Archive for May, 2012

Photosynth on Windows Phone

Posted by Sam Churchill on May 30th, 2012

Microsoft’s ground-breaking Photosynth application, which has been available for the iPhone, is now available on the Windows Phone Marketplace. The free app requires Windows Phone 7.5 or higher. It lets you shoot 360-degree photos in both landscape and portrait mode. Additionally, you’ll be able to share those all-around shots with your friends on Twitter and […]

Tim Cook: Apple Won’t Buy Spectrum

Posted by Sam Churchill on May 30th, 2012

Apple CEO Tim Cook said the smartphone giant does not need to become a wireless carrier or own one, and that purchasing a carrier might actually be counterproductive to its global business, reports Fierce Wireless. “Do I think we need to own a carrier or the pipe?” he said during a keynote appearance at the […]

Flame: The World’s Most Complex Computer Virus?

Posted by Sam Churchill on May 29th, 2012

The world’s most complex computer virus, possessing a range of complex espionage capabilities, including the ability to secretly record conversations, has been exposed, reports the Telegraph. Middle Eastern states were targeted and Iran ordered an emergency review of official computer installations after the discovery of a new virus, known as Flame. Flame can gather data […]

Sprint: $1B in Ericsson Gear

Posted by Sam Churchill on May 29th, 2012

Sprint has announced a new $1 billion credit agreement that will be used purchase equipment from Ericsson for the carrier’s Network Vision project. Deutsche Bank leads the group of banks that will be providing the credit facility, and the purchased equipment will help Sprint build out its LTE network. The network is expected to go […]

Free Push-To-Talk from Wave

Posted by Sam Churchill on May 29th, 2012

Sprint today announced it will transition business and government customers from iDEN to Sprint Direct Connect — its CDMA push to talk service, and cease service on iDEN as early as June 30, 2013 as part of its Network Vision plan. Sprint’s new push-to-talk service uses their CDMA network to replace their old Nextel iDEN […]

Samsung Galaxy S III Let Loose

Posted by Sam Churchill on May 29th, 2012

The Galaxy S III, Samsung’s flagship smartphone for 2012, will be available to consumers today across 28 countries in Europe and the Middle East. It will be offered to 296 carriers in 145 countries by July, with June 20th the last rumored date for the US and Canada. Reuters reports that customers lined up a […]