Earlier this year Ericsson predicted we’d end 2011 with over a billion mobile broadband connections worldwide.
The latest market data from ABI Research agrees, with mobile broadband-enabled subscriptions expected to pass the billion mark within the next 11 months. That’s a fifth of all mobile connections around the world.
LG will unveil what it's describing as ‘the world's first 3D smartphone’ at Mobile World Congress later this month.
The LG Optimus 3D will record and play 3D video.
Microsoft has confirmed that the 'phantom data' problem affecting a small percentage of Windows Phone 7 customers is being caused by Yahoo! Mail.
The company, which recommends adjusting email settings on the phone to reduce the amount of data used, says a Microsoft/Yahoo fix will be rolled out in the coming weeks.
Visa Europe and Wireless Dynamics have developed a mobile payment solution that’ll enable customers to use an iPhone for contactless payments.
It’s based on the Wireless Dynamics iCarte accessory, which will be supplied by participating banks and mobile operators.