Article archive for 2007 – Page 4

Friday, June 1, 2007

Network wide broadcasting, handling data loss in mobile ad-hoc networks

As great as mobile ad-hoc technology can be, it can still be a source of frustration as mobile ad-hoc networks are subject to transmission errors and data loss. In this article, Contributing Editor Humayun Bakht looks at why data loss happens and what could be done about it.

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Friday, June 1, 2007

Wireless standards for mobile ad-hoc networks

In computing terms, a network is a collection of two or more machines that share information with each other. These days, wireless networks offer more services and benefits than ever before. And the proof is in the pudding as more and more companies and home users take advantage of this technology. In his continuing quest to educate our readers all there is to know about wireless technology, Contributing Editor Humayun Bakht introduces you to the most common wireless standards.

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Tuesday, May 1, 2007

The Cingular 8525 is a top-shelf Pocket PC phone

HTC (High Tech Computers), the largest manufacturer of Pocket PC devices in the world, has never been one to be restrained by convention. Few thought the much-praised 8125 (aka T-mobile MDA, HTC Wizard) could be improved upon, but HTC has done just that with the 8525. Read on to find out what Senior Editor James Booth thinks of Cingular’s flagship PDA phone.

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Tuesday, May 1, 2007

A backup for all seasons

In our recent review of Spb Backup, Senior Editor James Booth introduced us to one of the most popular backup solutions for the Pocket PC platform. As proof that we reach readers all over the world, this Letter to the Editor regarding backup concerns comes from a reader in New Delhi, India.

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Tuesday, May 1, 2007

Chow down and limber up with CalorieKing

Remember your New Year’s resolutions way back when? Was one of them a plan to lose weight? If it was, and you haven’t done anything about it, the CalorieKing Nutrition and Exercise Manager software might be able to help you make it happen.

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Tuesday, May 1, 2007

Robot, can you lend a hand?

In this fascinating article, G. Denise Lance, Ph.D. takes a look at some helper robots for people with disabilities. Is Rosie from The Jetson’s here yet? Denise doesn’t think so, but there are some promising technologies in development.

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Tuesday, May 1, 2007

Positioning of wireless devices in a mobile ad-hoc network

Since he’s discussed so much about mobile ad-hoc networks, Contributing Editor Humayun Bakht thinks it’s the right time to introduce you to an in-depth mechanism of various network controls in mobile ad-hoc networks. In this article, he explains how you can position wireless devices in an ad-hoc environment.

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Sunday, April 1, 2007

An expert’s look at RFID World 2007

How can RFID possibly be dull when there’s Hooters’ girls, chicken wings, and cheerleaders from the Dallas Mavericks in attendance? Martyn Mallick, our favorite RFID expert, went to RFID World 2007 and has a lot to report about the state of the art of RFID. Plus, we’re betting he got himself some wings.

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Sunday, April 1, 2007

The Best of Everything is yet to come

What would you pay for a collection of 169 Pocket PC applications? What if you were told the collective retail value of this package was over $4500? Would it be worth $300. Read on to find out, as Senior Editor James Booth reviews Smartphone & Pocket PC Magazine’s 2007 Best of Everything package.

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Sunday, April 1, 2007

Spb Backup

After the recent re-install episode with his Verizon XV6700 Pocket PC, Senior Editor James Booth quested for a method to clone his setup. What he found was Spb Backup from Spb Software House. Does it fit the bill? You’ll have to read further to find out.

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