HTC Elf: gossips about budget communicator

“Another newcomer to the Taiwanese vendor, HTC, whose specifications got leaked into the Web, is HTC 3450 communicator codenamed HTC Elf. Housed in the conventional form-factor and aimed at the entry level, this offerings has some fashion tucked under its belt. Unlike most of the today’s models, it doesn’t sport Wi-Fi wireless connectivity, instead it boasts light weight and portable size.Among its connectivity options is support for 3G. Anyhow, there is still no official data on this novelty. The Elf’s release is expected to come this June..Specifications for HTC Elf: Windows Mobile 6 Professional operating system GSM (850/900/1800/1900 МГц), GPRS, EDGE andи UMTS (850 MHz) 2,8-inch display with QVGA (240×320 pixels) resolution 1,9 Mpix camera FM-radio Texas Instruments OMAP 850 CPU running at 200 MHz 64 Mb of RAM and 128 Mb of flash-memory SD memory expansion slot Bluetooth 2.0, USB 1.1 1200 mAh Li-Pol battery Dimensions – 108x58x14 mm Weight – 110 grams” via

Wolverine Data Ships 160GB Portable Multimedia Player

Wolverine Data Inc. today announced it is shipping the Wolverine ESP portable multimedia player with a storage capacity of 160GB and the ability to deliver complete digital multimedia convergence while delivering the lowest cost per gigabyte in the industry at an estimated street price under $600.00. The Wolverine ESP Model 5160 features a razor-sharp 3.6-inch TFT LCD display and the ability to store and view 80,000 digital photos, play 320 hours of video or 50,000 songs, plus the capability to record television programs and FM radio—all in a 5.3”x2.8”x0.9” footprint that weighs 10.2 ounces. It is ideal for professional and serious amateur photographers as well as for consumers who want the most extensive array of multimedia/multifunction capabilities in the palm of their hand. Photographers will appreciate the ESP’s large 160GB storage capacity that allows them to offload RAW or JPEG digital photos directly from their cameras, eliminating the need to carry a laptop or buy expensive memory cards. Afterwards, they can view, zoom, rotate and evaluate the EXIF and Histogram information of their JPEG, bitmap, tiff, text or RAW images on the crystal-clear 3.6-in. screen, a TV or a computer and print directly to supported printers. The built-in 7-in-1 card reader accepts all popular memory cards including Compact Flash (CF), MicroDrive, Secure Digital (SD), MMC, Memory Stick (MS), Memory Stick Pro (MS-Pro) and XD Card. An optional adapter accepts MS-Duo, MS Pro-Duo, Mini-SD and RS-MMC. RAW files supported cameras include selected models of Canon, Nikon, Fujifilm, Olympus, Kodak, Pentax, Minolta, Konica Minolta, Panasonic, Contax, Leica and Sony. Video enthusiasts will appreciate the Wolverine ESP’s ability to download, store and play hundreds of hours of their favorite TV shows and DVDs, then watch them on the player itself, on TV or on a computer. With the optional ESP Cradle System the unit acts as a digital video recorder (DVR), enabling users to record directly from TVs, DVD players, VCRs or any video source. Supported formats include MPEG-1, MPEG-4, WMV9 and Xvid. Music lovers will enjoy the ability to download, store and play their favorite music in any popular format including MP3, WMA, WAV, AAC (MP4 audio) and CDA. As a bonus, they can also record off the ESP’s built-in FM radio. The Wolverine ESP Model 5160 can be purchased online and at leading retailers for an estimated street price of less than $600. The optional ESP Cradle System is priced at $79.99. ESP Cradle System SPECIFICATIONSDisplay 3.6″ wide view angle TFT LCD with adjustable Back Light – 320×240 pixelsSupports Photo/Audio/Video Photos – JPEG, Bitmap, TIFF and RAWRAW files supported cameras (may require upgrade to the latest Firmware from Support webpage):Canon: 1Ds Mark-II, 1D Mark-II N, 1Ds, 1D-II, 1D, 30D, 20D, 10D, 300D(Digital Rebel, Kiss Digital), D30, Power Shot G1/G2/G3/G5, EOS 350D, Digital Rebel XT, EOS 5D Nikon: D200, D100, D70, D1X, D1, D2X, D50, D80 Fujifilm: S2/S3 Pro ,S9500 (RAF), S9000 Olympus: E-1, E-300, E500 Kodak: DSC Pro SLR/c, DSC Pro SLR/n, DSC Pro 14n, P850, P880 Pentax camera RAW (.PEF)istD & isdtDL. Minolta A1, A2 , A200, DiMage 7 Minolta Maxxum 5D Konica Minolta 7D (MRW). Panasonic DMC-FZ30 Contax N Digital Lecia R8/R Sony DSC-R1 Zoom, Rotate, EXIF Data and slide show with background music Audio – MP3, WMA, OGG, AAC (MPEG4-Audio), WAV and CDA Video – Motion JPEG, MPEG1, MPEG4, XviD and WMV9 Built-in Memory Card Slots Compact Flash (CF) / MicroDrive Secure Digital (SD) / MMC Memory Stick (MS) / Memory Stick Pro (MS-Pro) XD Card Adapter Additional Cards with adapter (not included): MS-Duo, MS Pro-Duo, Mini-SD, RS-MMC * Transfer speed up to 5MB/sec. from high-speed CF cards Storage 80GB to 160GB (model dependent) Video Interface NTSC or PAL Connects to TV, monitor or projector with the included video/audio cable Audio Interface Earphone (included) or third party headphones with standard 1/8″ connector Built-in Microphone for direct digital audio recording Audio Line-in recording from any AUX source Built-in Speaker 8 Ohms – 400mW Computer Interface Hi-Speed USB 2.0 (backward compatible with USB1.1) Operating Systems Windows – 98SE*/ME/2000-SP3 or above/XP Home or Professional, Vista Macintosh – OS 9.x*, OS 10.x.x (min 10.0.1) *Require installation of drivers Dimensions 5.3″x2.8″x0.9″ in. (W x H x D) Weight 10.2 ounces with battery Power Requirements Includes one 2300 mAh Lithium Ion rechargeable and replaceable battery providing up to 13 hours of music playing, up to 4 hours of video viewing or 20GB of memory cards data transfer Charge through included AC adapter or USB port Contents Wolverine ESP (battery included), user documentation and CD, AC charger, USB cable, Audio/Video cable (to connect to TV), Earphone, carrying case. Warranty One-Year limited warranty Check it here: