Thursday, June 30, 2005

Can You See Me Now?

A newly released eyewear gadget could make watching videos by cell phone a lot more attractive. Connected to a mobile phone, portable DVD player or digital camera, Teleglass projects high-resolution video on eyeglasses, creating a virtual 28-inch TV screen as viewed from seven feet away, says the Tokyo-based manufacturer. >>>MORE ...

Thursday, June 23, 2005

Wimbledon Goes Mobile

In a big boost for mobile infotainment, Wimbledon's first officially licensed cell phone tennis game, "Wimbledon 2005," has been launched in North America and Europe. Mobile carriers Verizon and Cingular will offer the new game as part of their cell phone services. Sounds like a winner for tennis buffs. >>>MORE ...

Wednesday, June 15, 2005

Japan Indicates Future Wireless Trends

The mobile phone will evolve from a communication tool to an integrated communication device, media terminal, credit card and remote control, according to a new report by Ireland-based Research and Markets.

"Insights from the Japanese Wireless Market 2005" looks at the world's most advanced mobile market, Japan, for clues on how mobile technology and consumer behavior will evolve. >>>MORE ...

Friday, June 10, 2005

Mobile Users Prefer Musical Ringtones

According to M:Metrics, 24.58 million U.S. mobile subscribers - 13.6 percent - downloaded a ringtone in April 2005, with nearly half purchasing tones from the Web.

The monthly benchmark survey also found that overwhelmingly, consumers prefer musical ringtones to sound effects or voice ringtones. Ninety-three percent of respondents said they downloaded a musical ringtone in April, with twenty-three percent of these subscribers downloading more expensive mastertones, or actual recordings of songs. >>>MORE ...

Friday, June 03, 2005

Who's Talking More - Wirelessly?

For the fifth consecutive year, men continue to out pace women in cell phone usage, according to an annual survey conducted for Cingular Wireless.

Men talk 35 percent more on their wireless phones than women, more than double the 16 percent lead men held in 2004. Men are using an average of 571 minutes a month, compared to an average of 424 wireless minutes a month for women. >>>MORE ...