Motorola and Microsoft Corp. strengthened their existing relationship by announcing a collaboration to integrate Microsoft Windows Media technologies on a number of Motorola's music handsets, which will allow users to access content from the broadest selection of online music stores from around the world.Motorola's music handsets will add support for Windows Media Digital Rights Management (DRM), Windows Media Audio (WMA), the enhanced Windows Media Audio Professional (WMA Pro) codec and Media Transfer Protocol (MTP). These technologies will give consumers the maximum flexibility and options when purchasing and playing back their digital music.
Oliso Touch & Glide Iron will literally stand on its own two feet all by itself. When the iron is released, the Auto-Lift feature with Smart Touch handle automatically deploys spacers from the nonstick aluminum sole plate. The spacers lift the iron up if it is sitting on its sole plate to prevent burns on clothing or ironing surfaces. Then, when your hand touches the Smart Touch handle, the spacers automatically retract. It’s the best way yet to prevent accidental burns and to reduce the fire hazards posed by inadvertently leaving an iron on. Plus, the auto shut-off system automatically turns the iron off when it falls over or sits too long without being used.
The latest offering from Mio, the Mitac Mio A701, will be its first GPS-enabled Windows Mobile-based smart phone. With the SirfStar III chipset incorporated the Mio A701 is capable of quick, reliable satellite fixes. Tri-Band GSM / GPRS phone functionality ensures that the Mio A701 can be used in most countries and for internet and e-mail access. Windows Mobile 5 has been supplied and this provides new features including persistent memory and the latest office applications Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Media Player 10. The basic specifications released, the Mio A701 device will be based on a 520MHz Intel XScale PXA270 processor including 192MB of memory, of which at least 64MB will be ROM. The smart design of the Mitac Mio A701 handset will be equipped with a 2.7in touchscreen, 240 x 320 display and a 1.3 megapixel camera.