Vita Nuova to ship Inferno on the Compaq iPAQ


Vita Nuova will be demonstrating a Compaq iPAQ running the Inferno operating system at the USENIX Annual Technical Conference 2001 in Boston on June 28th-29th. The demonstration will show a full Inferno port including wireless networking, the Inferno virtual machine, Tk graphics, web browser with HTML3.2 and JavaScript 1.1, and ...

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Digital Scout RF Frequency Recorder


The new Digital Scout RF frequency recorder / field strength meter is the second in a line of nearfield instruments capable of counting digital signals, as well as analog signals. Until now, the only signals that a frequency counter could lock onto were analog signals. In addition to locking onto ...

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Panasonic Unveils PC with Wireless Display


Matsushita Electric Industrial Co. Ltd., best known for its Panasonic brand name, on Tuesday unveiled its latest portable PC, the ProNote Air FG, which features a wireless touch-screen LCD (Liquid Crystal Display) that can be used within a 50-meter range of the PC body. The product will be exhibited at ...

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NEC Computers Inc. Introduces First Ultraportable Notebook with Indoor/Outdoor Viewable Display and Transmeta-Based Processor


NEC Computers Inc., a leading provider of mobile, desktop and server computing solutions for the enterprise market, today unveiled the new NEC Versa® DayLiteTM, the first ultraportable notebook computer to combine the energy-efficient TransmetaTM CrusoeTM processor, an advanced lithium polymer battery, and a unique new illuminated reflective display. Building on ...

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SiPix SCP-1000 Shoot & Print Camera


SiPix’s SCP-1000 Digital Instant Camera combines a versatile digital camera and a portable printer in one. With the SCP-1000, printing images is incredibly convenient and simple with the print function embedded in the camera. Immediately after taking a picture, the SCP-1000 can print high-quality, continuous-tone photos in 2″ x 2.5″ ...

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Ricoh and Pretec Team Up to Show 640MB CompactFlash Card


The largest capacity CompactFlash card in the world, 640MB from Pretec Electronics Corp. has been tested and approved by Ricoh Co. Ltd. in Japan to be compatible with Ricoh RDC-i700 and RDC-i500 (2048 x 1536, 3.34 megapixel) digital cameras running current firmware. Ricoh’s RDC-i700 is the World’s first network and ...

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Nokia to deliver new GPRS phone to the Americas


Nokia today announced that its first GPRS (General Packet Radio Service)- enabled wireless phone is expected to be available in the Americas by the end of 2001. The feature-intense Nokia 8390 (GSM/GPRS 1900) combines the newest high-speed packet data technology with the signature style that has become the hallmark of ...

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Vendor Interactive Demo’s New Wireless Net Device


Vendor Interactive Imaging Systems (IIS) said Monday that it will unveil a new wireless device for browsing the Internet this week. The comapny’s Personal Internet Browser (PIB) is a cell phone-sized device with a full-color screen. It connects to the Internet using Net-ready phones, wireless modems, Bluetooth, or 802.11b wireless ...

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New BE-300 Cassiopeia Pocket Manager


This 32K color, personal digital assistant (PDA) with an open development framework based on Windows CE 3.0 has revolutionized the Windows CE environment. The Casio BE300 Pocket Manager boasts superior expandability, user-friendly controls, and a great price! A powerful and versatile device offers a robust line of business accessories, software ...

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Storage Solutions Keep Growing


External storage solutions are vital to handheld afficionados, and the latest major-size additions are Pretec Electronic’s 640 MB CompactFlash and SanDisk’s 128 MB SDCard. The battle between the different standards for storage expansion in mobile devices is a hard one, and for us ordinary mere mortals it’s not easy to ...

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