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

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

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