Enterprise Mobility: Samsung, BlackBerry, Sony, Nikon Show Off Mobility for Fall
Samsung, BlackBerry, Sony, Nikon Show Off Mobility for Fall
by Nicholas Kolakowski
RIM BlackBerry Curve 3G
Research In Motion's latest update to its BlackBerry Curve 3G runs the BlackBerry 5 OS, but the company promises that the device is "ready" for the new BlackBerry 6 OS. Presumably, that means the device will receive an update sometime in the near future. Seen here is Sprint's Curve 3G offering.
The BlackBerry Curve 3G is available in either charcoal or "fuchsia red" on Verizon. It includes a 2-megapixel camera with zoom and video recording, built-in GPS, and access to BlackBerry App World.
BlackBerry Torch 9800
RIM's new BlackBerry Torch 9800 features a sliding QWERTY keyboard and BlackBerry 6 OS. Its new features include unified social-networking feeds, wireless syncing with DRM-free music and a Universal Search application.
Samsung Galaxy S
The Samsung Galaxy S smartphones include a Super AMOLED screen and 1GHz processor designed to handle everything from games to HD video. On T-Mobile, it's been branded as the Samsung Vibrant; on Verizon, the Samsung Fascinate; on AT&T, the Samsung Captivate; and on Sprint, the Samsung Epic 4G.
Android in the Galaxy S
All versions of the Samsung Galaxy S come loaded with Android 2.1, although an Android 2.2 update is promised before the end of the year.
Sony Bloggie Touch
The Sony Bloggie Touch Camera is capable of capturing up to 4 hours (8GB) or 2 hours (4GB) of HD video. Capabilities include shooting 12.8-megapixel still photos and 1080p video.
Bloggies USB Arm
The Bloggie's built-in USB arm and preinstalled software are designed for easy uploading of content to the Web. Users can sort through videos and images in-camera via the 3-inch capacitive touch screen.
GzOne phones have been ruggedized to resist water, shock, vibration and dust.
Nikon CoolPix S1100pj
Nikon's new CoolPix S1100pj camera includes a 14-lumen internal projector and a built-in stand, allowing it to display images up to??Ãeight feet away.
Nikon's CoolPix S1100pj has a 3-inch TFT LCD touch-panel monitor, for intuitive camera operations.
Parallels Mobile App
The new Parallels Mobile app gives users access to Windows apps on their iPad, iPhone or iPod Touch.
Parallels Desktop 6 for Mac
The just-released Parallels Desktop 6 for Mac allows users to run Windows and Mac applications side-by-side on a Mac without needing to reboot. It includes 80 new and enhanced features.
Skype on BlackBerry
Skype running on a BlackBerry device.
Skype on iPhone
Skype running on an iPhone.
The Dell Mini10 running with embedded WiMax.