Hitachi Pocket PC for Sprint Unveiled
Jan 6, 2003, 11:46 AM by (staff)
Microsoft and Hitachi today unveiled the Hitachi Multimedia Communicator Pocket PC, a Pocket PC Phone Edition device with a large TFT touchscreen, integrated QWERTY mini-keyboard, and built-in swivel camera. Additional features include speakerphone, 1xRTT high-speed data, a 400MHz XScale processor, and a replaceable battery. The device will be available exclusively from Sprint PCS by the end of the first half of 2003.
WattUp Distance Wireless Charging Coming To Major-Brand Phone
Energous has revealed that a "tier 1" consumer electronics company has agreed to implement WattUp wireless charging technology in a number of consumer products, including a phone. WattUp is an RF-based wireless charging technology that can be implemented in a number of ways, including transmitters that can send power wirelessly up to 15 feet, using a large array of antennas and beam-forming technology to send focused energy in the 5.8 GHz radio band.
Hands On with the LG X power2
LG's X power was a unique phone focused almost exclusively on having an unusually large battery. This year's update improves almost every spec, including battery size (naturally), screen size, camera resolution, and memory.
The Pocket-Size SCiO Could Tell You If Your Drugs Are Pure
At CES, Consumer Physics is demonstrating its SCiO molecular scanner. It's a lightweight Bluetooth accessory the size of a lighter that uses near-infrared spectroscopy to determine the exact molecular makeup of items it's pointed at.
Asus PadFone X Mini Arrives on GoPhone with Intel Inside
AT&T today announced the pending availability of the Asus PadFone X Mini — a smaller version of Asus' smartphone-and-tablet combo device. The PadFone X Mini features a 4.5-inch smartphone that transforms into a 7-inch tablet with a dock.