With America's status as a technological superpower comes a tendency to occasionally straight ignore the rest of the world. For better or for worse, here are technologies we've all but completely missed out on.
Another intriguing job opportunity at Cupertino today is for a senior RF System Engineer. Unlike the GPS one, it's not iPhone specific. Here are the chops you need: "Knowledge about Bluetooth, 3G, UWB, WiMAX, GPS, Mobile TV and similar wireless technologies and/or experience with wireless module integration into PC… »
Usually, about the only thing rivals LG and Samsung see eye-to-eye on is that Korean food is awesome. But they're coming together to propose a new co-developed mobile DTV standard to the Advanced Television Systems Committee, in the hopes that it'll be quickly adopted and get the mobile TV ball a-rollin'. (Guess the… »
A report in a Swiss publication claims that the long-awaited, much-speculated 3G iPhone will rock GPS, mobile TV and videoconferencing. Le Matin claims that mobile phone provider Swisscom will get the privilege of flogging Apple's cellphone in the land of the cuckoo clock, and that it will be available some time this… »
Looks the leaked info was pretty much spot on. AT&T's Mobile TV service is debuting May 4 and it'll come in three tiers: Limited, Basic and Plus for $13, $15 and $30. It'll launch in 58 major markets (all the ones you expect). Besides the nine live broadcast channels, there's a bank of 150 time-shifted shows like the 30 … »
While mobile TV cellphones are ten-a-penny in the Far East, the West is pretty much virgin territory for them. Samsung's P960, however, may have got the ball rolling, a mobile TV phone aimed at European consumers. A sleek gray slider, the P960 supports both European mobile TV standards, DVB-CBMS and OMA-BCAST, and its… »
The 605 WiFi PMP was cool and all, but it has been given new life thanks to an add-on that delivers driving directions and free or paid traffic notification in addition to its normal media functions. The system is even sophisticated enough to simulate position changes in the event that a signal is lost. There is also a … »
Talking at the National Association of Broadcasters convention, Hulu CEO Jason Kilar implied that NBC and News Corp.'s (mostly) slick video service could be moving to mobile phones, saying that they're "ripe for the Hulu experience." But, it might not look like the Hulu we know and almost love, since he mentioned that it … »