Wearable devices and emerging technology

  • April 17, 2006 17 Apr'06

    Law firm picks Palm Treos over BlackBerry 'pancakes'

    A Houston law firm wanted devices that could do it all but were also nice and compact. After rigorous testing, the firm chose Palm Treo smartphones over BlackBerrys.

  • April 10, 2006 10 Apr'06

    Portable storage devices invite big problems

    As mobile devices become smaller, cheaper and more portable, the dangers of portable storage threats increase.

  • January 04, 2006 04 Jan'06

    Experts choose best devices of 2005

    Wireless e-mail and the need for connectivity drove the mobile device market in 2005. Research In Motion, Palm and Dell all made waves by filling that need.

  • December 19, 2005 19 Dec'05

    Interop vendors: Go mobile

    Mobility was a key focus of Interop New York. RIM, Avaya, Cognio and others showcased their latest offerings in mobile technology. Here is a roundup of some of them.

  • December 07, 2005 07 Dec'05

    Wi-Fi Alliance boasts battery boost

    Dead batteries could be a thing of the past. The Wi-Fi Alliance yesterday announced a new program aimed at extending Wi-Fi device battery life.

  • December 01, 2005 01 Dec'05

    Settlement rejection could squish BlackBerry

    A judge rejected a settlement offer in NTP Inc.'s patent infringement case against BlackBerry maker Research In Motion. The decision, and a possible injunction, could force RIM to shut down service in the U.S.

  • November 23, 2005 23 Nov'05

    'Unwired' Series: Patients, PDAs and patches

    A health care provider found it could use wireless technology to dramatically boost patient care. But first it had to figure out how to deploy security updates over a wireless network.

  • November 07, 2005 07 Nov'05

    PDAs to ship in record numbers in 2005

    Gartner Inc. says the number of PDAs shipped this year will reach 15 million worldwide. But that could represent the last solid year for the PDA, as smartphones start to gain steam.

  • October 10, 2005 10 Oct'05

    Smartphones still have lessons to learn

    To say that the mobile communications industry has made staggering progress over the course of the last 20 years could hardly be called an overstatement. Mobile phones, which once weighed upwards of 5 pounds and possessed only ephemeral battery life...

  • August 31, 2005 31 Aug'05

    Ones to watch: Tablet PCs, clean bits and meta data

    One CIO is having a tough time swallowing Gartner's prediction that PC tablets are racing toward greatness. Find out what else the research firm is placing bets on.

  • August 22, 2005 22 Aug'05

    Palm OS losing grip on the enterprise

    These are troubled times for the Palm OS, and with Windows Mobile adoption on the rise, it may be time for enterprises to prepare for life after the Palm OS.

  • August 19, 2005 19 Aug'05

    Despite hype, carriers yet to support dual-mode

    Vendors are preparing for the coming wave of dual-mode phones that use Wi-Fi and cellular, but carriers have yet to join the party, which could slow enterprise adoption.

  • June 06, 2005 06 Jun'05

    Lenovo ThinkPad carves into tablet market

    Lenovo is already making its mark on the ThinkPad brand by rolling out the former IBM unit's first tablet PC, which is expected to carve a niche in the stone cold tablet market.

  • March 07, 2005 07 Mar'05

    Gartner motions a RIM upgrade

    Gartner likes RIM's decision to open up the BlackBerry platform to other mobile handset makers, but is concerned about how closed the devices are to competitor gateway providers.

  • December 20, 2004 20 Dec'04

    Photo gallery: Dell Axim X30

    The Dell Axim X30 offers top-of-the-line functionality at a rock-bottom price.