Archive for July 8th, 2008

Canada's spectrum auction nears end (Reuters)

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Reuters – A government auction of wireless spectrum aimed at bringing fresh competition to Canada’s cellphone market has reached its final stretch, with total bids reaching more than C$4 billion ($3.9 billion) so far — about twice the amount expected.

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Japan to Get 3G IPhone From 7 A.m. on Friday (PC World)

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PC World – Japanese consumers will be among the first in the world to get their hands on the new 3G version of the iPhone when it goes on…

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Group Queues up for IPhone 3G to Promote Organic Farming (PC World)

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PC World – A group of publicity-seekers and iPhone enthusiasts have connected the 3G iPhone and organic farming to line up for Friday’s…

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This Time, Apple's iPhone Launch Offers More (NewsFactor)

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NewsFactor – In the technological equivalent of deja vu all over again, Apple’s iPhone will launch on Friday with 3G.

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Electronics subject to search at border (USATODAY.com)

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USATODAY.com – WASHINGTON – U.S. customs officials have searched laptops, cellphones and digital cameras without warrants in the name of security when Americans return from abroad.

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City workers keep Blackberrys close on holiday: report (Reuters)

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Reuters – Many City workers are unlikely to have a relaxing summer holiday this year, with 83 percent admitting they will take their mobile phone or Blackberry with them, a report said on Monday.

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Apple's iPhone could find Asia tough to crack (AFP)

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AFP – The iPhone 3G, which Apple is billing as twice as fast and half as expensive as the debut model, will roll out in cities from Tokyo to Sydney on Friday — but it could face challenges in Asia it will not have elsewhere.

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Asustek to Offer Eee PC With Built-in 3G Wireless (PC World)

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PC World – Asustek will offer an Eee PC later this year with built-in 3G connectivity.

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Openmoko's Neo FreeRunner Smartphone Really Is Open (NewsFactor)

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NewsFactor – Openmoko has taken the wraps off its Neo FreeRunner, a Linux-based smartphone based on the company’s open mobile-computing platform. Before you yawn about reading yet another product-introduction story — especially about a handset that lacks 3G capability — what sets the Neo FreeRunner apart is that it really is open, literally and figuratively.

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Nokia 6220 Smartphone Released (TechWeb)

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TechWeb – InformationWeek – The Nokia 6220 classic design includes 3G connectivity, compatibility with Microsoft Office applications, Bluetooth capabilities, and a 5-megapixel camera.

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