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Improving Wireless Location-Detection Systems

Improving Wireless Location-Detection Systems

Researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology are developing innovative techniques to improve existing methods used in location-detection systems. Unlike Global Positioning Systems (GPS), their project utilizes wireless devices in a whole new manner, offering potential applications new ways to ...

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Nokia Makes Qt Port to Maemo 5 and N900 Official

Nokia Makes Qt Port to Maemo 5 and N900 Official

Nokia has recently announced that the official port of the community-driven Qt will be available for the Maemo 5 project. This announcement is meaningful mostly for developers who wish to program applications for the Nokia N900, one of the latest ...

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Afghan Language Translation Devices for U.S. Army

Afghan Language Translation Devices for U.S. Army

Scientists from the National Institute of Standards and Technology have developed an innovative translation system for the U.S. Army, to be used in Afghanistan. Since many American soldiers don’t know the Afghan language, the new development could provide them an ...

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T-Mobile’s myTouch 3G Smartphone

T-Mobile has recently launched a new smartphone, the HTC myTouch, which is based on Google Android. The new device is 3G compliant, and offers features far superior to the G1 Android, the original cellular utilizing Google’s operating system. These features ...

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ASUS P565 Super-Phone

ASUS P565 Super-Phone

The Taiwanese manufacturer ASUS has recently released the P565, a new ultra-fast pocket PC phone. Conforming to the latest trend, ASUS offers its latest windows mobile device with an updated touch interface, extending the basic functionality of Microsoft’s OS. The ...

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New Generation GPS Receivers Coming

New Generation  GPS Receivers Coming

As GPS navigation becomes exceedingly common these days, companies around the world are striving to improve reception in difficult places such as tunnels, canyons and nearby high-rise buildings. The California based company SiRF and the Swiss company U-Blox recently announced ...

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