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PalmSource ships Palm OS 6 to licensees
Posted on 7-Jan-2004 07:35Tags News, Development

The new OS introduces multi-tasking, modularity, memory protection and more to power the upcoming Palm OS based devices. Comments (Comments)

Former Microsoft VP Juha Christensen joins Macromedia mobile and devices division
Posted on 7-Jan-2004 07:29Tags News, Computing

Juha Christensen left Microsoft in November 2003, and since then joined Action Engine Corporation's Board of Director. Macromedia pushing Flash and mobile devices. Comments (Comments)

Bluetooth remote control and stereo headsets for Apple iPod
Posted on 7-Jan-2004 07:23Tags News, iPod

Ten Technology introduced the new product during the MacWorld Expo 2004 in San Francisco. Comments (Comments)

Griffin unveils iTalk Voice Recorder for iPod
Posted on 6-Jan-2004 23:02Tags News, iPod

This accessory snaps directly on top of the iPod and turns it into a fully functional voice recorder and playback device. Comments (Comments)

Record number of SMS sent in UK during New Years Eve
Posted on 6-Jan-2004 22:20Tags News, Mobile

The number of text messages sent in one day reached an all time high of 111 million on New Year's Day 2004, as record numbers of people across the UK sent greetings to friends and relatives via text message. Comments (Comments)

Vodafone New Zealand recycle program
Posted on 6-Jan-2004 20:20Tags News, Mobile

Vodafone runs a nationwide mobile phone recycling campaign to help reduce the amount of mobile waste being dumped each year. Comments (Comments)

Got a new mobile phone? Recycle the old one at Verizon Wireless stores in New York
Posted on 6-Jan-2004 20:13Tags News, Mobile

The company collects no longer used mobile phones to assist victims of domestic violence. Comments (Comments)

Cornice 2GB hard drive for consumer electronics and portable devices
Posted on 6-Jan-2004 19:26Tags News, Computing

The latest product in its "Storage Element" line of compact, low-cost, high-capacity data storage solutions for consumer electronics. This Storage Element enables more functionality for digital music players, video capture devices, GPS handhelds, and other consumer electronic products. Comments (Comments)

Windows XP Service Pack 2 to bring Bluetooth updates
Posted on 6-Jan-2004 18:20Tags News, Bluetooth

The Microsoft Bluetooth adapter currently works only with Windows XP and has a limited set of profiles available. The upcoming Service Pack, currently in Beta 2 will add more profiles. Comments (Comments)

iBIZ Virtual Laser Keyboard on TV: hackers attack website
Posted on 6-Jan-2004 17:57Tags News, Computing

Soon after having their new product shown on national American TV, iBIZ's website was hacked. Comments (Comments)

Updated MapsGo work with VGA resolution Windows Mobile devices
Posted on 5-Jan-2004 20:52Tags News, Software

The free MapsGo application has been updated to support newer Windows Mobile devices with VGA resolution, like the Toshiba e805. Comments (Comments)

Software enables laptop running Mac OS X to use 3Com Bluetooth PC Card
Posted on 5-Jan-2004 19:50Tags News, Bluetooth

Mac users can now use 3Com Bluetooth PC Cards in selected Powerbook models with a free software. Comments (Comments)

Vodafone: global cellular architect or market opportunist?
Posted on 5-Jan-2004 19:20Tags News, Mobile

Technology consulting and advisory firm Concise Insight has compiled and analysed primary research data on a variety of Vodafone activities and capabilities. Comments (Comments)

BlueS reference design connects multiple devices at home
Posted on 5-Jan-2004 07:27Tags News, Bluetooth

The DSP Group planning to unveil new chip-sets for residential wireless communication at Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas (CES 2004). Comments (Comments)

iBIZ to show virtual laser keyboard, Pocket Radio and Xela Case during CES 2004
Posted on 4-Jan-2004 17:03Tags News, Computing

The company will exhibit new products during the Consumer Electronics Show 2004, in Las Vegas. Comments (Comments)

National Scientific Corporation announces Wi-Fi tag prototype
Posted on 4-Jan-2004 14:01Tags News, Wi-Fi

National Scientific Corporation announced its new Wi-Fi hardware platform, Wi-Fi Tracker, capable of providing tracking and positioning information on any standard Wi-Fi network. Hardware developer kits are now available to select early adopter customers. Comments (Comments)

Windows CE .Net 4.20 ported to Xbox
Posted on 3-Jan-2004 22:52Tags News, Software

The software is not completely finished, but a proof of concept exists. The idea is to show how to port Windows to the gaming console. Comments (Comments)

California law bans use of computer displays in front seat
Posted on 3-Jan-2004 11:17Tags News, Computing

The law explicitly bans the use of any visual device, like video monitors or screen or any similar way to visually displaying video. It doesn't say anything about Voice Activated or Text-to-speech though. Comments (Comments)

Lenovo ET560 is a Pocket PC Phone Edition with clamshell design
Posted on 3-Jan-2004 11:10Tags News, Phone Edition

This Pocket PC includes Bluetooth and a rotating screen that makes it look like a normal Pocket PC. Comments (Comments)

What's the trend for 2004
Posted on 2-Jan-2004 11:50Tags News, Computing

Jon Fortt wrote for The San Jose Mercury News a list of tech trends for 2004. Most wireless or mobile related. Comments (Comments)

Nokia and Eidos will give away thousands of copies of Lara Croft game
Posted on 2-Jan-2004 11:27Tags News, Gaming

Tomb Raider for N-Gage distributed to more than 70,000 fans at the 2003 National Championship Game. Comments (Comments)

Synchronisation solution for Windows Mobile and AS/400
Posted on 30-Dec-2003 12:45Tags News, Windows Mobile Pocket PC

Zanden created a framework for data synchronisation between AS/400 computers and Pocket PCs. Comments (Comments)

Japanese National Police Agency to make it more expensive to talk on mobile while driving.
Posted on 30-Dec-2003 11:54Tags News, Mobile

Japan wants to increase fines applied to users caught talking on mobile phone while driving. Comments (Comments)

Telstra boosts network for predicted New Year SMS record
Posted on 30-Dec-2003 11:19Tags News, Mobile

A record 11.8 million SMS were sent during Christmas Day through Australian network Telstra. The operator expects more than 16 million SMS for New Year's Eve. Comments (Comments)

Telecom New Zealand to launch Xtra Wireless
Posted on 30-Dec-2003 10:59Tags News, Mobile

The new Wireless Broadband service seems to compete directly to Woosh. Comments (Comments)

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