Archive for December, 2008

Dailywireless In/Out List

Posted by Sam Churchill on December 31st, 2008

Okay, here’s my own In/Out list: Dailywireless: Ins and Outs2008 Edition Out In WiFi City Clouds WiMAX City Clouds Cellular Data Mobile WiMAX Navigation Devices Smartphones iPhone Android WiMAX LTE LTE Advanced IMT Triple Play Femtocells Kevin Martin Jonathan Adelstein NASA Space X Cynicism Thoughtfulness

2008: Radio Highlights

Posted by Sam Churchill on December 31st, 2008

RadioWorld has a nice piece called 2008: The Year in Rearview. Finally, there’s one thing I wish I could put on this year’s In/Out list, but I can’t, not yet at least. It’s an idea inspired by my longtime friend and colleague Jay Allison in his introduction to the book “This I Believe II,” and […]

New Year’s Eve EarthCams

Posted by Sam Churchill on December 30th, 2008

EarthCam will webcast the annual New Year’s Eve Times Square celebration live from New York City. The 2009 Times Square event, now in its 13th year, will feature more than 25 live cameras. Additional cameras in New York include views from Midtown and Columbus Circle. Cameras in other locations include London, Moscow and Prague, along […]

The Magic Bus

Posted by Sam Churchill on December 30th, 2008

An experimental program called Aspirnauts (aspire, seek, achieve) connects kids on a school bus to the Web through donated, Wi-Fi-enabled laptops. It was started by Vanderbilt University medical scientist Billy Hudson, who was looking for a unique way to give back to his hometown. One day he tagged along for the bus ride – upwards […]

Voice Added to WiBro

Posted by Sam Churchill on December 29th, 2008

A cell gets out and it will imitate everything! — The Thing South Korea has ratified a voice-over-WiMAX standard, reports IntoMobile. The new protocol, approved by the Korea Communication Commission (KCC), is essentially a VoIP (Voice over Internet Protocol) technology. South Korea’s WiBro has been a data-only system since going live in 2006. Now Korea […]

LG Wrist Phone

Posted by Sam Churchill on December 29th, 2008

LG’s LG-GD910 packs a touchscreen LCD, 3G data, and a built-in camera for videoconferencing on a wrist, says Engadget. The wrist-phone features support for both 3G and HSDPA with a 1.43-inch color LCD. LG is expected to show this off at CES next month and plans to release it in Japan and Europe. Pricing has […]