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Microsoft Thinks Outside Business Box in the Battle for the Wireless Prosumer

Microsoft Corp.’s wireless division wants you. And everyone else as well. In a shift in strategy announced last week at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, the software giant noted, a bit creepily, that it will be our constant “companion in a world of change.” In fact, it is now actively targeting the con-sumer — or, […]

The Google-Phone Effect

In the coming months, wireless dealers will be getting a bold new palette of handset options to offer their business customers. For one thing, devices built on Google Inc.’s Android platform, announced in November, should be making their way to market soon, adding another OS option to the already fragmented handset landscape. For another, the […]

Case Study: Ring2 Gives SES AMERICOMs BlackBerry Users Full Remote Control of Conference Calls

Client: As a supplier of global satellite communications services, SES AMERICOM operates one of the most advanced fleets in orbit today, enabling broadcasters, programmers, cable networks, service providers and government agencies to reach their audiences via satellite-based distribution platforms and network solutions. With roots dating back to the launch of Satcom F1 from Kennedy Space […]

CTIA: Facebook Gets Blackberried

Facebook Inc. is beefing up its role for business users. Dustin Moskovitz announced during his keynote at CTIA today that a mobile version of the popular social networking platform will natively be available on BlackBerry smartphone devices. T-Mobile USA Inc. will be the first carrier to bundle the Facebook Mobile app for its subscribers, but […]

Pearl Medical Integrates Ring2 Remote Control for BlackBerry

Ring2 Conferencing has announced that Pearl Medical, a managed service provider of BlackBerry devices for medical professionals, is integrating the Ring2 Conference Controller for BlackBerry as a key component of its service offering. Pearl Medical is offering the Ring2 Conference Controller for BlackBerry as a feature for its suite of services, designed to provide medical […]

Verizon to Release Four New Phones

Verizon Wireless took the wraps off four new phones Wednesday it hopes will compete against popular selections such as the iPhone. The company said the devices will be available in time for the holiday season. They are the Verizon Wireless Juke by Samsung, the BlackBerry Pearl 8130 smartphone, The Venus by LG and The Voyager […]

AT&T, RIM Unveil Wi-Fi Capable BlackBerry

AT&T Inc. and Research in Motion are releasing the first Wi-Fi BlackBerry handset, the companies said Wednesday. The BlackBerry 8820 will be available Thursday and supports 802.11a, b and g with enterprise security features. AT&Ts enterprise customers can use it with their corporate Wi-Fi networks and individual customers can use it in their homes and […]

MINO Targets Enterprises with Mobile VoIP Solution

MINO Wireless is another example of a company started by somebody trying to solve their own problem. Jing Liu, CEO and founder of the Sunnyvale, Calif.-based mobile VoIP service provider says he got the idea for MINO in late 2004 when he was doing a lot of travel in Asia. At the time, Liu says, […]

Improving Communications in Emergency Situations

With business continuity planning on the rise, Rob Moffat, president and co-founder of Wallace Wireless Inc., in partnership with BlackBerry, has released a white paper addressing ways companies can ensure they are prepared for anything by deploying wireless software solutions. Click to view the white paper, Improving Communications in Emergency Situations: Mobile Business Continuity Planning […]

Air Time

Palm Develops Smartphone CompanionPalm Inc. recently released Palm Foleo, its smartphone companion product with a large screen and full-size keyboard for viewing and editing documents that reside on a PDA. The Foleo keeps information updated by staying synchronized automatically or manually with the smartphone. Foleo mobile companions work with Palms Treo smartphones, the Palm OS […]

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