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Unboxing Live 073: Sprint 4G MiFi WiMAX Mobile Hotspot

We give you a look at the Sprint MiFi 4G mobile hotspot in this episode of Unboxing Live. The MiFi connects to Sprint's and Clear's WiMAX 4G network, providing broadband speeds on the go. If you leave the 4G area, then it bumps down to standard 3G speed so that you can still stay connected. You can allow up to 5 devices access to the MiFi Wi-Fi network at once, which means you can use it to provide access for your phone, computer, and three other devices all at the same time.

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Disney/Panasonic to offer movies on microSD

Disney videos on microSD

I don’t know about you, but I use my microSD reader just about everyday to retrieve information from my camera, so it stands to reason that movies should be released onto microSDs. 

This is exactly what Disney and Panasonic have teamed up to do.  These will “accompany DVDs that hold similar movie content, giving viewers more options when it comes to viewing their recently purchased movie”. 

So far, plans have been in effect for DVD + microSD bundles of Pirates of the Caribbean and National Treasure, to be released sometime in November. 

 

Read More | Reuters

Samsung Epix i907 Starts Arriving At AT&T Stores

Posted by Aaron Zollo Categories: Cameras, Cell Phones, GPS, Handhelds

Samsung Epix i907
The new AT&T Samsung Epix i907 has been showing up in AT&T stores recently as expected.  The phone is basically a Blackjack, but benefits from a touch screen incorporating Haptic feedback, a QWERTY keyboard and optical mouse.  The phone uses Windows Mobile 6.1 for the Core OS and supports 850MHz, 1900MHz, 2100MHz HSDPA 3G networks and carries a built-in GPS.  The i907 also incorporates a microSD slot, 2 megapixel camera, and costs $199 with a 2 year contract.  If the isn’t your thing because tactile QWERTY keyboard is needed, this may be for you.

Read More | BoyGeniusReport

Card Reader Doubles as USB Hub

Posted by Sheila Franklin Categories: Accessories, USB, Misc. Tech, Storage

USB Card Reader/HubWe are not exactly sure why this device was designed the way it was, but perhaps its inventors were going for something that would fit right in with your messy household. It looks like a can, but is in fact a Card Reader and 3-port Hub Combo II. It supports SD, SDHC, MMC, XD, CF, and T-flash/MicroSD. It will also transfer files to your PC by USB 2.0. At a size of 58 x 58 x 88mm and a weight of 101g, the plug-and-play reader/hub needs Windows 2000/XP/Vista to run, comes with a USB cable, and has a price of $20.00. Just don’t mistake it for a Coke while it is plugged in.

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LG Clamshell Chocolate VX8600 Revealed

lg vx8600If you like Chocolate, but prefer it in a clamshell, here is a sneak-peak at the LG VX-8600. Similar to its VX-8500 mate (it has a lower resolution display), this model features EV-DO high-speed data, stereo Bluetooth, a 176 X 220 main screen with 262k colors, a 128 X 128 external screen with 65k colors, a 1.3 megapixel cam, a microSD card slot, and music player with external WMA/MP3 controls. Although no pricing or launch date has yet to be set, rumor has it that this exclusive Verizon Wireless gourmet Chocolate will be available for our stockings this holiday season.

Read More | LG Home Page via Phone Scoop


Sandisk Introduces Sansa c200 Series

Sansa c200Sandisk has unveiled a new Sansa c200 series entry level mp3 player to supersede the c100 series released earlier this year.  The new Sandisk C-series is 1.3” x 3.1” x 0.6” in size and weighs in at 1.51oz including the battery.  The full color display measures 1.4” diagonal and displays album, artist and song info, as well as digital photos. The user-replaceable battery supplies around 15hrs use. The unit comes equipped with a microSD slot for expansion beyond the internal flash and features an FM tuner/recorder with 20 presetns and a voice recorder. Supported audio formats include MP3, WMA and protected WMA DRM, as well as other Audible formats. The player uses a standard USB 2.0 interface for transfers.

The Sansa c200 series comes in two flavors, the c240 with 1GB internal flash and the c250 with 2GB internal flash.  They are competitively priced at $79.99 and $99.99 respectively.

Read More | Sandisk

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