Profile of Elena MalykhinaTechnology Journalist
Member Since: 12/17/2013
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Elena Malykhina began her career at The Wall Street Journal, and her writing has appeared in various news media outlets, including Scientific American, Newsday, and the Associated Press. For several years, she was the online editor at Brandweek and later Adweek, where she followed the world of advertising. Having earned the nickname of "gadget girl," she is excited to be writing about technology again for InformationWeek, where she worked in the past as an associate editor covering the mobile and wireless space. She now writes about the federal government and NASA’s space missions on occasion.
Articles by Elena Malykhina
posted in October 2007
The applications are part of AT&T's recent initiatives to make it easier for people to conduct mobile searches.
RIM's offerings outranked competitors in the 2007 J.D. Power and Associates business smartphone satisfaction study.
The NBA will use Cisco's networking technology to deliver the league's communications and content to fans, customers, employees, and the media.
CEO Louis D'Ambrosio looks forward to an expansion of Avaya's communications-enabled business processes portfolio under the new ownership.
The Shanghai facility is equipped with a state-of-the-art audio and video system, including display screens that help visitors identify different areas of the store.
Analysts with iSuppli predict the global wireless semiconductor revenue will increase by 4.5% in 2007, reaching $56.1 billion.
The company said the service works with analog, digital, IP hardphones, softphones, and SIP phones.
There's no hiding from it. Mobile instant messaging is creeping into the enterprise whether IT departments like it or not. Enterprises can embrace it or resist it, but they won't be able to prevent a new generation entering the workforce from using mobile IM and other less traditional collaboration tools.
The concept of "telepresence" is brilliant when it comes to meeting your peers face-to-face without ever having to step foot on an airplane. But not many companies are willing to shell out $300,000 to put such a system in place. That's why one startup, called LifeSize, caught my attention at Interop when it showed off its affordable high definition videoconferencing system.
Company exec says the addition of mobile WiMax to its existing Wi-Fi and Wi-Fi mesh portfolio will help shape the future of high-speed broadband.
Simon Crosby hints at how his group at Citrix will spread hypervisors everywhere with the help of partnerships with Amazon.com, Dell, Microsoft, and Symantec.
Visual Performance Manager provides a single view to identify network voice and data performance problems across enterprises with many branch offices.
Nokia put its advanced research and technologies, with names like mosh and WidSets, on display in Finland.
The phones, aimed at the consumer market, integrate support for Windows Mobile in Qualcomm's MSM chipsets.
The Atrua and Cellular South trial found that 87% of testers are interested in using fingerprint-touch based mobile payment technology once it's commercially available.
The smartphone comes with a new 3D user interface, making it easier to find digital content on the Internet and share it with others.
Napster Mobile will offer more than 5 million full-track songs for download on AT&T mobile devices and PCs.
China's State Council eliminated about 186 administrative examination and approval items that cover mobile communications.
The MNVO's latest handset is a refined version of the Switch Back, an e-mail and text-messaging phone that Virgin Mobile introduced last year.
Smartphone And Mobile Device Guide
If there was an award for the strangest iPhone accessory ever invented, it would go to the makers of Phone Fingers, hands down (no pun intended). The latex fingers were created specifically for the iPhone's touch screen to prevent smudges and fingerprints. And no, this is not a joke.
The eBay subsidiary will work with U.K.-based 3 Mobile to release the "white phone" later this month in four countries.
The devices run the Palm OS or Windows Mobile 6 and will be available for the holiday buying season.
ScreenPlay is a new graphics architecture designed to integrate high-definition video content, lifelike games, and animation on mobile devices.
With built-in GPS, users can now use location-based applications and services such as turn-by-turn voice and on-screen directions, moving maps, and traffic alerts with rerouting options.
The HTC Touch has plenty of entertainment features, although it's best suited for mobile professionals.
The policy change follows on the heels of a lawsuit filed by customers against T-Mobile.
The LifeBook A6110 features an Intel Core 2 Duo processor, shock sensor technology, a spill-resistant keyboard, and a biometric fingerprint swipe.
The phones offer features such as GPS, fast 3G data speeds, cameras, and a Symbian version of Google Maps.
Some companies target small and midsize businesses with new networking gear, while others showcase products and initiatives that improve collaboration.
The suit seeks to prevent the carrier from collecting money for early termination fees and from locking cell phones.
The N95 offers some advantages over the iPhone, including support for 3G cellular technology called HSDPA, integrated GPS, and stereo Bluetooth.
The devices are intended for mobile professionals, providing features like "push" wireless e-mail, Windows Live Messenger, Excel Mobile, IE Mobile, and PDF viewer.
The company rolled out nine new phones aimed at consumers who are entertainment hungry and fashion aware.
The company hopes the phones, which boast advanced multimedia, camera, and e-mail features, will boost sales in the fourth quarter.
The $80 QWERTY handset addresses voice, entertainment, and data needs -- including text messaging, IM, e-mail, and social networking.
Mobile Firefox aims to bridge the desktop and mobile browsing experiences by allowing bookmarks, history, extensions, and other Firefox capabilities to work just as well on mobile devices.
The smartphone will operate on Sprint's EV-DO network, which typically delivers downstream data rates up to 600 Kbps.
MicroStrategy Mobile allows business professionals to receive desktop-based analytics reports on their BlackBerrys without reformatting or retrofitting the reports.
The new technology, with its improved mobile processing and multimedia capabilities, will make it possible to view content like YouTube directly on mobile browsers.
The Joopz "web texting" plug-in enables two-way text messaging between a desktop computer and any cell phone or smartphone.
The Wi-Fi and EVDO Wireless Internet bundle includes unlimited Wi-Fi access from any supported hotspot for $10 a month.
Twins is intended for international travelers and for people who wish to have both a business and a personal number in one cell phone, the company said.
Music can be downloaded wirelessly from V Cast or a personal collection can be transferred to the phone's music player using microSD memory cards.
Test partner Gibson Guitar now plans to deploy additional phones in its international offices and get unified communications into the hands of 600 employees globally.
Macs and new software get a second look from IT departments nudged by iPod-toting employees.
The smartphone has a slide-out Qwerty keypad and a 2.8-inch color screen that tilts up, making it more convenient to write e-mail, browse the Web, and play videos.
In addition to usual GPS features such as traffic alerts, fuel prices, and audible directions, the Garmin Mobile XT lets users find directions using their contact list or calendar entries.
The Voyager, made by LG and offered exclusively by Verizon Wireless, has a large touch screen that slides open to reveal a full keypad.
The acquisition gives AT&T a strong portfolio of voice, Web, and videoconferencing services to compete with Cisco and Microsoft.
Fixed-mobile convergence will generate more than $35 billion in revenue for service providers and hardware vendors, according to a new study from Insight Research.