• Nokia Enters Netbook Fray
    Broadening its product portfolio as its world-leading market share in mobile devices erodes, Nokia said today it is releasing what it calls a “mini-laptop” – the Nokia Booklet 3G.The aluminum-clad netbook is powered by the Intel Atom processor, which is ...More
    August 24, 2009 By Richard Martin Posted in News
  • 4G: How Channel Partners Might Profit From WiMAX, LTE
    There’s a lot of hype around 4G – it’s the embodiment of the Utopian idea of anytime, anywhere connectivity with high speeds and low latency to support voice, data, video and other bandwidth-intensive applications. But it’s still difficult to ...More
    August 24, 2009 By Cara Sievers Posted in Articles
  • Android Tablet Due Sept. 15
    Google’s Linux-based Android mobile operating system has been fingered for powering mobile devices beyond the smartphone for some time now. On Sept. 15, Archos Technology will unveil just such a device, a tablet computer.At the Sept. 15 press conference, the company ...More
    August 20, 2009 Posted in News
  • Verizon Turns BlackBerrys Into TV Remotes
    Verizon Communications Inc. is bumping up the value prop for its FiOS residential television service by turning smartphones into remote controls, among other things.Integrating mobile handsets with the TV, including remote control and program navigation, and apps that can ...More
    August 20, 2009 Posted in News
  • 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