Ericsson Rolling Out App Store
The company is trying to one-up Apple's App Store by offering carriers a hosted virtual store that can reach a broad variety of devices.
Linux Netbook Prices: How Low Can They Go?
Some netbook vendors can't stop bad-mouthing Linux. But it's still the way to go if you want a low-priced, energy-efficient machine that is actually capable of doing useful work.
Apple's Snow Leopard: Bigger Than The iPhone 3GS?
While all the Apple buzz is about the iPhone 3GS, Snow Leopard is looking like much more important announcement for Apple. Both were announced at the company's Worldwide Developers Conference a few weeks ago, they're both significant steps forward for existing products. While the 3GS is sexier, Snow Leopard has under-the-hood improvements in the operating system that will help carry Apple into the future.
Apple Sees iPhone 3GS Shortages
The company has rolled out an online inventory-tracking tool showing how many iPhone 3GS handsets remain in Apple's retail stores.
Sony Mulls PSP Phone For Gamers
A cell phone version of its PlayStation Portable gaming device may be the company's response to increased competition from Apple's iPhone and App Store.
Review: Apple's Speedy iPhone 3GS
Its blazing speed and new features make the 3GS Apple's best iPhone yet, but its App Store, and easy-to-use OS are what set it apart from the Palm Pre and Nokia N97.
Universal Cell Phone Charger Gets EU OK
Manufacturers endorsing EU agreement include Apple, LG, Motorola, Nokia, Qualcomm, and RIM. Concept has been endorsed in the US by the CTIA wireless association.
China Should Hire Apple To Police Porn
The Chinese government has been having a rough month. The authorities there have been dialing back already limited Internet freedoms to discourage disruptive remembrance of the 20th anniversary of the 1989 Tiananmen Square crackdown. In early June, authorities let slip that starting in July PCs shipped in China would have to include Web filtering software called Green Dam.
Apple Bans 'Hottest Girls' iPhone App
Apple threw cold water on the "Hottest Girl" iPhone app, removing the software from the App Store after the developer started showing pictures of topless women.
Review: Palm Pre Smartphone Mostly Pleases
Palm needs the Pre to be a smash. There is a lot to like about the handset, but the iPhone, RIM's Blackberry line, and a coming crop of Android devices pose serious obstacles.
RealPlayer Aims For Mobile Devices
The latest version of the popular media player software allows downloads of Web videos and transfers to personal music players and smartphones with a few clicks.
Smartphone, Netbook, and Now What?
The better mouse trap, that is what vendors are constantly searching for. As technology evolves, they are constantly on the lookout for new ways to package it and deliver better products to customers. To meet that goal, one of the leading smartphone suppliers has teamed with a top microprocessor supplier, however, questions remain about their alliance will deliver.
Apple Beefs Up iPhone Business Security Features
The new iPhone 3.0 OS and Configuration Utility 2.0 add several features aimed at satisfying enterprise IT departments. Some of them may be overkill for SMBs, but others will prove attractive to any business whose employees use iPhones for business.
Cloudmark Goes After SMS Exploits
The carrier-grade mobile messaging security system provides content filtering, reputation data, and monitoring of text and multimedia messages.
BlackBerry Getting VoIP From Agito
The company's Mobility Router will enable businesses with a BlackBerry deployment to use VoIP over Wi-Fi, as well as extend the PBX and unified communications to the handset.
Palm's WebOS SDK Not Coming For Months