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Posted March 28th, 2007 in GPS, Mobile Phones and PDAs

htc-advantage-us.jpgThe HTC Advantage will be availible in the USA soon. The PDA comes with GSM/GPRS/ EDGE connectivity and also has Tri-band UMTS/HSDPA connectivity. It also has an in-built GPS navigation system with the HTC VueFLO nav system. Hardware specs include an 5 inch VGA touch display, QWERTY keyboard( detachable, really), 8GB hard drive, 256MB of flash memory and a 128MB main memory. HTC Advantage sports Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connectivity.

We still don’t know anything about price and launch date.

Posted January 13th, 2007 in GPS and Media Players

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Iriver’s mother company Reigncom is going to show 12 new products at CES (as rumored).
Like W10 with Wi-Fi, VoIP, an MP3 player, and a map system created together with Navteq. The W10 will store 10 maps of American cities, a list of restaurants, shopping malls, 200,000 hotels, etc.irvier_5_jpg.jpg

Or Clix 2 with its AMOLED screen and 2 to 6GB of internal memory. That Unit 2 (see photos below) seems to be quite a delicious gadget.
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Apple iPhone is a quadband convergence phone with EDGE support, that allows users to do almost everything while looking stylish and staying on the cutting edge.

iPhone

Technical Specifications:
Dimensions: 115 x 61 x 11.6 mm
Weight: 136 grams
Network: GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
OS: Mac OS X mobile
Screen: 800×480 320×480 3.5 inch VGA (not 800×480 as stated before)
Bluetooth 2.0
Wifi 802.11 b/g
Navigation: touchscreen with multi-touch support
Camera: 2 megapixel
Internal storage: 8Gb
3.5 mm for headphones/handsfree

Recommended price: $499 for a 4GB model, or an 8GB model for $599.

No, no GPS, sorry.

Posted December 22nd, 2006 in GPS and PDAs

iPAQ rx5000HP has unveiled a spanking new handheld GPS navigation unit that looks extremely good. The iPAQ rx5000 Travel Companion fits into your palm comfortable, boasting a 3.5″ anti-glare touchscreen LCD display and is powered by the SiRFStar III GPS chipset. Additional features include integrated WiFi and Bluetooth connectivity.
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HTC Athena X7500

There is a marketing terra incognito between Phone/PDAs and ultraportable notebooks into which exploratory forays seem to disappear forever: it is the form factor of no return, better known as “UMPC with a keyboard”. The HTC Athena X7500 hopes to conquer this undiscovered country and become its King.

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GPS navigation systems would seem to be a great tool for amateur adventurers, but most of them couldn’t endure the trials of the average outdoor day trip. But Magellan’s eXplorist XL GPS receiver is designed specifically to survive such expeditions — and make sure you do as well.

The Magellan eXplorist XL boasts a 3.5??? high contrast color TFT LCD display that makes viewing data under bright, direct sunlight a cinch - quite unlike other LCD displays that feature washed out colors under the sun??