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Palm Treo 650

Released in February 2005, Palm's quad-band Treo 650 is a hybrid PDA/mobile-phone device that addresses many of the shortcomings of its hugely popular predecessor, the Treo 600.

New MIMO Wi-Fi to outpace Ethernet

Airgo Networks, whose MIMO antenna technology pioneered a new generation of Wi-Fi gear with dramatically improved range and throughput, announced a new product line it says will match data speeds of standard ethernet.

The next generation of powerline networking

The long-awaited HomePlug AV specification for superfast networking through conventional electrical wiring in homes and small offices has been ratified, paving the way for products as early as next March.

Microsoft upgrades Windows for handhelds

The next version of Microsoft's flagship desktop operating system won't see release for at least another 14 months, but a new edition of the Windows Mobile OS for handhelds and smart phones is much closer to arriving. Windows Mobile 2005 (previously ...

Now Treo does even more

The Treo 650's design balances the sometimes-conflicting needs of a PDA and a mobile phone. New features include a removable rechargeable battery, MP3 player and Bluetooth.

ExpressCards more desktop-friendly

For years, PC Cards have been the preferred means of connecting high-bandwidth peripherals to notebooks and other portables. Now, they're getting a makeover: Today's credit card-like format is giving way to a smaller, faster, and more desktop-friendl...

Gates to preview Windows' third decade

The newest and next versions of Windows -- XP Professional x64 Edition and Longhorn -- will share center stage this week at WinHEC, Microsoft's annual Windows Hardware Engineering Conference.

New Tricks For Tungsten, Axim

If you're going to shell out around $800 for a handheld that isn't also a phone or a camera, you expect more than a plain-vanilla PDA. Both PalmOne's Tungsten T5 and Dell's Axim X50v deliver that something extra - but they do so in notably different ...

Older Quicken versions to lose online updates

People who have been using older versions of Quicken to download their financial data from banks and brokerages will lose this time-saving functionality, says the publisher of the popular personal finance package -- unless they upgrade to Quicken 200...

Intuit acquires Paytrust customers

Customers of the PayTrust online bill pay service are now customers of Intuit, publisher of the popular Quicken, Quickbooks, and TurboTax personal and small-business finance software packages.

High-def TV gets higher-def

High-definition television is still in its infancy, but already a new crop of sets is upping the ante on screen resolution. At the 2005 International Consumer Electronics Show held last week, almost all major vendors showed high-end sets with native ...

Axims easy on the pocket

Although not the most stylish PDA, Dell's Axims provide bargain-priced, cutting-edge PDA technology. The new Axim X30 adds Intel's latest mobile chip, Bluetooth, and better security to the already impressive feature list of the Axim X3 - all at a sli...

New Zires aim higher

PalmOne has released a pair of new Zire handhelds designed to entice people who are holding out for high-end multimedia features at low-end to mid-range PDA (personal digital assistant) prices. The new models are the Zire 31 (pictured), which at $299...

First look at Quicken 2005

Intuit has released its annual update of Quicken, bringing some welcome renovations to the market-leading personal finance package. But the changes are primarily small usability improvements that enhance existing features, so users of other versions ...

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