CES 2008 @ Las Vegas

CES 2008 News

Trimble goes BlackBerry

During the CES, Trimble has announced that three of their GPS apps — AllSport GPS, Geocache Navigator and Trimble Outdoors — are now available for CDMA-based GPS-equipped BlackBerry smartphones. The three applications allow select BlackBerry device owners to use their smartphones as they participate in outdoor activities such as hiking, backpacking, fishing, biking, running, walking,…

Motorola scores multiple awards at CES

Samsung may lead the pack with the number of awards won at this year’s CES, but Motorola’s products also scored few points. Among all MOTO products, it’s the ROKR E8 phone which shined the most, receiving four awards – including the prestigious CNET People’s Voice Award. Other Moto’s awarded products include, MOTOROKR S9 and Motorola…

ASUS, iRiver to sell Unlocked smartphones in U.S.

I’m not sure how we’ve missed this, but during the CES – ASUS and iRiver announced they’ll start selling their smartphones unlocked in the U.S. The idea is to, at least initially, try to grab a small piece of the market using the existing PC sales channels and later who knows — if people get…

Samsung announces BS300, BS900 Bluetooth speakers

Aside from showcasing its latest mobile phones, Samsung also announced two Bluetooth speakers. Let’s briefly introduce both of them: Thanks to the built-in “Hyper 3-Channel Surround Sound with Euphony Technology,” the YA-BS900 Bluetooth speaker system lets the listener hear the “center of the sound” regardless of what position they are in or where they are…

Canadian Angstrom Power demos fuel cell-powered batteries

It’s kinda late to report this, but it’s quite interesting so here it comes nevertheless. At this year’s CES, Canada-based Angstrom Power used the regular, unmodified MOTOSLVR L7 to demo their fuel cell-powered batteries. As now one had the time to wait for the phone to run out of power, we’ll have to trust their…

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