Report: HTC Wizard to debut soon
Speculation is rife at SmartphoneFrance over reports that an Orange branded version of the HTC Wizard, an upcoming PocketPC phone, is scheduled for release in September. The Wizard, successor to the popular HTC Magician, is expected to have a slide-out keyboard in landscape position, WiFi, quad-band GSM/EDGE, a 1.3 megapixel camera, QVGA screen, and a MiniSD slot.
User tests Spectec MiniSD WiFi card
A user at Dave’s iPaq got a hold of the Spectec SDW-822 WiFi MiniSD card, and gave it a spin. The article mostly centers on using the MiniSD card in a PocketPC, but it offers some photos of the card itself in comparison to a MiniSD memory card, tips on using the card in a normal SD slot, and opinions on driver stability and ease.
Mugen prepping high-capacity slim battery for Axim X50 series
Mugen Power Inc, a manufacturer of aftermarket Lithium Ion batteries for many types of handhelds and mobile devices, is preparing a new battery for the Dell Axim X50 series. The battery will have a capacity of 1800 milliamp-hours, approximately 60% higher than the standard Dell 1100 mAh battery, but will remain slimmer than Dell’s 2200 mAh extended battery.
Battery cover seen in prototype grey
According to the manufacturer, the bulge is small enough to still fit into standard leather and metal cases. Development has been ongoing for some time, but it was not until now that the prototypes were displayed publicly. Mugen has said that they expect to have the batteries available some time in August.