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Samsung unveils SGH-D410 Slider handset and others


Samsung Korea has unveiled three new handsets to be released this year, the SGH-D410 Slider Phone, the Samsung i530 Palm OS Smartphone, and the E600. The Samsung SGH-D410 tri-band handset integrates a VGA camera capable of capturing at 640×480 resolution, the 260,000 colour TFT display measures 176×220 pixels. As well ...

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BenQ unveils DC S30 digital camera with MP3 player


BenQ has announced the DC S30, one of the first in its class from the manufacturer to combine 3.34 Mega-pixels digital camera, MP3 audio player, voice recorder, and video recorder. In addition, the BenQ S30 features 3.34 Mega-pixels, 3X optical zoom, and an 180º flip-out LCD preview screen. No specifications ...

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Alcatel One Touch 735i Java 2.0 Phone


Alcatel has launched the Java 2.0 enabled One Touch 735i, an enhanced version of its predecessor, the One Touch 735. The 735i has an aluminum design with large 128×128 pixels, 4096 colour screen. Thanks to Java 2.0 technology, it is now possible to download an almost infinite number of games ...

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Nikon D70 Sub-$1000 Digital SLR


It took several months, but Nikon finally answers back to Canon’s EOS Digital Rebel announced last August. The Nikon D70 is a sub-$1000 digital SLR camera with many features to offer, it also matches the Canon EOS 300D with 6.0-megapixels and ships with a New DX Nikkor 18-70mm f/3.5-4.5G IF-ED ...

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Kanguru FC-RW burns Flash media to CD-R


Kanguru Solutions has announced the availability of the Kanguru FC-RW, a universal card reader with CD-RW drive. This device is intended to provide a reliable and fast way to transfer data from flash media to CD-R disks. The FC-RW supports all Compact Flash (Type I/II), Smart Media, IBM Micro Drive, ...

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Philips may be first to mass produce e-Paper


Philips Electronics announced Monday that they are preparing to mass-produce a slim digital paper. Philips is also working on a more advanced paper that will be able to display video, but at this time the new e-paper to come will only display monochrome images and text. Consumers will be able ...

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Warning: Kyocera 7135 Smartphone Batteries may Explode


The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission said on Friday that Kyocera will be recalling 140,000 handset batteries in the United States that may “erupt with force” and burn users. Only 40,000 of these have been distributed to consumers. The batteries sold from September to December 2003 for use in Kyocera’s ...

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Broadband 802.16a WiMax may be a possibility


WiMax can transfer data at about 70 MB/s, thousands of users can receive the signal within 30 miles of one single base station. “The IEEE 802.16e spec, which will support mobile applications, is expected to be complete by early 2005. Nextel, Sprint and BellSouth are all interested in the technology ...

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Bluedock turns your Handheld into a Desktop


Synosphere has developed the Blue Dock, a docking station for Pocket PC and Palm OS handhelds. Your handheld is simply placed into the docking bay and connects to your monitor, keyboard and mouse allowing you to go about your business as if it were a regular desktop computer. The Blue ...

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Fossil Palm OS Wristwatch Discontinued


The Fossil PDA Wristwatch never made it to a store shelf, Fossil has discontinued the line of watches according to Wired. Amazon began taking pre-orders for the watch back in June of last year, but has recently updated the product status to “Discontinued”. Fossil claims that quality problems with manufacturing ...

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1.3 Mega-Pixel Microsoft Smartphone


EurophoneUSA, Inc. and ICT Technologies have plans to release a handful of cutting edge GSM, CDMA and TDMA cellular phones worldwide in the second quarter of 2004. In a strategic allience with Uroa Tech research and development firm, the companies have come up with some very elegent and advanced mobile ...

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Suunto n3 Wireless Wristwatch


Suunto has just announced the availability of the n3 wristwatch, this is one tech-watch that may actually have a greater purpose. The n3 will be able to update various streams of media, from real-time news, weather, stocks and other info directly to you where ever you may be. In addition ...

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Trust 510 PC Card


Trust has developed the ideal card reader/writer for notebook computers. The Trust 510 Card Reader/Writer PC Card which has support for five different memory cards, (SmartMedia Card, MultiMedia Card, Secure Digital Card, Memory Stick and Memory Stick Pro). The Trust card allows the user to quickly write documents, files, photographs ...

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