On February 22, 1999, Mari Matsunaga, Takeshi Natsuno, and Keiichi Enoki announced the start of the world’s first successful mobile internet service to a small number of people who made it to NTT Docomo’s press conference in Tokyo...the term "Smartphone Zombie," however, was still a good many years away.
Energy Cost of Doing Business Most of us are aware that the grand trade-off in operability between the Motorola StarTac cell phone of 20 years ago and the supertech mobile communicators of now is energy. Most old phones would run for several days on a single charge, but now, moderately active to heavy smartphones users need a few charges each day.
In addition to Nayalan's news below, many of you probably saw today's huge announcement, and if not, have a read of Elon Musk's Tesla blog post from a few hours ago. The patents, as the kids say, are out of the barn. -Ed.
NTT docomo's New Smartphones Following up on yesterday’s coverage of NTT docomo’s summer rollout event, we want to provide a few more details on the 6 new smartphones they unveiled at Belle Salle Shiodome in Tokyo on May 14.
Cleans our Many Screens There are some in this world who don’t mind the build-up of funk and finger grease and potato chip crumbs on their smartphone or tablet screen, and then there are the sane people who like to keep things tidy and usable. This is for the latter.