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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)

MSDN Chats and Microsoft Webcasts for the next couple of weeks
Posted on 25-Sep-2003 15:54Tags News, Development

A reminder of a couple of webcasts on development for Windows Mobile devices coming soon. Comments (Comments)

180 million mobile subscribers in US, 400 million in China by 2007
Posted on 24-Sep-2003 21:53Tags News, Mobile

The Research Room group published a free report with mobile subscription forecast s for 77 countries around the world. Comments (Comments)

Winner of Ericsson Frontier competition announced
Posted on 24-Sep-2003 21:36Tags News, Mobile

New Zealand company I.T Link Limited has won Ericsson’s 2003 Frontier competition beating 5 other finalists from both sides of the Tasman. Comments (Comments)

wi-fi via SMS
Posted on 24-Sep-2003 20:56Tags News, Wi-Fi

SingTel launches a novel way for users to pay for wi-fi: SMS. Comments (Comments)

Vodafone ready to launch Lara Croft
Posted on 24-Sep-2003 19:49Tags News, Gaming

Vodafone, the world’s largest mobile community, and Eidos, one of the world’s leading publishers and developers of entertainment software today announce an exclusive agreement in 22 countries for mobile entertainment content based on the highly-successful Tomb Raider series. Comments (Comments)

Palm OS 6 finished by 29th December
Posted on 24-Sep-2003 10:09Tags News, Development

Palmsource announcement of its next generation OS during a Munich developer seminar promisses lots for the platform. Comments (Comments)

70% of Chinese wireless developers will deploy applications by Fall 2004
Posted on 23-Sep-2003 22:20Tags News, Wireless

Interesting thing is that Bluetooth makes the majority of the development. Comments (Comments)

Will mobile payment finally lift off?
Posted on 23-Sep-2003 22:13Tags News, Mobile

Nokia and Visa announced developement in mobile payment, by including eletronic wallet software in new mobile phones. Comments (Comments)

Nokia promotes Game Battle
Posted on 23-Sep-2003 22:07Tags News, Gaming

A competition to find the best mobile online game for the N-Gage platform. Comments (Comments)

Vodafone and Telstra Wholesale in deal to share network
Posted on 23-Sep-2003 22:02Tags News, Mobile

In an industry first, Vodafone Australia and Telstra Wholesale announced a network partnering trial. Comments (Comments)

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