Apple's 3G iPhone Coming June 9, Analysts Say
"D-Day for 3G" is expected at Steve Jobs' WWDC keynote, where analysts also expect announcements about a refresh of Apple's laptop line by August and a new iPod line by September.
Apple Releases Beta 4 Of iPhone SDK
The latest build includes Xcode integrated development environment, an interface builder, frameworks and samples, compilers, and the Shark analysis tool.
Google Gmail Loses Functionality
Problems with accessing the online e-mail's IMAP feature fuel concerns about uptime and reliability as well as business adoption of software as a service.
U.K. Carrier Slashes Price Of iPhone
The price cuts fueled speculation that carriers were draining inventories in preparation for a faster 3G iPhone, which some analysts believe Apple will release in June.
Berggi Adds Video To Its Mobile Mix
The free service, which is compatible with any handset with Java-based MIPD 2.0, features video jockeys' playlists that change on the hour, a la MTV.
Verizon Connects Smartphones, PBXes
The company's PBX Mobile Extension software turns BlackBerry devices and other mobile handsets into extensions of the corporate voice environment.
Interoperability Breakdown: Who's To Blame? IMAP Or E-Mail Vendors?
In the e-mail world, where possible, I used to urge organizations to stick with the Internet-standard Internet Message Access Protocol (IMAP) instead of using the addictive proprietary alternatives from Microsoft and IBM Lotus (found in Outlook/Exchange and Lotus Notes). Now, thanks to Google's GMail service, I realize I may have been mistaken.