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Kyocera Finecam S5R – World’s Fastest Digital Continuous Capture Rate

Kyocera Optics, Inc., now offers a solution for digital camera fans who have been frustrated by "missing the moment" due to the combination of...

Airline launches onboard SMS

Airline passengers may soon be able to send and receive text messages in mid-flight. Swiss airline technology provider SITA has launched a two-way in-flight...

Nomadix Supplies Technology for First Satellite-Based Wi-Fi Public-access Network

Nomadix, Inc., a supplier of Public-access solutions, today announced that the company is supplying key technology used in the industry’s first satellite-based Wi-Fi access...

Hello, your car is stolen

by Jonathan Paisley, Evening Times -- "A car that phones its owner to say it's being stolen might seem like a product of Q's...

Toshiba’s Five-Megapixel PDR-5300 priced at $399

Toshiba Imaging Systems, today announced an addition to its popular PDR line of digital still cameras - the PDR-5300. It is expected to ship...

GPRS phone has 360-degree rotating digital camera

Haier Telecommunication has released the Z3000 Class 10 GPRS mobile phone that has a 360-degree rotating digital camera and a 4,096-color LCD. The cover...

Microsoft Windows Mobile to power new Motorola MPx200

Motorola Inc. and Microsoft Corp. today announced an alliance to combine the power of the desktop with the "always at hand" convenience of the...

Samsung unveils the Digimax U-CA3

As much of a fashion accessory as a digital camera, the silver U-CA 3 is one piece of technology that when you've got it,...

Butt-out with your mobile

By Jonathan Amos, BBC News Online -- "Smokers desperate to give up cigarettes could soon resort to a small program on their mobile phone...

IOGEAR MiniView Micro KVM switch allows easy access to multiple PCs...

IoGear is allowing users to access multiple USB computers on different platforms with a single keyboard, monitor and mouse as it debuts its MiniView...

Orange to carry Microsoft Powered Motorola Phone

Microsoft Corp. is working toward a deal to provide software for Motorola Inc.'s cell phones for sale to customers of Orange, France Telecom's wireless...

Sony Ericsson Z1010 3G phone launch date soon

by Graeme Wearden, ZDNet UK -- The Z1010 is being put through its final paces in readiness for launch. It will be the first...

iGolf SD GPS Package for Palm OS and Pocket PC Coming...

iGolf Technologies has announced the addition of a SD GPS receiver to its line of GPS products. This new SD GPS receiver is the...

AIST, Samsung Develop Optical Disc That Holds 200GB

Nikkei Reports -- "Samsung Electronics of Korea and Japan’s National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST) have developed a new optical disc...

Camera Phones may soon have a Zoom Lens

by Barry Fox, New Scientist -- "Picture-messaging phones may be about to get a whole lot more intrusive. Thanks to a novel and ultra-cheap...

Security firm aims to ease RFID concerns

By Richard Shim Staff Writer, CNET News.com -- "Researchers at a major security firm have developed a blocking technique to ease privacy concerns surrounding...

GPS III on the Horizon

U.S. officials have begun planning the next generation of satellite navigation technology, known as GPS III. The need for upgrade is mainly caused from...

Toshiba Unveils Next-Generation DVD Recordable Drives for Mobile Computers

Toshiba Storage Device Division (SDD) today introduced two slim-line optical disk drives that provide higher media recording speeds for mobile computers, and allow PC...

Konica DG-3Z Ruggedized Digital Camera

Konica Japan has announced the DG-3Z digital camera, aimed towards industrial use. Enclosed in a rubberized case, this rugged digital camera will is dustproof...

Garmin Unveils GPS-Enabled Forerunner 201 Personal Training System

Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. has introduced the Forerunner 201 — an integrated personal training system that offers an easy-to-read display,...

Nextel and RadioFrame Networks Introduce First In-Building Wireless Platform with Cellular...

Nextel Communications Inc. and RadioFrame Networks, Inc., today launched an integrated cellular/WLAN system, the first set of products and services that improves in-building coverage...

Toshiba Gigabeat G20 smallest HDD MP3 player

The Register Reports: Toshiba has launched what it claims is the thinnest, lightest and smallest hard drive-based portable music player yet to grace the...

Kodak DX6490 – 10x Opitcal Zoom Digital Camera

Eastman Kodak Company today unveiled its most advanced EasyShare digital camera to date, the Kodak EasyShare DX6490 zoom digital camera. With its unique combination...

New Mobile Phone Microphone Detects Whispers

Nature.com Reports:People who bellow into their cell phones on trains and buses could soon have no excuse. Korean engineers have designed a tiny microphone...

Samsung SGH-C100 Sleek and Slender GPRS Phone

Samsung Electronics recently announced the launch of the dual band, GPRS SGH-C100, its slimmest colour screen mobile phone ever with a design philosophy inspired...

HP DC3000 DVD Movie Writer

HP introduces its DVD Movie Writer dc3000 that lets consumers better preserve their family memories by easily transferring outdated VHS and other analog videotapes...

Sharp Unveils Instant Play DVD Laptop Models

Sharp Japan has recently introduced the new Mebius notebook line, with the PC-SV1-7DB and PC-SV1-5CB. They will go on sale late August with MSRP...

Antec Puts Laptop Overheating on Ice

Antec, Inc., a manufacturer of computer hardware and accessories for the upgrade and build your own (BYO) markets, is making laptop overheating a thing...

Sony DSC-F828 8 Megapixel Cyber-shot F-series Camera

Expert photographers know that image quality goes beyond pixel resolution, and with today's new product announcement from Sony Electronics, they will soon find a...

CEC F88 Wearable Wrist Phone available in China

CNet Asia reports: A Chinese company has launched a tiny, pricey wristphone that packs in features found in larger phones, such as a keypad,...

HP Photosmart 1.3 Megapixel Mobile Camera for the iPAQ Pocket PC

HP today announced the HP Photosmart Mobile Camera, a high-performance digital camera accessory that allows you to capture, share, and even send a digital...

Cypress Samples Industry’s First 2.4 GHz Radio System-on-a-Chip Priced Under $2

Cypress Semiconductor Corp. expects a single-chip 2.4-GHz radio to leapfrog a batch of existing wireless technologies for such low-cost applications as keyboards, game pads,...

AirSpeak Flair Tablet Thin Client Model with Windows CE.net Just Released

AirSpeak Incorporated is now shipping the Flair™ tablet thin client with the Windows CE.net operating system. New features available with the CE.net Flair™ tablet...

Sanyo Mobile Phone Can Receive and Record Digital Terrestrial TV Broadcasts

NE Asia reports: Mobile phone handset manufacturers are competing to develop the successors to the camera phone, one of which is a mobile phone...

Pentax *ist Digital SLR Shipping this September

PENTAX U.S.A., Inc. announced that the long anticipated digital SLR *ist D camera (pronounced ist-dee) will begin shipping in September 2003 to the United...

Sony DCR-IP1 MICROMV Handycam Super Small Camcorder

SimplyDV Reports: In keeping with the increasing speculation about the company's plans for its MICROMV format, Sony Europe has allayed fears that it was...

Minox DD1 Miniaturized Wearable Camera

Just like the legendary MINOX spy camera which stands for fine mechanical precision in miniature size, the new MINOX DD1 also creates excitement through...

Review: Palm Tungsten C vs Tungsten W Showdown

A few weeks ago, I received the Tungsten W from the kind folks at Palm. I LOVE the idea of a single device to...

KeyCrypt – World’s First Mulit-Functional USB Token for Logical & Physical...

DigiSAFE Pte Ltd. ("DigiSAFE") has announced the launch of the world's first multi-functional USB token for both logical and physical access, KeyCryptTM. Incorporating a...

Inventor Develops AcceleGlove ‘talking glove’ for Deaf

An electronic glove that can turn American Sign Language gestures into spoken words or text, designed to help the deaf communicate more easily with...

SOFTAVA Q12 Keypad Technology

Mobile Burn Reports: It seems that we are rapidly approaching the point where the traditional 12 key keypad is no longer going to be...

Ritz Camera offers Disposable Dakota Digital Cameras for only $10.99

Ritz Camera Centers, the largest retail camera and photo chain in the United States, today announced the nationwide launch of the Dakota Digital Single-Use...

Sony UPX-C200 Digital Passport system with Bluetooth Unveiled

Sony has announced the availability of the UPX-C200 Digital Printing System, which features direct printing from the camera without the need for cable connections...

Casio QV-R40 Compact Digital Camera with 1-Second Startup time

Casio announced a new addition to the QV Digital Camera series, the new compact 4.0 megapixel QV-R40 Digital Camera. The new QV-R40 has 1-second...

Iomega Miniature 1.5 Gigabyte Removable Storage Technology Unveiled

Iomega Corporation, recently announced a new 1.5 GB digital capture technology (DCT) platform designed for a new generation of digital entertainment products, including camcorders...

Samsung MITs M400 Mobile Phone, TV, PC, Camera, Camcorder, Navigator, MP3...

Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. launched a wireless handheld device in South Korea Monday that combines a phone, a TV, a camera, and a camcorder...

EMP-Z Coin-Sized MP3 Player

Two local venture firms announced yesterday that they succeeded in developing the world's smallest and lightest MP3 player, a breakthrough that highlights yet again...

Creative NOMAD Jukebox Zen NX is Slimmer and Lighter

Creative, today expanded its popular line of award-winning NOMAD® Jukebox Zen digital audio players by announcing the ultra sharp-looking NOMAD Jukebox Zen NX. The...

Palm Tungsten T2 with Bluetooth, More memory, and Sharper Screen

Bringing Palm's sharpest screen and more memory into the same compact design as the original Palm(TM) Tungsten(TM) T handheld, Palm, Inc. today introduced the...

Minolta DiMAGE X20 ultra-compact digital camera unveiled

Press Release: Minolta today announced the DiMAGE X20 which they say is the world's smallest and lightest 2 megapixel camera with a 3x optical...