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"During 2004 global subscriptions to 3G UMTS services nearly doubled to 16 million and this growth trend is set to continue as many more operators come on stream with new services," said Jan Wäreby, Corporate Executive, Vice President and Head of Sales and Marketing of Sony Ericsson, at yesterday's launch in Singapore of the K608 3G UMTS mobile phone (pictured). "We are building our 3G portfolio to support this growth, producing handsets that effortlessly handle the diversity of services on offer," Wäreby continued. "The K608 is a classic addition to the family that consumers will immediately find appealing and intuitive." The K608 has sleek good looks and an aluminium feel and is easy to use and navigate around. Sony Ericsson's latest intuitive dual front camera/phone design makes the handset vertical when it's a phone, and horizontal when it's a camera, and the ful... (more)

Picsel Technologies and Leadtone Wireless to Offer Wireless Email Solutions

Picsel Technologies, a leading provider of solutions that enable intuitive interaction with rich content on small screen devices, today announced a ground breaking partnership with Leadtone Wireless, China's leading wireless email technology leader - to pursue joint wireless email business opportunities in China.   The collaboration will see the companies combining forces to develop a range of server-based solutions based on their respective wireless email offerings, including Picsel's File Viewer application that enables business users to access email attachments whilst on the... (more)

Intel Goes Wireless - Big Time

They may hold the lion's share of the PC microprocessor market, but Intel Corp. has been late out of the starting block as far as chip architecture for wireless terminals is concerned. But already they're gaining ground. Their third-quarter revenues on wireless and communications products accounted for one-sixth the total at $1.09 billion. Already Japan's biggest cell phone maker, NEC Corp. uses an Intel processor in the 3G handsets they supply to NTT DoCoMo. And in due course Intel is hoping that perhaps NEC and the other major global handset makers will partner with them on a ... (more)

Sprint to Expand This Summer's Wireless Gaming Lineup with J2ME

(May 23, 2002) - Mobile gaming is about to explode. Sprint plans to bring mobile entertainment to the next level, utilizing J2METM to offer a superior gaming experience. The mobility of Sprint's PCS Phones combined with the enhanced speeds and graphics of Third-Generation (3G) technology means more gamers will be grabbing excitement on the go. Sprint's 3G1X services are planned to launch nationwide this summer. The most innovative 3G games will utilize J2METM, enabling advanced graphics and personalized interactive services for wireless devices. With J2METM technology, Sprint wi... (more)

Palm and IBM Team to Deliver Wireless Solutions for the Enterprise

(July 23, 2002) - Palm, Inc. and IBM announced plans today to develop a joint capability that will let customers securely access enterprise applications and data using select models of wireless-enabled PalmTM branded handheld computers, including the Palm m515 color handheld®. This deal is intended to increase the use of IBM's software development tools in the handheld business, and to strengthen the position of Palm handhelds in the corporate market. Through IBM's WebSphere® Everyplace Access (WEA), customers would be able to build upon their technology investments and existing... (more)