Nokia unveils smallest color TDMA phone

Nokia today announced the Nokia 6560 phone, the world’s smallest and lightest TDMA handset with color display and dual band functionality. Weighing only 3.1 ounces, the Nokia 6560 phone is a smalland sleek mobile phone optimized for balancing work and family life. It has a large high quality color display and enlarged keypad optimized for messaging. The advanced feature set of the Nokia 6560further include Java(TM) technology, XHTML browser and data connectivity via infrared, continuing a tradition of Nokia leadership in the TDMA market. Shipments of the Nokia 6560 TDMA 800/1900 MHz /AMPS handset are expected to begin during the 4th quarter of 2003.   To allow users to personalize their phone, the Nokia 6560 phone includes on-screen wallpapers, user changeable Xpress-on(TM)front and back covers and high-fidelity MIDI ringing tones. With support of Java technology, users can further customize their phone by downloading new services and applications such as games orproductivity applications to the phone using the built-in XHTML browser.   User-defined profiles allow for the audible and tactile alerts of the phone to be adjusted for the environment that thephone is being used in. Caller group function enables the management of incoming calls, while features such as predictive text input, a high quality color display, selectable font sizes and anintegrated hands free speaker enhance the usability of the phone.   The Nokia 6560 is the smallest and lightest TDMA phone with large color screen and it offers a full set of latest featuresfffor users to manage their business and personal life,” said Pekka Vartiainen, senior vice president of Nokia Mobile Phones, Americas. “This handset clearly demonstrates Nokia’s continuingcommitment to the TDMA market.”   Advanced voice features of the Nokia 6560 include voice memos, voice dialing and voice commands. The unique Nokia Pop-port connector allows for a full range ofaccessories such as an FM stereo radio headset. The phone also supports connectivity to a TTY device for hearing impaired users. 

Mobile

The Cat S48c is the phone designed for construction workers (or the clumsy)

The Cat S48c is a rugged smartphone that's available from Sprint. It mixes midrange specs with a huge battery wrapped in an extremely tough and protective body. If you need a phone that can survive the construction site, then this is it.
Mobile

Android vs. iOS: Which smartphone platform is the best?

If you’re trying to choose a new phone and you’re not sure about the merits and pitfalls of the leading smartphone operating systems, then come on in for a detailed breakdown as we pit Android vs. iOS in various categories.
Mobile

On a budget? We found the best affordable smartphones you can buy

Here are the best cheap phones for anyone working with a tight budget, whether you're a fan of stock Android or marathon battery life. Find out what you can get for under $500 or far, far less as we round up the best budget smartphones.
Mobile

We tried all the latest and greatest smartphones to find the best of 2019

Smartphones are perhaps the most important and personal piece of tech on the planet. That’s why it’s important to pick the best phone for your individual needs. Here are the best smartphones you can buy.
Mobile

How to use iOS 12’s Passwords and Accounts tool to autofill passwords

Keeping track of all your passwords and accounts can be a real chore. If you use an iPhone with iOS 12, then you don't have to. Here's how to use iOS 12's own password manager to autofill passwords.
Computing

What is fixed wireless 5G? Here’s everything you need to know

Here's fixed wireless 5G explained! Learn what you need to know about this effective new wireless technology, when it's available, how much it costs, and more. If you're thinking about 5G, this guide can help!
Emerging Tech

Awesome Tech You Can’t Buy Yet: camera with A.I. director, robot arm assistant

Check out our roundup of the best new crowdfunding projects and product announcements that hit the web this week. You may not be able to buy this stuff yet, but it sure is fun to gawk!
Mobile

Razer’s Wireless Charger will turn your desk into gamer heaven

The Razer Wireless Charger adds colorful flair to your desk or bedside table. It works with any phone that supports Qi wireless charging -- with some quirks -- but is it worth the high price tag? We take a look.
Gaming

Xbox app lets you access your console while away from home. Here's how

Microsoft's Xbox allows you to access your profile information and launch media content directly from your mobile device. Check out our quick guide on how to connect your smartphone to an Xbox One.
Wearables

The best Apple Watch bands and straps to stylize your timepiece

If you have an Apple Watch, you know how easy it is to take off the strap it came with, so why not buy yourself another one? Here, we've gathered the best Apple Watch bands we've seen so far. There's something for everyone.
Mobile

How to choose an iPad in 2019: A practical guide to Apple’s tablets

Selecting an iPad from Apple's lineup can be intimidating, but it doesn't have to be. Our comprehensive guide should put the numbers and specs in practical, easy-to-understand terms. Find your ideal iPad with the help of our guide.
Mobile

Apple resurrects the iPhone SE with brand-new units starting at $249

Apple quietly started selling the iPhone SE again, at even lower prices than when it was discontinued four months ago. Brand new units of the 32GB version are on sale for $249, while the 128GB version is going for $299.
Android

Popular Android navigation apps are just Google Maps with ads, researcher says

A malware researcher found that 19 free Android navigation apps on the Google Play Store were nothing more than Google Maps, but with ads. One of the apps asked for a payment to remove the ads, while some of them presented security risks.
Mobile

Google Maps will now help drivers stay within speed limits, avoid speed traps

Google Maps will now start showing speed limits and speed camera locations, so that drivers will not be flagged for speeding tickets. The new features arrive to the app years after they were introduced in Waze.