Where to start on RIM? First the bad news. And then more bad news.
It's like Kinect, but instead of dancing around and using your whole body to control a game, you just look around. The guys at Waterloo Labs showed us how their very preliminary technology works with a prototype they brought to CES.
Is Apple about to jump the shark? An emergency press conference will address the iPhone 4 reception issues tomorrow. Is this Steve Jobs' Waterloo? Tension! Excitement! Phones!
Exposure to brand logos for just milliseconds changes the way people behave, according to research from Duke and the University of Waterloo.
Which chipmaker will emerge victorious and which will wind up humbled after the upcoming dustup? CNET News.com's Michael Kanellos has the answer.
CNET News.com's Michael Kanellos says the Battle of Waterloo holds a lesson in communications for a world weary of computer viruses.
Research In Motion and Telecom Italia Mobile announced on Monday that RIM's BlackBerry service and device is now available in Italy. The BlackBerry devices run on TIM's next-generation GPRS (General Packet Radio Service) wireless network. RIM's BlackBerry service and devices offer always-on access to e-mail. RIM has been working to get its BlackBerry service and device into new markets. In late April, the Waterloo, Ontartio-based RIM announced that its BlackBerry service and device were available in Hong Kong through a partnership with Hutchison Telecom. Hutchison's next target for a BlackBerry launch is mainland China.
The previously announced partnership between Research In Motion and Hong Kong-based telecom company Hutchison will come to fruition May 6 when Hutchison will make RIM's BlackBerry service available to its 5.7 million subscribers in China, Britain, Taiwan and Macau. Service in other countries will follow. The news of the launch date of RIM's service came Tuesday at Waterloo, Ontario-based RIM's first analyst day in Atlanta. RIM also announced its new Mobile Data Service, which is being tested in trials and will help developers create wireless capabilities beyond the e-mail access and calendar updating services that are now possible on BlackBerry devices.
The cable open access debate is shaping up to be a techno-political Waterloo that will affect the evolution of the Internet and communications in general.
Casio has teamed up with educational software makers to offer the Cassiopeia Computer Extender, a version of its Windows CE handhelds for the education market. Casio is launching two different versions of the Computer Extender, one for advanced students and teachers and one for beginning students. Educational applications for the Computer Extender include software from Key Curriculum Press, Waterloo Maple, and Math Resources. Pricing and availability have not yet been announced.