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1: new post   Palm - Dead Company Walking?
"Microsoft is poised to do for PDAs, what they did for spreadsheets, word processors, browsers... Give it 3-5 years and they will crush Palm and all other handheld devices that have OS-not-microsoft operating systems."
Mar 27, 2002
2: new post   Palm m130 Review
Hands on with my newest toy/tax deduction.
Apr 3, 2002
3: new post   Sony Clie PEG-T615C Review
Overall, the Clie 615 is a reasonably sleek unit featuring a color display and the Palm 4.1 OS.
July 22, 2002
4: new post   Palm Admits m130 is Only 12 Bit Color Capable
Billed as showing over 65,000 colors, it turns out that the Palm M130 can only display 4096 via hardware.
Aug 20, 2002
5: new post   First PDA to Use Opera Browser
The new Sharp Zaurus features embedded Opera browser.
Sept 5, 2002
6: new post   Palm will buy Handspring
June 4, 2003
7: new post   Verisign Selected as Directory Manager for a Radio-Frequency ID
Deja Vu
Jan 23, 2004
8: new post   Microsoft Opens Up CE
"Developers will be able to license one copy of Windows CE 5.0 for just US$3 to begin working on any changes they wish to make to the code, and manufacturers start paying a fee only when they begin shipping commercial products."
June 29, 2004
9: new post   Opera Software Announces The Opera Browser for Windows Mobile
Opera announces intention to produce a version of Microsoft Windows Mobile Software.
Sept 1, 2004
10: new post   Rim Adds Yahoo and AOL IM to Blackberry
"Instant messaging will become a more prominent feature on Blackberrys under separate agreements by Research In Motion Ltd., the maker of the popular wireless e-mail devices, with both America Online Inc. and Yahoo Inc."
Mar 16, 2005
11: new post   TMobile Phone Rocks Status Quo with Default Google Page
TMobile is the first major mobile carrier to put Google as its default search page on all handheld phones. The mobile market is seen by many analysts as the most important new market to capture since the internet boom of the mid 90's.
July 2, 2005
12: new post   RIM settles NTP patent fight with $612.5M payment
"Research In Motion Ltd. (RIM) announced late today that it has agreed to pay $612.5 million to NTP Inc. to settle the long-running legal fight between the two companies. The patent dispute had threatened to end RIM's popular BlackBerry e-mail service to millions of users in the U.S. and has been the subject of a contentious, four-year patent battle between the two companies. "
Mar 4, 2006
13: new post   RIM in Yahoo! Deal for Blackberry
Following a recent patent settlement RIM are keen to become a mobile portal.
Apr 6, 2006
14: new post   Most Phones and PDA's Sold on Ebay Contain Private Data
Be careful when you sell that phone on ebay or to a buddy! "sensitive information is retained in the Flash memory of the devices because of a widespread failure to perform the advanced hard reset required to delete data."
Aug 30, 2006
15: new post   Yahoo Locks in MS Mobile
" Yahoo Inc. on Wednesday said its mobile services is now available for download on phones that use Microsoft Corp.'s Windows Mobile operating system."
Aug 30, 2006
16: new post   SMS Adoption Sky Rockets in USA - Texting is Finally In
Interesting report on the shooting growth of SMS messaging in the United States: "A total of 48.7bn SMS messages were sent in the last six months of 2005, up 50 per cent from 32.5bn in the first six months of last year..."
Aug 31, 2006
17: new post   Verizon Passed on Apple iPhone
"Verizon Wireless.. passed on the chance to be the exclusive distributor of the iPhone almost two years ago, balking at Apple's rich financial terms and other demands."
Jan 29, 2007
18: new post   Microsoft Previews Deepfish Mobile Browser
"Deepfish's unique interface enables you to zoom in and out of page, quickly getting to the areas you are interested in without screen length after screen length of scrolling."
Mar 29, 2007
19: new post   Mobile Web Has Teething Trouble
"It all looks good, but the wireless communications business smacks of a soap opera, with disaster lurking like your next dropped call."
Nov 28, 2007
20: new post   Apple to Encourage iPhone Application Developers
"Mr. Jobs announced a low-cost software development kit that outside programmers can use to create programs for the iPhone, much as they now write the vast majority of the programs created for the Macintosh."
Mar 7, 2008
21: new post   Web Use On Mobiles Surges, Says Google
"We have very much hit a watershed moment in terms of mobile Internet usage," Matt Waddell, a product manager for Google Mobile, said in an interview. "We are seeing that mobile Internet use is in fact accelerating.
Mar 19, 2008
22: new post   Wireless Operators to Standardize Mobile Interface
"a group of mobile operators Tuesday unveiled an initiative that seeks to create a standard and secure mobile Web service interface that can be used across multiple devices."
July 2, 2008
23: new post   T-Mobile To Sell G1 Google Android -Based Phone in The U.S From Oct 22
"I am not sure people are going to be lining up at stores for this device," said Rajeev Chand, an analyst with Rutberg & Company. "The iPhone was a game changer from a consumer perspective. The Google phone may be more of game changer from an industry perspective."
Sept 24, 2008
24: new post   Judge Dismisses iPhone Battery Lifetime Lawsuit
"Apple Inc. won't face a lawsuit claiming it didn't immediately tell customers about the limited life of batteries for its iPhone..."
Sept 27, 2008
25: new post   Mobile Broadband To Come Bult-in To Laptops
"Phone firms, chip makers and PC manufacturers are uniting to push mobile broadband on laptop computers."
Sept 30, 2008
26: new post   Skype App for iPhone
"... free Skype for iPhone will finally be available to download from the iTunes App Store sometime on Tuesday."
Mar 30, 2009
27: new post   iPhone SMS Vulnerability: Apple To Release A Patch Via iTunes
"An O2 spokesperson said the patch would be available Saturday through iTunes."
July 31, 2009
28: new post   802.11n Wi-Fi Standard Finally Approved
"Finalization of the new wireless networking standard--which is capable of delivering throughput speeds up to 300 megabits per second (and even higher)-- took exactly seven years from the day it was conceived..."
Sept 14, 2009
29: new post   AT&T 30% Call Drop Rate Acceptable in NYC
"The average iPhone drops 30 percent of all calls."
Sept 30, 2009
30: new post   Apple purchased Placebase in July to replace Google Maps On Iphone?
"Placebase is similar to Google Maps in that it is a mapping service and has the world mapped out."
Oct 1, 2009
31: new post   Apple purchased Placebase in July to replace Google Maps On Iphone?
"Placebase is similar to Google Maps in that it is a mapping service and has the world mapped out."
Oct 1, 2009
32: new post   Google to acquire AdMob for $750 million
"This morning we announced that AdMob has signed a definitive agreement to be acquired by Google."
Nov 9, 2009
33: new post   Mobile Web Sites - Why so Little Interest?
"I just don't understand why there is so little interest in mobile web site development. Any idea why?"
Dec 23, 2009
34: new post   Twitter Buys Location Tracker Start-Up Mixer Labs
"The micro-blogging website Twitter is buying the location tracking start-up Mixer Labs for an undisclosed sum."
Dec 26, 2009
35: new post   Does the Proprietary iPhone Hardware Mean the Competitors Have an Opportunity?
"Apple is doing what they did with desktops back in the 80's. They made a closed system again. Android is going do to the Iphone what Windows did to IBM. I don't get why they can't learn from their mistakes. Money has never been in hardware it is all about software.
Dec 27, 2009
36: new post   Apple To Buy Mobile Ad Network Quattro Wireless
"The announcement of the acquisition might come as soon as tomorrow, upping the ante in the mobile advertising business significantly."
Jan 5, 2010
37: new post   "Google does not vet Android applications"
"Google doesn't test Android Software Apps for malware or security issues. Report of an online banking phish causes Google to pull 50 apps from their Android marketplace."
Jan 12, 2010
38: new post   AT&T Selects Yahoo to Replace Google on Android Phones
"... AT&T went out of their way to replace Google search with Yahoo."
Mar 2, 2010
39: new post   Apple vs Google : Apple Sues Android Phone Manufacture HTC
"...By going after the biggest Android manufacturer, Apple is putting all Android cell phone makers, and by extension Google, on notice. The battle lines are now drawn."
Mar 2, 2010
40: new post   Android App MarketPlace Limited to Smart Phones
"We ask our partners to build compatible devices, and we provide handset manufacturers with a Compatibility Test Suite"
Apr 5, 2010
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