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Loopt Revamped iPhone App with Pulse Feature

03/17/2010, [SXSW] At SXSW, I met with Sam Altman, co-founder and CEO, of Loopt, a location-based social networking site, and he showed me the new Loopt app for the iPhone. Loopt introduced its new Pulse button that allows SXSW attendees to access a consolidated...

Paypal Send Money App for iPhone – Version 2.0

03/17/2010, [SXSW] Yesterday at SXSW, Paypal launched its new version of the Send Money application for the iPhone. Paypal allows users to send money securely to others around the world (190 countries, 24 currencies), without the hassle of bank wire transfers...

Fandango Now Offers Mobile Tickets For Movies

03/15/2010, Purchasing movie tickets from your mobile phone might not have been all that convenient, as you’d generally still need to print out the paper ticket from your computer or from the dispenser. Now the folks over at Fandango are looking to help you...

Google Now Allows You To Check If Stock Is Available Nearby

03/11/2010, Have you ever been in a scenario where you google for an item online, find it at a store nearby, fight through traffic to get there, only to find out that it’s out of stock? Well, Google is looking to help you tackle that issue, with its latest...

Ubergizmo’s MWC Best of Show: Windows Phone 7

02/19/2010, MWC 2010 has witnessed the comeback of Microsoft into the mobile OS race – at least in terms of hype and mind share (we’ll have to try the final product!). Just recently, Windows Mobile was considered by many as “lost” or...

Yahoo Checking Out Search By SMS Feature

02/09/2010, Search by SMS never really took off, but by referring to a patent that was recently filed by Yahoo, the company seems like it wants to take a crack at the challenge. In the patent, it’s mentioned that users will be able to use the system by sending...

Google Launches Popular Image Search For Android And iPhone

01/30/2010, If you’re always searching for pictures on Google, or want something else to kill your time at the office, you’ll be happy to hear that Google has announced its Popular Images Search for Mobile, showing up on the Google main page. Once...

YoGen Mobile Crank Charger

01/10/2010, [CES 2010] We’ve brought your attention to the YoGen mobile charger by Easy Energy before, and now the device has been formally launched at CES 2010. In case you’re not familiar with it, the YoGen is a mobile charger that relies solely on hand...

Google Introduces Local Search For Mobile

01/08/2010, Want to find a coffee store near you? Well, if it’s related to search, you can be sure that Google wants a piece of the pie, and now Google has introduced local search for the iPhone and Android phones. When you’re at Google’s page on...

Freescale Smartbook Tablet

01/03/2010, [CES 2010] Freescale is grabbing the bull by the horns and has come up with its own tablet design that not only shows what Freescale’s technology is capable of, also serve as a reference design for computer makers around the world, like Inventec....

Microsoft on porting iPhone apps to Windows Mobile

08/04/2009, Microsoft has published a case study that highlights some differences between developing for iPhone and for Windows Mobile. For educational purposes, a simple application has been chosen and this document should not be seen as a “template” for...

Intel’s mobility future depends on ‘desirability’

07/29/2009, At the Intel Technology Summit, Intel mentioned that future computers need to be not only affordable and capable, but most importantly desirable. And for that very reason, Intel is learning skills that are usually outside of its core semi-conductor...

Who’s Making Money in Mobile? (Panel)

07/29/2009, By Ravit Lichtenberg (blog) – At the Always On Summit at Stanford, an impressive panel is underway, discussing mobile monetization, the role of the operator, platform, apps, etc. Being in the Silicon Valley, the iPhone conversation dominates....

Sony Ericsson C905 Review

07/15/2009, The 8.1 Megapixel Cyber-Shot camera is the best feature of the Sony Ericsson C905, that is already on the market in Europe. Today, AT&T is launching the C905 in the U.S, making it the highest resolution camera phone ever from this carrier. We have...