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TI's Magic Wanda (Tech Candy Alert)
| March 20, 2003: 11:06 AM EST
| Eric Hellweg
Posted on 03/21/2003 8:50:38 AM PST by anymouse
Edited on 04/29/2004 2:02:16 AM PDT by Jim Robinson.
Texas Instruments breaks new ground with its bundling of three technologies into a single chipset.
Back in September, I wrote a column lauding Texas Instruments for its breakthrough designs that reduced from four to one the number of chips needed to operate a cell phone. Looks like the company is at it again.
(Excerpt) Read more at money.cnn.com ...
TOPICS: Business/Economy; Technical; US: Texas
KEYWORDS: bluetooth; cellular; computer; gsm; it; pda; tech; telecommunication; texas; wifi; wireless
Neat tech innovation, right here in littl ol' Texas. :)
posted on 03/21/2003 8:50:38 AM PST
posted on 03/21/2003 8:51:18 AM PST
posted on 03/21/2003 8:55:28 AM PST
Some analysts believe that bundling functionalities such as the ability to surf the Net wirelessly while speaking on a Bluetooth headset over a GSM connection will spur growth in the market...
Will this combo be packaged in an attractive propellor beanie?
posted on 03/21/2003 8:56:35 AM PST
On a more serious note, I sure would like to have cheap wireless connections for stereo speakers, preferably with attached power amps. Wires suck.
posted on 03/21/2003 8:59:17 AM PST
Advent makes such a device. I bought the wireless headphones, then added speakers.
posted on 03/21/2003 9:02:48 AM PST
I think that it is fitting that a tech innovation is named in honor of Wanda Barzee.
Yes, but what I have in mind is a dolby 5.1 transmitter and separate wireless receiver/amps for each speaker. I don't need loud anymore, but for those who do, Bob Carver once packaged a killer 400 watt stereo amp in a lightweight 7 inch cube.
posted on 03/21/2003 9:07:32 AM PST
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