Upcoming Garmin Nuvi 1690 Supports GSM, GPRS, EDGE

FCC tests have revealed that an upcoming Garmin GPS device, the nuvi 1690, will feature GSM/GPRS/EDGE support. Presumably, this connectivity would be for updates like real-time traffic. » 8/03/09 1:32pm 8/03/09 1:32pm

Tiny Quicksilver 3G Network Modem Comes to AT&T

AT&T users can now snap up the AT&T USBConnect Quicksilver, one of the smallest 3G HSPA-capable devices out there. The tiny little hub weighs 1.2 ounces and uses the new Icera Livanto chipset, which handles GSM/GPRS/EDGE/3G data. That'll give you 70 to 135kpbs downloads on an EDGE network, and 700kbps to 1.7 Mbps… » 10/15/08 1:45am 10/15/08 1:45am

TomTom Go 940 Live Leaked: Includes Live GPRS Traffic Data and Google…

A "leak" at a UK online retailer's site reveals a whole bunch of info on TomTom's Go 940 Live GPS system: it looks like the system comes with a GPRS unit to give it live traffic and fuel-price info and the ability to Google search. Yep, alongside the IQ routing and intelligent lane advice that the Go 930 » 8/22/08 10:15am 8/22/08 10:15am and the new …

Motorola Alexander's QWERTY-Free Cousin: The Atila

It's been about a week since spy shots of the Motorola Alexander » 8/11/08 2:16pm 8/11/08 2:16pm surfaced, and it appears that it will be followed by an inbred cousin dubbed "Atila" that was born without a QWERTY keyboard. It will also be the first Motorola device with tri-band UMTS/HSDPA. Other features include: quad-band GSM/GPRS/EDGE, 7.2Mbps…

Pocketsurfer 2 Mobile Internet Communicator Reviewed (Verdict: We…

The Gadget: A handheld internet browsing device that functions using a GPRS data connection, freeing you from the confines of limited Wi-Fi coverage. The Pocketsurfer 2 incorporates a specialized compression technology that does away with the typical slow speeds associated with GPRS. Datawind did great work in… » 12/15/07 2:10pm 12/15/07 2:10pm

Dash Express Next-Gen GPS Navigator Gets Official Look and Launch…

If you want to know what the next big move in navigation will look like, it's the Dash Express, shown here for the first time in its final design. The wireless net-connected GPS is just about through with its successful national road beta test (which many of you have participated in) and it's on track for early 2008… » 9/17/07 12:01am 9/17/07 12:01am

Toshiba Portege R500 Ultra-Portable Notebook Gets HSDPA, FCC Clearance

That super light 2.4-pound Toshiba Portege ultra-portable (previous version here) has gotten a little upgrade in the form of 3.5G HSDPA connectivity. That's right, you'll soon be able to take this laptop out anywhere and still be able to get online and upload your own YTMNDs, thanks to the GSM, GPRS, EGPRS, WCDMA and… » 7/20/07 11:52am 7/20/07 11:52am

Dash Express GPS Road Test Sign Up NOW: Free Next Gen Navigator Anyone?

Hey, want to play with that Dash GPS I just wrote about a minute ago? Before anyone else has them? For free? If you love driving as much as you love free next-generation gadgets, stop reading Giz, click here and fill out the form to be part of Dash's Road Test. You've got the jump on the rest of the Internet, so go. » 4/09/07 1:03am 4/09/07 1:03am

First Shots of Dash's Datalink'd GPS Routing Around Traffic

It was so many months ago when we showed you the first of Dash's first of its kind GPS with a cellular data link inside. Today, here are the first photos of the device's updated interface, including Yahoo! search results for local points of interest. And traffic data measured by some mashup of historical data, time of… » 4/09/07 1:02am 4/09/07 1:02am

Sony Ericsson PC300 Does 4 Flavors of Wireless

Amidst the barrage of phones they introduced this morning, Sony Ericsson quietly released their first mobile broadband card capable of supporting 4 types of wireless—HSDPA, UMTS, EDGE, and GPRS. The card will get you 3.6 MBps of download speed and it's been fitted with an integrated antenna, so you don't have to… » 2/06/07 10:30am 2/06/07 10:30am

E-TEN G500 Windows Mobile 5 Smartphone with GPS Announced

E-TEN has announced the G500, a Windows Mobile 5 smartphone with a built-in GPS receiver that foregoes any external antenna. Using a quad-band GSM radio—which means it should work just about everywhere in the world—the G500 also supports Traffic Message Channel (TMC), a service that allows updates regarding traffic… » 3/08/06 7:32am 3/08/06 7:32am

Motorola E1000 - All You Ever Hoped For

Motorola has been on a candybar phone spree lately it seems. The E1000 is Motorola's latest phone with everyone in mind. The E1000 is a dual mode phone that supports WCDMA and tri-band GSM (900/1800/1900MHz). No luck on EDGE if that's what you were hoping for, but it's got a 262k color screen for viewing porn puppies,… » 10/26/05 11:44am 10/26/05 11:44am

LG B2250: Wafer Thin

LG Korea is crafting a new tri-band GSM phone that is 15mm (.59") thin. Not quite as slim as Siemens' CC75 .50" candy bar. But in exchange you get a 262k TFT screen and a multi-color backlight. To say nothing of the GSM, GPRS, WAP, VGA camera and loads of other acronyms that come standard with phones nowadays. No… » 8/17/05 10:34am 8/17/05 10:34am