Post Thumbnail

Our own Engadget Chinese had an opportunity recently to play with the DEC M5 -- a phone that bears a passing resemblance to HTC's Magic, granted, but does enough to differentiate itself in its own right. How? Well, for starters, the area below the screen is a smooth, tactile response-free tundra of...

July 28th 2009 at 5:28pm 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

It looks as though Polaroid is about to get into the set-top box game with a new product the company has sent to the FCC for review. Apparently holding steady on its path away from cameras, Polaroid has cooked up an all-in-one, do-everything "Digital Entertainment Center" (or DEC, as they're callin...

July 20th 2007 at 1:45am 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

UMPCs have been branching out from the original (and oft frowned upon) design for some time now, as manufacturers look for tweaks that may hook customers that were previously turned off by the idea. Data Evolution's Cathena CX managed to mix a swiveling LCD into the small frame of a UMPC, and should...

April 28th 2007 at 11:09pm 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

HP's Digital Entertainment Center line of Media PCs has attracted its share of fans over the past few years, but it looks like they'll now have to look elsewhere if they want another set-adjacent box, with HP announcing that it's abandoning the DEC form factor in favor of its other media-centric opt...

March 28th 2007 at 2:13pm 0 Comments