The Asus R2H UMPC was officially announced today, but a couple of the specs are less than expected. The device may have issues running at the default 256MB RAM with the Tablet PC OS and integrated GPS receiver. Nothing spectacular stands out on the device and UMPC fans may want to stick with the Samsung Q1 for now.
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The Nokia N93 has a unique feature that lets you extend the display to an external display. An integrated graphics chip and software allow you to use your TV as a monitor for the smartphone.
We are all becoming more and more connected and a Rutgers University study shows that employers have to watch their actions or they could be liable for the addiction.
GPS Radar allows you to use Google Earth for navigation and is optimized for the UMPC display resolution. As long as you have a data connection and can download Google Earth maps you can do some cool things with your Origami device.
HTC is known for manufacturing many of the Windows Mobile and a couple Palm devices and is now branding and selling their own devices, starting with the superb HTC TyTN Pocket PC Phone Edition. Check out the full review for all the details on this fine piece of hardware.
Changing your default DNS addresses may speed up your mobile browsing experience and is free to try. Many users have seen improvements with T-Mobile's data connection and it can't hurt to at least give it a try.
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SlingPlayer Mobile runs on both Pocket PC and Windows Mobile Smartphone devices and for a limited time you can get one of these US$29.99 products for free when you buy a Slingbox. SlingPlayer Mobile allows you to take your home TV on the road with you wherever you get a wireless data signal.
Nokia device owners no longer are required to send in their devices to a Nokia service center to have their ROM flashed. If your phone is supported make sure you follow the specific directions to successfully update your phone to the latest firmware.
The HTC Hermes is the code name for the current most exciting Windows Mobile Pocket PC Phone Edition device and rumors show that it may be coming to Cingular before the end of 2006.