Cisco Becomes Clearwires Core Infrastructure Provider

Though the writing was on the wall, Clearwire Corp. has officially selected Cisco Systems Inc. as its core infrastructure provider. In addition to locking in the IP NGN for Clearwire’s nationwide WiMAX build, Cisco also will create WiMAX/Wi-Fi devices for Clearwire to target the consumer, SOHO and SMB markets. And that’s not all: Clearwire also […]

iPhone 2.0: Its Cheap! And Even Cooler! And Business-y!

So…the new version of the iPhone will retail for $199 (8GB). Screeeeeech. That was the industry and the public at large saying: Say what? Announced by Steve Jobs today at the Apple developer’s conference, iPhone 2.0 also provides new functionality—the expected 3G capability (from the “it’s about time” file), plus GPS and a host of […]

Nokia Sets Sights on N.A.

Finnish handset maker Nokia said it plans to launch six to 12 new operator-specific phones in North America in 2008, with an eye to capturing a bigger market share than its current 11 percent. Nokia, which is by far the No. 1 manufacturer worldwide, only ranks No. 4 Stateside, behind Motorola Inc., Samsung Electronics and […]

Nokia Opens the Door to Internet Services

No. 1 handset manufacturer Nokia has revealed more of its plans for moving into Microsoft territory with Ovi, a Web portal that will act as a personal dashboard for PC and mobile phone-based Web content. Ovi, which means door in Finnish, was announced in August. It will let PC and handset users access an online […]

Samsung Nabs No. 2 Handset Spot

Motorola Inc. has been bumped to third place in the wireless handset manufacturer race by Samsung. Gartner Inc. says Motorola ended the third quarter with a 13.1 percent share of the market, vs. Samsungs 14.5 percent market share. Nokia remains firmly in the No. 1 spot globally, and increased its share to 38.1 percent. Motorola […]

Wireless+: Products – Handheld Power

Check out these applications and wireless debuts. Palm, Sprint Collaborate to Launch Centro Smart Device Using Sprints wireless network, Palm has launched its Centro smart device. The mobile device includes software applications for voice, text, IM, e-mail, Web, contact and calendar capabilities. The handheld also features a full-color touch screen and full keyboard. Centro will […]

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