Can’t get away from the office? The office can get away with you. BMW has fitted a stretched version of its 7 Series saloon with an onboard communications and computer system that allows rear-compartment passengers to use Microsoft Office applications, send and receive e-mail, and surf the Internet — all while hurtling along the Autobahn. Currently a prototype, the four-wheeled workstation incorporates a flat-screen monitor that slides out of its housing at the push of a button, as well as an onboard printer and a cordless keyboard and trackball so you can type or click without getting tangled in cables during high-speed maneuvers. Back-seat bosses will be pleased to learn the car is equipped with an audio/video system — and, of course, the essential drinks fridge.
You know what they say. Go big or go home. Just as HTC did with the Touch HD, Samsung is going a little bigger with the unveiling of the Samsung OmniaHD in Barcelona at Mobile World Congress 09. As you can probably imagine, the OmniaHD is remarkably similar to the original Samsung Omnia with the […]