Archive for Amber Maitland

PNY launches GeForce 8800 GTS PCI Express card

PNY launches GeForce 8800 GTS PCI Express card

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PNY has launched a new graphics card, the GeForce 8800 GTS 320MB, the third card in its Verto range. Compatible with DirectX10, it promises the best for gamers and those using graphics-hungry applications. "Designed for Windows Vista and DirectX10, this... >>

Belkin adds modem to N1 wireless router, releases print server

Belkin adds modem to N1 wireless router, releases print server

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Belkin has made two announcements about its products in the UK. The first concerns its N1 wireless router, which is now available with a modem. The N1 is 802.11n draft compliant, and lets you link your computers together, up to 32 of them, to share data... >>

Navman expands Freedom range based on the F20

Navman expands Freedom range based on the F20

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Navman has announced pricing changes to its Freedom range of satnavs, with various bundles now offered. The F20 is a no frills GPS device that includes dedicaed Parking and Petrol buttons to make driving stress-free, and that was initially available for... >>

Navigon 3110 series offers lightweight satnav solutions

Navigon 3110 series offers lightweight satnav solutions

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German satnav manufacturer Navigon has added a smaller version of its TS 7000T device to its lineup. The 3100 series is designed for satnav novices, and has all the essentials you need for finding your way. Measuring 11 x 8cm in size, the 3100 provides... >>

Garmin launches mapping service for BlackBerry

Garmin launches mapping service for BlackBerry

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Garmin's presence at the 3GSM conference is primarily to show off its mapping systems for mobile phones, including the latest BlackBerry. Garmin Mobile delivers satnav functionality to BlackBerrys, the latest of which, the 8800, incorporates its own GPS... >>

Sony to give away Bond Blu-ray to PS Network users

Sony to give away Bond Blu-ray to PS Network users

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Sony has announced that it's giving away copies of Casino Royale on Blu-ray to the first 500,000 registrants on the Playstation Network in Europe. It's not as if PS3 owners will need a carrot to join the Network, as it will give them access to games services... >>

Evesham's Sound Stage X1 incorporates speakers into a TV stand

Evesham's Sound Stage X1 incorporates speakers into a TV stand

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Evesham has produced a spectacular new TV Stand that doubles as a surround sound system, the Sound Stage X1. The glossy black and glass stand looks innocuous enough until you take the covers off the nine speakers incorporated in its design. The Sound... >>

iPAQ 514 Voice Messenger joins HP's lineup

iPAQ 514 Voice Messenger joins HP's lineup

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And here comes another new smartphone to start off the afternoon, this time from HP. HP's latest iPAQ, the 514 Voice Messenger, runs on Windows Mobile 6, features Wi-Fi connectivity, and works over GSM/EDGE networks. To complement its Wi-Fi capabilities,... >>

Motorola drops MOTORIZR Z8, Q range, MOTOSLVR L9, and MOTOKRZR K3

Motorola drops MOTORIZR Z8, Q range, MOTOSLVR L9, and MOTOKRZR K3

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In today's feast of shiny new phones, Motorola has presented five new models, more streamlined and elegant than ever. At the top of the list are the HSDPA and GSM devices, the MTO Q q9 and MOTO Q gsm. Running on the Windows Mobile 6 platform, the Moto... >>

RIM launches BlackBerry 8800

RIM launches BlackBerry 8800

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RIM's latest BlackBerry, the 8800, will have business users drooling, as its the slimmest and sleekest to date. Disappointingly, however, it seems that it doesn't include Wi-Fi connectivity nor HSDPA support like many of the smartphones that are being... >>

i-mate reveals the JAQ4, Ultimate range, and SPL models

i-mate reveals the JAQ4, Ultimate range, and SPL models

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The 3GSM conference in Barcelona is only a few hours old, and already it seems that the focus this year for many manufacturers are smartphones. I-mate, which calls itself the specialist in Windows Mobile devices, has announced an Ultimate range of 3G... >>

Nokia launches N77, 6110 Navigator, and 3110 Classic

Nokia launches N77, 6110 Navigator, and 3110 Classic

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In addition to an impressive array of business phones, Nokia has also launched a proper mobile TV phone, the N77, as well as a satnav phone, the 6110 Navigator. Nokia calls the N77 a multimedia computer, but it's mainly geared toward watching mobile TV... >>

Nokia unveils E90 Communicator, E65, and E61i

Nokia unveils E90 Communicator, E65, and E61i

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Nokia has expanded its business portfolio of mobile handsets with the new E61i, E65, and E90 Communicator. All three operate on quadband GSM and 3G networks, and have WCDMA and WLAN connectivity, and are based on the S60 operating system. In addition,... >>

Yahoo launches mobile phone advertising system

Yahoo launches mobile phone advertising system

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The 3GSM conference in Barcelona has only just begun, and already Yahoo has made two major announcements. The company has launched its mobile phone advertising system that was first trialled in Japan across eighteen countries. The move marks an effort... >>

RIM and Samsung settle over BlackJack name

RIM and Samsung settle over BlackJack name

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RIM has settled its differences with Samsung over the dispute of its BlackBerry name. RIM believed that Samsung's "BlackJack" device sounded far too similar to BlackBerry, and therefore infringed on its trademark. However, the suit appears to have been... >>

New York Senate considers iPod-banning bill

New York Senate considers iPod-banning bill

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In the UK, talking on a mobile phone while driving has long been banned, but it seems as though New York state government may take that law one step further. One state senator, Carl Kruger, has introduced a bill to ban the use of certain distracting devices,... >>

Sony Ericsson looking for photograph to make history

Sony Ericsson looking for photograph to make history

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The Institute of Contemporary Arts is collaborating with Sony Ericsson to help celebrate its 60th anniversary and is inviting members of the public to take part via an innovative competition. 59 high profile names - spanning film, design, art, literature,... >>

Humax launches 40-inch LCD TV with built-in PVR

Humax launches 40-inch LCD TV with built-in PVR

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Humax has launched another 40-inch widescreen TV on to the market, this one an LCD model that also incorporates a PVR. The "all-in-one" device has twin tuners and access to Freeview and radio channels. You can record direct on to its 160GB hard disk drive.... >>

Orange and Vodafone to share signal masts

Orange and Vodafone to share signal masts

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Vodafone and Orange have today announced a landmark, but non-binding, agreement that could mean that 3G and even higher-speed networks are rolled out more quickly. The companies intend to share their Radio Access Networks, or RANs, which includes masts,... >>

Jajah Mobile lets you make low-cost calls anywhere

Jajah Mobile lets you make low-cost calls anywhere

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Jajah, a VoIP provider, has just launched its mobile version, called, unsurprisingly, Jajah Mobile Web. Like the original web Jajah, there's no download or installation of applications. You simply go to the Jajah mobile site in order to make the call.... >>

Action Cam from Oregon Scientific for extreme sports enthusiasts

Action Cam from Oregon Scientific for extreme sports enthusiasts

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Oregon Scientific, a name that brings to mind temperature gauges and radio-controlled clocks, has released a new Action Cam for sporty types. It can handle whatever sport you throw at it, being weatherproof and ruggedly designed to clip on or be stowed... >>

Samsung showcases Ultra Smart F700

Samsung showcases Ultra Smart F700

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Samsung is showcasing its latest smartphone, the Ultra Smart F700 at the 3GSM World Congress next week. The F700 has a full QWERTY key pad that slides out from underneath it, as well as a touchscreen for those who prefer its feel for inputting. The interface... >>

Philips launches 9-inch photo frame

Philips launches 9-inch photo frame

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Philips has released a new digital photo frame to the market that measure a large 9-inches on the diagonal. The metal-finish 9FF2M4 and wood-finish 9FF2CWO come with software that lets you either set up a slideshow at intervals of your choosing, or display... >>

Microsoft unveils Windows Mobile 6

Microsoft unveils Windows Mobile 6

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Microsoft has today unveiled a Vista-esque version of its phone platform, Windows Mobile 6. It's added features that have previously only been available on a PC. For example, it introduces Windows Live to the mobile for instant messaging with multiple... >>

Nokia offers mapping service to smartphone users

Nokia offers mapping service to smartphone users

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Nokia has today introduced two new services for some of its devices, one to aid searching and one for personal navigation. In the first instance, the company is making its smart2go mapping platform available as a free download for Nokia N60s and Windows... >>