Compaq launches iPAQ handheld device in Japan


Compaq Computer Corp became the latest handheld computer maker to launch its product in Japan with the iPAQ Pocket PC as new competitors scramble to break into the growing market for personal digital assistants. PDAs, as they are also called, are increasingly being linked to the Internet via wireless connections in Japan, making this market a prime testing ground for ...

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Fujitsu i-mode phone supports Java applications


Fujitsu Ltd has developed a new i-mode-compatible phone, the F503iHYPER, that can accommodate applications written in Java. The phone can download games and other software from special Web sites. The large built-in memory can store up to 50 applications, 30 downloaded melodies and a maximum of 100 screen memos. Users can send an e-mail to five persons simultaneously. When an ...

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LGE Opens the Door to High-Speed Color Mobile Handsets


The Korean mobile industry is currently buzzing with the news that Korea’s first handset with 2.5G color LCD developed by LGE will open new doors in this fast-changing market. LG Electronics recently announced that it has become first in Korea to develop ” CyON Color Folder,” a high-speed color handset for CDMA2000 (2.5 Generation). The new handset has a 12-line ...

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VIA Unveils Wireless Mobile Web Pad


VIA Technologies, Inc has introduced a distinctive new Web Pad reference design featuring 802.11b wireless connectivity technology at CeBIT 2001. The VIA Web Pad has been developed as the first mobile reference design in the company’s open industry-wide Value Internet Architecture initiative, alongside the new ITX motherboard, Information PC, and Set Top Box reference designs also being displayed at the ...

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Ericsson recalls flawed GPRS phones


Swedish telecoms equipment maker Ericsson said on Tuesday it was withdrawing from the market its first shipment of new-technology GPRS mobile phones due to a flawed factory installation. The flawed phones, Ericsson’s recently launched R520 model, have been sent to retailers in Sweden and one or two other European countries. “There’s an error in the phone’s set-up which means you ...

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Palm Cuts Prices on Handheld Computers


Palm Inc. on Wednesday cut prices on several of its handheld computers in an attempt to move older merchandise and trim bloated inventories. The Santa Clara, Calif.-based company, which dominates the market for pocket-sized electronic digital assistants, said it would reduce the price of its two-year-old Palm Vx to $299 from $349, just weeks after it lowered the price from ...

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OmniSky Licenses Handspring Blazer Browser Technology for Faster Web Browsing of More Websites


OmniSky Corporation, the award-winning provider of wireless e-mail and Internet services for users of mobile devices, today announced that it is the first company to license the Handspring Blazer browser and proxy server to enhance the OmniSky user experience on Palm OS-based handhelds. With the adoption of the Blazer technology, OmniSky will provide web browsing that is significantly faster than ...

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VerbalTek Speech-Enabled Mobile Internet Search Engine for Windows® CE Pocket PC


VerbalTek, Inc. has announced the availability of its VerbalNET™ 1.0 solution, which allows users of PDAs and other mobile devices to navigate and search the wireless Internet content by speaker-independent speech recognition. “The first bottleneck for mobile internet users is to surf thousands of web sites using tiny keypads or handwriting recognition. Using natural speech for web surfing, web querying ...

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Aidii PD-131K 131Mhz Pocket PC


The Aidii PD-131K uses a very fast 131 MHz NEC 4121 MIPS processor. This is the same processor used in the Compaq Aero 2180 and Casio E-105. It is much faster than the 16MHz Dragonball processor found in Palm or most other PDA devices. It has a 240 320mm, 64K High Color TFT LCD/ which can display in Landscape or ...

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e-DATA Bluetooth CompactFlash Card


e-DATA Bluetooth CompactFlashTM Card solutions is designed to comply with the Bluetooth 1.0b Specification. It enables the PDAs with Bluetooth wireless connectivity without the need for cables. The comprehensible Bluetooth application software supports a wide range of Bluetooth Profiles, such as Dial-up Networking Profile, Service Discovery Application Profile, Serial Port Profile, LAN Access Profile, File Transfer Profile, and Synchronization Profile. ...

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Compaq Extends Wireless Access: Unveils New Products, Services and Solutions for Business Customers


Compaq Computer Corporation today expanded the choices in wireless access for Compaq mobile devices, enabling customers to achieve better real-time access in more places when away from the office. Introducing a variety of wireless access tools for the entire line of Compaq mobile business products, as well as wireless local area networking products and services for commercial and small office/home ...

Read More » Brings 3D to the Palm OS

Image_63287_tmimage.jpg Pte Ltd. announces the commercial launch of the PixScreen(TM) Palm 1.0, the world’s first interactive 3D, 360 degree digital image viewing software for Palm OS® handhelds. PixScreen Palm 1.0 makes sharing of 3D, 360 degree digital images between friends and business partners easier, more portable and more interactive at any place and time by allowing visual content to be ...

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TWMIII Wireless Data Communicator


CNI’s TWMIII is an innovative wireless data communication device for Mobitex network. CNI is developing dedicated wireless solutions for Mobitex 900MHz and 400MHz network. CNI’s new generation Two Way Messenger, TWMIII, offers many major advantages such as true wearable size, light weight, high network connectivity, powerful functionality, ease of use, and competitive price. TWMIII is a true pocket-sized wearable wireless ...

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LightSurf Demonstrates First Instant Wireless Photography Solution For GPRS Devices


LightSurf Technologies, Inc., the visual communications company founded by Philippe Kahn, today announced availability of its MMS-enabled wireless visual communications solution for emerging GPRS networks worldwide. LightSurf’s solution allows GPRS handsets to capture and display high-quality digital photos and transmit them to other devices and platforms in a matter of seconds. Today’s announcement advances LightSurf’s lead in the visual communications ...

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helloNetwork Unveils First-Ever Java-Based Multimedia Platform for Mobile Video Delivery


helloNetwork, a developer and supplier of interactive, live, and recorded streaming media software and solutions for internal and external corporate communications, has unveiled the first mobile delivery platform aimed at today’s wireless networks. helloMobile Media is a lightweight, software-based application suite for content creation, distribution, and playback that runs on every Java™-enabled device. This platform-independent solution currently functions on cell ...

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