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.
Hands On with the Gemini Keyboard Phone
Planet Computers is on a mission to bring back that very specific type of PDA that tried to put a proper QWERTY keyboard in your pocket. No, not a thumb-board like your phone, more like a shrunken laptop.
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.
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.
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.