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Mobile Skype delayed by technical issues

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Outside applications like Fring let you access Skype on your mobile phone, but we will have to wait a while to get an actual mobile version of Skype, according to the company’s CEO. He says that there are more technical obstacles than they expected when they started developing a mobile version, and it is taking longer than they planned. He ...

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Sprint launches Mobile Security solution

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We’ve all learned (likely the hard way) about viruses, Trojans, hackers and worms when it comes to our desktop computers, but as our cell phones and other mobile devices are getting easier to connect, it becomes paramount to provide them with just as much security. Sprint today announced a Mobile Security solution that is designed to protect a wide range ...

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Nokia N80 Internet Edition: smartphone with VoIP, Yahoo Go for Mobile

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Nokia’s latest smartphone is appropriately titled the N80 Internet Edition. It’s a littler smaller than your average smartphone, which makes it more portable. Among the Internet functions available are VoIP calling, Web browsing, ebook reading, and photo sharing. An agreement with search engine giant Yahoo has enabled use of the Yahoo Go for Mobile installation. This being a phone, it ...

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Interview: Chris Houston, Amp’d Mobile Canada

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A few days back I had a few minutes to join Chris Houston, President of Amp’d Mobile Canada, for lunch. He talked to me about what their deal is like with Telus, the challenges of setting up in a Country, what they’re going to be offering the market and just what the heck an MVNO even is. Some of the ...

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REVIEW: Telus Mobile Radio, Powered by XM Canada

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XM Satellite Radio isn’t reserved for those standalone units anymore. No longer are you restricted to carrying around an XM-only device to play in your car, while strolling down the street, or even at home… at least if you fall within Telus’ service area in Canada. I had the chance to try out their new Telus Mobile Radio service, powered ...

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Mobile ad network promises exact targeting

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Coming soon to a WAP site near you: mobile advertising of a concerted order. A start up company called MADS is announcing the creation of a new advertising network for mobile websites. The enterprising thing about this network is that its developers say it will deliver real-time dynamic ads based on criteria such as content type or keywords, time of ...

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Motorola takes lead to unify mobile Java platform

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Motorola and other phone makers would like to see a greater unification of Java technology for the mobile industry. Under the theory that if you want something done you might as well do it yourself, Motorola has taken the lead in efforts to make the unification happen. They will open source their Java test framework and sample test cases. The ...

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Salesforce.com buys Sendia, goes mobile

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Wireless access to enterprise applications makes all the sense in the world, but it has been slow to emerge. That should change now that Salesforce.com has purchased Sendia. Salesforce.com bought Sendia, the wireless infrastructure provider for $15 million. They promptly used Sendia’s technology to launch AppExchange Mobile. The eventual goal is for customers to be able to access any AppExchange ...

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V-ENABLE claims world’s fastest mobile search

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Mobile search leave you waiting around too long? V-ENABLE wants to help. They will use CTIA Las Vegas 2006 as the venue to unveil the world’s fastest mobile search. It will be an under-one-second mobile search technology that boasts an accuracy of over 90%. “The main complaint from cell phone users is that mobile data is simply too hard to ...

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Battlestar Galactica goes mobile

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Geeks of the world unite, because Battlestar Galactica is heading straight to your cell phone as a mobile game. The SCIFI Channel has joined forces with IN-FUSIO, an international mobile games publisher, to bring the cult classic to the small screens of our handsets. Based on the popular television show, the game was originally launched way back in 1970. The ...

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nVidia unveils Quadro NVS GPUs for mobile business use

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nVidia has just released a powerful graphics chipset designed for ‘on-the-go’ laptops. The Quadro NVS 110M GPU allows seamless operation of programs that process large image files. The first laptops that will feature these powerful graphics chips are the recently announced Toshiba Tecra M5, Tecra A6, and Tecra A7. The huge processing power of the chipset is designed primarily for ...

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Sony Ericsson M600 mobile communicator unveiled

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Sony Ericsson today unveiled the M600 handset. The dual-mode thumbster measures only 15-milimeters and is designed for UMTS and tri-band GSM/GPRS networks. Each key on the QWERTY keyboard handles two letters, one is chosen depending on the angle that you tap it. The display is a 2.6-inch 262k with 320 x 240 resolution. USB 2.0 support allows for fast transfers ...

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Samsung to add DMB features to its D600 mobile phone

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Samsung wants to push the success it has been experiencing with its D600 mobile phone a bit further by adding DMB features to it. For those who are not savvy with mobile phone lingo, DMB stands for Digital Multimedia Broadcasting, which is a medium to broadcast TV services to mobile receivers. Don’t just think TV programs here; digital broadcasters do ...

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DualCor cPC – Windows Mobile and XP on one device

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If you have the DualCor cPC, you may never have to go to your office again. It’s a PDA with Windows Mobile 5.0, but it also happens to run Windows XP when you want it to. It has dual processors as well – a Via 1.5 GHz processor for XP and an Intel chipset for the PDA and phone tasks. ...

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LG launches industry’s thinnest 3G mobile phone

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LG brings to market the thinnest 3G mobile phone ever – the LG 880. This sleek new flip phone comes in three enticing colors – Black, Sliver and Pink – and is completely 3G-capable, with two-way video call and real time video sharing applications. The LG 880 weighs just 99 gms and measures 99x49x18 mm. It offers consumers a 1.3 ...

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