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Softbank announces Sharp 812SH with 20 color variations

Softbank Japan made an official announcement of the Sharp 812SH this morning, a phone that we have already shown you the  leaked pics. The main selling point here is the availability of 20 color variations. The rest of the functions aren’t weak either. The Face-recognition security program for Felica electronic money and the remote-lock anti-theft function are all in place. ...

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Hunt ’em down with Tianyu’s B832 anti-theft multimedia phone

Tianyu B832 is a dualband GSM phone that doesn’t catch attention at first glance: just a plain, fail-safe Siemens-ish design. What’s so special about it would be its anti-theft features. Firstly when somebody steals your phone and changes a new SIM card, an SMS message will be automatically sent to your old number (which you can receive once you get ...

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Toy DMB TV with an attitude for you to crack

You know how sometimes you need to have the gadget grow on you after the purchase before you start to get comfortable with using it? Well, Japanese toys manufacturer Takara-TOMY has brought this to a completely different level with the new kind of One-Seg DMB toy TV they showed us at Toy Forum 2007 this morning. This portable TV itself ...

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Would you like a cat stuck on your phone? Or a Benetton phone?

Willcom today also announced 2 design updates to their tiny “nico” phone (45x125x14.3mm 67g). As if the original design is not cute enough, they’ve decided to mount a cat cartoon character Koneko on top, they’ve also added the relevant wallpaper, ringtone and accessory to bundle with it. So now you can have a cat hanging out of your suit pocket ...

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Use your indoor chordless phone on the train: WX220J

Japanese network operator Willcom has announced the JRC WX220J this morning. The phone is nothing compared to the 20 phones you saw from AU KDDI and NTT DoCoMo 2 weeks ago, however the WX220J retains a really retro (20th century) design and stripped off everything fancy. The WX220J is targeted towards companies that use the PBX standard for their indoor ...

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Philips SRM7500 SlideShow compatible remote for Vista

Are you one of the many people overly excited about the new media center capabilites that are built into Windows Vista? Philips has begun to make its SRM7500 remote that is Vista compatable with a built in display. The display makes use of the SlideShow features to display information pertaining to what you are doing on the computer. While the ...

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Oversized Ricoh 500SE delivers GPS, so what?

This product is definately directed at a very niche market. The Ricoh 500SE camera looks a bit oversized, but there is a good reason why. It has a built in GPS chipset inside of its camera body. Also, the body is big because it has been made for rugged use. If you’ve ever dropped a camera and it went kaput, ...

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