How Multi-core Processors For Smartphones Rock
Multi-core processors on desktops and laptops have been available for years. Even netbooks often have dual-core processors. In fact, you'd be hard pressed to find a single core computer today. Smartphones though are just now beginning to see the benefits of dual-core chips.
Investing In Social CRM
Constant Contact just shelled out a cool $15 million to build out its social media platform. That's how confident company executives are that social networking is the key to success for small businesses.
More On The Microsoft And Nokia Partnership
Nothing coming out of Mobile World Congress is getting near the attention that the Nokia/Microsoft partnership has received. Love it or hate it, the news is surprising and controversial. There have been quite a few events happen since the announcement was made.
IBM To VARs: Services Are Secret To Success
IBM has a message for its channel partners: Sell services! It's not exactly a new message, but it's an important one, and the vendor is putting more muscle behind it than ever before.
Intel Goes MeeGo, With or Without Nokia
Intel planned to further entice developers with a MeeGo user experience reference platform and a handful of shipping MeeGo applications. Without Nokia's full support, the message fell a bit flat.
The $1 Trillion Federal IT Challenge
The CEOs of IBM, Dell, and other tech companies say the U.S. government can reap huge savings from IT-driven initiatives, but their ambitious plan has virtually no chance of success.
LifeSize Enhances Video Conferencing Systems
Corporate use of video conferencing systems is on the rise. To widen its market niche, LifeSize enhanced its solution, with the highlight being support for HD content on mobile devices, such as the Apple iPhone and iPad.
Nokia Makes Last Stand With Microsoft
Former Redmond exec Stephen Elop has firmly hitched Nokia's fortunes to Windows Phone 7 in a do-or-die move to ensure the handset maker's survival in the smartphone market.
Telcos Take On Apple
Application stores have become all the rage in the mobile handset market. Rather than acquiesce all of the power to Apple, a group of telecommunications services providers have forged a different approach, the Wholesale Applications Community (WAC).
Mobile 3D: Not Ready For Prime Time
One of the whiz-bang features being proffered by smartphone and tablet makers is 3D video capture and 3D playback. Trust us, it doesn't live up to the hype.
Smartphone Platform Consolidation Begins
With Nokia's announcement that Windows Phone 7 would be the primary platform for their phones, consolidation in the mobile space begins. It is now down from seven platforms to effectively five going forward. This isn't the end though.
Did The Verizon iPhone Fizzle?
The iPhone 4 became available from Verizon Wireless nearly four years after the device launched on AT&T. Did anyone buy it?
Do Devices Do Enough To Protect Sensitive Information?
Security has always been a concern with mobile devices, be they laptops or smartphones or something in between. They are easy to leave behind or get stolen depending on where you are. With more and more commerce happening on smartphones, securing the data on your phone is even more critical. Are simple passwords good enough?
Will Apple Rock The Phone World Again?
Apple, which long ago ditched the 'computer' in their name, is known more as a phone cum mobile device maker and digital content distributor; and rightly so, their last earnings report showed these non-computer segments accounting for three-fourths of their revenue, with most of that coming from the iPhone. Having defined the smartphone feature set with a high bar all others must match, and with the Verizon model flying off the shelve
Samsung Unveils 6 SMB Mono Lasers
Three are MFPs, three are printers, and four can use a high-capacity toner cartridge that brings the ink price down to 2 cents per page.
HP Goes All-In With WebOS
It's putting all of its mobile development into the Palm operating system, even beyond the smartphone and its just announced tablet. Our analysis and video demo size up what HP is up to.
A Web App For Very Small Businesses
Freelancers and very small businesses, I'd like you to meet Milton. He could be your next hire, and he won't demand nearly the salary of his less…uh, human…cohorts. Think Milton's a robot? Guess again.
HP Keeps WebOS Smartphones Alive
HP had their big news event today surrounding webOS and fans of the Pre can breathe a sigh of relief. Yes, the tablet was the most anticipated news from HP, but they haven't turned their backs on smartphones. Will it appeal to iPhone or Android users?