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As Vodafone builds its HSPA network with Ericsson equipment, an agreement with mobile phone retailer Crazy John’s ensures an even bigger national distribution network to capitalise on a 3.5G network that aims to compete strongly against Telstra’s Next G.

Published in Market
I was incredibly surprised and saddened to learn that the father of Java, James Gosling, is firmly stuck in the 20th century, oddly believing that the “over-the-air” (OTA) distribution of mobile applications is somehow the wrong idea – and yet he uses an iPhone!

Published in Fuzzy Logic
Wednesday, 05 March 2008 15:46

Why the iPhone SHOULD be a modem

The current 2G model iPhone can’t officially be tethered to a notebook and then used as a wireless Internet connection, although hacker extraordinaire Nate True figured out how to do it anyway some time ago. But despite arguments that the iPhone’s data plan explains why it currently isn’t an official tethered modem, such arguments are nonsense: it’s my iPhone and I should be able to use it as a modem if desired, even if it costs me more money.

Published in Mobility




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