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Motorola thinks its mobile phone range is well positioned for seasons sale
Posted on 30-Sep-2003 08:09Tags News, Mobile

Like research companies said before camera mobile phones will probably be the big electronic gift this year - and Motorola wants to be there when it happens. Comments (Comments)

PDACorps review of Pocket mini golf
Posted on 30-Sep-2003 08:02Tags News, Software

We've seen golf simulators in desktops and PDA - but I think a mini golf game is something new. PDACorps posted a review of this fun game. Comments (Comments)

Verizon Wireless deploy 3G network in Washington DC and San Diego
Posted on 30-Sep-2003 07:48Tags News, Mobile

Verizon Wireless 1xEVDO network up and running, offering flat rate 300kbps 3G mobile connections for a flat rate of US$79.99. Comments (Comments)

Vodafone GPRS roaming now as flat fee in Europe
Posted on 29-Sep-2003 19:58Tags News, Mobile

Vodafone announced a simplified pricing structure for data roaming in Europe. Comments (Comments)

Logitech Bluetooth products how-to
Posted on 29-Sep-2003 12:59Tags News, Bluetooth

Logitech launched their Bluetooth mouse and keyboard combo and added much more than Microsoft's equivalient. And with good instructions too. Comments (Comments)

Vodafone will not deploy wi-fi hotspots, but will implement roaming
Posted on 29-Sep-2003 08:05Tags News, Wi-Fi

Vodafone UK decided to stay out of wi-fi hotspots - but users will have alternatives to access wireless LANs when needed. Comments (Comments)

Microsoft going after telecom market
Posted on 29-Sep-2003 07:42Tags News, Mobile

Microsoft creates unit for mobile content delivery, and appoints telecommunication executive. Comments (Comments)

Xybernaut granted european patent for mobile computer
Posted on 28-Sep-2003 17:13Tags News, Computing

More from the "patents that will create confusion and reduce end user options in the future" department: a patent for a "body worn mobile computer that is activated using speech, eye, and/or brain activation and having an attachment mechanism to attach the device to the user." Comments (Comments)

Qantas to offer in-flight two-way SMS in all classes
Posted on 27-Sep-2003 09:54Tags News, Mobile

And a month of free, unlimited use of the new Qantas Short Message Service (SMS) system, launched with the airline's new International Business Class. Comments (Comments)

55 Million SMS sent per day in UK, during August 2003
Posted on 27-Sep-2003 09:48Tags News, Mobile

The Mobile Data Association announced that the total number of chargeable person-to-person text messages sent across the four UK GSM networks reached 55 million per day during August 2003. This compares to UK daily averages of 45 million in August 2002 and 34 million in August 2001. Comments (Comments)

O2 set to release Nokia N-Gage
Posted on 27-Sep-2003 09:25Tags News, Gaming

O2 is now advertising the N-Nokia Gage mobile gaming platform, and with some deals to go. Comments (Comments)

Docomo and Symbian in development partnership
Posted on 26-Sep-2003 23:08Tags News, Symbian

Japanese NTT Docomo will develop user interface and service delivery technologies for 3G handsets using Symbian OS Comments (Comments)

Telecom New Zealand and McDonald's act together
Posted on 26-Sep-2003 22:36Tags News, Mobile

McDonald’s and Telecom Mobile have joined forces to connect up to 6,500 McDonald’s staff across New Zealand using Telecoms' CDMA mobile. Comments (Comments)

Updated Opera browser for Sony Ericsson P800
Posted on 26-Sep-2003 22:32Tags News, Software

Opera released their latest Opera 6.2 for Symbian UIQ (Sony Ericsson P800). Comments (Comments)

Microsoft and Tully's Coffee to showcase Wi-Fi capabilities on Windows Mobile Pocket PC
Posted on 26-Sep-2003 08:01Tags News, Wi-Fi

The Coffee shop and Microsoft are partnering to release kiosks equipped with Windows Mobile 2003 Pocket PCs to offer customers a chance to experience wireless access from Cometa Networks. Comments (Comments)

Vivendi moving to licence Vodafone Live!
Posted on 26-Sep-2003 07:57Tags News, Mobile

Apparently the Vodafone group never discard the option of selling licences to their Vodafone Live! service - and Vivendi is in the line to get it. Comments (Comments)

Bluetooth legal in Israel now
Posted on 26-Sep-2003 07:44Tags News, Bluetooth

In the past Israel reserved the ISM band for military use, outlawing the use of Bluetooth devices. Israeli retailers selling advanced handsets had to neutralise their Bluetooth capabilities before sale. Now all that will become a thing of the past. Comments (Comments)

When is it time to announce a converged device a flop?
Posted on 26-Sep-2003 07:40Tags News, Windows Mobile Pocket PC

Wireless News Factor draws a comparison between the new Handspring Treo 600 and the Hitachi G1000 offered by Sprint. Comments (Comments)

Nokia launches Imagewear products
Posted on 25-Sep-2003 22:22Tags News, Mobile

Just after the news of the Nokia 7600 came out, Nokia announced Imagewear. Great wearable imaging products, but where's Bluetooth? Comments (Comments)

New Nokia 7600 dressed to impress
Posted on 25-Sep-2003 22:06Tags News, Mobile

In a bold move, Nokia launched the 7600 to impress 3G users. Comments (Comments)

Campaign for one million SMS to extend GE moratorium in New Zealand
Posted on 25-Sep-2003 21:04Tags News, Mobile

Take 5 is a national campaign to extend the GE (genetically modified) moratorium in New Zealand. One of the ways people can vote is by sending SMS. Comments (Comments)

Is this the Pocket PC Telecom New Zealand should offer?
Posted on 25-Sep-2003 20:51Tags News, Phone Edition

I know it's hard to find CDMA enabled Pocket PC Phone edition PDA, but the successor to the Audiovox Thera seems to a good find. Comments (Comments)

Benq's next smartphone to use Symbian OS and TI OMAP processors
Posted on 25-Sep-2003 19:53Tags News, Symbian

The Benq P30 will run Symbian UIQ, the OS already used by Sony Ericsson P800 and Motorola A920. The phone will be powered by TI's OMAP processors. Comments (Comments)

Palm OS 5 is stable enough to be further developed as a pure telephony OS fo smartphones
Posted on 25-Sep-2003 19:27Tags News, Development

PalmSource CEO told journalists during the developer conference in Munich that Palm OS 5 is mature enough to be used on mass-market handsets, reserving the upcoming Palm OS 6 for high end smartphone devices and PDAs. Comments (Comments)

Philips doing research on reflective display based on electrowetting
Posted on 25-Sep-2003 19:09Tags News, Computing

The technology was presented on the September issue of Nature, where scientists of Philips presented the technology for reflective, paper-like displays. Comments (Comments)


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