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UMID M1 MID typing demo video & gallery

UMID M1 MID typing demo video & gallery

After my brief hands-on with the UMID M1 mobile internet device at the start of the week, and coming away not entirely convinced by its keyboard or OS, we stopped back to see the MID again and test out just how suitable the keyboard is for thumb-typing.  The good news is, a combination of two-handed use and the standard Windows XP scheme make this ultraportable a whole lot more tempting a prospect: check out the second hands-on video after the cut.

Video and more images of the UMID M1 after the cut

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LG LG-X120 HSPA netbook detailed

LG LG-X120 HSPA netbook detailed

As lime-green edged netbooks went, LG pretty much had the floor to itself at CES with the LG-X120, but its taken them this long to deliver some details along with the detailing.  We now know the 10-inch WSVGA netbook has the 1.6GHz N270 Intel Atom processor, paired with a 160GB hard-drive and, we assume, 1GB of RAM, together with integrated 3G HSPA.

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Huawei i-Mo HSPA modem with WiFi

Huawei i-Mo HSPA modem with WiFi

Huawei have announced their latest wireless modem, the i-Mo, which will debut at Mobile World Congress next week.  The Huawei i-Mo, which is apparently the size of a "small key chain", has both an HSDPA/HSUPA USB modem and a WiFi b/g chip on board for sharing the connection with other devices.

 

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Garmin-ASUS nuvifone M20: GPS-obsessed WM6.1 smartphone

Garmin-ASUS nuvifone M20: GPS-obsessed WM6.1 smartphone

As promised, the first new devices out of the Garmin-ASUS partnership are beginning to show their hand.  First up is the Garmin-ASUS nuvifone M20, a 2.8-inch touchscreen Windows Mobile 6.1 Pro device with dualband HSDPA, triband GSM and WiFi b/g.  In keeping with the pairing's obsession with location-based services (LBS), GPS and navigation get top billing: it comes preloaded with maps and points of interest (POIs) – hotels, restaurants, stores, fuel stations and more – for North America, Eastern and Western Europe, together with turn-by-turn voice prompts and auto route-recalculation.

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Samsung S7350 leaks, gets video review

Samsung S7350 leaks, gets video review

Another day, another Samsung leak, and the company's mobile device team must be wondering whether to bother turning up to Mobile World Congress next week.  Latest to leak is the so-far unheard of Samsung S7350, a compact slider which has just been video reviewed (in Russian).  The S7350 may not have a touchscreen like the UltraTOUCH S8300, but it does have a 2.6-inch 240 x 320 QVGA LCD TFT display, a 5-megapixel camera with flash, and GSM/UMTS/HSDPA connectivity.

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Samsung UltraTOUCH S8300 AMOLED touchscreen 8MP slider announced

Samsung UltraTOUCH S8300 AMOLED touchscreen 8MP slider announced

Samsung have announced their latest cellphone, the UltraTOUCH S8300, complete with a 2.8-inch WQVGA AMOLED touchscreen, slide-out numeric keypad, 8-megapixel camera with dual-LED flash and A-GPS, all in a chassis just 12.7mm thick.  In addition, the S8300 has 7.2Mbps HSDPA, a microSD slot happy with cards up to 16GB, and more video playback formats than you can shake a stick at.

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