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Wednesday, January 18, 2006

DAB,we dont get this cool technology in the US either; yet!

DAB, (digital audio broadcast), now available for past 3 years in Europe and Asia offers direct digial quality radio broadcast (without subscription fees) to all manner of handheld, portable and home audio equipment, ala XM and Sirrius satellite receivers, but without the satellite or the fees.

Watch for HD -Radio, a similar format to start appearing in home and mobile audio equipment in the states last, at least our ears can "see" the digital difference!

Sangean DAB Table/Clock Radio for European market:

Pantech Do It All IM-U110 Mobile Phone

Pantech has announced the IM-U110 mobile phone, calling it the "ultimate mobile jukebox". The Pantech IM-U110 clamshell type flip-phone features a built-in 1GB flash memory to store music files. The media player supports AAC, AAC+, MP3, MPEG4 and H.264. The IM-U110's built in music player controls are on the outside. Other features include a 2MP digital camera, 2 inch QVGA screen and stereo speakers. The IM-U110 also supports PictBridge functionality for photo printing, directly from the phone....The IM-U110 will be marketed in Korea under Pantech’s SKY brand this week. MSRP is $650.