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Some Terrible Android Advice

I just came across an article which was horrifying to me as it gives advice which is so wrong it should be outlawed. To be fair, the article written by Elizabeth Woyke over at Forbes explains survey results from Haydn...

iPhone 3G S: Its the Apps Stupid

There is so much fanfare about the Apple iPhone 3G S so I went to the Orange store here in Nice, France to check the lines. It was slow and steady with people coming in and asking about the phone...

iPhone OS 3.0 Review: Batteries Not Included

I have to admit I was impatient and when I learned I could follow some easy steps to upgrade to the shipping version of the iPhone 3.0 software before the June 17 general availability date -- I just had to...

Early Thoughts from Sprint Palm Pre Launch

 In one of the more memorable product launches of recent times Sprint CEO Dan Hesse took the stage to speak to a packed room about the launch of the new Palm Pre and how he expects it to help Sprint...

Lost Smartphone? Take These Precautions First

I spent much of Sunday in Manhattan with the family and while there stopped by one of our favorite restaurants for lunch. A bit later in the day my wife realized her iPhone had gone missing. The last place she...

Rhomobile Allows Cross-Platform Mobile App Development via Web

In 2001 when the PDA market was all the rage and smartphones didn't really exist, a company called Interactive Intelligence a leader in the contact center space saw an opportunity for a development platform called Mobilite (pronounced as if you...

Amazon Bites Hand That Fed it

At a certain point Microsoft went from being the small friendly corner store computer company to an awe-inspiring hulking behemoth that crushed virtually any company in any market it wanted. Thousands of PC utility and other vendors have been put...

ng Connect Improves the User Experience

Device and service convergence continues to accelerate and as it does, the complexity involved in creating new products and services increases. A counter to the trend of increasing complexity is the new multi-industry ng Connect Program, founded by Alcatel-Lucent which...

Comsys WiMAX Devices

Check out my interview with Ronny Gorlicki of Comsys an israeli semiconductor company specializing in communications, who details the benefits of using his company's chips in WiMAX devices. Gorlicki shows off a number of interesting Comsys-powered WiMAX gadgets which are...

What AT&T Earnings Tell us

AT&T just reported earnings and revenue (release) was down slightly - 0.6% or $30.57 billion. Most of the 1.2 million net new wireless customers purchased iPhones which shows just how dependant the company is on Apple for its wireless growth....

Blackberry Troubleshooting Webinar

Please excuse the self-promotional plug but I thought it worth mentioning that on March 31, 2009 there will be a TMCnet webinar focusing on the top 10 BlackBerry troubleshooting tips for enterprise activations. The growth of the RIM platform continues...

Cisco's Plans for Flip video

For a good look into what Cisco is trying to do with the new Flip line of video recording devices it announced it will acquire today, check out this great article written by TMC's Michael Dinan who recently interviewed Charles...

Cisco Moves in Opposite Directions

With all the opportunity to sell more products in the data center and the consumer electronics space, a company like Cisco can afford to simultaneously attack both markets. To that end, Cisco recently announced its entry into the blade server...

Truphone Local Anywhere Makes Mobile Roaming Painless

Truphone Local Anywhere is likely one of the more revolutionary products/services you will see this year and consists of a single-SIM, multi-country mobile service that will make any mobile call within the set of supported countries a local call....

Plantronics Redefines Unified Communications Endpoints

Company looks to differentiate itself from other headset vendors through software and innovation Historically the headset was not an area of the communications space where people expected tremendous amounts of new technology. Certainly wireless standards like DECT and Bluetooth have...

New TV.com iPhone App

TV.com has a new iPhone app and there is lots of content for you to enjoy from CNET videos to Showtime to Star Trek and more. I did a search for Ellen and I was presented with past Ellen Degeneres...

Nokia to Sell Laptops

Nokia CEO Olli-Pekka Kallasvuo said that the company was considering entering the laptop market and this makes a great deal of sense when you realize the beating the company is taking from RIM and Apple. Nokia makes fantastic devices....

Ooma, the FCC-Backed Phone Company

There are a number of bright spots in the IP communications space as evidenced by the last ITEXPO in Miami but the consumer market is not one which you would imagine tops the list. Sure, there is massive growth in...

iPhone-Compatible Gloves

You might have noticed I write about the iPhone a good deal. I just wonder if as often as I cover it if I am writing about it enough. You see the pocket-sized gadget has over 15,000 apps which run...

Ng Connect's Broadband Industry Convergence Opportunity

In 1998 I was walking the halls of a prepaid calling card trade show in New York's Javits center and I mentioned to one of the vendors that the future for service providers was enhanced services. The reply from the...

Microsoft to Open Stores, Needs to do More

Microsoft will be opening stores soon to showcase its products and it is still unknown if these locations will simply show products or sell them as well. While some think this is a bad idea I think it can be...

RIM Milestones

Congratulations to RIM... A very special company responsible for helping transform the way the world works. I give the company tremendous credit for improving global productivity on a scale never seen before.RIM's creation of the email on the go...

Thousands More ATAs Get Landfilled

 Verizon is about to shut down its VoiceWing service and in the process leave thousands of orphaned and locked ATAs, Most of these devices are probably old by consumer electronics standards but as Tom Keating points out it is too...

Using Gadgets to Sell Service

For years you have heard me rant about how the future of telecom is in CE or consumer electronics. Specifically I told VoIP providers we need to integrate SMS and other cool services we have in our cell phones so...

Gadgets to Shape More Telecom Decisions

It seems both of the major US cellular carriers have decided femtocells are a good idea. First AT&T and now Verizon. What this obviously means for customers is better service at home or in offices with poor coverage. The obvious...
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