OQO's UMPCs have always been tempting devices thanks to their compact size and impressive build-quality, but the company can now add performance to their list of abilities. The OQO Model 2+ marks a shift for the company to Intel's Atom range of mobile processors, in this case the 1.86GHz Z540, paired with 2GB of RAM and either a 120GB HDD or 60GB SSD. Most impressive, perhaps, is the new OLED touchscreen - in fact the Model 2+ is the first such mobile computing device to have one - which, with the Atom chipset's hardware video decoding, produces some incredible picture quality.
Nokia announced today that the E63 will be making it's way to our shores sometime within the next few weeks. The E63 is a messaging device with a QWERTY keyboard and full HTML browser.
Sony has announced the W and X-series of Walkman MP3 players, in the shape of the NWZ-W202 2GB and the NWZ-X1051 16GB and NWZ-X1061 32GB. The former has an active headphone system with jog dial control and ZAPPIN song search, while the latter players each have a 3-inch OLED touchscreen running at WQVGA resolution. They have integrated WiFi and can wirelessly access YouTube and download podcasts while mobile.
SlashGear had the opportunity to play with the Motorola A3100’s user interface today and must say we are pleasantly surprised. There are many widgets laid out in a wheel that can be scrolled left or right a lot like you would when using a mobile phone with TouchFLO 3D.
Today at CES we got the chance to play around with the new social networking based INQ1 handset. This phone takes all of your social networking fronts such as Facebook, Skype, Windows Live Messenger and MySpace and fully integrates them with the phone so there is no need to download a single application.
Shortly after officially announcing the new VAIO P, Sony spent some time demonstrating the brand new ultraportable to SlashGear. In our video demo, here are all the details missing from the sparse press release: ports, memory card slots, everything you want to know about VAIO P connectivity.