Audiovox Announces 1xEV-DO Pocket PC
Jan 7, 2004, 2:10 PM by (staff)
(updated) Audiovox today announced the PPC 5050, the first phone for North America to support the CDMA 1xEV-DO 3G technology. The 5050 runs Microsoft Windows Mobile Phone Edition 2003, and has a 400MHz Intel® processor, 64 MB of memory, and a memory card slot. The device is 0.7 inches thick and weighs 6.2 ounces. 1xEV-DO, launched recently by Verizon in San Diego and Washington, D.C., offers broadband data speeds averaging 300-500 kbps. The phone also supports 1xRTT for use in other areas. The PPC 5050 will be available later this quarter.
Qualcomm's New Fingerprint Sensors Work Under Water and Through Metal
Jun 27, 2017
Qualcomm today announced its next-generation fingerprint sensors for displays, metal, and glass. Qualcomm says it created the new sensors for today's demanding mobile designs, which are moving towards bezel-less, glass-and-metal hardware.
Microsoft Wallet Gains Tap-to-Pay Functionality
Jun 21, 2016
Microsoft today updated its Microsoft Wallet app and gave Lumia smartphone owners the ability to make mobile payments at supporting retailers. Windows Mobile has long included a Wallet app, but until today it was reserved for loyalty cards and other retail programs.
Asus' Zenfone 3 Series Goes On Sale This Month
Oct 6, 2016
Asus today announced pricing and availability for its Zenfone 3 family of smartphones. The Zenfone 3 Deluxe 5.7 Special Edition, Deluxe 5.7, Deluxe 5.5, and Laser will all be sold unlocked, directly to consumers via Asus' web site.
OnePlus Drops the Checkered Flag On OnePlus 6T McLaren Edition
Dec 11, 2018
OnePlus today announced the OnePlus 6T McLaren Edition, a special edition of the 6T developed in partnership with McLaren F1. Most of the core features of the phone are unchanged, but the OnePlus 6T McLaren Edition boosts the RAM to 10 GB and introduces new Warp Charge 30, which will recharge the battery by 50% in just 20 minutes.
Intel Shows Off Its 5G Modem, Bound for Phones, PCs and More
Nov 12, 2018
Intel today introduced the XMM 8160, a 5G modem that will bring high-speed connectivity to mobile phones, computers, and other broadband devices in 2020. The modem supports the 5G NR spec, including both standalone (SA) and non-standalone (NSA) modes for fixed and mobile service.
400Mhz? Not bad..