Archive for July, 2011
NSW Roads Minister Duncan Gay today unveiled the new app, which through a built-in GPS function can pinpoint a motorist's location and give them real time information about nearby traffic incidents.
How it works While it is currently only available on iPhones, goCatch's creators plan to make it available on Android, Blackberry and Microsoft's Phone 7 systems within months.
You gave it a pet name. It knows more about you than your mother does. Sometimes you even sleep with it. In fact, you're so attached to it that being separated for only a few minutes could send you into a panic.
Samsung, maker of the popular Galaxy S mobile phone line, may have surpassed Nokia and Apple in smartphone sales for the first time on demand for its Android devices, a research company said.
Submissions to Australian Communications and Media Authority's Reconnecting the Customer inquiry - published yesterday - the peak industry body, Communications Alliance, said it supported the ACMA draft report but that the industry's revised Telecommunications Consumer Protections (TCP) Code would address the major issues raised in the report.
Customers of New Zealand mobile phone carrier 2degrees got a surprise in the middle of the night when they received hundreds of text messages not intended for them.
The free application, ''The Sound of Buildings'', aims to capture the stories behind some of Melbourne's significant constructions, giving users access to interviews with architects, construction workers and engineers.
Every person in the world will have access to mobile phone service within five years and half the handsets will be smartphones. The head of mobile infrastructure for Ericsson, Ulf Ewaldsson, says global mobile penetration will reach 100 per cent by 2016, or even a year earlier.
Prices on Apple's iTunes App Store in Australia have been slashed to take into account the recent surge in the Australian dollar. Apple Australia confirmed today that for Australia and some other countries, pricing on apps - but not music, books or movies - had been adjusted "due to changes in ...
In May, Apple Korea was ordered by the court to pay 1 million won ($883) in compensation to Kim Hyung-suk, a lawyer, two officials at Changwon District Court said on Thursday in Korea. They declined to be identified because they are not authorised to speak to the media.