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2011-11-14 13:15:00

Survey of 2,160 Developers Sees Kindle Fire Interest on Par with iPad in April 2010; Microsoft Moves Decisively Ahead of RIM Through Nokia Partnership to Challenge Apple Mountain View, Calif and Framingham, Mass (PRWEB) November 14, 2011 Appcelerator®, the leading integrated mobile platform for rapidly developing native and HTML5 mobile web applications using open web technologies, and industry-leading analyst firm International Data Corporation (IDC), today announced results from a new...

2011-11-11 05:00:00

Digital newspaper application currently available for download from BlackBerry App World gives BlackBerry PlayBook users instant access to the largest selection of top news publications from around the world â” often before they hit the newsstands in their local markets. Monte Carlo, Monaco (PRWEB) November 11, 2011 (Monaco Media Forum): NewspaperDirect announced that the companyâs PressReader application will be preloaded on BlackBerry PlayBook tablets. The...

2011-11-10 09:52:00

MOUNTAIN VIEW, California, November 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Colt Also Plan to Use MobileIron to Roll out BYOD Program The Colt Car Company Ltd., the sole distributor of Mitsubishi Motors in the UK, has chosen MobileIron [http://www.mobileiron.com ] to manage and safeguard a new fleet of corporate-owned BlackBerry and Apple smartphones and enable a Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) program. While Colt has provided mobile devices to senior executives for many years, it...

2011-11-04 17:41:00

SEATTLE, Nov. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In a new survey conducted by a Seattle-based opinion research firm through its innovative online survey platform, a strong majority of likely November 2011 voters support Initiative 1183, the ballot measure that would privatize liquor sales in the State of Washington. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100629/SF27145LOGO) The survey found that 61 percent of respondents reacted positively when asked if they would vote for I-1183 if the...

Smartphone Use Up in All age Groups
2011-11-04 05:14:06

Nielsen released a survey of mobile phone users this week covering the third quarter of 2011. The survey shows that smartphone use is up in all age groups. The age group with the highest penetration of smartphone users year over year are 25 to 34 year olds. In 2010 the third quarter showed that 41% of mobile users in that age group used smartphones in the third quarter of 2011 that age group increased to 62%. In the survey, those who were 18 to 24 years old were at 54% of users. Users who...

2011-11-03 12:38:00

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Grindr, the premier all male geo-social network app announces that it has reached more than three million users in 192 countries, making it the largest all-male location-based social networking tool in the world. The Company attributes the success of the wildly popular app to its valued users, who are spreading the word to friends both online and in-person. Since launching in March 2009, Grindr has accumulated users in every major U.S....

Battle For Smart Phone Market Continues
2011-11-02 09:59:19

A lull in demand for Apple iPhones has apparently given smart phone maker HTC a push to become the largest smart phone vendor in the United States last quarter, Tim Culpan and Hugo Miller of Bloomberg News report. HTC saw a 10 percent jump in share from a year earlier giving the Taoyuan, Taiwan-based HTC 24 percent of the world´s largest smart phone market in the third quarter, ahead of Samsung at 21 percent and Apple just behind at 20 percent. There is some debate however on tech...

2011-11-01 08:30:00

DALLAS, Nov. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Key Facts AT&T* today announced the price and availability of the BlackBerry(®) Bold(TM) 9900, the all-touch BlackBerry(®) Torch(TM) 9860 and the BlackBerry(®) Curve(TM) 9360. AT&T delivers the broadest portfolio of the latest 4G BlackBerry smartphones, including three models - the BlackBerry Bold 9900, the all-touch BlackBerry Torch 9860, and the previously-released 4G BlackBerry Torch...

Customers Suing RIM For Outage
2011-10-27 11:34:07

U.S. and Canadian consumers are suing Research In Motion for a service outage on BlackBerry devices that took place in October. The outage left tens of millions frustrated, unable to use email, instant messaging and Internet browsing. The company's CEOs have apologized to millions of BlackBerry customers for the outage that took place the week of Apple's iPhone 4S debut. The lawsuit filed on Wednesday was brought on behalf of all U.S. BlackBerry owners with an active service...

2011-10-27 10:10:00

GENEVA, October 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- WISeKey is proud to showcase WISePhone secure phone solution for Blackberry (including OSv7), iPhone (including iOS5), and Android. WISePhone solves the problem of mobile phone security, by encrypting voice communication anywhere in the world, even in regions where eavesdropping is common. WISeKey has been demonstrating the power of WISePhone this week at the ITU Telecom World conference, where the Swiss company is part of the Geneva...


Latest Personal digital assistants Reference Libraries

BlackBerry PlayBook
2014-01-12 00:00:00

The BlackBerry PlayBook is a tablet computer released on April 19, 2011 by BlackBerry. It is the first device to use the BlackBerry Tablet operating system (OS) and runs Adobe AIR applications. A merger with the existing BlackBerry OS created a new operating system: the BlackBerry 10. On February 21, 2012, the PlayBook was updated to be compatible with Android OS applications that could be installed from the BlackBerry App World store. On October 3, 2012, the PlayBook OS 2.1 was released....

BlackBerry Torch
2014-01-12 00:00:00

The BlackBerry Torch is a line of smartphones produced by Research In Motion (RIM); models are the Torch 9800, 9810, 9850, and the 9860, all using the BlackBerry OS. The Torch has been hailed as the best BlackBerry ever, but still lags behind in the smartphone industry. The Torch as compared to other Blackberry phones has many improvements such as, a better user interface, improved browser, and more readable screen. The BlackBerry Torch was first considered in April, 2010, with a prototype...

BlackBerry Storm
2014-01-12 00:00:00

The BlackBerry Storm is developed by Research In Motion (RIM). It is a touchscreen smartphone with a virtual keyboard and comes in the 9500 and 9530 series. This phone has a feature called SurePress, which enables the screen to press down like a button to provide physical feedback. The Storm 9500 has a disabled CDMA module to allow for use outside North America, but it has only frequency bands that can be accessed in Europe, Oceania, Asia, and Brazil. This is because GSM carriers such as...

BlackBerry Curve
2014-01-12 00:00:00

The BlackBerry Curve is a smartphone manufactured by Research In Motion (RIM); introduced on May 3, 2007, with the Curve 8300 series. It had robust multimedia features with a high resolution camera. Five models were introduced, the 8300, 8310, 8320, 8330, and 8350i. In early 2009 the Curve 8900 and 8500 series were introduced and in the next few years three more models were released, the 8910, 8520 and the 8530. The 8900 series was an upgrade of the 8300 versions, the 8500 series added...

Nokia Lumia
2014-01-12 00:00:00

The Nokia Lumia is a Smartphone first introduced in November 2011 that uses the Windows Phone operating system. The name was established from the word Lumi which means snow in the Finnish language. Nokia partnered with Microsoft in February 2011 and switched to the Windows Operating System (OS) from the declining Symbian platform of their previous phones. The first generation Lumia: The 800 is Windows 7-OS powered, introduced November 2011, using a Scorpion 1.4 GHz CPU, with a 3.7 inch...

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