CTIA SF 2008

CTIA SF 2008 News

IntoMobile leaves CTIA San Francisco

With CTIA San Francisco 2008 wrapped up and done for another year, IntoMobile is headed back to Los Angeles for some much needed rest. We’re still working to get some video footage edited in post-production and posted the the front page for all you readers to enjoy, so keep your eyes peeled. But as we…

Qualcomm Booth Tour – CTIA San Francisco 2008

Qualcomm isn’t exactly in the consumer hardware game, but that didn’t stop them from showing off a few of their new products at CTIA San Francisco 2008. Qualcomm’s Mirasol displays dramatically cut down on power consumption by using passive display technology that reflects ambient light rather than using a power-hungry LCD backlight. The Mirasol displays…

Motorola Booth Tour – CTIA San Francisco 2008

Motorola came to the Moscone Center to show off their latest wares at CTIA San Francisco 2008. We have to hand it to Motorola for their booth presence. Standing proudly amidst smaller, less impressive booths, Motorola had their well-designed and commanding booth displaying all their most impressive handsets. Unfortunately, Motorola didn’t have any new products…

Nokia Booth Tour – CTIA San Francisco 2008

Nokia came to the Moscone Center to show off their latest Eseries and Nseries handsets during CTIA San Francisco 2008. And, with rumors circling the company’s upcoming release of the Comes With Music subscription-based, unlimited download service, Nokia wanted to show convention-goers how the Comes With Music service integrates with their computer and handsets. More…

Helio Ocean 2 won’t be around until 2009

U.S. MVNO Helio is still hard at work on the successor to their original dual slider, but recent commentary from Virgin spokesperson Jane Wallace at CTIA has indicated that it sadly won’t be available this year. Rumored specs include a 3 megapixel camera, 30 fps video recording, 1 GB storage, microSDHC card slot for memory…

Kingston out with two new mobile memory products

Kingston used the CTIA to announce two new “designed for the mobile consumer” products – a 8GB Multi-Kit as well as a 4GB microSDHC card plus USB reader combination. The 8GB Multi-Kit features an 8GB microSDHC card along with mini- and full-size SD adapters and a USB reader. The 4GB microSDHC card plus USB reader,…

Slacker bringing music services to BlackBerry

Another little gem coming out of Jim Balsillie’s keynote address at CTIA is the partnership between RIM and music service Slacker. Slacker follows the same vein as Pandora and Last.fm, where your feedback will change the music that’s presented to you, only instead of fishing in a giant bucket of digital music or latching on…

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