The iPod Touch, despite its immense popularity, has always been a sort of little brother to the iPhone. It's the almost-iPhone, the crippled iPhone, the gadget that follows in the iPhone's footsteps. That's due in large part to its lack of a mobile wireless antenna--without 3G, it can never replace a smartphone. Sprint's new ZTE Peel case changes that, and makes the iPod Touch into a very curious and very cool connected device.
The phone of the hour (well, at least until Apple unveils the next iPhone on Monday) is Sprint's HTC Evo 4G, and it goes on sale today. We've been using a review unit for the past week, and here are our impressions.
What happens when a mobile phone company makes a netbook? You get a "mini-laptop" that's connected to the brink. (The epically failed Palm Foleo notwithstanding, of course.)
Nokia's Booklet 3G has (duh) 3G HSPA connectivity, a SIM card slot, and WiFi. Its super-thin 0.8-inch-thick, aluminum-encased body houses an Intel Atom processor, an HDMI-out port, and an SD card reader.
A report suggests an Italian telecom company will be selling unlocked iPhones, without the mandatory service plan
By Gregory Mone
Posted 04.22.2008 at 11:41 am 1 Comment
Italians have better coffee, better food, shorter workdays. And now their iPhones are going to be cooler than ours, too? That's unfair. But according to La Repubblica, a daily newspaper in Rome, Telecom Italia has signed a non-exclusive deal to distribute a new, 3G-compatible iPhone. It will be unlocked, and won't come with a two-year contract.
Speedier networks will soon stream TV-quality video to your cell. Here's how you'll view it
By Michael Myser
Posted 01.12.2006 at 3:00 am 0 Comments
Up to 20 frames per second (fps)-4 fps slower than full-motion video.
Up to 30
2.5Gâ€3G Networks Boasting speeds of up to 2.4 megabits per second (almost cable-modem speed), these networks allow cellphones like the Treo 650 to tune in to TV stations or stream programming on demand.
Five amazing, clean technologies that will set us free, in this month's energy-focused issue. Also: how to build a better bomb detector, the robotic toys that are raising your children, a human catapult, the world's smallest arcade, and much more.