Jason Perlow

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Jason Perlow, Senior Technology Editor at ZDNet, is a technologist with over two decades of experience integrating large heterogeneous multi-vendor computing environments in Fortune 500 companies. His expressed views do not necessarily represent those of his employer, The Linux Foundation.

Jason Perlow's full-time employer is The Linux Foundation, a 501(c)3 not for profit organization. He writes as a freelancer for ZDNet. The postings and opinions on this blog are his own and don't necessarily represent the positions, strategies, or opinions of the Linux Foundation.

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SIMORE dual SIM card -- FrankenBerry is ALIVE!

SIMORE dual SIM card -- FrankenBerry is ALIVE!

Two weeks ago, I kvetched about my wretched existence of having to carry two separate mobile devices for Voice and Data use -- a regular 3G cellphone and my inseparable BlackBerry 8820. Apparently, I'm not alone in this situation: some of you told me that you even carry two or more separate cell phones to have two phone numbers, one for work and one for personal use, and this doesn't count the other kit you have to carry with you, such as your MP3 player, your GPS unit and your camera.

July 7, 2008 by in BlackBerry

Zune + Yahoo! = Y!Phone

Zune + Yahoo! = Y!Phone

Conceptual Rendering by Brandon PerlowOver the last few months I’ve been thinking about how Yahoo! might be able to leverage its assets in order to better compete with Google.

April 13, 2008 by in BlackBerry

RIM and Google: The Perfect Storm?

RIM and Google: The Perfect Storm?

A "Perfect Storm": The Linux-based Android OS, and tight integration with Google's web services, running on  BlackBerry hardware and connected to RIM's corporate messaging/calendar syncing infrastructure would be an unstoppable mobile enterprise device platform that not even Apple's iPhone, Windows Mobile or Palm webOS could dare to challenge. But could the marriage ever be consummated?

May 27, 2009 by in BlackBerry