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ZipTel raises AU$5m for app uptake

ZipTel raises AU$5m for app uptake

Australian telecommunications services company ZipTel has raised AU$5 million in an institutional share placement, which it plans to use to help drive the uptake of its soon-to-be-released ZipT smartphone platform.

published November 9, 2014 by

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Sony Ericsson unveils app store

Sony Ericsson's Rikko Sakaguchi and Christoper David tell an audience at JavaOne in San Francisco that the company will join the app store crowd. Customers will be able to download utilities, tools, and games to their phones.

published June 3, 2009 by

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Google demos prototype of mobile Gmail app

At the Web 2.0 Expo in San Francisco, Google VP of Engineering Vic Gundrota showed off the prototype of a new Web-based Gmail app that could one day be used on any smartphone. By using HTML 5 standards, he predicts, developers will no longer have to choose just one platform to write for. When the app is released, users will be able to archive and use their e-mail even when not online. Moderator: Tim O'Reilly, founder and CEO, O'Reilly Media

published April 3, 2009 by

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TechCrunch cloud computing roundtable: Scaling apps on Facebook

At the TechCrunch Cloud Computing Roundtable on Friday in Mountain View, Calif., panelists discuss the difficulties in creating and scaling applications in the cloud. Scott Dietzen, Yahoo senior vice president of Communications Products, says it's unrealistic to think you can just throw apps out there and expect them to work perfectly--it takes a lot of work. Amazon CTO Werner Vogel believes apps immediately need the same scaling capabilities as the platforms they exist on, while Mike Schroepfer, VP of engineering at Facebook, explains how and why two different functions on Facebook--status updates and pictures--have a similar interface to the user but have completely different back ends.

published March 2, 2009 by

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Exchange Server 2007 Beta 2

Exchange Server 2007 Beta 2

Microsoft's enterprise customers will get greater performance and functionality from their Exchange 2007 servers, but there's little in it for the smaller business.

published August 23, 2006 by

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MindManager X5 Pro

MindManager X5 Pro

MindManager X5 Pro combines brainstorming, project management and presentation functionality into an extremely useful business tool that's especially well suited to the Tablet PC platform.

published May 31, 2006 by

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Summarize! 2.0

Summarize! 2.0

This program tries to save you the bother of reading and summarising a long document, but we found too many flaws in our tests to recommend it without reservation. It could prove useful in certain situations, however.

published February 3, 2006 by

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Systran Translator Professional 5

Systran Translator Professional 5

Although it uses the same translation engine as several free Web-based services, Systran Translator Professional 5 offers additional features that may make it a worthwhile purchase for some business users.

published January 26, 2006 by

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CiceroPhone for Windows Mobile Pocket PC

CiceroPhone for Windows Mobile Pocket PC

Cicero Networks' softphone provides access to VoIP services over Wi-Fi and GSM networks from a single dialler. When seamless roaming between Wi-Fi and GSM is implemented, CiceroPhone should prove very useful. However, a Wi-Fi-equipped Windows Mobile smartphone may be a more convenient platform than a handheld.

published November 25, 2005 by

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Zetadocs PDF

Zetadocs PDF

Zetadocs PDF could prove useful if your business handles a lot of electronic documents -- particularly customer-facing ones -- that would benefit from a consistent look and feel.

published September 16, 2005 by

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WS_FTP Professional 2006

WS_FTP Professional 2006

No other FTP client can match the features and customisation options of Ipswitch’s WS_FTP, which makes data management tasks faster, easier and more secure. The latest version is a solid upgrade, focussing specifically on the needs of business users.

published July 6, 2005 by

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Readiris Pro 10

Readiris Pro 10

With its easy interface and speedy OCR conversion, Readiris is recommended for anyone who needs to convert documents to electronic form. Don't bank on its new ability to transform hand-printed notes into editable text, though.

published June 23, 2005 by

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Safari RSS

Safari RSS

Safari RSS, the default Mac OS X browser, beats Opera, Firefox and Internet Explorer as the best Web browser for Mac users.

published May 18, 2005 by

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Dragon NaturallySpeaking 8 Mobile

Dragon NaturallySpeaking 8 Mobile

If you need efficient speech-to-text software, Dragon Naturally Speaking 8 Preferred is definitely worth considering. But if you already have a portable device that can record voice, such as a handheld, you may not need this Mobile bundle.

published April 8, 2005 by

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MDaemon Pro

MDaemon Pro

MDaemon is already a good Exchange alternative, and it's set to become even better when version 8 is released.

published February 22, 2005 by

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