UPDATED: Despite a strong hold of the worldwide public sector market, the UK government doesn't believe the latest BlackBerry 10 software is safe enough for secure communications. For now, the only modern day smartphone capable of government use in the UK is the iPhone.
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The Microsoft Business Division is continuing with its mobile and cross-platform focus, delivering the latest Lync unified communications bits for Windows Phone 8, iPhone and iPad this week.
AnandTech and The Loop's Jim Dalrymple claim that the iPhone 5 will not ship with Near Field Communications (NFC) hardware. If true this would give Android (and Windows Phone) a boost and severely hobble PassBook.
Upcoming iPhone with expected near field communications (NFC) support may drive adoption, but collaboration within ecosystem for compelling experience ultimately critical.
Encrypting voice and email communications on an iPhone is easy -- no jailbreaking required -- but securing voice communication is very expensive.
Android and Apple iPhone devices will get a richer conferencing and unified communications experience with Avaya IP Office 8.0.
Microsoft looks to be ready to roll out its Lync unified communications client for Windows Phone, iPhone, Android, Symbian and the iPad on December 12.
Canadian unified communications company, Mitel, has launched a new trademark infringement case against an Australian iPhone repair store for use of the name MyTel.
Apple has today launched the newest iteration of its iPhone, the 4S, without an integrated near-field communications (NFC) chip for payments. But don't panic; it won't stall the adoption of mobile payments.
A contactless iPhone payment system, developed to serve as a stopgap given Apple's reported boycott of existing Near Field Communications (NFC), is being trialled by Visa and Australia and New Zealand (ANZ) Banking Group.
Scientists have confirmed the 'death grip' issue that afflicts Apple's iPhone 4 and some other smartphones, but they have also pointed out that trying to solve the problem with plastic cases will not make much difference.According to researchers at the University of Bristol's Centre for Communications Research (CCR), their study demonstrated how signal levels change due to obstruction, position and motion.
Work is ongoing to equip Apple's new iPhone and iPad with near-field communications which will allow users to make payments with these devices, says report.
An application that will create text messages for you is now available. No, they can't read your mind, but the technology is getting closer. The Dragon Dictation application, produced by Nuance Communications, allows iPhone users to speak text messages and e-mails without having to type in a key.
Communications Minister Stephen Conroy flashed his Next G-connected iPhone in the Senate today to show the resilience of his carrier's share price.
Apple, AT&T and Google have responded to an Federal Communications Commission inquiry into the Google Voice app flap. Apple says Google Voice apps interfere with iPhone functionality.
Updated: Rogers Communications said Tuesday that it has a deal with Apple to bring the iPhone to Canada.In a terse announcement, Rogers, the largest wireless provider in Canada, made the announcement and said little else.
Owners of all types of mobile handsets use their phones for voice communications 71.7% of the time, according to iSuppli, iPhone owners spend just 46.5% of their time with the product engaged in voice calls, according to iSuppli.
I've mentioned here before that I hack vicariously, especially when it comes to my iPhone. I'd rather watch from the sidelines than brick my primary communications device.
Earlier this year, Cisco and Apple ended a legal spat when Cisco allowed Apple to use its "iPhone" trademark (though there was some debate whether Cisco really owned it). In return, Apple agreed to "explore opportunities for interoperability in the areas of security, and consumer and enterprise communications". Now in an ironic twist of fate, Duke university's wireless network is suffering from what appears to be a complete lack of interoperability between the new Apple iPhone and Cisco access points on campus. Network administrators at other campuses are keeping a close eye on the situation in case it becomes more widespread. LSU reportedly shut off access to its open wireless network on Monday as a preventative measure.
At least one technology analyst and consultant with extensive knowledge of BlackBerry marketing and device strategy over the years believes it's possible that BlackBerry-maker Research In Motion could be working on a future device that resembles the iPhone."Nobody does industrial design as well as Apple does it today," Carmi Levy, senior vice-president of strategic consulting for AR Communications Inc.
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