Monthly Archives: January 2007

4G = 100MBpS Wirelessly in China

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That’s right. 3G is so yesterday, it’s all about B3G (beyond 3G) aka 4G. 4G provides up to 100MBps wireless data rates and has been rolled out in trial in a district of China’s Shanghai’s Changning. The trial is costing $19.2 million dollars (150 million yuan) and will continue to...

Samsung Digicam Sports HSDPA (3G Connectivity)

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Forget those temperamental WiFi hotspots. The new VLUU i70 Digicam by Samsung will sport not only a 7.2 megapixel CCD, a 3�? LCD and double as a media player but will also include HSPDA for 3G high speed connectivity anywhere you go for uploading photos instantly to the Net. Course...

Minority Report Like Touch Screen

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If you’ve seen Speilberg’s Minority Report then you probably already know what we’re talking about. At TED 2006 (Technology Entertainment Design Conference) in Monterey, CA Jeff Han showed off what looks like the most amazing, to date of course, touch screen technology. Using one hand or two, the presenter seamlessly...

Some European Countries to Ban the Use of iTunes

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Shed a tear because Apple is being hit, yes once again, with another suit. This time it’s not a company but a country. Norway has concluded that Apple’ iTunes breaks Norway’s consumer protection laws by not allowing iTunes music to be played on any other device (other then the iPod)...

Rotating TV Wall (think Austin Powers)

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For the price of just $3600 you can split your over sized room in two and share one flat panel television using the built-in swivelling wall.  Comes in a Java Matte and a white finish, and swivels at the touch of a finger.  Place it accordingly to any wall and...

I-Bone Conducting Headset for Hard of Hearing

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Hanics presented their I-Bone Bluetooth bone conducting headset at CES 2007. As you can see from the pics there are no ear buds and the would be headphones grasp the joint between the skull and jaw. The head set appears to sit just behind the users left ear, but might...

Blackberry 8800: Additional Details Emerge

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Some additional details about the Blackberry 8800 have emerged. According to MobileMag we should expect to see the 8800 on Cingular by next month. It won’t sport a camera or WiFi, but we’re thinking it will be 3G (HSDPA) compatible, though. MobileMag seems to think that the 8800 will essentially...

Apple Bluetooth Headset Announced

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Apple also announced, or perhaps didn’t, a Bluetooth headset for the iPhone.  They make mention of it on the iPhone site, but don’t link or show any pics.  We picked this up from CNet.  Looks small and sleek, but not much more is known....

Apple Phone Announced

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All we can really say is: Finally. Steve showed off the long rumored Apple phone today. Looks like the rumored touchscreen iPods may have in fact been the Apple Phone. I am not sure if we can call it the iPhone seeing as Cisco recently released a product called the...