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'iPhone' Phone Home: Apple Wants You

October 17, 2006

 It's always fun to read AppleInsider for the latest news, buzz and rumors of what's going on inside the core of Apple Computer.

Well, it's not a surprise to many of us (I expect) to read today about Apple seeking the rights to the iPhone trademark. (Love to add this little symbol after the word ...

New Treo 680 Smartphone for 'Mobile Accomplishers'

October 13, 2006

Here they are in all of their startling multi-colored glory -- the new Treo 680 from Palm.  The official launch was yesterday at DigitalLife in New York City.

The target audience was very clearly defined during the press conference -- people who are ready to move up to a full-featured mobile phone that includes everything needed to stay organized, aka "mobile accomplishers" rather than "mobile professionals." 

Palm is targeting new users in the rapidly growing smartphone and feature-phone markets, a market that will be 25% of all wireless handsets worldwide will be smartphones by 2011.

How About a 10 Megapixel Camera, er Cell Phone

October 10, 2006

Top Selling Cell Phones: Updated

October 6, 2006

The ballots are in for the best selling cell phone (on a global basis), according to Krusell, the Swedish manufacturer of carrying cases for portable gadgets.

The Krusell list is based upon the number of pieces of model-specific mobile and smart phone cases that have been ordered from Krusell during September 2006.

According to the company, this list is unique due to the fact that it reflects the sales of phones on six continents and in more than 50 countries around the globe.

Nokia's Been Busy in the Lab

October 3, 2006

A Bluetooth killer or an enhancer? Seems Nokia's announcement today about its Wibree technology may be either one.

A unique radio technology extending local connectivity to small devices, Wibree is an open industry initiative developed by Nokia Research Center.

Don't Cry for Me Mobile ESPN

September 28, 2006

Mobile Phones to Go, Go Moto!

September 27, 2006

Mobile phones to go, go Moto! Indeed!

Not to be outdone by the likes of other gadgets companies that hve gone the kiosk route, Motorola now plans to sell cell phones and accessories in vending machines.

Motorola has begun selling phones and accessories through "Instantmoto" vending machines at such well-trafficked locations as airports and department stores, including San Francisco International Airport and Macy's on State Street in Chicago. The first stage of the roll-out will be completed by November.

A 'Cingular' iPhone?

September 26, 2006

JAJAH offers free calls from any mobile phone

September 25, 2006

JAJAH now enables most mobile phones to make free global calls. JAJAH will announce on Tuesday their new service which enables consumers to make free or low-cost long distance international calls directly from their cell phone. This extends their previous "free calling", to the mobile phone realm, which was previously only available via a computer browser.

The JAJAH Mobile Suite will allow virtually any mobile phone to make JAJAH calls.

Apple Cell Phone in 2007?

September 15, 2006

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