toggle

AAPL Stock: 116.47 ( + 0.16 )

Printed from http://www.macnn.com

QuickTime at \"core\" of mobile networks, not handsets

updated 11:20 pm EDT, Tue October 26, 2004

QuickTime on cell networks

Apple's QuickTime won't likely be used on mobile phones in the near phone, despite pushes its competitors to have players installed on mobile handseets, according to CNET News.com: "While Apple competitors Microsoft and Real prefer to attack the burgeoning market for cell phone entertainment by having handset makers embed their media players directly into phones, Apple doesn't see the need, Cassanova said. Major cell phone carriers Verizon Wireless, Sprint, and Japan's NTT DoCoMo and KDDI that manage media for photo e-mailing and other new services. In a way, Apple's found its way into the core of cell phone carriers without having to build a single handset, primarily by selling servers to manage media on a cell phone operator's network..."




by MacNN Staff

POST TOOLS:

TAGS :

toggle

Comments

  1. tliszt

    Joined: Dec 1969

    0

    Typo

    Don't you mean "near FUTURE" rather than near phone?

    Oh...and yes, GO APPLE!

  1. Nostromo

    Joined: Dec 1969

    0

    Use English much?

    "Apple's QuickTime won't likely be used on mobile phones in the near phone, despite pushes its competitors to have players installed on mobile handseets"

    This sentence is incomprehensible. It sounds like one of those half-assed Japanese to English translations you see on the web.

    Doesn't anyone PROOFREAD this stuff before they post it? C'mon...

  1. koolkid1976

    Joined: Dec 1969

    0

    So is that good or bad?

    Is it better to be only at the core? Is being in the handsets better? And should Apple be pushing to be in both?

Login Here

Not a member of the MacNN forums? Register now for free.

toggle

Network Headlines

toggle

Most Popular

MacNN Sponsor

Recent Reviews

Plantronics BackBeat Pro Bluetooth headphones

Looking for a pair of headphones that can do everything a user requires is a task that can take some study. Trying to decide on in-ear ...

MaxUpgrades 512GB Retina MacBook Pro SSD

Apple's Retina line of MacBook Pro notebooks have been impressive, right from their debut in 2012. Thinner than the previous model, t ...

Lemur BlueDriver

"Oh no, the check engine light is on…again! What one of the hundreds of reasons could it be this time? Probably going to cost a for ...

toggle

Most Commented