Gigabyte unveils gSmart i128 PDA Mobile Phone

“Gigabyte today announced its next PDA mobile phone gSmart i128, powered by Windows Mobile 5.0 AKU2 Push Email technology, to the global market. gSmart i128 is identical to the gSmart-i released in Taiwan.Gigabyte unveils gSmart i128, featuring Multi-lingual internet browsing and Windows Mobile document viewing while traveling to 98 countries worldwide. Together with Alta Vista Babel Fish, gSmarti128 may assist business travelers via real time translation on-the-go. In addition, this flagship phone delivers entertainment values with a 2.1 Mega Pixel camera and an analog TV Roaming with retractable antennae.Now, Gigabyte gSmart i128 may assist business travelers to efficiently manage their time working from anywhere. In fact, gSmart i128 offers efficient and speedy mobile internet access via Wi-Fi or GPRS. Powered by Windows Mobile 5.0 AKU2.3 Push Email technology, gSmart i128 activates real time email, schedule, and tasks. At the same time, business travelers may stay productive using Mobile Office programs, such as Word, PowerPoint, and Excel. In addition to its voice and mobile business applications, Gigabyte gSmart i128 delivers entertainment values with a 2.1 Mega Pixel camera and an analog TV Roaming. Powered by a 2.1 Mega Pixel camera, gSmart i128 may take photos of special occasions. Also, gSmart i128 provides real-time TV broadcasting on one’s favorite game or show. ” Specifications and more photos at

SanDisk Introduces SanDisk Extreme IV CompactFlash

“NEW YORK, NY, July 19, 2006 – SanDisk Corporation (NASDAQ: SNDK) today introduced the new SanDisk Extreme IV line of CompactFlash digital film cards for professional photographers. The line is targeted at photographers who require the highest possible performance and the largest capacities for their medium format and high-end digital single lens reflex (SLR) cameras. The SanDisk Extreme IV cards are available in capacities of up to 8-gigabytes (GB)1 and deliver minimum read and write speeds of 40 megabytes per second (MB/sec.)2 making these the fastest flash memory cards in the world. This exceptionally fast card speed is critical when shooting large numbers of high-resolution images.SanDisk also introduced the new SanDisk Extreme FireWire reader that can transfer images from the SanDisk Extreme IV cards to a computer at up to 40MB/sec. for significantly improved workflow efficiency. These new products were announced at a press conference held today at the NASDAQ Market Site in New York City.The SanDisk Extreme IV cards are targeted at the professional photographer who needs the absolute highest performance and maximum reliability. The company will continue to offer the SanDisk Extreme III and SanDisk Ultra II lines.” Read more here:

Yahoo is Beating Google To the Punch with Embedded Mobile Service

 Yahoo Beats Google To the Punch with Embedded Mobile Service“In a move that can be described no other way than to say that Yahoo is just trying to be ahead of Google in something, the big Y! just announced that they’ve struck a deal with Motorola to embed proprietary Yahoo-powered software on new mid- and high-end Moto phones, though we don’t know which models specifically are going to be involved just yet.The whole slate of services is called Yahoo Go for Mobile, which ties things like your address book, Yahoo search, and Yahoo e-mail into one package. Yahoo finalized a similar deal with Nokia earlier this year. Google has said that they are trying to find similar partnerships but have fallen behind Yahoo in this race.By the first half of 2007, Motorola will “pre-load and prominently feature Yahoo Go for Mobile on handsets it sells, worldwide.” Nokia phones with the software are already available, mainly in Europe and Asia.” via

Review of GSM handset Samsung X820

“Engineers of several companies did not believe into possibility of creating such phone from plastic, but once they saw Samsung X820 sample, they had great respect for the work done in R&D center of company. Samsung came a long way to create such plastic. In case someone is not considering this being worth attention, than this person is not understanding deepness of goals that manufacturer had to face. Plastic thickness is not the only way to make case thinner, we can also mention element placement on handset chip, their protection. Display is traditionally most unprotected place in the handset, that’s why we can see protective edging made of metal, improved by plastic covers and solutions of same kind. In case with this model, manufacturer decided to limit protection by installing protective glass made of hard plastic and strengthening frame.” Read this review here: