Carriers have built plenty of 4G networks, but they’re still not in agreement in how they use them. Ericsson CEO Hans Vestberg believes the next few years are going to be a period of pricing and service experimentation.
One of the biggest battery hogs on a smartphone is the display. Could a low-powered e-ink display improve the experience? Yes, and no, as you can see in this video.
The OneAPI Exchange will get carriers into the identity verification business, but more significantly it’s the first carrier developer service designed to work universally across all carriers’ networks.
The new Asus FonePad merges cellular voice calling with a small tablet. I actually had this functionality in 2010 with the Galaxy Tab but US carriers stripped the voice features. They’re likely to do the same again.
The deal runs counter to bring-your-own-connectivity approach GM and the rest of the Detroit automakers have backed in recent years.
At Mobile World Congress, NSN announced plans to embed IBM application servers into its base stations. The radio and services networks have always been separate, but NSN is making a case to merge them.
At Mobile World Congress, Spotify debuted in its first cars appearing in Ford’s already music-loaded Sync AppLink platform. Ford CTO Paul Mascarenas also told us that its graduate its first apps from its developer program.
Qualcomm doesn’t believe that everything in the internet of things should have to connect to the internet, and is building out a peer-to-peer networking platform called AllJoyn to test its theory.
Ssangyong may not have the global name recognition of the Wireless Power Consortium’s first automotive partner Toyota, but adding the Korean automaker to Qi’s roster shows the technology is building momentum.
Using an iPhone or iPad’s camera, PointGrab is opening up its new SDK at MWC this week that will let developers bring motion-control to their iOS apps.