Vodafone UK have become the latest carrier to offer a femtocell, and the first in Europe to do so. The Vodafone Access Gateway connects to a subscriber's home or office broadband connection and creates a local "3G cloud" of coverage; up to four Vodafone 3G handsets can use this at any one time, with their calls and data routed over the broadband.
Intel are about to announce a deal whereby they will supply Nokia with mobile processors, according to an anonymous Bloomberg tipster. The deal is expected to be revealed today in a conference call with Anand Chandrasekher, senior VP of Intel's ultra-mobility group; Intel themselves have only confirmed that they have an "important announcement" to make.
Apple have released a firmware update for their latest MacBook Pro notebooks that fully enables their SATA 3.0 Gbps interface. The move comes in response to vocal complaints from MacBook Pro 13- and 15-inch buyers who discovered Apple had seemingly limited their new unibody machines to the older 1.5 Gbps SATA. However the company has distanced itself from drives that actually use the faster interface, reminding users that "Apple has not qualified or offered these drives for Mac notebooks and their use is unsupported."
Lenovo's ThinkPad T400s has only just crossed the wire - check out our review here - but the company is already thinking one or two steps ahead to what its replacement might have. According to David Critchley, a marketing manager at the PC maker, both multitouch display technology and an OLED panel are being considered for future models.
The iPhone Dev Team have released their latest tool for Apple's smartphone, Ultrasn0w, which unlocks the iPhone 3G for use with any carrier. The tool works in conjunction with the Team's Redsn0w app, which is first used to jailbreak the iPhone 3G, and can unlock the latest iPhone OS 3.0 software.
Straddling the divide between ultraportable and mainstream notebook, Lenovo's ThinkPad T400s squeezes a business-friendly 14.1-inch LED-backlit display, Intel Core 2 Duo processor and integrated WWAN into a chassis just 0.83-inches thick. SlashGear had the opportunity for a pre-release hands-on; check out our first impressions after the cut, together with some preliminary T400s benchmarks.
Seagateannounced three brand new BlackArmor line data storage devices today. They include the BlackArmor NAS 220 Storage Server, the BlackArmor WS110 External Drive Workstation and the BlackArmor PS 110 Portable Drive.
Kodakannounced a new digital picture frame today called the EasyShare S730. It's simple and offers a limited feature set, but it most definitely gets the job done if all you're looking for is a picture frame that shows off your favorite images.
This gadget lets you play music from your phone over your car speakers wirelessly. It also lets you receive and make calls via your car's stereo, so there's no more taking your eyes off the road or your hands off the wheel.
Featuring Bluetooth, this speaker phone simply attaches to the visor in your car and you're good to go. You can get the BlackBerry Visor Mount Speakerphone now for $99.99, which I guess isn't too bad you simply must receive your calls in stereo.
Sony let slip a bit more information about their PlayStation 3 motion control tech today, giving those who were anxious to hear more about it at E3 this year a little bit of reprieve from their desperate need to know more.