Pharos Unveils Traveler 117 and 127 Unlocked WinMo GPS Smartphones

Rumors have been floating around for a few weeks now, but today Pharos » 11/12/08 9:00am 11/12/08 9:00am has officially unveiled two new additions to their Windows Mobile GPS smartphone lineup—the Traveller 117 and 127. Generally, another GPS-enabled phone is nothing to get all that excited about, but tri-band 7.2Mbps HSDPA, 2-megapixel cam / front…

HTC Pharos Spy Shot - Windows Mobile, GPS and Confusing Name

We're not sure if this HTC Pharos 3470 Windows Mobile Smartphone will actually be called the Pharos when it launches—especially since it gets people confused with Pharos, who also make GPS Windows Mobile smartphones—but this spy shot looks interesting. The phone has a 200MHz OMAP processor, 128MB RAM, 2.8-inch QVGA… » 1/17/08 2:02pm 1/17/08 2:02pm

Lightning Round: Pharos Drive GPS 250

The Gadget: The Drive GPS 250 from Pharos offers text-to-speech functionality, a SiRFStarIII GPS receiver, a 4.3" touchscreen display, 32-bit CPU, NAVTEQ map and automatic night view-switching. Not bad when compared to other mid-range devices released by more mainstream companies. » 12/19/07 3:30pm 12/19/07 3:30pm

Pharos' Entry Level GPS Units Are Cheap Enough To Be Disposable

Pharos, whose GPS units we've actually tested in smartphone form, has just released two entry level models for the price of $199 and $299. The Pharos Drive GPS 250, which is $299, has a SiRFStarIII GPS receiver, touchscreen display, and automatic night view switching when it detects that the sun's gone. The cheaper… » 11/08/07 11:30am 11/08/07 11:30am

Pharos GPS Phone 600 Hands-On: Rarely Get Lost Again

As much as we've enjoyed Windows Mobile phones and GPSes, we haven't actually had the pleasure of using something that combined both into one device. That's why Pharos's GPS Phone 600 is a welcome addition to our gadget arsenal whenever we have to go anywhere and we're not driving. » 4/25/07 2:00pm 4/25/07 2:00pm

Microsoft Streets and Trips 2007, With Improved GPS Receiver

Microsoft announced its updated Microsoft Streets and Trips 2007, adding improved GPS locator hardware by Pharos to the package. The company says the GPS device now uses SiRF star III technology that's 10 times more sensitive than the GPS device included with the Streets and Trips 2006 version. The device plugs into… » 10/11/06 10:33am 10/11/06 10:33am

Pharos Traveler GPS 505

Well, GPS maker Pharos finally got their act together. This GPS features a 3.5 inch touchpad color display, an 512MB SD card, voice navigation, traffic updates, Outlook Syncing, and rechargeable batteries. This is the first GPS unit out of Pharos running Windows Mobile. The Traveler line of GPS units from Pharos also… » 11/01/05 5:02pm 11/01/05 5:02pm