GigaOm logo GigaOm Headline News Reader

  • Jasper Wireless lands $50M to connect the internet of things to mobile networks

    16 April 2014, 7:34 pm by: Kevin Fitchard

    Jasper Wireless has quietly become a force in the internet of things, brokering and managing many of the connectivity agreements – including AT&T’s increasing number of connected car partnerships – that link appliances, gadgets and vehicles to mobile…
  • Qualcomm invests in 4G-bandwidth sharing, getting in on M87’s $3M Series A

    16 April 2014, 6:58 pm by: Kevin Fitchard

    Austin's M87 is trying to turn smartphones into extensions of the mobile network, sending mobile connections hopping from device to device before hitting the tower. Qualcomm has taken notice.
  • Chrome Remote Desktop for Android brings the big screen to the small screen

    16 April 2014, 4:24 pm by: Kevin C. Tofel

    The newest Google Android app just made it easier to remotely access a Windows or Mac computer from a phone or tablet. You'll need Chrome on the target computer but that shouldn't surprise if you've been following Google's long-term Chrome strategy.
  • Every document sent to Kindle is now on Amazon Cloud Drive

    16 April 2014, 3:57 pm by: Kif Leswing

    If you mainly use your Kindle to read ebooks, you may be unaware that the device is also an excellent document reader — simply send an email with a document to a specific Amazon email address and it will appear on your e-reader. On Wednesday, Amazon […]
  • Time Warner Cable bets big on easy and secure Wi-Fi, rolling out Hotspot 2.0 networkwide

    16 April 2014, 3:14 pm by: Kevin Fitchard

    TWC has launched the first large-scale implementation of Hotspot 2.0, which will make public Wi-Fi networks behave like cellular networks. You log into the network once and you'll be instantly connected wherever you go.
  • Frontback finally brings selfies to Android

    16 April 2014, 3:02 pm by: Lauren Hockenson

    Selfie app Frontback — which allows users to take advantage of a phone’s front- and rear-facing cameras to switch together two-shot photos to share with friends – released its app for Android on Wednesday. The iPhone app has been around for a year and…
  • Google’s downloadable Android camera app gets bokeh with Lens Blur

    16 April 2014, 2:55 pm by: Kevin C. Tofel

    Refocusing camera images after taking the picture is becoming all the rage on mobile devices. Google must agree since it has a new downloadable Google Camera app with a Lens Blur feature.
  • Google’s Project Ara still has a long way to go before modular smartphones become a thing

    16 April 2014, 2:30 pm by: Kif Leswing

    Google will release a modular smartphone in January 2015, according the the leader of Project Ara, Paul Eremenko.
  • Mark Zuckerberg on the shift to mobile and the Great Unbundling of Facebook

    16 April 2014, 12:16 pm by: Mathew Ingram

    Mark Zuckerberg says his approach to mobile consists of breaking the monolithic Facebook app down into smaller, more discrete experiences -- ones that may look and feel nothing like the big blue app or main website, and may even allow for different identities
  • New Volvos will get AT&T connectivity starting this summer

    16 April 2014, 11:56 am by: Kevin Fitchard

    Volvo has struck a deal with AT&T to embed wireless connectivity into its model year 2015 vehicles. AT&T will provide the internet link for Volvo's new Sensus infotainment system and its telematics services.

GigaOm Actions

The mobile technology news aggregator. Delivering the latest mobile tech headlines from the web's best sources.

Follow all the days smartphone, tablet and mobile computing news in one place.

This page provides an easy way to scan, read and share the latest articles at GigaOm.

Free MobilityBeat App for iOS
Get the App MobilityBeat App