Mobile handset maker Nokia is predicting a rise in market share thanks for growing demand in emerging markets.
New software from Research in Motion (RIM) will enable all BlackBerry wireless applications to run on smartphones from rival handset makers.
Palm, maker of the Treo smartphone, announced Tuesday it is developing a Linux-based operating system Forge ahead and stay on budget with simple to install HP server technology. for its line of handheld devices.
Intel's plan to push its Santa Rosa platform, scheduled for launch at the beginning of May under the notebook-platform brands Centrino Pro and Centrino Duo, as a Viiv branded desktop platform as well.
Branded GPS-device vendors Garmin and TomTom are reportedly expected to venture into the GPS-enabled handset market, with market rumors stating that Garmin has already held talks for cooperation with Taiwan-based ODM handset maker Compal Communications, according to market sources.
The FCC is extending a ban on in-flight cell phone usage. The agency says there is insufficient information about whether phones disrupt cell towers or airplane navigation systems, so it will take the safe route by continuing the restriction.
Although US-based brands such as Apple and Hewlett Packard (HP) are expected to launch notebooks using LEDs as the backlight source starting from the second quarter 2007, Taiwan-based LED makers will not be the major beneficiaries, according to industry sources.