MiTAC

Mio Navman Spirit PNDs, plus 7-inch TV PND hands-on [Video]

Mio Navman Spirit PNDs, plus 7-inch TV PND hands-on [Video]

MiTAC Mio today announced a new range of Navman PNDs, together with previewing an upcoming 7-inch touchscreen PND with integrated digital TV tuner that's expected to drop sometime over the summer.  First to reach the market will be the Mio Navman Spirit S300, S500 and Flat, each with integrated traffic receivers, touchscreen GUIs and text-to-speech directions.  Mio have also thrown in their latest "Spirit" UI, which supports kinetic scrolling, and keyword search based on Google technology.

Video demos after the cut 

Continue Reading

MiTAC PS535F ruggedized GPS smartphone clears FCC

MiTAC PS535F ruggedized GPS smartphone clears FCC

Details of a new MiTAC/GETAC smartphone have emerged, courtesy of the FCC, complete with GPS, WiFi and Microsoft's Windows Mobile OS.  The PS535F has a ruggedized casing and a touchscreen of unspecified size, together with a number of rubber-clad buttons; it's likely intended for industrial or field-use.

Continue Reading