I met with Jason Krikorian (VP, Business Development) and Brian Jaquet (Director, Public Relations) of Sling Media to chat about the past, present, and future of the Slingbox. They are happy with the sales of the Slingbox and are expanding into various areas of the world, including a recent announcement in Hong Kong.
The Mobile Gadgeteer
Professionals are doing more today on the go than ever before. Matthew Miller provides you with news, commentary and in-depth reviews of the latest in mobile gadgetry such as iPads, Android tablets, cutting edge smartphones, portable gaming,
Matthew Miller started using a Pilot 1000 in 1997 and has been writing news, reviews, and opinion pieces ever since.
New UMPC models are rolling into the hands of Tablet PC enthusiasts, including the Samsung Q1 SSD with unique 32GB drive and the latest models from TabletKiosk. Check out how fast the solid state drive can make a UMPC, even with a Celeron processor.
Where is Nokia's RAZR or Chocolate competitor? These devices have had success due to their slim, sexy design and the naming scheme helps embed the brand into consumers. Nokia is now going to start using some names in their new releases as well and admit they need to come up with a slim phone too.
HTC continues to market their Windows Mobile products and is making 4 new devices available in September and October, starting in Europe. These devices have some very cool features, including integrated GPS with TomTom and a QWERTY keyboard on a slim Smartphone.
The rumors were spot on in predicting this latest device from RIM. T-Mobile may not have the latest and greatest Windows Mobile devices, but they do seem to be the first to get the newest RIM BlackBerry devices. This slim model looks great and I can't wait to try one in person.
This is the year of the QWERTY mobile phone device and we see yet another competitor to the BlackBerry revealed at IFA in Berlin this week. The Samsung i600 stands out in the Windows Mobile segment with 3G and integrated WiFi radio support and we may even see it in the U.S. before the end of 2006.
Did you get the free cell phone your carrier provided with new service and are you satisfied with it? Or do you seek to find a mobile phone that matches your personality and style? Michael Mace put together a great editorial on the differences between U.S. and European mobile phone users.
The HTC Excalibur Windows Mobile 5 Smartphone is rumored to be coming to T-Mobile USA. O2 is releasing the device as the O2 Cosmo so we know it is available for carriers and think T-Mobile would be a perfect fit for a Smartphone with integrated WiFi.
There are some details on a new HP Pocket PC device that has a completely unique form factor and design. However, there are no specs on the storage capacity which is important for something that is marketed as a video player and why is the display so dang small?
California legislation to ban the use of cell phones without a hands-free system is getting closer and closer to being law after passage in the Assembly. The Senate must now approve it and then Governor Schwarzenegger must sign it to become law in 2008.