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wap

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Linksys WAP

The WAP54G offers a significant speed improvement, making it a good buy for offices looking to upgrade existing 802.11b networks.

By January 16, 2003

3 stars Editors' rating January 16, 2003
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Photobucket boosts sharing features, mobile site

Photo site improves its sharing tools by partnering with Gigya. It's also revamped its slide show publishing and mobile site for WAP phones.

By March 11, 2009

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FreeMobile411 launches on 4/11. Ha.

The free WAP site produces listings information, directions, and maps from any cell phone.

By April 4, 2008

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MySpace Mobile Web beta now free, but with a catch

The WAP version of MySpace Mobile Web is currently in beta, and ads are coming soon. CNET editor Jessica Dolcourt checks it out on her phone.

By September 28, 2007

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Twitter gets a mobile-friendly Web site

30boxes has hacked together a nice WAP browser for Twitter feeds.

By March 11, 2007

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WAP technology a retro hit in U.K.

Mobile phone users are driving a renaissance for the wireless protocol from the 1990s, thanks to better handsets and custom ring tones, according to new figures.

By January 8, 2004

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WAP mail access for .Mac users; The great Internet tax debate; more

WAP mail access for .Mac users; The great Internet tax debate; more

By February 18, 2003

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Opera to wrap WAP into browser

Opera Software says it will support the recently released WAP (Wireless Application Protocol) 2.0 standard in future versions of its browser. WAP 2.0, unveiled Aug. 1 by the WAP Forum, integrates technologies native to the Web, including XHTML (Extensible Hypertext Markup Language) and CSS (Cascading Style Sheets). Opera's pledge comes as browser makers angle to provide software that can surf the Web via mobile computing devices such as cell phones and handhelds. Early in the summer, the U.K.-based mobile software unit of Psion selected Opera as the browser for its handsets. The agreement came shortly after Opera took the wraps off its deal to supply IBM with small browsers. One new competitor to Opera is Bitstream's ThunderHawk software. In addition, Mozilla.org, funded by AOL Time Warner's Netscape unit, has ascribed repeated delays in its development to work on microbrowsing capacities.

By September 5, 2001

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WAP 2.0 makes debut

A new version of the Wireless Application Protocol (WAP) has been released for public review, according to the WAP Forum. Among other things, the latest version of WAP supports "WAP push," which allows a wireless device user to receive news alerts without being asked, as well as other services. On Wednesday, three of the world's top four handset makers--Nokia, Ericsson and Motorola--said they plan to support the latest version in their next generations of handsets. WAP is a software language used to help mobile devices interact with the Internet.

By August 2, 2001

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Studies give wireless standard WAP a slap

Some cell phones are so hard to use that most people are abandoning the fancy features such as e-mail, according to two studies that put the blame on WAP.

By May 24, 2001