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Antenna Announces AMP Approvals Suite of Mobile Business Apps

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Antenna has announced the availability of a collection of business apps called the AMP Approvals Suite. The suite features core administrative and operational tasks used daily by executives including the submission and approval of purchase orders, travel and expense reports. Antenna describes the apps as Web apps, and it’s not clear if they run through the web browser of if they’ve taken the time to bundle them as native apps using the WebWorks platform.
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RIM’s patent for multi-band antennae

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AntennaeWhile there were 27 others vying for the patent, RIM’s patent filing for “Multiple-band antenna with patch and slot structures” has gone public. Nevermind the patch and slot structures – that’s pretty much just how it connects to a BlackBerry’s wiring and casing. It seems like this is the kind of technology that goes into dual-band devices such as the 8830 World Edition, letting you coast on both CDMA and GSM networks, but the patent also includes some tuning technology that facilitates frequency change. Might it be possible to get that second antenna running on an open access network…?