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  • BlackBerry App World Available Online
    Browsing widgets on the handset might be convenient, but not conducive to sifting through thousands of apps. For that, you need an online store. And Research in Motion has opened just that for the BlackBerry App World.The online browser version, accessible by desktop, joins ...More
    August 20, 2009 Posted in News
  • The iPhone Explodes!
    The iPhone can do many things. Spontaneous combustion, however? Well, you probably don’t want an app for that.Nonetheless, apparently the iPhone has that capability built in. A handful of reports of exploding iPhones and iPod Touches in Europe has prompted Apple to ...More
    August 20, 2009 Posted in News
  • AT&T Delays or Cancels First Android Phone?
    AT&T Inc. was scheduled to launch its first Android-based mobile device in the third quarter, but manufacturer HTC reportedly says the launch will be delayed or cancelled. Citing industry sources, Taiwan industry wire DigiTimes reports that HTC is having trouble ...More
    August 20, 2009 Posted in News
  • Report: Microsoft Adopts Split-Mobile Strategy
    Microsoft Corp. is facing down both Apple Inc. and Google Inc.’s coming onslaught of Android devices, but they require two different competitive tactics. So Microsoft plans to take a split position in the market with two versions of Windows Mobile, according to a ...More
    August 20, 2009 Posted in News
  • Not One, But Two Apple Tablets?
    If one rumored Apple Inc. tablet sets people’s imaginations alight, what will two do? And two there very might well be. Envisioneering Group researcher Richard Doherty told BusinessWeek that Apple has designed two touchscreen tablets, one with a 6-inch screen (a ...More
    August 20, 2009 Posted in News
  • Palm Pre Return Rate Much Better Than Once Thought
    Phew.That’s undoubtedly the collective sigh of relief from the folks at Palm and Sprint after hearing a new report that puts the Pre’s return rate at an estimated 11 percent. It’s still higher than that of the new iPhone 3G S – which is reported to ...More
    August 19, 2009 Posted in News
  • Palm Pre: Developers, Submit Your Paid Apps!
    Developers who want the Palm Pre to feature their paid applications are in luck.Palm said today it’s accepting webOS applications – both free and paid – for consideration to be in the Palm App Catalog. The company will launch that e-commerce beta program ...More
    August 18, 2009 Posted in News
  • Qwest Kills Wireless Service
    While wireless for most telcos is a profit generator and a must-have, Qwest Communications International Inc. must not see it that way. As of Oct. 31, it will completely shut down its wireless service, despite proclaiming this time last year that one of its biggest ...More
    August 18, 2009 Posted in News
  • Open-Device Policies Create Opportunity for VARs
    As mobile device manufacturers continue to look for additional revenue streams in the U.S. marketplace, more and more of them are turning to the enterprise channel as a prime target of opportunity.In the past, this path has not been pursued by manufacturers, customers or ...More
    August 18, 2009 Posted in Articles
  • Survey: iPhone Users More Satisfied than Palm Pre Users
    So how do you decide which is better – the new Apple iPhone 3G S or the Palm Pre? You take it to the people.A survey conducted by ChangeWave Research shows a whopping 99 percent satisfaction rate among 3G S users; that’s despite all of the problems AT&T has ...More
    August 17, 2009 Posted in News