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: 9,539
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: 10,217 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: 12,390
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: 17,074 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: 4,797 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: 6,996 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: 18,394 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: 10,057 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: 11,421 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: 9,571 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: 18,435 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: 30,500 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: 9,919
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: 10,687
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: 9,037 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: 20,705 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: 22,143 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: 17,691 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: 43,712 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: 13,799 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: 12,735 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: 10,705 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: 17,790 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: 7,333 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: 15,734
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: 19,602
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: 31,375 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: 11,615
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: 17,378 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: 10,494 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: 10,259 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: 16,405 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: 118,413 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: 10,706
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: 8,534
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: 14,950 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: 63,595 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: 17,679
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: 15,930 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: 4,605 Replies: 1