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802.11b networks give you wide-range, high-speed wireless access at an affordable price - and D-Link's new DCF-650W Compact Flash Type II card lets you get your PDA hooked up. Having wireless access to information on a PDA can at times...
Matsushita Electric Industrial Co., Ltd., best known for its Panasonic brand of consumer electronics and digital communications products, today announced that it will introduce the Panasonic NV-EX21, a dual-use DV-format digital camcorder with a detachable network-ready digital still camera....
The PONTIS SP600 is the first MP3-portable on the market to handle different formats of memory cards. PONTIS – inventor of the portable MP3-player – presented their latest product in May 2001 . With its versatile ability, compatibility to...
NTT East Corp. and NTT West Corp. announced that they plan to market a Bluetooth terminal adapter, named "INS Mate FT80bt Wireless Set." Its set price of $290 USD, without tax, includes a core adapter and an extension. One additional...
Coca-Cola Co., Ltd., NTT DoCoMo, Inc. and Itochu Corp. today announced the trial launch of a unique consumer service employing cutting-edge computer software that transforms a soft drink vending machine into an information station and services terminal offering fun,...
By incorporating a state-of-the-art megapixel CDD image sensor with over one million pixels into a digital camcorder, Canon U.S.A., Inc., a subsidiary of Canon, Inc. has introduced a single camera that performs like two cameras in one - a...
Sprint, which operates the largest 100-percent digital, nationwide PCS wireless network in the United States, and AirPrime, Inc., a leading provider of (CDMA) wireless data and voice products to the OEM market, today announced an agreement to deliver the...
TDK Corp. exhibited a sample of a new media device called "ML-R" or Multi-Level-R, with a storage capacity equal to three CD-Rs, at the optical-technology exhibition "InterOpto2001" held July 16-July 19 at the Makuhari Messe convention center. TDK announced its...
ART, Advanced Recognition Technologies Inc., a global leader of Voice and Handwriting Recognition technology, today announced the signing of an agreement with electronics giant, Matsushita Communication Industrial Co., Ltd. According to the agreement, ART's software will be integrated into...
Nextel Communications Inc., today announced that it will be selling the first portable keyboard to enhance mobile office applications with Nextel i85s and i50sx wireless phones by Motorola. The portable keyboard, called the Motorola iBoard(TM), provides the convenience and...
''Engineers in Japan have moved one step closer to their goal of building a personal digital assistant directly onto a sheet of glass. If they are successful, your handheld computer could look just like a small glass panel, possibly...
NTT DoCoMo Inc. debuted a new CompactFlash card-type PHS, the "P-in [email protected]," on July 27. "P-in [email protected]," featuring connectors for a mobile phone and for an earphone microphone, is a high-end model of the present "P-in [email protected]" The price is...
The market for products supporting USB version 2.0 is expected to take off soon. USB 2.0 is the next-generation interface specification for peripherals, which allows operation at a maximum data rate of 480Mbps, faster than the speed specified for IEEE1394...
Sprint PCS customers who own Handspring Visor hand-held computers will soon be able to use the devices to make phone calls and surf the Web on the Sprint PCS network from anywhere in the United States. Sprint PCS Group, the...
"Before the dotcom bubble burst, new software emerged almost every day to satisfy our every need, wish and whim. But now most surviving startups are doing things we never see -- such as connecting guts of the Internet and...
"Things seem to be going Microsoft's way these days, as the company can enjoy the fact that its operating system is finding its way to new computing giants such as Toshiba and NEC, while HP and Compaq are planning...
Sony Electronics is taking the audiovisual convergence features VAIO users love and placing them in a powerful and practical tool designed specifically for the business professional with the introduction of the VAIO GR170K and GR150K notebook PCs - its...
IBM announced new high-performance ThinkPad T Series models with security features designed to help protect corporate data and e-mail, as well as integrated wireless solutions for highly mobile users. The company is leading an industry charge to develop technologies that...
JTEL Co. Ltd is offering the CellVic Scanner PDA, which combines a PDA and a laser scanner for reading standard barcodes. The device is designed for use in manufacturing, logistics, distribution, home shopping and inventory management. It can connect to...
Siemens, the world's fourth largest mobile handset maker, is set to enter the handheld computer market by the end of this summer with a GPRS-enabled PDA. The German electronics company will market the new device -- dubbed the SX45...
Red-M™, a leading supplier of advanced Bluetooth™ networking product solutions, today launches the Red-M BladeTM, Bluetooth clip-on for the Palm™ Vx handheld computer. The Red-M Blade attaches easily to the back of the handheld, combining all the functionality of...
Dell today announced the worldwide availability of two new wireless-ready notebook computers, the InspironTM 8100 and the LatitudeTM C810, that offer customers significantly improved performance and lower power usage. The notebooks feature Intel's new Mobile Pentium® ...
PC-EPhone, Inc. is pleased to announce that beginning immediately, it will take orders in the United States and Canada for the world's first integrated handheld PC, PDA, Organizer, Entertainment System and CDMA telephone known as the "PC-EPhone". Today's announcement...
U.S. software and services company Red Hat and Britain's closely held 3G Lab said on Monday they will develop a ``Linux (news - web sites) for the wireless world'' as they team up to write an operating system for...
eMagin Corporation, the leader in organic light emitting diode (OLED) on silicon display technology, today announced the ability to create OLED video displays with a balanced full-color spectrum exceeding that of the best commercially available liquid crystal display (LCD)...
Parachute Technologies, LLC announces the release of the Parachute(TM) PC Card adapter designed for Palm® handheld organizers. Parachute(TM) III, the world's only PC Card adapter for Palm handheld organizers, clips on a Palm III series organizer allowing it to accept...
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...
Insignia Solutions®, the leading provider of accelerated Java™ software solutions for information appliances, announced today that its Jeode™ virtual machine technologies are incorporated into a 10-inch "SuperPDA" that will ship next month by ViewSonic® Corporation, a worldwide leader in...
Toshiba Corporation today announced the world's first microcontroller dedicated to supporting the SD memory card standard and the simplified design of high-capacity digital audio players. The new 16-bit Complex Instruction Set Computer (CISC) incorporates an SD memory card controller that...
KDDI Corp. and au Group have announced that they will start marketing mobile phones with low-temperature polysilicon TFT-LCDs in August. Toshiba manufactures both the color LCD panels and mobile phones. The number of displayable colors is 4,096. The characteristic of...
LG Electronics has recently announced what it claims to be the first high-speed color handset supporting cdma2000, the CyON Color Folder. The handset supports up to 144Kbps data transmission. It has an embedded MSM 5000 chip to enable high-speed wireless...
Panasonic announces the release of a revolutionary wearable personal computer, consisting of a Mobile Data Wireless Display and Toughbook CF-07 Mini PC - the cordless solution for a wired world. A unique product in concept, technology and ergonomics, the...
Cresotech, Inc. has released Cresotech PocketSafe version 1.16, a PocketPC based security solution for personal data protection. Personal data protection is crucial both in business and private life. Each online access, credit card, mobile phone, and software product is...
BodyMedia, Inc., a Pittsburgh-based wellness solutions provider, announces the availability of its first body-monitoring products, the SenseWear™ Pro Armband, and the SenseWear™ Pro Development Kit (SDK). The SenseWear Pro Armband is the first economical, wearable, wireless body monitor capable...
Casio, Inc. of Dover, NJ announced today that continuing its product innovation for wireless mobility, Casio’s new CASSIOPEIA Pocket Manager BE-300 is shaping up to be one of Casio’s most expandable PDA offerings ever. The new Pocket Manager BE-300...
Come on, be honest…if somebody had told you 10 years ago that you’d soon be able to carry around a device in your bag/briefcase capable of replaying movies with sensational cinema-style digital audio and video you would have started...
NEC Corporation today announced it will begin sampling from August 2001 of an Open Host Controller Interface (OHCI) version 1.1 compatible IEEE 1394 link LSI with physical layer (PHY) device. The new LSI (product name: µPD72873 /µPD72874) has one...
IBM develops an artificial passenger you can talk to while you drive. IBM has developed an intelligent artificial passenger (AP) which can ask questions and even crack jokes. The system is to be integrated into the dashboards of cars. It can...
Lexar Media, Inc., a leading designer, developer and marketer of high-performance digital film and connectivity products for the digital photography market, today unveiled the latest edition to its popular line of portable readers, a USB™ CompactFlash™ Reader. Priced at...
RiTDATA Technology Inc has released the "CompactStor", a tiny portable mechanical hard disk drive, for portable electronic devices in the industry-standard CF+ Type II form factor (ATA compliant). CompactStor is a micro storage media for portable digital IA (Information...
Gateway, Inc. today announced the introduction of its new Gateway Solo® 3450 notebook computer, the perfect companion for mobile professionals who want a highly portable system with advanced performance features. Mobile professionals will appreciate the sleek design, weighing only...
Sendo, the innovative global mobile phone manufacturer has signed an agreement with Arcoa Communication Co, one of the top four distributors in Taiwan, for the delivery of Sendo's lightweight D800 mobile phone. Arcoa will offer the D800 via its...
Seiko Epson Corp. announced that it has developed a system LSI, the "S1C38000," with embedded systems functions for both mobile information appliances and multimedia devices. Seiko Epson plans to start volume manufacturing and shipping the processors in the third quarter...
The only cellular headset with AirCom™ technology that keeps potentially harmful radiation away from your head, Northwestern Bell Phones’ RF3 Next Generation Cellular Headset (www.rf3now.com) has launched today. This is Northwestern Bell Phones’ premiere release in its new line...
KDDI Corp. and au Group have announced that they will start marketing mobile phones with low-temperature polysilicon TFT-LCDs in August. Toshiba manufactures both the color LCD panels and mobile phones. The number of displayable colors is 4,096. The characteristic of the...
Vocollect, a world leader in providing voice powered solutions for business, announced that it has successfully completed a second Talkman® system installation at Roundy’s, Inc. in Lima, OH. Last year, Vocollect completed Roundy’s first voice system installation in Milwaukee,...
EtherAge, Inc. has struck a chord with its recently announced ClipKee add-on for Palm and PocketPC PDAs. ClipKee adds a tiny, ``two-thumbs'' keyboard to most major PDAs, making text entry extremely convenient. A patent-pending design makes ClipKee fit snugly...
Novatel Wireless, Inc., a provider of wireless data access solutions, today unveiled the Merlin G201™ GPRS (General Packet Radio Services) 900/1800 Wireless PC Card Modem for GSM/GPRS wireless networks in Europe and Asia. The Merlin G201 will enable voice...
''Is that a PDA in your pocket or are you just happy to see me? Next month, Dockers is bringing out a new line of pleated casual slacks for men who, um, RAM too much stuff in their trousers. Tailored...
Sendo, the innovative global mobile phone manufacturer, announced it is the first handheld manufacturer to offer end-users the capability to apply full colour decorative images onto their S200 mobile phones. The technology from e-comeleon Ltd combines interactive on-line systems with...

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Review: The LittleBits Code Kit for Kids

Programming is a pursuit that rewards creativity and problem solving, but even for those interested in computers, it’s not exciting or glamorous. When it...

Amazon is Spending $13.7 Billion to Buy Whole Foods

On Friday, Amazon announced officially that it is buying American supermarket chain Whole Foods for $13.7 billion. The online retail giant further announced that the...

According to the UN, World Population will Grow by 1 Billion...

The world’s population will have an additional one billion people by the year 2030, and may even reach almost 10 billion by the year...

Russia’s Kalashnikov, the Gun Maker, is Now a Drone Maker

The world’s most famous gun maker and gunsmith of the world’s most deadly long firearm has unveiled its first ever spy-in-the-sky drone and is...

Samsung’s Art-Inspired Frame TV is Now Available

Samsung has just come out with a TV set that feels less like technology, but still makes you enjoy the tech behind the screen....

Movie Formats like 4DX will Make Movie Theaters More like Theme...

When Cars 3 was released, it became the first Pixar film to be distributed in 4DX, the motion-based “immersive” film format from South Korea’s CJ...

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Meitu Just Launched a Sailor Moon Phone with a Selfie Stick

Anybody who has Meitu on their phone surely loves taking selfies. Many want to own a selfie stick in order to avoid having to...

HiMirror: Instant Skin Analysis through a Snapshot

Skincare is very important because if you don’t take care of your skin, you’ll end up having plenty of blemishes and it will age...

R.I.P. MP3: But the MP3 is Still Alive and Will Be Just Fine

People on the internet seem to be spilling a lot of pixels over the fact that the MP3 has been declared dead by its inventors...

People Don’t Buy Tablets Anymore and the Device Trend is Dying

You may be part of the dying breed if you own a tablet. Customers are buying fewer tablets so keep that in good condition...

5 Amazing Travel Gadgets That May Come in Handy on Your Next Trip

Sometimes you just need to get away. Go far away from the city and leave all the stress behind. However, there are times when...

Toddlers that Play with Touchscreens Get Less Sleep

A scientific study has discovered that toddlers and younger children that constantly play or use devices with touchscreens such as tablets have less sleeping...