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There’s a gap in the clouds for Synthesis

Rating: Ace synchronising software for Android looks for outlets

The concept behind ‘cloud computing’ is nothing really new. It’s just that the technology has become more viable as internet access speeds get faster. And in the case of devices accessing the mobile cloud, as the smartphones, wireless PDAs, and tablets have been acquiring more and more powerful processors. Hence, GoMo News decided to revisit one of the stalwarts of British online computing – CIX. Searching through CIX’s help pages we came across a really intriguing piece of software from the Swiss software specialist – Synthesis. The company has recently [August 2011] updated its Android client software so that it can sync all the personal data on your mobile device with an online service operating in the cloud. Except that CIX doesn’t support Synthesis any more, so we’re currently looking for alternatives. One of the best hopes is a service called Funambol MediaHub. But Funambol itself needs clients so there really is a gap if the market for a really good online host for Synthesis’ client! Continue reading

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simyo selects Funambol New Cloud Digital Locker service

Users have new flexible cloud service to sync mobile data across diverse devices

Funambol, the leader of smart cloud sync solutions, and simyo, the mobile brand for a new generation of customers, has announced that the new simyo Sync service, based on Funambol MediaHub, is now live. simyo Sync enables users to keep mobile phones, tablets, PCs and other devices in sync with a digital locker in the cloud. It backs up user data and allows easy access across multiple devices. Continue reading

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Funambol wants operators to cloud-connect every device

Funambol is a mobile syncing company that works with cloud-hosted files and software. In fact, it refers to itself as the “mobile cloud company”. It has long promoted itself as an open alternative to Apple’s MobileMe service – and today it has launched an Android application called mm4android (MobileMe for Android). Interestingly, it is pushing it as a white-label service for operators. Continue reading

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Funambol Secures $12.5 Million in Venture Funding

I mentioned Funambol last week with their alternative open source solution for the iPhone. Well yesterday they announced that they have secured another $12.5 million in Series B funding, led by mobile-focused venture capital firm Nexit Ventures. Castile Ventures participated as a new investor and was joined by existing investors, Walden International and HIG Ventures.They [...]

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Funambol’s free alternative to Apple’s MobileMe

Funambol, developers of open source software for mobile device email and calender/contact synchronisation OTA have announced that they have enhanced their native open source wireless sync app for iPhone 2.0 firmware.
The updated application was developed using the iPhone 2.0 SDK and enables users to wirelessly sync PIM data with a wide variety of email systems [...]

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CTIA: Smaato ad-enabling technology used by Funambol, GoLife, MobiComp, Mocondi, MotionApps, Mobilefusion, Quickoffice, Spotigo and Spodtronic

Smaato Inc. fosters strong ties with mobile software partners and announces a range of new strategic alliances at CTIA Las Vegas. Smaato, pioneering developer of ad-enabling technology for mobile phones partners with leading mobile developers for ad-enabling some of their upcoming mobile software solutions. Partnerships include: Funambol, Go Life Mobile, MobiComp, Mocondi, MotionApps, Mobifusion, Quickoffice, [...]

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