LG Electronics Third Quarter 2006 Earnings Summary

” From the handsets business only, LG revenue rose 5.3% to KRW 2.126 trillion (USD 2.23 billion) from KRW 2.019 trillion (USD 2.125 billion) QoQ. Operating profit recorded KRW 79 billion (USD 82 million), 3.7% of total revenue and turn-around from loss of KRW 3.0 billion (USD 3.15 million) in the previous quarter.Total shipments were 16.5 million units (10.5 million in CDMA, 5.6 million in GSM, 0.5 million in WCDMA), an 8% increase from the previous quarter of 15.3 million units and 7% increase YoY.Improved shipment in CMDA market to 10.5 million units from 9.1 million units was driven by strong performance in North America geared by Chocolate phones and Korea. Boosts in open markets drove growth in GSM area to 5.6 million units from 4.8 million units.” via slashphone.com

Spectec Unveils microSD 802.11b/g WiFi Card

YM-PD1“Special Features: * World First microSDIO WiFi 11g Card * UltraLow power consumption * Pocket PC/PDA Phone (Smartphone) * Skype Compatible Key Specifications:Network Standard Support IEEE 802.11b/gNetwork Architectures Infrastructure, Ad-HocData Rates: < 802.11g: 6, 9, 12, 18, 24, 36, 48, 54 Mbps < 802.11b: 1, 2, 5.5, 11 MbpsModulation Techniques BPSK, QPSK, 16QAM, 64QAM, CCK, OFDM, DSSSReceiver Sensitivity < 802.11g: 73-91 dBm < 802.11b: 89-97 dBmPower Consumption Receive: 188 mA avgSupply Voltage I/O: 3.0 - 3.6 VDCOperating Temperature 0 C to +70 C; <95% humidityHost Interface SDIO Now! 1.0OS Support Microsoft Windows CE 4.X-5.XPackage 23.3 x 11 x 0.7 mm" Check it here:

Samsung SGH i520 specifications and details

“Samsung new S60 3rd Edition phone is having its first outing at todays Symbian Smartphone Show. Official specifications include HSDPA, UTMS, EDGE and GPRS connectivity, a 2MP camera (and front facing VGA), 2.3 inch QVGA 262k colour TFT screen, Bluetooth 2.0 (including A2DP), 45MB of internal memory and a microSD card slot. The specifications also list support for Windows Media Audio and Video formats in addition to the usual suspects.Specifications: HSDPA / UTMS and EDGE/GPRS 2 MP Camera + VGA 2.3″ QVGA (320 x 240) 262K TFT Screen Symbian OS 9.2, S60 3rd Edition Feature Pack 1 MP3, AAC, AAC+, WMA MPEG4 (H.263 and H.264), WMV Bluetooth 2.0 (EDR) and A2DP (Bluetooth Stereo) USB 2.0 (including mass storage profile), and PictBridge support Flash Lite 2.0 Full HTML Browser (S60 Browser version 2.0) 45MB User Memory and microSD memory card slot” via allaboutsymbian.com

Bike or Die v1.4 has been released for Palm OS!

“Bike or Die is the only Trial Bike racing game for the PalmOS platform.Features: physics-based bike simulation 25 built-in levels (different environments: hills, rocks, snow, caves, etc) Over 1000 third party levels available for download smooth and fast animation record and replay your best games on-line Hall of Fame with Time Trial and Freestyle Competitions compatible with most palm devices This version is the biggest update so far, adding a lot of gameplay features and technical improvements (ghost bike, updraft forces, slippery surfaces, external card support, and more!) ” Check this GREAT game here:

Review of GSM handset Nokia 5300

“In many respects launch of Nokia 5300 is a momentous event, as this is the first mid-end device living up to the title of a music-optimized solution and on top of that- the S40’s first XpressMusic offspring. The choice of form-factor for the 5300 has been pre-defined by Sony Ericsson’s efforts – there were times Walkman-branded phones packed all their features only into candy-bar shaped shell, a little bit later clamshells started getting “W” letters as well, and only now the market sees the release of a slider – Sony Ericsson W850i. Over at Sony Ericsson, they attribute sliding casing to top-notch solution and keeping that in mind, they implemented it into Walkman range flagship (in fact there are two of them – the W850i and the W950i). Launch of an identically-formed handset by Nokia is a well-planned riposte, especially considering lower price of Nokia’s solutions; generally speaking, these are phones of two different price-brackets, but similar type. Thus a certain part of the audience might go for Nokia’s slider in view of price advantage and proper positioning.” Read this review here: