MIT researchers give the white cane used by the visually impaired a high-tech update

The iconic white cane has served as a touchstone that provides empowerment and mobility for generations of visually impaired people.

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Pay TV's Newest Innovation: Giving Users Control


With the launch of Stream Saver, AT&T Mobility has given users control over their streaming video quality. Stream Saver is similar to Sprint’s video optimization and T-Mobile’s Binge-On plans. Now, the only major carrier not offering a video optimization service is Verizon Wireless. Stream Saver lets users choose. They can use it or not depending on their particular circumstances. Stream Saver allows faster downloads. Quality of the video streaming is fine, especially for small screens like smartphones, tablets and laptops.

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Toyota developing wearable device to help blind and visually impaired people

Toyota is developing innovative technology to improve mobility and independence for blind and visually impaired people.

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Karma Serves Up $50 All-You-Can-Eat Data Plan


Karma Mobility last week unveiled Neverstop, an all-you-can-eat data plan for its mobile hotspot. There are no data caps, and the service, which runs on Sprint’s 4G LTE network, is available in more than 450 cities in the United States. For $50 a month, customers get unlimited data minutes at speeds of up to 5 Mbps for both downloads and uploads. When LTE isn’t available, the hotspot runs at CDMA speeds. Download speed then is 0.6 to 1.4 Mbps, maxing out at 3.1 Mbps; upload speeds range from 0.35 to 5 Mbps.

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Is this how we'll get around in the future?

Take a look at the most outlandish designs for personal mobility vehicles.


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BlackBerry spends $425M on secure iOS solutions provider Good Technology

BlackBerry on Friday announced the acquisition of mobility services firm Good Technology in what appears to be an attempt at protecting its position in secure mobile enterprise solutions before declining into complete irrelevancy.

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Wireless Performance Studies and You


It appears both AT&T Mobility and Sprint deserve congratulations on their great performances, based on two just-released studies on the wireless wars. J.D. Power and RootMetrics revealed some interesting and surprising new information on this changing marketplace. For the fifth time, AT&T won first place with J.D. Power. For its part, Sprint showed significant performance improvement over the last year. That is the kind of information customers use to determine the best network and service. The good news is that every carrier improved over the last year — the two studies rank leadership.

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Study: Apple's lead in enterprise mobility threatened as tablet share plummets

Apple’s dominance in the enterprise mobility marketplace waned during the second quarter on a precipitous drop in tablet marketshare, the balance of which went to devices running Android and Windows, according to mobility solutions firm Good Technology.

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AT&T Spreads Rollover Data Cheer to GoPhone


AT&T Mobility introduced Rollover Data early this year. The offering is very similar to its successful Rollover Minutes for voice calls, which it began offering a few years ago. The question is, will it be just as successful for data? It looks like the answer is yes, as it is now expanding the perk to GoPhone. GoPhone is an AT&T Mobility prepaid brand. Prepaid is a rapidly growing wireless segment, and AT&T is determined to be a winner. That’s why it has several unique brands, like GoPhone and Cricket, under its master AT&T brand.

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No More Wireless Mergers? No Problem


Big news: The new wireless world in the United States, which has been led by AT&T Mobility, Verizon Wireless, Sprint and T-Mobile, will stay exactly the same. That’s right — Iliad no longer is interested in T-Mobile. There will be no changes — for now, anyway. So can we finally forget about all the merger distractions and focus on competing again? Please! There has been so much merger distraction over the last year or two surrounding the U.S. wireless marketplace that not enough attention has been paid to actual innovation and growth.

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AT&T Will Fork Over $80M for Mobile Cramming


AT&T Mobility will pay $80 million for refunds to consumers who were unlawfully billed for unauthorized third-party charges in a practice known as “mobile cramming,” the Federal Trade Commission announced on Wednesday. AT&T billed customers for hundreds of millions of dollars in subscription charges — typically in increments of $9.99 per month — levied by other companies for ringtones and text messages containing love tips, horoscopes and assorted “fun facts,” the FTC alleged. Further, AT&T kept at least 35 percent of those fees.

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Apple, IBM Bond Over Big Business


Apple and IBM have teamed up on enterprise mobility in an exclusive partnership that will create iPhone and iPad business apps incorporating IBM’s Big Data and analytics capabilities. “Mobility has been very much a catch-as-catch-can solution in most businesses,” noted Yankee Group Research Vice President Carl Howe, with enterprises having to consider a variety of device manufacturers, carriers and third-party IT service providers. The alliance “provides a complete solution for the enterprise,” he said.

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