Mobile Minutes: T-Mobile, contextual apps, net neutrality, Nintendo
By Staff reports
May 9, 2014
Revitalised T-Mobile US grabs market share
The latest figures from T-Mobile US and its three larger rivals Verizon Wireless, ATT Mobility and Sprint show that the total number of subscribers grew by 4.1 per cent in the first quarter this year, the fastest growth since early 2012.
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The move toward computing that reads your mind
Molly Wood tests out contextual apps that can predict what you may want from your phone depending on the time of day or the activity youre doing.
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FCCs Wheeler facing net neutrality revolt
FCC Chairman Tom Wheelers controversial net neutrality proposal showed signs of fraying Wednesday, taking hits from a fellow Democratic commissioner and the nations leading tech companies.
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Nintendo’s first foray into mobile will be “Mario Kart TV” web service for ‘Mario Kart 8’
Nintendo has been adamant about not making games for smartphones or tablets, but this past December they did finally acknowledge the huge mobile market and their intentions of targeting those users in a marketing sense that would drive them towards Nintendo’s own hardware. The first example of this is “Mario Kart TV”, a tentatively titled web service that Nintendo announced today that lets players access and share videos that were captured while playing Mario Kart 8 on the Wii U.
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