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MSI Wind U123, X-Slim X320 & X340 US specs confirmed

MSI Wind U123, X-Slim X320 & X340 US specs confirmed

MSI have announced full specifications for their Wind U123 netbook and X-Slim X320 & X340 ultraportable notebooks.  As in Japan, the 10.2-inch U123 has the Intel Atom N280 1.66GHz processor, WWAN and a TV-tuner; meanwhile the X-Slim X320 has an Intel Atom Z530 1.6GHz processor and optional 3G/WiMAX.  The X-Slim X340 uses Intel's SU3500 CULV processor.

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HTC Snap announced: QWERTY, HSDPA, WiFi

HTC Snap announced: QWERTY, HSDPA, WiFi

HTC have announced a new Windows Mobile smartphone at CTIA 2009, the HTC Snap.  Running Windows Mobile 6.1 Standard, the non-touchscreen handset has a full QWERTY keyboard, quadband GSM and dualband HSDPA/WCDMA, with versions planned for both Europe and the US.

 

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Wibrain M1 MID on show (again)

Wibrain M1 MID on show (again)

It's been a few months since we last heard about the Wibrain M1 MID - then known as the EKING M1 - and now the company is back flaunting the 4.8-inch touchscreen device all over again.  Still bearing a full QWERTY keyboard, the oversized-Sidekick uses Intel's Atom CPU paired with WiFi/HSDPA/Bluetooth connectivity.

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LG GD900 hitting CTIA with multitouch, glass keypad

LG GD900 hitting CTIA with multitouch, glass keypad

LG have confirmed that their transparent-keypad cellphone, the LG GD900, will not only be on show at CTIA Wireless but available to play with.  First shown at Mobile World Congress, there the GD900 was locked in a display cabinet; that meant we were unable to try its 3-inch multitouch touchscreen, S-Class UI, gesture-support or "world's first" transparent glass keypad.

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BenQ nStation i91 & i221 launch, plus 3G U101 netbook

BenQ nStation i91 & i221 launch, plus 3G U101 netbook

BenQ officially launched their all-in-one nStation i91 desktop PC this week, and it brought along a larger sibling too.  As well as the 18.5-inch i91, the company showed off the nStation i221, a 21.5-inch Full-HD version; they also brought along the HSDPA-enabled U101 netbook.

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UMID M1 changes afoot: non-3G first, case & OS tweaks

UMID M1 changes afoot: non-3G first, case & OS tweaks

Ah, the perils of not being specific enough.  When we said we wanted UMID to sort out the first-gen M1 mbook having non-US-friendly HSDPA, what we hoped was that the Korean company would switch radios to a US-spec 3G chipset.  Instead, they're now planning to leave out HSDPA in the first wave of shipments.

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UMID M1 dissect shows HSPA challenge

UMID M1 dissect shows HSPA challenge

When they're not trying to bless the Viliv S5 with HSDPA, the guys at UMPC Fever are dissecting the UMID M1 'mbook' to try to do something similar.  If you thought the S5 was a challenge - soldering in a new mini PCIe connector, changing the storage - then prepare for what the UMID folks have set up for hapless modders: a combination of very little space and missing controller chips.

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Viliv S5 MID gets HSDPA hack

Viliv S5 MID gets HSDPA hack

Some HSDPA mods are straightforward: open the casing up of whatever gadget you've decided will get internal 3G, slot in a Mini-PCI card or maybe even squeeze in a USB modem, install the software and off you go.  Other times - like with the Viliv S5 MID - it's a whole lot more complicated.  Over at UMPC Fever, modder SKY is performing delicate electronic surgery inside his S5, soldering in a PCI-E slot in his attempts to get a WWAN-enabled MID.

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Samsung N310 10.1-inch netbook announced

Samsung N310 10.1-inch netbook announced

Samsung have announced a new netbook, the Samsung N310, a 10.1-inch budget ultraportable with unspecified Intel Atom processor, 160GB hard-drive and optional HSDPA or WiBro connectivity.  The N310 boasts up to 5hrs runtime from the standard battery, or up to 11hrs from the extended pack.

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LG Viewty II GC900 spotted in live photos

LG Viewty II GC900 spotted in live photos

Live images of the LG Viewty II, aka the LG GC900, have emerged, following on from the handset's specifications which were revealed last week.  In fact, it seems as though the device was under our noses all the time, or at least at Mobile World Congress, where LG were quietly displaying it under glass.

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LG GC900 Viewty 2 specs revealed

LG GC900 Viewty 2 specs revealed

According to newmobile, you're looking at the specifications for the successor to the LG Viewty, the LG GC900 Viewty 2.  You'd be looking at a photo of the handset itself if LG weren't so uptight about images leaking out; all we know is that the Viewty 2 most closely resembles the LG Secret, only minus the slide-out number pad.

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Gigabyte W376M 13.3-inch with HSDPA & TV

Gigabyte W376M 13.3-inch with HSDPA & TV

It's not all swiveling, docking, lightweight netbooks at Gigabyte's CeBIT stand; the company has also brought along a couple of more mainstream models.  One such is this, the Gigabyte W376M, a 13.3-inch widescreen Centrino 2 notebook with integrated 3.5G HSDPA and TV tuner.

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