The kid has done it again, as the Boy Genius Report has snagged the upcoming release schedule for T-Mobile. It's packed full of some really cool handsets, including a new BlackBerry, and an 8-megpixel camera phone.
The kid has done it again, as the Boy Genius Report has snagged the upcoming release schedule for T-Mobile. It's packed full of some really cool handsets, including a new BlackBerry, and an 8-megpixel camera phone.Here's the tentative rollout plan:
The one that pops out at me is the BlackBerry Curve 8900, which has also been called the Javelin. This is the update to the much-beloved Curve, and Research In Motion says it's the thinnest-ever BlackBerry with a full QWERTY keyboard. Beyond the style, it has Wi-Fi, GPS, Bluetooth, and the multimedia features you'd expect from a modern smartphone. The only negative is that it lacks 3G to hop on T-Mobile's growing mobile broadband network, but the EDGE support is more than enough for e-mails.
The other interesting release is the Samsung Memoir, which packs a whopping 8-megapixel camera. It's not technically a smartphone, but it should have 3G access, 3G, and it'll have the widget-happy TouchWiz user interface.
The Shadow should be a decent Windows Mobile smartphone, and it should be sporting Windows Mobile 6.1 and have T-Mobile's @Home access. The other devices may not blow your socks off if you're a smartphone user, but it's encouraging to see that many of them will have 3G access.
InformationWeek Elite 100Our data shows these innovators using digital technology in two key areas: providing better products and cutting costs. Almost half of them expect to introduce a new IT-led product this year, and 46% are using technology to make business processes more efficient.
The UC Infrastructure TrapWorries about subpar networks tanking unified communications programs could be valid: Thirty-one percent of respondents have rolled capabilities out to less than 10% of users vs. 21% delivering UC to 76% or more. Is low uptake a result of strained infrastructures delivering poor performance?
Top IT Trends to Watch in Financial ServicesIT pros at banks, investment houses, insurance companies, and other financial services organizations are focused on a range of issues, from peer-to-peer lending to cybersecurity to performance, agility, and compliance. It all matters.
Join us for a roundup of the top stories on InformationWeek.com for the week of September 18, 2016. We'll be talking with the InformationWeek.com editors and correspondents who brought you the top stories of the week to get the "story behind the story."