Nokia releases E90 Wi-Fi mobile communicator; Wi-Fi mobile convergence grows

Nokia announced yesterday the release of the much-awaited E90 communicator, together with the E65 and an updated E61i, at 3GSM in Barcelona. These E Series Wi-Fi mobile devices work on GSM and 3G network frequencies and support 3G WCDMA and WLAN. In addition, the E90 Communicator is now High Speed Download Packet Access (HSDPA) and […]

Study finds red light cameras work

Government Technology reports on a study that will be of interest to cities evaluating the use of digital cameras to promote traffic safety and monitor stop lights. Its conclusion? They work!Government Technology reports on a study that should be of interest to cities considering the use of digital cameras to promote traffic safety and monitor […]

Micro-Mesh May Open Up New Markets

The New York Times today posted an article on Meraki Networks, a Silicon Valley startup whose products may open up a range of new markets for mesh WiFi. Meraki manufactures an extremely small, extremely low cost access point. Using MIT’s open sourceThe New York Times today posted an article on Meraki Networks, a Silicon Valley […]

Why we need Wi-Fi everywhere: Apple iPhone

This is the news everyone’s been waiting for. Apple is coming out with the iPhone. It’s really a portable computer in your hand. It has the iPod’s functionality plus phone plus browser and it runs on the Apple operating system, OS X. This means you can sync it easily with your Mac and use all […]

Nokia’s Internet everywhere and user-generated content strategy will require lots of cheap bandwidth

Last night I watched the presentation of Nokia CEO Olli-Pekka Kallasvuo at CES Las Vegas (via live web feed) and came away with three realizations: (1) Nokia is no longer just a mobile phone (cellular) manufacturer; (2) they design products to enable people to create their own content easily — video, photos, blog posts — […]