O2 UK has launched a ‘live’ network status checker that lets customers see the current status of the network in their area and check for planned maintenance. It also shows O2 network coverage based on computer predictions.
Orange has confirmed it’ll be the first major UK mobile network to offer the Apple iPad at a subsidised price when purchased with a data plan. In a brief statement it said these purchase options for Wi-Fi + 3G iPad models would be available “in the coming months”.
Cross-platform application store GetJar says the Facebook mobile app has been downloaded from its web site by more than 100 million people, making this the most downloaded app ever on a single app store.
Mark Bridge writes:
A few weeks ago I received a phone call out of the blue. It went something like this:
“I think my partner's cheating on me. How can I get into the GPS on his phone to find out where he is?”
I'm no secret agent. Nevertheless, it got me thinking.
It’s reported that Israeli mobile phone manufacturer Modu is making most of its 30 employees redundant after unsuccessfully trying to raise money. The company, which makes modular mobile phones, recently announced the lightweight Modu T.