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Shakers on mobile and wireless
Posted on 12-Aug-2003 23:48Tags News, Computing

CBR (Computer Business Review) published their selection of 10 most influential companies in the mobile and wireless business. Comments (Comments)

Still don't know what connected PDA to get?
Posted on 12-Aug-2003 23:37Tags News, Computing

An article on this month's PCWorld brings a list of PDA and smartphones and compares them in a big round up. Comments (Comments)

Microsoft Innovation Centre New Zealand select mobile projects
Posted on 11-Aug-2003 01:55Tags News, Computing

The Microsoft New Zealand Innovation Centre was launched in October last year to help accelerate the progress of technology projects for public sector agencies and foster innovation in the sector. Comments (Comments)

Low-cost development system for 'Tilt-Navigating' small PDA or mobile phone displays
Posted on 7-Aug-2003 17:33Tags News, Computing

Innoventions is now shipping a development system for RotoView, a technology that allows PDA and mobile phone users to use hand gestures to control these devices. Comments (Comments)

Intel delivers Optimization Kits for mobile phones and handhelds
Posted on 5-Aug-2003 08:16Tags News, Computing

Intel presented a new software development kit aimed to help developers in creating optimised code for XScale based computers (including mobile phones and handhelds). Comments (Comments)

Windows XP Handhelds: The Next Small Thing
Posted on 4-Aug-2003 23:12Tags News, Computing

In a ZiffDavis Wireless article, author Ross Rubin talks about full OS in small packages. Ultra-personal computers aren't available yet, almost at the edge of being vapourware. But we're closer than you think. Comments (Comments)

Walker Wireless and Vodafone New Zealand seal partnership
Posted on 1-Aug-2003 08:17Tags News, Computing

Walker Wireless Ltd and Vodafone New Zealand Ltd have formalised their strategic relationship with the signing of agreements under which Vodafone will become a key marketing and distribution channel for the Walker Wireless broadband service. Comments (Comments)

Improved version of Skweezer now released
Posted on 31-Jul-2003 17:44Tags News, Computing

Skweezer is a proxy service that formats web pages to be displayed in the best format for the small form factor of handhelds and mobile phones. The new version includes increased page load speed and better controls. Comments (Comments)

Thirty-one awards given by a panel of industry experts at the Handango Partner Summit
Posted on 29-Jul-2003 19:57Tags News, Computing

Handango announced the winners of the Handango Champion Awards at the Handango Partner Summit last week. The Handango Champion Awards were judged by members of the media and other industry experts. Each winner received a generous awards package including promotional opportunities and a US$5,000 marketing stipend. Comments (Comments)

Business: Redefining Microsoft
Posted on 29-Jul-2003 17:51Tags News, Computing

Microsoft latest's earnings report was certainly comforting news to shareholders who have watched other tech firms tank. Annual revenue of $32 billion, up 13 percent year to year. Not to mention a handy $10 billion profit and $49 billion in petty cash. But hidden beneath the heady numbers lurks a nagging question: Are there limits to Microsoft's success? Comments (Comments)

Current state of mobile and wireless industry Q2 2003
Posted on 25-Jul-2003 19:33Tags News, Computing

Canalys research released the latest numbers of mobile and wireless performance in EMEA (Europe, Middle Eastern, Africa). Handheld sales up 51%, Nokia leads the smartphone segment and Palm leads data devices. Comments (Comments)

Nokia N-Gage Tour Announced
Posted on 23-Jul-2003 13:54Tags News, Computing

Wireless mobile gaming goes on the road around Europe Comments (Comments)

Microsoft launches Speech Partner Program
Posted on 10-Jul-2003 22:09Tags News, Computing

Received today an e-mail for Microsoft Partners, with information about their new Microsoft Speech Partner Program. Interesting to note the vision of having mobile devices being voice activated. Comments (Comments)

EDS launches mobile information protection service
Posted on 8-Jul-2003 19:50Tags News, Computing

EDS announced a service aimed to protect information stored and moved around in laptops and handheld devices. Comments (Comments)

ICQ lands in Germany, and spread through Europe - via O2
Posted on 4-Jul-2003 08:04Tags News, Computing

O2 in Germany launched a mobile ICQ service. Comments (Comments)

Innovation in mobility - eletricity reading and registering via GPRS
Posted on 1-Jul-2003 20:37Tags News, Computing

How a power company in Auckland is saving costs - with WAP and GPRS connections. Comments (Comments)

T-Mobile updates Danger's Hiptop over the air - and removes functionality
Posted on 1-Jul-2003 20:06Tags News, Computing

It's not clear if the latest update to Danger's Hiptop devices remove programs to make space for new functionality - or T-Mobile is just managing "their" devices. Comments (Comments)

Frontier: Ericsson NZ and NZ Herald competition to find the best mobile application
Posted on 24-Jun-2003 08:17Tags News, Computing

Frontier invites pioneering developers to submit innovative applications that utilise the benefits of next generation technologies, such as broadband and 3G telephony, to enhance lifestyle or create tangible business benefits. Comments (Comments)

Symbian to outpaces Microsoft in mobile phone market, says report
Posted on 23-Jun-2003 08:15Tags News, Computing

Symbian PLC will outpace Microsoft Corp. in the market for cellular phone operating systems, reaching double the market share in 2007, a research firm said Friday. Comments (Comments)

A portal for New Zealand businesses
Posted on 19-Jun-2003 18:35Tags News, Computing

Did you know that: 27% of e-mail requires immediate action, 40% of the workforce is mobile and 60% of senior management time is spent away from the desk? I knew about this site for some time, but only now I had time to visit it again and write about it. Comments (Comments)

Consumer Reports on PDA: which ones are selected?
Posted on 19-Jun-2003 07:49Tags News, Computing

Consumer reports' article lists a glossary, what to look for in a PDA/Handheld and their choices. Comments (Comments)

Seamless mobility: The Marriage of 3G and Wi-Fi
Posted on 19-Jun-2003 07:39Tags News, Computing

The International Engineering Consortium published a report about the holy graal of seamless mobility, 3G and wi-fi. Comments (Comments)

Socket Communications announces SDIO 802.11b WLAN card for Pocket PC
Posted on 18-Jun-2003 07:41Tags News, Computing

Socket announced its new SDIO 802.11b WLAN card for Pocket PC will b avaialable in August 2003. Comments (Comments)

All you wanted to know about PDAs and Pocket computers
Posted on 12-Jun-2003 12:31Tags News, Computing

Toms Hardware website has an extensive list of features, comparisons, tables and pictures with the major PDA and Pocket PC models currently on the market. Comments (Comments)

T-Mobile offer unlimited mobile access to the internet for US$ 29.99
Posted on 12-Jun-2003 07:29Tags News, Computing

That's it. A big carrier, unlimited access, relatively low prices. Now wireless access to the internet can have a big push. I wonder if this will come to New Zealand. Comments (Comments)


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