Immersion said that Samsung's SCH-W559 cellphone is the first device to make use of its "VibeTonz" technology. The device integrates a "unique" touchscreen that comes with "tactile feedback" features to add a new twist to the general use of a cellphone.
Streaming surround sound could be just around the corner as the Fraunhofer Institute, known for their MP3 patent, has introduced a surround sound mp3 module. The module compresses music and gives 5.1 channel sound at Internet-friendly bitrates.
Intel's first wireless broadband chip has made it through the approval process of the Federal communications Commission (FCC). Images of a Nokia-built PCI Express Mini Card using the "Wireless WAN Link 1965 HSD" chip surfaced today on the FCC website.
LG Electronics has announced a touchscreen Prada phone that looks and functions eerily like Apple's iPhone. The phone, much like its Chocolate phone cousin, is marketed towards luxury users and includes a leather case, pre-loaded content and ring tones. LG's phone could even beat Apple's iPhone to market.
Alienware today announced a "special edition" of its Area-51 m5700 notebook. The system does not look different that the normal m5700, but can be equipped with a few goodies that are only available for this model, the manufacturer said.
Microsoft announced today that it will allow consumers to purchase, upgrade, or add additional licenses of Windows Vista online, marking the first time the software giant has turned to digital distribution for one of its operating systems.
Oracle, the huge database company based in Redwood Shores California, has released 51 security fixes for its database products. The fixes come as part of a 'Critical Patch Update' that happens quarterly.
Originally scheduled for Q2 launch, Intel's new Wi-Fi chipset code-named "Kedron" will be unveiled at an event next Tuesday, TG Daily has learned.
Microsoft claims that Internet Explorer has been installed on more than 100 million computers in less than three months.
A-Data, a Taiwanese memory and peripheral company, has shown off prototypes of an upcoming solid-state drive for ExpressCard, IDE and SATA interfaces. Mainly built for notebook computers, the drives have capacities of 32, 64 and 128 GB.
You may be able to close the door to your office, but that won't save you from meetings and colleagues that are trying to get a hold of you, at least if Microsoft and Nortel have their way. The two firms today announced the first step towards their "unified communications" vision, which could allow corporations to create global cubical offices.
Throwing its hat into the relatively uncrowded ring of rugged laptop computers, Dell today announced the Latitude ATG D620, a new notebook PC that meets military standards for a variety of environmental and accidental factors.
T-Mobile, along with Blackberry creator Research in Motion (RIM), recently unveiled a new white version of the popular Blackberry Pearl model, offering U.S. customers a different design from the existing "piano black" handset.
Silicon Systems, a provider of commercial solid state storage solutions, today added a 1.8" flash hard drive to its existing 2.5" line of products. The new drive is available with a capacity of up to 16 GB.
Seagate claims to have developed the world's fastest hard drive: The new Savvio 15K expands the existing 2.5" SAS enterprise hard drive series with two 15,000 rpm models. According to Seagate, the drive will not only increase the storage performance in rackserver environments but provide greater power efficiency and reliability as well.
Intel informed system builders that it is phasing out its remaining three 90 nm Pentium 4 600-series processors.
A 59-year-old man was found in a California hotel room with second and third degree burns because the cell phone he had in his pocket exploded and started a small fire in the room, according to a story by the Associated Press.
The production volume of Intel's quad-core processors is still very limited, but the company hopes to deliver a total of one million Kentsfield and Clovertown processors by the time AMD announces its first processor with four cores.
Mozilla has released the first comprehensive feature list and roadmap for its Firefox web browser. The organization currently considers up to 50 updates and new features for Firefox and intends to make the software available within this year.
Like a lot of folks, when I first saw the iPhone, I was blown away with its potential. But my job is not to look at what everyone sees, but to see what is being missed both in terms of opportunities and threats and this thing has a great deal on both sides.