• Microsoft to Buy Palm?
    There seems to be an increasing drumbeat for Microsoft Corp. to hang it up on Windows Mobile and just buy Palm Inc.. Goodness knows Microsoft has had a struggle getting traction for Windows Mobile, and Palm has been bleeding for several quarters prior to the launch of the ...More
    July 31, 2009 Posted in News
  • WiMAX Subscribers to Approach 50M by 2014
    WiMAX 802.16e broadband subscribers will approach 50 million globally by 2014, driven by the need to provide broadband to underserved areas, according to new data from Juniper Research.The research firm found that WiMAX will provide easier and more cost-effective broadband ...More
    July 30, 2009 Posted in News
  • Palm Pre in Canada, Eh?
    The Palm Pre, which has been the subject of both good reviews and bad, appears almost ready to make its debut in Canada.Bell Canada is hyping itself as the second carrier in the world to offer the new smartphone, but in-store ads only say that it’s “coming ...More
    July 30, 2009 Posted in News
  • iPhone: Death by Text
    Well, well. It turns out that the iPhone, aka the “Jesus phone,” can be hacked by text message.At the Black Hat conference in Las Vegas this week, security experts Charlie Miller and Collin Mulliner explained that all it takes is a front-loaded malware-licious ...More
    July 30, 2009 Posted in News
  • iPhone 3.0 Skyrockets AT&T Wi-Fi Use
    Thanks in large part to a feature in the iPhone 3.0 that enables auto-authentication at AT&T Inc.’s 20,000 hotspots, the carrier enjoyed a 41 percent increase in Wi-Fi connections last quarter.Almost 15 million users connected to its Wi-Fi network in places like ...More
    July 30, 2009 Posted in News
  • Cellular South Jumps Into Netbook Market
    It’s not just the Tier 1s getting into the netbook trend: Cellular South said Thursday that it’s taking preorders for the Dell Inspiron Mini 10 netbook with built-in 3G high-speed mobile broadband data.The sub-notebook will be priced like a smartphone and ...More
    July 30, 2009 Posted in News
  • AT&T Gets Sunny with Samsung Solstice
    The summer solstice might be past but AT&T Inc. is still appealing to the sunnier sides of life, with the launch of the social media-focused Samsung Solstice, available Aug. 2.The Solstice is a 3G touchscreen phone (with virtual landscape QWERTY keyboard) that provides ...More
    July 30, 2009 Posted in News
  • NexAira, D& H Sign Distribution Deal
    NexAira Inc. has signed a strategic distribution agreement with D&H Distributing wherein the distributor will carry NexAira's line of NexConnect 3G/4G Wireless Routers for consumers and businesses.D&H ships out of five separate locations in North America, including ...More
    July 29, 2009 Posted in News
  • Siemens: We’ve Booked $100M in Managed Services
    Siemens Enterprise Communications is touting its recent success in unified communications, boasting $100 million in managed services agreements with enterprises. “Managed services, like those offered by Siemens Enterprise, can help companies cost-effectively maintain ...More
    July 28, 2009 Posted in News, Voice over IP (VoIP)/IP Telephony
  • AT&T’s Wi-Fi Bookin’ It at Barnes & Noble
    AT&T Inc. will provide free in-store Wi-Fi at Barnes & Noble Inc. at locations nationwide, it said on Tuesday. The two will also launch a mobile promotion campaign.While AT&T has provided hotspots at Barnes & Noble since 2005, now it’s free to anyone ...More
    July 28, 2009 Posted in News