Students and teachers at Melbourne’s Bialik College have better access to networked resources and the internet thanks to a new virtualised wireless LAN.
IT is engaged in a costly and lengthy military campaign with mobility. Upper management drafts fleets of new tablets, while users introduce their own mobile devices to the network. All of these must be secured and managed - refusing to do so can cost you your job. So what’s an IT manager to do? According to Joe Sweeney, analyst at IBRS, the only answer is to lay down your arms.
Giving employees access to data and processes while in the field is becoming increasingly popular. IT often responds to this need by creating device-specific mobile applications for each specific function or process. But as the number of devices and applications grow, this ad hoc approach can become unmanageable. Darren Besgrove, Director at BlinkMobile Interactive, discusses holistic mobile service delivery platforms as an alternative.
Australian BlackBerry owners looking to purchase a newer model phone may be eligible for up to $120 credit if they trade in their existing BlackBerry, as part of Research In Motion’s new Trade-Up program.
The Nokia E7 smartphone with Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync provides direct, real-time and secure access to corporate email inboxes and other personal applications.
In a competition open to Australian K-12 schools, Wavelink is giving away a $25,000 wireless LAN, including installation and support.
Australia’s National Broadband Network (NBN) went live for the first time on mainland Australia yesterday, with the launch of the first mainland trial for the network, in the regional town of Armidale.
The HTC Incredible S smartphone, available on the Optus network, features a contoured body that highlights the internal hardware components of the device.
The IBM Virtual Desktop for Smart Business aids workforce mobility by providing anytime, anywhere access to corporate data from mobile devices, such as tablets or laptops. It has been designed for small to medium businesses.
The Salvation Army Aged Care Plus, which has offered care to the aged community since 1899 in Australia, has deployed a fleet of ruggedised tablets and medical devices across two of its facilities.
Australian internet service provider Internode celebrated its 20th birthday yesterday.
As demand for smartphones in Australia continues to rise, vendors must provide new product innovations to compete for customer interest. Brad Reed, Senior Marketing Manager at LG Electronics, explains how he expects the arenas of mobile hardware, operating systems and application ecosystems to evolve in the coming year.
The GeoLENs indoor location system makes it easier for emergency services personnel to locate mobile phone users inside large buildings, potentially saving lives and reducing risk of harm to rescuers.
The Optimus Me (LG P350) compact smartphone, with an Android 2.2 (Froyo) operating system from Google, is supplied with social network services and features a seamless, intuitive user experience.
The LG Optimus 3D smartphone features a dual-core, dual-channel and dual-memory architecture. It includes a 3D platform for recording, viewing and sharing 3D content.