Fujitsu Smartphone App Measures Pulse Using Front-facing Camera

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A new technology from Fujitsu will measure a user’s pulse by looking at their face through a front-facing camera. The new technology can use any camera attached to a smartphone, tablets or laptop to measure a user’s pulse after just five seconds. The user has to remain still for those five seconds, but when it’s […]

Fujitsu’s Keyboard of the Future Requires No Hardware Keys

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Fujitsu has demonstrated a prototype of a Gesture Keyboard experience for touchscreen tablets that does not require physical or hardware keys. In a similar usage scenario to Microsoft’s Touch Keyboard cover for that company’s Surface RT and Surface Pro tablets, Fujitsu’s keyboard concept is a separate, external keyboard so users would not need to directly […]

Fujitsu Stylistic S01 Is An Android Smartphone for Seniors

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We’ve seen cell phone service like the Jitterbug targeted at seniors and those who have trouble pressing small numbers on a phone, but Fujitsu’s Stylistic S01 for carrier Orange is the first Android-based smartphone that’s designed and targeted for the elderly. The handset is scheduled to debut in June in France, and the concept may […]

Fujitsu Gets Aggressive in Mobile and Goes Solo

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Fujitsu is now beginning to get aggressive on its plans for mobile. The outfit has bought its partner Toshiba’s shares in the joint mobile communications business and has now changed the name from Fujitsu Toshiba Mobile Communications to just Fujitsu Mobile Communications. The outfit has released a number of waterproof Windows Phone 7 and Android […]

Fujitsu’s Quad-Core Android Phone Offers Powerful Specs

Despite an unmemorable, though not final, product name as the Ultra High Spec Smartphone, Japanese phone-maker Fujitsu brings a lot of punch to its quad-core Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich smartphone to Mobile World Congress this year. The device is one of a number of phones and tablets to debut at the Barcelona-based trade show to […]

Fujitsu to Introduce Rugged Quad-Core Android Arrows Smartphone at MWC

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Fujitsu, which has made a name for itself and its Arrows-branded Android smartphones and tablets in Asia, is looking to expand its offerings globally. The outfit has revealed that it intends to bring its smartphones globally, and Europe may be the next destination for Arrows to head to. That said, we’re beginning to hear about […]

A Look at the Quad-Core Smartphones Rumored for MWC

A Look at the Quad-Core Smartphones Rumored for MWC

Although companies have yet to make any of them official, we know that phones with quad-core processors are going to be announced at this year’s Mobile World Congress. How do we know this? NVIDIA, the maker of the Tegra 3 quad-core chip, confirmed that phones using their product will be on hand at MWC. In […]

Fujitsu Arrows Waterproof Android Smartphone Hands-On

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Fujitsu made a splash at CES 2012 with their new Arrows line of tablets and smartphones. You can submerge the Fujitsu Arrows Waterproof Android Smartphone under water for up to 30 minutes at about 5 feet deep. So if your phone slips out of the pocket into a puddle or the stall as you … […]

Fujitsu Arrows Waterproof Android Tablet Hands-On

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The Fujitsu Arrows Waterproof Android Tablet has one primary differentiator – you can dunk it in your pool and it won’t fritz out! The folks at the Fujitsu booth demoed this by submerging the tablet in a bowl of water and it kept running. You won’t go deep-sea diving or to the bottom for the […]

Fujitsu Goes After Stall Surfers with Water Proof Tablets

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Stall surfing. If you follow me, the resident GBM Stall Surfing guru, you’ll know that this is the “marketing reason that shall not be mentioned” for Tablets. We all know that. Reading, using a Tablet, in the “library” is one of the main reasons Tablets exist. Well, it looks like Fujitsu is trying to flush […]

Fujitsu Brings Rugged Element to Android Honeycomb Slate

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There is now at least one rugged Android smartphone on every major U.S. carrier today for those who are clumsy with their phones or work in harsh environments, and now we’re beginning to see rugged tablets hit the market. The first of which may be a 10-inch Honeycomb slate from Fujitsu with a model Arrow […]

First Windows Phone 7 Mango Device Arrives August 25th

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We are eagerly awaiting Windows Phone 7 Mango, also known as a Windows Phone 7.5, for a few months, and it looks like the wait is now over. We had pegged the Windows Phone 7 Mango release date at September 1st, which still looks like the most likely official announcement date despite Microsoft’s denial, but Fujitsu has just […]

Fujitsu to Release the World’s First Windows Phone Mango Smartphone?

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Despite Microsoft’s newly formed high profile relationship with Finnish phone-maker Nokia, it appears that Fujitsu will be the one to debut Windows Phone 7 on its newly minted hardware. Since Microsoft’s Worldwide Partners Conference in Los Angeles, California, the Fujitsu-made magenta hued smartphone with its waterproof coating has attracted a fair amount of attention, and […]

Fujitsu Windows Phone 7 Handset Gets Dissected by Eager Hopefuls

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After having shown off an un-released Fujitsu Windows Phone 7 handset alongside three other devices running the Mango software update for the platform, eager hopefuls have begun to analyze and dissect the phone to uncover a few tidbits. The waterproof front smartphone, shown in a rubbery magenta shell, is said to possess a relatively smaller […]

Microsoft Shows Off Four Windows Phone Mango Handsets

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Today at the Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference, Redmond rather unexpectedly showed off four Mango powered devices including hardware from Samsung, Fujitsu, Acer and ZTE. The ZTE and Acer handsets both appear to be mid-level devices at the very most and the Fujitsu device’s main draw is going to be its waterproof capabilities. The standout of […]