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Cool case for Nokia 3650
Posted on 27-Aug-2003 19:36Tags News, Mobile

A Swedish company makes mobile phone, PDA and laptops leather cases. The one that's got my attention is a special for the Nokia 3650. Comments (Comments)

Location based services: current status and forecast for U.S.
Posted on 27-Aug-2003 19:16Tags News, Computing

While LBS are being deployed in Asia and Europe, American mobile companies are only now working on this technology. The Technology Review (MIT) published an article covering the basic of Location Based Services, and its future. Comments (Comments)

Symantec launches virus protection for handheld devices
Posted on 27-Aug-2003 13:14Tags News, Security

Symantec announced the Symantec AntiVirus for Handhelds line of consumer and enterprise solutions. Three products will protect Palm OS- and Microsoft Pocket PC-compatible devices against viruses, worms and other malicious code. Comments (Comments)

Don't rush to use the hotel phone - it might be just a scam
Posted on 27-Aug-2003 08:09Tags News, Mobile

There are reports that hotels are now buying mobile phone jammers to force guests to use their landlines. Comments (Comments)

Too much SMS Spam on your mobile? New service helps fight back
Posted on 27-Aug-2003 08:07Tags News, Mobile

Vodafone UK started a new SMS service where users can report SMS spam back to the operator, who in turn will work with telecommunication authorities to chase the senders. Comments (Comments)

Security patch for Palm Zire 71 and Palm T|2
Posted on 27-Aug-2003 07:52Tags News, Software

If you any of these two models and use password protection on your device, this patch is needed. Comments (Comments)

Free wi-fi to increase the number of customers?
Posted on 26-Aug-2003 21:01Tags News, Wi-Fi

Apparently it works for Anthony Azzollini, the owner of Caffe Roma in North Beach, California. Comments (Comments)

HP, where are the promissed Windows Mobile 2003 upgrades?
Posted on 26-Aug-2003 20:36Tags News, Software

It's now almost end of August 2003, and the HP New Zealand website still doesn't have any information on when the upgrades will really be available. Comments (Comments)

Still waiting to jump from GPRS / CDMA to WCDMA? Docomo is going beyond that
Posted on 26-Aug-2003 20:28Tags News, Mobile

NTT DoCoMo Inc has developed a technology that increases the speed of its 3G mobile FOMA service by more than 30 times. And it opens a 4G laboratory research centre. Comments (Comments)

Free IM software from AgileMobile for Symbian launched
Posted on 26-Aug-2003 19:48Tags News, Software

Agile Messenger is an Instant Messenger client for smartphones. It currentyl supports the four of the most popular instant messaging services: ICQ, AOL, Yahoo! and MSN. Comments (Comments)

HP budget H1935: similar to H1945, without Bluetooth
Posted on 26-Aug-2003 19:31Tags News, Windows Mobile Pocket PC

HP launched a budget Pocket PC with similar form factor to the already in the market H1945, but half the memory and no Bluetooth. This device will sell for US$ 199 after rebates. Comments (Comments)

2LD is here!
Posted on 26-Aug-2003 11:11Tags News, Computing

As some of you know, New Zealand is the first country in the world to have 2LD (second level domain) created for geeks: Comments (Comments)

When the security of your device is not only your problem
Posted on 26-Aug-2003 07:58Tags News, BlackBerry

A VP at Morgan Stanley sells his Blackberry on eBay. And withouth knowing with it goes company e-mails, phone books and secret stuff. Where is the security? Comments (Comments)

McDonald's France join the wi-fi wave
Posted on 23-Aug-2003 13:04Tags News, Wi-Fi

McDonald's is extending the wi-fi service to its French operations, with free wireless access to the internet. Comments (Comments)

The Motorola A760 mobile phone announced February 2003 seems to be out now
Posted on 23-Aug-2003 12:06Tags News, Mobile

The Motorola A760 is the world’s first handset combining a Linux Operating System (OS) and Java Technology, with full multimedia PDA functionality. It was announced last February and it seems it'll be available in the Asia Pacific region soon. Comments (Comments)

Potential growth for the unconnected PDA market will shift to smartphone devices.
Posted on 22-Aug-2003 19:43Tags News, Computing

From mobile phones to converged mobile devices, which combine the data capabilities of PDAs with the voice communication capabilities of mobile phones, competing device types will draw buyers away from traditional handheld devices. Comments (Comments)

New decision in handheld patent litigation
Posted on 22-Aug-2003 19:32Tags News, Computing

An American Federal Judge ruled that e-Pass holds a patent that affects all handheld devices. Comments (Comments)

Worldwide shipments of Symbian OS smartphones reach 2.68m in first half 2003 - up 1000% from previous year.
Posted on 22-Aug-2003 11:38Tags News, Symbian

Symbian released their unaudited financial and operational figures for the second quarter and the six months ended 30th June 2003. Comments (Comments)

China largest single mobile phone market in the world
Posted on 21-Aug-2003 20:42Tags News, Mobile

There's a good reason why all new smartphone devices are launched in Asia first these days. ZDNET UK reported that another 5 million users in China signed up for a mobile in July, taking the world's largest mobile market to 239.45 million. Comments (Comments)

Survey reveals stolen PDAs provide open door to corporate networks
Posted on 21-Aug-2003 20:32Tags News, Computing

Corporates are being warned that all their IT security measures may be worthless. For the second year in a row, a survey has found that their data could be compromised and their reputation damaged, as a third of employees are leaving business information and access details unprotected on their PDAs. Comments (Comments)

Infosync review of HP iPaq 5555
Posted on 21-Aug-2003 20:18Tags News, Windows Mobile Pocket PC

The current top of the HP line of Pocket PC under the microscope. Comments (Comments)

Is this the Motorola Windows Mobile Smartphone?
Posted on 21-Aug-2003 20:14Tags News, Windows Mobile Smartphone

Digitimes reports about the FCC approval of a new mobile phone codename Chopin. Comments (Comments)

SMART selects Mobilitec's content delivery solution
Posted on 21-Aug-2003 20:07Tags News, Mobile

mPower will be used to delivery content to subscribers in Phillipines. The mobile company currently serves 10 million users. Comments (Comments)

Play, share and compete via the N-Gage Arena!
Posted on 21-Aug-2003 17:23Tags News, Computing

Nokia revealed the N-Gage Arena service. Available globally, the N-Gage Arena will be the home for the worldwide virtual community of gamers, to share their experiences and to find other players for mobile gaming with N-gage, Nokia's new device. Comments (Comments)

Toshiba launches trade in program in U.S.
Posted on 21-Aug-2003 08:06Tags News, Computing

The Toshiba trade in program allows you to trade in your current Toshiba or non-Toshiba technology and apply the value of that product towards the purchase of a new Toshiba product. Comments (Comments)

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