January 2010

Clues on Windows Mobile 7
Betanews ran a report entitled "Microsoft at CES: Finally, what to expect from Windows Mobile 7 and Windows Phone". -- Posted Sunday, January 10, 2010 by chb

Datalogic to show new Windows Mobile 6.5-based handheld
Datalogic Mobile will preview a new Datalogic PDA at the 2010 National Retail Federation trade show in New York City January 11-12 at the Datalogic booth No. 2445. Tom Burke, VP of Products and Services said, "the new PDA is one of the first in our industry to run Microsoft's latest operating system, Windows Mobile 6.5. We have also integrated the Datalogic patented Green Spot good read technology with both the laser bar code reader and the 2D imager. The new PDA also incorporates HF RFID support." Connectivity includes UMTS HSDPA voice and data, 802.11 a/b/gWiFi with CCX V4 certification, and Bluetooth 2.0 EDR. -- Posted Thursday, January 7, 2010 by chb

Splashdata acquires Iambic
SplashData announced its acquisition of Iambic. These are two of the early pioneers in the development of mobile software apps for PDAs and smartphones, and this deal combines the resources of two respected and established developers of mobile productivity software. SplashData says it intends to expand Iambic's line of apps, including Agendus, into other smartphone platforms such as Android and webOS. -- Posted Thursday, January 7, 2010 by chb

Broadcom navigation processor to support Android, Windows CE
Broadcom Corporation announced that it has ported the Android and Windows CE operating systems to run on its Broadcom BCM4760 navigation processor, enabling a new generation of location-aware mobile internet devices (MIDs) and personal navigation devices (PNDs). MIDs and PNDs are including increasingly sophisticated navigation functionality and location based services, and support for these OS platforms will make the devices attractive to a broader range of application developers, driving innovation and improved user experiences. -- Posted Wednesday, January 6, 2010 by chb