The Queen's University Human Media Lab in Ontario and the E Ink Corporation have developed prototypes of a flexible mobile phone and a curved wristband computer
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Like many of my IT writing colleagues I tend to carry a fair few gadgets around. Generally one or two phones plus one or maybe two smartphone/pda type devices.
The business-oriented Asus P565 uses an 800MHz processor, although UK availability for the Windows Mobile 6.1 handset is not yet a certainty
Yes, you read correctly: Asus has unveiled its latest smartphone, which, it claims is the "fastest business PDA phone in the world."Them's big words coming from a mobile underdog.
RIM has led the email-equipped mobile-device market since 2005, but analysts think a 'BlackBerry killer' may not be far off
In 2005, Canadian wireless company Research in Motion (RIM) came from relative obscurity to steal a global lead in e-mail equipped mobile devices with its BlackBerry. Could 2008 be the year that BlackBerry falls off its perch?
It has been rumored off and on through the last few years that Dell was going to launch a Windows Mobile Smartphone as a natural evolution of its foray into the PDA market with the popular Dell Axim devices. Needless to say, those Dell smartphones never arrived and the rumors just remained rumors. Well, the rumor now is that Dell may launch an Android device in partnership with Google. We already know that HTC, Motorola, and other manufacturers are onboard with the Open Handset Alliance and it is big news to hear that Dell may be joining them.
While mobile devices may be a dream tool for staff, they can be a security nightmare for IT management
Paper boarding cards could soon be a thing of the past: checking in over mobile phones has received the official thumbs-up from the airline industry.
Smartphones have come a long way in the last few years, and it's now feasible to consider going on a business trip leaving your notebook PC behind and relying solely on a mobile phone. Here are the most popular business phones this month, as determined by our readers.
The updated range, intended to attract business users, features two 3G smartphones, a GPS device and two standalone PDAs
An HP Jornada 548 was my first Pocket PC back in 2001 and then for the next couple of years I primarily stuck with the HP line (568, 4340, 1940, etc) and was very happy with the HP Jornada and iPAQ models. HP has been quite silent in the Windows Mobile world for a couple of years, but a new post at Unwired View reveals rumors of 5 new Windows Mobile devices from HP. There are Phone Edition, Smartphone, and standalone PDA models in the collection. I was really surprised to see a non-phone model since it has been quite some time since we have seen a non-Palm PDA.
With the benefits of mobile data access well and truly taken for granted, the spectre of several false starts is finally far behind the market for smaller smartphone and PDA styled mobile devices.
RIM's latest offers several improvements to its predecessor, including GPS and the Pearl trackwheel, although it doesn't support 3G.
I was able to test out the new Office Mobile suite on a Windows Mobile 6 Standard device and while Office Mobile may satisfy many users who just want to view documents on their Standard device (formerly known as Smartphone) I need more functionality than this since I use my device as a full PDA replacement. Yesterday DataViz announced that the full version of >Documents To Go for Windows Mobile 5 Smartphone Edition is now available for download and purchase for US$29.99. The application is OUTSTANDING and with their InTact Technology keeping documents from getting stripped and warped this is a must have application for those who use a Windows Mobile Smartphone as their primary device. This application allows me to replace a slower Phone Edition with a snappier and more compact Smartphone device.
3GSM: Laptop manufacturer crashes the smartphone party with smartphone and PDA that support fingerprint scanning
Analysts call for more enterprise-grade voice-centric devices, as the distinction between PDAs and smartphones becomes blurred
Research In Motion is eyeing a pre-Christmas date for the local launchof the BlackBerry Pearl, its first shift away from the enterprisemarket into the broader personal digital assistant (PDA) and smartphonespace.Daniel Hicks, carrier relationship and sales manager forRIM Australia, said that while no dates had been finalised, the companywas keen to launch the device, which incorporates a 1.
A feature-packed smartphone that's well-suited to business users, but it lacks the style and design-prowess of the BlackBerry.
ASUS enters the local smartphone arena with a bang -- the P525 quad-band PDA looks to be a great companion for the mobile professional.
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