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Mobiles Go to White Castle

February 13 2006

Cellular operators and manufacturers' mobile phones "continued to fight for clients, ie for us with you. This is definitely nice. The past year was marked by the invention, Motorola - a masterpiece Razr. However, today more than ever nothing lasts forever, and the pipe from Motorola nobody will be surprised.

In Barcelona this week launched a regular meeting of the International World Congress 3GSM. It is traditionally discussed and presented new and recent advances in mobile communications . The main theme of the meetings of the year remains unchanged: how to attract consumer attention to the proposed models on the market of cellular phones.

It is not difficult to guess that the main efforts of international manufacturers of mobile phones and mobile operators today are aimed at the implementation of new solutions and technologies.

Less iron, more volume

Thus, the company Seagate Technology, recognizable, especially in their computer hard drives, intends to undertake the production of "hard" a new series for mobile phones . Their volume will be over 12 GB. Such media are commonly used in cellular phones and portable digital players. In this case, hard drives continue to shrink in size, consume far less power and are better protected from physical damage. New disks must be on the market in the third quarter of this year, ie to fly.

Seagate will be competing company Cornice, which makes hard drives used in portable devices, Samsung. <BR>

Future - for communicators

On another front - the smart-phones lead, perhaps, belongs to Fujitsu Siemens Computers. The company plans to start producing smartphones series Pocket LOOX T800. The devices in this series are distinguished by their extreme integration, which certainly distinguishes it from everything else on the market today. Due to the fact that the new gadget is running Windows Mobile 5.0 Phone Edition user sees the interface that is familiar to him in communion with the old and good office Microsoft. User, in fact, receives in addition to cell phone "AWD" PDA equipped with, depending on the model, wireless adapter WiFi, Bluetooth, GPS-receiver, a variety of expansion slots, as well as camera and MP3-player. The cost of "younger" model in Europe will be approximately 700 euros. Home sales are expected in July.

Europe's biggest mobile operators, in turn, intend to make available to its customers Internet service that allows subscribers to communicate c in real time - MSN Messenger instant messaging service. The decision was reached with Microsoft.

The whole point - the "blue screen"

However, the main intrigue for today in the world of mobile systems is the intention to equip mobile phonesTV, providing, thus, users can watch TV channels are: sports, documentaries and entertainment programs (recall that Vodafone has actively initiated promotion of global Mobile TV channels at the end of last year).

Trendsetter company Nortel, in particular, represents the beginning of the Barcelona meeting new solutions to promote standards of Mobile TV and its latest developments. Standards that companies are already being implemented by operators of commercial 3G-networks, ie third generation mobile communication. In other words, it is a more sophisticated communication systems. By this, we usually mean an increase in data rate.

According to materials of foreign mass media


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