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Boingo to Roam on FON Hotspots

May 27th, 2007

Boingo Mobile, the world’s largest provider of  wholesale wireless hotspots, has joined forces with FON to add over 130,000 hotspots to its already impressive network, which more then doubles its size. The FON hotspots come from home users and businesses, called Foneros, who setup a network on their existing network to provide $3/day internet access with half …

Zune For Your Car

May 26th, 2007

Microsoft recently partnered with Ford to deliver an integrated music system for the car. With their latest patent it seems as if this is becoming more of a reality. The patent includes a portable audio unit that can be sync’d and docked in a car unit. It may work with more then just a Zune …

Take that, Apple.

May 25th, 2007

It would be fun to be Bill Gates or Steve Jobs. Stupid amounts of money, new technology, and fame. Add to that, the ability to talk major smack back and forth, subtly of course. It’s funny that what is essentially a trash can would get press, but sure enough, Microsoft has figured out how to …

Google Calendar Goes Mobile

May 25th, 2007

Google Calendar hasn’t really ever been mobile friendly. Syncing between GCal and your mobile device has required third party software, or other methods to get the information in a mobile format. Well, this isn’t the solution you may of been hoping for, but its as good as anything else out there currently. Simply visit Calendar.Google.com …

Intelligent Keys…not so smart?

May 25th, 2007

Remember when you actually had to put your key into a car door and turn it to get it to unlock? Yeah, me either. Looks like some Nissan folks will be re-aquainted with that concept soon. Apparently, their I-Key doesn’t like cell phones very much.  Enter Nissan spokesman Kyle Bazemore, interviewed by Reuters:  "We discovered that if …

Zune Marketplace Trumps iTunes

May 25th, 2007

Former Beatles star Paul McCartney, has jumped into the online world of music by offering his new upcoming CD on iTunes. iTunes has only managed to get one of his other CD’s up for sale, "Chaos and Creation in the Backyard." Over at the Zune Marketplace, they have 39 of the singer’s albums up with …

Have finger, will travel

May 25th, 2007

  With fingerprint readers becoming commonplace on laptops now, it was only a matter of time before other gadgets followed suit.  Enter Qiao Xing Mobile Communication’s T100.  While not the first proto with such biometric measures, it claims to be the first in China.  Market growth is pretty significant there, so look for this to potentially …

Roc A Fella gives us the Cingular Treo 750

October 28th, 2006

It looks like our favorite Windows Mobile tipster is at it again. Roc A Fella is the guy who first brought you the Treo 700w for Verizon Wireless, and then the 8525 for Cingular. Now he brings us the UMTS Treo 750 for Cingular in all its high speed network glory! The device is looking …

T-Mobile @Home Service Launched

October 24th, 2006

T-Mobile rolled out the @Home service in Seattle area stores this week. @Home is T-Mobile’s brand name for Universal Mobile Access that allows a cell phone to make voice or data calls using a pre-approved Wi-Fi hotspot instead of using the cellular network. In order to use @Home, you would need a compatible WiFi phone from T-Mobile. …

BlackBerry 8800 – Indigo & Crimson – Features & Road Map

October 13th, 2006

Most of you have seen the images or partial product preview of the upcoming 8800 series, both with and without the camera.  As yet another exclusive to TBGR,you’re Internet leader in all things technology, here are the upcoming BlackBerry devices, codenamed Indigo (without camera) and Crimson (with camera).   Click on the “More” link to see all of the images; click …