In the very near future, users will be able to store more than 100 HD movies on a single SD card, movies they can then watch on their smartphone. That data requires 2 TB of storage, which is equal to 64 of the largest SDHC cards (32 GB) currently available.
Anyone in the market for an e-book reader has a tough choice to make: do they get an Amazon Kindle, an Apple iPad, or one of the other eReaders on the market? A comparison of these finds that each has advantages and weaknesses, as their approaches are quite different.
Al launch, the iPhone version of the SlingPlayer streaming TV app would work only over Wi-Fi, but AT&T announced today that this service can now run over 3G connections, too.
SlingPlayer lets users watch their home TV from around the world, and there are versions of this for PCs, smartphones, and more. Sling Media has announced plans to use Adobe Flash as the basis for its streaming video, which should bring this service to even more devices.
Samsung Electronics has announced a 32 GB microSD card, and will apparently be the first company to release a microSD card of this capacity. It will mark a significant increase in storage for most smartphones on the market today.
magicJack has announced a plan to release a small accessory that will act like a small cell tower, letting any GSM phone use their home Internet connection to make phone calls. However, this femtocell is likely to run into legal questions.
Slider phones like the Motorola Droid, Nokia N900, and many other present special problems for case designers. OtterBox has announced its new Tandem series, which has been designed with protect sliders without making them too bulky.
Barnes & Noble has begun sending out an over-the-air update to its nook e-book reader. This includes a wide variety of improvements, both increasing the performance of this device and removing a few bugs.
Barnes & Noble's nook e-book reader isn't available yet, but Brighthand's Jen Edwards managed to get some time with this device. Based on her preliminary use, she says it stands up well against its chief rival, the Amazon.com Kindle.
When Barnes & Noble unveiled its electronic book reader, it said the Nook was scheduled for a late November release. The company is apparently going to make that deadline, but many who want this accessory are going to have to wait until well into December to get it.
Celio Corp has just released software that allows the Redfly the be used with some of the latest BlackBerry models. This accessory, previously available only for Windows Mobile, turns a smartphone in to a netbook.
The online retailer Proporta is holding a Halloween sale: 15% off all products, including its award-winning accessories for smartphones, netbooks, and PDAs, like cases, rechargers, memory cards, and more.
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