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Singapore Airlines to offer in-flight high speed internet access.
Posted on 11-Nov-2003 22:50Tags News, Wi-Fi

Connexion by Boeing chosen to provide high-speed in-flight data. Comments (Comments)

OMA announces MMS version 1.2 with emphasis in interoperability between GSM, CDMA, 3GPP and 3GPP2
Posted on 11-Nov-2003 21:48Tags News, Mobile

Open Mobile Alliance releases MMS version 1.2 specification for implementation. Comments (Comments)

Siemens develops a mobile phone targeted to the Chinese market
Posted on 11-Nov-2003 20:23Tags News, Mobile

The new clamshell CL55 design is Comments (Comments)

Treasure hunt wi-fi style in Auckland
Posted on 11-Nov-2003 18:32Tags News, Wi-Fi

A wi-fi enthusiast web site is organising a treasure hunt competition in Auckland. Teams will war drive around town, and clues will be gathered from the different Access Points available. Comments (Comments)

Users petition on-line: bring Symbian OS to Netbook Pro
Posted on 11-Nov-2003 18:05Tags News, Symbian

With news that the new Netbook Pro will run Windows CE .Net, users are mobilising and asking Psion Teklogix to at least give the option to run the original Symbian/Epoc OS. A petition is available on-line. Comments (Comments)

Kodiak announces push-to-talk platform
Posted on 11-Nov-2003 08:02Tags News, Mobile

Kodiak Networks announces their push-to-talk system, the Kodiak Real-Time Exchange System. Comments (Comments)

Verizon, Samsung and Microsoft launch i600 Windows Mobile Smartphone
Posted on 11-Nov-2003 07:37Tags News, Windows Mobile Smartphone

Samsung i600 Smartphone from Verizon Wireless Offers Familiar Microsoft Windows Mobile Software, Advanced Wireless Features in One Compact Package Comments (Comments)

Total US wireline carrier services entering a period of decline
Posted on 10-Nov-2003 22:47Tags News, Mobile

InStatMDR reports that The US carrier market will face a rough couple of years, as total wireline service revenues continue to decline. Comments (Comments)

Motorola investing in ultra-wideband (UWB)
Posted on 10-Nov-2003 22:29Tags News, Wi-Fi

Motorola has signed an agreement to acquire the assets of XtremeSpectrum, a pioneer of ultra-wideband (UWB) solutions for multimedia connectivity. XtremeSpectrum's UWB solutions have already been sampled to several leading consumer equipment manufacturers in 2003. Comments (Comments)

Optus mobile video streaming
Posted on 10-Nov-2003 21:47Tags News, GPRS

At first I saw these news about optus offering video streaming and thought that was great. Then I saw the conditions... Can't believe it . I'm sorry for Australian GPRS users. Comments (Comments)

HP iPAQ 5450 Bluetooth update solves lockup problems reported
Posted on 10-Nov-2003 20:55Tags News, Software

Users reported problems when using Bluetooth on iPAQ H5450. HP released an update that solves this and other minor problems. Comments (Comments)

NTT DoCoMo launches mobile phone with 1.28 mega-pixel camera and auto-focus
Posted on 10-Nov-2003 20:49Tags News, Mobile

This is getting more and more interesting. An auto-focus 1.28 mega-pixel camera with TV connection on a clamshell mobile phone. Comments (Comments)

Nokia planning to takeover Symbian
Posted on 10-Nov-2003 17:10Tags News, Symbian

Reuters UK reports that Nokia has plans to increase its participation in the Symbian consortium by buying Psion, which currently holds 31% of Symbian shares. Comments (Comments)

HP advisories for H4350 Pocket PC
Posted on 10-Nov-2003 08:17Tags News, Windows Mobile Pocket PC

HP sent out a couple of notes advising of small problems with H4350 Pocket PC recognition of selected keys. Comments (Comments)

SoftMaker TextMaker for USD11.11 or EUR11.11 during German carnival
Posted on 9-Nov-2003 10:03Tags News, Computing

The German company started the party early this year and will make the TextMaker software available (1,111 copies) for the reduced price during 24hours only, starting at 11/11/2003 at 11:11am (German time). Comments (Comments)

Palm and Windows Mobile face-off
Posted on 9-Nov-2003 00:57Tags News, Computing

I try to be agnostic when it comes to giving an opinion on the eternal Palm versus Windows Mobile dilemma. Let's see someone's else opinion then. Comments (Comments)

The Melbourne Pocket PC User Group is back
Posted on 8-Nov-2003 23:42Tags News, Windows Mobile Pocket PC

With a new format and lots of giveaways, the Melbourne PPC User Group we'll be having its re-launch meeting on Wednesday the 3rd of December starting at 6.00pm. Comments (Comments)

The future of Bluetooth is far from blue
Posted on 8-Nov-2003 23:31Tags News, Bluetooth

The ARChart group prepared an article on current and future Bluetooth trends. Comments (Comments)

Free software for Palm users, from PalmSource
Posted on 8-Nov-2003 15:22Tags News, Palm

To celebrate the launch of PalmSource as a separate company, Palm users can download two featured applications for free. Comments (Comments)

Gartner warns that Symbian may lose the smartphone battle
Posted on 8-Nov-2003 10:37Tags News, Computing

During the Gartner ITExpo Nick Jones, vice president and research fellow at Gartner, said that, while Microsoft did not have a good corporate smartphone today, he believed it would do by the end of 2004. Comments (Comments)

Pocket PC Magazine awards Widcomm BTW-CE
Posted on 8-Nov-2003 10:27Tags News, Development

WIDCOMM's BTW-CE is a development kit Development Kit Receives Prestigious Best
Software Award from Pocket PC Magazine Comments (Comments)

Cingular launches new LG GSM/GPRS mobile phones - no Bluetooth
Posted on 8-Nov-2003 10:24Tags News, Mobile

These are the first GSM mobile phones made by LG, and interesting enough they don't come with Bluetooth. Comments (Comments)

Motorola MPx200 manuals online
Posted on 7-Nov-2003 18:56Tags News, Windows Mobile Smartphone

Found on MPx200.org that the manual for the Motorola Windows Mobile Smartphone is now available on-line in Adobe Acrobat format. Comments (Comments)

PalmOne releases patch to fix problem with SD cards and Palm T3
Posted on 7-Nov-2003 14:19Tags News, Palm

Some users (including our reviewer J Shiell) found a problem where Palm T3 PDAs were destroying SD cards. PalmOne now released a patch to fix this and certain audio problems. Comments (Comments)

Toshiba E800 uses PocketGPhone as SIP phone
Posted on 7-Nov-2003 07:58Tags News, Windows Mobile Pocket PC

When Toshiba announce their E800/E400 series, they touted these as devices made for VoIP. In their press releases wasn't clear how that could be. It's actually bundling VLI PocketGphone Wireless VoIP Software with these PDAs. Comments (Comments)


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