Research In Motion confirmed the acquisition of Swedish UI design company TAT. TAT team will be joining RIM and bringing their talent to the BlackBerry PlayBook and smartphone platforms.
TAT is renowned for their innovative mobile user interface (UI) designs and has a long history of working with mobile and embedded technology.TAT helped develop the original Android interface on the T-Mobile G1. TAT focuses on delivering great user experiences, from a design, technology, and usability perspective. Their design technology is used today in a variety of industries including the consumer electronics and automotive sectors.
Finally after so many delays, Mobile Number Portability is finally here. It allows subscribers to retain numbers even after changing service operators. The service is being rolled out in 11 circles of the country, the first one is Haryana. Haryana will be getting MNP on November 1st and remaining circles by December 20th.
An official announcement will be made on 1st of November regarding the launch of service on 11 circles. Implementation would be done by 1st or 2nd week of November.
Syniverse Technologies, has been selected by the telecom department as one of the clearing houses for implementing MNP. It will manage the first phase of the roll-out.
Michael Dell has pulled out another tablet, the Dell 7-inch tablet Streak which is Android based. He announced this at an Oracle Corp. conference in San Francisco.
Dell said the company’s new 5-inch Streak tablet will be available at Best Buy stores next month. The device is currently available through Dell’s online store. He didn’t provide any other detail for new 7-inch table. The device appears to run on Google’s Android software. This join to competition of Apple’s iPad.
This will give Dell Inc. a huge boost in revenue in coming quarter.