Mike Langberg of the San Jose Mercury News takes on MobiTV, the new live television service for cellphones that is available for some Sprint customers.
I4U review of Hyundai's new pendant-style MP3 player, the HY-206, which has 128MB of built-in storage space, for those would-be Huggy Bears that prefer form over function. Now if they'd only release memory upgrades in the form of thick gold chains.
PC Magazine review of the Vaio GRT260G, Sony's new media-centric laptop, with a built-in TV tuner. This is a full-sized Vaio, not one of the easily
stolen pocketed small ones.
A new 19-inch LCD monitor from Sharp:
A new 300GB hard drive from Hitachi:
In a milestone of sorts, the number of subscribers using GSM cellphones has just passed one billion worldwide, according to the GSM Association.
The Gadgeteer review of the e805, Toshiba's new Pocket PC with the high-resolution VGA-quality LCD screen. While it certainly has the best screen that PocketPC devices have had so far, not all applications natively take advantage of the higher resolution, so installing a resolution switcher (freeware or otherwise)…
The New York Times on how sales of laptop computers continue to grow and grow and grow:
A couple of new four megapixel digital cameras from Kyocera, the Finecame SL400R [at right] and the M410R. These were announced along with Kyocera's RTUNE, which aims to considerably speed up the rate of image capture, so you'll never be frustrated by long waits to switch modes when they disconnect Grandma's IV…
Sony Ericsson says it's going to start using Research In Motion's BlackBerry email technology in some of its new smartphones.
PC Magazine review of Fisher's FVD-C1 CameraCorder:
Mitsubishi has developed a reversible LCD that can be viewed from both sides, engendering countless encounters with your co-workers as you explain your affection — and really, respect — for the work of Rue McClanhan. Can't stop The Rue Crew!
PC Magazine takes a first look at the Voq Professional Phone from Sierra Wireless, the first cellphone running Microsoft's Smartphone operating system to come with a built-in keyboard.
Because of problems with their FM tuners, Sony has cancelled those two new Aiwa MP3 players, the AZ-FS256 and AZ-FS1, that they had announced last month.
Tim Anderson explains why he likes writing with a Tablet PC:
It took long enough, but Nokia is finally admitting that the N-Gage isn't selling as well as they had expected/hoped it would.
Read [Thanks, Ethan]
PC World takes a first look at the recently arrived iPod mini. But for some reason they insist on spelling it "IPod Mini" rather than "iPod mini".
Reuters article on how rear-projection flat screen televisions are still a much better deal than plasma TVs. Of course they're not a small or as thin, but for most people that's probably not an issue.