iPhone’s Business Potential Rises Again

Each time a critic says the iPhone isn’t for business users, a new business application surfaces for the Apple device. The latest example: Avaya, the big networking company, has announced a strategy to ensure iPhones can connect securely to business and government networks. Each time a critic says the iPhone isn’t for business users, a […]

Google: Small devices, big municipal broadband impact?

Google apparently is set to unveil a mobile device strategy on November 5. The initiative could pave the way for numerous WiFi handhelds and smart phones by mid-2008. The effort could also give a lift to municipal broadband and mobile Linux markets.Google apparently is set to unveil a mobile device strategy on November 5. The […]

iPhone escapes (officially) from carrier jail in France

We reported in August that hackers have liberated the iPhone from carrier jail, allowing people to use it with any cellular operator’s service, a move that Apple does not condone. You are supposed to use the iPhone together with Cingular’s service in the US: “what Steve Jobs hath joned together, let no man put asunder.” […]

Cisco announces comprehensive mobile public safety offering

Cisco and its partners today announced an integrated suite of products and applications that provide state and local governments with the tools to configure comprehensive mobile public safety and municipal service solutions.Cisco and its partners today announced an integrated suite of products and applications that provide state and local governments with the tools to configure […]

Groningen, Netherlands gets Wi-Fi hotzone

The city of Groningen, Netherlands is launching a Wi-Fi hotzone in the city center which will be used by the police department, students and the municipality to test a variety of applications that involve streaming video, voice and data. The city of Groningen, Netherlands is launching a Wi-Fi hotzone in the city center which will […]