Microsoft is to launch the Zune HD this autumn and the device will have access to TV, movies and games through the Xbox Live Video Marketplace.
Essentially being lined up as a rival to Apple’s iPod Touch, the new PMP will have a built-in HD Radio receiver, an OLED touch screen interface, wi-fi, a multi-touch UI for Internet Explorer.
Palm finally revealed its new smartphone, the Pre, along with an exclusive partnership with Sprint to distribute it.
The new touch-screen device and operating system, WebOS, received a positive welcome at CES in Las Vegas.
The smartphone camera race roars on with news that Sony Ericsson is shaping up a 12 megapixel camera on a CyberShot phone.
Currently codenamed the Kokura, it will apparently also feature a touchscreen and iPhone-like interface, according to Mobilementalism.
Nokia has finally unveiled its touchscreen 5800 XpressMusic.
Aimed at a mainstream market, the Finnish phone giant is hoping to attract users put off by the price of Apple’s iPhone.
To coincide with the announcement of its the mid-range music-focussed phone Nokia launched its’ free music package Comes with Music.
An announcement is expected from Nokia today about the launch of a touch-screen device.
Dubbed the “Tube”, the handset could be unveiled at a media and analyst event in London.
It would be Nokia’s first touch-screen since Apple launched the iPhone last year.
Apple’s iPhone has done much to thrust touch screens firmly into the public’s consciousness – a place they seem certain to increasingly inhabit.
A report from ABI Research forecasts that revenue from the global touch screen market for smartphones and other handheld devices such as MIDs, UMPCs, and PNDs will reach USD $5 billion in 2009.