Western Digital Introduces FireWire 60 GB External Hard Drive


Western Digital Corporation today announced the availability of its new 60 GB FireWire external hard drives. Western Digital’s FireWire external hard drives offer personal storage with plug-and-play connectivity to high-speed devices such as digital cameras, digital video camcorders, and scanners and are ideal for transferring digital video and audio in ...

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Toshiba 4 Megapixel PDR-M81


Toshiba today unveiled the new PDR-M81. This is the first 4.2 megapixel digital camera available to the consumer market. It uses the 1/1.8″ 4 megapixel CCD by Sharp. The camera outputs 2400 x 1600 image size. It has a Canon 2.8x optical zoom lens which supports Print Image Matching. Multi-image ...

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US Army Tests Solar Utility Backpack


The U.S. Army is testing one at its South Pole station. Greenpeace International has ordered some for use in India. A dive boat operator is using one to run compressors and lights in the Caribbean. A solar power unit that can be carried in a backpack was created by a ...

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ChatPC Built Upon The New Casio EM-500 PocketPC


ChatPC combines the latest in electronic technology with ease of use and powerful language capabilities. Built upon a new Casio EM-500 PocketPC computer, ChatPC offers a brilliant, color dynamic display along with both synthesized and digitized speech output. ChatPC is the product of a collaborative effort between Saltillo Corporation and ...

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Iomega Ships New Peerless 10/20 GB Drives


Iomega Corporation (NYSE:IOM), a global leader in data management solutions, today announced that its new PeerlessTM 10GB and 20GB drive system is now shipping. The Peerless drive system, winner of two editor’s choice awards upon its introduction in January 2001 at CES and Macworld, is shipping more than a month ...

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Minolta Unveils The DiMAGE 7 and DiMAGE 5 Digital SLR Cameras


Minolta Corporation has introduced two easy to operate high-end digital cameras designed to appeal to photographers, photo enthusiasts and a host of business users seeking advanced digital technologies with no compromise in image quality. The new Single-Lens Reflex (SLR)-type Minolta DiMAGE 7 (5.24 megapixel) and DiMAGE 5 (3.34 megapixel) digital ...

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RIM Charges Patent Infringement Against North Carolina Firm


A dispute over the popular Blackberry handheld device is at the centre of a patent infringement complaint filed by Research in Motion against Glenayre Electronics Inc. The complaint alleges that Glenayre “has engaged in acts of patent infringement, trademark infringement, dilution, unfair competition and false advertising in connection with the ...

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Real 3G Handsets


In around ten days the world’s first 3G handsets will start arriving at the hands of 4.000 testers. You do not have to wait that long to see the new phones. These look nothing like the mock-ups that have circulated in trade shows and selected locations. P2101V by Panasonic, outwardly ...

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Fujitsu Rapdiscan Mobile Scanner


It’s a handheld scanner, it’s quick, and it’s mobile. Hence the name “Fujitsu Rapidscan Mobile Scanner”. The Rapidscan is a tiny it weighs an incredible 100g but is capable of scanning at 600dpi and 16,770,000 colors, which is meets most scanning needs. It looks a bit like a very fat ...

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IBM Introduces New MicroPortable Data/Video Projector


IBM today announced its lightest and brightest projector ever — the new MicroPortable Data/Video Projector featuring an integrated software capability that allows the user to automatically set up the image and just ‘plug in and project.’ Weighing in at just three pounds and about the size of a good novel ...

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Sharp Unveils The Mebius PC-SX1-H1


”Sharp Electronics today introduced the Crusoe-based Mebius PC-SX1-H1 notebook in Japan. the Mebius sports a TM5600 Crusoe processor and up to 10 hours of battery life. With the addition of Sharp to its line-up of notebook producing companies, Transmeta now works with every major Japanese notebook maker. Transmeta’s impact on ...

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Wireless World Headed for a Logjam


Wireless prophets predict a future filled with phones that will alert you to sales at nearby stores, play your favorite song or video, and even locate you in an emergency. There’s just one hitch. Even with 4 billion Internet addresses, current Web technology is expected to be swamped in 2005 ...

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