A couple of the MobileTechRoundup team attended Mobius in Boston and had lots to talk about this week. We also chatted about other cool mobile technology and hope you enjoy the show.
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The QWERTY keyboard smartphone market continues to expand and Cingular customers will soon get a chance to own one of the slimmest form factor devices out there. Cingular is looking to roll out HSDPA devices in the next couple of months and looks to be the carrier of choice for GSM phone enthusiasts.
I received a press release last night from Nokia announcing the launch of a cool new RSS feed aggregator called WidSets. Widsets is a Web 2.
The ZDNet IT Facts blog is a great source for interesting data and I find articles there related to mobile technology almost on a daily basis. The one that caught my eye yesterday stated that 63 million converged devices were expected to ship by year end 2010.
I have been using the Nokia N91 S60 smartphone for a couple of months and tend to use it to gather and listen to all of my favorite podcasts using the Nokia Podcasting application and a WiFi connection. The N91 is an interesting smartphone with a large 4GB drive and solid stainless construction.
Credit: Engadget.com I am a big fan of the Slingbox and the mobile Sling Player clients and now that we are seeing more and more S60 devices with WiFi and high resolution displays I have been hoping for a mobile client.
You have to love when companies work to solve issues that users are having with their products and then you have to really love it when two companies work together to solve the software conflict.
Listen here (MP3, 31MB, 34 minutes) Subscribe to the show with this link (RSS) In MobileTechRoundup show #70 James, Kevin and I talked a bit more about our Q1 UMPC experiences and decided that we are going to have a naming contest with some pretty decent prizes.
OK, you regular readers of this blog are just going to have to live with the fact that I am a huge thumb keyboard fan and like to talk about devices using this form factor. While thumb keyboards may not be perfect, I think for text messaging and email composition they serve a vital purpose as you can see with the success of the RIM BlackBerry platform.
I am having a great time at Mobius 2006 here in Boston and listened to Brian tell us that Sling Media will be announcing 3 new devices today. Last month when I interviewed Sling Media executives I was told about these devices in confidence I wouldn't release any details.