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Archive for March, 2008

911 Chatline

Posted by Sam Churchill on March 31st, 2008

Century Communications announced today a new 900 service, with profits helping to defray the cost of installing and maintaining enhanced 911 services across the country. The 911 Chatline allows callers to choose an area of the country and listen to 911 emergency calls. Century spokeswoman Fawn Lebowitz explains; “In recent years we’ve seen a dramatic […]

Betamax to HD-DVD Converter

Posted by Sam Churchill on March 31st, 2008

ThinkGeek tests out the Betamax to HD-DVD converter, perfect for the old media files we have carefully preserved at the DailyWireless tower. And only $29.99! Betamax and HD-DVD are like a match literally made in heaven (you know, that place you go when you die?), and now you can get a slice for yourself. Features […]

iPass Combines EVDO/WiFi Access

Posted by Sam Churchill on March 31st, 2008

iPass on Monday introduced a mobility service that combines Wi-Fi hotspot and 3G access. It’s also the first time iPass, a provider of services to businesses, is offering hotspot access to consumers. The iPassConnect service, which includes wired hotel broadband, has been an enterprise-level service aimed at businesses. Now the subscription-based service has price plans […]

Cricket Launches AWS Service

Posted by Sam Churchill on March 31st, 2008

Leap Wireless, the parent company of Cricket Communications, a leading provider of prepaid cellular services, today announced their first Advanced Wireless Services (AWS) spectrum operation, in Oklahoma City. It will include approximately 1.1 million new covered POPs, bringing Cricket’s national covered POPs to approximately 55.1 million. Top 10 Highest AWS Bidders Bidders Net total of […]

Comments Restored

Posted by Sam Churchill on March 31st, 2008

Ever wonder why nobody ever seems to leave comments on DailyWireless? Me too. Tonight I discovered why — they’ve been disappearing through a black hole. I didn’t realize that there were people making comments until tonight, after Don upgraded Dailywireless to WordPress 2.5. Holy smokes. There were a ton of comments archived but never published. […]

Nokia WiMAX Tablet

Posted by Sam Churchill on March 28th, 2008

Here’s another shot of that oft reported Nokia Internet Tablet with WiMAX. Nokia’s WiMAX Edition will be announced April 1 at CTIA in Las Vegas. Here are some free apps for the web tablet. Looks like it may come with a map application by Wayfinder. Or maybe they’re just kidding.