HP 'iPad Killer' DOA?
Microsoft and Hewlett-Packard may be putting their tablet partnership on the shelf.
Acer Preps Smartphone Line
Qualcomm's powerful Snapdragon platform will power four new handsets this year, as Acer, like HP and Dell, gets serious about the mobile phone market.
Processor Shipments Up 39%
Chip revenue was also up 40% in the first quarter, indicating that PC makers are seeing the fruits of an improving economy.
Apple CEO Explains Flash Ban
Steve Jobs cites security, poor performance and no support for touch-based interfaces as problems with Adobe's cross-platform browser plug-in.
Apple WWDC Kicks Off June 7
The iPhone OS 4, HTML 5, and potentially a new iPhone will be spotlighted at Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference.
Microsoft Gets Paid For Android
By striking a patent licensing deal with HTC, Microsoft is raising the cost of using Google's free Android operating system.
SMBs Demand Fast ROI On IT Investments
According to a CompTIA survey, 80% of SMBs wants technology solutions that "deliver immediate payback in terms of minimum disruption of business continuity and seamless integration with existing solutions" and are most interested in virtualization, unified communications, and mobile.
Nokia Unveils Symbian N8 Smartphone
The Symbian ^3 handset is a "portable entertainment center" allowing for content creation, social networking, and TV viewing, the company says.
Israel Lifts iPad Ban
The Apple device must pass wireless interference regulatory tests before it's allowed into certain countries, including South Korea.
HD Voice Coming to Cellular Connections
HD offers higher quality presentations. While it has been adopted in areas, such as TV, it is not yet widely available with cellular connections. ABI Research thinks that scenario to change dramatically: the market research firm expects close to 500 million mobile subscribers to have HD connections in 2015.
Lenovo Eyes Struggling Palm
The pathway to using Palm and its Web OS as a gateway to the U.S. smartphone market is fraught with challenges, analysts say.
RIM's MVS 5.0 Supports Wi-Fi Voice Calls
Blackberrys are getting a new mobile voice system, giving enterprise users get a multi-transport way to make voice calls seamlessly and with standard PBX functionality.
Image Gallery: E-Book Readers
Electronic book readers are closely related to multi-touch tablet PCs in design, and to a lesser degree in function. Amazon's Kindle dominates the market, but competition is blazing.
iPad Apps for Roambi, Citrix and Rackspace
It's possible to run more enterprise-class apps on the iPad, including some that allow data visualization, running Windows apps, and provisioning servers in the cloud.
Image Gallery: iPad Productivity Apps
There are plenty of fun iPad apps (games, music, content), but the iPad can be a personal or professional productivity tool, thanks to some nifty new iPad apps.
Life With The iPad: Enterprise Ready
Apple's iPad isn't a replacement for anything -- not for an iPhone, iPod, nor a laptop PC. But as a mobile personal productivity device, or for a short business trip, it might be all you need.
Asia Leads In Internet Speed
Three U.S. cities sit atop Akamai's global Net speed survey, but 62% of the world's fastest cities are in Asia.
Full Nelson: Emerging Mobile Enterprise Ready For Business
Visage, Fiberlink, Mellmo and Good may not be household names, but their mobile solutions make it possible to extend the corporation today. Like RIM and Sybase, they lack the hype, but thrive among a dearth of enterprise-class tools.
Sprint Offers iPad WiMax Service
Overdrive, a Sprint mobile hotspot device, can connect up to five Wi-Fi-enabled devices to Sprint's 4G service, the carrier says.
Lenovo Launches Smartphone Strategy
Focusing its new smartphone business on Google's Android platform, Lenovo may also have designs on Palm, which could be looking for a strategic partner.
Apple Alone Is Dumber Than Everybody
Seems that just about every day there is a new story breaking that Apple is making another dictatorial decision about applications on their iPhone and iPad products. Apple justifies these moves in the name of maintaining application quality, family friendliness, or appeasing the creators of copyrighted content. Whatever their excuse, it's dumb.