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U.S. Army to Ship Smartphones with Troops

Mobile PhonesSoldiers in the U.S. Army will be given standard gear, such as boots, M16, BDU’s (Battle Dress Uniform – camouflage clothes), ammunition, and a smartphone, starting later this year. Following its test pilot to measure the viability of soldiers in combat with touchscreens and tablet, the Army is encouraged at the results at White Sands New Mexico and Fort Bliss Texas.

Operational radios are standard equipment for specified members of brigades. Smartphones will serve as a wider spread device that enhances existing operational equipment, without replacing them. Foot soldiers will utilize sms technology to send info on their surroundings, pictures, GPS locations, access maps, and complete reports quickly.

Michael McCarthy, the program director, said, “This technology is very familiar to these young soldiers. It has been part of their upbringing and they are extremely comfortable with it.”

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Get inside HTC new Windows Phone 7 devices

HTC Windows Phone 7 Mobile Phones

Microsoft announced officially Windows Phone 7 last week and we saw with this occasion some of their features. Now is time to discover first WP 7 devices and HTC is the first producer to come with five different models. Each one of this has special options and target different kind of users. The winning names are: HD7, 7 Trophy, 7 Surround, 7 Pro and 7 Mozart. Each one of this phone suite comes with a 1Ghz processor and at least 448 Mb of RAM, so expect nothing more than speed from Windows Phone 7 devices. Other similarities are: GPS, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 2.1, 3G, GPRS, EDGE, 3.5 mm jack, miniUSB port and the sensors(G-Sensor, Digital compass, Proximity sensor, Ambient light sensor).

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