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New UI for mobile phones based on Java
Posted on 14-Jul-2003 07:41Tags News, Mobile

Digital Airways is known for its Java browser Wapaka. Moving more into the mobile area, the company now released a GUI designer and manager for mobile phones. Comments (Comments)

PDACorps reviews MetalSyli
Posted on 14-Jul-2003 07:27Tags News, News

One of the things I liked on my Palm V was the metal stylus. The iPAQ products come with a plastic one, without the same weight and feel. But PDACorps found MetalStyli, a replacement style for the iPAQ series. Comments (Comments)

Palm T2 shows in CDW inventory
Posted on 12-Jul-2003 18:13Tags News, Palm

An uncofirmed new Palm model, the T2 is now showing in some inventories on-line. Comments (Comments)

Bluetooth 1.2.1 for Mac OS 10.2.5 released
Posted on 12-Jul-2003 16:11Tags News, Bluetooth

Apple posted an update on its Bluetooth software for Mac OS 10.2.5 users. Comments (Comments)

NS Basic 4.1 available for Windows Mobile 2003 devices
Posted on 12-Jul-2003 15:56Tags News, Development

NS Basic/CE 4.1 now supports the Windows Mobile 2003 software for Pokcet PC. Comments (Comments)

GSM Association wants more carriers to deploy MMS
Posted on 12-Jul-2003 13:55Tags News, Mobile

The GSM Association (GSMA), the global trade association for GSM mobile operators, issued a rallying call to the wireless industry to speed the arrival of enhanced, fully interoperable Multi-media Messaging Services (MMS) and compatible terminals through compliance with newly agreed industry standards. Comments (Comments)

Heard of Amoisonic, Ningbo Bird, Capitel, Eastcom, Haier, Kejian, Konka and Legend?
Posted on 12-Jul-2003 13:28Tags News, Mobile

ZDNET reports that a paper from Portelligent declares these Chinese mobile manufacturers ready for competition with Nokia and other mobile makers. Comments (Comments)

Mitac to start shipments of its Windows Mobile Smartphone Mitac 8380 in Taiwan and Hong Kong
Posted on 12-Jul-2003 12:58Tags News, Windows Mobile Smartphone

Mitac expects to start shipping their new Mio 8380 in Taiwan and Hong Kong by 17th July. Comments (Comments)

Real life hyperlinks
Posted on 11-Jul-2003 09:25Tags News, Mobile

Moving out of a screen, hyperlinks are now introduced to real life. A company in London, UK, is placing billboards with technology to allow users to point a mobile phone to it, click - and be transferred to a webpage. Comments (Comments)

Microsoft launches Speech Partner Program
Posted on 10-Jul-2003 22:09Tags News, Computing

Received today an e-mail for Microsoft Partners, with information about their new Microsoft Speech Partner Program. Interesting to note the vision of having mobile devices being voice activated. Comments (Comments)

Russian authorities ask mobile providers to turn off encryption systems for 24 hours
Posted on 10-Jul-2003 22:00Tags News, Mobile

As part of the investigation of a suicide bombing attack, Russian authorities requested providers to disable security mechanisms in their mobile networks, to allow eavesdropping on all calls. Comments (Comments)

GSM now accounts for over 80% of new digital subscriber growth
Posted on 9-Jul-2003 21:50Tags News, Mobile

For the first time since 1997 the percentage of new subscribers selecting GSM as their mobile service of choice has passed 80%. Comments (Comments)

Charlie's Angels in your mobile
Posted on 9-Jul-2003 20:59Tags News, Mobile

I've seen the movie, and it's a festival of Bluetooth headset and Sony Ericsson T610 mobile phones. Now Columbia Pictures is offering mobile "Charlie's Angels" services, available to users in some countries (including New Zealand). Comments (Comments)

O2 delays launch of MS Smartphone 2002 and will launch Windows Mobile Smartphone 2003 instead
Posted on 9-Jul-2003 17:18Tags News, Windows Mobile Smartphone

Just received an e-mail from O2 with the news of this delay. This e-mail also confirms a Windows Mobile Smartphone 2003 launch for 4Q'03. Comments (Comments)

German T-Mobile launches product integrating location based services, GPRS, Bluetooth and GPS
Posted on 9-Jul-2003 02:08Tags News, Mobile

The new product uses Location Based Services, Bluetooth, GPS, GPRS and Symbian smartphones to give drivers directions and location information. Comments (Comments)

Forbes Magazine on Bluetooth: a projector?
Posted on 9-Jul-2003 01:20Tags News, Bluetooth

If they haven't changed the page yet, Forbes Magazine online has an article about Bluetooth. Funny thing is, the picture is one of a projector Comments (Comments)

EDS launches mobile information protection service
Posted on 8-Jul-2003 19:50Tags News, Computing

EDS announced a service aimed to protect information stored and moved around in laptops and handheld devices. Comments (Comments)

A new website focused on Windows Mobile Smartphone devices
Posted on 8-Jul-2003 19:23Tags News, Windows Mobile Smartphone

Jason Dunn, from PocketPCThoughts just opened the gates of his new "Thoughts" site, this one focusing on Windows Mobile Smartphone products. Comments (Comments)

Infosync reviews new Orange SPV E100
Posted on 8-Jul-2003 18:19Tags News, Windows Mobile Smartphone

Bsaed on the HTC Tanager design, the new SPV E100 debuted on the Orange network. Comments (Comments)

3 now opens concept 'store within store' in 60 Superdrug outlets across the UK
Posted on 8-Jul-2003 17:22Tags News, 3G

3, the UK's first video mobile network, has completed the first phase of its retail rollout. Over 2,000 stores nationwide now sell 3's video-mobiles, ranging from traditional mobile phone outlets to 'stores within stores' in Superdrug shops. Comments (Comments)

Emblaze systems releases results of O2 video streaming trial
Posted on 8-Jul-2003 02:26Tags News, Mobile

O2 Pilot users say: quality of video and ease of use will encourage them to continue to use video over mobile services and recommend it to their family and friend. Comments (Comments)

HP to launch a MS Smartphone device
Posted on 8-Jul-2003 02:02Tags News, Windows Mobile Smartphone

After some denial and conflicting information, HP now says it'll release a handheld PDA that would combine the features of WiFi and Bluetooth with the convenience of a mobile phone, just like Dell. Comments (Comments)

Domain of the Infinite Movie Studio
Posted on 7-Jul-2003 20:58Tags News, Windows Mobile Pocket PC

I've noticed a new link submitted by one of our readers, and think it's worth commenting: Domain of the Infinite is an online movie studio that creates original films exclusively for your Pocket PC. Witness the production process, read scripts, view movie artwork, and download free movies for your handheld. Comments (Comments)

Vodafone UK provides mobile shopping to Live! customers
Posted on 7-Jul-2003 20:43Tags News, Mobile

Vodafone UK launched'Vodafone live! Shopping'. The mobile store where customers can purchase goods securely over their phones using their credit or debit cards. Comments (Comments)

Vodafone GPRS Network Optimiser
Posted on 7-Jul-2003 09:59Tags News, Mobile

Vodafone New Zealand to launch an optimiser for users of its GPRS network. Comments (Comments)

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