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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)

VOIP infrastrucutre to kill mobile carriers?
Posted on 21-Aug-2003 07:51Tags News, Computing

An interesting array of ideas on how to create a mobile VOIP infrastructure based on wireless networking technologies is the featured article "The Death of the Mobile Phone Carrier" at newmobilecomputing. Comments (Comments)

New IDC report report suggests that Microsoft may emerge as a major force in telecom in several years’ time
Posted on 20-Aug-2003 20:42Tags News, Computing

According to a new report from IDC, a battle is looming for the enterprise desktop between major IT and telecom vendors. Comments (Comments)

Updated Dana available now
Posted on 20-Aug-2003 19:55Tags News, Palm

Alphasmart introduces a new update enhancing the experience of using the Dana Palm OS based laptop replacement. Comments (Comments)

Vodafone Japan to launch 3G and Vodafone Live! in October'03
Posted on 20-Aug-2003 19:47Tags News, 3G

After announcing Ericsson as their partner for the launch of 3G services in Greece, Vodafone announced the start of operations of Vodafone Live! in Japan from October 2003, on their 3G platform. Comments (Comments)

A lucky phone number
Posted on 20-Aug-2003 08:02Tags News, Mobile

An auction attracted a US$ 280,000 bid for the number 8888-8888. A Chinese airline bought the number because it's lucky (eight times the number eight) - and it's a good number too. Comments (Comments)

New Linux handheld PDA coming soon
Posted on 20-Aug-2003 07:50Tags News, Computing

Softfield launches in Sept'03 a new Linux based PDA. The Linuxdevices website previews the newcomer. Comments (Comments)

Over 20% of mobile data users worldwide will use MMS by 2007
Posted on 19-Aug-2003 22:25Tags News, Mobile

According to a new report from ARC Group. This total equates to around 25 billion messages a year, or just over 2 billion messages per month. However, the report predicts that MMS traffic will start to grow exponentially after 2007, once the viral effect of MMS begins to take hold. Comments (Comments)

Sandisk prepares to launch wi-fi SD Card but your Pocket PC must be ready for it
Posted on 19-Aug-2003 22:21Tags News, Computing

Pocket PC users who wish to use the new Sandisk SD Card need to check if the handlhed is compatible with the new device. Comments (Comments)

Studios blame SMS for movies not reaching their targets
Posted on 19-Aug-2003 17:56Tags News, Mobile

A few generations ago word of the mouth was too slow to spread the news about bad movies. With SMS, the audience says "not worth watching" much faster. And studios don't see the money. Comments (Comments)

IDC Worldwide smart handheld devices forecast and analysis 2003-2007
Posted on 19-Aug-2003 07:31Tags News, Computing

As enterprises and consumers continue to heavily scrutinize technology purchases, the evolution of mobile phones will cap market expansion for one of the hottest technology products of the 90’s. According to new research from IDC, potential growth for the unconnected PDA market will shift largely to voice-enabled devices. Comments (Comments)

Round up of smartphone devices on CNET
Posted on 18-Aug-2003 19:35Tags News, Computing

CNET tested and listed eight smartphone devices. The Sony Ericsson P800 is top of the list. Comments (Comments)

New wi-fi chipset promisses speedier wireless networks
Posted on 18-Aug-2003 19:25Tags News, Wi-Fi

Using a unique multiple antenna system, the AGN100 extends existing Wi-Fi rates to 108 Mbps per channel while remaining compatible with all common Wi-Fi standards. Comments (Comments)

Developer interview at PDACorps: Peter Balogh from PDAMill
Posted on 18-Aug-2003 19:20Tags News, Windows Mobile Pocket PC

Peter Balogh from PDAmill talks about some of the established classics like Snails and Gamebox Solitaire and the recent Classics. Comments (Comments)

PalmOne is the new name for Palm, makers of Palm OS based devices
Posted on 18-Aug-2003 18:43Tags News, Palm

Palm announced the new name it will adopt following the proposed spin-off this fall of PalmSource, Inc., makers of Palm OS platform software. The name "palmOne, Inc." will reflect the company's handheld computer hardware and software solutions business and encompass the sub brands Zire(tm) and Tungsten(tm), as well as Treo, upon the completion of the planned acquisition of Handspring, Inc., also expected this fall. Comments (Comments)

Jeyo Remote lets you control your Windows PC from a mobile phone
Posted on 18-Aug-2003 17:05Tags News, Bluetooth

Similar to other softwares already available for the Mac world, Jeyo Remote allows control of a Windows PC from a Sony Ericsson mobile phone. Comments (Comments)

Sony Clie UX-50 review on Wall Street Journal
Posted on 18-Aug-2003 07:42Tags News, Palm

The new Sony Clie UX50 looks like a laptop, and is priced accordingly. Walter Mossber from The Wall Street Journal reviewed this new Palm OS based device. Comments (Comments)

Linux Bluetooth stacks
Posted on 17-Aug-2003 14:58Tags News, Bluetooth

It came to my attention while approving submitted links the existence of two Linux Bluetooth stacks. Comments (Comments)

Blackberry 7230 review on eWeek
Posted on 17-Aug-2003 13:05Tags News, BlackBerry

The Blackberry 7230 was launched in U.S and Australia. It gives the user a colour screen, always on e-mail and internet browser. eWeek published a review of this device connected to the T-Mobile network. Comments (Comments)

T-Mobile MDA Pocket PC Phone Edition making the news
Posted on 16-Aug-2003 13:50Tags News, Phone Edition

New Windows Mobile Pocket PC Phone Edition MDA (Mobile Digital Assistant) from German T-Mobile set to the end of this year. Comments (Comments)

Mobipay providing mobile payment for taxis in Spain
Posted on 16-Aug-2003 10:46Tags News, Mobile

Solution for mobile payment now includes taxi, in addition to other merchants. Comments (Comments)

Microsoft releases Windows Mobile Smartphone 2003 SDK
Posted on 15-Aug-2003 22:53Tags News, Development

Free SDK allows developers to target Microsoft's smartphone platform. Comments (Comments)

iPAQ H5450 wi-fi update available from HP
Posted on 15-Aug-2003 19:43Tags News, Software

HP released an update to fix a problem pointing where the iPaq H5450 is not capable of connecting to a WLAN AP that supports both 802.11b and 802.11g. Comments (Comments)


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