Future In-Car Systems Unveiled at Tokyo Motor Show


Concept cars with information devices are being demonstrated by automakers at the 35th Tokyo Motor Show. Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. is exhibiting a concept next-generation in-vehicle telecom system, the “2003i.” Nissan intends to commercialize it in 2003, when the third-generation mobile phone is expected to come into widespread use. This ...

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Motorola Shows New, Daring Phone


In a market that’s getting more and more crowded by new models and new manufacturers all the time, it’s important to stand out – so important, in fact, that manufacturers finally seem to be willing to break loose and try something new that isn’t related to changing covers or LCD ...

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Handspring Introduces Blazer 2.0 Web Browser


Handspring, Inc., a leading innovator in handheld computers and personal communicators, today announced the release of BlazerTM 2.0, a new version of its award-winning web browser, designed to provide Palm OS handheld computers and communicators with fast access to a full range of web content. Blazer 2.0 offers all of ...

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Socket Launches Low Power Wireless LAN CompactFlash Card


Socket Communications, Inc., the leading provider of connection products for Pocket PC-based handheld computers and other mobile devices, today announced the launch of its Low Power Wireless LAN CompactFlash (CF) Card, which enables wireless local area network access. The Low Power Wireless LAN Card reinforces Socket’s commitment to provide energy-efficient ...

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FinePix 30i: A Stylish, Compact Multimedia Marvel…


New super-compact digital camera combines photos, movie clips, audio recording, webcam functionality and MP3 player. Fujifilm today announced the latest addition to its best-selling and multi-award-winning FinePix range. The FinePix 30i builds on the success of the FinePix 40i and 50i models boasting a new ultra-compact design and a range ...

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Spotwave Wireless Launches in-building Coverage Product


Spotwave Wireless, a wireless technology company solving the reception problems common to cellular phones, today announced the commercial availability of SpotCell 100, which eliminates poor wireless reception in buildings. “Even though the much-anticipated new data services and next-generation technologies will be great, today’s customers are frustrated with BASIC quality of ...

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Memory Stick Camera Coming in November


Sony has announced that the first non-memory Memory Stick will be a digital camera. With the not exactly exciting name PEGA-MSC1, this camera will be able to take pictures at up to 320 x 240 pixels. It has a swiveling lens that allows it to take a picture of either ...

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Red-M Blade gives Handspring users Bluetooth boost


Red-M™, a pioneer in advanced wireless networking solutions, today launches an addition to the Red-M Blade family, with its Bluetooth module for Handspring Visor handheld computers. The Red-M Blade is easily inserted into the Springboard™ expansion slot in the back of the device giving users quick and easy access to ...

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Full TV Screen Realized on NEC’s New LCD for Mobile Phones


NEC Corp. said it has developed a “system-on-glass” liquid-crystal display, a new display indispensable for a “full-size” TV screen to be seen on a mobile phone. This display was developed through the following steps: (1) developing the system-on-glass (a low-temperature polysilicon CMOS thin-film transistor) that integrally molds a high-definition LCD ...

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Siemens SX 45 GSM Pocket PC


The future of handhelds means more than organisers in electronic form: They are becoming an information and communication device. As one of the first, the SX 45 integrates the functionality of a high-end Personal Computer with the communication features of a mobile phone and the speed of GSM, making it ...

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