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IFA 2009: The Clarity of Sound by Harman

Biz-News.com interviewed Jurjen Amsterdam, Category Manager for Home Electronics for Harman International. He introduced to us Harman International and the brands under the umbrella of the company, a company that aims improve the listening experience of homes around the world.

Jurjen gave us a live demonstration on Harman-Kardon?s newest product; the AVR 760 High Quality AV Receiver. The system supports various Dolby formats such as the innovative Dolby Volume technology which automatically adjusts volume levels when you switch between sources and channels.

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Originally appeared on VoIP Biz-News.com on 18/09/2009

IFA 2009: iSuppli Analyst About HDTV Market


VIDEO INTREVIEW. This time at IFA 2009 our reporters interviewed Riddhi Patel, the iSuppli analyst. Riddhi is responsible for the television and plasma display panel (PDP) analysis. She shared with us her latest discoveries on HDTV market as well as her opinion of the nearest future of LCD technology that has dominated our living rooms.

She was visiting this year?s Berlin expo looking for some big innovations. Watch the video to check out if she has found anything that took her breath away.

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Originally appeared on HDTV.biz-news.com :: Latest HDTV Business News on 16/09/2009

Motorola Introduces MOTOBLUR ? the New Vision of Android Phones


?Your entire social life now in a single streem!? ? announced Motorola at GigaOM?s Mobilize ?09 conference, unveiling the company?s first Android phone, ?the first phone with social skills?. But all that buzz was not much about the new device, it was more about the new innovative interface solution.

Developed by Motorola, MOTOBLUR is a solution that manages and integrates communications: it syncs contacts, posts, messages, photos, etc. – from sources such as Facebook, MySpace, Twitter, Gmail, e-mail – and automatically delivers it to live widgets on the home screen. There is no need to open and close different applications or menus.

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Originally appeared on Smartphone Biz-news.com on 15/09/2009

IFA 2009: The Magic Touch of Hero


Eric Matthes
, Channel Manager of HTC, was interviewed by Biz-News.com reporters at IFA 2009 in Berlin. He explains the innovativeness of the two company?s handsets ? Magic and Touch Diamond2 ? that have been nominated for Plus X Award.

Our reporters were also one of the first to see the HTC?s Tattoo, short of the release.

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Originally appeared on Smartphone Biz-news.com on 14/09/2009

IFA 2009: IDAPT Presents Universal Desktop Charger for All Devices


VIDEO INTERVIEW. At IFA 2009 in Berlin, Biz-News.com reporters interviewed Jacques Giribet, CEO & Founder of IDAPT.

He showed us the company’s star product ? a universal desktop charger that allows to charge several portable devices (such as mobile phones, MP3 players, digital cameras, PDA notebooks, GPS, Bluetooth devices, game consoles, etc.) at the same time, through a system of interchangeable tips. According to the company, it?s compatible with over 3000 devices.

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Originally appeared on Smartphone Biz-news.com on 10/09/2009

T-Mobile and Orange Merge to Create the UK’s Largest Mobile Carrier


Deutsche Telekom and France Telecom are planning to merge T-Mobile UK and Orange UK. The companies have entered into exclusive negotiations to combine T-Mobile and Orange in a new 50:50 joint venture company.

If the negotiations are successfully accomplished (the deal is expected to be completed by the end of October), the new joint venture will create the UK?s leading mobile operator. It will have a combined mobile customer base of around 28 million, representing approximately 37 percent of UK mobile subscribers.

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Originally appeared on Smartphone Biz-news.com on 08/09/2009

Skype for Asterisk Now Available


Digium, the Asterisk Company, and Skype announced the general availability of Skype for Asterisk.

Skype for Asterisk is an add-on channel driver for Asterisk-based PBX systems. The software is compatible with the free and open source Asterisk versions 1.4, 1.6 and AsteriskNOW, as well as the commercially licensed Asterisk Business Edition. It enables multiple concurrent Skype calls from a single Skype account, and supports both G.711 and G.729a calling.

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Originally appeared on VoIP Biz-News.com on 03/09/2009

IFA 2009: Philips Launches Wireless HDTV Link


Today at IFA 2009, Philips presented Wireless HDTV Link that allows to connect TV to set top box and AV components without any cable.

Wireless HDTV Link transmits 1080p/30 HD signal up to 20 meters, making it possible e.g. to stream devices like a Blu-ray player to a TV from the other side of the room.

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Originally appeared on HDTV.biz-news.com :: Latest HDTV Business News on 03/09/2009

Samsung Develops First Commercial LTE Modem for Mobile Phones


Samsung announced that it has developed, as it claims, the first Long Term Evolution modem that complies with the latest standards of the 3rd Generation Partnership Project, which were released in March 2009.

The modem, branded the Kalmia, supports download speed up to 100Mbps and upload speed of 50Mbps within the 20MHz frequency bandwidth.

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Originally appeared on Smartphone Biz-news.com on 02/09/2009

Nokia Launches X6 ?Comes With Music? Device


NOKIA WORLD 09. Nokia announced the launch of the new Nokia X6, the latest edition to the company?s Xseries touch-screen device portfolio.

This very slim (14mm) handset features stroke-sensitive, 3.2 inch 16:9 nHD widescreen, that enables to fit 20 shortcuts onto a home screen, 32GB internal memory, 5 megapixels with Carl-Zeiss optics and dual LED flash, built-in features to edit videos and show them on TV or online, GPS with Assisted GPS support, compass and Nokia Ovi Maps.

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Originally appeared on Smartphone Biz-news.com on 02/09/2009