Smart devices shipments leap 75 per cent
Smartphones are continuing their relentless march to world dominance. According to the quarterly smartphone report from market analysts Canalys, global shipments of smart mobile devices leapt 75 per cent in Q3 2005 over the equivalent quarter of 2004.
Nokia comfortably held onto its number one position as the world's leading supplier of smartphones. ...more
Nikon extends digicam range
Nikon has unveiled two new digital cameras, the D100, the latest addition to its professional range, and the Coolpix 2500 for the consumer market.
At 700g, Nikon claimed the D100 is the world's lightest digital SLR camera and it is smaller and more compact than cameras in Nikon's high-end D1 series. It has a 6. ...more
Panasonic follows the Sony print path
Panasonic has announced the UK release of its digital photoprinter, the NV-APD1, for printing photo quality prints straight from the camera or media.
Released in October, the NV-APD1 weighs in at 2.4kg. ...more
Sony launches worldwide video over IP service
Sony is to launch what it claims is the world's first IP-based video call service. Based on its own technology and that of GlowPoint, the company says it can offer video calls to anywhere in the world.
Sony says that the IVE (Instant Video Everywhere ) service is as simple to use as making a phone call. ...more
High-tech car round up
The motorcar is about to get a 21st century makeover from two leading car companies.
Volkswagon is synonymous with engaging car design, well now the company has given its Golf model a high-tech facelift. The car specs seem standard, there's the power windows and locks, tilt steering and obligatory airbags, but Volkswagon have seen fit to add an HP Jordana 548 PDA to the package. ...more