This Palo Alto startup offers sports scores and stats, stock quotes,
flight information, price comparisons, Wi-Fi hotspot locations, and even
package tracking, all via basic text messaging.
Check your Gmail with your
phone, search the Web, or look up local businesses.
A Cambridge, Mass.-based startup, JumpTap was chosen in September to be
Alltel’s search partner.
Find your friends fast. That’s the premise and promise of this
Palo Alto startup that relies on phones with GPS devices.
Verizon Wireless chose this
Seattle-based search provider to help users find games, ringtones, and
Promptu’s Spoken Search lets users find ringtones, songs, games,
and other content just by asking for it out loud.
A provider of voice and text-based mobile search based in San
No more triple-tapping your
keypad. That’s the promise of VoiceBox’s conversational
Yahoo! Mobile Search
Search the Web or use SMS
to find local listings and other info.
With a reported $100 million in funding, MobiTV promises live television
Sprint recently launched a pay-per-view streaming movie service, the
first of its kind in the U.S., powered by Palo Alto-based mSpot.
Eyeka fosters a community of users sharing their photos online and on
their mobile phones.
AT&T Remote Monitor
For a one-time charge of $99 and
$9.95 a month, subscribers can monitor their homes, receive security
alerts, and even turn lights on or off.
Connect to your PC, including applications such as Outlook and Skype,
using your cellphone’s Web browser.
company develops wireless health monitoring systems for a number of
American Telemedicine Association
This organization promotes medical
care that uses telecommunications technology.
has come out with a diabetes-monitoring phone with a built-in glucose
This upstart, based in
Watertown, Mass., lets consumers pay for purchases using their mobile
handset—and facilitates rewards marketing programs.
“Use any mobile phone to get, send, or spend money.” Obopay
even allows users to send money to friends.
The Near Field Communication Forum
This non-profit industry
association supports a standard that will be key to the development of