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Category: Mobile Tech

Asus Aura: iPhone Clone Plus

Asus Aura: iPhone Clone Plus
This cool phone from Asus channels many of its good looks from Apple’s iPhone. The Asus Aura has a 3.9-inch touchscreen LCD, a 2 megapixel digital camera and a slim 6.9mm thick case design. The Aura does one up the iPhone in a few significant ways by offering UMTS and HSDPA (3G) high-speed connectivity, expandable storage via an SD slot and a slide-out keyboard.

The Very First Pictures of the Apple iPhone

The Very First Pictures of the Apple iPhone
I guess Apple has had their eye on the phone market for a long time… And before you call fake, you can view the original patent filing here. Can you imagine us all running around with phones shaped like these?

Pcpal: the All-in-One Presenter Mouse

Pcpal: the All-in-One Presenter Mouse
For those of us travel with our laptops for work, anything that can reduce the number of accessories you have to carry is a good thing. The PCPAL 3-in-1 Laptop Mouse aims to integrate a mouse, laser pointer and presentation remote control in a single slim device.

The Wii Laptop

The Wii Laptop
My favorite console mod-god, Ben Heck is at it again. This time, he’s helped Engadget take Nintendo’s Wii gaming console and turned it into a laptop. The portable features a 7-inch widescreen LCD monitor, and even has a built-in “sensor bar” replacement at the top of the screen.

Does Your Phone Smell?

Does Your Phone Smell?
In their never-ending quest to create solutions to a problems that don’t exist, NTT Docomo and Sony Ericsson have developed a new line of scented cell phones. Yeah, you heard that right. The SO703i Sony Bravia Aroma Phone will offer a variety of interchangeable aroma “sheets” that will keep your phone smelling fresh as the day you bought it.

Samsung Touchscreen Phones Get Tactile

Samsung Touchscreen Phones Get Tactile
One of the biggest problems with touchscreen interfaces is the lack of any sort of tactile feedback. In response to this concern, Samsung has released a touchscreen phone with Immersion’s VibeTonz haptic feedback system. The Samsung SCH-W559 phone provides users with a vibration that approximates the sensation of a key click when they interact with the phone’s touchscreen.

Nike Speed+ Watch Details Leaked

Nike Speed+ Watch Details Leaked
Apparently, Nike is getting ready to release a new digital watch that can record and upload data from their Nike+ shoe sensors without the use of an iPod. The new watch, called the Nike Speed+ appeared for just a few minutes on Nike’s European website before vanishing.

Openmoko + Fic Neo1973 : Open Source Smartphone

Openmoko + Fic Neo1973 : Open Source Smartphone
Between the iTunes DRM, a 2-year AT&T/Cingular contract commitment and a slim chance you’ll be able to write custom applications for the device, Apple’s iPhone is beginning to sound like one highly restrictive device. On the flip side, there’s the OpenMoko open source phone platform.

LG Ke850 Mobile Phone: the iPhone Junior?

LG Ke850 Mobile Phone: the iPhone Junior?
While many of us were pretty wowed by the industrial design and user interface of Apple’s forthcoming iPhone, but with a bunch of other internet-media-smartphones out there, is it really all that unique? LG would like us to think that Apple’s beauty really isn’t all that different.

Sansa Connect : Downloads Tunes Wirelessly

Sansa Connect : Downloads Tunes Wirelessly
SanDisk’s latest entry into the mobile media player market does one thing that makes it stand out from the pack… it can download tracks directly via a Wi-Fi network. The Sansa Connect will let you access popular online music services without using a PC, letting you download and stream content over a wireless connection.

Video Footage of Apple iPhone in Action

Video Footage of Apple iPhone in Action
You can’t really appreciate how impressive the Apple iPhone user interface is until you see it in action. Thankfully, CBS News has posted a close up video of an actual iPhone in action at this week’s Macworld conference: The whole motion sensor thing when you rotate the device just seems so right.

Cingular Posts iPhone Signup Page

Cingular Posts iPhone Signup Page
Cingular has now posted a page on their site where you can now sign up to be notified when and how to order your Apple iPhone. With all of the excitement about Steve Jobs’ new baby, I think there’s a good chance these things will be going for more than retail on eBay for the first few months.

Cisco Suing Apple Over iPhone Trademark

Cisco Suing Apple Over iPhone Trademark
A few weeks back I told you about Cisco/Linksys’ new line of voice over IP products being marketed under the “iPhone” brand name. Well now that Apple has announced their hot new iPhone, it looks like they never completed the process of working out a deal with Cisco to use the name.

Sansaview Pmp: Like the iPhone, Minus the Phone

Sansaview Pmp: Like the iPhone, Minus the Phone
Hot on the heels on the announcement of of Apple’s gorgeous iPhone, Sandisk has announced their own widescreen media player, the Sansa View. While the Sansa View doesn’t offer all the Smartphone capabilities of Apple’s beauty, it does offer a pretty good value for a widescreen media player.

Axiotron Modbook: Mac Tablet Computer Revealed

Axiotron Modbook: Mac Tablet Computer Revealed
At this week’s Macworld conference, Axiotron is showing off its new Mac-based tablet computer, the ModBook. The ModBook is an aftermarket hardware modification kit that transforms Apple’s MacBook portable into the world’s first Mac tablet computer.

Apple Macworld 2007: Apple Tv and iPhone Announced

Apple Macworld 2007: Apple Tv and iPhone Announced
Today is a big day for Apple enthusiasts, with speculation at an all time high for new hardware from the darlings of Silicon Valley. Rumors have been flying around for some time ranging from the iPhone, to the iTV, to new touch screen iPods, to a truly portable Mac.