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posted in January 2008
Earlier today my colleague, Eric Zeman, reported that IBM is ready to extend Notes access to the iPhone. Now one rumor claims that AT&T will offer the iPhone to its business customers. Who said the iPhone was not ready for the enterprise?
Never one to hide his opinions, Apple's Steve Jobs yesterday sat down with John Markoff of The New York Times Bits blog to share his thoughts on a number of topics including Google's Android. Guess what? Steveorino doesn't think Android is such a good idea.
Earlier today I was sitting around in a design-induced stupor as I gazed longingly at online pictures of Apple's latest killer product: MacBook Air. For all of its amazing design, the MacBook Air is missing one important technology: 3G. Why doesn't Apple build 3G into its notebooks?
Everyone knows that Google is prepared to conquer the mobile Web. Prompting all these initiatives is Google's drive to dominate the mobile search and ad markets. I have one issue with Google's strategy: It assumes that mobile search will operate like desktop search, using text input. What happens if mobile search doesn't work the same way as search on the desktop?
Nokia is busily preparing a slew of new location-based applications designed to take advantage of its acquisition of Navteq. Here is a sneak peak at one of these new applications.
A few months ago I questioned the value of the existing business model for wireless service providers. Now other bloggers are joining the call to end ARPU's (average revenue per user) reign over the wireless world.
Hillary Clinton wasn't the only one who had a comeback this week. After years of waiting, it looks like Sprint is finally ready to commercially launch its mobile WiMax service, Xohm, in April this year. Will Xohm flop or should I get ready to eat some crow?
Yahoo helped to kick off the mobile Web hype at CES yesterday by unveiling its new mobile Web strategy, which includes an upgrade of the company's mobile content and services platform, Yahoo Go 3.0, and a plan for mobile advertising services. Unfortunately for Yahoo, there's nothing new in its mobile strategy, or anything truly stra
It's the second day of the year and it seems almost everyone is finalizing their schedules for CES next week. Filling the news void, bloggers are busy rehashing the big news from last year and pontificating on the new year. So, I decided to add my own thoughts to the mix. What does mobile promise in 2008?