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HP Unveils 4 New Pocket PC Handhelds


Press Release: HP today expanded the award-winning HP iPAQ Pocket PC product line to offer customers a full range of handheld computing options. New models include the HP iPAQ h2210, the smallest dual slot pocket PC; the HP iPAQ Pocket PC h1940, a slim, value-priced pocket PC; and the HP iPAQ h5150 and h5550, which include a 128-MB RAM power ...

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iFire Shows 17-inch Inorganic Electro Luminescent Prototype Display in Tokyo


iFire Technology Inc, a Canadian next-generation display panel technology development company, held a press conference in Tokyo recently to show its 17-inch inorganic electroluminescent (EL) display. Though it’s still at a prototype stage, many Japanese companies have an interest in it. “In the past, my business trip to Japan took one week. But this time I stayed in Japan for ...

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Hypersonic PC Systems Revolutionizes PC Laptops with the 17″ Aviator ZX7


Hypersonic PC Systems widens its Sonic Aviator line of laptops by introducing the Aviator ZX7, a revolutionary 17″ display, desktop class mobile workstation. The new Aviator ZX7 is one of the most powerful, feature-rich mobile systems available today. Users will appreciate its comprehensive connectivity with 3 USB 2.0 ports, built-in Bluetooth, 1394 Firewire, Wireless LAN, S/PDIF and multi-format media card ...

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MyOrigo Unveils the First Motion-Controlled Smartphone


Press Release: An entirely new usability concept for smartphones was unveiled today that will radically shake-up the mobile device market. mydevice, designed by Finnish company MyOrigo, and powered with intent®, the multimedia software platform from Tao Group, makes use of unique motion control and “touch & feel” technologies. Consumers can make calls, search the web, schedule meetings, take pictures, send ...

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Handspring Introduces Smartphone Design Innovations With Treo 600 Series


Press Release: Handspring today introduced an innovative design for its future smartphones that combines a fully integrated QWERTY keyboard with a smaller, more phone-like form factor. The sleek design is the result of significant research and development focused on reducing size, maximizing the utility and ease of use of both phone and data functions, and minimizing trade-offs typically found in ...

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Nextel, Motorola and Symbol Technologies Offer First Wireless Bar Code Scanner for Mobile Phones


Press Release: Nextel Communications Inc., Motorola, Inc. and Symbol Technologies, Inc. today announced the availability of the first bar code scanner attachment for mobile phones. The Symbol PSM20i allows mobile workers to use their phones to collect information wirelessly and in real time. This solution combines the accuracy and reliability in laser-based bar code scanning with the extensive voice, data ...

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FlashTrax Portable, Palm-sized 30 GB Digital Multimedia Device


SmartDisk Corporation has introduced its new FlashTrax handheld portable device for offloading and storing digital images and music. FlashTrax can safely store high-resolution images transferred from any flash memory card onto the built-in 30GB USB2.0 hard drive and displays them on a 3.5″ LCD that outperforms tiny on-camera screens. By using the sleek control pad, the user can change the ...

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World’s Smallest Robot


Popular Mechanics reports: “”It’s small enough to “turn on a dime and park on a nickel,” or so say the inventors of a 1cm-tall machine that lays claim to being the world’s smallest robot. Make that the smallest man-made robot, for the device developed by the Department of Energy’s Sandia National Laboratories in Albuquerque, N.M., would be a Gulliver in ...

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Review: Samsung Nexio S160 5″ PDA


Although I may spend more time playing with PDA’s at Bestbuy than is normally considered healthy, I still often find myself looking for something more. Something different, something no one else has. It’s the crack-like addiction to mobile technology that has kept me on this page for the last three and a half years and will likely someday turn my ...

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Intel takes notebook chips past 3GHz


Press Release – Intel Corporation today introduced new mobile processors and chipsets for transportable notebook PCs. These systems offer near-desktop features, including high performance, larger screens, full size keyboards and multiple drives. The new products include the Mobile Intel® Pentium® 4 processor, the Intel® Celeron® processor and the Intel® 852PM and GME chipsets. The Mobile Intel Pentium 4 processor offers ...

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Mirror TV Reflects New Era in Consumer Technologies


Press Release – Royal Philips Electronics (AEX:PHI; NYSE:PHG) today introduced the Mirror TV, a versatile 17-, 23- or 30-inch LCD display integrated into a mirror. The Mirror TV uses a unique polarized mirror technology, which transfers close to 100 percent of the light through the reflective surface. It is the first product created at the Philips HomeLab, the company’s research ...

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Samsung Electronics Releases Mobile Phone with Color TV Function


Samsung Electronics has introduced the TV Phone (model: SCH-X820) in Korea that accesses color TV in real time over VHF/UHF channels (local stations KBS, MBC, SBS and EBS). Previously, mobile phone users have had to pay separate fees to service providers to watch TV. However, the SCH-X820 has a built-in TV tuner that receives TV broadcasts directly from the station ...

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Creo Announces First 22 Million Pixel Camera Back with Portable Power and Large Format Solution: Leaf Valeo 22


Creo Inc. (NASDAQ: CREO; TSX: CRE) announces the Leaf™ Valeo 22 digital camera back for in studio and portable shooting. It utilizes a newly developed 22 megapixel CCD that is designed for medium and large format photography. In studio, the Leaf Valeo 22 camera back features live video view and electronic shutter control. On location, the Leaf Valeo 22 offers ...

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IOGEAR Debuts World’s Thinnest Hi-Speed Hub


IOGEAR has introduced its USB 2.0 MicroHub for consumers and SOHO users. The MicroHub allows users to access 40 times faster connection speeds than standard USB 1.1 devices. IOGEAR’s 4-port hub gives users faster data connection rates of up to 480 Mbps, all within a device that is smaller than a business card. This increased speed allows users to benefit ...

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Fortress SMS Encrypts Messages


InfoSync World reports: “Privy to sending SMSes you’d rather not want anyone else listening in on? If so, Silicon Village’s Fortress SMS and its AES encryption might be something for you. Once every now and then, everyone sends an SMS message with content they would rather not have anyone read except for the recipient. Despite the built-in encryption of mobile ...

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