A magazine is speculating that Google is gearing up to offer free Wi-Fi service across the United States. Om Malik, in a recent article in Business 2.0, points out that Google is buying up unused fiber-optic cable all over the U.S.
Tuesday, August 23, 2005
Palm and Audi of America, today announced their collaboration in a new generation of communications solutions designed to improve safety and convenience for drivers: easy and totally integrated hands-free calling inside the car. Using built-in Bluetooth wireless technology and the Palm Treo 650 smartphone, drivers of 2006 Audi A6 and A8 vehicles can make and receive calls totally hands-free using the car's MMI (Multi Media Interface) console, voice-recognition interface or steering-wheel controls. More
Monday, August 22, 2005
According to some, BlackBerry usage can be very addictive -- so much so it has earned the nickname "Crackberry". All of Unbound Medicine PDA, Web, and Wireless products support the BlackBerry platform. Medical professionals can now get hooked on titles like Harrison's, Taber's, and Medicine Central on the Blackberry. Read More.
Friday, August 12, 2005
Thursday, August 04, 2005
Although the two versions of Windows Mobile have a great deal in common, currently developers have to modify their Pocket PC applications to run on the Smartphone version, and vice versa. More
Editor-in-Chief of Brighthand.com, Ed Hardy contemplates the differences between PDA's and handhelds. Claiming "Devices are separated into these categories by how they are intended to be used....A PDA is a peripheral for a desktop or laptop computer. A handheld, in contrast, can stand alone (although they aren't used this way often enough)." More
Palm and Cingular Wireless have made available an update to the Treo 650. Cingular Wireless Treo 650 customers will be notified of this update via an SMS. The ROM update offers many improvements including NVFS fixes, voice quality enhancements and improved battery performance. More