The USB Implementers Forums has announced a new charging specification that increases the current available to devices.
Sharp is working on new LCD panels that could bring sharper, faster-moving images to cell phone screens.
Toshiba today announced six new notebooks. Three notebooks include Intel’s 802.11n debut chipset “Kedron”, one offers a 17” screen for less than $1000 and if you need lots of storage space than Toshiba offers up to 280 GB on two hard drives.
Irvine (CA) – The next generation of portable hard drive capacity has arrived. Toshiba is first to move offer 200 GB of storage space in an external, portable 2.5” hard drive.While it will be increasingly difficult for hard drives in the 1.8” class to defend themselves against approaching flash-based solid state disks (SSDs), the 2.5” arena appears to be seeing accelerating development as well as a moiré and more competitive environment.
Bellevue (WA) - T-Mobile today released details about the Sidekick ID, the latest phone in T-Mobile's swivel-screen, Qwerty keyboard arsenal.
A staple of the Sidekick series, the ID has a swiveling screen that reveals a full Qwerty keyboard and one-button access to instant messaging, e-mail, and text messaging.
Chicago (IL) – OQO is ready to jump on the wireless broadband train. The company today received approval for a WWAN card that is expected to be available as an option for the model 02 ultra mobile PC (UMPC) soon.
Palm, maker of the Treo smartphone, announced Tuesday it is developing a Linux-based operating system Forge ahead and stay on budget with simple to install HP server technology. for its line of handheld devices.
Intel's plan to push its Santa Rosa platform, scheduled for launch at the beginning of May under the notebook-platform brands Centrino Pro and Centrino Duo, as a Viiv branded desktop platform as well.
Dell has begun offering 250 GB 2.5” hard drives with perpendicular magnetic recording technology in two portable computers.
Yahoo and Sandisk have partnered up with a new MP3 player than wirelessly downloads songs from the Net
Irving (TX) - In a rather unusual move, Nokia has launched a new high-end cellphone in the U.S. before its typically preceding launch in European key markets. The new N95 GPS and HSDPA capable phone is available through two Nokia stores as well as “selected” retailers for $750.
Branded GPS-device vendors Garmin and TomTom are reportedly expected to venture into the GPS-enabled handset market, with market rumors stating that Garmin has already held talks for cooperation with Taiwan-based ODM handset maker Compal Communications, according to market sources.
With its introduction in November 2001, Apple says the new milestone cements the iPod's position as the fastest selling music player.
Dash Navigation is giving out 2000 GPS units for a free six-month test drive.
Japanese mobile phone operator KDDI Corp. will break into the United States market in the coming weeks.
The FCC is extending a ban on in-flight cell phone usage. The agency says there is insufficient information about whether phones disrupt cell towers or airplane navigation systems, so it will take the safe route by continuing the restriction.
Microsoft is jumping on the DRM-free music bandwagon and will be offering unprotected EMI songs in its Zune Marketplace.
Citigroup this week launched what it is calling the first mobile banking application in the US.
According to a picture posted on Flickr, one lucky U.S. Army soldier was saved by his iPod after the music player took a bullet from an AK-47.
Police departments frequently catch criminals with cars, motorcycles and yes even Segways, but some departments, like the Los Angeles Police Department, are now trying out an electric trike made by Irvine Calfornia-based T3 Motion, with spectacular results.