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Chalk another up to the rumor mill. Just as we'd heard, the Garmin-Asus partnership will soon be no more. After a few arguably valiant attempts to break into the smartphone market, it seems as if ASUS is walking away in hopes of finding greener grass elsewhere. According to Reuters, an unnamed ASUS...

October 25th 2010 at 11:46am 0 Comments
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We're sort of loving the fact that Apple's next-gen iPhone is already being KIRFed up, and although we've already seen a couple clumsy attempts at beating Apple to market with a clone of its own product, this lovely GPS-PHONE raises the bar by adding in a telescopic antenna. What's it for? We...

June 2nd 2010 at 10:22am 0 Comments
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We just heard about Garmin-Asus' WinMo 6.5.3-packin' M10 yesterday, and already the handset has been broken out for a photo shoot and hands-on review in Russia. The design itself isn't anything otherworldly, but we have to say -- we're kind of digging the user interface. Granted, we've a soft spot...

February 12th 2010 at 4:15pm 0 Comments
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Don't lie -- you thought they buried that PDA acronym years ago, didn't you? Keeping the Personal Digital Assistant alive and well is Airis, which is readying its T482 GPS phone for release in France. The all black handset is set to be sold with or without navigation software and feature quad-band...

April 13th 2008 at 11:56pm 0 Comments
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Don't lie -- you thought they buried that PDA acronym years ago, didn't you? Keeping the Personal Digital Assistant alive and well is Airis, which is readying its T482 GPS phone for release in France. The all black handset is set to be sold with or without navigation software and feature quad-band...

April 13th 2008 at 11:56pm 0 Comments
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Nearly six months after Slippery Rock University introduced a RFID payment system for mobiles at its campus, we've learned that Montclair State University is requiring that all full-time undergraduates carry a school-issued mobile for their own safety. The handsets, which cost some $210 per semester...

December 4th 2007 at 1:03am 0 Comments
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Nearly six months after Slippery Rock University introduced a RFID payment system for mobiles at its campus, we've learned that Montclair State University is requiring that all full-time undergraduates carry a school-issued mobile for their own safety. The handsets, which cost some $210 per semester...

December 4th 2007 at 1:03am 0 Comments
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It's been a hot minute since we've heard from Hop-on, but the firm is hitting us up with a new GPS phone dubbed HOP1883. Granted, it's currently listed as "in production," and the only product shots we're seeing are mere renderings, but nevertheless, this tri-band GSM handset purportedly sports a c...

November 8th 2007 at 8:18pm 0 Comments
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Just in case a GSM handset with a relatively sleek exterior, integrated GPS chip and a very sexy selection of color options weren't enough to pique your interest, how's about we throw in a 2.4-inch 3D display? Truth be told, we're just as in the dark as you when it comes to deciphering exactly what...

November 8th 2007 at 5:11pm 0 Comments
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It's not like the Japanese government hasn't dabbled in GPS (and RFID, too) tracking before, but the nation's latest idea involving Big Brother is (unsurprisingly) catching a fair amount of criticism. Reportedly, Japan wants to equip senior defense officials with GPS-enabled mobiles, and it's making...

November 1st 2007 at 8:44am 0 Comments