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Wireless: Canadians pay more

Ever get the feeling we canucks just don't seem to get a fair shake in the wireless department when compared to our southern cousins?...

NEC N910 Compact Camera Phone for 2004

NEC has unveiled two revolutionary new handsets for 2004. The N910 is the worlds first compact camera phone, similar in size to a...

Apple goes Wireless with QuickTime 6.5

Apple today announced QuickTime 6.5, the industry's first mainstream media architecture for the creation and playback of rich multimedia content for both CDMA 2000...

Sharp Announces Six Megapixel 1/1.8 type Sensor

According to Digital Photography Review -- "Sharp today announced the six megapixel, 1/1.8" type RJ21T3AAPT/ST CCD. This new sensor is exactly the same size...

Cypress USB Host Connectivity for Pocket PC

ORANGE COUNTY, California -– Twin Paradox Corp., an innovative designer of USB connectivity solutions for mobile computer users, and Cypress Semiconductor Corp., a leading...

Review: Panasonic SV-AS10 D-Snap Digital 4-in-1

The folks at Panasonic have been really working hard at taking mobile technology from a portable aspect to a wearable device. Having reviewed...

Review: Handspring Treo 270

Continuing in my series of the latest Rogers offerings we run into the Treo 270. So, why do a review on a device...

Roamware’s SIMM allows multiple local mobile numbers using one SIM card

CUPERTINO, California. -- Roamware Inc., has recently announced that it is providing its new SIMM service to Hong Kong CSL, enabling its subscribers across...

Timex and Garmin Unveil GPS Watch that Measures Speed and Distance

Garmin International and Timex have developed a new wrist watch that can accurately answer the all-important questions; how far and how fast? The Timex Ironman...

Samsung Unveils High-tech Robot Vacuum Cleaner

The home will never be the same again. Renowned for its innovation, Samsung Electronics has unveiled a trailblazing product that may transform the domestic...

Mobile Phone for Blind

According to Geoff Adams-Spink BBC News Online disability affairs reporter -- "The first mobile phone designed specifically for blind and partially sighted people has...

Mitac launches GPS Pocket PC

According to DigiTimes.com -- "Mitac International today announced the launch of the Mio 168 and claimed that it is the world's first Pocket PC...

Sharp Announces Zaurus 6000 Linux-Based PDA

Sharp USA has announced the availability of the SL-6000 Sharp Zaurus PDA. With built-in Wi-Fi, the Linux powered VGA device offers unlimited expandability...

Charge your brain via PDA

By Michael Kanellos Staff Writer, CNET News.com -- "Peeg, short for "personal electroencephalogram," is designed to stimulate different types of brain waves by...

Review: Panasonic GD88 Tri-Band Camera Phone

Being a Canadian gear freak at Christmas time can get frustrating. Seeing all the latest portable gear from around the world, and much...

CE .NET to Power New Gametrac Mobile Gaming Devices

WindowsForDevices reports -- "Tiger Telematics's Gametrac Europe subsidiary is getting set to introduce a new Windows CE powered mobile gaming device called the Gametrac....

Amazon offers Motorola MPx200 Smartphone for $79.99

Amazon.com has a special offer on the Motorola MPx200 Smartphone droping it's price to only $79.99. A $50 rebate is offered by AT&T, and...

Alera Technologies Announces Digital Photo Copy Cruiser

Alera today unveiled its new Digital Photo Copy Cruiser, allowing you to copy digital photos directly from any digital camera memory card. You can...

Fujitsu Shows Compact PDA Prototype with 4-inch SVGA Display

According to NE Asia, "Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd announced that it has built a prototype wireless LAN-capable compact PDA featuring a 4-inch SVGA LCD display...

Smartdisk Announces Flashtrax 40GB and 80GB models

SmartDisk Corporation today introduced 40GB and 80GB models of its award-winning FlashTrax handheld portable multimedia device for offloading and storing digital images and music. FlashTrax...

Sharp Unveils Prototype 300 PPI VGA Display

According to EE Times, Sharp Electronics Japan has plans to meet consumers demands for next-generation mobile phones. Sharp has demonstrated a prototype of...

Logitech Launches Affordable Digital Camcorders

According to The Register, Logitech has released two new digital camcorders featuring 640 x 480 CCDs, but are only capable of taking 320 x...

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T1 Ultra-Slim 5MP Camera

SAN DIEGO -- Adding one more case to the "How'd They Do That?" file, the miniaturization wizards at Sony (known formally as product designers...

LG Unveils Multi-Function Smart PDA Phone with a 1.1 Million Pixel...

Seoul, Korea, -- LG Electronics (LGE) has developed a state-of-the -art smart phone with a 1.1 million pixel (mega pixel) built-in camera and the...

Shinsho, Majima Exhibit Recyclable Rewritable Paper Claimed as World’s First

Nikkei Electronics reports -- "Shinsho Corp and Majima Laboratory Inc exhibited a prototype of their recyclable, rewritable paper at CEATEC Japan 2003, held October...

Minolta DiMAGE G400 with Dual Memory-Card Slot

Mahwah, NJ -– Minolta has announced the new high-performance compact DiMAGE G400 4.0 megapixel digital camera. The ergonomically designed Konica Minolta DiMAGE G400...

Intel StrataFlash pumps up handset memory

TAIPEI, Taiwan -- Intel Corporation has unveiled Intel StrataFlash Wireless Memory System, a complete, cost-effective memory solution specifically designed for next-generation handsets that require...

Dell cuts the wires on new Axim X3 PDA

ROUND ROCK, Texas -- Dell today expanded its handheld product offerings by introducing the three-member Axim X3 family, slim and compact PDAs that include...

Sanyo Unveils Long-Lasting QVGA Organic EL Panel for Cell Phones

Nikkei Electronics reports -- "Sanyo Electric Co, Ltd unveiled an organic electroluminescent (EL) panel with QVGA resolution (320 x 240 pixels) at CEATEC Japan...

Review: Danger Hiptop “Sidekick” Colour GPRS E-Mail Device

Back in February, we received the B&W Hiptop from Danger with very limited availability in Canada. Recently they have released a new colour...

Casio Japan releases the A5403CA 2.0 MegaPixel Camera Phone

Casio Computer Japan has released the A5403CA, a mobile camera phone that can capture 2 megapixel high quality photographs. The only camera close to...

IBM Unveils Active Protection System – Laptop ‘Air Bag’

IBM unveiled a completely updated line of ThinkPad notebook computers today, including new ThinkPad R50 and T41 models that include the world's first automatic...

Review: SideWinder Emergency Cell Phone Charger

Thanks to home and car chargers, running out of battery power on your cell phone is minimal, but what if you are no where...

Philips boosts DVD capacity

News.com reports - "Dutch company Philips Electronics says it has developed a new technology with Japan's Mitsubishi Kagaku Media that nearly doubles the storage...

Sony PSX to be announced this week

TOKYO (Reuters) - Sony Corp, the world's biggest consumer electronics maker, said this past Friday it would unveil its all-in-one PSX game device to...

NTT DoCoMo enters mobile gaming market

Nikkeibp.com Reports -- "The concept of developing a next version of our 3G mobile phone 'FOMA' is to allow customers to enjoy a powerful...

Amazon competes with local book retailers

NeoMedia Technologies, Inc. announced today that it has introduced its patented PaperClick technology which links book shoppers to price and availability information at amazon.com...

iRiver Debuts Ogg Jukebox, iHP-120 with built-in 20GB Hard disc

iRiver has recently unveiled the new iHP-120. The 20GB Hard disc jukebox is capable of playing a new compressed audio format, Ogg Vorbis...

TRAXER Personal Wireless Security Device

TRAXER, a pocket size device for personal security based on Fastrax GPS technology combined with a dual-band GSM/GPRS modem, launched during CeBIT Asia signed...

PlayScreen Tablet Style Portable DVD Player

The PlayScreen by JoyTech claims to be the worlds first ‘Tablet Style’ Portable DVD Player with Integrated 16:9 Widescreen 7inch TFT Monitor. At only...

Dell Announces new X3 Handheld and Digital Music MP3 Jukebox

Dell confirmed its entry into the consumer electronics category today, announcing the planned introduction of a series of Dell digital entertainment products including digital...

Game Boy Advance goes wireless

Motorola is supplying high-speed, low-power chipsets to enable an advanced wireless adapter accessory for use with Nintendo's Game Boy Advance and Game Boy Advance...

Sony plans to bring Digital TV to Cell Phones

Consumer electronics maker Sony Corp said on Wednesday it planned to ship in December samples of a mini digital broadcast tuner module that would...

Electronic paper prepares for video

By Ivan Noble, BBC News Online science staff -- "Flexible paper-like colour computer displays that can show moving video are under development by the...

Ricoh Develops Rewritable Sheet with Embedded RFID Tag

Nikkei Electronics reports -- "The new sheet, which features an embedded radio frequency identification (RFID) tag, is an addition to Ricoh's series of "RECO-View...

Forward Solutions develops Migo Desktop Replication for mobile computing experts

Forward Solutions, Inc., has released a revolutionary new device for mobile computing experts today with the introduction of Migo, the most advanced portable personal...

Next Generation Vaio Multimedia Device Unveiled

As technology advances you see these types of devices more and more; handheld multi-functioning with a built in digital video player. Sony has revealed...

USB 802.11b pen drive unveiled

By Chinmei Sung, DigiTimes.com -- "Fi Win, a subsidiary of First International Computer (FIC), recently launched a USB-interface pen drive with 128MB of memory. The...

NEC improves notebook fuel cell technology

Martyn Williams, IDG News Service -- NEC has reduced the volume of a prototype fuel-cell for notebook computers - unveiled just over two months...

Samsung Announces World’s First GSM TV Phone

Samsung recently announced two new high-end phones for the U.S., including the world's first GSM phone with a built-in TV tuner. Both models are...