• Jumptap Says Maine is The Main State for Tablet Usage

    The targeted mobile adverting gurus at Jumptap have published what amounts to a geography lesson in tablet usage. On Wednesday, Jumptap released its MobileSTAT Report covering network data for the month of August. According to the data presented, Maine was the number one state in tablet usage in August, as measured by its tablet traffic …   Read More

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    Health Care WiFi Spending on Pace for Big Gains Through 2016

    Last year, ABI reported that WiFi use in healthcare ballooned by 60% over 2009. If you think that’s impressive, just wait until you see what the next few years have in store for WifFi use in the healthcare ecosystem. The latest research and projections put forward this week by ABI show that mobile devices and …   Read More

  • Mobile Devices Increase Need to Protect PHI

    As the ranks of healthcare providers using mobile devices continues to grow, the importance of taking steps toward protecting patient data is increasing as well. The amount of personal health information (PHI) stored and accessed on mobile devices is ever increasing, with 10,000 mobile healthcare applications existing that allow users to access electronic health records …   Read More

  • Comcast Debuts 4G Personal Hotspot Coverage

    Comcast has introduced a new 4G/3G Mobile Hotspot capable of connecting up to five devices to a wireless network up to 30 feet away. The Comcast Intenet2Go 3G/4G hotspot is a Novatel MiFi (branded by Xfinity) that can deliver some pretty impressive download and upload speeds (up to 6 Mbps down and 1.4 Mbps up …   Read More

  • Geodesic Brings Mobile TV Access to Any Internet Capable Mobile Device

    Geodesic Limited, a provider of mobile and desktop solutions for instant messaging, VoIP and Internet radio, is launching what may very well prove to be the firm’s biggest venture yet. On Monday, the company rolled out its newest product, Mundu TV. The service allows users to access live and archived television content, video programming, movies …   Read More

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    Apple TV Update a Big Win for Sports Fans

    Apple has unleashed a software update to it’s Apple TV (version 4.2,) and it’s a win-win for sports fans, particularly basketball and baseball afficianados. Live game streaming has arrived on Apple TV via NBA League Pass and MLB TV. Both services, however, remain subscription based, like Netflix, which comes preloaded on Apple TV but requires …   Read More

  • Mobile WiFi Usage Exploding, Says Bango

    Mobile WiFi connections now account for roughly half of all mobile Internet connections, according to the findings from a new study by Bango, the mobile analytics and payment firm. “Our latest data shows that, where available, WiFi is quickly becoming the mainstream method of connection to the internet,” says Ray Anderson, CEO of Bango. “For …   Read More

  • RIM Says BlackBerry 4G Tablet on Track for Summer 2011

    Research in Motion will release a 4G version of its BlackBerry PlayBook tablet later this year. According to information provided by the BlackBerry smartphone maker, the tablet will reach consumers this summer and be available on the Sprint Nextel network. According to a report from Reuters, there is “massive” corporate interest and enthusiasm inside Research …   Read More

  • AT&T Deploys New WiFi Initiative in New York City

    Start spreading the news. AT&T has kicked off a new WiFi initiative directed at the heart of New York City. According to the wireless carrier, new “zones of connectivity” are on tap for Times Square, Rockefeller Center and St. Patrick’s Cathedral, each of which is an habitual hub of tourist activity. Although Times Square has …   Read More