An AT&T Wireless representative declined to comment. Nextel Communications was the first U.S. carrier to sell a Java phone, debuting a Motorola model 18 months ago. It has since sold 2.3 million Java phones and now offers 110 games and business applications for download, a Nextel representative said Friday. Sprint PCS recently began selling Java phones and software to download as part of its Sprint PCS Vision high-speed wireless Web plans. It now mainly sells games, such as next month's planned debut of a version of EA Sports' "Tiger Woods Golf.".
Java is software developed by Sun Microsystems that lets programs run on a number of computing devices without having to be rewritten for each one, For example, the Java version of a video game running on a Motorola cell phone with an ARM microprocessor could run just as well on a BlackBerry pager from Research In Motion olixar leather-style iphone x wallet stand case - brown with a different chip, AT&T Wireless will begin selling cell phones that download games or business applications using a version of Java software, sources say, The move by the nation's third-largest carrier follows similar decisions by competitors Sprint PCS and Nextel Communications, Java phones that can download software are seen as a way to create new revenue streams: Carriers can sell not only phones, but also games or applications such as those that let a phone access a corporate computer network..
CNET también está disponible en español. Don't show this again. Oh parked the car outside the cafe and fired up the network. Because the vehicle was close enough to the shop, laptop users inside the Starbucks--which charges up to $2.50 for 15 minutes of access--could use his free network. "A couple of people logged on," he said. Supporters of free Web access were among the first to set up the 300-foot zones of wireless access that Wi-Fi created in the mid 1990s, primarily in large cities like New York.
Companies such as T-Mobile and EarthLink founder Sky Dayton's Boingo Wireless began selling access to their own Wi-Fi networks about two years ago, They charge for monthly, weekly or daily access, But why pay for it, Oh said, when it's readily available elsewhere for free?, "I'm trying to prove a point by poking a hole in their business model," Oh said, olixar leather-style iphone x wallet stand case - brown "Maybe it's the store next door to Starbucks providing the free access, The point is there'd be nothing Starbucks could do about it.", A Starbucks representative could not be reached Friday for comment, A representative at Wireless carrier T-Mobile, which supplies Starbucks with the access, declined to comment..
The war car uses a new technology developed by Oh and others at Tech Superpower, a Boston-based consultant specializing in products made by Apple Computer. The car is fed broadband Internet access that arrives wirelessly from Tech Superpowers' offices, coming via an access point--which creates the wireless zones--sitting on top of the car's roof, Oh said. The car can roam about 1,500 feet from the offices' antenna. Normally, Wi-Fi access points need to be connected to the Internet, whether using a DSL (digital subscriber line) or cable modem; and most are plugged in using wires.