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  • Motorola ES400 EDA looks to service business
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    Motorola ES400 EDA looks to service business

    By 17 June 2010

    Motorola today launched new EDA (Enterprise Digital Assistant), a handheld business device that offers connectivity and enterprise-specific support. The tagline for the new device is "Transform from simply inform to truly empower", with Motorola telling...

  • Getac PS535F GP PDA review
    Online 3.5 out of 5

    Getac PS535F GP PDA review

    By 5 May 2009

    Getac don't like to do things by halves, producing a range of devices for those who work in tough environments. The PS535F is a rugged PDA aimed at those who need a handheld device that can withstand the worst the environment can throw at it. Unlike the...

  • Motorola announces MC55 EDA
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    Motorola announces MC55 EDA

    By 9 March 2009

    Motorola Enterprise Mobility has announced its latest Enterprise Digital Assistant, the MC55, describing it as a small, ruggedised device for mobile and field workers. Apparently the smallest and lightest of such Moto offerings, the Windows Mobile 6.1...

  • GPS-enabled Getac PDA PS535F
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    GPS-enabled Getac PDA PS535F

    By 2 March 2009

    The Getac PS535F, described as a next generation fully rugged GPS PDA, has been announced for launch. Featuring a camera, altimeter and e-compass, the tough handheld is primarily aimed at companies to equip their field-based employees with. The new Windows...

  • O2 launches XDA Flint
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    O2 launches XDA Flint

    By 14 January 2009

    O2 has unveiled the O2 Xda Flint, describing it as an innovative handheld device specifically targeted at the education sector. O2 says with the Flint, "ideal for students and teachers alike", users can load eBooks onto the device to make electronic notes,...

  • O2 Xda Zest launches
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    O2 Xda Zest launches

    By 10 November 2008

    O2 has unveiled the Xda Zest, the first O2 Xda to be made available on Pay&Go, as well as on Pay Monthly. O2 hopes the Xda Zest will encourage first time PDA users to swap from conventional handsets and "experience the benefits of using a fully featured...

  • Seabright unveils 4.3-inch Windows wonder - the PC430 Micro PC
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    Seabright unveils 4.3-inch Windows wonder - the PC430 Micro PC

    By 7 November 2008

    The Seabright PC430 handheld does it all (well...almost). The 4.3-inch Windows 5.0 wonder has a 533MHz Samsung 2442A CPU, 128MB of SD RAM, between 1GB and 4GB of flash memory, and a USB 2.0 port. And there's the optional features which include GPS, DVB-T...

  • RealVNC remote control software now supports phones
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    RealVNC remote control software now supports phones

    By 17 October 2008

    VNC is a software package that allows one computer to take full control of another, regardless of operating system or location. And now the company has redesigned it to also work with mobile devices from Symbian phones to PDAs to the Apple iPhone, covering...

  • PowerTraveller lets loose its Gorilla charger
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    PowerTraveller lets loose its Gorilla charger

    By 17 October 2008

    Laptop users who need power on the go should check out the powergorilla and solargorilla from PowerTraveller. The powergorilla, which is a high density lithium polymer rechargeable battery, will give users an additional 2-6 hours of power for their laptops....

  • Datawind launches PocketSurfer 2R
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    Datawind launches PocketSurfer 2R

    By 1 October 2008

    Claiming to deliver "the next generation of mobile internet" is the second model in the PocketSurfer line-up from Datawind. The new model is an upgrade of the PocketSurfer 2, which is now going to be phased out. The new PocketSurfer 2R basically allows...

  • Velocity Mobile launches 103
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    Velocity Mobile launches 103

    By 10 September 2008

    Velocity Mobile has announced the retail availability of its first touchscreen phone, the Velocity 103. The 103 gets Velocity Mobile's Odyssey Interface, built on top of Windows Mobile 6.1 Professional and the company's "VOTA" over the air updates. The...

  • HP iPAQ 914c Business Messenger mobile phone review
    Phones 4 out of 5

    HP iPAQ 914c Business Messenger mobile phone review

    By 24 June 2008

    The iPAQ 914 may aimed at business users, but, with its ease of use and media features as well as the office tools that come with Windows Mobile 6.1, it’s perfectly suited to anyone who needs a feature-rich smartphone. On a basic level, the phone sound...

  • TouchLauncher brings the iPhone interface to your Palm
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    TouchLauncher brings the iPhone interface to your Palm

    By 13 June 2008

    You haven't got any cash to splash, you have a perfectly workable Palm but you're lusting after an iPhone. Well here's the solution - the TouchLauncher brings the iPhone interface to your Palm. The full version of the application lets you scroll through...

  • The AlphaGrip - Is this the handheld computer of the future?
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    The AlphaGrip - Is this the handheld computer of the future?

    By 2 May 2008

    So it might never make it to the shops but check out this handheld computer design if not just for its wacky weirdness. Introducing the AlphaGrip, which is one of the entries to this year's Microsoft's Next-Gen PC Design Competition. It's had the chaps...

  • HP iPAQ 214 Enterprise PDA review
    Online 4 out of 5

    HP iPAQ 214 Enterprise PDA review

    By 16 April 2008

    In this age where being able to communicate with others is often top of the list of priorities, it seems a little strange that HP should continue to roll out unconnected PDAs. However the HP iPAQ 214 Enterprise is the latest update of the line aimed at...

  • Professor sues electronics industry
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    Professor sues electronics industry

    By 25 March 2008

    An American university professor is claiming that Sony, Motorola and Nokia, among others, have infringed her patent. Columbia University Professor Emeritus Gertrude Neumark Rothschild (that's a mouthful) filed a complaint last month against around 30...

  • IT spending growing despite slowdown woes
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    IT spending growing despite slowdown woes

    By 11 March 2008

    Despite uncertainty about the economy, technology sales are set to continue to grow. The National Computing Centre has today published the results of a survey that suggest that technology is unlikely to become a casualty of spending cut-backs. Instead...

  • Are gadgets driving couples apart?
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    Are gadgets driving couples apart?

    By 7 March 2008

    According to a new survey, Brits are choosing their gadgets over their loved ones. As part of The Great British Bedtime survey, conducted online by tickbox.net, 1408 people were asked about their sleeping habits between 27 February and 3 March 2008. The...

  • RIM and Motorola declare war
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    RIM and Motorola declare war

    By 19 February 2008

    BlackBerry-maker Research In Motion and its rival Motorola are sueing each other over alleged patent infringements for technology used in their mobile phones. RIM, which is a Canadian company, has filed its case in US District Court for the Northern District...

  • CES 2008: Sony Updates Mylo PDA
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    CES 2008: Sony Updates Mylo PDA

    By 7 January 2008

    Sony is now offering new social networking tools to owners of its Mylo portable communicator. It has added AIM, Facebook and YouTube capabilities to its pocketable broadband device. The device uses Adobe Flash Lite 3 software, to give full access to the...

  • Three E-Ten Glofiish "Pocket PC Phones" launched in the UK
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    Three E-Ten Glofiish "Pocket PC Phones" launched in the UK

    By 15 November 2007

    Three new E-Ten mobile phones have been launched in the UK. All Windows Mobile 6 devices, the new handsets, now available, are the Glofiish M800, X800 and M600. The E-TEN Glofiish M800 is a Windows Mobile 6 Pro device with a sliding Qwerty keyboard, 3.5G...

  • Version 7 of Destinator GPS for PDAs announced
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    Version 7 of Destinator GPS for PDAs announced

    By 15 November 2007

    Destinator Technologies has announced the launch of Destinator 7, the latest version of its mobile navigation software for PDAs. Designed especially for PDA users, Destinator 7 claims to deliver new levels of performance with faster, easier routing, an...

  • HTC to launch Touch Cruise in November
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    HTC to launch Touch Cruise in November

    By 22 October 2007

    DigiTimes is reporting that HTC plans to launch a new GPS-enabled touch-controlled PDA phone, the HTC Touch Cruise, in November, quoting "sources familiar with the company's roadmap". The Touch Cruise, which originally went under the codename "Polaris",...

  • CoPilot 7 available for Windows smartphones and PDAs
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    CoPilot 7 available for Windows smartphones and PDAs

    By 11 October 2007

    ALK Technologies has announced the European availability of CoPilot Live 7 GPS navigation for Windows Mobile phones and PDAs from 22nd October 2007. CoPilot Live 7 claims to "redefine" mobile satellite navigation with simple and intuitive menus, clearer...

  • Apple planning to bring back the Newton - in a noughties style
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    Apple planning to bring back the Newton - in a noughties style

    By 26 September 2007

    AppleInsider is reporting that Apple is planning to give its MessagePad line another airing with a "modern day reincarnation" of the range, complete with iPhone/iPod touch-esque touchscreen. Although Apple's PDA range was not commercially a massive success...