Yahoo Pits its New Yahoo Mobile Against Google
Today Yahoo introduced a new mobile product called Yahoo Mobile. Yahoo Mobile will be both a web site and an application for the iPhone, Windows Mobile, BlackBerry OS, Symbian S60 and Series 40, and some phones running that can run Java applications. It will also be available via the web to Webkit enabled phones, such as the HTC G1 and Magic. Yahoo Mobile ties together many of Yahoo's services, including oneSearch, oneConnect, onePlace, email, contacts and calendar in one portal. More advanced phones will receive additional capabilities, including oneSearch with Voice, Opera Mini 4.2 and the use of widgets. Yahoo Mobile will be available in a managed beta starting today and will see a general release in the second quarter.
HTC 10 Re-Focuses On the Camera and BoomSound
Apr 12, 2016
HTC today announced the 10, its flagship handset for 2016. This Android phone carries forward an aluminum design, for which HTC has become known, and makes big improvements to the camera, software, and other core features.
Apple Improves iPhone 6s and 6s Plus with 3D Touch
Sep 9, 2015
Apple today announced the iPhone 6s and 6s Plus, which are enhanced versions last year's iPhones. Like the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus, the 6s and 6s Plus have 4.7-inch and 5.5-inch screens, respectively, slim metal designs, and fingerprint readers built into the home button.
Sprint's 'Magic Box' Is An In-Home Small Cell to Help Improve Coverage
May 3, 2017
Sprint today announced the Magic Box, a tool Sprint hopes consumers and businesses will use to help it densify its LTE network. The Magic Box is similar to a signal booster in that owners place it in a window.
Opera Ad Blocker Now Available to Android, iOS, Windows
Jun 16, 2016
Opera updated several of its mobile browsers today, bringing its ad blocking tool to Android, iOS, and Windows handsets. First, Opera refreshed its main Opera browser for Android.
Opera Mini for Android Adds Video Boost
Mar 8, 2016
Opera today updated its Opera Mini browser for Android devices and added video compression to improve playback and reduce data usage. Opera says the Video Boost tool should cut down buffering times and provide smoother performance on mobile devices when streaming video over cellular networks.