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Fujitsu Launches Secure Slate PC for Business Class. The STYLISTIC Q550

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The STYLISTIC Q550 delivers low power and performance with the upcoming Intel Atom processor, codenamed 'Oak Trail.
The STYLISTIC Q550 is distinguished by elements such as full work day battery runtime and a brilliant anti-glare 10.1-inch screen that allows for use both indoors and outdoors. Seamless connectivity comes through the inclusion of WLAN, Bluetooth and optional mobile broadband 3G/UMTS, enabling collaboration such as the sharing of documents while on the move.
The STYLISTIC Q550 runs on Microsoft Windows® 7 and is compatible with Windows®' multi-touch capabilities. Users can control applications and input text by touching the screen simply with just a touch of their fingers or by the attached stylus.
The STYLISTIC Q550 can connect to IEEE 802.11n/a/g-compatible wireless LANs and wireless WANs, thereby enabling high-speed network communications.
There’s no U.S. pricing (or availability information) for the Stylistic Q550 y…

UK: HTC Desire new Top Smartphone. Iphone 4 no longer on the top list?

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Apple's iPhone is no longer one of the top six most popular mobile phones in the U.K., according to uSwitch
According to the comparison site's Mobile Tracker, which ranks the nation's favorite handsets based on live searches and sales, the HTC Desire in the UK's favorite smartphone, closely followed by the HTC Desire HD and the HTC Wildfire.


The Blackberry Curve 8520 is in fourth place, while Samsung´s galaxy S takes the final position in the UK's top five favorite handsets. Meanwhile, Apple's iPhone 4 is no longer on the list, the iPad wi-fi 3G version took his place.


"Android phones have well and truly pipped Apple to the post. But, with just a couple of months until Apple is expected to give details of its next offering, it's almost a dead cert that they will soon lead the way again in the race for smartphone dominance," Ernest Doku, technology expert at uSwitch.com.


"With over 800,000 deals curr…

China Unicom announces six vendors for Wophone OS-based devices

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China Unicom has announced six vendors which will offer devices based on its new Wophone operating system.
The vendors are Samsung, HTC, Motorola Mobility, Huawei, ZTE and TCL. The operator said the launch of the devices is imminent but did not provide any more detail, according to Dow Jones Newswires.
The operator said at the GSMA Mobile Asia Congress last November it would launch handsets based on its own OS (then known as Uphone rather than Wophone) by the end of 2010, as reported by Mobile Business Briefing. Clearly the operator’s plans for Wophone are running behind schedule, judging from the timing of the current announcement on vendors.
Few specific details about the Wophone OS are available from China Unicom, although it is known to be Linux-based but not Android, the operator has stipulated. Larger rival China Mobile developed its own OS prior to China Unicom, the similar-sounding Ophone, which is a variation on Android. China Un…

CeBit 2011: Wondershare Software Displays Entire Software Portfolio.

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Dealers, Distributors, and Industry Professionals are Invited to Visit the Wondershare Booth to Explore Resale Opportunities with Wondershare Consumer & Business Software Applications
Wondershare Software Co., Ltd., from SHENZHEN, China, a world-class software developer of Windows® and Macintosh® multimedia and business utility applications today announced that it will present its entire product lineup at the annual CeBIT 2011 fair in Hanover Germany and welcomes the general public, as well as industry professionals to stop by the Wondershare booth to see a demonstration of the latest Wondershare applications.
Wondershare has received considerable reputation in recent years for developing highly refined software applications that serve both the Windows and Macintosh platforms, as well as delivering applications for both the consumer and business market segments. Some of Wondershare's most popular titles include:Video Converter Ulti…

Apple loves Android´s “dot” gesture lock screen feature.

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Apple has been working on a new gesture-based lock screen for iOS devices that works similarly to Android’s “dots” lock screen feature. The user sets up a pattern and needs to input that same pattern in, instead of a password or a four number code. Apple has already deployed this new lock screen internally for use in the employee ‘Apple Connect’ application for iOS devices.There is no word on whether or not this new lock screen will make its way to iOS devices for users. We were told, though, that Apple will be pushing this lock screen down to some of their internal applications in the future. For example the applications retail-store employees use.Apple is even planning on bringing this down to theirnew mobile payment system business, on the EasyPay machines. The lock screen looks just like Android’s lock screen, which Google probably has patents on, so this might never see the fingers of consumers. Three more screenshots of the system …

CeBIT 2011: MiTAC shows new Android tablets.

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Germany with Taiwan's MiTAC first off the starting line with four new tablets heading for the show. Hoping to capitalize on the success of last year's award-winning Valinor media tablet, the company has announced a couple of media tablets, a rugged model and one featuring two GPS receivers.


While it's doubtful that the two Valar media tablets about to get a showing in Germany will have quite the same impact on the world as their Ainur namesakes, you will at least be able to watch movies like the Lord of the Rings trilogy in full 1080p high definition on the displays themselves or on a big screen TV via HDMI-out.


They benefit from a 1GHz Cortex processor, Android 2.3 with MiTAC overlay, a front-facing 1.3 megapixel webcam and a 5-megapixel camera with flash at the rear. The Valar 7, as you might expect, features a 7-inch touchscreen display while the Valar 10 has a 10-inch high definition widescreen display. Both units come with…

CeBIT 2011: TazTag to Unveil the 1st NFC ANDROID Tablet -Hall 9 Stand B09

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TazTag, the French expert in contactless technologies, confirms its intention to supply the market with a complete range of NFC products and will introduce its latest product, the TazPad, an NFC ANDROID tablet, at CeBIT 2011.


The only product of its kind on the market
TazTag will unveil its new product, the TazPad, the first NFC ANDROID tablet on the market at the CeBIT. The TazPad is equipped with a 7-inch color screen that has multitouch capacity as well as a full HD and HDMI output that connects via WiFi, Bluetooth, NFC and ZigBee (as do all TazTag products). Other available TazPad functions include a camera, a GPS device, and an accelerometer.


As part of its secure hardware and software architecture, this product, which is unique on the market, also features a biometric authentication option. The tablet works with Android, thus appealing to the largest mobile applications developer community.


A product highly anticipated by professionals

CeBIT2011: Hanvon will exhibit e-book readers, graphics tablet and display, tablet PC

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Hanvon Technology Co., Ltd., the world's leading e-reader manufacturer and also the world's leading handwriting recognition, OCR and biometric identification technology supplier and a new-generation consumer electronics pilot, will bring its full-line products to attend CeBIT2011 in Hanover, Germany (Hanvon booth No. A11-20-1/Hall 17). 
Its major product lines, including e-book readers, graphics tablet and display, tablet PC, will be exhibited on this fair, hoping to make use of the world's top ICT fair to introduce Hanvon's technologies and products into the international market once again and also to create more opportunities for the global ICT industry to contact and know Hanvon and to display Hanvon's determination to march into the global digital reading market.
Hanvon has its own R&D team and manufacturing plants. It not only has complete control over its core technologies but also can fully master the manufac…

Magic W3 a mini-PC with phone capabilities but not a smartphone

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The Magic W3 microcomputer runs a Magic Telephony Touch User Interface to cater for user voice and texting needs over a suitable quad-band GSM network.
The Magic W3's primary function is as a handheld computer that also happens to have telephone functionality. What's the difference? The Atom-powered W3 runs on a full version of Windows 7 Home Premium for multi-tasking productivity and includes 32GB of onboard solid state storage.
In addition to the Windows 7 OS, the Magic W3 microcomputer runs a Magic Telephony Touch User Interface to cater for user voice and texting needs over a suitable quad-band GSM network. An Intel Atom Z530 processor running at 1.6 GHz provides the computing power, with support from 1GB DDR2 RAM. The 4.8-inch touchscreen display is capable of 720p high definition playback and there's a 1.3 megapixel webcam for video conferencing or web chat.
The device also benefits from 3G, Bluetooth and 802.11b/g wireles…