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Telstra has launched a new product to enable organisations to manage their smartphone fleet online. The new Telstra web service claims to allow users to more easily, track multiple devices and update mobile security configurations.

Published in Networking

Recognising the growth in the use of smartphones and other mobile devices to access corporate data, Trend Micro has beefed up its portfolio with Trend Micro Mobile Security 7.

Published in Security

According to IDC, sales of iPhones soared 13 percent in the three months from December 2010, making Apple the lead mobile phone vendor in Australia accounting for almost a third of total sales in Q1 2011.

Published in Market

Gartner's mobile device shipment data for Q1 2011 has total sales at almost half a billion units, Nokia still the market leader by a very healthy margin, and in the smartphone market shows Android as having made a meteoric rise to oust Symbian from the number one OS slot.

Published in Market

Nokia has announced plans to transfer all Symbian software activities and 3000 staff to Accenture and to retrench a further 4000 staff, mostly in Denmark Finland and the UK.

Published in Virtualisation

Nokia has announced a new pair of smartphones - the E6 and X7 - but they won't be here for months.

Published in Mobility

In the latest, and most bullish, of analyst forecasts predicting the dominance of Android, Gartner is forecasting Android to command nearly half of worldwide smartphone market by end of 2012.

Published in Market

I see the IDC stats on the superlative smartphone market, where over a million handsets per month were sold last year, portending even greater to come in 2011!

Published in Mobility

As all eyes look towards the iPad 2 and the supposed iPad 3 later this year (although likely 2012) Ovum's analytical oracling sees Android 'dramatically outperforming Apple with a massive 20% lead on market share'. Is Ovum's 5 year outlook outstanding, obvious or 'orrid?

Published in Mobility

Nokia has launched its E7 Symbian smartphone in Australia, billing it as being "designed with professionals in mind."

Published in Networking

Annual reports that US stock market listed companies are required to lodged with the SEC (aka Form 20-F) are of necessity pessimistic documents. They are required to list under 'risk factors' almost every conceivable eventuality that could befall a company.

Published in Cornered!

According to web analytics company, StatCounter, web accesses from Android devices topped those from BlackBerries for the first time in February at the global level, and Australia is totally dominated by Apple's iOS.


Published in Mobility
Wednesday, 16 February 2011 11:45

Gang of nine plots Nokia's salvation

A group of nine, as yet unidentified, Nokia shareholders opposed to the Microsoft alliance has set up a web site to lobby shareholder support for an alternative plan that would see the alliance scrapped, and CEO Stephen Elop sacked along with number of other senior executives.

Published in Strategy

If Nokia is to realise its stated goal of selling another 150 million Symbian based smartphones, and making a success of its MeeGo platform it will need the developer community to remain loyal to the Qt developer platform in the wake of its betting its future on Windows Mobile 7.

Published in Strategy
Tuesday, 08 February 2011 13:16

Android: the little robot becomes a monster

The symbol for Android might be a cute little robot, but he's starting to get so big and powerful that mobile operators are looking for someone, other than Apple's IOS, to challenge him.

Published in Market
Monday, 17 January 2011 17:43

Telsyte tells of predicted 2011 Android growth

Analyst firm Telsyte has some predictions for the Australian market, predicting that smartphones powered by Google's Android OS will grow 'threefold in 2011' at WinMo 6.5 and Nokia's expense, with Apple still set maintain market leadership this year.

Published in Mobility
Thursday, 09 December 2010 12:27

Skype gets silky Symbian/Nokia upgrade

If you've got one of Nokia's new N8, C7 or E5 phones, or any other new Nokia model, and you've wanted to use Skype, you'll be delighted to know that new compatible Skype versions are now available!

Published in Mobility

Industry codes such as PCI DSS - which governs the credit card industry - and laws like the Sarbanes Oxley Act are likely to include specific provisions covering smartphones, according to Jason Pearce, director sales engineering, Asia Pacific for IT security company, M86.

Published in Security
Tuesday, 09 November 2010 09:35

Nokia takes control of Symbian

Nokia has taken control of the Symbian smartphone operating system from the Symbian Foundation, the body it set up two years ago after buying out other partners in Symbian and making the software open source.

Published in Strategy

Juniper Networks has unveiled an ambitious plan to dominate the market for securing and managing mobile devices with the launch of the Junos Pulse Mobile Security Suite.

Published in Strategy




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