Siemens Home and Office Communication Devices announced availability of the new Gigaset SE567 and SE568 residential ADSL2+ wireless gateways featuring IntelliSteer smart antenna technology. The patented beam steering technology typically doubles signal strength over conventional antenn...
Mar. 20, 2006 04:15 PM EST Reads: 12,695 Replies: 1
Symbian announced that Symbian OS, the market-leading open mobile operating system for advanced mobile phones, is being used in the NTT DoCoMo FOMA D702i and NM850iG, two new phones launched today on the FOMA network.
Mar. 17, 2006 02:00 PM EST Reads: 11,186 Replies: 1
In announcing that RIM 'took one for the team' in settling with NTP over long-disputed patents, did the company in effect negotiate with business terrorists? There are a lot of numbers being thrown around in this case, but one clear question emerges: what sort of precedent has this set...
Mar. 4, 2006 08:45 PM EST Reads: 22,309 Replies: 1
It's amazing how popular Sudoku has become in the last few months. You'll find one in nearly every daily magazine here in Austria. When I started to jump on this train (yes, I solve at least one Sudoku a day), I thought it would be amazing if we could have a version written completely ...
Feb. 27, 2006 03:00 PM EST Reads: 23,347 Replies: 2
Introducing an intriguing mobile version of a combination of, Ajit Jaokar continues his insightful contributions to the fast-emerging new 'Mobile Web 2.0' category of ideas and applications.
Feb. 23, 2006 04:45 PM EST Reads: 70,869 Replies: 6
Linux developer Trolltech has announced that its Qtopia software for Linux-based embedded products is the application development platform for Accton Technology's range of Wi-Fi enabled devices.
Feb. 23, 2006 09:15 AM EST Reads: 6,391 Replies: 1
CSR has announced that its BlueCore silicon has been chosen by TCL Mobile Communication Co. Ltd., one of China's largest mobile phone manufacturers, for its latest handset, the TCLe787. TCL's new Linux-based smartphone, currently on sale in China, supports a number of business function...
Feb. 21, 2006 11:00 PM EST Reads: 7,602 Replies: 1
The global mobile phone market is enjoying explosive growth. With annual unit sales in the hundreds of millions, Gartner analysts estimate that by 2009 the worldwide installed based will top 2.6 billion mobile handsets. For the Linux and Open Source segment of the IT industry, such num...
Feb. 21, 2006 01:15 PM EST Reads: 25,613 Replies: 2
J2EE applications of late have become weight conscious. The combined burden of EJBs and coarse-grained component design has given the term test driven design a new meaning: technology driven design! Fortunately a host of lightweight solutions are emerging, such as PicoContainer, Spring...
Feb. 14, 2006 08:30 AM EST Reads: 61,514 Replies: 6
BlackBerry Owners can now use both 'Google Talk' and 'Google Local' for their BlackBerry device. Google Talk for the BlackBerry is a version of the Instant Messaging application for the BlackBerry and it enables users to send / receive instant text messages with other Google Talk comm...
Feb. 13, 2006 01:00 PM EST Reads: 27,532 Replies: 1
In December's column, we installed the Asterisk PBX and configured two IP phones as extensions. This month, we'll connect our PBX to the telephone network for incoming and outgoing calls and set up the Digital Receptionist to route our incoming calls.
Feb. 9, 2006 08:30 AM EST Reads: 24,754 Replies: 1
Dexterra Inc., a mobile business software developer, announced a $12 million round of funding led by its new investor, Mesirow Financial. Existing investors include Motorola Ventures, Intel Capital, Canaan Partners and Sigma Partners.
Feb. 8, 2006 12:30 PM EST Reads: 10,973 Replies: 1
McAfee has partnered with Sony Ericsson to provide mobile security solutions on the new P990i and M600i. McAfee VirusScan Mobile and McAfee Firewall Mobile will be included with the Sony Ericsson smartphones - both of which offer Internet access, e-mail, and video conferencing.
Feb. 7, 2006 02:15 PM EST Reads: 15,346 Replies: 1
Mobile phone users can now see the cost of their telephone call on their handsets while they're on a call, with a new service released today by How Much Software, a London-based technology development and marketing business.
Feb. 7, 2006 01:00 PM EST Reads: 14,099 Replies: 1
'Estimates show that there are approximately 650 million business e-mail users around the globe, and the demand for true mobile e-mail is growing rapidly,' says Jan Wäreby, Corporate Executive Vice President, Head of Sales and Marketing, Sony Ericsson. 'While there are some standalone ...
Feb. 7, 2006 11:45 AM EST Reads: 9,681 Replies: 4
With the RFID Anywhere Appliance Edition, engineers can build RFID readers that are both intelligent and easily managed, thereby significantly reducing the cost of ownership. Through remote management, reader configurations can be quickly and automatically restored, drastically reduci...
Feb. 3, 2006 03:00 PM EST Reads: 18,916 Replies: 2
Orbis Integrated Solutions, a business consulting and technology integration firm which focuses on Investigative Solutions and Data Management Solutions, has announced the successful completion of the RIM BlackBerry 7520 wireless investigative solution. The wireless application also ob...
Feb. 3, 2006 12:15 PM EST Reads: 9,586 Replies: 1
Canadian firm Research in Motion, maker of the popular handheld phone device that is BlackBerry, has been rocked by a 4 year old lawsuit that has resurfaced. It is potentially so grave that industry watchers are openly questioning the firms survival propsects. Gartner, for example, has...
Feb. 2, 2006 09:30 AM EST Reads: 18,467 Replies: 3
FSMLabs,announced that RTLinuxPro is being used in several advanced wireless communication system products -- including two described here by Harris and BBN. Projects at these companies address the challenges of ad hoc networking, mobility, and software defined radios that can select f...
Feb. 2, 2006 01:45 AM EST Reads: 6,192 Replies: 1
The OSS through JavaT Initiative announced the availability of a Web Services integration profile for its Trouble Ticket API (JSR 91). In 2005, the Initiative unveiled its Web Services strategy and published design guidelines for the development of the Web Services profiles of all OSS/...
Jan. 29, 2006 02:00 PM EST Reads: 16,084 Replies: 1
Windows Live Messenger, the successor to MSN Messenger, allows ussers to make a phone call from virtualy any PC to virtually any phone in the world, targetting SKype's position as in the Internet's big bear in VOIP services. The phone function (result of a partnership between Microsoft...
Jan. 28, 2006 02:15 PM EST Reads: 19,159 Replies: 2
Access your GMail messages from your mobile at http://m.gmail.com. The Series 60 application lets you use most of your existing Yahoo account features, such as email (which supports push), instant messaging, and uploading photos. This really is amazing software and I would recommend y...
Jan. 27, 2006 02:00 PM EST Reads: 31,974 Replies: 6
Sybase, Inc. , a leading provider of enterprise infrastructure and wireless software, today reported financial results for the 2005 fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2005.
Jan. 26, 2006 06:15 PM EST Reads: 6,776 Replies: 1
Blackberry developer RIM was rejected by the U.S. Supreme Court in its attempt to get a lawsuit dismissed on the grounds that it delivers its service outside of the U.S. from a main transmitter in Canada. The company is being sued by a small company in northern Virginia that claims to ...
Jan. 23, 2006 01:00 AM EST Reads: 9,878 Replies: 1
Broadcom Corporation announced the availability of its new 'Intensi-fi' family of wireless LAN chipsets, the first solutions designed to comply with the IEEE 802.11n draft specification.
Jan. 21, 2006 07:00 AM EST Reads: 11,316
A first draft of the new WiFi standard developed by the Enhanced Wireless Consortium, known as 802.11n, has been approved by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Task Group dealing with wireless standards.
Jan. 21, 2006 02:00 AM EST Reads: 9,574
WorkSpace CRM is built using the powerful combination of salesforce.com?s AppExchange and Sendia's Wireless WorkSpace, which together give salesforce.com customers wireless access to AppExchange applications directly from a handheld device such as a RIM BlackBerry, Palm Treo or Windows...
Jan. 18, 2006 10:15 AM EST Reads: 10,251 Replies: 1
iAnywhere and salesforce.com today announced 'iAnywhere Sales Anywhere' for salesforce.com's AppExchange. Now both Fortune 100 companies and small businesses can, in just a few minutes, give their users access to Salesforce on handheld devices.
Jan. 17, 2006 03:00 PM EST Reads: 12,433
Ebay has become on of the largest brands to launch a direct consumer mobile strategy in launching its mobile site. Simply text 'EBAY MOBILE' to 87222. The SMS text message we send you will cost £0.10 (Vodafone users are charged £0.12). When you receive the SMS, just select the URL in t...
Jan. 13, 2006 11:15 AM EST Reads: 17,146 Replies: 1
CMP Media today announced that it has acquired MediaLive International's Technology Media Group, including a premier portfolio of events, conferences and publications. This acquisition, the sixth in the past five months, further expands CMP Media's brand portfolio and its ability to p...
Jan. 11, 2006 02:00 PM EST Reads: 4,825 Replies: 2
Kyocera Corporation, along with its subsidiary, Kyocera Wireless Corp., and Nokia Corporation, along with its subsidiary Nokia Inc., today announced that they have entered into a patent license agreement. Under the terms of the agreement, Kyocera is licensed under Nokia's essential pat...
Jan. 10, 2006 08:45 AM EST Reads: 7,085 Replies: 1
The first Treo smartphone to run the Microsoft Windows Mobile 5.0 operating system was unveiled at the last day of CES 2006 in Las Vegas yesterday.
Jan. 8, 2006 12:30 PM EST Reads: 18,419 Replies: 4
'As enterprises continue to grow their frontline deployments, mobile management and security solutions are key requirements for ensuring the success of these applications,' said Terry Stepien, president of iAnywhere. 'Our continued leadership in the MDM market combined with our expert...
Jan. 5, 2006 08:45 PM EST Reads: 10,080 Replies: 2
Ultrawideband (UWB) is a burgeoning wireless communication technology that enables high-bandwidth, short-range wireless communications. By joining the respective UWB standards bodies, iAnywhere will help to define standards that merge the benefits of the high data rate transfer capabil...
Jan. 5, 2006 04:00 PM EST Reads: 11,449 Replies: 2
Samsung Electronics, Co., Ltd., (Samsung) today unveiled an uncompromising product portfolio for 2006, led by the most diverse and advanced slim phone line up for North America and Europe. Samsung's six new slim phones average slightly less than half-inch thick and deliver unprecedente...
Jan. 4, 2006 05:00 PM EST Reads: 9,645 Replies: 1
Nokia , the global leader in mobility, today announced three new Bluetooth Headsets; the tiny and stylish Nokia Bluetooth Headset BH-800, the powerful Nokia Bluetooth Headset BH-900 and the sleek Nokia Bluetooth Headset BH-200.
Jan. 4, 2006 12:30 PM EST Reads: 18,577 Replies: 2
A recently published round-up of useful Symbian applications that are all open source confirms that, while tracking down open source applications for Symbian isn't a cakewalk, there are rich pickings for those who persevere.
Jan. 4, 2006 09:15 AM EST Reads: 30,582 Replies: 3
'We've been diligently planning for months to effectively and efficiently manage the addition of Cingular to our wireless family,' said David Edmondson, RadioShack's president and chief executive officer, as he today announced the immediate availability of Cingular Wireless products an...
Jan. 2, 2006 11:00 AM EST Reads: 9,944
Samsung will supply Vodafone with new mobile phones that use Qualcomm chips and take advantage of HSDPA, a next-step technology developed for use over networks based on WCDMA, the world's most popular third-generation (3G) mobile standard.
Dec. 31, 2005 06:45 AM EST Reads: 10,716
Mobileplay, a new first-of-its-kind service, has just the thing to dress up your holiday purchase or gift of a PDA, BlackBerry or smartphone: free games, news, weather, blogs, astrology forecasts and more that you can share with your friends and colleagues.
Dec. 26, 2005 09:15 PM EST Reads: 9,097 Replies: 1