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There are literally millions of mobile applications available for download and this figure is only going to climb higher. Business and consumer needs continue to expand, and so are the capabilities and...

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IBM: Rethinking mobile e-mail

At the Web 2.0 Expo in San Francisco, Jeff Pierce, manager of Mobile Computer Research at IBM, shows off the company's prototype mobile e-mail client. He also compares different usage patterns for how people use e-mail from their mobile devices and desktops.

May 6, 2010 in Mobility

The Future Of… Airplane Service

Virgin America is trying to take airplane service to new heights by creating on-board features that cater to the techie in all of us, whether it's texting a fellow passenger from your seatback, choosing food through an online ordering system, or connecting to a Wi-Fi hot spot 35,000 feet in the air. ZDNet correspondent Sumi Das reveals the innovations that could improve your next flight.

March 19, 2010 in Mobility

The Future Of...Parking

Parking can be a real hassle, whether you're fumbling for change for the meter or just trying to find an empty spot. San Francisco-based Streetline has developed networking and sensor technologies that enable users to pay their meter fees from their mobile phones. ZDNet correspondent Sumi Das explains how the company's technology could change the way we park.

March 1, 2010 in Mobility

Google introduces the Nexus One smartphone

At Google's headquarters in Mountain View, Calif., Google VP of Product Management Mario Queiroz and Android Senior Product Manager Erick Tseng demo the new Google Nexus One smartphone, or as he calls it, "superphone." The new phone is made with HTC hardware and runs Google's Android 2.1 OS. Some of the features include GPS with Google Maps and turn-by-turn navigation, an accelerometer, a virtual keyboard, a light sensor for adjusting the display to save battery power, a proximity sensor, a compass, a 5-megapixel camera with an LED flash, Wi-Fi, a new media gallery interface with access to Picasa and YouTube, Facebook access, and stereo Bluetooth.

January 5, 2010 in Mobility

The Future Of... Check Deposits

Tired of carrying checks in your wallet because you can't find the time to cash them? Texas-based USAA bank has developed a mobile application that allows customers to make deposits using an iPhone. ZDNet correspondent Sumi Das explains how mobile banking could put an end to those time-consuming bank branch visits.

December 13, 2009 in Mobility

NBC brings new media player features to Winter Olympics and NFL

At the NewTeeVee Live conference in San Francisco, Vertigo CEO Scott Stanfield shows new HD video player features for the Winter Olympic Games, adding to its existing Sunday Night Football coverage. The new video player includes PVR features such as slow motion, fast-forward, and rewind, and gives users the ability to zoom in more closely to photos.

November 16, 2009 in Mobility

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