Review of GPS navigator Mio C310


“The C310 utilizes a built-in 1200 mAh Li-Ion battery. As the maker claims it can keep the navigator up and running for 5 hours straight. We tested it out in our usual manner by having a walk around the city with the navigator mode on at maximum backlighting settings and with display always active. The result was, albeit a bit lower than the claimed numbers, 4 hours and 7 minutes. The battery life is not outstanding, yet do consider the fact that the lifetime you get off a single charge is vital only when walking around with the navigator, as while in car, you will always have a charger at hand. ” Read more here:

Palm Releases a Treo Online Backup solution!

” Did you know if you sync wirelessly at work, you should still synchronize with your desktop computer on a regular basis to protect data not backed up on your work server? Combine Palm backup (beta) with regular desktop synchronizations for additional protection.Requirements Treo 700P, 680, or 650 smartphone with approximately 2MB of available RAM Wireless service from AT&T, Sprint, or Verizon Wireless A wireless data plan1 from your service provider ” Check it here:

First UMPC with Linux preinstalled?

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“TabletKiosk will ship in mid-April what may be the first “UMPC” (ultra-mobile PC) available in single units with Linux pre-installed. The “eo TufTab v7112XT” is a ruggedized tablet with a 1.2GHz Via C7-M processor, 40GB harddrive, and the option of OpenSUSE 10.2 pre-installed. The TufTab is a rugged device with a frontpanel rated to IP53 standards for resistance to dust and spraying water ingress. Although fairly expensive (like most currently available UMPCs), it offers some high-end features — including a user-facing 1.3MPix CMOS camera with claimed 30fps video capture, a biometric fingerprint reader, several expansion slots, and a full gig of RAM to go with its x86-compatible processor.The device is based on a Via C7-M processor clocked at 1.2GHz, connected via a 400MHz FSB (front-side bus) to Via’s VX700, a “single-chip chipset” designed just for UMPCs. The chipset integrates Via’s 200MHz UniChrome Pro II graphics processor, which offers 2D and (with closed Linux drivers) 3D acceleration, along with MPEG-2/4 and WMV9 acceleration. With the right drivers, the platform should play back video at very low CPU usage.The TufTab comes standard with a full 1GB DDR2-400 SDRAM SODIMM, and a shock-mounted 1.8-inch 40GB UDMA133 hard drive. It has a 7-inch, sunlight-readable TFT (thin-film transistor) LCD resistive touchscreen with native resolution of 1024 x 600.I/O includes integrated 802.11b/g and Bluetooth 2.0, with expansion via SDIO-MMC, as well as a good old-fashioned 32-bit CardBus-style PCMCIA Type II slot. An optional docking cradle offers additional I/O, including a single USB 2.0 port, VGA, 10/100 Ethernet, audio I/O, and a power connector. Also available are an optional Bluetooth keyboard and USB floppy and CD-rw/DVD drives.” Read more here: