CyberTrader Launches Wireless Direct Access Stock Trading via Palm Devices


CyberTrader, Inc, the direct access brokerage subsidiary of The Charles Schwab Corporation, today announced the launch of “CyberTrader Direct”, a wireless direct access trading and intelligent order routing application available via Palm V and Palm VII handheld communication devices. CyberTrader unveiled the new wireless technology at the International Online Trading Expo, which runs today through Sunday Aug. 19 at the ...

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Samsung and Sony Announce Memory Stick Collaboration


Samsung Electronics and Sony Corporation today announced that the two companies have signed a memorandum of understanding to strengthen their cooperative ties, initially exploring the possibility of the adoption by Samsung of Memory Stick in consumer products such as digital audio products, digital camcorders, DVDs, mobile phones, PCs, PDAs, TVs, and so on. Based on the memorandum of understanding, the ...

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FlyJacket Mobile Presentation Solution For iPAQ


Animation Technologies Inc. plans to unveil its new multimedia product – the FlyJacket for iPAQ at CeBIT Shanghai on 11th of August. The FlyJacket is a full-featured multimedia expansion pack for the iPAQ Pocket PC developed by Animation Technologies. “In developing the FlyJacket for iPAQ, what we are really achieving is an add-on that allows the PDA to become a ...

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Slim Devices SliMP3 Ethernet MP3 player


The SliMP3 (Slim-‘pE-‘thrE) is an MP3 player that streams music over Ethernet from your Linux PC. It features a powerful, easy-to-use, heirarcical browser interface, allowing you to quickly browse through your music collection from the convenience of a remote control. Its large vacuum fluorescent display is bright and readable, and the sound quality is second to none. SliMP3 gives you ...

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Mood6100 PDA With Wireless Internet Capabilities


Beijing Tsinghua Tongfang Stock Co. Ltd has released the True Mood6100, a PDA that features wireless Internet function. A GSM mobile phone may be used to access the Internet. The True Mood6100 adopts a 131MHz CPU and WinCE OS. It features a supporting CF modem card. The model adopts a 3.9-inch TFT LCD with a resolution of 240 by 320 ...

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100 Gig Multi-Connection External Hard Drive


Looking to add some serious storage to you PC, Laptop or Mac? These portable external hard drives offer huge capacities and flexible connectivity options at an affordable price. And with capacities ranging up to 100GB, you can store anything. This is the simplest, most effective way to add a fast, portable hard drive to your PC, Laptop or Mac. The ...

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Compaq iPAQs to Fly Into Hands of Premium Air Travelers Aboard Cathay Pacific Airways


Cathay Pacific Airways will place thousands of Compaq iPAQ(TM) Pocket PCs in the hands of premium air passengers purchasing round-trip business or first-class tickets between Los Angeles, San Francisco, New York, Toronto or Vancouver and Hong Kong. The promotion, which runs September 1 through November 15, is leveraging the success of Compaq Computer Corporation’s award-winning iPAQ Pocket PC, the world’s ...

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Kodak Expands EasyShare System with 3 New Digital Cameras


Eastman Kodak Company today announces the expansion of the Kodak EasyShare digital photography system with three new digital cameras – the Kodak EasyShare DX3900 Zoom, DX3700 and DX3215 Zoom – plus two new Kodak inkjet papers, EasyShare accessories and enhanced Kodak Picture Software. These products in combination offer consumers more options for printing Kodak-quality pictures at home or online. Based ...

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Zydant Announces Patent Pending Wireless Technology for the PDA


Zydant Corporation, announces new patent pending application deployment technology, code named ZAD. ZAD offers a unique infrastructure solution for application deployment. ZAD serves as a bridge that links corporate or consumer applications to end user remote devices, such as WPDAs (Wireless Personal Digital Assistants), via the Internet. While corporations realize the need and competitive advantage of providing their mobile workforce ...

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‘Smart’ Fabrics Work like Appliances


Novelist John Jurek published a mystery, “KaeLF Skin,” last fall featuring “smart fabric” underwear that can pleasure, addict, injure and even kill the wearer. As it happens, the fiction isn’t all that far from the truth. The first generation of garments that couple nanotechnology — the science of making electronics on the tiniest of atomic scales — with high-tech fabrics ...

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Your Cellphone is you?


Before we let cellphones handle everything from opening our medical records to buying a house, Duncan Graham-Rowe reckons we’ll need to make sure people Can’t steal our identities. IT’S getting hard to be anonymous. To do just about anything in this world you have to prove who you are. Want to buy something or draw some cash? There’s a wodge ...

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Microsoft Portrait Enables Wireless Video


” Once in a while, a cool handheld computing innovation emerges. That’s the case today as I introduce Microsoft Portrait, a program in development at Microsoft Research, the computer science research arm of the Redmond, Wash., software giant. Portrait lets desktop PCs and Pocket PC handhelds exchange voice and video — often described as videoconferencing — either over a wired ...

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Aiptek PenCam VR ) 5-in-1 Camera


The Aiptek PenCam has the unique ability of being able to be used as a web camera, digital still camera, and digital camcorder, all in one compact device that can hide in the palm of your hand. If you need to get in touch with your business associate on the other side of the world, use the PenCam as a ...

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Index Corp Unveils “Bow-Lingual” Dog Translation Device


Man has always had trouble understanding exactly what his best friend is trying to say. But a new gadget released in Japan is trying to reduce the lingual divide between dog and its owner. Creatively called “Bow-lingual”, the hand-held electronic device claims to gauge a dog’s mood by listening to its bark. Released by Takara Co Ltd, Japan’s third-largest toy ...

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Singapore Bars Muslim Divorces by Text Messages


Muslim authorities in Singapore have turned their backs on a precedent set in Dubai by barring men from using mobile phone text messages to divorce their wives. The Islamic Religious Council of Singapore (MUIS), the Syariah (Islamic) Court and Registry of Muslim Marriages issued a joint statement saying divorce through short message service (SMS) was unacceptable. An MUIS spokesman told ...

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