Opera upgrades mobile browser for Symbian

Looking to speed up browsing on the Symbian platform, Opera Software released on Wednesday Opera Mobile 10.1 for Symbian/Series 60 phones, offering faster JavaScript performance, the company said.Version 10.1 for Symbian offers just-in-time

Published on: November 24th, 2010 Paul Krill

RIM buys mobile software developer Viigo

Research In Motion has purchased Viigo, a developer of software that delivers syndicated content to mobile phones, according to a brief note on Viigo's Web site.  Viigo users open the software client on

Published on: March 27th, 2010 Nancy Gohring

Mobile gap closes, but digital divide grows in South Africa

Ottawa-basedInternational Development Research Centre (IDRC) and Randy Spence are gatheringNobel prize-winning economists and poverty experts from around the world todiscuss how information and communication technology (ICT) can reduce povertyin developing countries.HarvardForum II, scheduled

Published on: September 19th, 2009 Jennifer Kavur

Indian farmers control irrigation with mobile phones

Mobile operator Tata Teleservices is testing technology that allows farmers to use their mobile phones to remotely monitor and switch on irrigation pump sets in far flung locations.The technology, called Nano Ganeshis being

Published on: July 23rd, 2009 John Ribeiro

Samsung Windows Mobile phone includes video editor

Samsung Electronics Canada Inc. has announced the Omnia, a Windows Mobile device with EVDO and WiFi connectivity, will ship this month in Canada. The smart phone is already available in the U.S., Europe

Published on: March 31st, 2009 Greg Meckbach

VMware tool manages virtual machines from mobile phones

VMware is set to release in the beginning of April a technology preview of a new feature that will let vCenter Mobile Access VMware users manage their infrastructure from mobile phones, it said

Published on: March 22nd, 2009 Mikael Ricknas

Next up: A traffic report by your cell phone

John Hinnen knows why people listen to news radio station 680 News in Toronto.“Traffic is the No. 1 reason people listen to the station. We know that,” said the vice-president and general manager

Published on: January 19th, 2009 Dave Webb

Nokia adds 3D navigation and Google Maps rival

STOCKHOLM - Nokia continues to push navigation on mobile phones, announcing Tuesday at its World 08 conference in Barcelona a version of its Maps software as well as Maps on Ovi, which will

Published on: December 1st, 2008 Mikael Ricknas

IVT shipping Bluetooth software for Linux

A Chinese Bluetooth technology vendor released a new version of its Bluetooth application software for ultra-mobile PC users running the Linux operating system. IVT Corp.’s BlueSoleil 5.0, which previously worked only with Windows

Published on: June 3rd, 2008 Kathleen Lau