I have been a T-Mobile USA customer for several years now and one of my favorite Pocket PC Phone Edition devices was the current T-Mobile MDA/HTC Wizard. I did eventually give up on the device though since the processor was just a bit too slow for handling the heavy tasks I threw at it. I just read on the Phone Scoop site that FCC documents revealed the next upgrade to the T-Mobile MDA. The HTC Herald/P4350 offers several improvements, including a nicer form factor with the casing similar to the T-Mobile Dash, 2 megapixel camera, Windows Mobile 6 operating system, BT, WiFi, and quad-band GSM/EDGE (no 3G since T-Mobile USA hasn't rolled it out yet). Specs for other HTC Herald models include an OMAP 850 201MHz processor, which is the same as in the Wizard/MDA and I hope Windows Mobile 6 helps out with the processor capability and functionality. There is no word on pricing or availability yet, but the current MDA is definitely getting long in the touch and is ready for an upgrade.
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This handy Bluetooth mouse lives and recharges in your notebook's PC Card slot when not in use. However, its performance is erratic at times and it's also somewhat expensive.
30,000 PCs have been taken home by staff as part of a tax-free benefit scheme that's meant to increase productivity, staff retention and technical literacy
No need to be PC-centric, says BT boss
Latest BT Trax mindshare figures show that, in the last month, Apple's share of total news stories read by ZDNet users in the desktop category skyrocketed from3 to over 70 percent(BT Trax constantly analyzes our IT content to determine which stories are associated with a technology or company and then tallies the number of times those stories are read by ZDNet users). The heightened buzzcan be pinpointed toApple's announcement of a low cost Mac PC last week at its MacWorld conference.
A partnership with Yahoo will let BT users make phone calls from their PC, but with no price advantage over existing UK tariffs
With the MyPal A620BT, Asus has managed to pack more features – notably Bluetooth connectivity – into the same form factor as its predecessor, while boosting the battery life.
But although there may be more choices to come, one thing you're sure to notice is that these new products are more similar than they are different, including their higher price tags (which start closer to £400 than £300).
Could this finally be a non-PC email device that works?
Fujitsu and BT offer a cheap, but not free, PC with a telephone deal. Future deals could throw such hardware in with a new bank account.
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