Panasonic KX WP1050: a WiFi Skype phone

“The US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has recently approved a Wi-Fi phone Panasonic KX-WP1050. It is tuned to work with Skype Internet telephony service. The phone consists of a base station connected to the global web and the handset.The technical specs of Panasonic KX-WP1050 Base station:
Router and bride function
Interface: two 10Base-T/100Base-TX Ethernet RJ-45 jacks (WAN/LAN), IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11b/g
Wireless data transfer security: SSID, WEP (64/128 bit), WPAPSK (TKIP, AES), WPA2-PSK (TKIP, AES), Broadcast SSID, MAC address filter
Dimensions: 33x148x51 mm
Weight: 150 g.
Skype-to-Skype calls
SkypeIn calls
SkypeOut calls
Conference communication
Call queuing
Skype voice mail
Calls history (incoming/outgoing/missed/voice mail/authorization)
Interface: IEEE 802.11b/g
Display: 1.8”, TFT, 65K colors
Dimensions: 142x45x20 mm
Weight: 100 g.” via

Microsoft Releases Voice Command 1.6 For PPC

” Voice Command transforms your Smartphone into your own virtual personal assistant, letting you use your voice to look up contacts, make phone calls, get calendar information, play and control your music, as well as start programs. Voice Command makes it easier and more convenient than ever to take your digital lifestyle with you wherever you go. Because Voice Command has state-of-the-art speech technology, you will never have to prerecord important phone numbers or use difficult commands to access the information that you need. Simply select one of the many commands that is most natural to you and let Voice Command do the rest. You can even ask, “What can I say?” at any time to help find an appropriate command. After you successfully install Voice Command on your Microsoft Windows Mobile 5.0 powered device, register your product so that you can get the most from the Voice Command program, future releases, and exciting offers for upgrades and accessories. ” Check it here:

ETEN prepping M700 Pocket PC phone?

” While E-ten has rebranded their pocket pc phone to Glofiish, yet we see a new rumor on a E-ten pocket pc phone with a QWERTY slider keyboard. The E-ten M700 follow its M-series pocket pc phone, and it is the first time the M-series incorporate with a QWERTY keyboard. If this is true, the M700 will come with built in Wifi + GPS for map navigation on the go.” via

LG VX8600: a Chocolate clamshell supporting EVDO

“The American operator Verizon Wireless has announced the release of a mobile phone LG VX8600. This is the “Chocolate №2”, the version with EV-DO. Late in July the operator released LG VX8500 – a version for CDMA networks supporting EV-DO high-speed data transfer standard.Unlike the VX8500 slider the new phone is packed in a clamshell form. It is equipped with an MP3-player and buttons to access V CAST Music service and MP3-files.The phone is equipped with a 1.3-megapixel camera, an expansion slot for microSD cards and Bluetooth interface. On a single charge the VX8600 lasts for 220 minutes in the talk made and 398 hours standby. The sales are already on. The recommended price after all discounts and on a 2-years service plan is $129.99.” via