Sharp Builds Wireless Electronic Car Keys into a Phone, Finally

In collaboration with Nissan and NTT Docomo, a Japanese mobile operator, Sharp has developed what they claim is the first mobile phone that also functions as a keyless entry and ignition device for cars. Rather than building a new system from the ground up, Sharp has simply opted to include Nissan's existing… »9/24/08 5:30am9/24/08 5:30am

Nokia Successfully Tests 100Mbps Wireless Data Network

Today Nokia said that in technical trials, the target of 100Mbps download speed and 50Mbps upload speed for its next-gen cellular data network "can be met," and promised initial deployment by 2010. Americans probably won't see it until later, since the 3GPP LTE (don't ask) initiative has more momentum across the… »11/07/07 11:53am11/07/07 11:53am

Super 3G to Blast 300Mbps, Making EV-DO Look Like Horse and Buggy

NTT DoCoMo is about to make even speedy 3.1Mbps EV-DO (Rev. A) look like a horse and buggy, experimenting with a Super 3G wireless network system that could blast data through the air at speeds of 300Mbps. That's fast. And somebody do the math, but that sounds like it's about a zillion times faster than the poky… »7/13/07 10:13am7/13/07 10:13am