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ALSO NOTED: BlackBerry devices support Mac; Verizon Wireless announces GlobalEmail; and much more...

> BlackBerry devices will offer Mac support.

Verizon Wireless' perception battle over walled gardens

Earlier this week news came out that Verizon Wireless' initial edition of VCast Music prohibits mobile phones from playing MP3 songs acquired from other sources. That's because the phones use

Editor's Corner: CES Roundup

As usual, there was a lot going on at the 2006 Consumer Electronics Show (CES), far too much for me to catch it all, but here are a few announcements that caught my eye. Verizon announced a new

Amp'd forges deal with EA for mobile games

Recently launched MVNO Amp'd Mobile has inked a deal with Electronic Arts to bring more than 15 of the game publisher's mobile games to Amp'd handsets early this year. Amp'd is an MVNO that leases

QUICKLINKS: Will AJAX save mobile apps?; Gizmo versus Skype; Much more...

Skype and Netgear partner for VoIP phone. Blog Gizmo versus Skype.

Is Microsoft stopping MP3s on Verizon phones?

PCS Intel is claiming that if Verizon customers sign up for the company's recently announced V Cast music-download program, they won't be able to play MP3s on their phones. That's because the

Millions of mobile users resist E911 switch

According to the FCC, no major US carrier has yet to meet the December 31, 2005 deadline for having 95 percent of its subscribers on E911-compliant handsets. The E911 technology allows first

ALSO NOTED: Symbol's 'rugged' enterprise handheld; Verizon Wireless selects WiderThan for VCast Music; and much more...

> Symbol Technologies unveiled its rugged MC70 Windows Mobile 5.0 PDA. The device is nearly indestructible and works as a voice device on cellular and 802.11a/b/g networks, while supporting

Verizon Wireless announces full-track music-download service

As expected, Verizon Wireless said it is launching VCast Music, a comprehensive music service that delivers tunes to both Windows XP PCs and mobile phones via Verizon's new music store. More than

SPOTLIGHT: Kargo announces U.S. Web site for mobile content

The direct-to-consumer market for mobile content is heating up as mobile content distributor Kargo announced what it calls the largest U.S. Web site for mobile content, FeverMobile.com. Designed