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Samsung Ultra Edition 11.8

Posted by: Ilse Jurrien Tuesday 12th, September 2006

The face of 3G handsets changes today as Samsung, building on its heritage of delivering inspirational design matched with powerful functionality, unveils a new line of 3G mobile phones. Part of Samsung’s Ultra Edition design-led range, these stylish mobiles expel the myth that 3G handsets have to be cumbersome and heavy. Launched today at the Louvre Museum in Paris, these groundbreaking mobile phones offer to maximise access to all of the benefits that 3G networks can offer, but with a look that is better than ever before. The Ultra Edition 3G mobile range has been built upon the signature inspirational design concepts that Samsung has become famous for, the stylish slider, sophisticated clamshell and classic candy bar.

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Qwest wireless camera phone

Posted by: Ilse Jurrien Monday 11th, September 2006

Qwest Communications International Inc. announced that Qwest Wireless is offering its thinnest-ever wireless phone, offering essential and innovative features and functionality in one slim handset. Beyond its slim and lightweight silhouette, measuring less than six-tenths of an inch thick and weighing just 3.4 ounces, the Katana is capable of downloading premium applications, including a global positioning application with full-color maps and turn-by-turn directions. In addition, the Katana includes a camera with digital zoom, self-timer and storage for up to 33 high-resolution photos; a large 2.2 inch color internal display; and supports Bluetooth Wireless Technology.

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Archos 604 personal media player

Posted by: Ilse Jurrien Monday 11th, September 2006

The new Archos 604 Portable Media Player (PMP) was given to the celebrity host, performers and presenters of the 2006 MTV Video Music Awards (VMAs) as part of the prestigious official gift bag. The Archos 604 is an outstandingly slim, large-screen PMP that offers the convenience of portability and features the most brilliant, award-winning screen in the industry. The Archos 604 is a decidedly premium item and exactly the type of high-trend gift for which the VMA gift bags have become known. "The Archos 604 is bringing video, audio and photos into a sleek half-inch-thick device with unmatched screen quality and exceptional capacity," said Archos, Inc. Chief Operating Officer Larry Smith.

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Samsung Ultra Edition 8.4

Posted by: Ilse Jurrien Sunday 10th, September 2006

The face of 3G handsets changes today as Samsung, building on its heritage of delivering inspirational design matched with powerful functionality, unveils a new line of 3G mobile phones. Part of Samsung’s Ultra Edition design-led range, these stylish mobiles expel the myth that 3G handsets have to be cumbersome and heavy. Launched today at the Louvre Museum in Paris, the Ultra Edition 3G range includes the world’s slimmest 3G mobile handset ever, the Ultra Edition 8.4 (Samsung Z370). This groundbreaking mobile phone offers to maximise access to all of the benefits that 3G networks can offer, but with a look that is better than ever before.

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SanDisk VMate

Posted by: Mark Peters Saturday 9th, September 2006

SanDisk VMate is a video memory card recorder, allowing users to record video from video inputs such as over-the-air television as well as cable, satellite, DVD players, personal video recorders (PVRs) like TiVo and video cassette recorders (VCRs) onto their flash memory cards. Consumers can then take their memory card from the V-Mate and insert it into their mobile phone, PDA, handheld game console like the Sony PSP (PlayStation Portable), video music player or notebook computer to play back their videos on the go.

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Philips GoGear SA9200

Posted by: Ilse Jurrien Friday 8th, September 2006

Philips is pleased to announce the birth of a baby music player - the tiny GoGear SA9200. Just 9cm long and weighing only 48g, 2GB SA9200 is able to store up to 500 MP3 or 1000 WMA music files, or up to 560 photos accessed via Philips’ unique touch-sensitive screen interface. Offering a great combination of features, functions and looks, the jewel-like SA9200 is ultra-pocketable, shockproof and beautiful to look at, thanks to its stylish black onyx-finish casing. Like its bigger brothers in the Philips GoGear family, the SA9200 features Philips’ totally unique backlit sensory touchpad for control of functions, and the acclaimed SuperScroll system for precise navigation.

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LG Chocolate White

Posted by: Ilse Jurrien Friday 8th, September 2006

LG Electronics, a worldwide technology leader in mobile communications, has launched this year’s must-have mobile phone the chic, sleek and stylish LG Chocolate in white. Having already won two European design awards (the iF Design Award and reddot Design Award for its unique styling and user interface), the LG Chocolate White phone raises the standard of how mobile phones look and feel. It is also the first handset from LG’s new ‘Black Label’ series of design-led mobile phones, aimed at users who value style as highly as they value technology. LG Electronics is the world’s first mobile phone manufacturer to create a completely separate range of exclusively designed, premium mobile products.

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Toshiba Gigabeat V media player

Posted by: Ilse Jurrien Thursday 7th, September 2006

Toshiba America Consumer Products, L.L.C., announced today the new MEV30K V Series portable media player - the latest addition to its gigabeat line. Adding to the already popular gigabeat S Series portable media players, the V Series features a larger viewing screen and extended battery life for the ultimate portable video experience. The V Series features a 3.5" (diagonally measured) TFT LCD display, a built-in speaker and utilizes Microsoft's Portable Media Center Version 2.0 software. "The new gigabeat V Series is designed for those who enjoy watching digital video on the go," said Yoshi Uchiyama, Group Vice President of Toshiba's Digital A/V Group. The new gigabeat V Series will sell for $ 399.99.

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If there is one segment of today’s consumer and business electronic devices that is changing, then it is the mobile phone. It has already changed our way of communications, the way we do business or stay in touch with our friends and family. Of course the integration of social media platforms increases the hours spend with a mobile device like today’s smartphone. And the integration of editing software for mobile imaging makes the camera in a smartphone to become a more enjoyable and interesting one. Shooting a shot, and having access to a variety of accounts like Facebook, Twitter and Flickr gives a mobile imaging photographer a worldwide platform where he can show his work of art or just his snap shots. And let us not forget the very successful online platform from Apple; the App store. A platform where developers meet the consumer and a powerful marketing and communication tool for all. The Apple store is the most successful one, others follow or are already active. Photokina 2010 will share the latest mobile imaging news with you, live from Germany!

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