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A Tablet for Mobile Workflow

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A Tablet for Mobile Workflow

Motion announces its CL900-- an enterprise tablet for productivity and business integration. 

The device runs Windows 7 on an enchanced Intel Atom processor-- "Oak Trail". Its screen allows dual touch and stylus input, and it a SSD (30/62GB) and up to 2GB RAM. 

Connectivity comes through an optional integrated Gobi 3000 mobile broadband (GPS, 802.11 a/b/g/n WLAN, bluetooth) and wireless SIM port. 

Motion says its battery lasts up to 8 hours, while it stands tough conditions-- the design follows MIL-STD-810G specification (1.23m drop test) with an Read more...

Enterprise iDevice Use on the Rise

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Enterprise iDevice Use on the Rise

A survey amongst Gartner CIO clients shows 85% get requests for iDevices, and around 75% find end-users connecting their devices to enterprise networks-- with our without permission. 

Tablets' growing capabilities lead to the growing adoption of utilities enabling the use of apps running on another computer, server or the cloud. Secure access clients run enterprise-level security while leaving no enterprise code or data on the client device. 

For example, Citrix Receiver on iPad connects to Xenapps and Xendesktop. Wyse Pocketcloud connects to a number Read more...

HSPA to Evolve Beyond the "+"

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HSPA to Evolve Beyond the

Operators should reach peak data rates of over 650 Mbps by 2013 through T-Mobile and Nokia Siemens' HSPA standard. 

To boost download capacity, the standard suggests either the combination of 8 channels into one data link or downloading data from multiple base stations at the same time. 

The 2 companies call it Long Term HSPA Evolution and say it will have speeds matching those LTE Advanced promises. 

Nokia Siemens already prepared its Single Radio Access Network (RAN) platform for Long Term HSPA Evolution. All the new system's features can be used Read more...

Additional Funding for Lookout

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Additional Funding for Lookout

Smartphone security developer Lookout raises an additional $19.5m in funding through its new investors.

Lookout's free cloud-based software (for Blackberry, Android, iOS and Symbian phones) currently has over 4m users. Lookup backs up users' data while scanning it for mobile malware. 

While still rare, mobile malware does happen-- a recent trojan disguised as an Android or Windows Mobile movie player app would send premium rate SMS messages and charge money to users' phone bills without their knowledge. 

Currently Lookout's foothold is as a free data Read more...

Apple To Let Users Seed Apps

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Apple To Let Users Seed Apps

Apple users will be able to share apps with each other, according to a recent patent filed by the company.

The patent describes a sytem allowing companies to make their apps shareable-- users could then send what the patent describes as an "application seed" to others. 

The "seed" means a demo or trial version-- or just an App store link. 

It also appears companies could let demo receivers share the same demo with others to generate more and more sharers (and potential purchasers). 

Companies might even be able to reward the more influential sharers Read more...

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