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New study by Test-Aankoop confirms safety of Nokia batteries
Posted on 19-Nov-2003 09:36Tags News, Mobile

Test-Aankoop, a Belgian consumer organization, caused a stir when declared the Nokia batteries weren't safe. The company has now performed new tests on mobile phone battery safety, using only certified original Nokia batteries in the testing. Comments (Comments)

Telstra and Microsoft in business initiative including Windows Mobile Phone Edition and Smartphone
Posted on 18-Nov-2003 15:37Tags News, Computing

The new programme focus on enterprise mobility and includes packages with unlimited data usage. Comments (Comments)

ASUS to launch Windows Mobile Phone Edition
Posted on 18-Nov-2003 15:08Tags News, Phone Edition

The web site PDAFrance has posted an image of a new ASUS Windows Mobile 2003 Phone Edition. Comments (Comments)

Toshiba Bluetooth drivers updated
Posted on 18-Nov-2003 13:33Tags News, Software

Users of all Bluetooth enabled Toshiba Pocket PCs and SD cards can now download updated drivers for Pocket PC OS 2002 and Windows Mobile 2003 handhelds. Comments (Comments)

New Palmsource licensee to develop Palm OS based smartphones
Posted on 18-Nov-2003 12:56Tags News, Palm

PalmSource Licenses Palm OS to PerComm, a company involved in the development of messaging devices. Comments (Comments)

String of PalmSource announcements during the COMDEX Las Vegas 2003
Posted on 18-Nov-2003 12:46Tags News, Palm

PalmSource disclosed its new software store, Sprint association and the Palm Powered MobileWorld brand during the exhibition. Comments (Comments)

Microsoft Announces the next version of the Tablet PC OS
Posted on 18-Nov-2003 08:20Tags News, Tablet PC

The new version, expected to be available in the first half of 2004 was announced during the COMDEX Las Vegas 2003. The upgrade will be free. Comments (Comments)

palmOne demonstrating handheld and smartphone functionality at COMDEX
Posted on 18-Nov-2003 08:14Tags News, Computing

From Bluetooth, to wi-fi, to GPRS (but not all in one). Comments (Comments)

Advent calendars in your mobile
Posted on 18-Nov-2003 08:09Tags News, Computing

A British company is distributing Advent Calendars over wireless. Comments (Comments)

Sprint joins the push-to-talk (PTT) wave with its Ready Link service
Posted on 18-Nov-2003 00:15Tags News, Mobile

Offering two mobile phone models, Sprint starts offering a push-to-talk service to its customers. Comments (Comments)

Vulnerabilities in certain mobile phone Bluetooth implementations
Posted on 17-Nov-2003 23:49Tags News, Bluetooth

ALD, a company specialising in consultancy and security, identified a couple of vulnerabilities in the way Bluetooth is implemented in some popular mobile phone models. Comments (Comments)

NEC Personal Robot PaPeRo
Posted on 17-Nov-2003 22:35Tags News, Computing

Personal robots are designed to interact with people and be programmed for human-like interactions and tasks. Sometimes called electronic helpers, these robots can navigate around objects and speak in simple phrases. Comments (Comments)

The future of CRM is mobile, wireless and Web-based
Posted on 17-Nov-2003 20:33Tags News, Computing

IBM has published an article by Rod Adkins, General Manager, Pervasive Computing about how CRM is evolving and how mobile computing Comments (Comments)

New Windows XP for Tablet PC in the first half of 2004 will be free for current users
Posted on 17-Nov-2003 18:05Tags News, Tablet PC

Bill Gates, Microsoft's chairman and Chief Software Architect announced an update to the Tablet PC operating system during his Comdex 2003 keynote address. Comments (Comments)

Bluetooth Americas 2003, San Jose, 9 - 11 December
Posted on 16-Nov-2003 15:41Tags News, Bluetooth

The Bluetooth Americas Exhibition 2003 is the 5th year of this annual event. Comments (Comments)

Shell HomeGenie, an integrated home management solution
Posted on 16-Nov-2003 14:35Tags News, Computing

The service provides web based remote access of household systems and devices through a home-computer broadband connection to the Internet, through most personal computers or mobile phones with Internet access. Comments (Comments)

MTV Espana to distribute content via Vodafone, Telefonica and Amena
Posted on 16-Nov-2003 10:58Tags News, GPRS

Content distribution company Aspiro signed an agreement with MTV Espaņa to become MTV Espaņa's technical provider of music content to mobile phones. Comments (Comments)

New Familiar distribution for iPAQ Pocket PC available
Posted on 16-Nov-2003 10:44Tags News, Windows Mobile Pocket PC

The Familiar Project is working towards producing a stable, and full featured Linux distribution for the HP iPAQ. Comments (Comments)

The Chupa Chups NotePop PDA (Personal Dummy Assistant)
Posted on 15-Nov-2003 14:24Tags News, General

This is so funny, I had to show it here: a toy PDA, free with a Chupa Chups lollipop. Comments (Comments)

More on the BT Bluephone
Posted on 15-Nov-2003 10:45Tags News, Computing

As reported a few months ago, BT plans to release the Bluephone concept product. Some reports on the internet say it would be in time for Xmas 2003, but a BT magazine says April 2004. Comments (Comments)

Swisscom Mobile first to launch Ericsson's and Sony Music's M-USE
Posted on 15-Nov-2003 10:17Tags News, GPRS

M-USE is an integral part of Swisscom Mobile's Vodafone Live! portal which was launched at the same time. The M-USE service offers the latest in mobile music content including artist pictures, ringtones, mobile music clips, artist news, and an advanced music recommendation service. Comments (Comments)

NVIDIA to show next generation mobile technology at Comdex
Posted on 15-Nov-2003 10:15Tags News, Computing

NVIDIA will be hosting a media event during the Comdex 2003, on Monday 17th November 9:00am at the Four Seasons, adjacent to the Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas. Comments (Comments)

Japan Airlines sign up to Connexion to provide in-flight internet access
Posted on 14-Nov-2003 20:16Tags News, Computing

Following Singapore Airlines and other companies Japan Airlines will also bring high-speed internet access for travellers. Comments (Comments)

Visto delivers wireless email to KPN in Europe, including support for Palm Tungsten W
Posted on 14-Nov-2003 20:13Tags News, Computing

KPN's OfficeMode is Visto's first wireless email service on the i-mode platform. Comments (Comments)

Sprint PCS to offer TV programs streaming
Posted on 14-Nov-2003 19:37Tags News, Computing

MobiTV and Sprint bring real-time news, sports and music TV channels to PCS Vision subscribers in the United States. Comments (Comments)

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