Spring

  • David Tisch’s Stealthy Mobile Commerce Product, Spring, Closes $7.5M Series A

    David Tisch’s Stealthy Mobile Commerce Product, Spring, Closes $7.5M Series A

    David Tisch has been quietly working on a project called Jello Labs for over a year. He hasn’t said much about what the product will be, other than that it involves mobile commerce. However, today we can shed a bit more light on the super stealth project. For one, the product is actually called Spring, with Jello Labs being more of a company name or a placeholder name. Read More

  • SoftBank's complete 17 cell phone winter line-up (photo gallery)

    SoftBank's complete 17 cell phone winter line-up (photo gallery)

    KDDI did it as early as last month, and today it was NTT Docomo’s and SoftBank’s turn to unveil their line-ups of new cell phones for the Japanese market. Here are all of SoftBank’s 17 future models [JP], which will be sold in Japan from this fall through spring 2010. Read More

  • NEC Japan presents LaVie notebook spring lineup

    NEC Japan presents LaVie notebook spring lineup

    NEC Japan today unveiled its lineup of LaVie notebooks for spring 2009 [JP]. The company introduced a total of three new models that will be available in Nippon as early as Thursday (no announcements regarding a possible release abroad have been made). Read More

  • Happy Spring

    Happy Spring

    We’re taking a half-day today out of deference to religious tradition and simply because we’re all really sleepy and cold here in the northeast. Have a great long weekend and blessed whatever you celebrate. Read More

  • New Service from Sprint Helps You Lie

    New Service from Sprint Helps You Lie

    Cellphones are a bridge between one human and all of his or her fellow humans. Fortunately, it’s a drawbridge, and one can raise it to keep certain people at bay. Sometimes, though, you’re in a situation that calls for a quick out, a need to escape with a convenient excuse. Sprint knows this, and has a solution: MobileFaker. MobileFaker (MF for short) is a collection of services… Read More

  • W531 Dual-Class Phone Makes Its Way to Sprint

    GSM is used by most of the world as a standard for cellular communications. Sprint and Verizon have traditionally poo-pooed the idea of being compatible. After all, the phones are locked to the provider’s network, so who cares? Sprint does, it seems. It’s prepping Samsung’s W531. It’s a CDMA phone with a GSM SIM slot, a dual-class badboy, like a half-mage/half-paladin. Read More