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Handango releases mobile software data for the second quarter of 2003
Posted on 13-Aug-2003 21:05Tags News, Computing

Handango released the Handango Yardstick for the second quarter of 2003. The Handango Yardstick is a quarterly report on the state of the mobile software economy. This quarter, the Handango Yardstick focuses on global software sales, highlighting the sales of non-English mobile software applications and bestsellers by language. Comments (Comments)

Video: How mobile phones affect aircrafts
Posted on 13-Aug-2003 20:47Tags News, Mobile

Gareth Mitchell (BBC UK's Go Digital programme) shows us how mobile phones can affect aircraft according to the British Civil Aviation Authority. Comments (Comments)

McDonald's big wi-fi roll out in U.S.
Posted on 13-Aug-2003 20:17Tags News, Wi-Fi

McDonald's announced the launch of high-speed wireless Internet access for customers in an anticipated 100 restaurants throughout the Chicagoland and Milwaukee areas, with more than 60 of those restaurants offering wireless services immediately. Comments (Comments)

Mitac Mio 8380 to arrive in Europe - September
Posted on 13-Aug-2003 20:08Tags News, Windows Mobile Smartphone

According to Mitac's website the Mio 8380, launched a couple of months ago in Hong Kong is set to be launched in Europe. Comments (Comments)

Comparison of Windows CE .NET 4.2, Pocket PC 2002, and Windows Mobile 2003 Software for Pocket PCs
Posted on 13-Aug-2003 13:54Tags News, Windows Mobile Pocket PC

Microsoft released a document comparing some of the main features of Windows CE.NET 4.2, Pocket PC 2002, and Windows Mobile™ 2003 software for Pocket PC. It is designed to provide customers with a better understanding of the commonalities and differences between the platforms and explain the roles each play in Microsoft’s ongoing mobile and embedded device strategies. Comments (Comments)

T-Mobile brings Blackberry 7230 to U.S.
Posted on 13-Aug-2003 00:01Tags News, BlackBerry

The American T-Mobile started selling the Blackberry 7230, with colour screen. Comments (Comments)

Shakers on mobile and wireless
Posted on 12-Aug-2003 23:48Tags News, Computing

CBR (Computer Business Review) published their selection of 10 most influential companies in the mobile and wireless business. Comments (Comments)

Still don't know what connected PDA to get?
Posted on 12-Aug-2003 23:37Tags News, Computing

An article on this month's PCWorld brings a list of PDA and smartphones and compares them in a big round up. Comments (Comments)

Pocket PC controlled robot
Posted on 11-Aug-2003 21:29Tags News, Windows Mobile Pocket PC

A H3630 running the Familiar Linux distribution is the "brain" controlling this radiocontrolled car. Comments (Comments)

Palm releases Bluetooth software for Tungsten W
Posted on 11-Aug-2003 20:44Tags News, Software

Until now users of Palm Tungsten W (GSM/GPRS) had no Bluetooth functionality. Palm has released an updated driver to enable the use its Palm Bluetooth SD Card with this model. Comments (Comments)

Looking for the best mobile wireless case
Posted on 11-Aug-2003 19:24Tags News, Mobile

Computerworld, with support from HP, is seeking IT user-organization case study submissions for consideration and recognition in Computerworld's "Best Practices in Mobile & Wireless Awards Program." Comments (Comments)

British O2 to launch interactive services for Pop Idol TV Show
Posted on 11-Aug-2003 14:28Tags News, Mobile

O2 announced that it will provide a range of interactive mobile services for the second series of smash-hit reality entertainment show Pop Idol. Comments (Comments)

Belkin F8T003 competition results
Posted on 11-Aug-2003 10:19Tags News, Site related

The results are in. The winner was contacted and prize is changing hands soon . Comments (Comments)

This is a small world - six degrees of separation applies to e-mail too
Posted on 11-Aug-2003 09:18Tags News, General

University of Columbia sociologists Peter Sheridan Dodds, Duncan Watts and their colleagues have published the first results of the Small World Project, which uses the Internet to test the six degrees of separation theory. The article links to a recorded video, where Watts explains the theory that originated in the 1960s and contends that people are connected through a chain of no more than six people. Comments (Comments)

Microsoft Innovation Centre New Zealand select mobile projects
Posted on 11-Aug-2003 01:55Tags News, Computing

The Microsoft New Zealand Innovation Centre was launched in October last year to help accelerate the progress of technology projects for public sector agencies and foster innovation in the sector. Comments (Comments)

Hotspot? Is this something smelly or a night club?
Posted on 11-Aug-2003 00:30Tags News, Wi-Fi

According to a reearch in UK 30% of home computer users don't know what a hotspot is. And most get confused with wireless terms. Comments (Comments)

Palm moves one step closer to Handspring acquisition
Posted on 9-Aug-2003 09:44Tags News, Palm

Palm and Handspring announced that the waiting period required by the Hart-Scott-Rodino Anti-Trust Improvements Act for Palm's proposed acquisition of Handspring has expired. The acquisition is expected to close in the fall, subject to certain conditions, including approval from both companies' stockholders. Comments (Comments)

Details on O2 XDA II emerge
Posted on 9-Aug-2003 09:36Tags News, Phone Edition

A German site posted more details with exclusive photos of the upcoming O2 XDA II Pocket PC Phone Edition. Comments (Comments)

HP Windows Mobile OS 2003 for iPAQ H39xx series now shipping
Posted on 8-Aug-2003 21:59Tags News, Windows Mobile Pocket PC

U.S. owners of H39xx Pocket PC are now able to buy the upgrade from Pocket PC OS 2002 to Windows Mobile OS 2003 from the HP website. H54xx series will be next in a couple of weeks. Comments (Comments)

mapAmobile locates mobile users
Posted on 8-Aug-2003 09:35Tags News, Mobile

With the SIM card-based service mapAmobile users are able to locate other mobile users, via SMS or the web. Users can also enable special SMS notifications when a mobile phone move to a particular location. Comments (Comments)

Number of mobile phone users worldwide to increase to 2 billion by 2007
Posted on 8-Aug-2003 08:41Tags News, Mobile

Wireless subscribers to reach two Billion by 2007 and CDMA to see growth. Comments (Comments)

iPAQ H3970 SD Card driver update available from HP
Posted on 8-Aug-2003 08:04Tags News, Windows Mobile Pocket PC

Users of iPaq H39xx series with Pocket PC OS 2002 now have a download with SD card drivers update. Comments (Comments)

In a twist of RIM case a judge allows the company to keep selling the Blackberry product and services
Posted on 7-Aug-2003 18:49Tags News, BlackBerry

A new ruling delivered by the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia favored RIM and allows RIM to continue selling its products and services in the United States without interruption. Comments (Comments)

Low-cost development system for 'Tilt-Navigating' small PDA or mobile phone displays
Posted on 7-Aug-2003 17:33Tags News, Computing

Innoventions is now shipping a development system for RotoView, a technology that allows PDA and mobile phone users to use hand gestures to control these devices. Comments (Comments)

Sony Clie, Palm OS or P800?
Posted on 6-Aug-2003 20:39Tags News, Palm

The author discusses why and how he moved from a Sony Clie to a Palm T2 and why the P800 is an overkill. Comments (Comments)

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