BlackBerry and Apple are clear winners in smartphone sales in 3Q 2009, based on recent market reports from sources including Gartner, IDC, and Strategy Analytics.
Pyramid Research projects that RIM's BlackBerry devices will be at the forefront of the US smartphone market with 22% of new handset units sold in 2014.
The Android-based Dell Mini 3 will be available first in China and Brazil before year-end 2009.
Holiday season service is offered by Google with partners Boingo Wireless, Advanced Wireless Group, and Airport Marketing Income, among others.
Enhancements include support for OpenGL ES for 3D graphics, a Java GUI builder for rapid deployment of BlackBerry user interfaces, and BlackBerry Theme Studio for the creation of BlackBerry smartphone themes.
The response is uniformly enthusiastic, with reviewers praising
everything from the device's performance to its battery life and user
The free service converts voicemails into MP3 files that can be stored
permanently, and can be accessed from any mobile device, landline phone
or email account.
Starting with Adobe Creative Suite 5, future versions of Adobe Creative Suite will enable designers to create optimized graphics, including image and video content, for the BlackBerry platform.
IDC's Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker reveals that 43.3 million smartphones were shipped in 3Q 09, a year-on-year increase of 4.2%.
Doctors and residents in the Emergency Department (ED) at Arkansas Children's Hospital were among staff at 10 beta hospitals testing the latest addition to the Vocera system of wireless communication products.