IBM Builds 110 GHZ – Fastest Communications Microchip

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IBM has created the world’s fastest semiconductor circuit — operating at speeds of more than 110 GigaHertz (GHz) and processing an electrical signal in 4.3 trillionths of a second. The circuit was built using IBM’s latest silicon germanium (SiGe) chip-making technology, extending basic silicon to speeds never thought possible. IBM ...

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Cappuccino G1 Mini 6″ PC

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A mini PC similar in size to a CD player and weighs only 1.9 pounds. It’s powered by a 1Ghz Pentium III processor and 256 MB of ram to run almost any application. The Cappuccino G1 also includes all standard I/O ports such as parallel, serial, video, network and 2 ...

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Wired Jacket Heats Itself

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The Jackets Jettison the electric blanket model — traditional wires running through cloth to produce heat. Instead, they conduct heat through stainless steel microfibers thinner than a human hair. The fibers are as washable, bendable and soft as the fabric into which they’re woven. Malden Mills of Lawrence, which makes ...

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MkiVki Visual Music Player

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MkiVki, as a visual music player, is the first portable equipment that enables the user to edit the image and music randomly and play them. Unlike MP3 players that can only play music, the user can view music video and, take and edit moving/still pictures so that the user can ...

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Nokia D211 – First Multimode Radio Card

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Nokia has unveiled its first data product that brings GPRS (General Packet Radio Service) technology to laptops and handheld devices. The small but powerful Nokia D211 is a multimode radio card offering “always-on” Internet access within GPRS, HSCSD (High Speed Circuit Switched Data), and wireless LAN (Local Area Network) coverage ...

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NTT DoCoMo to Introduce New FOMA Handset

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NTT DoCoMo, Inc. announced today it will begin selling a 3G mobile phone equipped for the company’s i-motionTM video-clip transmission service, as well as videophone, on March 1, 2002. DoCoMo already offers models with equipped for videophone, but the FOMA D2101V will be the first FOMA handset equipped both for ...

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Nikon D100 6 megapixel Digital SLR

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The Nikon D100 was developed to meet the growing demand for a superbly designed compact and lightweight digital SLR of exceptional value. The camera’s target users are advanced amateurs and professionals who seek an approachable digital SLR camera that offers superb image quality and performance. The new Nikon D100 boasts ...

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HP Unveils first WDA Jornada 928 Pocket PC

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Quite similar to the Jornada 560 series in terms of design, the Jornada 928 also shares much of the same hardware specifications – such as its 32 MB Flash ROM, 64 MB RAM, 16-bit reflective TFT LCD display and Compact Flash Type I expansion slot. It is however slightly heavier, ...

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Infomart Develops “Kaii” Linux PDA

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Even as IISc works furiously on its reveloutionary Simputer project aimed at providing cheap PDAs (Personal Digital Assistance) for the populace, Bangalore based Infomart has completed its Project Kaii, designing and developing India’s first home grown PDA. In an exclusive interview, Infomart Managing Director Devesh R Agarwal said his marketing ...

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Japan PC Makers to Use Microsoft’s Mira Technology

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Microsoft Corp MSFT.O said on Monday it had lined up four Japanese manufacturers to begin selling personal computers using its Mira technology that can turn flat-panel displays into portable touch-screen tablets. NEC Corp 6701.T, Fujitsu Ltd 6702.T, Matsushita Electric Industrial Co Ltd 6752.T and Sotec Co Ltd 6829.OJ will unveil ...

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Elsa’s Stylish New Web Pad LogBoard

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Networking and graphics board vendor ELSA has introduced its wireless Logboard, a colour touch-screen webpad, based on the IEEE 802.11b wireless standard. The product, with its stylish and robust design, is light and simple to use. The ELSA Logboard’s large colour screen offers clear Internet and email access, whilst the ...

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