Broadcom has announced a single chip, the BCM4329, that combines 802.11n wireless LAN, Bluetooth and FM radio for use in phones and other handheld devices.
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Femtocells, indoor 3G base stations installed by consumers, will boost cellular network capacity more than ten-fold without causing interference, according to research carried out by industry body the Femto Forum.
Wireless infrastructure provider Meru Networks announced virtual ports, a technology designed to make wi-fi networks as reliable as wired Ethernet.
Funambol has delivered an open source email client for the new iPhone, and has won new funding for its bid to offer a free alternative to the Blackberry.
Operators wanting to launch WiMax services in the U.K. could get hold of valuable spectrum this year, as the U.K.'s Ministry of Defence sells it, to raise funds to buy ships.
Hewlett-Packard is launching a connected laptop that holds no data locally - using technology from thin client specialist Neoware, that it acquired only weeks ago.
RIM, once the maker of the most corporate-looking handhelds, is rumoured to be working on a touch-screen phone that will compete with the iPhone and — for the first time on a BlackBerry — have no hard keyboard.
OQO has delivered a European -- or at least, U.K. -- version of its ultra-mobile PC, expanded its international presence with a U.K. international director, and dropped more hints about a new version that will handle cellular data.
3G femtocells, which promise to deliver indoor coverage and cheap service for 3G networks, are a step closer, thanks to a base station built using chips designed for mass-market handsets.
A complex remote-control work around has achieved what every geek wants: running Skype on an iPhone.
Nokia Siemens Networks has launched a 3G femtocell and a gateway to allow operators to manage multiple femtocells in subscribers’ homes.
A UK startup has promised indoor 3G “femtocells” that will offer cheap calls and better coverage inside buildings.
Hewlett-Packard’s services division has signed a deal to use Cisco’s wireless LAN kit —snubbing HP’s own wireless networking products.
Fixed-mobile convergence (FMC), the much-touted technology that combines mobile phones with fixed lines to save companies money, will be insecure and most implementations will fail, according to some analysts.
Blackberry users may be breathing a sigh of relief now the long-running lawsuit with NTP is over, but Blackberry maker Research In Motion (RIM) will be counting the cost - in lost customers - for some time to come.