Handhelds

02.03.13
Switched On: A handset for human hands
02.03.13

Switched On: A handset for human hands

Each week Ross Rubin contributes Switched On, a column about consumer technology. In the golden er...

By R. Rubin,   02.03.13
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10.05.12
Fraunhofer develops extra-small 1Gbps infrared transceiver, recalls our PDA glory days
10.05.12

Fraunhofer develops extra-small 1Gbps infrared transceiver, recalls our PDA glory days

Our 1997-era selves would die with envy right about now. Fraunhofer has developed a new generation...

By J. Fingas,   10.05.12
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08.16.12
Sony rules out PS Vita price cut in 2012, works to lower the price later
08.16.12

Sony rules out PS Vita price cut in 2012, works to lower the price later

It's time to get realistic about the prospects of a PlayStation Vita price drop. Sony Worldwide St...

By J. Fingas,   08.16.12
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08.02.12
Honeywell next up to get a patent license from Microsoft, goes the Android handheld route
08.02.12

Honeywell next up to get a patent license from Microsoft, goes the Android handheld route

Stop us if you've heard this one before: a company that wants to start using (or keep using) a Goo...

By J. Fingas,   08.02.12
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07.24.12
Droid X360 goes for the KIRF prize, antagonizes Microsoft, Motorola and Sony at the same time (video)
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Droid X360 goes for the KIRF prize, antagonizes Microsoft, Motorola and Sony at the same time (video)

Can we establish a KIRF award for Most Likely to Invite Multiple Lawsuits? If so, Long Xun Software...

By J. Fingas,   07.24.12
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07.23.12
Nintendo 3DS XL sports less reflective screen than its predecessor, improved parallax effect
07.23.12

Nintendo 3DS XL sports less reflective screen than its predecessor, improved parallax effect

Supersized screens may be the centerpiece of Nintendo's 3DS XL, but a new Iwata Asks interview rev...

By A. Santos,   07.23.12
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07.12.12
NPD: Nintendo 3DS sales hit 5 million in US, Xbox 360 still claims the console crown
07.12.12

NPD: Nintendo 3DS sales hit 5 million in US, Xbox 360 still claims the console crown

The NPD Group's gaming figures for June have made the rounds, and both Microsoft as well as Ninten...

By J. Fingas,   07.12.12
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06.15.12
Motorola Solutions buys Psion for $200 million
06.15.12

Motorola Solutions buys Psion for $200 million

Psion has mostly slipped out of the public eye, but that's about to change -- Motorola Solutions j...

By J. Fingas,   06.15.12
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06.13.12
Nintendo's Miyamoto: we're focused on a 3DS sequel, not a refresh
06.13.12

Nintendo's Miyamoto: we're focused on a 3DS sequel, not a refresh

Every gamer knows the Nintendo handheld routine: there's always one major new model followed by en...

By J. Fingas,   06.13.12
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