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Sharp's so-called \"electronic dictionaries\" have never exactly just been dictionaries, bolstering the usual array of definitions and language translations with everything from e-books to mobile TV to MP3s. Which all makes the company's latest bit of dictionary innovation slightly less surprising but

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January 19, 2007 at 2:23AM
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It may not boast quite the versatility of its souped-up Linux-based \"electronic dictionary,\" but if you're just looking for some basic e-book reading capabilities along with your multi-lingual dictionary, Sharp's new RD-CX100 looks like it may fit the bill. It'll handle both audio books and regular

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Asia loves 'em some electronic dictionaries. Some even feature mobile TV, MP3 playback and FM tuners. But it's not everyday one comes along sportin' an old iBook clamshell and WiFi. This WinCE 5.0 Pro device from HANNURI BIZ brings a 5-inch touchscreen and oddball QWERTY which looks nicer than it w

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Hey, no one can blame you for thinking that's the latest UMPC, ultra-portable XP thingamabob, or PMP. After all, Sharp's Papyrus PW-TC900 does feature a QWERTY keyboard, 20-hour battery (5-hours for TV), SD slot for expansion, and 4.3-inch, 480×272 resolution display which rotates 180-degrees

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Yeah, we also looked at that image and thought, 1) that handheld is hotastic, and 2) is that the freakish Hello Kitty fembot on the loose? For sure, that's the latest Linux-powered, Sharp Zaurus electronic dictionary in her/its hands which are so popular in countries like Korea and Japan. The CMP20

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If for some reason we lived in a world without highly-configurable, QWERTY-fied smartphones, our next choice on the cellphone tip would be a feature-packed multimedia handset, and Pantech has delivered just that with its new IM-U140. The most prominent feature of this new model is its SideKick-like

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We got such a great response to our post on NHC's Magic-Talker Color Personal Multi-lingual Assistant that we knew you just couldn't wait for another \"does-it-all\" foreign electronic dictionary. This one, however, comes from a company that's a little more recognizable: good old iRiver. The third in

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Chances are good that if you're reading this publication you already have a pretty decent grasp of English (probably better than ours, in fact), but for the native Japanese speaker looking to brush up on his/her foreign language skills, we can't think of a device better suited for the task than NHC

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