Handset maker Motorola plans to improve phone sales in 2009 by focusing on developing smartphones that run Google’s Android operating system.
Smart phones sales should account for 17 percent of mobile devices in 2009, according to new projections.
Rumors circulating say that a new Kindle e-book reader will be announced on Feb. 9.
United Airlines will begin offering in-flight Wi-Fi service to customers on some flights between New York and California.
At the Consumer Electronics Show, Palm announced a new operating system running on a new smart phone called the Palm Pre.
Some forecasters predict customers will spend less on new wireless devices as a result of the economic downturn.
The first day of sales for the first Android phone was relatively quiet, especially compared to the iPhone launch.
A version of Lotus Notes from IBM is at last available for the iPhone as a free download from the App Store.
At this week’s CTIA mobile wireless show, corporate leaders keep pointing out iPhone weaknesses. But they also have to keep answering why their devices can’t be as special as the iPhone or its touch interface, slew of apps and functions.
Major phone makers are angling to create their own iconic device to match the iPhone, Computerworld reports.
Apple continues to earn praise for its novel and expanding App Store, Computerworld reports.
American Airlines launched in-flight Wi-Fi service on three long-haul routes in the U.S. Wednesday, and will decide in three to six months whether to expand the service to other routes.
Delta announced Tuesday that it will begin rolling out Wi-Fi access on its aircraft this fall.
Computerworld looks at the status of in-flight Wi-Fi at several carriers that plan to add wireless connectivity on board their planes.
Apple still has both hardware and software issues to work through before the iPhone is likely to be widely adopted in corporate environments, according to IT managers interviewed by Computerworld.