Wearable devices and emerging technology

  • December 20, 2004 20 Dec'04

    Photo gallery: HP iPaq 6300 series

    HP's iPaq 6300 series strikes a good balance between PDA and phone.

  • December 17, 2004 17 Dec'04

    Kicking the 'CrackBerry' habit

    Basex chief analyst Jonathan Spira says that today's devices boost productivity, but users must also realize when older technology -- or no technology -- makes for a saner choice.

  • April 16, 2004 16 Apr'04

    Corporate disconnect on mobile phone service

    Commentary: Many companies don't bother with mobile phone service strategies, but Basex's Jonathan Spira says anything's better than today's chaos.

  • March 22, 2004 22 Mar'04

    I spy with my little eye ...something confidential

    Could your company's trade secrets be child's play for industrial espionage? Remember the popular children's game I spy? The first child might call out, "I spy with my little eye -- something green," then other players would attempt to guess ...

  • March 18, 2004 18 Mar'04

    HP digs into rugged device market

    Hewlett-Packard has plunged into the rugged device market with a pair of new portable outdoor computers and a new partnership with Itronix. An analyst says the growing need to replace flimsy PDAs with sturdy machines is likely to create more ...

  • March 05, 2004 05 Mar'04

    Mobility's place on the corporate landscape

    It is perhaps emblematic of the dot-com era to have purchased technology for technology's sake. In the heady days of the boom, caution was often thrown to the wind, along with decision-making processes that tied together business and technology ...

  • February 27, 2004 27 Feb'04

    PDA Download | Chat Abbreviations Reference Guide

    Chat abbreviations are commonly used in e-mail, online chatting, online discussion forum postings, instant messaging, and in text messaging, especially between cell phone users. For your convenience, we've created a handy reference that you can ...

  • February 26, 2004 26 Feb'04

    In-Stat/MDR optimistic about PDA market

    Even though smart phones are the talk of the town, In-Stat/MDR says that PDA shipments will remain strong in 2004, thanks to a number of smaller, cheaper devices.

  • January 13, 2004 13 Jan'04

    Analyst: Enterprises poised to benefit from carrier swapping rules

    Beginning Nov. 24, U.S. wireless customers gained the option of keeping their phone numbers when they switch from one wireless carrier to another. The change, known as wireless local number portability (WLNP) was forced on reluctant carriers by the ...

  • November 18, 2003 18 Nov'03

    Experts urge caution when changing wireless carriers

    On Nov. 24, wireless users for the first time will be able to switch carriers without losing their phone numbers, but experts say businesses shouldn't dump existing carriers right away.

  • November 06, 2003 06 Nov'03

    Camera phones: Snapping at workplace privacy?

    Many of the latest high-end cell phones have built-in cameras, which some see as a built-in business liability. Experts say that all companies will soon need a camera phone policy.

  • July 16, 2003 16 Jul'03

    Partnership poised to make RFID user-friendly

    Savi Technologies and Matrics are teaming up on systems that can read both passive and active radio frequency identification tags, enhancing interoperability and making RIFD tags more supply-chain friendly.

  • June 03, 2003 03 Jun'03

    Itronix tablet offers tri-mode connectivity

    Rugged device maker Itronix has released a new tablet PC that offers three types of connectivity methods: Bluetooth, wireless LAN and wireless WAN. An analyst says the tablet provides the mobile flexibility that field force workers need.

  • April 28, 2003 28 Apr'03

    Expert sees use for Tablet PCs in some verticals

    Tablet PCs have received plenty of attention since they debuted last fall, but these keyboard-less notebooks, which feature a stylus and a modified version of Microsoft's Windows XP operating system, are likely to corner only a tiny portion of the ...