Smartphones Alter Unified Communications Equation
Earlier this week, I wrote about a Siemens study that identified the top 6 communications pain points for SMBs. Today, I heard from a UC expert who offered some interesting insight into the topic -- especially on the impact of smartphones on unified commications.
Hack An iPhone, Win $10,000
In TippingPoint's DVLabs contest, hackers also have the option of trying to execute a successful exploit against a Web browser.
Nokia Looking To Make Laptops
The world's largest cell phone maker is actively looking at the market because the mobile phone and PC experiences are rapidly converging.
Shareholders Criticize Apple Over Steve Jobs' Health Disclosures
Apple shareholders are taking the company to task over how it handled disclosures about Steve Jobs's health, saying the company needs to be more forthcoming about the CEO's condition. But Apple directors say they've done nothing wrong -- and that nothing has changed since Jobs announced last month that he was withdrawing from day-to-day operations, and the ailing CEO plans a June return.
Nokia's iPhone Rival Hits AT&T
The Symbian-powered Nokia 5800 XpressMusic has a large touch screen, Wi-Fi, 3G capabilities, and it can be purchased for $399 unlocked.
D-Link Rolls Out 802.11n Access Point For SMBs
The future of business is wireless and the 802.11n Wi-Fi standard holds the promise of more speed and longer range. The roster of available "n" products is growing fast and that includes offerings for small and midsize businesses.
Touchscreens Make A Grab Beyond Smartphones
It's not only phones that are getting the tactile treatment. Touchscreens are finding their way onto laptops, netbooks, and other mobile devices. Is there nothing a touch won't touch?
As American As Apple Mac
Apple OS X may have been approved for government sale since 2003, but the company has recently ramped up its pursuit of government customers, according to a source.
An Apple Netbook Won't Just Be A Notebook For 'Cheapskates'
ZDNet's Adrian Kinglsey-Hughes writes a blog I would have agreed with 100% a few weeks ago, ridiculing the idea of Apple shipping a netbook. A netbook is a machine for the budget market, he argues. Apple makes devices for people willing to spend more to get the best, and isn't going to compromise quality to cut costs. "If I was going to go down that line I'd also want a cheap yacht, a cheap Rolex, and a cheap Ferrari," he argues.
Nokia Increases Cost-Cutting Measures
With the mobile market expected to decline by nearly 10%, Nokia wants some employees to accept buyout packages, and it's encouraging unpaid leaves and sabbaticals.
Motorola Selling Off Good Technology
Motorola purchased the mobile e-mail company two years ago to better compete in the enterprise market with BlackBerry maker Research In Motion.
Health Concerns Rise Again As Steve Jobs Skips Apple Shareholder Meeting
Steve Jobs won't be at this week's Apple annual meeting, the first he's missed since he returned to the company more than 10 years ago, according to reports. Jobs, who was successfully treated for pancreatic cancer in 2004, stepped aside from day-to-day responsibilities for six months starting in January, citing uncontrolled weight loss.
Sprint Gets Rating Downgrade
Fitch Ratings reduced the carrier's rating following a quarter in which Sprint lost 1.3 million subscribers and $1.6 billion.
'Guitar Hero' Rocks On To Android
With the introduction of paid applications in the Android Market, a wave of high-profile games may be coming to Google's mobile platform.
Asus May Put Android On Netbooks
By getting the operating system on mini-laptops, Google may be able to challenge Windows' dominance in this fast-growing market.
Cox Hires Wireless Network Execs
The cable company will use its portion of the 700-MHz spectrum to provide mobile services like voice and programming DVRs on the go.
App Stores Shine At Mobile World Congress
Thanks to the success of Apple's App Store, every major player now has a virtual storefront for customers to browse, buy, download, and install mobile applications on their handsets.
Cellular Data Modem Shipments Booming
While external modems represented the majority of shipments in 2008, embedded devices are expected to capture a larger share of the market in 2009.
Where Does Apple Go From Here?
Apple's got room for future triumphs -- but it also faces threats from a battered economy, rejuvenated competitors, and a leadership crisis precipitated by Steve Jobs' illness.
Sprint Continues To Lose Customers
While Sprint has been struggling with past problems associated with the Nextel acquisition, it has recently been betting on Mobile WiMax to help bail out its future.