At CTIA show, Cingular looks to "Star Wars," the BlackBerry goes Yahoo, and AOL tunes in radio stations. Photos: CTIA cell phones on parade. Below is a partial list of Monday's announcements, as CTIA Wireless 2005 kicks off in New Orleans. Luke, I am your cell phone. Cingular Wireless is making available Star Wars screen savers, games and ring tones. Two of Cingular's latest phones, the Ericsson S710 and Sony Ericsson Z500a, now come loaded with Star Wars paraphernalia, the operator said. Both phones are due April 5, with the S710 priced at $400 and the Z500a at $59 with two-year contracts.
Building an 802.16a network is up to half as expensive as installing a T1 line for operators, said WiMax President Margaret LaBrecque, who is also a spokeswoman for Intel's broadband wireless initiatives group, By using sushi otter iphone case 802.16a gear to build a wireless network, operators would be able to make broadband access available to customers sooner, because it would not entail major construction, "This is another step towards mass-produced wireless data," said Sean Maloney, general manager of Intel's communication group, "This would be an alternative to DSL."..
Google Now: A smartwatch's killer feature?Google's upcoming product is said to be just months away from mass production and the company is placing its bets on its Google Now virtual assistant, a wholly different strategy than other smartwatch makers. By focusing on functionality and a pre-existing platform -- not exclusively design -- Google reportedly is banking on its ability to make a watch that is less an expensive accessory to a smartphone and more a device with a unique utility in its own right. The thinking would be that Google Now, with its ability to improve its accuracy and deliver information it thinks we want to see, could be the smartwatch selling point we've been waiting for.
What might seem surreptitious to some is that the recording on Thompson's iPhone has disappeared, The phone was confiscated by police and kept in their custody for two days, However, the police say it was Thompson sushi otter iphone case who erased it, Philosophers might ask: Now why would he do that? He just filmed something he didn't like, He got arrested for it, And his next step was to delete it from his phone?, The police told WPRI-TV that they had issued a warrant to Apple in an attempt to discover how the phone was magically reset, Thompson says that he gave the police his passcode, so that the video could be seen by potential investigators..
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