It’s been a while since MacWorld and I am thrilled with the Harmony remotes I pre-ordered at a special show price. The Harmony remote is an activity based remote that is programmed and updated via the internet. READ MORE
Griffin’s US$35 iTrip remains the best FM transmitter for iPods on the market because of its flexibility in broadcasting to different FM frequencies. The iTrip allows you to broadcast your iPod’s music to nearby stereos, in a car or anywhere else; competitive products don’t work well because they have a fixed number of frequencies to which they can broadcast. This week Griffin made the iTrip work even better by releasing OS X Station Finder software to look up available frequencies in 240 U.S. cities. Now all we’re waiting for is the iTrip for the newest generation of iPods, which Griffin says is shipping soon — preorder available.
My friend Nobi has written an article in MacPeople magazine (Japan) that a company in Taiwan (or China) has shipped several thousand Bluetooth mice to Apple last month. So although Apple didn’t announce any Bluetooth input devices today at Macworld Creative Pro, they appear to be imminent.
According to PhoneScoop
At the Flat Panel Display exposition in Tokyo this week, Japanese company ELDis is demonstrating the world’s first dual-emission organic light-emitting diode display (OLED) for a mobile phone. The screen can be viewed from both sides, eliminating the need for a separate external display on folder-style phones. OLED is seen as a potential replacement for current LCD technology, particularly in mobile devices. OLED displays are thinner, lighter, consume less power, and have faster response times than LCDs.
CNET: Sony brightens prospects of OLED
Geek.com: Sony displays a 24-inch OLED prototype
Kodak Brands OLED Displays
Kodak EasyShare LS633 zoom digital camera, the world’s first product with a full-color, active-matrix (AM) OLED display.