Palm, Inc. today launched a $25 million worldwide marketing campaign to generate mainstream awareness of and attract new users to the Treo(TM) smartphone line. The six-month campaign highlights Palm’s new Treo 680 smartphone and encompasses a fully integrated media mix consisting of print, out-of-home, online, mobile and viral-marketing components. AKQA, a leading interactive marketing [...]
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“The iPaq rx4240 and rx 4540 are both styled Mobile Media Companion products and sport a 2.8in, 320 x 240, 65,536-colour display. Both run Windows Moble 5.0 on top of a 400MHz Samsung processor. Both have 128MB of Flash ROM and 64MB of RAM, but the rx4540 adds 1GB of Flash storage for the user. [...]
Engadget has pictures of the yet to be relased Nokia 870 Internet Tablet:
“We knew it was shiny, but that was about it. Now we’ve got ourselves a few more angles of Nokia’s upcoming 870 Internet Tablet, and a few more specs to be getting on with. As noted last time around, Nokia’s main addition here [...]
‘O2 has announced the upcoming launch of the latest addition to its successful Xda Atom family. Due in the Middle East end-July, the Xda Atom Exec is the company’s new PDA-phone geared toward meeting the needs of rising professionals and high-flyers in the business world. With a new matt “gun metal” finishing and a host [...]
‘Worldwide sales of PDAs, or personal digital assistants, rose to a record high of 3.7 million units in the second quarter of 2006, up 2.7 per cent compared to the second quarter of 2006.
According to market research firm Gartner, the sales were driven by the ongoing integration of wide area network technology in PDAs along [...]
‘After making its way to a top five position in the global PC market, Taiwan-based Acer now has its sights set on the GPS and PDA markets, with more devices scheduled for release in the second half of this year.
According to DigiTimes, Acer plans to add two Taiwan-based ODM makers, Wistron and Compal Communications, [...]
‘The folks at Microsoft, never known for straying away from a fight, have been quietly working on improving its mobile windows operating system to directly challenge BlackBerry’s market leadership. I recently spent a few weeks playing around with the Palm Treo 700w, one of the first smart phones to use Microsoft’s new mobile operating system.
‘BlackBerry maker Research in Motion said Friday it agreed to pay $612.5 million to patent holding company NTP to settle a long-running dispute that had threatened to shut down the popular wireless e-mail service for its 3 million users.
Canadian-based Research in Motion (Research) announced the settlement late Friday ahead of a U.S. judge’s expected ruling [...]
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 [...]