Wednesday´s News Bits

Wednesday´s News Bits
  • Clearwire are to embark on 4G on 1 September 2009. It´s less than a month until the CLEAR 4G becomes finally available to the wide public, initially in 10 local markets - Boise, Idaho; Bellingham, Washington and 8 cities throughout Texas. The service utilizes WiMAX and is similar to Wi-Fi, but covers larger areas. (source: BusinessWire)

  • Perfect Acumen ends up with its access to App Store suspended. Khalid Shaikh and his team of 26 have released more than 943 apps in less than 9 months, most of them, pretty useless in our view. That didn´t prevent them from raking in some serious cash, because Perfect Acumen is or was until recently, the third largest developer rolling out software on App Store. The question is why Apple did that with such a serious delay. Sound off your opinion in the comments below. (source: MobileCrunch)

  • iGO My way 2009 is now available on App Store. The navigational software delivers beautifual maps, 3D images of different landmarks and is updated quite often. The European map pack costs $120 and you will have to shell out $80 for the American version of the app. (source: GSMDome)

  • BlackBerry Storm 9990 – a new name for the Storm 2 or something that tips us off about the Storm 3? A picture has ben leaked on the Internet that shows a RIM made device with designation BlackBerry 9990, running OS version 5.7. There are too many questions surrounding the mysterious device that are still without an answer - is this a new handset or perhaps a sample unit to test the software or simply a fake picture? (source: CrackBerry)

  • Mac users can now use Ovi Files. Ovi Files Macintosh Connector allows access to files stored on Mac computers running OS X 10.5 (Leopard), connected to a cell phone or simply over the Internet. (source: Ovi Blog)

FCC OKs Cingular\'s purchase of AT&T Wireless