Friday, September 16, 2005
- Qwerty keyboard
- GPS built-in
- poor battery life
Reviewer rating: 7/10
Read the whole review here.
Thursday, September 15, 2005
- 2,5-inch LCD
- quick burst mode
- flexible controls
- solid image quality
- no shutter- or aperture-priority mode
- manual focus limited to six preset steps
- subpar optical viewfinder
Read more at CNET
Nokia today announced that the demo for System Rush, the futuristic racing game developed exclusively for the N-Gage platform is now available for download. This sample of the System Rush experience will whet the gamers' appetite for the rush of racing in a cyber-punk world of underground hackers. Featuring two playable co-vecs (code vehicles) and three tracks in the ultra-secure KGBX network, the demo is now available for download on the System Rush website at www.systemrush.com and can be shared with friends via Bluetooth wireless technology.
Developed by Ideaworks3D, System Rush is packed with intense multiplayer features, including four-player shadow racing in the N-Gage Arena or white-knuckle one-on-one battles via Bluetooth connection. Gamers can race through the world's most secure corporate networks to recover evidence to clear their name. Players can pilot one of 11 co-vecs and tear through over 50 intense races in five unique game worlds.
Tuesday, September 13, 2005
Ian Bell has reviewed the OPDV971H and gives it a 8/10. If you are avid videophiles on a budget, a savvy computer user, then the Oppo Digital OPDV971H DVD player worth your money, he says.
- Exceptional video quality
- Compatible with a ton of codec’s
- Recordable media formats
- Cheap looking remote and DVD tray
- Buttons on the remote are not backlit
Sony today announced 2-in-1 cyber-shot, combining still photography and movie making capabilities.
The Sony Cyber-shot M2 features 5.1 effective Megapixel resolution and a high quality movie mode (MPEG-4 recording) in a stylish, ergonomically designed camera. The Cyber-shot M2 combines the best of both worlds: great quality photography is guaranteed, thanks to the 5.1 effective Megapixel Super HAD CCD a large and bright 2.5 inch Hybrid LCD screen, Carl Zeiss Vario-Tessar folded-path 3x Optical Zoom lens. In addition, the same device gives you casual movie-shooting capabilities, allowing you to capture up to 50 minutes of good quality footage on a Memory Stick PRO Duo™ with one charge of the supplied InfoLITHIUM battery. Or why not choose the ‘5 Sec Rec’ mode for a fresh style of snappy movie making.
Now you can have it all...
The Sony Cyber-shot M2 is the perfect futuristic accessory to impress your friends. With a press of a button, the camera can switch between photo and movie modes depending upon which will best capture the mood. Unique to Sony, the Cyber-shot M2 features the Pocket Album and Slide Show plus Movie functions for effortless and fun playback on the generously sized 2.5 inch Hybrid LCD screen. Moreover the large screen allows you to frame the shot in any light conditions, including direct sunlight. The camera uses Sony’s Real Imaging Processor, which enables it to capture pictures quickly so you'll never miss the moment.
Style in the palm of your hand
The ergonomically designed one-handed grip sits neatly in the palm of your hand, and the slightly tilted lens axis on the Cyber-shot M2 allows you to hold and shoot with a natural wrist position. The camera automatically switches into photo mode as soon as you flip up the large LCD screen.
Nokia Business Center is designed to expand the universe of potential mobile users by leveraging the broad availability of standard mobile phones and by providing a two-tier client strategy. The standard client will be licensed on an unlimited basis with each Nokia Business Center server. A more richly featured professional client will be available for a minimal upgrade fee. The product is a Java-based solution that can be deployed on any Java MIDPI 2.0-capable phone, once certified by Nokia. Initially, Nokia Business Center will support mobile email over the Nokia 9300 smartphone, Nokia 9500 Communicator, as well as the Nokia 6630, Nokia 6680, Nokia 6681, and Nokia 6682 integrating with Microsoft® Exchange Server 2003, followed shortly by support for Lotus Notes® and Domino®, and an expanded range of Nokia certified devices.
"Company management and IT departments face pressure from all sides when it comes to selecting an appropriate mobile email application, such as being easy to use, easy to integrate with existing infrastructure and cost savings. With Nokia Business Center, these issues are easily addressed to give companies a scalable solution that fits their needs," said Dave Grannan, general manager of Nokia's Enterprise Solutions Mobile Email group. "Nokia Business Center allows users to connect with their corporate email while on the go, and allows businesses to implement strict security measures while delivering mobile applications in a cost-effective manner."