Motorola launches MC35 enterprise smart phone

Motorola has launched a third product in its “Enterprise Digital Assistant” (EDA) category, or smart phone to you and I. The MC35 is a Windows Mobile 5 based device featuring WiFi, Bluetooth, EDGE / GSM, GPS, a bar code scanner and camera all in one package.

New Jersey considering driver text messaging ban

State authorities are considering banning all drivers from using their cell phones to send text messages after research found that one in five drivers sends text messages while driving, and one in three among the 18 to 24 age group of drivers.

Napster partners with AT&T to offer free music service

Existing and future AT&T residential and wireless customers will soon be able to access Napster’s music service for free.

Luvaglio announces world’s most expensive laptop

UK-based Luvaglio has announced what could be the world’s most expensive laptop. The 17" laptop will have a rare diamond for the power key and will retail for more than one million dollars. In addition to the diamond, the laptop will have a self-cleaning anti-reflective screen along with 128 GB of solid state storage. Extra: Video

Helio announces new "Ocean" phone

Los Angeles (CA) - Helio today announced its latest cell phone, which it claims is the world's first to include both a Qwerty keyboard and a numeric keypad. The phone, named the Helio Ocean, uses 3G cellular technology for wireless entertainment and communication.  It has a 2.4 inch, 260K color QVGA screen, a 2 megapixel digital camera, and playback capabilities fr MP3, AAC, WMA, and MPEG4. It comes with an internal memory of 200 MB and  a micro SD card slot, which allows for up to 2 GB of additional storage.  

Eurocom launches monster laptop with 600 GB of HD capacity

Eurocomm has announced a huge laptop that has 600 GB of hard drive space.

Yahoo declares dominance over Google in mobile search

Yahoo has finally found a market segment in which it can out-do online giant Google, as its online search engine has become the leader in the mobile search market.

Italy enacts national ban for phones in schools

Italy has banned the use of cell phones in schools across the country, making it reportedly the first European nation to implement such a statewide ban.

Tivo launches remote mobile scheduling

A new service launched today allows Verizon subscribers to manage their Tivo recordings anywhere in the country.

Lenovo to pre-load Windows Live services on new PCs and ThinkPads

Lenovo has agreed to pre-load Windows Live services onto ThinkPad notebooks, ThinkCentre desktops and Lenovo-branded PCs.

NBC to enter mobile video market

NBC Universal has become the latest network to announce that it will begin offering specific programming to mobile phone users.

Dude, your MacBook is on fire!

Culver City (CA) - The Apple MacBook would seem to be at risk of spontaneous combustion the same as many other types of notebook, despite claims by Apple that the Lithium Polymer type of battery used in the MacBook and MacBook Pro line of notebooks is far less likely to explode compared to the faulty type of Sony battery found in exploding Dell, Lenovo and other manufacturers products.  

AMD launches toolkit for mobile games

AMD is putting more focus on the mobile graphics market, as it tries to bring Xbox 360 visuals to cell phones.

AT&T, Verizon working on remotely controlling DVRs

Verizon and AT&T are concurrently working on new services that will allow users to control TV-connected DVRs from their cell phones.

Archos unveils new WiFi PMP

Denver (CO) - Archos today introduced a new portable media player that it says is the first of its kind with a 7" screen and Wi-Fi capabilities. The Archos 704-WiFi has a screen resolution of 800 x 400 pixels and is presented in a 5"x7" size.  The device comes with an 80 GB internal hard drive, enough for around 100 hours of video.

Samsung's UMPC runs Windows Vista

Samsung announced today that its Q1P ultra mobile PC (UMPC) is its first UMPC to get Windows Vista certification.

Verizon launches new mobile TV service

Verizon announced that it has launched a new mobile TV service, bringing 24-hour programming of eight channels.

Lenovo recalls 205,000 laptop batteries

Though it's not on the scale of last year's Sony recall, Lenovo is forced to recall notebook batteries because of of an overheating problem.

Laptop using driver dies in accident

Using your laptop while driving can be hazardous to your health as one Californian man found out.

iPhone commercial hits the red carpet during Oscar telecast

Although it is not planned for release until June, Apple debuted the first iPhone commercial during the Academy Awards telecast on ABC last night.