Mobile Computers

Sony Tablet P

Sony is blatantly late to the tablet game, but as so often happens, now it has shown its hand, it's made a big splash. Unlike the standard tablet, the Sony Tablet P comes with not one, but two, high-resolution screens.

Sunday, 29 January, 2012, 12:00am

Field day for cyber warriors

Current trends in connecting personal smartphones and mobile devices to company operating systems can help increase convenience and connectivity, but also amplify the risk of lost data and cyber attacks.

7 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

Gadget corner

It rocks

13 Dec 2009 - 12:00am

Gadget corner

Moving pictures

6 Sep 2009 - 12:00am

Devotec Solar Sound

When it's so hot and sunny, there's nothing better than going to the beach or the pool, to cool off and relax with your friends. And with Devotec's Solar Sound Bluetooth Stereo Travel Speakers, you can share your music while you do it.

26 Jul 2009 - 12:00am

Gadget corner

Magic box

6 Jul 2008 - 12:00am

CityU students make life simpler

City University (CityU) students are making life easier with their inventions: a system to track missing trail-walkers and a handy device to computerise grocery shopping.

4 Jun 2008 - 12:00am

Small Wonders

Turn your car into a haven of gadgetry with these ingenious devices.

Oregon Scientific Talking Weather Station HK$1,778

This convenient flat-panel weather station will help you decide whether to turn back for an umbrella or to keep driving towards sunnier skies. It vocally relays the information to you, so you never have to take your eyes off the road.

3 Aug 2007 - 12:00am

Free Wi-fi trial begins in Kowloon Park

A trial run of the government's free Wi-fi programme went into operation yesterday at Kowloon Park's Heritage Discovery Centre. The trial, part of an initiative to provide wireless internet access at 350 government sites in the next two years, will allow users to surf the Web from their mobile phones, PDAs and notebooks.

1 Aug 2007 - 12:00am

handle with care

Prolific science-fiction writer Isaac Asimov foresaw more than uppity robots, equal opportunity and gourmet seaweed. He also envisaged the coming of that mutating portable gizmo, the pocket PC.

3 Jun 2007 - 12:00am

Free to roam

Microsoft's new Wireless Entertainment Desktop 7000, with high-definition laser mouse, gives you room to move without having to worry about tangled wires. It features Bluetooth technology, which allows users to type and scroll with ease up to nine metres from the computer.

22 Apr 2007 - 12:00am

Engineer sought to support Bluetooth projects

This job will be music to the ears of at least one engineer who is well-organised, can analyse problems and communicate the issues to superiors.

Among the first to market Bluetooth headsets in Hong Kong in 2002, Innovi Technologies continues to concentrate on developing products for the Bluetooth market.

15 Jul 2006 - 12:00am

Gadgets inspire winning articles

Judging for the South China Morning Post Student Linguist of the Year Award was conducted last week. Candidates were asked to write an article about thir favourite gadget. The candidates were of a high standard and the judges had a difficult time deciding on the winners. Therefore, two special awards were added in recognition of the students' efforts.

Winner

1 Jun 2006 - 12:00am

Smarter assistant

Personal digital assistants are cool again, thanks to Hewlett-Packard. Asia's leading supplier of PDAs has updated its venerable iPaq handheld device, resulting in the rw6828 Multimedia Messenger. In white or metallic silver, the new iPaq PDA camera phone integrates more connectivity modes than previous models. It offers tri-band GSM, GPRS, Edge, infrared, Bluetooth and Wi-Fi connections.

30 May 2006 - 12:00am

Keep data on all your devices synchronised, secure and available

Re: Longevity of formats a long-term headache (South China Morning Post, February 14, 2006). When you set up Palm on your computer, you have an option to synchronise the handheld with either the Palm system on your desktop, or Outlook. I did the latter, and I think this can be transferred quite easily ...

Judith Mackay

Clear Water Bay

28 Mar 2006 - 12:00am

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