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Kelly Hodgkins

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WiMAX growth in the US lags, worldwide growth explodes

February 17th, 2010

WiMAX is slowly and steadily expanding in the U.S. through the efforts of Clearwire, the primary provider of WiMAX stateside. Globally, WiMAX is on a different track, exhibiting explosive growth with Asia Pacific and Europe leading the pack. The numbers, compiled by the WiMAX Forum, are revealing: Asia Pacific: 237 million people covered by 100 …

Another Best Buy leak reveals placeholders for new Apple hardware

February 17th, 2010

New MacBook Pros are coming, new iMacs are coming! The cries of an impending MacBook Pro and iMac refresh are coming this time from Gizmodo which has gotten its hands on a Best Buy inventory screenshot from a Canadian retailer that reveals a long list of placeholders for dummy Apple hardware. The tipster adds fuel …

Nokia and Intel merge Mobilin with Maemo to produce MeeGo

February 15th, 2010

Nokia and Intel have jumped on the mobile operating system bandwagon by jointly announcing MeeGo, an open platform for mobile computing devices, tablets, netbooks, smartphones, internet-connected TVs and in-vehicle infotainment systems. MeeGo takes the best of Intel’s Mobilin platform and merges it Maemo, the linux-based operating system that powers the Nokia N900. MeeGo will target …

Microsoft introduces the new Windows Phone 7 Series mobile platform

February 15th, 2010

At the MWC 2010 keynote, Microsoft officially announced Windows Phone 7 Series, the latest iteration of the Microsoft’s mobile platform. For the first time, the OS previously known as Windows Mobile, has seen a complete overhaul from the user interface to the concept behind the OS. The is not your typical plain jane Windows Mobile …

Sony Ericsson makes the X10 mini, X10 mini pro and Vivaz Pro official

February 14th, 2010

Sony Ericsson set the stage for MWC by announcing three new handsets in a press event held on the day before the launch of the international mobile phone conference. Sony rolled out two new compact Android handsets based upon the design of the Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 and one Symbian-powered handset phone that is the …

Project Pink Turtle clamshell slider spotted at the FCC

February 13th, 2010

Of the two Project Pink phones that were leaked last September, the Turtle, with its oval shape and bubble keyboard, seems be the first Pink handset to receive FCC approval. Being a Microsoft/Danger-designed phone and the presumed Sidekick replacement, it is expected that Sharp, manufacturer of the Sidekick line, is also the manufacturer of the …