Mobility Archives - Page 72

Sharp to launch ultramobile netbook with Arm chip

Sharp Electronics this week introduced a netbook-like mobile device with a 5-inch touch screen that is designed to run Internet-based applications.The PC-Z1 device is as easy to handle as a mobile phone and

Published on: August 31st, 2009 Shah Agam

Watch out for exploding iPhones

Apple (Nasdaq: AAPL) claims the latest reports of "exploding" iPhones that burst into flames are caused by an "external force" and not by overheating batteries.Responding to the latest reports of faulty iPhones, this

Published on: August 31st, 2009 Jeremy Kirk

Shopping BlackBerry App World

Although I'm a big BlackBerry fan, I found the BlackBerry App World to be just horrible on many fronts. Accessing it through an icon on my handheld, I'm taken into a rich and

Published on: August 25th, 2009 Jeff Jedras

Nokia enters the netbook market with the Booklet 3G

Nokia has unveiled the Booklet 3G, a netbook with high-speed mobile broadband and Wi-Fi connectivity, and a GPS receiver, the company said on Monday.The Booklet 3G should run for up to 12 hours

Published on: August 24th, 2009

Touchscreens dominate smartphone interfaces

More than 15 million of the 38.1 million mobile phones sold during the second quarter used a touchscreen as the primary interface, according to market research company Canalys.That's much more than a year

Published on: August 18th, 2009

Samsung gets into mobile unified communications

Samsung and mobile unified-communications pioneer DiVitas Networks are working to make enterprise telephony functions work better on dual-mode handsets using Microsoft Windows Mobile.Mobile UC can make cell phones work like desktop business phones

Published on: August 18th, 2009 Stephen Lawson

Netbooks: A blessing or curse for resellers?

Despite the economy, a few areas are still thriving – in spite of, or perhaps because of, market conditions. Netbooks, as a product category, continue to grow, even though many organizations are holding

Published on: August 12th, 2009 Vawn Himmelsbach

Why Dell should buy Palm

Palm Inc. (Nasdaq: PALM)needs money to survive. Dell Inc. (Nasdaq: DELL)needs a handset business to compete. I think Dell should acquire Palm immediately. The union would benefit both companies, as well as investors,

Published on: June 29th, 2009 Mike Elgan

Apple reports iPhone 3GS shortages

Apple's retail stores reported shortages of some models of the new iPhone 3GS Sunday, according to the company's own inventory tracking tool.The shortages were a milder repeat of last summer, when Apple's stores

Published on: June 29th, 2009 CDN Staff

The dismantling of Nortel Networks has begun

This morning the once mighty Canadian telecommunications giant Nortel Networks will ask to be delisted from the Toronto Stock Exchange, the conclusive sign that all of its assets are about to be carved

Published on: June 22nd, 2009 Howard Solomon

The Computex NetBook report

TAIPEI - Asustek kicked off an entirely new category in the mobile computing space when it presented a prototype of its Eee PC at Taiwan's Computex trade show two years ago. Since then,

Published on: June 8th, 2009 Martyn Williams

Intel seeks new market opportunities with Nehalem-EX

Intel Corp. (Nasdaq: INTC) yesterday unveiled details about its upcoming next-generation Nehalem product eight-core processor, code-named Nehalem-EX, which is scheduled to go into production later this year.Boyd Davis, general manager of server platforms,

Published on: May 27th, 2009 Maxine Cheung

Microsoft won’t let Windows Marketplace users share apps after all

Contrary to an earlier report, Microsoft Corp. said that purchasers of applications from its upcoming Windows Marketplace for Mobile e-store won't be allowed to share their wares with friends and family.But they will

Published on: May 22nd, 2009 Eric Lai

Supercom teams with Rogers for Rocket Stick distribution

Markham, Ont. - Supercom president Frank Luk called his company's partnership with Rogers a “blue ocean” of opportunity for the channel.Supercom has agreed to distribute Rogers' Internet Rocket Stick, released late last year,

Published on: May 21st, 2009 Paolo Del Nibletto

How to find lost BlackBerrys remotely

An upgrade to Zenprise's mobile-phone management software will let IT administrators find lost phones, using GPS to locate the devices. Device Manager, an add-on to the Zenprise MobileManager, initially only works on BlackBerry

Published on: May 4th, 2009 Nancy Gohring