Mobile & Wireless

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  • Updates to browser-based Gmail points to mobile trend

    Posted April 7, 2009 - 5:24 pm

    Google has improved access to Gmail from Android devices and iPhones, pointing to a potential trend toward more Web- and browser-based mobile applications.
  • Apple seen readying huge Wi-Fi boost for iPod Touch, iPhone

    Posted April 7, 2009 - 3:24 pm

    Apple seems to be laying the groundwork to introduce high-capacity, low-power 802.11n Wi-Fi to the iPod Touch, and presumably to its 3G-enabled companion, the iPhone.
  • BlackBerry Storm Gets WiFi, Other Extras, say Sources

    Posted April 7, 2009 - 2:56 pm

    BlackBerry maker Research in Motion (RIM) is prepping a new version of its only touchscreen phone, the BlackBerry Storm, as soon as this September, according to reports. The new phone is set to bring improvements over the current offering, especially with the addition of WiFi.
  • Review

    Skype for iPhone

    Posted April 7, 2009 - 1:56 pm

    Quick chat sessions, powerful integration with the desktop version of the Voice over IP application, and better-than-expected call hosting make Skype for iPhone a must-download, even if it is missing some features.
  • releases no-cost 'lite' mobile application

    Posted April 7, 2009 - 9:29 am

    Hoping to drive customer retention, unveiled a mobile application that is available to all users at no charge.
  • Apple to recklessly hurl iPhones into the maw of the recession

    Posted April 6, 2009 - 8:59 pm

    Eh, why not go out with gusto?
  • LTE test: Watching video while cruising through Vegas

    Posted April 6, 2009 - 8:46 pm

    Motorola Inc. conducted dozens of test drives of LTE wireless technology near the Las Vegas Convention Center during the International CTIA Wireless show last week, displaying video data at speeds of more than 10Mbit/sec. to monitors inside a moving van with only a few minor disruptions.
  • FCC asks court to hold off on white-spaces suits

    Posted April 6, 2009 - 8:32 pm

    The FCC has asked for delays in a court case against its wireless "white spaces" decision until after it has reviewed petitions that were filed to the agency itself.
  • 4 BlackBerry Tips Every Manager Should Know

    Posted April 6, 2009 - 3:06 pm

    At my company, we get hundreds of BlackBerry calls a week, and most aren't from the guy who just dropped his device in a bowl of Wonton soup. Rather, it's the managers on their way to meetings or hopping on flights who want to know the handy tricks and tips that will save them time and make their smart phones smarter.
  • App cuts cellular costs, adds link to unified communications

    Posted April 6, 2009 - 2:50 pm

    Agito's latest version of its cellular wireless LAN convergence software promises still more savings in mobile calling costs for corporate users.
  • T-Mobile To Use Google Android OS For Home Devices

    Posted April 6, 2009 - 11:20 am

    T-Mobile is set to launch two new devices running on the Google Android platform early next year. The wireless carrier will introduce a home phone and a tablet computer, both powered by Google's mobile operating system.
  • Handset manufacturers aim to design their way out of recession

    Posted April 6, 2009 - 9:29 am

    The global recession may have drastically slowed many forms of economic activity, but not the efforts of mobile device manufacturers to drive growth by design innovation.
  • Good Technology update includes mobile VPN

    Posted April 3, 2009 - 8:46 pm

    Good Technology has introduced a new version of its enterprise mobile e-mail product, including limited management support for the iPhone.
  • My iPhone, my word processor

    Posted April 3, 2009 - 12:58 pm

    Get ready for some very frustrating finger-tapping, everybody!
  • LTE comes into focus

    Posted April 3, 2009 - 12:09 pm

    Widely expected to be the next major standard in mobile broadband technology, LTE received a lot of attention from both speakers and vendors at this year's CTIA Wireless convention
  • Innovation and Personalization: Keys to Success in the U.S. Wireless Rat Race

    Posted April 3, 2009 - 10:36 am

    The U.S. wireless market is nearly capped. According to CTIA, there are over 243 million wireless subscribers in the United States. This leaves wireless service providers with little room for organic growth and only one place to acquire new customers: their competition. So how does one carrier set itself apart from another?
  • Clearwire plans Silicon Valley 'sandbox' WiMax network

    Posted April 2, 2009 - 8:13 pm

    Clearwire is teaming up with Google, Cisco Systems and Intel to build a WiMax network in Silicon Valley for software developers to try out new applications on the fourth-generation mobile broadband technology.
  • Microsoft Office Coming to the iPhone?

    Posted April 2, 2009 - 11:39 am

    Workaholics tethered to their smartphones have another reason to switch to Apple: Rumors that Microsoft's Office Suite is coming to the iPhone are inching towards reality, and iPhone apps with document and spreadsheet editing capabilities are also on the way.
  • Palm Invites Developers to Create Apps for Pre Mobile Phone

    Posted April 2, 2009 - 11:36 am

    Palm is taking what it hopes is the next step in to make its Palm Pre a viable iPhone competitor. On Wednesday, at the Web 2.0 Expo in San Francisco, Palm opened up its Mojo Software Development Kit (SDK) program to a "broad group of developers."
  • Palm takes next steps on webOS, Pre smartphone

    Posted April 2, 2009 - 11:17 am

    Palm has revealed new details about its developer plans for the webOS operating system, the heart of the upcoming Palm Pre smartphone.
  • Developers stunted by mobile process

    Posted April 2, 2009 - 9:46 am

    Executives at the CTIA conference said consolidation is necessary to open up the mobile app development environment.
  • Verizon Wireless: More E-book Readers May Be Coming

    Posted April 2, 2009 - 9:37 am

    Are e-book readers going to be the next big thing in wireless? Verizon Wireless chief executive Lowell McAdam said "four or five" of them are in various stages of development in the company's open development labs.
  • The iPhone: Is this all there is?

    Posted April 1, 2009 - 9:24 pm

    Is the thrill gone already?
  • Verizon joins global mobile software push

    Posted April 1, 2009 - 8:25 pm

    Verizon Wireless will join the Joint Innovation Lab (JIL) created by China Mobile, Softbank and Vodafone to help standardize mobile application development and get new software out to mobile users more quickly.
  • Symbian Foundation faces up to challenges

    Posted April 1, 2009 - 8:05 pm

    What was billed as a roundtable discussion for members of the new Symbian Foundation turned into an opportunity for them to lay out the challenges and threats to their fledgling group.
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