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Starting out the 2007 year, Nokia ramps up their tablet game. During CES 2007 the company unveiled a new member to the Nokia NSeries family, the Nokia N800 Internet tablet.
Much the same, yet much different from the previous Nokia tablet, the N770. The Nokia N800 should be considered an upgrade of the previous model, building on a solid foundation and expanding the successful platform.
This week Nokia and VISA made the official announcement regarding a global mobile payment system and accordingly Nokia announces a handset that will happily coordinate with the new network.
The Nokia 6131 NFC is an update to an existng Nokia device that now makes use of Near Field Communication (RFID) to allow users to make payments and share information.
The Last Gadget Standing, as voted by the people, is the HP TouchSmart PC. MS fanboys and girls are claiming the TouchSmart as a serious iMac challenger, while as usual Mac-addicts are turning up their noses, but still peeking, none the less at this awesome, new all-in-one entry from Hewlett-Packard.
CES 2007 brought many devices, some getting yawns and others turning heads. The LG VX9400 however, turns its own head, so you don’t have to. Sporting a swivel screen that allows for wider viewing angles when watching televison. With an extendable 80′s type antenna, the LG VX9400 is the first phone of its type in the US.
We like these before they went “premo” on us. Now, Sony has beefed up the VAIO UX with a 32GB flash drive and dubbed it “Premium”. Price skeets upwards with the inclusion of the flash drive. However, you’ll be thankful for the speed improvement and longer battery life.
Besides the hard drive upgrade, here’s the Sony VAIO UX Premium under the hood; Intel Core Solo processor, 512MB RAM, 2 digital cameras, VoIP/Wi-Fi, 4.5-inch widescreen SVGA display, USB 2.0 port, Memory Stick Duo slot, GPS navigation etc… Vista-ready and ships in February for $2,500
Nokia, IBM, Verisign and Visa have come together to launch a worldwide payment system which can be administered via mobile phones. The new system announced during CES 2007 is going to start llightly and expand purchasing power in stages.
Initially users will be able to pay for groceries and other good and services by swiping their phones over a reader, which will complete the transaction. After swiping for payment, you simply press a button on your phone to confirm the transaction.