Esato News Archive
New Motorola C975 and V975
July 31, 2004Motorola announces two new triband handsets,C975 and the V975 clamshell.
New Chip to battle background noise
July 31, 2004New Computer Chip Poised to Combat Cell Phone Background Noise
Apple Motorola ‘iPhone’ deal
July 31, 2004Apple and Motorola jointly announced this week that they will work together on an iPod-style player for Motorola music phones, due next year.
These images STINK. Really.
July 31, 2004You go to these cafes, look at an image on the computer screens there, and SNIFF.
Hitachi and Seagate Developing Hard Drives for Phones
July 31, 2004Hoya Corp of Japan said that the two major hard disc drive (HDD) manufacturers are developing one-inch HDDs for mobile phones.
Toshiba's iPod competitor in 2005
July 30, 2004Thanks to their record setting 0.85 inch hard drive, Toshiba should claim a new title in 2005 with their new portable audio player - "world's smallest iPod competitor."
Mobilephone Interactive Wallpaper
July 30, 2004See messages and images displayed on the wall. You can read your email on the wall, for example, or view pictures taken with your mobile phone camera.
Check Tire Pressure with Bluetooth
July 30, 2004Nokian Tires has developed the RoadSnoop tire that utilizes Bluetooth for "tire diagnostics".
SAGEM launches the myS-7 Smartphone
July 30, 2004Sagem has introduced a new smartphone powered by Windows Mobile 2003 for Smartphone – it’s Sagem myS-7. The novelty represents a tri-band GSM (900/1800/1900 MHz)
SMS Message-spraying bike
July 29, 2004Got something to say? With this SMS-printing bike, anyone can leave a message.
Motorola's new A780 smartphone
July 28, 2004New Handset Combines PDA Functionality with Advanced Multi-Media Capabilities in Sophisticated Phone-First Design
First Raku Raku Handset
July 28, 2004NTT DoCoMo, Inc.unveiled today a new 3G Raku Raku handset.
Nintendo DS - final hardware design revealed
July 28, 2004Nintendo has unveiled a new look for the Nintendo DS handheld console and confirmed the final product name, with the console is still on track for release in North America and Japan late this year, and Europe in Q1 2005.
New Cell Phone Lets Parents Track Kids
July 28, 2004Parents in South Korea will now be able to track their children by using a device in a new mobile phone that has been designed for kids.
LG F7100 Mecca phone
July 28, 2004LG Electronics has launched Mecca indicator mobile handset, the F7100 Qiblah phone.
Introducing the Motorola RAZR V3
July 27, 2004Motorola today marked an industry first with the unveiling of the Motorola RAZR V3 an ultra-slim, metal-clad flip phone sporting fantastically good looks along with full-featured functionality.
Cell phone for 86 cents?
July 26, 2004A cellphone is selling on the South Korean market for 86 cents (Won 1,000), (if the currency conversion is correct).
HP Announces New Line of iPAQs
July 26, 2004HP announced a series of new models in its successful iPAQ line of Pocket PC devices.Including new smartphone.
nVidia graphics for Samsung cameraphones
July 26, 2004Samsung plans to use nVidia's GeForce 2100 mobile chip in its forthcoming SCH-M500 picture phones.
A mobile phone peripheral that makes you feel good
July 24, 2004Seoul-based DreamFree has developed a digital technology that permits the control of brainwave frequency patterns to intentionally induce altered states of awareness.Available as a plug-in accessory for PDAs and Smartphones
New Surveillance System Monitored by Mobile Phone
July 24, 2004Users can control up to 10,000 cameras with the phone. If an unauthorized person enters a secure area, the system calls your phone and sends you a picture of the intruder.
BT develops 'face-to-face' technology for mobile video
July 23, 2004BT has developed a mobile video face-centring technology that not only guarantees a high-resolution image, but also keeps faces firmly in the picture.
Personal Locator Beacon Phone(PLBP)
July 22, 2004PLBP TM is the ultimate in Exectutive Protection & Hostage Location hardware: a combination analog cellphone and GPS receiver.
Mio launches MS smartphone in UK
July 22, 2004Newly formed Mitac subsidiary Mio Technologies launched its first smart phone in the UK last night, but its not yet clear when or how buyers will be able to get their hands on the handset.
Jacketphone's Concept Wristphone
July 22, 2004For a mobile show in japan jacketphone introduced this interesting new concept wristphone.
Kddi's New Bluetooth pen
July 22, 2004A pen with an internal Bluetooth function, jointly developed with Anoto of Sweden.
Ntt DoCoMo UbiButton
July 22, 2004Ntt DoCoMo have introduced a product called the "UbiButton". It is attached to the wrist much like a wristwatch, and by only snapping the fingers,and it could be used to turn on and off a light.and other future mobile applications.
July 22, 2004Motorola today announced that the V810 will start shipping from US Cellular this September for the north american market.
Sneak preview of next-gen Korean 2 megapixel Smartphone
July 22, 2004WindowsForDevices has received exclusive advance information on a new dual-mode Smartphone to be introduced initially in the Korean market this fall.
Sony DSC-P150 CyberShot 7.2 Megapixels
July 22, 2004Sony Cyber-shot cameras hit the 7 megapixel mark, the DSC-P150 is the world’s first compact point-and-shoot digital camera offering near-professional-quality photos in compact design.
Third smart-card handset for i-mode FeliCa service
July 22, 2004NTT DoCoMo announced that they will market the mova SO506iC, which is the third smart-card handset that is compatible with i-mode FeliCa service for mobile wallet applications.
Peptran Route planner
July 21, 2004PEPTRAN is able to plan the best possible journey between two points, using a combination of driving, walking and public transport services via your smartphone or pda.
Philips introduces the 650
July 21, 2004Philips has announced the new 650 tri-band (GSM900/1800/1900) clamshell phone offering up to 8.5 hours of talk time and up to 1 month of standby time.
Neonode smart phone to ship minus key features
July 20, 2004Neonode promised today to offer N1 on a first come, first served basis
Cell Phone that Won't Work Without Owner
July 19, 2004A security-oriented venture firm called SuperWave has invented a phone that won't work unless the phone's owner is nearby.
Apple Introduces 4th Gen iPod
July 19, 2004Apple today introduced the new iPod, the fourth generation of the world’s number one portable digital music player.
Pantech&Curitel’s 3.1 Megapixel TV camera phone
July 19, 2004Pantech&Curitel releases PH-S5000V and PH-K1000V, 3.1-megapixel camera phones equipped with an external TV receiver and a mechanical shutter.
LG's 3.24 Megapixel camera phone
July 19, 2004LG Electronics,provides SK Telecom and KTF with 3.24-megapixel camera phones with CCD module, LG-SD350 and LG-KP3500
Terrestrial digital browser software for cell phones
July 17, 2004SEC and KDDI Research Labs announced the development of a "TV application" and BML browser for cellular phones that can receive terrestrial digital broadcasts.
Mio 8390 smartphone comes to UK
July 17, 2004Mitac is to bring its mini Mio 8390 smartphone to the UK.
New Siemens A65 mobile
July 17, 2004Siemens mobile introduces the easy to operate A65, with large simple-to-use 4-way navigation key, a 4K color screen and optional clip-on camera with flash
Sony Ericsson extends handsfree possibilities
July 15, 2004Sony Ericsson extends handsfree possibilities with new Bluetooth™ headsets in the Akono™ range and an innovative Desk Speaker Stand
Sony Ericsson introduces the K500
July 15, 2004K500 as it has the design, graphics capabilities and superb viewing clarity to make it ideal for gaming.
Sony Ericsson extends EDGE-offering with two new camera phones
July 15, 2004Megapixel camera phone S710a for Americas and clamshell Z500i for Europe and Asia.
Sony Ericsson announces the P910
July 15, 2004Sony Ericsson announces the P910 smartphone- Widest choice of input methods, added memory and ideal e-mail platform make the new P910 a must for mobile business professionals
Mitsubishi Electric Develops Thinnest 2M-pixel CCD Camera Module
July 15, 2004Mitsubishi Electric Corp announced that it has developed a 2-megapixel CCD camera module, called CM041, measuring a mere 7.42mm wide, which it claims is the industry's thinnest.
New Sony PSP Close-up Photos
July 15, 2004New hi-res close-up photos of the new Sony PSP.
July 15, 2004The Sanyo V401SA has an FM radio, which can also receive the audio broadcasts from certain Japanese television stations.
New Wireless data Sony memorysticks
July 14, 2004Researchers from Sony Computer Science Laboratories have devised a removable media that acts as a virtual wire and as a shared memory card.
DoCoMo's WiFi cellphone announced
July 14, 2004DoCoMo has announced the much-rumoured N900iL, its first attempt at a cellphone with wireless LAN included.
Kyocera's new 1.31 Megapixel W21K
July 13, 2004Kyocera's "W21K" is a 1X WIN phone that features menu customization functions and the ability to choose clocks from well-known designers.
Sanyo's new 2 Megapixel CCD camphone
July 13, 2004The "W21SA" is a CDMA 1X WIN phone of Sanyo make that can use its dual axis hinge design to expose the main screen to users while closed. It also supports the newly introduced Flash and high volume (600KB) BREW Appli
SonyEricsson new 1.3Megapixel W21S
July 13, 2004Sony Ericsson Mobile Communications presents the "W21S," a 1X WIN supporting phone that features a 1.3MP camera and an infrared port. It also supports the newly introduced Flash and high capacity BREW Appli.
Use japanese handsets on GSM/CDMA networks
July 13, 2004Ever dream of using japanese cellphones in your country while it is available only in Japan?
Wrist Phone Concept
July 13, 2004Swedish Thinking Materials has been working on a wristphone prototype.
Samsung Introduces 3 Million Pixel Resolution Camera Phone
July 12, 2004A 3 million pixel camera phone with digital camera level resolution has been introduced on the Korean market.
Sony Ericsson Layla Pics
July 11, 2004New P910 legit looking pics show up.
Sharp to offer Symbian OS phones next year, internationally
July 09, 2004Sharp held a press event on the 8th regarding the plans on investing in cellular phones that feature the Symbian OS next year.
The VitaPhone Mobi-Click
July 09, 2004The cellphone with just three buttons
Sharps new 2 Megapixel with Optical Zoom
July 09, 2004Vodafone KK of Japan finally announced the new PDC handset V602SH, produced by Sharp Corp, which features a camera with an optical zoom function.
America's first one-megapixel camera phone. The PM-8920
July 09, 2004Sprint today announces the availability of America's first one-megapixel camera phone. The PM-8920 is manufactured by Audiovox You are able to switch to macro mode to take macro shot with the camera.
DVX-POD 7010. portable Video Player
July 09, 2004The First 7-inch portable video player in the World.
Gameboy Advance video phone
July 09, 2004Digital Act Corporation will release the "Campho Advance" that allows the Game Boy Advance to be used as a complete video phone system.
Track Luggage With Bluetooth
July 08, 2004Bluebird signals your cell phone when your luggage is nearby. There is no need to fight the crowd at the carousel. Have a seat on a nearby bench and read your magazine instead.
Sony Ericsson Raises Stake in Symbian
July 07, 2004Sony Ericsson is moving to increase its influence in the Symbian wireless joint venture by raising its stake by 1.5 percentage points to 13.1 percent.
NTT DoCoMo e-Wallet P506iC Handset
July 07, 2004NTT DoCoMo has announced that they will launch the i-mode FeliCa Service for mobile wallet applications and market the company's first i-mode smart-card handset, the mova P506iC.
NEC Develops Software To Detect 'Counterfeit' Batteries
July 07, 2004NEC Electronics' Software for Microcontrollers Verifies Authenticity of Mobile Phone and Digital Still Camera Batteries
LG launches VX7000 camera phone
July 07, 2004LG Mobile Phones has launched yet another camera phone in the US market, this time the rotating-camera-sporting, flash-taking VX7000.
Bluetooth hits 3Mbps
July 07, 2004Ready, for a data rate of up to 3Mbps - three times faster than conventional Bluetooth.
TCL Mobile prepping three megapixel cameraphone
July 06, 2004The Chinese handset vendor TCL Mobile Communication is planning to sell a three megapixel camera phone by the end of the year.
Fujitsu unveils Wi-Fi PDA
July 06, 2004Fujitsu today launched its latest Japanese Pocket Loox PDA, the v70, a machine which is likely to herald the arrival of the much-anticipated Pocket Loox 700 in the West.
July 06, 2004In a bid to develop a new prototype for communicating clothing. France Telecom develops an integrated flexible screen to display animated graphics on the wearer.
Nokia 610 Car Kit Phone receive's award
July 06, 2004Nokia 610 Car Kit Phone received the award in the category "high design quality/communications" in the red dot award: product design 2004. The red dot design award is Germany's biggest design competition.
Fujitsu Labs Develops new mobile Technology
July 04, 2004Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd announced a new technology to "invisibly" embed data in a printed color image.
Motorola Wi-Fi Phone
July 03, 2004Motorola CN620, the first phone capable of operating on both mobile and Wi-Fi networks.
Samsung unveils a 3D Game Phone
July 03, 2004The game phone (SCH-V450) allows users to get a full and enjoyable mobile gaming experience as the games are in three dimensions and can be heard through dual speakers.
Wireless Power Booster
July 02, 2004Battery-hogging, static-ridden cell phones and other wireless devices could soon be a thing of the past.
July 02, 2004Fingerprint-Security Mouse Goes On Sale This Month
July 01, 2004Bluetake has announced the i-PHONO, an iPod-compatible Bluetooth wireless stereo headset.
Orange 3G launched
July 01, 2004Ok, so here's the bit you wanna know. Any handsets on this new Orange 3G service ?? No, not yet - the handset range will be launched later in the year, with SonyEricsson and LG announced as its first 3G handset vendors. At the moment it's data cards only, but it's a giant leap forward for mobile workers.
Pantech Introduces the two megapixel camera phone
July 01, 2004South Korean manufacturer Pantech & Curitel today (July 1) is introducing the S4 two megapixel camera phone.
Motorola A630 officially announced
July 01, 2004Motorola today introduced the Motorola A630 at an exclusive party in New York City.
Presentation of new Sonyericsson phones in July
July 01, 2004A press representative of Sony Ericsson Spain has confirmed that a presentation of new models is being prepared for July.
BrailleNote PDA for the Blind
July 01, 2004Pulse Data International just unveiled the smallest PDA for the blind. The BrailleNote PK pocket sized PDA supports Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connectivity and can sync with Microsoft Office and Outlook, or play MP3, Windows Media, Wave, AIF and other audio files.
Holograms Enable Pocket Projectors
July 01, 2004Researchers from Cambridge and Light Blue Optics, Ltd. have developed a prototype pocket-sized, battery-powered video projector.This is one step closer to starwars hologram technology.And can be easily be fitted into future mobiles phones and pda's.
Three is set to deliver the LG U8120.
July 01, 2004Already on sale to Three’s subscribers in europe in hong kong the U8120 keeps its predecessor tiny for a 3G phones clamshell styling, and mirrors almost all its features POP3 e-mail, 65k colour screen, VGA camera etc. The key difference is that the upgraded model has much more storage, thereby addressing the weak point of the U8110.