NOKIA WORLD 09. Nokia announced the launch of the new Nokia X6, the latest edition to the company’s Xseries touch-screen device portfolio.
This very slim (14mm) handset features stroke-sensitive, 3.2 inch 16:9 nHD widescreen, that enables to fit 20 shortcuts onto a home screen, 32GB internal memory, 5 megapixels with Carl-Zeiss optics and dual LED flash, built-in features to edit videos and show them on TV or online, GPS with Assisted GPS support, compass and Nokia Ovi Maps.
Consumer demand for data storage is expected to drive Network Attached Storage (NAS) revenues to more than USD $1.25 billion in revenues by 2011.
That’s the conclusion of ABI Research, which says the phenomenal growth of digital photography, audio, and video have focused consumers’ minds on the need for secure storage.
A US Company has started an iPod upgrading service that can expand an iPod to 240GB – or 48,000 tracks.
Apple’s largest iPod is the 120GB classic which allows up to 24,000 tracks to be stored.
Symantec, makers of Norton security software, has announced the availability of an online backup service.
Norton Online Backup, which automatically stores files and digital assets, is the first Web-based consumer offering delivered by Norton.
INTERVIEW: Sanjiv Parikh, vice president of marketing for FutureDial, talks to smartphone-biz.news about its mobile content management service and its potential to generate revenue for operators and retailers.
The company’s Retail Management Solution (RMS) 4.0 allows mobile content to be directly loaded to handsets at store counters – an industry first.
There are undoubtedly pros and cons to having a single optical disc that can pack in 400GB of data – movies, music…whatever you can throw at it.
Pioneer is preparing for release a 16-layer Blu-ray disc that not only offers this colossal storage capacity but will play back on most current standalone Blu-ray players, including the Sony PlayStation 3.
It wasn’t THAT long ago that anything over 1GB of storage in a Flash drive was considered impressive.
Now Kingston Technology has launched its new DataTraveler 150, a 64GB USB Flash drive.
This supercedes last month’s offering – a mere 32GB – as the largest in the outfit’s entire DataTraveler line.
Less than a fifth of consumers regularly back up data on PCs, according to security solutions firm Webroot.
Its latest research report, “State of Internet Security: Protecting Your Digital Life”, also shows that nearly one in five users had never backed up their personal files.
Callpod has launched a "plug-and-play" Bluetooth device that connects with a headset or headphones to provide streaming music and voice over a 100 meter (328ft) range.
Called the Drone, it plugs into the USB port of a computer and audio is routed automatically.
The future of Apple’s iTunes music store could be decided today if the Copyright Royalty Board backs a proposal to raise royalties.
iTunes’ vice president, Eddy Cue, has warned that Apple would close iTunes if the board agrees to increase royalty rates.