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  • "Built using award-winning animation software from Smith Micro, the new [Avatars] service, available to Sprint, Boost Mobile and Virgin Mobile USA customers with select Android smartphones and Visual Voicemail, offers a wide range of content from world-renowned digital artists, allowing users to express themselves through multiple personas."

    Sprint Adds ‘Character’ to Visual Voicemail with Avatars

  • "The typical tablet uses roughly 3.4 times more data traffic than a smartphone, and many employees are now accessing corporate networks on 3.5 devices simultaneously. Given the widespread availability of Wi-Fi hotspots and the proliferation of new connected devices, it’s time for the conversation to expand to include ‘Bring Your Own Network’ (BYON)."

    Smith Micro discussing BYON in Enterprise Mobility

  • "The average lifecycle of an app is two or three months. The average lifecycle of a phone is 12 to 24 months. But the average lifecycle of a car is five to 10 years," said Horvath. Automakers are trying to figure out how to "refresh a car, offer an updated experience," he said, adding that over-the-air updates, made possible through high-speed Long Term Evolution (LTE) connections, are an answer.

    Smith Micro in eWeek concerning Connected Cars