BlackBerry For Mac Out Friday
Research in Motion announced that native desktop software for managing the company's BlackBerry smartphones will be available as of this Friday, October 2, at 1 PM EDT. The software will bring Mac-based mobile workers the functionality that up til now they've needed to use a third-party app for.
Palm WebOS Boosts Enterprise Features
The 1.2 version of webOS improves calendar syncing, e-mail capabilities, and paves the way for paid apps, but doesn't restore the ability to sync media with iTunes.
FCC Seeks Comment On Spectrum Needs
As more consumers use devices like the iPhone for mobile Internet services, the FCC is asking if there is enough licensed spectrum to handle it in the future.
AT&T Gives iPhone MMS Support
The carrier took its time rolling out the iPhone's multimedia messaging service capabilities in order to ensure its network could handle the traffic.
BlackBerry Maker Pushes For Mainstream
More than 80% of Research In Motion's new customers last quarter were non-enterprise users who chose Blackberry smartphones over Apple, Palm, and others.
Verizon May Pass On Palm Pre
The move -- which at least one analyst questions -- would hobble Palm's plans to get back to the top of the smartphone market.
NetSuite Offers ERP iPhone App
The app, which provides access to NetSuite's on-demand enterprise-resourcing planning and CRM suite, is another example of business SaaS going mobile.
Intel Shows Off Moblin 2.1
The chipmaker added phone and social networking functionality to its Linux-based operating system, paving its way into smartphones.
Intel Launches Core i7 Mobile Processors
The high performing quad-core laptop chips, demonstrated at the Intel Developer Forum, include an extreme edition for gaming systems and professional workstations.
iPhone To Enter South Korea
The country has long kept its mobile market closed in order to protect and improve LG Electronics and Samsung.
Apple Gets Nod To Block Pre
The USB Implementers Forum said Palm spoofing its vendor ID to appear as an Apple product violates the group's policies.
Google Pushes Further into the Enterprise
E-mail has become the lifeblood for many companies. Increasingly, employees are traveling outside of the corporate office and need ways to stay in contact with it. In response, Google broadened the reach of its Google Apps, so they can now exchange information with Apple iPhones and Windows Mobile cell phones.
Samsung Rolls Out Mobile Chips
The handset maker introduced a 1-GHz processor, 5-megapixel camera sensor chip, and technology that makes it easier to integrate capacitive touch screens.
The Power To Cloud Men's Minds
Will Apple take on building a business mobility support system in the cloud? Here's why they won't, and why they shouldn't.
Intel Antitrust Allegations Detailed
The European Commission released specifics on deals Intel allegedly made with Acer, Dell, Hewlett-Packard, Lenovo, and NEC that resulted in a record $1.45 billion fine.
Sony Ericsson Headphones Sense Motion
The accessory is part of the company's push to emphasize multimedia content and make its handsets more competitive with Apple, Samsung, Nokia, and LG.
Apple Examines iPhone Battery Woes
Users are complaining that the iPhone OS 3.1 software decreases battery life, hinders logging in to Exchange accounts, and causes random shutdowns.
AT&T, Vlingo Team For Voice Apps
Under the deal, Vlingo will use AT&T's speech-recognition technology in its suite of apps for the iPhone, BlackBerry, Windows Mobile, and Symbian.
Opera Releases Mini 5 Browser
The latest version of the mobile browser has tabbed browsing, a password manager, and improved touch-screen controls.