• November 27, 2006 27 Nov'06

    Review: Nokia E62

    Released only through Cingular, the E62 brings many of the features offered by the Motorola Q to the GSM audience. However, unlike the Q, the E62 uses the Symbian OS with the S60 user interface, and it therefore is more phone-centric. At about 0.5 ...  Continue Reading

  • November 22, 2006 22 Nov'06

    Mobile (in)security

    A majority of enterprises are now involved in the mobile revolution but a good portion of them do not have an appropriate mobile security strategy in place to negate mobile-specific security risks. In this column, Jack Gold offers solid advice to ...  Continue Reading

  • November 22, 2006 22 Nov'06

    Mobile security, compliance falling short

    Mobile security and compliance safeguards are nowhere near the levels they should be, according to recent research by the BPM Forum.  Continue Reading

  • November 20, 2006 20 Nov'06

    Quarter Video Graphics Array (QVGA)

    QVGA (Quarter Video Graphics Array) is a small-screen display mode in which the resolution is 320 pixels horizontally by 240 pixels vertically (320 x 240). This is 25 percent of the total number of pixels afforded by the VGA (Video Graphics Array) ...  Continue Reading

  • November 20, 2006 20 Nov'06

    Alternative input technologies

    Find your mobile device keypad too restricting? Did you know that it could actually cause thumb-joint damage? (BlackBerry Thumb sound familiar?) In this column, Craig Mathias explores several options designed to help us input information on our ...  Continue Reading

  • November 16, 2006 16 Nov'06

    Wibree (Baby Bluetooth)

    Wibree, also called Baby Bluetooth, is a low-power wireless local area network (WLAN) technology that facilitates interoperability among mobile and portable consumer devices such as pagers, personal digital assistants (PDAs), wireless computer ...  Continue Reading

  • November 15, 2006 15 Nov'06

    Success in managing wireless telecom expenses

    Discover how an SMB successfully outsourced their wireless telecom expense management, curing lots of headaches along the way.  Continue Reading

  • November 15, 2006 15 Nov'06

    Battery recalls aren't free

    Notebook battery recalls billed as free could end up costing more than companies expect.  Continue Reading

  • November 15, 2006 15 Nov'06

    Review: BlackBerry Pearl

    Even though this is a smartphone, not one of RIM's larger cellular-wireless handhelds, it still breaks new ground for this company, as it is its first model of any kind with support for playing music and displaying video. As part of this, the Pearl ...  Continue Reading

  • November 15, 2006 15 Nov'06

    The reality of convergence

    The mobile enterprise has waited a long time for the day when employees could utilize a smarter, more comprehensive device to communicate across cellular, 802.X and campus environments. We've seen band-aid solutions from a myriad of suppliers but ...  Continue Reading

  • November 15, 2006 15 Nov'06

    Wireless options for PDAs and smartphones

    Wireless PDA and smartphone sales are booming. Most of today's new handhelds have built-in wireless interfaces that can be used to reach other users, corporate servers, and the public Internet. Mobile connectivity has never been easier, but which ...  Continue Reading

  • November 15, 2006 15 Nov'06

    Wireless adapters for PDAs and smartphones

    In part-two of this series, Lisa Phifer considers the hardware options for adding wireless to your PDA or smartphone.  Continue Reading

  • November 10, 2006 10 Nov'06

    screaming cell phone

    A screaming cell phone is a cellular telephone that is programmed to emit a noise like human screaming. (Continued)  Continue Reading

  • November 10, 2006 10 Nov'06

    Motorola buys Good Technology, levels the playing field

    Motorola today announced plans to buy Good Technology, a move that some experts say will spark fierce competition among Motorola, RIM and Nokia in the mobile email space.  Continue Reading

  • November 08, 2006 08 Nov'06

    mobile VPN (mobile virtual private network)

    A mobile VPN is a networking configuration that enables mobile devices such as notebook computers or personal digital assistants (PDAs) to access a virtual private network (VPN) or an intranet while moving from one place to another... (Continued)  Continue Reading

  • November 08, 2006 08 Nov'06

    Securing Bluetooth

    Reducing Bluetooth security threats requires not only authenticating and encrypting all Bluetooth traffic and defined security policies but wise choices when configuring, assessing, patching and security auditing Bluetooth enable mobile devices.  Continue Reading

  • November 08, 2006 08 Nov'06

    Direct Push security questionable

    Email received via Microsoft Direct Push, while encrypted over the air, is stored in an unsecured state, prompting some mobile experts to declare it a flaw.  Continue Reading