Pocket PC Thoughts has news on the The Mio P350 and P550 Pocket PC’s and writes - ‘French site, Mobinaute, has details on two new Mio GPS Pocket PCs, deemed to be successors to the A201. The P550 will feature a 400MHz processor, integrated GPS (SiRFstar III), Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, an SDIO/SD/MMC slot, and Windows Mobile [...]
Archive for February, 2006
GCN Lab reviews the Palm’s Treo 700w and writes - ‘At $399 with a two-year service agreement, the 700w is a little pricey, which could ultimately dissuade buyers. But you could look at it as the price you pay for a popular new handheld device that natively supports the software platform you’re probably used to [...]
‘3GSM Motorola’s would-be BlackBerry-beater, the Q, will ship by the end of the first quarter, the company promised yesterday, before going on to announce a 3G version of the QWERTY keyboard-equipped PDA phone. The wait for the UMTS model will be longer: even the networks won’t get their hands on it until “late Q4”.
Earlier this [...]
‘Global sales of personal digital assistants (PDAs) hit a record 14.9 million last year, with Canadian-based Research in Motion’s BlackBerry leading the market, a survey showed.
Gartner Inc. said the sales for 2005 represented a 19 percent increase from 2004 and topped the previous record of 13.2 million PDAs shipped worldwide in 2001.
Research In Motion (RIM) [...]
Tech Digest has news of a new PDA from HTC and Orange - the 3GSM SPV M600 which features Microsoft Windows Mobile 5.0.
They write - ‘Initially available from Orange in the UK, the sleek looking quandband device supports EDGE, GPRS, GSM and features Bluetooth 2.0 and built-in Wi-Fi capabilities, with dual support of 802.11b [...]
‘Apple is set to launch another key product. Invitations to a “Special Event” have already gone out. They have also registered a new patent.
A patent filed by Apple suggests that the company is developing its own “smart” touchscreen technology for a whole range of devices, including a tablet computer and home control touch screen. The [...]
The Pocket LOOX C Series is the compact handheld from Fujitsu Siemens Computers. Its specially designed cabinet is small, light and stylish and fits in every pocket. Its brilliant VGA display enables convenient working on every location - indoor and outdoor. Outstanding security features like persistent store and secure device management
protect your data everywhere.
The smart [...]
‘It’s been spluttering and wheezing in its sick bed for what seems like an eternity, but the latest figures from research firm IDC confirm that the prognosis isn’t good for the Personal Digital Assistant (PDA).
The figures show the worldwide market for handheld PDAs continuing to plummet, with sales dropping for the fourth consecutive year in [...]
CNET reviews the I-mate PDA-N and writes - ‘Although I-mate is better known for its smart phones in the United States, the company calls itself “specialists in Windows Mobile device solutions,” and that includes PDAs. Hence, the I-mate PDA-N. The handheld runs the latest Windows Mobile 5 operating system and includes many of the features [...]
‘The MDA looks and feels like a PDA. It has a touch screen and a small stylus. You can move from program to program just like you can on other PDAs. You can also use the provided buttons to navigate around all the features.
It measures 4.3 by 2.3 inches and weighs 5.29 ounces. It is [...]