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: 9,545 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: 18,403 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: 30,488 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: 9,909
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: 10,677
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: 9,020 Replies: 1
Nokia and the Eclipse Foundation today announced that Nokia has joined the Eclipse Foundation as a Strategic Developer and Board member. Nokia will support the work of the Eclipse open source community by contributing software and developers to a proposed new Eclipse project.
Dec. 26, 2005 08:45 PM EST Reads: 20,675 Replies: 2
Openwave Systems Inc. , the leading provider of open software products and services for the communications industry, today announced a strategic reseller agreement with Thumbspeed Inc., a leading developer and publisher of mobile applications, to enable Openwave to offer Thumbspeed's i...
Dec. 26, 2005 03:00 PM EST Reads: 22,124 Replies: 1
Cyril Houri, founder and CEO of Mexens Technology, announced today the hard launch of Navizon, the world's first software based, peer produced, wireless positioning network. Navizon is a software system which can be loaded onto a mobile device to provide its users with geographical po...
Dec. 26, 2005 03:00 PM EST Reads: 17,684 Replies: 1
It is amazing what is in 38K of Midlet, and it is good to see Google pushing the envelope on mobile like this. As per my comments previously on this page, there already exists MGMaps which provides a J2ME interface to Google Maps but it is not as slick as this. Check this out from Goog...
Dec. 23, 2005 09:15 AM EST Reads: 43,688 Replies: 11
iAnywhere, a subsidiary of Sybase released version 5.4 of its XTNDConnect PC mobile device-to-desktop synchronization software. Version 5.4 adds support for Windows Mobile 5.0 devices as well as the latest Sony Ericsson models, including the W800i Walkman phone and K750i device.
Dec. 19, 2005 04:00 PM EST Reads: 13,791 Replies: 3
Global IP Sound today announced that it has filed suit against Sonorit AB and its subsidiaries Sonorit ApS and Camino Networks Inc, alleging that the company has violated GIPS' trade secrets and has engaged in acts of unfair competition.
Dec. 15, 2005 03:30 AM EST Reads: 12,729 Replies: 2
The IrSimple SDK and related product updates will enable device manufacturers to update their designs to the latest IrDA standards with minimum effort while retaining backwards-compatibility with the IrDA's point-and-shoot profile for object exchange. The company's proven SDK model pr...
Dec. 13, 2005 03:00 PM EST Reads: 10,693 Replies: 1
According to Reuters reports, within the next few days Yahoo! will enable free PC-to-PC voice calling between Yahoo! users, using VoIP-based technology developed by a team from Dialpad, which Yahoo! acquired last year.
Dec. 10, 2005 09:00 AM EST Reads: 17,769 Replies: 1
France Télécom and ZTE Corp. have said they formed a partnership to work on a variety of telecommunications and IT projects.The companies will initially focus on using the Linux operating system for 3G (third-generation) smart phones with a particular focus on the user interface.Franc...
Dec. 8, 2005 09:45 AM EST Reads: 7,325 Replies: 3
Motorola and Skype have announced the first Skype-certified Bluetooth headset solution in America: the Motorola Wireless Internet Calling Kit. Available at 3,500 RadioShack stores nationwide, the Motorola Wireless Internet Calling Kit enables Skype users to experience the freedom of wi...
Dec. 1, 2005 06:00 AM EST Reads: 15,724
Nokia today announced its plans to expand its mobile device production in Dongguan, China. This expansion will provide more capacity and flexibility to meet the growing market demand worldwide, especially China and Asia.
Dec. 1, 2005 04:00 AM EST Reads: 19,567
Opera purports to enable true web applications to be developed that have access to the phone's functionality through the Opera Platform DOM interface (provided by the Application Player) and can communicate with servers using XMLHttpRequest. The Opera Platform SDK is currently availab...
Nov. 30, 2005 01:30 PM EST Reads: 31,352 Replies: 4
Alvarion has announced additional orders to extend the BreezeACCESS VL network, following a successful initial deployment in the town of Koshimizu, located on Hokkaido Island, Japan. Hokkaido Seiko Time Systems, Alvarion's local partner and the system integrator, is responsible for ext...
Nov. 18, 2005 08:00 AM EST Reads: 11,606
Dobson Cellular Systems, a subsidiary of Dobson Communications Corporation, has deployed the industry-leading software solution, HP OpenView TeMIP, to streamline network management and provide better service to its Dobson Cellular and Cellular One wireless customers.
Nov. 15, 2005 01:00 PM EST Reads: 17,357 Replies: 1
Psion Teklogix, a global provider of solutions for mobile computing, wireless data collection, imaging and RFID, was honoured in the Mobile Star Awards from MobileVillage, taking home two Gold awards and one Silver.
Nov. 9, 2005 12:00 PM EST Reads: 10,251 Replies: 1
Bitstream has announced the release of Font Fusion 3.1, the advanced font rasterizing engine.
Nov. 9, 2005 12:00 PM EST Reads: 10,485 Replies: 1
TI's OMAP application processors are used in the majority of NTT DoCoMo's 3G FOMA handsets today, with this latest 3G collaboration building upon the long-standing relationship between TI and NTT DoCoMo. These are the first OMAP 2-based handsets available on the market and additional O...
Nov. 2, 2005 08:30 AM EST Reads: 16,390 Replies: 1
This year it looks certain that a new participation record will be set, more than 16,000 votes have already been recorded, as more than 20,000 SYS-CON Media readers are estimated to cast their votes in this year's Readers' Choice Awards.
Oct. 27, 2005 04:45 PM EDT Reads: 118,330 Replies: 2
In a move that vaults Sun to leadership in the marketplace for the AdvancedTCA form factor, Sun and Alcatel have just signed a multi-year cooperation agreement.
Oct. 26, 2005 07:00 PM EDT Reads: 10,697
As reported earlier this month by WBT News Desk, Ericsson is going to be buying Marconi Corp PLC, the UK telecommunications equipment maker. The price: $2BN.
Oct. 25, 2005 07:00 AM EDT Reads: 8,521
In some specific cases, Windows Mobile device connectivity to a Windows PC running Microsoft ActiveSync 4.0 may experience connection problems, so Microsoft has now issued a document describing the known issues, and how Windows Mobile users may resolve these issues.
Oct. 23, 2005 04:15 PM EDT Reads: 14,941 Replies: 2
In my view, GoogleTalk is far better positioned to take over the zero-cost telephony market than eBay ... How strange to think that companies like Cingular, Verizon, and Sprint may very soon simply be made irrelevant by commercial realizations like this of the experimental Network Voic...
Oct. 22, 2005 11:15 AM EDT Reads: 63,567 Replies: 1
'We are thrilled to welcome Mobile Innovation to Macromedia, and we believe this will add tremendous value to our mobile business,' said Steve Miller, vice president of Macromedia EMEA, as his company announced the completion of its acquisition of Mobile Innovation, a leading user inte...
Oct. 21, 2005 07:30 AM EDT Reads: 17,665
Socket has enhanced its data collection product offering by enabling Research in Motion¹s (RIM) BlackBerry 7290 and 7100 series devices to support Socket¹s bar code scanning solutions. The Socket Cordless Hand Scanner (CHS) Series 7 connects to BlackBerry devices using Bluetooth® wirel...
Oct. 18, 2005 03:00 PM EDT Reads: 15,915 Replies: 2
QUALCOMM Incorporated , a leading developer and innovator of Code Division Multiple Access (CDMA) and other advanced wireless technologies, today announced a new chipset that enables lower-cost WCDMA handsets with more integrated multimedia features and reduced power consumption. The ...
Oct. 17, 2005 10:00 PM EDT Reads: 4,597 Replies: 1
Virgin Mobile USA, Visage Mobile and Covad, will present scenarios combining their strengths with Patni Computer Systems telecom capabilities at Siebel CustomerWorld 2005.
Oct. 12, 2005 05:45 PM EDT Reads: 13,397 Replies: 3
Apple today introduced the new iPod(R), featuring a gorgeous 2.5-inch color screen which can display album artwork and photos, and play stunning video including music videos, video Podcasts, home movies and television shows. The new iPod holds up to 15,000 songs, 25,000 photos or over ...
Oct. 12, 2005 05:30 PM EDT Reads: 5,174 Replies: 1
Twenty seven Wi-Fi industry leaders have announced a coalition to accelerate the IEEE 802.11n standard development process and promote a technology specification for next-generation wireless local area networking (WLAN) products.
Oct. 12, 2005 03:15 PM EDT Reads: 10,459
Nokia announced today the addition of three new models to its portfolio of business-optimized devices - the Nokia E60, Nokia E61 and Nokia E70, the first of the new Nokia Eseries, which will be available in the first quarter of 2006 worldwide.
Oct. 12, 2005 02:30 PM EDT Reads: 11,699
Will Swedish giant Ericsson AB buy Marconi Corp PLC, the UK telecommunications equipment maker? The Financial Mail newspaper says so, in an unsourced report.
Oct. 10, 2005 04:45 AM EDT Reads: 10,967
'Unwiring San Francisco is a way for Google to support our local Bay Area community. It is also an opportunity to make San Francisco a test-ground for new location-based applications and services that enable people to find relevant information exactly when and where they need it,' said...
Oct. 3, 2005 01:15 PM EDT Reads: 28,643
Verizon Wireless and Lenovo have announced plans to integrate wireless technology using Verizon Wireless' EV-D) network in upcoming versions of ThinkPad notebooks, beginning with the new ThinkPad Z60m.
Sep. 29, 2005 01:15 PM EDT Reads: 10,519
The W in Treo 700w could well stand for 'Watch Out, BlackBerry!' as Palm, Microsoft, and Verizon Wireless team up today to announce a BlackBerry-killing fusion of the much-loved Treo smartphone and the Windows Mobile 5.0 operating system - replacing Palm's own OS, that has powered the ...
Sep. 26, 2005 01:00 AM EDT Reads: 13,064 Replies: 1
In the aftermath of Hurricane Rita, Verizon Wireless crews are preparing to deploy into the hardest hit areas of the Texas Gulf Coast and Southwestern Louisiana to restore service where it has been disrupted by the storm.
Sep. 25, 2005 02:30 PM EDT Reads: 9,157