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Official site for Series 60 licensees and developers open
Posted on 21-Feb-2004 00:41Tags News, Symbian

Launched and created by Nokia and the Series 60 licensees, Panasonic, Sendo, Samsung and Siemens, the site serves as the main portal for a wide variety of Series 60 Platform information for all key stakeholders. Comments (Comments)

The i-mode Effect
Posted on 20-Feb-2004 19:48Tags News, 3G

On 30 October 2003, i-mode subscribers surpassed the 40 million mark in Japan, only 4 years and 8 months after its launch in February 1999. This means that one in every three people in Japan now uses the i-mode service. NTT DoCoMo has published a report looking at various studies about this new style of communication. Comments (Comments)

Windows Mobile Smartphone to have multiplayer functionality through JIVE
Posted on 20-Feb-2004 08:06Tags News, Software

JIVE allows users to play multiplayer games, enabling mobile gaming communities . Comments (Comments)

Vodafone launches Europe's first mega-pixel camera phone
Posted on 19-Feb-2004 23:53Tags News, Mobile

New Vodafone Sharp GX30 will be available in European stores from March 2004. Comments (Comments)

Action Engine joins Microsoft's Mobility Partner Advisory Council (MPAC)
Posted on 19-Feb-2004 22:11Tags News, Windows Mobile Pocket PC

This year marks the second anniversary of Microsoft's MPAC program, which was formed to build and foster stronger relationships between Microsoft and companies that develop mobility solutions. Comments (Comments)

NTT DoCoMo releases the FOMA N900i
Posted on 19-Feb-2004 22:02Tags News, 3G

NTT DoCoMo has announced that the N900i, the second handset in the new 3G FOMA 900i series and distinguished by its arc-shaped side profile, will be released on 22 February 2004. Comments (Comments)

Java Technology surpasses 1.5 billion mobile devices worldwide
Posted on 19-Feb-2004 21:37Tags News, J2ME

Sun counts 250 million mobile phones, 650 million desktops, 500 million SIM and Smart Cards, plus a hundred million other devices.
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GSM adds 200 million new users in 2003
Posted on 19-Feb-2004 21:26Tags News, Mobile

GSM continues to expand customer base in established markets, while introducing the technology in new ones. Comments (Comments)

Mobile navigation for PDAs and smartphones from Navigon
Posted on 19-Feb-2004 20:58Tags News, Computing

The company will show customised navigation solutions and location based services for mobile phones during the CeBIT 2004. Comments (Comments)

Telstra and McDonald's launch Wireless Hotspots
Posted on 19-Feb-2004 19:40Tags News, Wi-Fi

Telstra Wireless Hotspots promisses to make checking email, surfing the web, watching streaming video and listening to the latest top 10 songs as easy as ordering a Big Mac. Comments (Comments)

Bitstream and Wireless Devices in deal to offer Thunderhawk throughout the U.S. Market
Posted on 19-Feb-2004 08:10Tags News, Software

The company will focus on corporate and operators uses. Comments (Comments)

PalmGear reports a 169% growth increase
Posted on 19-Feb-2004 07:56Tags News, Software

According to company results, the pace of consumer demand for Palm OS software content showed steady growth in Q4 2003 as unit sales rose 29% from October to December and trial downloads increased 5% over the same period. Comments (Comments)

Software applications announced for the Voq Windows Mobile based smartphone
Posted on 18-Feb-2004 19:19Tags News, Windows Mobile Smartphone

Sierra Wireless announced Java support, voice dialing, multimedia messaging, and predictive text entry for the upcoming Voq. Comments (Comments)

Mitac launches the Mio 8390 Windows Mobile smartphone
Posted on 18-Feb-2004 18:39Tags News, Windows Mobile Smartphone

The phone comes in two models - Silver and Red, with 16MB RAM and Windows Mobile 2003 smartphone OS. Comments (Comments)

Pumatech changes name to Intellisync Corporation
Posted on 18-Feb-2004 18:21Tags News, Computing

The new name builds on the strength of the well-known and internationally recognized Intellisync brand, officially brings together several technologies obtained through the Company's recent acquisitions. Comments (Comments)

Vocera updates wearable communicator
Posted on 18-Feb-2004 08:32Tags News, Wi-Fi

The Vocera device has been updated to include push-to-talk features, voice-initiated paging and text-to-speech message playback. Comments (Comments)

New worm threat on the internet starts spreading
Posted on 18-Feb-2004 07:58Tags News, Security

The risk of new worm named Bagle.B is being upgraded by internet security companies because of its quick spreading. Comments (Comments)

Cingular acquires AT&T Wireless for US$41 billion
Posted on 17-Feb-2004 23:25Tags News, Mobile

Cingular signs the deal to create the number one wireless carrier in the United States, with more than 46 million customers in the United States. Comments (Comments)

Vodafone no longer bidding on AT&T Wireless
Posted on 17-Feb-2004 23:13Tags News, Mobile

Vodafone issued a statement announcing the decision to remain in the United States throught its partnership with Verizon Wireless. Comments (Comments)

What Vodafone wants from 3G?
Posted on 17-Feb-2004 21:47Tags News, 3G

According to Arun Sarin, Vodafone's CEO, the mobile phone will become your music-player, camera, camcorder and wallet of the future. Comments (Comments)

RealNetworks and Sony Ericsson to deliver RealAudio and RealVideo to mobile phones
Posted on 17-Feb-2004 21:34Tags News, Entertainment

Sony Ericsson has plans to incorporate the RealPlayer including RealAudio and RealVideo as well as 3GPP, in multimedia capable Sony Ericsson phones. Comments (Comments)

Treo 600 responsible for 100% more revenue on Orange
Posted on 17-Feb-2004 21:27Tags News, Palm

Palm Powered Treo 600 delivers more than double the ARPU of an average Orange phone. Comments (Comments)

Vulcan to show its MiniPC concept Flipstart during Demo 2004
Posted on 17-Feb-2004 08:21Tags News, Computing

The MiniPC concept attracts interest of users that currently have the option of buying the Antelope, and the OQO in the future. Comments (Comments)

Agere Systems announces chipset and software framework for smartphones
Posted on 17-Feb-2004 07:44Tags News, 3G

The company's reference design can be used for Windows Mobile, Palm OS, and Symbian devices, promissing power for 30fps VGA video on future smartphones. Comments (Comments)

NTT DoCoMo products and applications multimedia showcase
Posted on 17-Feb-2004 07:30Tags News, Mobile

The Japanese mobile company has released an animation showcasing its mobile products. It talks about services like mobile payments, fingerprint authentication and more. Comments (Comments)

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