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Alcatel-Lucent says video is next big thing

Alcatel-Lucent boss Ben Verwaayen predicts that video will be the next battleground for telecoms players and it will change the way people communicate in the future. “The next is video and we better get used to it. We will then have (full) integration of television and telecoms,” he said in an interview with StarBiz. Voice remained important but for the ...

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YTL-Sezmi hybrid TV to only available end next year

YTL Communications Sdn Bhd on Monday signed an agreement with Sezmi Corporation. The agreement allows YTL to offer hybrid TV service in Malaysia. (Wing K Lee, CEO of YTL Comms (left), exchanging the MoU with Buno Pati, CEO of Sezmi (second from right). Withnessing the exchange is Tan Sri Dr Francis Yeon (second from left), Dato’ Seri Mustapha Mohamed, Minister ...

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FaceTime over 3G on iPhone and Android

Enjoy FaceTime? Sadly it is only available over WiFi on iPhone4. But thanks to Tango(not Tango dance), you can now FaceTime over 3G on iPhone(3GS & 4) and also Android. Features of Tango: Free video calling to your friends and family around the world, wherever you are Call between iPhone and Android phones on 3G, 4G and Wi-Fi Populates Tango ...

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YTL WiMAX to offer web TV

The yet to be launched YTL WiMAX is set to sign up with US-based Sezmi Corporation to offer web TV service . In the US, Sezmi is available in 2 montly packages: $4.99(RM16) & $19.99(RM62). Some of the channels offered on Sezmi include Youtube, video on demand, ABC, CBS, FOX, NBC and more.

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Fring on Android, now available

Fring is now available on Android. Fring is a free mobile app that allows users make free mobile calls, video calls, live chat & more. It supports MSN Messenger, GoogleTalk, AIM, ICQ, Facebook & Twitter.

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Maxis 1Store offers 1200 Symbian and Java apps

As I posted before, Maxis launched the 1Store yesterday. The first Malaysia app store offers content for over 100 different types of mobile devices(Java and Symbian platform). (L to R) T. Kugan and Navin Wathan of Maxis showing the Maxis 1Store interface on the Maxis WAP Portal The are apps from games, general entertainment, tools and utilities, productivity, finance, travel ...

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Maxis 1Store- 1st Malaysia App Store

Remember the Maxis 1Store? According to Maxis, the 1Store allows customers to explore and purchase content and applications that are downloadable to their mobile devices while developers are provided with an easy-to-use platform and tools for application development for local and global markets. Maxis will officially open the 1Store to the public tomorrow but sadly it will only be available ...

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Twitter mobile users up 62%, since April

The number of Twitter users accessing the service via mobile has spiked 62 percent since mid-April, thanks to the release of official Twitter applications for iPhone, Android and BlackBerry phones. During this time frame, the number of users who signed up for Twitter account on a mobile phone has increase to 16 percent, up from 5 percent. Twitter claims that ...

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YouTube Mobile gets an upgrade

Google announced that its YouTube Mobile page has been upgraded and now loads faster. The upgraded site has been available in the US since last month but it is now available worldwide. The mobile YoutTube site is optimised for Apple’s iPad tablet and recently added support for the iPod Touch iOS version 2. Google says that mobile users with slow ...

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Keep your Blackberry safe with BlackBerry Protect

Research In Motion(RIM) recently announced a new application called BlackBerry Protect that allows you to control, locate and protect your phone, remotely. The security application which is still in Beta until later this year gives access to a Blackberry user to remotely control their device, via the Blackberry Protect web portal.

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Facebook Mobile has 150 million users

Out of 500 million Facebook users on the web, about 150 million are on mobile. There were only 100 million Facebook Mobile users in April 2010.

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Opera Mini 5.1 out now, for S40 devices

Opera has released Mini 5.1 which brings better memory management, new optimized skin with support for multiple pages and overall performance improvement.

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Major SMS scam ring busted

Federal police have busted a major SMS scam ring that has been duping people using big corporation names since 2006 with the arrest of 26 people at two premises in Tawau, Sabah, last week. Federal Commercial Crime Investigation Department director Datuk Koh Hong Sun, said the syndicate was believed to be responsible for 2,656 cases nationwide with losses amounting to ...

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Contents should be across different networks, platform

Traditional minded, dumb pipe— these are some of the common terms referred to the mobile operators. Regardless of what the mobile operators think about the topic, I believe contents should be shared across different networks, platforms. A content is a content, and thanks to the power of Internet today it should be accessible to any consumers out there (using SMS, ...

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Windows Mobile 6.5 gets Office Mobile 2010 for free

Microsoft has released the new Windows Office Mobile 2010 and announced that Windows Mobile 6.5 users can get a free upgrade by visiting the Windows Phone Marketplace. People using Office Mobile 2010 can perform lightweight editing of Office documents and take notes on the go. With Office Mobile(Word, PowerPoint, Excel & OneNote), people can work with Office documents stored on ...

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