Obviously I feel a huge wireless broadband Internet enable network would be a GREAT thing for education and educational content providers in general... but what would the initial Google enable wireless communication device look like and cost?
(Via wired.com) -- http://tinyurl.com/ytupna
Rumor: Google Phone Will Be Linux-Powered, GPS-Loaded and Cheap
Added by Rich White on August 28, 2007 at 12:42pm —
Google ready to invade telco turf, bid on 700MHz spectrum.
Because the 700MHz has such desirable spectrum propagation characteristics, it's also much cheaper and easier to roll out a network with excellent coverage than it is to do so with higher-frequency technology. Making broadband access cheap and affordable means more people come online, and more people are able to make use of Internet services-exactly the sort of thing Google…
Wow... who would have though even 1 year ago Microsoft would even consider moving towards open source software? A few years ago I blogged fairly regularly about open source and how schools could embrace it http://www.greenbush.org/labs/opensrc -- here is the Microsoft opensource web site.… Continue
Added by Rich White on August 11, 2007 at 11:16am —
"It feels like the early days of the Internet," says Steve Prentice, a vice-president at Gartner Research (IT ). Gartner estimates that by 2011, 80% of Internet users and major companies will have avatars, or digital replicas of themselves, for online work and play.
As posted on July 22nd here .. and now being reports by almost every tech news site online [WSJ Story | New Scientist] yesterday the FCC did in fact "vote to shake up the US wireless market on Tuesday by approving rules for a big… Continue
Added by Rich White on August 1, 2007 at 10:05am —