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No. 3 U.S. long-distance telephone company Sprint Corp. today said its first-quarter net income fell 72 percent amid lower calling prices, stiff competition and investments to build its data and wireless businesses. Kansas City, Mo.-based Sprint's net income dropped to...
PocketTV can play any standard MPEG-1 file (extension .mpg or .mpeg). PocketTV is also capable of streaming MPEG video files using standard internet protocols such as http or ftp, provided that your device has a network connection (wireless or...
Pocketmultimedia(TM), a leader in the delivery of real-time wireless multimedia, today announced the introduction of PockIt Recorder(TM), the newest addition to its commercial multimedia software product suite. PockIt Recorder(TM) will be demonstrated at the National Association of Broadcasters Show...
OPTREX has developed its proprietary Active MLA (A-MLAAActive Multi-Line Addressing) technology by combining a new LCD 65,000 colors video-capable high-speed driving method with highly reflective LCD panel technology for the mobile device applications with a reflective color LCD system...
Alcatel gave the world its first tantalizing preview of the new One Touch 511 mobile phone, set to be on the market in early July. The One Touch 511 is a compact, easy-to-use WAP mobile packed with many surprising...
Nitsuko Corp. has developed a CompactFlash card with a 64kbps data communication function, called [email protected]"64 petit (pronounced as card edge 64 petit), and dubbed the "CFE-01." It will be rolled out into the market by DDI Pocket Inc. on May...
Conversay, a global leader in enabling speech technologies for both mobile and traditional Internet access devices, announced today it will integrate speech technology into applications built for embedded mobile devices by Korea-based Mobile Mutant. The partnership is expected to...
German scientists have developed fibres that have photo-electrical capabilities, which could theoretically power electronic items such as mobile phones or electronic organisers. The New Scientist reports on how these fibres could be woven into regular material to make machine-washable clothes...
E Ink Corporation, the leading developer and marketer of electronic ink technology, today announced that it has demonstrated the world's first active matrix electronic ink display capable of producing high resolution illustrations and text. This innovative research and development...
Already seen at the GSM World Congress of Cannes, Philips presents again at the CeBIT in Hannover another model dual band of its new production - after the leading one, the Xenium 9660 - provided with GPRS technology: the...
Imagine a flexible piece of cloth with the display capabilities of your television screen, using liquid crystals or LEDs. This concept, commonly called "E-paper," is all about creative flexible displays. Lunar Design is realizing this notion and incorporating it into...
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,...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
PixAround.com 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...
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...
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...
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...
Hantro Products Ltd, a leading developer of two-way video technology for wireless communications, introduces a state-of-the-art wireless multimedia messaging prototype with real-time video stream encoding and decoding. The prototype, which will be first introduced at Mobile Video Forum in...
Haier Group has unveiled the Pocket Dragon, a pocket PC that adopts a 450MHz Pentium II processor with 64M of ROM. It is geared toward business users with functions such as daily schedule management. The model features a built-in modem...
Metricom and Ricoh will announce a new camera designed for high-speed wireless connectivity. Ricoh's RDC-i700 can be purchased with the Ricochet modem, allowing it to transmit images at speeds of 128 Kbps. Unlike other cameras, the RDC-i700 will also...
There are a few of us who need both a mobile phone and a PDA in order to stay on top of complex schedules and multiple tasks. And we have to juggle both devices at once. We clip them...
Carrier has announced the industry's first generation of web-connected air conditioners. This will enable it to continue to fulfil its customers' service expectations, for state of the art response from Carrier equipment, and increasingly reliable and efficient systems, far...
GoVoiceGo Communicator is a UNIVERSAL digital portable communicator that simply plugs into the headset socket or headset adapter of your Mobile Phone (and your Cordless Phone). It runs on rechargeable batterries to give you better than 8 hours of...
Pointsec Mobile Technologies, Inc., a leading developer of security control software for mobile computers and PCs, announced today the release of Pointsec™ for Palm OS®, the company´s initial PDA security product. For enterprises requiring mandatory acces control, Pointsec for...
British Telecom has signed a deal to begin selling a Canadian handheld computer, called Blackberry, in the UK from July, newspapers reported on Friday. The Blackberry allows users to send and receive e-mails on the move. At four-and-a-half inches by three,...
Think the storage space available from the latest desktop PCs is impressive? Well, your cell phone may soon have its own 10GB hard drive. Last week, the Storage Device Division at Toshiba America Electronics Components (TAEC) announced two new...
Being the pioneer in the wireless enabling device market, the company has developed CarpeDiem V, the world's first GSM Communicator for Palm V series handhelds. The product empowers the handhelds with dual-band GSM and Internet connectivity for wireless data...
Conversay, a global leader in speech technology solutions for both mobile and traditional Internet access devices, announced today it is partnering with Seoul-based PalmPalm Technology Inc., the leading software company optimizing the Linux OS for mobile devices. Conversay will...
Microcell PCS today announced that Microcell Connexions Inc. has completed its 2.5G General Packet Radio Service (GPRS) wireless data implementation on its network across Canada. Accomplished one month ahead of schedule, the launch rolls out over Microcell's complete network,...
Intermec Technologies Corp today debuted its new mobile point of sale system, Mobile Point of Service, featuring StoreTrader retail application software. Mobile Point of Service combines all the elements necessary for mobile point of sale - wireless handheld computers...
Digital Airways said Wednesday that is shipping its Wapaka Wireless Application Protocol (WAP) microbrowser, written in Java, for Palm devices. The microbrowser is based on Sun Microsystems' Connected Limited Device Configuration (CLDC) specifications, the company said. It said a version...
Philips Mobile Display Systems, a business group of Philips Components, and the world's leading supplier of mobile displays, today augmented its state-of-the-art mobile display portfolio with its breakthrough low-power, color TFT-LCD technology for mobile phone applications. When operating in...
Trimol Group, Inc. announced today that the Company 's Chief Scientific Officer, Dr. Donald W. Kirk, will unveil details of the Company 's revolutionary aluminum-air fuel cell technology at two major fuel cell conferences to be held this month...
Motorola today announced the i85s and i50sx handsets, which combine many of the capabilities of a handheld computer, two-way radio, interactive text pager, and Internet-ready mobile phone in a single device. These mobile personal companions, which are expected to...
Connect effortlessly at high speed to a variety of multimedia content, from anywhere at anytime. That's what you can expect in the exciting new era of mobile multimedia communications. NTT DoCoMo opens up this dynamic new world of possibility...
Sparc Technologies, Inc. announces its newest product, the Rover personal hard drive (TM) (PHD), patent pending. The Rover PHD is a high-performance portable hard drive product specifically designed to connect to a computer using the USB interface. The Rover...
Amiga Incorporated, a pioneer in the development of multi-media and content, today announced a long-term partnership with Sharp Corporation, a worldwide developer of innovative products and core technologies in electronics, in which Amiga will develop content for next-generation Sharp...
Novatel Wireless, Inc., a provider of wireless data access solutions, today announced compatibility of the Novatel Wireless Minstrel 540(TM) Wireless Modem with HP's new Jornada 520 Series Color Pocket PCs. The Minstrel 540 Handheld modem works with the HP...
Palm, Inc., a leading provider of handheld computers, and Sanyo Fashion House, a subsidiary of Sanyo Shokai Tokyo, one of the largest international apparel manufacturers in Japan, have collaborated to create a new handheld-ready line of spring raincoats with...
The new VAIO R505 SuperSlim Pro™ notebook redefines the world of notebook computing. With its striking new design and enhanced functionality, the R505 provides plenty of performance and versatility seldom seen in notebooks – until now. Most notable is the...
MiTAC WebPAD series, equipped with MiTAC self-developed Linux Embedded OS. Equipped with MiTAC self-developed Linux Embedded OS, which is currently the most potential operating system, and employed as an affordable and reliable device for the Internet applications, MiTAC WebPAD...

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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...

Samsara Smart Suitcase is Overfunded on Kickstarter Because of its Design

Samsara luggage is being touted on Kickstarter as a “smart suitcase” with tech included. However, it would seem that the current crop of smart suitcase...

This Company is Creating an Absurd and Futuristic Self-Driving Store on...

A small, Swedish startup company called Wheelys is attempting to compete with Amazon at creating cashier-free stores with automated checkouts. However, after rolling out the...

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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...