The Convergence of Phone and PDA Arrives


There are a few of us who need both a mobile phone and a PDA in order to stay on top of complex schedules and multiple tasks. And we have to juggle both devices at once. We clip them to belts, toss them into computer bags, cram them into overstuffed ...

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IBM, Carrier Set Web-Enabled Air Conditioner Deal


Carrier has announced the industry’s first generation of web-connected air conditioners. This will enable it to continue to fulfil its customers’ service expectations, for state of the art response from Carrier equipment, and increasingly reliable and efficient systems, far into the future. The ‘smart air conditioner’ is the latest Carrier ...

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GoVoiceGo Hands-Free Communicator


GoVoiceGo Communicator is a UNIVERSAL digital portable communicator that simply plugs into the headset socket or headset adapter of your Mobile Phone (and your Cordless Phone). It runs on rechargeable batterries to give you better than 8 hours of continuous talk time. It simply goes where your phone goes, from ...

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Pointsec Mobile Technologies secures Palm OS devices


Pointsec Mobile Technologies, Inc., a leading developer of security control software for mobile computers and PCs, announced today the release of Pointsec™ for Palm OS®, the company´s initial PDA security product. For enterprises requiring mandatory acces control, Pointsec for Palm OS brings workstation-level security to PDAs and smartphones operating on ...

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BT signs deal for Blackberry


British Telecom has signed a deal to begin selling a Canadian handheld computer, called Blackberry, in the UK from July, newspapers reported on Friday. The Blackberry allows users to send and receive e-mails on the move. At four-and-a-half inches by three, two-thirds taken up by the screen and one-third the ...

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The 10GB Cellular Phone


Think the storage space available from the latest desktop PCs is impressive? Well, your cell phone may soon have its own 10GB hard drive. Last week, the Storage Device Division at Toshiba America Electronics Components (TAEC) announced two new high-capacity drives that measure only 1.8-inches wide; small enough to fit ...

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Wireless Enabling Hardware for Palm


Being the pioneer in the wireless enabling device market, the company has developed CarpeDiem V, the world’s first GSM Communicator for Palm V series handhelds. The product empowers the handhelds with dual-band GSM and Internet connectivity for wireless data and voice communication, web-clipping, SMS (Short Message Service), real-time data synchronization ...

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Tynux, The First Linux Based Smart Phone


Conversay, a global leader in speech technology solutions for both mobile and traditional Internet access devices, announced today it is partnering with Seoul-based PalmPalm Technology Inc., the leading software company optimizing the Linux OS for mobile devices. Conversay will integrate its speech recognition software into the “Tynux” embedded Linux platform ...

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Microcell First to Deliver Commercial Availability of 2.5G Wireless Data Services Across Canada and the USA


Microcell PCS today announced that Microcell Connexions Inc. has completed its 2.5G General Packet Radio Service (GPRS) wireless data implementation on its network across Canada. Accomplished one month ahead of schedule, the launch rolls out over Microcell’s complete network, covering the majority of the Canadian population, and reaching all users ...

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WAP, Java Browser Ships for Palm


Digital Airways said Wednesday that is shipping its Wapaka Wireless Application Protocol (WAP) microbrowser, written in Java, for Palm devices. The microbrowser is based on Sun Microsystems’ Connected Limited Device Configuration (CLDC) specifications, the company said. It said a version for Pocket PC handhelds will be available soon. The microbrowser ...

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Motorola Launches Two Digital Companion Handsets


Motorola today announced the i85s and i50sx handsets, which combine many of the capabilities of a handheld computer, two-way radio, interactive text pager, and Internet-ready mobile phone in a single device. These mobile personal companions, which are expected to be available in certain markets beginning this month, are the first ...

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NTT DoCoMo Launches FOMA


Connect effortlessly at high speed to a variety of multimedia content, from anywhere at anytime. That’s what you can expect in the exciting new era of mobile multimedia communications. NTT DoCoMo opens up this dynamic new world of possibility when it launches FOMA, the world’s first 3G (third-generation) mobile communications ...

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