Mobile Tech News – Talk Like a Pirate, NIST Security Info, BlackBerry Maps, and More

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Celebrate International Talk Like a Pirate Day with Astraware

Tuesday, September 19 is International Talk Like a Pirate Day, and everyone can help Astraware celebrate by getting some PDA booty with a copy of Tradewinds or Seven Seas.

The company is even taking a few doubloons ($5) off the price! Visit Astraware’s pirate promo page for more information.

Proceeds from Astraware’s Pirate Day sale go to the Marie Curie Cancer Care.

 

NIST.org Security Information Now Available on Mobile Devices

NIST.org has now made their IT Security News accessible for mobile devices. This organization aggregates IT security newsfeed headlines from NIST.org, SANS.org, and FIRST.org. Additional information will be added during serious threat conditions.

Headlines and summaries are specially formatted for BlackBerries, Treos, Windows Mobile device, or any other handheld with an Internet connection. NIST.org links go to full news stories that are handheld formatted.

To access NIST.org on a mobile device, visit http://nist.org/small

 

Tele Atlas Selected to Provide Map Content for New BlackBerry Maps Application

After email, contacts, and now multimedia can now be found on a BlackBerry, one can only ask where that will take you next. Tele Atlas, a leading global geographic content provider, announces that the BlackBerry Maps applications will useTele Atlas’ map data to provide mapping and location based services (LBS).

The BlackBerry Maps application will feature Tele Atlas’ highly accurate map data to help mobile users easily find addresses and the best routes to them. Leveraging this map data together with other BlackBerry applications enables users to send maps via email and launch maps from contacts in their address book.

Additionally, Tele Atlas announced RIM is a charter partner of Tele Atlas DeveloperLink program, which provides Internet, mobile and other next-generation application developers access to technology, business tools and services that help reduce their time to market.

For more information on Tele Atlas’ Developer Link, visit http://www.teleatlas.com/Pub/Partners/TeleAtlasDeveloperLink

 

Piel Frama Leather Case for Blackberry 8707

The recently released BlackBerry 8707 is now able to be dressed in style with a quality leather case from Piel Frama.

This new snap-closure case features a sync-thru travel cable, rotatable belt clip, one document compartment, a money compartment, and ABS inserted protection for the accidental drop.

 

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