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Intel releases faster, low voltage processors


Four new low voltage mobile Intel processors were released today. The Pentium M Low Voltage 1.30 GHz and Ultra Low Voltage 1.10 GHz, with the Celeron M 1.40 GHz and Ultra Low Voltage Celeron M 900MHz processor. These are all designed using Intel’s 0.13-micron manufacturing technology and will enhance capabilities ...

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Transcend to release 1.8-inch pocket drive


Transcend will release a 1.8-inch USB 2.0 portable hard drive this month. Roughly the size of a standard business card, it has more than enough capacity (20GB/40GB) for your data storage needs. No need to carry around another troublesome power brick either; it is powered directly from the USB port. ...

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Apple Announces the PowerPod


April Fools – Apple today announced the PowerPod, the world’s smallest portable video and music player with integrated video and digital camera. The device can hold over 1,000 songs or 100 movies and will be available in the summer of 2004 for $699 from the Apple Store and Apple Authorized ...

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Canon debuts portable photo printers


Canon has made mobile printing even easier with their new Compact Photo Printers CP-220 and CP-330. Consumers can print pictures quickly, easily and directly from a digital camera, virtually anywhere. Canon’s small and stylish CP photo printers now print high-quality color prints in three different paper sizes from a computer ...

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Sharp Zaurus SL-6000L Linux VGA Handheld


Sharp today released their Linux Zaurus SL-6000 PDA with a four-inch native VGA screen to the North American market. The handheld data terminal is stylish and durable while maintaining a wide range of features for all business needs. Built-in 802.11b network capabilities give wireless access to corporate data. It also ...

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GN Netcom to release first Bluetooth v1.2 headset


CSR today announced its BlueCore silicon is enabling GN Netcom to achieve qualification of the industry’s first Bluetooth v1.2 headset. The headset will be available on the market when mobile phones and other audio gateways support the new version of the standard. In addition, all of GN Netcom’s future products, ...

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Cellphone controlled appliances in Japan


NTT DoCoMo has unveiled a controller that enables your 3G FOMA videophone to control your home appliances from anywhere. How many times have you wanted your water-dispensing fridge to pour you a glass while you were half way to the front door. But seriously, the controller enables operations such as ...

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Megapixel Display Devices Surge in 2004


Megapixel-enabled camera phones accounted for 3% camera phone shipments in 2003. As overall camera phone growth surges, megapixel-enabled handsets will grow at a 700% rate in 2004 to account for 12% of total camera phone shipments. Because of the price/value sensitivity of traditional cellular users, camera phone vendors will offer ...

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Sandisk SDIO Wi-Fi 256MB Combo Card


If you are looking for a multi-card with storage and network access, then Sandisk has made something just for you. The Wi-Fi SDIO card with 256MB of memory will sell for $150 and be available very soon for Pocket PCs, but months for Palm OS users. Sandisk was waiting for ...

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Nokia to release 40 handsets in 2004


At the Nokia Annual General Meeting, Nokia Chairman and CEO Jorma Ollila outlined how the transformation in the mobile communications industry, and Nokia’s strategy and new organization position the company for the future. In his speech, Ollila also reviewed the 2003 annual results, Nokia’s strategy, Nokia’s compensation philosophy and proposals ...

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ATIs XILLEON to power new Windows CE Multimedia Devices


ATI Technologies today announced that the XILLLEON 225 system-on-a-chip will support the Microsoft Windows Media Center Extender products. The integrated digital entertainment solution will allow users to view live and recorded television, images, movies and music from anywhere in their home with a Windows XP Media Center Edition PC. “We ...

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