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  • SugarCRM to support iPhone, BlackBerry

    Posted April 30, 2008 - 8:41 pm

    SugarCRM is bridging the distance between mobile phones and PCs with a new version of its Web-based customer relationship management software now available for beta testing.
  • Sony Ericsson combines Java and Flash

    Posted April 30, 2008 - 9:57 am

    Sony Ericsson is hoping to promote 'wow' mobile-phone applications by enabling developers to combine the best of Java and Flash in the same applications.
  • Prototyping tool eases design of iPhone apps

    Posted April 29, 2008 - 4:00 pm

    Enterprises that want to create applications for Apple's iPhone will be able to build and try out prototypes using a special programming template unveiled on Tuesday.
  • Check Point adds VPN access for iPhone

    Posted April 28, 2008 - 8:53 pm

    Check Point Software Technologies on Monday announced support for the iPhone through its VPN-1 product, a Virtual Private Networking (VPN) software tool.
  • Linux up to speed on mobile devices

    Posted April 28, 2008 - 2:22 pm

    Linux, which has been much maligned by Symbian and Microsoft as a non-starter in the handset operating system market, is set to see strong growth as issues with framework fragmentation and silicon requirements are alleviated.
  • Netgear targets SMBs with wireless LAN gear

    Posted April 28, 2008 - 1:57 pm

    Netgear this week will roll out network and storage gear aimed at a range of small and midsize businesses, including a new 802.11n wireless LAN product line.
  • Vodafone, China Mobile and Softbank team on mobile Internet

    Posted April 25, 2008 - 2:21 pm

    Vodafone, China Mobile and Softbank are putting together a Joint Innovation Lab (JIL) to accelerate the roll-out of mobile Internet services. They plan to formalize the arrangement later this year.
  • 3G iPhone due on June 9, analysts say

    Posted April 24, 2008 - 9:11 pm

    The 3G iPhone will be announced June 9, the likely date of Apple CEO Steve Jobs' keynote at the company's Worldwide Developers Conference, analysts said in research notes on Thursday.
  • 10 Killer Texting Tricks

    Posted April 23, 2008 - 10:51 am

    To many people over the age of 30, text messaging can seem like one of those strange, complicated behaviors only teenagers understand. In reality, it's one more great tool in your productivity arsenal, right up there with e-mail and instant messaging. Let your thumbs do a little walking and you can check flight status, update your calendar, track a package, check your bank balance, and get driving directions to almost anywhere.
  • Linux expanding into mid-range phones

    Posted April 22, 2008 - 2:35 pm

    Linux is expanding its influence outside of the world of smartphones, and is poised to take a significant share of the mid-range mobile phone market as well, according to a new study from ABI Research.
  • Samsung's last 'Ultra edition' handset goes on sale

    Posted April 22, 2008 - 12:57 pm

    The latest and final handset in Samsung's Ultra edition range of cell phones goes on sale in the U.K., France and Germany this week and will be available in most other GSM markets by the end of May, the phone maker said Monday.
  • Report: Apple plans nonexclusive iPhone deal in Italy

    Posted April 22, 2008 - 12:51 pm

    Telecom Italia has signed a nonexclusive deal to distribute Apple's iPhone in Italy -- and the phone will be a newer model, compatible with 3G (third generation) networks, according to a report Monday in the Rome daily newspaper La Repubblica.
  • Apple aims to patent IM features on iPhone

    Posted April 22, 2008 - 9:19 am

    A recent patent filing indicates that Apple is getting closer to adding its own instant messaging client to the iPhone.
  • Which religion has the best cell phone?

    Posted April 18, 2008 - 9:56 am

    Religious devotees around the world enjoy expressing their faith with customized cell phones, which may play religious ringtones, carry scripture or provide guidance, content filtering and other services specific to each religion. These phones are customized and marketed directly to religious communities in various parts of the world. But which of the world's great religions - Christianity, Islam, Hinduism, Buddhism, Sikhism and Judaism (listed in order of size) - has the best cell phone?
  • Android developers' competition draws 1,788 entries

    Posted April 18, 2008 - 9:07 am

    Developers from over 70 countries have submitted 1,788 entries to the Android Developer Challenge, according to Google.
  • Nokia sales up 28 percent, but analysts are disappointed

    Posted April 17, 2008 - 11:04 am

    Nokia Thursday reported net income of €1.22 billion, missing analysts' expectations of €1.39 billion for the first quarter. The Finnish phone giant also had a bleaker than expected outlook.
  • Lawmakers complain that Google 'gamed' auction

    Posted April 15, 2008 - 3:40 pm

    Three lawmakers complained Tuesday that Google 'maneuvered' its way into an open wireless network without having to come up with a winning bid in the U.S. Federal Communications Commission's recently completed 700MHz spectrum auction.
  • Microsoft completes Danger acquisition

    Posted April 15, 2008 - 2:35 pm

    Microsoft hinted that it might keep the software and hosted architecture built by Danger, the mobile company that designed the software behind the Sidekick. The software giant announced the completion of its acquisition of the mobile developer on Tuesday.
  • Nokia will use NFC to bypass carriers, analyst says

    Posted April 15, 2008 - 2:23 pm

    Nokia Tuesday introduced the Nokia 6212 classic, which features integrated support for NFC (Near Field Communications). NFC has mainly been seen as a technology for mobile payments, but Nokia has bigger ideas.
  • Price pressure prompts STMicroelectronics, NXP joint venture

    Posted April 11, 2008 - 10:31 am

    Chip vendors NXP and STMicroelectronics have announced a joint venture to deliver cheaper chips for phones.
  • IPhone has hurt Palm, BlackBerry

    Posted April 10, 2008 - 2:09 pm

    Palm is facing deep challenges to compete with Apple's iPhone, while Research In Motion's BlackBerry also seems set to lose market share to the device, at least in the consumer market, an analyst reports.
  • Motorola, Icahn reach agreement on board

    Posted April 7, 2008 - 4:20 pm

    Motorola and Carl Icahn have reached an agreement that ends the activist investor's long battle to install members on Motorola's board and break up the company.
  • In-flight mobile phone use approved across Europe

    Posted April 7, 2008 - 3:58 pm

    The European Commision has opened the door for mobile phones on planes, introducing measures to harmonize the technical and licensing requirements for mobiles services in the sky.
  • Orange launches TV service for PC, TV and mobiles

    Posted April 7, 2008 - 11:42 am

    Mobile operator Orange will roll out a 'cinema series' service where customers will be able to watch six TV channels and video-on-demand on their TV, PC and mobile device.
  • Spectrum auction unlikely to shift carrier balance

    Posted April 7, 2008 - 10:04 am

    Both Verizon Wireless and AT&T won enough spectrum licenses in the U.S. government's 700MHz auction concluded last month to roll out services a cut above what they offer today, though how fast they are for subscribers will be up to the carriers.
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