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View sample issues.</div><p><a href="http://mobiledevdesign.com/newsletters/signup" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fri, 10 Oct 2014 16:52:55 +0000 11211 at http://mobiledevdesign.com Mobile Design & Development Subscription Center http://mobiledevdesign.com/subscribe <div class="node-body page-body">Mobile Design & Development online is part of the powerhouse Design Engineering & Source Group, where technology comes first. Our content contributors are some of the top engineers in their fields who regularly contribute to Electronic Design and Microwaves & RF magazines.</div><p><a href="http://mobiledevdesign.com/subscribe" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wed, 17 Jul 2013 00:33:30 +0000 11182 at http://mobiledevdesign.com About Us http://mobiledevdesign.com/about <div class="node-body page-body"><p> <strong>Mobile Dev &amp; Design</strong> (<strong>MD&amp;D</strong>) is the leading source for news, tutorials and reviews for mobile handset and Internet device designers. <em>MD&amp;D</em> offers unique content focused on new applications and design across the mobile development ecosystem. It also provides content that drills deep into technology while illuminating how new applications and functionalities affect interdependent functions along the mobile continuum.</p></div><p><a href="http://mobiledevdesign.com/about" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Tue, 16 Jul 2013 02:08:27 +0000 11142 at http://mobiledevdesign.com Company Directory http://mobiledevdesign.com/company-directory <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-images"> </fieldset> <div class="node-body curated_topic-body"><p> Find information and articles about companies in the mobile handset and Internet device design industry.</p> </div> <div class="field-desc"> <p> Find information and articles about companies in the mobile handset and Internet device design industry.</p> </div> Tue, 16 Jul 2013 01:55:41 +0000 11122 at http://mobiledevdesign.com Opera Launches Beta Version Of Android Browser http://mobiledevdesign.com/news/opera-launches-beta-version-android-browser <div class="field-byline"> MD&amp;D News Staff </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Opera for Android is now available in a beta version, including new and updated Discover, Speed Dial, Off-Road, History, and other features.</div> <p><a href="http://mobiledevdesign.com/news/opera-launches-beta-version-android-browser" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mobiledevdesign.com/news/opera-launches-beta-version-android-browser#comments News Android Beta browser Launches mobiledevdesign.com/software_news of Opera Version Wed, 06 Mar 2013 18:49:00 +0000 4667 at http://mobiledevdesign.com Incremental Improvements Define The 2012 Mobile World Congress http://mobiledevdesign.com/learning-resources/incremental-improvements-define-2012-mobile-world-congress <div class="field-byline"> Louis E. Frenzel, Editor in Chief </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The usual players all showed up at this year’s Mobile World Congress in Barcelona with lots of improved devices, but no real game-changing breakthroughs.</div> <p><a href="http://mobiledevdesign.com/learning-resources/incremental-improvements-define-2012-mobile-world-congress" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mobiledevdesign.com/learning-resources/incremental-improvements-define-2012-mobile-world-congress#comments Learning Resources Tue, 05 Mar 2013 19:32:00 +0000 6313 at http://mobiledevdesign.com MEMS Microphone Market Tops 2 Billion Units http://mobiledevdesign.com/news/mems-microphone-market-tops-2-billion-units <div class="field-byline"> MD&amp;D News Staff </div> <div class="node-body article-body">MEMS microphone shipments totaled 2.05 billion units in 2012, up 57% from 2011’s 1.3 billion total.</div> <p><a href="http://mobiledevdesign.com/news/mems-microphone-market-tops-2-billion-units" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mobiledevdesign.com/news/mems-microphone-market-tops-2-billion-units#comments News 2 Billion market MEMS Microphone mobiledevdesign.com/hardware_news Tops units Mon, 04 Mar 2013 16:16:00 +0000 7337 at http://mobiledevdesign.com M2M Gateway Integrates LAN-To-WWAN Routing And GPS Functionality http://mobiledevdesign.com/technologies/m2m-gateway-integrates-lan-wwan-routing-and-gps-functionality <div class="field-byline"> MD&amp;D News Staff </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The CG0192-11897 CloudGate M2M communications gateway from Option provides competitively priced LAN to WWAN routing and GPS functionality in a single SKU that uses the Option Gobi3000 multi-mode module.</div> <p><a href="http://mobiledevdesign.com/technologies/m2m-gateway-integrates-lan-wwan-routing-and-gps-functionality" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mobiledevdesign.com/technologies/m2m-gateway-integrates-lan-wwan-routing-and-gps-functionality#comments Technologies Mon, 04 Mar 2013 15:57:00 +0000 4291 at http://mobiledevdesign.com Tizen Association Ramps Up New Mobile Platform http://mobiledevdesign.com/technologies/tizen-association-ramps-new-mobile-platform <div class="field-byline"> MD&amp;D News Staff </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Android, iOS, and other mobile platforms soon will have new competition as the Tizen Association recently met to discuss the open-source, standards-based software platform’s recent progress and future.</div> <p><a href="http://mobiledevdesign.com/technologies/tizen-association-ramps-new-mobile-platform" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mobiledevdesign.com/technologies/tizen-association-ramps-new-mobile-platform#comments Technologies Association mobile mobiledevdesign.com/software_design new platform Ramps Tizen Up Fri, 01 Mar 2013 13:41:00 +0000 5703 at http://mobiledevdesign.com PC Scopes Boast USB 3.0 Connectivity http://mobiledevdesign.com/test-amp-measurement/pc-scopes-boast-usb-30-connectivity <div class="field-byline"> MD&amp;D News Staff </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The PicoScope 3207A and 3207B from Saelig are the first PC oscilloscopes on the market to include a USB 3.0 interface, supporting much higher data transfer rates and larger data stream captures.</div> <p><a href="http://mobiledevdesign.com/test-amp-measurement/pc-scopes-boast-usb-30-connectivity" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mobiledevdesign.com/test-amp-measurement/pc-scopes-boast-usb-30-connectivity#comments Test & Measurement 3.0 3207A 3207B And Boast Connectivity mobiledevdesign.com/test_time PC Saelig Scopes USB Wed, 27 Feb 2013 21:12:00 +0000 4930 at http://mobiledevdesign.com Dual-Mode HD VoLTE Demonstrated http://mobiledevdesign.com/news/dual-mode-hd-volte-demonstrated <div class="field-byline"> MD&amp;D News Staff </div> <div class="node-body article-body">ST-Ericsson and Ericsson demonstrated the world’s first dual-mode HD VoLTE connection between LTE FDD and LTE TDD (TD-LTE) with China Mobile on Tuesday, February 26 at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.</div> <p><a href="http://mobiledevdesign.com/news/dual-mode-hd-volte-demonstrated" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mobiledevdesign.com/news/dual-mode-hd-volte-demonstrated#comments News Demonstrates Dual-Mode HD mobiledevdesign.com/hardware_news ST-Ericsson VoLTE Wed, 27 Feb 2013 17:05:00 +0000 7870 at http://mobiledevdesign.com Software Optimizes VoLTE And RCS Services http://mobiledevdesign.com/technologies/software-optimizes-volte-and-rcs-services <div class="field-byline"> MD&amp;D News Staff </div> <div class="node-body article-body">D2 Technologies now offers a downloadable version of its mCUE 4G IMS software client for VoLTE and RCS/joyn. The company also has commercialized its vPort 4G+ mCUE 4G VoLTE engine module for integration directly in LTE modem ICs.</div> <p><a href="http://mobiledevdesign.com/technologies/software-optimizes-volte-and-rcs-services" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mobiledevdesign.com/technologies/software-optimizes-volte-and-rcs-services#comments Technologies And mobiledevdesign.com/software_design Optimizes RCS services Software VoLTE Wed, 27 Feb 2013 16:43:00 +0000 5524 at http://mobiledevdesign.com Spammers Launch 350k Mobile Variants In 2012 http://mobiledevdesign.com/news/spammers-launch-350k-mobile-variants-2012 <div class="field-byline"> MD&amp;D News Staff </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Mobile spam attacks are growing in number and sophistication, with more than 53,000 unique variants in December 2012 alone.</div> <p><a href="http://mobiledevdesign.com/news/spammers-launch-350k-mobile-variants-2012" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mobiledevdesign.com/news/spammers-launch-350k-mobile-variants-2012#comments News 2012 350k in Launch mobile mobiledevdesign.com/software_news Spammers Variants Tue, 26 Feb 2013 15:34:00 +0000 7780 at http://mobiledevdesign.com Peregrine Semiconductor DTCs Target 4G LTE Antenna Tuning http://mobiledevdesign.com/technologies/peregrine-semiconductor-dtcs-target-4g-lte-antenna-tuning <div class="field-byline"> MD&amp;D News Staff </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Six devices designed for antenna tuning in 4G LTE smart phones have joined the DuNE digitally tunable capacitor (DTC) line from Peregrine Semiconductor.</div> <p><a href="http://mobiledevdesign.com/technologies/peregrine-semiconductor-dtcs-target-4g-lte-antenna-tuning" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mobiledevdesign.com/technologies/peregrine-semiconductor-dtcs-target-4g-lte-antenna-tuning#comments Technologies 4G antenna DTCs LTE mobiledevdesign.com/hardware_design Peregrine Semiconductor Target Tuning Tue, 26 Feb 2013 15:22:00 +0000 6760 at http://mobiledevdesign.com RCS Platform Gives OTT Functionality Back To Operators http://mobiledevdesign.com/learning-resources/rcs-platform-gives-ott-functionality-back-operators <div class="field-byline"> Saraj Mudigonda, Imagination Technologies USA </div> <div class="node-body article-body">As demand for over-the-top (OTT) services has increased, operators have developed their own OTT system—the Rich Communication Suite (RCS).</div> <p><a href="http://mobiledevdesign.com/learning-resources/rcs-platform-gives-ott-functionality-back-operators" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mobiledevdesign.com/learning-resources/rcs-platform-gives-ott-functionality-back-operators#comments Learning Resources Mon, 25 Feb 2013 15:12:00 +0000 8142 at http://mobiledevdesign.com Front-End Solution Enables Single, Global LTE Designs http://mobiledevdesign.com/technologies/front-end-solution-enables-single-global-lte-designs <div class="field-byline"> MD&amp;D News Staff </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The Qualcomm RF360 front-end solution addresses cellular radio frequency band fragmentation and enables a single, global 4G LTE design for mobile devices that supports all seven cellular modes.</div> <p><a href="http://mobiledevdesign.com/technologies/front-end-solution-enables-single-global-lte-designs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mobiledevdesign.com/technologies/front-end-solution-enables-single-global-lte-designs#comments Technologies Global LTE Designs mobiledevdesign.com/hardware_design Qualcomm RF360 Front-End Solution Enables Single Mon, 25 Feb 2013 14:33:00 +0000 7099 at http://mobiledevdesign.com FCC Report & Order Promotes Signal Boosters http://mobiledevdesign.com/standards/fcc-report-order-promotes-signal-boosters <div class="field-byline"> MD&amp;D News Staff </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A recent report and order from the Federal Communications Commission aims to promote the use of commercial and industrial signal boosters to improve wireless coverage without increasing interference.</div> <p><a href="http://mobiledevdesign.com/standards/fcc-report-order-promotes-signal-boosters" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mobiledevdesign.com/standards/fcc-report-order-promotes-signal-boosters#comments Standards & Boosters FCC mobiledevdesign.com/standards_regulations order Promotes report signal Fri, 22 Feb 2013 15:07:00 +0000 9354 at http://mobiledevdesign.com LTE/3G MIMO RF Transceiver Targets Small Cells http://mobiledevdesign.com/technologies/lte3g-mimo-rf-transceiver-targets-small-cells <div class="field-byline"> Lou Frenzel, Communications Editor </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The small cell is the next big thing in cellular infrastructure. Maxim Integrated’s MAX2580 RF transceiver implements these picocells and femtocells.</div> <p><a href="http://mobiledevdesign.com/technologies/lte3g-mimo-rf-transceiver-targets-small-cells" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mobiledevdesign.com/technologies/lte3g-mimo-rf-transceiver-targets-small-cells#comments Technologies Cells integrated LTE/3G MAX2580 Maxim MIMO mobiledevdesign.com/hardware_design RF Small Targets transceiver Wed, 20 Feb 2013 15:23:00 +0000 6621 at http://mobiledevdesign.com Emerging Touchscreen Technologies Stimulate Mobile Innovation http://mobiledevdesign.com/learning-resources/emerging-touchscreen-technologies-stimulate-mobile-innovation <div class="field-byline"> Rahul Gupta, Cambrios Technologies </div> <div class="node-body article-body">New technologies will replace glass-based touch sensors and indium tin oxide (ITO) in mobile devices to improve performance and reduce costs.</div> <p><a href="http://mobiledevdesign.com/learning-resources/emerging-touchscreen-technologies-stimulate-mobile-innovation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mobiledevdesign.com/learning-resources/emerging-touchscreen-technologies-stimulate-mobile-innovation#comments Learning Resources Tue, 19 Feb 2013 20:47:00 +0000 7372 at http://mobiledevdesign.com Automated Testing System Reaches From Field To Lab http://mobiledevdesign.com/test-amp-measurement/automated-testing-system-reaches-field-lab <div class="field-byline"> MD&amp;D News Staff </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The Azimuth Systems Device Automation & Control (DAC) system provides a common tool set and methodology across test environments, addressing the requirements of both lab-based and field-based test organizations.</div> <p><a href="http://mobiledevdesign.com/test-amp-measurement/automated-testing-system-reaches-field-lab" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mobiledevdesign.com/test-amp-measurement/automated-testing-system-reaches-field-lab#comments Test & Measurement Automated Azimuth DAC field From Lab mobiledevdesign.com/test_time Reaches System testing To Tue, 19 Feb 2013 19:16:00 +0000 4991 at http://mobiledevdesign.com Envelope-Tracking Power-Amplifier Linearity Record Set Without DPD http://mobiledevdesign.com/news/envelope-tracking-power-amplifier-linearity-record-set-without-dpd <div class="field-byline"> MD&amp;D News Staff </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Nujira has used its Isogain technique to linearize an LTE handset RF PA in combination with its Coolteq ET power supply modulator to achieve an ACPR better than –50 dBc and 60% efficiency with an LTE waveform, all without DPD.</div> <p><a href="http://mobiledevdesign.com/news/envelope-tracking-power-amplifier-linearity-record-set-without-dpd" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mobiledevdesign.com/news/envelope-tracking-power-amplifier-linearity-record-set-without-dpd#comments News DPD Envelope-Tracking Linearity mobiledevdesign.com/hardware_news Nujira Power-Amplifier record Sets Without Fri, 15 Feb 2013 14:40:00 +0000 10322 at http://mobiledevdesign.com Don’t Succumb To Patent Fear http://mobiledevdesign.com/learning-resources/don-t-succumb-patent-fear <div class="field-byline"> Cheryl Milone, Esq., Article One Partners </div> <div class="node-body article-body">As non-practicing entities threaten innovation, the time has come for app developers to learn the game of patent litigation.</div> <p><a href="http://mobiledevdesign.com/learning-resources/don-t-succumb-patent-fear" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mobiledevdesign.com/learning-resources/don-t-succumb-patent-fear#comments Learning Resources Thu, 14 Feb 2013 17:58:00 +0000 7160 at http://mobiledevdesign.com MMMB ET Reference Design Suits 4G Smart-Phone RF Front Ends http://mobiledevdesign.com/technologies/mmmb-et-reference-design-suits-4g-smart-phone-rf-front-ends <div class="field-byline"> MD&amp;D News Staff </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Nujira’s Woodstock 16-band multimode, multiband (MMMB) envelope tracking (ET) reference design overcomes the energy efficiency and frequency band challenges faced by mobile operators and handset OEMs since the introduction of 4G.</div> <p><a href="http://mobiledevdesign.com/technologies/mmmb-et-reference-design-suits-4g-smart-phone-rf-front-ends" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mobiledevdesign.com/technologies/mmmb-et-reference-design-suits-4g-smart-phone-rf-front-ends#comments Technologies 4G Design Ends ET front MMMB mobiledevdesign.com/hardware_design Nujira reference RF Smart-Phone Suits Woodstock Mon, 11 Feb 2013 20:49:00 +0000 7268 at http://mobiledevdesign.com Market Analysts Remain Optimistic About BlackBerry’s Future http://mobiledevdesign.com/news/market-analysts-remain-optimistic-about-blackberry-s-future <div class="field-byline"> MD&amp;D News Staff </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The BlackBerry 10 mobile OS may be enough to separate the company’s Z10 and Q10 from the pack of Apple and Samsung smart phones, according to industry analysts.</div> <p><a href="http://mobiledevdesign.com/news/market-analysts-remain-optimistic-about-blackberry-s-future" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mobiledevdesign.com/news/market-analysts-remain-optimistic-about-blackberry-s-future#comments News About Analysts BlackBerry’s future market mobiledevdesign.com/software_news Optimistic Remain Mon, 11 Feb 2013 13:48:00 +0000 10415 at http://mobiledevdesign.com Vents Improve Small-Cell Basestation Reliability http://mobiledevdesign.com/technologies/vents-improve-small-cell-basestation-reliability <div class="field-byline"> MD&amp;D News Staff </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The PureWave Constellation family of LTE small-cell basestations, which delivers high-capacity wireless data service to as many as 256 simultaneous users, uses Gore Protective Vents for reliable performance in fluctuating operating environments.</div> <p><a href="http://mobiledevdesign.com/technologies/vents-improve-small-cell-basestation-reliability" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mobiledevdesign.com/technologies/vents-improve-small-cell-basestation-reliability#comments Technologies Basestation Constellation Gore Improve mobiledevdesign.com/hardware_design Protective PureWave reliability Small-Cell Vents Tue, 05 Feb 2013 20:13:00 +0000 4736 at http://mobiledevdesign.com Front-End Chip Boosts Battery Run Time In ARM Cortex A9 And A15 Designs http://mobiledevdesign.com/technologies/front-end-chip-boosts-battery-run-time-arm-cortex-a9-and-a15-designs <div class="field-byline"> MD&amp;D News Staff </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The Texas Instruments TPS65090 front-end power-management IC integrates all power-management functions and maximizes power efficiency to extend battery runtime in tablets and other portable electronics by 20%.</div> <p><a href="http://mobiledevdesign.com/technologies/front-end-chip-boosts-battery-run-time-arm-cortex-a9-and-a15-designs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mobiledevdesign.com/technologies/front-end-chip-boosts-battery-run-time-arm-cortex-a9-and-a15-designs#comments Technologies A15 A9 And ARM battery Boosts chip Cortex designs front-end in Instruments mobiledevdesign.com/hardware_design Run Texas time TPS65090 Mon, 04 Feb 2013 21:09:00 +0000 4728 at http://mobiledevdesign.com Microwave Backhaul Radios Meet The Evolving Traffic Challenge http://mobiledevdesign.com/learning-resources/microwave-backhaul-radios-meet-evolving-traffic-challenge <div class="field-byline"> Alan Solheim, DragonWave </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Innovative microwave backhaul radios can be used to solve the small-cell backhaul problem.</div> <p><a href="http://mobiledevdesign.com/learning-resources/microwave-backhaul-radios-meet-evolving-traffic-challenge" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mobiledevdesign.com/learning-resources/microwave-backhaul-radios-meet-evolving-traffic-challenge#comments Learning Resources Mon, 04 Feb 2013 14:39:00 +0000 7207 at http://mobiledevdesign.com RIM Reboots With New BlackBerry And New Name http://mobiledevdesign.com/learning-resources/rim-reboots-new-blackberry-and-new-name <div class="field-byline"> Louis E. Frenzel, Editor in Chief </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Research in Motion is getting a fresh start with a new name—BlackBerry—and two models designed to compete with Apple’s iPhone and Samsung’s Galaxy lines.</div> <p><a href="http://mobiledevdesign.com/learning-resources/rim-reboots-new-blackberry-and-new-name" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mobiledevdesign.com/learning-resources/rim-reboots-new-blackberry-and-new-name#comments Learning Resources And BlackBerry mobiledevdesign.com/tutorials name new Reboots RIM With Thu, 31 Jan 2013 19:00:00 +0000 4733 at http://mobiledevdesign.com Flexible Loop GPS/Glonass Antenna Boasts 80% Efficiency http://mobiledevdesign.com/technologies/flexible-loop-gpsglonass-antenna-boasts-80-efficiency <div class="field-byline"> MD&amp;D News Staff </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The FXP.611 Cloud flexible loop antenna from Taoglas USA outperforms most active patch antennas with 80% efficiency and 3-dBi peak gain across the GPS and Glonass bands (1575 to 1610 MHz).</div> <p><a href="http://mobiledevdesign.com/technologies/flexible-loop-gpsglonass-antenna-boasts-80-efficiency" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mobiledevdesign.com/technologies/flexible-loop-gpsglonass-antenna-boasts-80-efficiency#comments Technologies 80% antenna Boasts Cloud efficiency Flexible FXP.611 GPS/Glonass loop mobiledevdesign.com/hardware_design Taoglas Thu, 31 Jan 2013 14:53:00 +0000 5593 at http://mobiledevdesign.com iOS 6.1 Offers LTE Capabilities http://mobiledevdesign.com/news/ios-61-offers-lte-capabilities <div class="field-byline"> MD&amp;D News Staff </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Version 6.1 of Apple’s iOS operating system adds LTE capabilities to 36 additional iPhone carriers and 23 additional iPad carriers around the world.</div> <p><a href="http://mobiledevdesign.com/news/ios-61-offers-lte-capabilities" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mobiledevdesign.com/news/ios-61-offers-lte-capabilities#comments News 6.1 Apple capabilities iOS LTE mobiledevdesign.com/software_news Offers Tue, 29 Jan 2013 21:09:00 +0000 7904 at http://mobiledevdesign.com