Archive for September, 2006

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Samsung announced that it is now shipping 1 and 2 gigabyte (GB) samples of moviNAND – an embedded combination of NAND flash memory, a multimedia card (MMC) controller and onboard firmware – to leading manufacturers of mobile products.

moviNAND satisfies all of the major architectural concerns of mobile device designers with its high-speed, high capacity and extremely small form factor. moviNAND is smaller than competing devices being marketed and takes advantage of its high-performance MMC (multimedia card) interface to provide the fastest mobile data processing possible at 52 megabytes per second.

As an embedded memory card, Samsung’s moviNAND makes it unnecessary to have an external memory card slot in mobile devices. Another option is to use the embedded flash with a removable MMC card to enable a virtually unlimited amount of higher storage capacity.

Mass production of moviNAND in 1 and 2 GB densities starts this month, 512MB and 4GB densities should be available by the end of this year.

For more information about Samsung’s products…

Skullcandy LINK Pack

4, Sep 2006

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Carry all your gear in this ultra-cool looking backpack. The LINK Pack is fully armed with a AA battery-powered amplifier that fires sound out of 60mm speakers embedded in the upper straps. These specially tooled water-proof drivers along with our Mobile-Mic buried in the strap allow you to listen to your favorite music (MP3 player is needed) and take phone calls completely hands and headset free (you need to connect your mobile). With the help of the Skullcandy Soft Switch Panel sewn into the mid-strap you can control the power, volume, and phone functions.

The price of the LINK Pack backpack is $129.99.

For more information about the Skullcandy LINK Pack…

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The iCast Universal FM Transmitter is giving you the ability to wirelessly play your tunes through any FM radio, the iCast frees you from cables and cassette adaptors, allowing you to enjoy your music wherever you are. It connects through the standard headphone port, meaning that anything from sat nav units to iPods to laptops can all have their sound heard through your home or car stereo.

The tiny iCast is powered by 1xAAA battery, or when you are in the car you can plug into the cigarette lighter to save power. And with 199 available broadcasting frequencies, you can be sure to get the best possible signal, and locate it with ease on the stylish backlit LCD screen.

Specifications
– Frequency Range: 88.1 ~ 107.9 Mhz
– Power Supply – 1.5 V (AAA alkaline 1ea) or 12 ~ 24 V
– Stereo Separation: 40dB
– Life Time: Max 18H (AAA 1.5V Battery)
– Size (mm): 87 x 23 x 22
– Weight: 30 grams

The price of the iCast Universal FM Transmitter is about $60.

More information about iCast Universal FM Transmitter…


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