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Hipcricket Engages Birders with Mobile Central Garden and Pet Website
By Casey Houser
Mobile engagement solutions company Hipcricket is now working to engage birders who shop at Central Garden and Pet. By developing a website specific to Pennington Wild Bird products, Hipcricket has made it possible for bird enthusiasts to become better informed about the products they might purchase…

Tablets Will Play Important Role in Q1 2014 Net Account Additions
By Gary Kim
Tablets, it appears, will represent a significant portion of net new account gains when mobile service providers report first quarter 2014 results. Tablets currently account for 40 percent of U.S. mobile broadband connections (ISB dongles, mobile hotspot devices, tablets or embedded PC), and tabl…

A New Google Glass Update Means Longer Battery Life & More
By Steve Anderson
With the recent Google Glass one-day sales event now just a memory, looking at the future of Google Glass takes on a whole new importance. There are more Google Glass units out in the world than there were previously, and recently, a new software update gave the controversial head-mounted displays a…

98 Percent of Mobile Network Sessions are Data
By Peter Bernstein
If you are like me, the headline was one of those, "So who knew?" moments. It should have been intuitive given how few calls I make versus how many text, emails, etc., I initiate. It also should have made sense from watching my kids and their friends who almost never make calls but constantly have t…

Super Wi-Fi Continues To Evolve
By Carl Ford
The battle in Washington over spectrum is about to take a major shift, with the emphasis placed on investing in alternative spectrum solutions.

Samsung and Peel Team Up Again to Expand Second Screen TV App
By Joe Rizzo
Here is a description of Peel that I found on an Android site from a while back. It starts with, "Do you hate your cable or satellite TV channel guide?" It seems that the guys at Peel do, because they built the ultimate remote application that just destroys the boring old-school listings. Peel Smart…

Has the iPhone 6 Screen Leaked Out?
By Steve Anderson
Virtually every new Apple product comes with a panoply of rumors surrounding it, and the iPhone 6 will prove no exception. But one key point may have slipped out thanks to the Apple supply line, as the first images of the new iPhone 6 may have leaked, showing a potential new iPhone that's at least s…

Boingo to Provide Wi-Fi for EnergySolutions Arena
By Casey Houser
Boingo, a provider of small-cell and distributed antenna systems (DAS), will soon provide Wi-Fi services for EnergySolutions Arena, the home of the Utah Jazz basketball team. The two organizations recently reached a deal that will allow Boingo to upgrade the DAS at the arena and continue to manage i…

Wheelings & Dealings: Motorola's Tracking Technology Goes to Zebra for $3.5 Billion
By Joe Rizzo
Motorola has not only gone through a lot of changes over the past couple of years, it also seems to have gone through quite a few hands as well. Back in 2011, Motorola divided itself into two separate units. One of those units dealt with mobile phones. My first cell phone in 1998 was a Motorola with…

Gigabit Wi-Fi Should Get a Boost as FCC Opens Up Unlicensed Spectrum
By Joan Engebretson
Wi-Fi equipment capable of supporting speeds of a gigabit per second should get a boost from the FCC's recent decision to open up 100 MHz of spectrum in the 5 GHz band for unlicensed use. And the impact could be felt sooner than readers might expect.

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