Wednesday, October 31, 2007

Latest Keyboard Cell Phones

With text messaging quickly becoming a way of life, keyboard cell phones are becoming a must-have. What are some of the latest mobile phones with full QWERTY keyboards? Look up Virgin Mobile's Wild Card phone by Kyocera. Or if you are up for a Windows Mobile smartphone, check out the Samsung SCH-i760. And if you prefer a double-keyboard design, the Pantech Duo just kicked off that trend.

Friday, August 31, 2007

Football Fantasy In A Mobile Snap

Football season is coming up and so is some help with football fantasy updates via cell phone. Mobile search and live mobile audio entertainment service UpSNAP, teamed up with Xtreme Fantasy, is providing "Fast Five Minutes" podcasts for your mobile phone.

The five-minute fantasy football updates are produced daily Monday through Friday. Said UpSNAP CEO Tony Philipp: "With a simple text message and no complicated downloads, mobile users will find getting the latest fantasy football information is a snap."

From your cell phone, text "Pod ffootball" to UpSNAP's shortcode – 27627 (2SNAP) to get this free service.

Wednesday, August 08, 2007

Space Wars Mobile Game Launches

Can your cell phone control the galaxy? It just might, if you are playing Space Wars - the latest of Cellufun's free games for cell phones. In Space Wars, you compete real-time against up to 120 other players for control of a virtual galaxy.

"The Space Wars experience is far-reaching and long-lasting because it offers interactive features not normally seen in multiplayer battles," says Cellufun CEO Arthur Goikhman. "We’ve seen our beta testers take unprecedented and creative approaches to the game, such as launching coordinated attacks in waves."

An advertising-supported massively multiplayer mobile game (MMMG), Space Wars joins Cellufun's other free mobile entertainment content, such as MobilePets, Sudoku, The Battle for Orion's Belt, Why Chicken Why? and Chess.>>>MORE ...

Saturday, June 30, 2007

Phonecasting Goes Live

Call from your mobile phone - or any phone, record your own episode content, create a channel phone number, offer it to 3.5 billion cell phone subscribers worldwide, and you're phonecasting.>>>MORE ...

Monday, April 30, 2007

Who Is Watching Mobile TV?

If you are male and young, you are more likely watching TV on cell phones. That's according to a survey of more than 2,000 mobile phone users. Two of every three mobile TV subscribers are male and nearly half are under 35, and they prefer to watch traditional-style mobile TV content - the "entire TV show" not a condensed version.

"While the use of mobile TV is a growing trend among mobile phone users, its current devotees appear to be the early adopters of new technologies," said Serge Matta, senior vice president of comScore Telecom Solutions, which conducted the study. >>>MORE ...

Tuesday, February 27, 2007

Mobile Infotainment Gets Wild

The plight of rare and endangered wildlife is serious business for environmentalists. Now the Center for Biological Diversity has found a cool way to get the message out - through mobile infotainment. It's collection of free wildlife ringtones is both informative and entertaining. The national non-profit organization is hoping the cell phone ringtones from the wild will produce a ringing endorsement for the green cause.

Monday, January 29, 2007

Cell Phone Meets Wrist Watch

Cell phones are not just for talking anymore, and wrist watches are not just for telling time anymore. What else is new? Cell phones and wrist watches are cozying up.

Thanks to Bluetooth wireless technology, you can check your wrist watch for the caller ID of your incoming mobile phone call - if you are wearing a Fossil Bluetooth Caller ID Watch. Instead of reaching for your phone in your pocket to see who is calling, just glance at the display on your watch.

The new link between cell phone and wrist watch is just what the doctor ordered for those times when you need to be at your cell-phone-etiquette best. This is a cell phone trend to watch; pun intended.