmoko has taken the wraps off its Neo FreeRunner, a Linux-based smartphone based on the company’s open mobile-computing platform. Before you yawn about reading yet another product-introduction story — especially about a handset that lacks 3G capability — what sets the Neo FreeRunner apart is that it really is open, literally and figuratively.
TechWeb – InformationWeek – The Nokia 6220 classic design includes 3G connectivity, compatibility with Microsoft Office applications, Bluetooth capabilities, and a 5-megapixel camera.