Esato News Archive
August 31, 2004Time services and tools to help people's flexible lifestyles,lets you know on your mobile when the next bus is due and when your washing is ready.
The New imac G5
August 31, 2004Apple has fully unveiled the new iMac G5, and it's basically a Pizza box PC that looks a lot like the new Cinema displays, except white. Available in 17- and 20-inch form, the machines will come with 1.6 and 1.8GHz G5 processors, respectively
New technology enables expressive ringtones
August 31, 2004Mobile Media Partner and Notesenses AB launch ringtone Moodies in Scandinavia and the UK
Electro Luminescent Mobilephone
August 30, 200410 times thinner than LCDs, new EL (Electro Luminescent) displays are promising to make future technology wearable.
Mitsubishi M900 2 Megapixel cameraphone
August 30, 2004Mitsubishi has introduced new GSM-handset with an integrated 2-Mpx camera, It’s a dual-band GSM 900/1800 MHz phone.
Sony Announces 3 New Point and Shoot Cameras
August 30, 2004Sony has announced their upcoming line of digital point and shoot cameras. The DSC-V3 packs a 7.2 megapixel sensor, the DSC-L1 weighs in at 4 megapixel, and the DSC-T3 with 5 megapixels.
World's first cell-phone film festival
August 30, 2004Filmmakers who who make tiny movies now have a festival. An independent studio is collecting entries of films made for the small screen - the cell phone.
Curitel reveals an innovative game phone
August 30, 2004Pantech&Curitel’s new game phone, PH-S3500 adopting innovative design is announced
Mobile Phone Throwing World Championships
August 30, 2004Finland knows what to do with Nokia Phones. They throw them. This weekend was the 5th international Mobile Phone Throwing World Championships.
Giving the Battery,a Fuel-Cell Challenge
August 28, 2004Every time engineers who develop rechargeable batteries come up with a new trick to extend the time between charges, the electronics industry introduces new features in portable gadgets that have the opposite effect.
The HTC VIVIDA
August 28, 2004This will be hitting the US market soon and comes packed with Windows Mobile 2003, camera (with what looks like a light sensor and possibly a flash) Bluetooth, IR and a standard MMC/SD slot.
Samsung Rolls out Horizontal Handset
August 27, 2004Samsung Electronics introduced the first mobile handset (SCH-V500) with swiveling screen.
NEC Develops Dual-Band Antenna
August 27, 2004NEC Develops Unified Dual-Band Antenna for Cell Phones Using 800MHz/2GHz Radio Bands
August 27, 2004Samsung is one of the few companies to make both Palm OS and Pocket PC devices. Recently, it announced a new addition to its collection of Palm OS smart phones, the SGH-i530.
New Motorola C155
August 27, 2004With a vibrant, crisp color display, rich musical ringtones, enhanced messaging and tiny price tag, the new Motorola C155 delivers the features you want at a price that you can afford.
World's First Treo 650 Pictures
August 27, 2004The first pictures of the upcoming Treo 650
New Nokia Communicator
August 26, 2004Nokia plans to launch the new Communicator early next month. The Communicator 9300 is similar to it's bigger brother, the Communicator 9500.
Another Mobile for the elderly
August 25, 2004The Secufone offers a conventional GSM mobile phone, combined with always-on GPS and easy alarm reporting. Great for grandma.
New NEC models
August 25, 2004NEC Telecommunications, a new brand in China created by NEC Corporation has plans to release three new mobile handsets, the N109, N100 and N110.
New Samsung SGH-X460
August 25, 2004Samsung mobile has released a new model with a integrated antenna
3.1 million pixel handset with tv
August 25, 2004Pantech & Curitel today releases the PH-S5000V 3.1 million pixel handset which enables customers to enjoy TV
Buy a Coke With Your Phone
August 25, 2004Coca-Cola has developed a new Cmode automatic vending machine (Cmo2) as a next-generation automatic vending machine that supports NTT DoCoMo Inc's FeliCa-enabled mobile phones.
File encryption solution for text messaging
August 25, 2004Nokia teams with Pointsec Mobile Technologies to deliver advanced security for mobile devices
Mymo, my first mobile
August 25, 2004The Mymo is a phone so simple even a four-year-old child could use it.
T-Mobile launches Sharp TM150 megapixel camera phone
August 25, 2004T-Mobile today released its first megapixel camera phone, the Sharp TM150.
New Sony Memory Stick Pro Boasts 2GB
August 25, 2004Sony has announced the roadmap for new Memory Stick storage devices, including a 2GB module that should be available in November.
Samsung to Unseat Motorola as World's No. 2 Handset Maker
August 23, 2004Samsung Electronics is expected to unseat mobile phone giant Motorola as the world’s No. 2 handset maker
Times Online photo site backs Sony Ericsson phone
August 23, 2004Times Online has launched a microsite for Sony Ericsson to promote its new cameraphone handset
Tapwave Zodiac console to launch in UK Soon
August 23, 2004Tapwave will begin selling its Zodiac Palm OS-based handheld games console in the UK "in a few months"
"Virtual Girlfriend" on your mobile
August 23, 2004Artificial Life, Inc.'s electronic love interest will appear as an animated figure on a Mobile telephone screen.
Charge your handset on the move
August 22, 2004A university research team in Korea succeeded in charging handsets with electricity generated by the movement of a walking person
Cell Phone Users Value Design Over Price
August 22, 2004Research has shown that Korean mobile phone users look for design over price when purchasing a new handset.
New Smartphone TCL E777
August 22, 2004TCL has a new smartphone e777 expected to be available in 4th quarter 2004. It is the first TCL smartphone, clamshell design, developed with Microsoft SmartPhone OS.
Samsung launches first 5.25 mega pixel digital still camera and digital camcorder in one
August 20, 2004Samsung Electronics has launched its second-generation DuoCam VP-D6050i which combines a 5.25 mega pixel digital still camera and mini-digital video, with a dedicated lens for each function.
Holographs through your Mobile
August 20, 2004Holographic technology breakthrough promises projection technology from your laptop, PDA and mobile phone
Motorola Prototype - The SmartButton
August 20, 2004SmartButton,a sleek-looking badge worn by the user which uses Bluetooth to connect to the user's mobile phone.
Sonyericsson Red Bend deal
August 20, 2004Red Bend Software Signs Global Agreement with Sony Ericsson to Embed OTA Software Update Technology in Mobile Phones.
High-End Cell Phones Ride Wave of Development
August 20, 2004"Camera phones of 5 million mega pixels will be launched by the end of this year."
Disposable digital cameras
August 20, 2004Pharmacy chain CVS Corp said it would offer the world's first disposable digital camera with a bright color viewing screen that allows consumers to instantly preview pictures.
August 20, 2004PIX is an unconventional product from an unconventional lifestyle company called Xenofreaks Inc. With PIX, Xenofreaks have hit on an idea that may change the way people interact with each other, especially those whom we don't know, but would like to.
Sony Ericsson K700i update service
August 20, 2004We have taken a couple of screenshots of something that seems to be an upgrade service for the K700.
A Computer for the world's 4 billion illiterate and poor people
August 20, 2004The PCtvt concept being developed at Carnegie Mellon University is aiming to deliver a combined PC, TV, Video and Telephone at a cost of under US$250 by 2007.
August 20, 2004It's really feature packed, what with the MPEG4, MP3, SMS messaging and up till now hush hush Nvidia 3D graphics chipset.
Mobile phones as lie detectors
August 20, 2004Fail-safe excuses like "I'm going to be late darling; I am caught in traffic," and, "Sorry, but I have to work late at the office," could soon be things of the past because of a breakthrough in telecommunications. Welcome to the era of the cellphone lie detector.
Motorola Launches Pininfarina Limited Edition Phone
August 20, 2004The Motorola Pininfarina i833 is the latest phone designed with Ferrari and Maserati in mind. This is the first phone designed from the new Motorola and Pininfarina alliance
New LG U8120
August 19, 2004UK’s first video mobile network, today announced the LG U8120, a new version of the LG Electronics U8110 video mobile that has been the summer’s best selling contract mobile phone in the UK.
Worlds Smallest Bluetooth flying robot
August 19, 2004Epson Announces a Advanced Model of the World's Lightest bluetooth controled Micro-Flying Robot
New LED brightens cameraphone flashes
August 18, 2004Lumileds Lighting has announced the availability of a reference design for rapid development of LED-based camera phone flash applications utilizing Luxeon LEDs, the world's brightest light emitting diodes
Internet Heading to Light Speed
August 18, 2004A new nanotechnology that eliminates network bottlenecks could help create a web surfers' paradise that is 100 times faster than today's internet.
Siemens Offers First Push and Talk Phone
August 18, 2004Siemens offers the first complete “Push and Talk” solution based on IMS CX70: The first “Push and Talk” capable mobile phone from Siemens
Teenager only personal computer and Mobile
August 18, 2004The first all-in-one digital command central.Customizable. Simple. Complete. Fun. It's everything you want in a computer and more.
Dopod 565 launched in Taiwan market
August 18, 2004Taiwanese Dopod International Corp,a smartphone vendor initially based in Shanghai, launched its first mobile phone on its home turf yesterday.
Motorola E398 on sale
August 18, 2004Motorola’s E398 music phone is available now on T-Mobile pay as you go. The mobile’s major selling point is its built-in MP3 and MPEG4 player and the stereo speakers that’s supposed to endow the handset with superior music playback.
The Bluetooth Dock-N-Talk
August 17, 2004The world's first truly universal bluetooth cell phone docking station and charger now supports over 250 cell phone models!
1st 3D Pool game to launch on mobile
August 17, 2004Mobile games publisher Digital Bridges and specialist developer Distinctive Developments, today announced the launch of 3D Pool, the world's first full 3D mobile pool game.
August 17, 2004A Czech site has what appears to be at first glance an updated 7610, called the 7260
Mobile Charging Station
August 17, 2004Haven't you always wished you could buy a mobile phone charge on the street like you buy a packet of crisps or a soft drink?
HP’s LG-based rw6100 Smartphone
August 16, 2004We have this rumour resurfacing about a iPAQ Pocket PC which would be named the H6700 series.
Is This What the New IMac Will Look Like?
August 16, 2004This is pure speculation, of course, based on a somewhat-believable report in ThinkSecret that the new iMac will be an all-in-one design.
New Cell Phone technology Melds 3D Video and Data
August 16, 2004Augmented reality systems combine digital information with real-world objects.
Samsung E-700 Handset to Reach 10 Million Sales
August 15, 2004Samsung’s popular mobile phone handset E-700 is expected to become a giant 10 million seller this month.
Zeosoft turns P900 into servers
August 13, 2004Zeosoft announced the availability of ZeoSphere XR 2.1 for Sony Ericsson P900. The wireless platform allows P900 users to connect securely to other smartphones or mobile devices.
Seeing Phone Conversations
August 13, 2004Given that we’re visual creatures, it’s surprising how much of the day we spend immersed in an audio-only medium: the telephone. But at the MIT Media Lab, researchers have built a device that bridges that gap.
T-Mobile targets celebs with new phones - for free
August 13, 2004T-Mobile wants to make sure Paris Hilton, Nicole, Lindsay and other luminaries in young Hollywood are seen with the Sidekick II in the months before it's released
August 13, 2004Apple has filed for a European design trademark which may provide a tantalising glimpse of the company's long-awaited tablet computer.
Siemens Alcohol Testing Mobile Phone
August 13, 2004Siemens is supposedly working on a mobile phone with a gas sensor built-in,This sensor could be used for dedecting the alcohol concentration in the users blood via breath analytics.
Fuel-Cell-Powered Mobile Phones for Terrestrial Digital TV
August 13, 2004Japanese mobile phone manufacturers to develop a fuel-cell-powered mobile phone equipped with functions for receiving terrestrial digital TV broadcasting.
C4 Technology Simplifies Website Access via Camera Phone
August 13, 2004C4 Technology has developed a new system to provide easy website access to camera phone users
New Philips 655
August 13, 2004The new philips 655 flip phone,open the flip at 180 degree which is not a normal design.
eBay UK goes mobile
August 12, 2004eBay UK has launched a service designed to make auctions accessible to mobile phones subscribers.
Sterilization of phones
August 12, 2004KTF customers have their mobile phones sterilized by ultra violet light while enjoying ice cream at the Drama House in Myongdong
UK scientists roll out Wi-Fi proof wallpaper
August 12, 2004British boffins have developed wallpaper that blocks Wi-Fi traffic but still allows other wireless transmissions to pass through in a bid to prevent unauthorised access to sensitive data via the WLAN.
Openwave SG321i first European i-mode phone
August 12, 2004SAGEM,to deliver the SG321i, one of the first i-mode compliant phones to be produced by a European manufacturer
Cameraphones that identify owners fingerprint
August 11, 2004A woman shows off two sets of LG camera phones that function only after identifying the fingerprints of their owners
Sony to Use PlayStation 2 Chip in Flat-Panel TVs
August 11, 2004In an effort to catch up to Sharp Corp and other firms in the flat-panel television market, Sony Corp plans to install its high-performance game console chips in the flat-panel TVs that it is slated to release this fall.
Sony hints at return to PDA biz..minus Palm
August 10, 2004Sony may be contemplating a return to the European and US PDA markets, with Symbian and Windows Mobile lined up as potential operating systems, according to unnamed company executives.
Nokia Digital Music Platform
August 10, 2004Nokia Chooses Loudeye to Develop a Next-Generation Wireless Digital Music Platform
Fun With Videophones : The Hookup
August 09, 2004Multiverse presents “Fun with Videophones: The Hookup” a live, interactive reality spectacle using (or perhaps mis-using) the marvels of videophone technology.
Stelios preps launch of easyMobile
August 09, 2004Stelios Haji-Ioannou - the man behind no frills airline easyJet and the easyInternet cybercafe chain - looks set to announce details of his new discount mobile phone business.
First Amorphous 2.6-inch VGA LCD Panel
August 09, 2004Samsung Develops the World's First Amorphous Silicon ''a-Si'' 2.6-inch VGA LCD Panel
Mitsubishi Develops Mobile 3D Graphics Solution
August 07, 20043D gaming and cellular phones have remained separate for some time now,thats about to all change.
Olympic Gold Phones
August 07, 2004“Olympic Gold Phones,” which were released as limited editions for the 2004 Athens Olympics Games by Samsung Electronics, is gaining great popularity in local Internet auctions.
August 06, 2004A group of hackers called Flexilis showed up at the recent Defcon event with a Bluetooth-cracking gun they invented called the BlueSniper.
Video virals go mobile with 'viewtooth'
August 05, 2004Forbidden Technologies has launched a new video viral marketing solution for mobile phones. The service, called 'FORmobile', enables video marketing campaigns to be passed between the mobile phones via wireless bluetooth connections for free.
Soon, mobiles to run on your body's energy
August 05, 2004You may not need to rely on batteries to charge up your MP3s and mobile phones for soon your body may become the energy source for all these gadgets.
New mobile concept designs
August 04, 2004Kddi of japan are showing off some of there new mobilephone concepts.
Embedding A Mobile Phone In Your Ear
August 04, 2004If you thought people walking down the street talking into their bluetooth headsets looked odd enough, just wait until mobile phones are completely embedded in your ear.
New Samsung SGH-E600C
August 03, 2004SAMSUNG launched the petite SGH-E600C, a tri-band camera phone that is targeted at women.
Fingerprint Recognition Phone
August 03, 2004This will be europe's first fingerprint recognition handset which also has a 1.3 megapixel camera.
Black Sony Ericsson S700
August 03, 2004Here's the picture of a black S700 that appeared in an official SE developers newsletter and in the SE developers website.
Epson Develops World's Smallest Gyro-Sensor
August 03, 2004This sensor can be used in compact camera-phones to offer high-performance motion correction and stability.
Sony Ericsson A1402S II
August 03, 2004Sony Ericsson has a new phone for Japan's au cellular service, dubbed the A1402S II.
Casio developes worlds first transparant ceramic lens
August 02, 2004This breakthrough will make it possible to create zoom lenses for cameras with greatly reduced profiles.
Linux smartphone ready for US launch
August 02, 2004A new Linux smartphone will soon be available to US market,the original e2800 launched in China in August, 2003, and did very well in several Asian markets, including Hong Kong,and the phone won several media awards.
Fujitsu wi-fi Multipad
August 02, 2004Fujitsu has a new "Wi-Fi PDA for Professionals" called the Multipad
Strobes for Phone Cams
August 02, 2004Look for strobe flash in your cell phone's camera soon
Siemens reveals the SK65
August 02, 2004The SK65 is designed At the forefront of innovative design, the SK65 incorporates a unique, x2type (cross-to-type) full-sized keyboard which is revealed by turning the phone and that can be folded away discreetly when no longer needed.
New Surround Sound System by the "father of MP3"
August 02, 2004A new spatial, immersive sound system called IOSONO, which creates an unparalleled listening experience, has been previewed by Prof. Dr. Karlheinz Brandenburg, the often called "father of MP3".
Sagem MyX-8 Windows Smartphone?
August 02, 2004Preliminary information has surfaced on sagem's next new smartphone the 1.2 Megapixel MYX-8
New World Record for Bluetooth Link
August 01, 2004The People at Wi-Fi Toys managed to transfer a few pics via bluetooth over a distance of 1 kilometer!The test was conducted using a regular Sony Ericsson T610.