Today, we review what's trendy on the web magazine of our great contributor Ubergizmo.com- dedicated to consumer electronics news and reviews. Enjoy! AT&T readies Moto Q Global Also known as the Motorola Q with integrated
GPS, the Moto Q Global is an extremely slim device filled to the brim with features, where built-in GPS navigation is one of the main highlights. Without a shadow of doubt, AT&T will lock this feature for 3rd party applications while making it available only through TeleNav in order to milk a few extra dollars from you. Other features of this 3G-enabled Moto Q Global include a QWERTY keyboard, a 2 megapixel camera, Bluetooth connectivity, and a microSDHC memory card slot (imagine carry up to 32GB of additional data with you!). No word on pricing, but it should be available pretty soon from the folks at AT&T.
Smiley celebrates 25th birthday
Looks like the humble :-) has just turned 25, thanks to a stroke of genius (or should that be three) by Carnegie Mellon University professor Scott E. Fahlman. The smiley has spawned numerous emoticons throughout the two decades, and you even have localized smileys that are read in different ways. Needless to say, ASCII art is an offshoot and natural progression from the smiley, but I guess the Internet would not have been the same without these cute little critters floating around in emails and forums. What's your favorite smiley? :D
Google PowerPoint beta ready to roll
Google is keeping Microsoft's PowerPoint program in its sights by rolling out a new beta, where PowerPoint, Word and Excel copies are now collectively known as Google Docs. According to Google Docs engineering chief Sam Schillace, "Putting documents in the cloud surrounded by easy to use features for collaboration and sharing can save people hours of inefficiency and frustration and even enable new ways of working together." Will you be making the jump over from ye olde PowerPoint when this new beta is released, or is your loyalty not swayed by free software?
New Sony Ericsson concept phone
Sony Ericsson is currently working on a new concept phone which claims to revolutionize the way we use our cellphones. Already? I thought the iPhone just about did that, are folks all over the world ready for another revolution? Time will tell, but here's some skinny on it - the concept will be dubbed Konan: Beauty Renaissance 2.0. It sure as heck looks sweet, but the name sounds more bloodthirsty than anything else.
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