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Bitstream Announces ThunderHawk SmartPhone Edition


Bitstream today has announced the ThunderHawk browser for Smartphones. The new mobile browser will preserve the actual web page layout making it easier to find information on a page. Wireless carriers will carry the ThunderHawk SmartPhone edition immediately, while end users will have to wait until next month to get it from Bitstream directly. “We announced the alpha version of ...

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SpyPen uses 0.16-inch Colour Viewfinder


Kopin has released the CyberDisplay 113K EVF, an ultra-small, ultra-low power electronic viewfinder system that has been integrated into the new SpyPen Oboe digital camera unveiled at CTIA Wireless 2004. The SpyPen Oboe digital camera has an unusual but stylish telescopic look with a 2.1-megapixel resolution and a 2x zoom. Built with the world’s smallest colour microdisplay which, at 0.16-inch ...

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Handango and PocketX announce Handango InHand


Handango has teamed up with PocketX to create the Handango InHand software for Windows Mobile Pocket PC and Smartphone devices. The InHand software is an on-device application catalog that simplifies the process of finding, installing and purchasing software (apps and games) for Windows Mobile Smartphones. The easy-to-use folder style system lets you browse over 75,000 titles available from the Handango ...

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Four new clamshells from Audiovox


Audiovox this week announced the release of several stylish clamshell phones, one with a swivel style camera. The CDM-8930, CDM-8920 and the CDM-8615 were unveiled at the CTIA Wireless 2004 conference. One of Audiovox’s most unique new handsets is the CDM-8930, a swivel clamshell-style 1.3 megapixel camera phone with macro function and built-in flash. Complete with a camcorder that can ...

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Samsung YH-999 to run Microsoft Portable Media Center


Its official, Samsung has announced their YH-999 Portable Video Player. Shipping around July to the US, this is touted as the World’s smallest digital multimedia player, but of course they did not release the dimensions to the public. The YH-999 will have a 3.5-inch TFT Colour LCD run on Microsofts Portable Media Center (PMC) operating system that is designed to ...

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Wi-Fi, WiMAX and 802.20 The Disruptive Potential of Wireless Broadband


WiFi is already radically changing the way in which the internet is accessed in the home, in the office, in public locations and on the move. However wireless LANs are only one part of a much bigger wireless broadband landscape that is now unfolding before us. WiMAX and 802.20 threaten to have just as big an impact on outdoor broadband ...

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Hitachi prototype Fuel Cell PDA expected to launch in 2005


Hitachi today unveiled the prototype fuel cell powered PDA. The device will run for about five hours on a single charge but Hitachi expects to extend this by the 2005 launch date. The prototype weighs about 700g, twice the weight of conventional PDAs, but Hitachi also plans to reduce this. In fact, who knows if it will anything like the ...

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Asus has plans for WL-HDD 802.11g HDD


Asustek Computer has plans to launch a WiFi based external HDD this coming May. The WL-HDD will give network users access to files via an 802.11g 54Mbit/s wireless HDD. Its also backwards compatible with 802.11b devices and can be adopted easily in wired environments. Although WiFi is booming, wireless hard-drives have failed in the past, the Sony FSV-PGX1 was a ...

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Jabra unveils new Bluetooth headsets and Wireless Speakerphone


Jabra Corp., a manufacturer of hands-free communication equipment has introduced several new Bluetooth devices today including a mobile speakerphone and three Bluetooth wireless headsets. The JABRA SP100 is a speakerphone is the first high-quality wireless mobile speakerphone. It can clip to your visor or mount on the window with a suction cup and requires no fixed installation, so it can ...

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Creo releases the Leaf Valeo Wi 22 Megapixel Bluetooth camera back


Creo announced today the fastest digital camera back system for photographic professionals on the market. The Leaf Valeo 17Wi and 22Wi are capable of capturing resolutions of 22 and 17 million pixels respectively. The Leaf Valeo Wi family of Bluetooth wireless camera backs can also sustain 1.2 fps burst capture rate using a unique DSR (Dual Sensor Readout). The 3:4 ...

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RIM introduces the colour Blackberry 7750


More news from the CTIA Wireless 2004 trade show in Atlanta today, RIM introduced the new colour BlackBerry 7750 CDMA 1X Wireless Handheld. The Java-based 7750, operates on the Verizon Wireless network, and is expected to be available next month. “The high-resolution color screen and the large display make the BlackBerry 7750 ideal for email, corporate data applications and web ...

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Motorola A840 network jumping phone


Motorola introduced the A840 CDMA/GSM handset today to the global market. The A840 will be available in North America around the middle of 2004. The handset combines 800/1900 CDMA, CDMA 1X and 900/1800 GSM making it one of the first inter-band compabitble phones on the market. If business is important to you, and a lost call or disconnect can cost ...

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NEC launches the MobilePro 900c Handheld PC


NEC today announced the $900 USD MobilePro 900c handheld PC running Windows CE .NET 4.2 OS. The 900c is optimized to support secure and scalable networking for the enterprise user. Weighing less then two pounds and featuring a near full-size keyboard with a sharp flip-up style 8.1-inch HVGA (640×240) touch screen display. This is all powered by a 400MHz Intel ...

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Toshiba Gigabeat G21 20GB MP3 Player


Toshiba Japan today unveiled the Gigabeat G21 1.8-inch 20GB HDD based MP3 player. The G21 features a 28 spectrum digital equalizer for the extreme audiophile. Being the thinnest 20GB MP3 player in the world, the G21 is also easy to update, simply plug it into your network and your PC can access the player’s shared hard-drive. The G21 will come ...

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Soda, Candy, WiFi?


A new coin-op vending machine has been designed to give Internet access via a WiFi access point. After you insert your coins, the timer controlled machine will enable a network port for you to access the internet. The TT-1-WA is an integrated Wireless 802.11b compliant access point with coin controller. It includes password display function to give customers temporary access. ...

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