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Ian Thain

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Did you miss the SYS-CON iPhone Developer Summit EAST in New York City which happened June 22-23 2009? Shame on you if you were not there, but do not worry as the guys at SYS-CON.TV recorded an interview with Senthil Krishnapillai of Sybase iAnywhere. See it here. Senthil covers quite a few interesting ideas and Sybase directions with regard to Enterprise iPhone & Enterprise Mobility. Sybase will also be sponsoring and presenting at the iPhone Developer Summit WEST in Santa Clara, CA on Nov 3rd ... (more)

iPhone into Business Does Go

The New York Times has posted an article with the headline, “Apple iPhone Owners Don’t Use It For Work” – quite a bold statement, though now has been clarified and re-written as "Apple iPhone Owners Favor Personal Uses, Not Business". The writer, Jenna Wortham, sites findings from a Compete study who surveyed smartphone users and seems to be taking a perspective that the iPhone is being used for personal productivity whereas users of BlackBerry, Nokia, HTC and such use it for business/work needs. You can find the New York Times article here. In response to the New York Times art... (more)

Four Days to SYS-CON's iPhone Developer Summit

We now have just 4 days until SYS-CON's iPhone Developer Summit in New York's Roosevelt Hotel (June 22-23). During the two-day event, there will be nine presenters as well as exhibitors such as Sybase Here are another two presenters to whet your appetite iPhone Development in an Enterprise Environment - Travis Siegfried - Application Developer, IBM The Apple iPhone is a rapidly growing piece of technology today. With the diverse built-in utilities already available for use within the device, the creation of software applications for the iPhone are endless. This is not just availa... (more)

SYS-CON's iPhone Developer Summit Day One ROCKS

Today was the first day of SYS-CON's iPhone Developer Summit, in the Roosevelt Hote in NYC... and I'm pleased to report that the first day ROCKED! We had an average of 65+ attendees in the 5 sessions today, concentrating & listening to our technical presenters. Some attendees were already iPhone Developers, some newbie's and some just here to understand what the excitement is all about for developing for this cool device. So basically a real cross section, which makes for a exciting conference! I'm sure they wre not disappointed, as the first presenter to kick off the conference ... (more)

Show Report: Good-Day Wireless World 2009

My last week has been hectic, to say the least... but hey that is just 'par for the course' of an Evangelist, especially an Enterprise Mobility one. Mobility in itself is an exciting place! I left a cloudy London on Friday September 4th in the evening and arrived in a sunny Sydney on Sunday August 6th, very early in the morning. This was via an excellent Virgin Atlantic flight - VS200 from London to Sydney, via Hong Kong. As usual for Virgin Atlantic (which is my preferred airline) this was another comfortable flight with excellent service, over the 21 hours of flight time. Yes ... (more)