Swedish company Anyfi Networks has just announced a novel technology that could change the way Wi-Fi roaming via public hotspots works, potentially giving ISPs global reach and freeing users from expensive roaming charges.Anyfi.
ZDNet UK First Take
Reports and inital impressions of new IT products
Microsoft's Hotmail has been around for a long, long time. The original web mail service, it's still the world's most popular.
Toshiba has announced three new Satellite Pro notebooks, all to become available in June.The three models span the business mobile and desktop replacement segments, and they are designed to offer powerful working solutions at prices which won’t break the bank.
Almost a year ago to the day I wrote a blog piece about the Sony Vaio P.The P was very exciting.
Microsoft promised to put out new previews of the IE 9 rendering engine every 8 weeks; just over seven weeks after the first preview there’s a new version with two new APIs, various improvements to SVG, a better Acid 3 score and generally improved performance.
Sony Ericsson has taken a while to come up with an Android-based handset, and the Xperia X10, it has to be said at the outset, is probably not the offering to tempt business users. A forthcoming variant, the tiny Xperia X10 mini pro might appeal more, as it has a slide-out QWERTY keyboard while sharing elements of the Xperia X10's somewhat quirky user interface.
Microsoft has just announced the release of a public beta of the next version of Windows Home Server (WHS), the operating system that powers its SME and consumer network storage and backup devices, such as the HP StorageWorks X510 Data Vault we reviewed recently.Codenamed 'Vail', this new version of WHS is notable chiefly for being based on Windows Server 2008 R2 — a major upgrade from the current version, which uses Windows Server 2003 SP2 as the underlying OS.
The BlackBerry that wants to be a feature phone and the BlackBerry that wants to be a Wi-Fi VOIP phone.The Pearl 3G with a numeric keypadThe new Pearl 3G is a BlackBerry through and through, but it's designed to appeal both to business users who don't want to be weighed down by a larger device and to ordinary phone users who want to graduate to a smartphone but are put off by QWERTY.
The downward spiral of voicemail-to-SMS service SpinVox did not affect me until the company announced that it was stopping services to individual users. I’d benefited from this since its launch, and went on the hunt for a replacement.