Category: Various News

BlackBerry restored, outage noted as “critical”

The major outage that hit BlackBerry users in North America is now fixed and is being described as a “critical severity outage” that affected users in the Americas. During the outage, RIM support account manager Bryan Simpson said in an e-mail to the company’s large clients Blackberry users “This is an emergency notification regarding the


Rogers launches MyMusic FaceBook Channel

Rogers Wireless has launched MyMusic Channel on FaceBook. This channel consolidates a number of music partnerships such as Universal and MTV Canada. “My Artist” is another applications that allows you to post questions for featured artists.

Motorola to buy Nortel Networks?

As reported last week, Motorola is “exploring strategic options including the possible break-up”, today there are rumours that they are in negotiations with Nortel Networks of possibly combining their wireless infrastructure divisions – a deal between the two companies could create a joint venture with sales of around $10-billion (U.S.) that would make network equipment


Motorola gives not-yet-available ROKR E8 to Celebrities

Motorola has announced the debut of the ROKR E8 Hollywood style at the upcoming Academy Awards. Each of the Academy Award nominees in the directing and four acting categories were the first U.S. consumers to experience the product. The ROKR E8 swag was customized, personalized nominee’s name and category, encased in a box wrapped in


Kodak announces chip to boost mobile picture taking

Kodak has introduced a chip that can boost the picture-taking power in mobile phones. The “KAC-05020 Image Sensor” maintains the same level of quality while reducing size, costs and uses a 1.4 micron 5-Megapixel and allows this to be used for a camera phone. Manufacturers will have access to the KAC-05020 later this year and