• October 31, 2006 31 Oct'06

    Near-field communications: The next small thing

    Near-field communications, a short-range wireless connectivity standard, is designed to work over a distance of just a few centimeters or so. In this column, Craig Mathias discusses its potential.  Continue Reading

  • October 27, 2006 27 Oct'06

    The Pocket PC -- really

    The physical attributes of mobile devices are particularly important to mobile road warriors. In this tip, Craig Mathias discusses the possibilities of having a fully functional PC but with a PDA form factor.  Continue Reading

  • October 23, 2006 23 Oct'06

    3G devices: Don't get tied down with tethering

    More and more mobile devices are appearing on the marketplace with 3G capabilities. But the impacts of broadband wireless are far and wide, and anyone interested in taking advantage of new smartphones and faster networks should be aware of both the ...  Continue Reading