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Freescale plans support for Android on netbook

If Freescale will have its way, the $400 netbook on sale today could well be available for half the price in a few months' time. And it would not just be cheaper, it will come with better battery

Apple asked Google not to use multi-touch in Android

A member of the Android team has told VentureBeat that Apple has apparently asked that Google not implement multi-touch in Android, a request which Google had complied with. Multi-touch is the

Google licenses Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync

Google will be releasing a beta version of its Google Sync software for the iPhone and Windows Mobile smartphones. The application will provide the ability for automatic, over-the-air synchronization

Microsoft to unveil Web-based sync service for smartphones

Modeling after Apple's MobileMe service, Microsoft will be unveiling its own Web-based service called "My Phone" at the Mobile World Congress trade show event at Barcelona next week. What does the

No special version of Windows 7 for netbooks

Microsoft has finally announced the details of how it will be selling Windows 7. I'll have more details on the six different editions in the next FierceCIO:TechWatch. What I'll say though is this:

RIM CEO: Buggy smartphone software here to stay

Software glitches that require fixing are part of the "new reality" of making smartphones in large volumes, according to RIM co-CEO Jim Balsillie. The statement was made in a candid interview with

Obama gets to keep his BlackBerry

If only to confirm what many folks already know: President Obama will be keeping his BlackBerry smartphone. As can be expected, Obama's privilege to become the United State's first president with

BlackBerry support coming back to Nokia's E-Series smartphones

An interview with head of Nokia Messaging, Tom Furlong, revealed that RIM is poised to bring BlackBerry support back to Nokia's E-Series smartphones. Nokia used to provide support for BlackBerry

The furor over Obama's BlackBerry

"I'm still clinging to my BlackBerry. They're going to pry it out of my hands," says President-elect Obama at a recent interview with CNBC. Having used no less than 10 different smartphones and PDAs

Should Obama be allowed to keep his BlackBerry?

We are all familiar with President-elect Obama's fondness with his BlackBerry. Indeed, at a recent interview with CNBC, Obama was recorded as saying, "I'm still clinging to my BlackBerry. They're