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Worldmate Live to Support Windows Mobile Smartphones

Posted on April 2nd, by Kim Poh Liaw. No Comments

WorldMate announced WorldMate Live for Windows Mobile. WorldMate Live caters to road warriors, managing their complete itineraries including travel arrangements and business meetings by pushing notifications of events that impact their schedules to their smartphones, in real-time.


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AT&T CEO: 3G iPhone Coming in Next Few Months

Posted on April 2nd, by Kim Poh Liaw. No Comments

The long awaiting iPhone with 3G connection is getting another confirmation again. Not a direct tips, but AT&T CEO hints that all of their smart devices will be compatible with 3G in coming months.

The Apple iPhone has been stuck with EDGE connection since its launches last year. An upcoming 3G iPhone is no doubt, what people wondering next will be its price tag.

Source [Gizmodo] via [iphonebuzz]

Ericsson and Telstra use mobile softswitch solution

Posted on April 2nd, by Kim Poh Liaw. No Comments

Ericsson is assisting Australia’s Telstra to deploy the world’s first Mobile Softswitch Solution based on blade technology. It will also reduce the energy use of the softswitch by up to 60 percent per subscriber.

Wayfinder Announces Power Search Web Application For iPhone

Posted on April 2nd, by Kim Poh Liaw. 2 comments

Wayfinder today announced the launch of Power Search web application for iPhone and iPod touch users. The application is accessed via the Safari browser and allows the searching of a multitude of databases, through one unified search field, that cover up to 100 million local search records around the world.

Rumor: Sprint to Release Palm Treo 800w in July

Posted on April 2nd, by Kim Poh Liaw. No Comments

According to a leaked road map last week, Sprint will be announcing a Treo 700w replacement, the Treo 800w Windows Mobile smartphone . The roadmap stating a Windows 6.0, but we are guessing it will come with Windows 6.1 since it has already officially announced.

Apart from the usual Palm style design, WiFi and GPS might be included for the first time in Palm history.

Source [phonemag]

Citi Cards to Provide Mobile Info Access Tools

Posted on April 2nd, by Kim Poh Liaw. No Comments

Citi Cards and Firethorn announced a strategic relationship to enable Citi credit cardmembers to easily and securely access real-time account information anytime, anywhere on their wireless handsets. The new service is expected to be available to Citi credit card customers across the U.S. by the third quarter this year.Through the Firethorn solution, qualified Citi credit cardmembers will be able to view important account information, including current balance, available credit limit, recent transaction history, rewards information and much more, all designed to help Citi credit cardmembers manage their accounts in an easy, convenient and safe manner.

“Citi is a recognized leader in mobile phone-based consumer financial services and we are proud of the innovative solutions we offer our customers. As customer utilization within mobile payments continues to evolve and grow, we are well positioned to be among the first to offer this valuable service for our cardmembers,” said Raja Rajamannar, executive vice president, Citi Cards. “Through our long-term, strategic relationship with telecom industry leader AT&T, we remain committed to offering the latest, cutting-edge solutions to our Citi credit card customers.”

Nokia N95 8GB Getting New Firmware

Posted on April 2nd, by Kim Poh Liaw. No Comments

News from Symbian-Freak that Nokia N95 8GB edition will soon get a new firmware update with version number 20.0.016. The latest version of its firmware for now is 15.0.015 and new firmware will add the support of automatic screen rotation and added “Combo Memory”

iPhone Like Samsung Instinct for Sprint

Posted on April 2nd, by Kim Poh Liaw. 6 comments

Sprint and Samsung Mobile today announced the upcoming availability of a new wireless device, Samsung Instinct. Exclusively available from Sprint, the touch screen phone has a large, vibrant touch screen featuring localized tactile feedback, called haptics, which allow the virtual QWERTY keypad and other operations to become a sensory experience. The device also offers a Voice to Action button providing many functions using voice activation including call, text, picture messaging, traffic, movie, sports, news and search.

LogMeIn Launches First Web-Based Remote Support Tool For Symbian-based Smartphones

Posted on April 2nd, by Kim Poh Liaw. 1 Comment

LogMeIn announced today the general availability of its LogMeIn Rescue+Mobile for smartphones running the Symbian S60 platform – giving carriers, corporate IT departments and IT service organizations the ability to remotely access and troubleshoot a Symbian S60, 3rd generation smartphone.

BlackBerry Curve 8330 Available This Month for Sprint

Posted on April 2nd, by Kim Poh Liaw. 1 Comment

Sprint and Research In Motion (RIM) will add the new BlackBerry Curve 8330 smartphone to its Blackberry line up. The BlackBerry Curve 8330 featuring a two megapixel camera, media player for music, videos and photos, 3.5mm headphone jack, Bluetooth, microSD/SDHC card slot for expandable memory, voice-activated dialing, voice notes recorder and the ability to be used as a modem with a laptop.