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HTC Mobile Devices and Gadgets

HTC announced the Touch Cruise, the third product in the Touch series!

HTC Touch Cruise

The Touch Cruise is the first Touch device that features a built-in GPS receiver and TomTom Navigator 6 software. The terminal also features a large 2.8 inches touchscreen display and HTC’s TouchFlo technology.The HTC Touch Cruise is a Microsoft Windows Mobile 6.0 Professional smartphone that brigs on it’s features list a 3.15 megapixels camera, bluetooth, miniUSB port, Wi-Fi, Pocket Office and FM radio.

HTC Touch Cruise

Handset Specifications
Band HSDPA / GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Data GPRS Class 10/EDGE/3G – HSDPA, 3.6Mbps
Display resolution: 240 x 320 pixels
size: 2.8 inches
type: TFT
colors: 65K
other: TouchFLO finger swipe navigation
Size dimensions: 110 x 58 x 15.5 mm
weight: 130g
Memory internal: 128 MB RAM, 256 MB ROM
card slot: microSD (TransFlash), 512 MB card included
Processor Qualcomm MSM7200, 400 MHz
Connectivity WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g
BT: yes, v2.0
IR: no
USB: yes, miniUSB
Camera 3.15 MP2048 x 1536 pixels
secondary VGA videocall camera
Battery Life Li-Ion, stand by up to 450h, talk time up to 7h
Features OS: Microsoft Windows Mobile 6.0 Professional
40 Channels Polyphonic Ringtones
Java MIDP 2.0
Build-in GPS receiver
Pocket Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PDF viewer)
FM Radio
TomTom Navigator 6

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Google Announces Android Operating System

Google introduced what it is calling the Open Handset Alliance which has 34 major players from the hardware and software industry among them being Google, T-Mobile, HTC, Qualcomm, Motorola, Nokia, Apple and Microsoft and made a big step in the mobiles world by introducing an open source phone platform called Android. This product will be Linux based and includes an operating system and an important list of applications.

Open Handset Alliance

So, instead a Gphone, there will be many Gphones by various manufacturers which will be based on the new Android OS. The first devices running on the Android system are expected to hit the market in the second half of 2008.