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PUBLIC MARKS from teleclick with tags mobile & software

November 2005

Companies Hope to Standardize Linux for Mobile Phones

PalmSource and Orange, along with eight other companies, are currently collaborating on a project to standardize the open source Linux operating system to run on a variety of different mobile phones.

October 2005

RIM Gets Unexpected Help from Palm

Since last month’s intense optimism among Research in Motion executives, the company has run into a number of difficult obstacles in recent weeks. But the Waterloo, Ontario-based RIM has now struck a deal with their main hardware rival, Palm.

Windows-Based Treo won’t Become Available Until 2006

Even though Palm has now officially unveiled its Windows-based PDA, it will likely not be available to consumers for quite some time.

September 2005

Cingular and RealNetworks to Launch Streaming Video Service

America’s largest wireless company, Cingular Wireless, has agreed to work with RealNetworks to offer streaming video services to subscribers’ mobile phones.

Palm Expected to Introduce Windows-Based Smartphone

Sources indicate that long time rivals, Microsoft and Palm are getting ready to unveil a smartphone PDA that will run on Microsoft’s software.

First Windows Mobile 5.0 Phone Introduced

Sprint PCS has recently launched the Vision Smart Device PPC-6700, which is the first cell phone to run the new Windows Mobile 5.0 operating system.

Garmin Releasing GPS Applications for Mobile Phones

Garmin has just announced that they are releasing “Garmin Mobile”, a new suite of GPS applications for cellular phones.

August 2005

Cingular Expected to Sell Motorola’s iTunes Phone

Cingular Wireless, the number one wireless service in the US, is expected to reveal plans next week to sell Motorola’s new cell phone, which uses Apple Computer Inc.’s iTunes software to play music.