How many times did you struggle to hear someone on the phone because of the ambient noise? Talking at the phone in the club or the subway is going to be less of a hassle, if a new technology pioneered by Japanese phone maker Kyocera goes mainstream.
This week in Tokyo, Kyocera unveiled the Urbano Progresso, a smartphone that sends sound waves directly to your inner ear, bypassing the eardrum, through the means of tissue conduction. Cool, but what’s that? Tissue conduction happens when sound travels to the tissues in your head (like skin, bone, muscle, etc.) It happens all the time – when you speak, some of the sound waves that you emit travel through your head to the [...]
Cricket has announced the immediate availability of its new Android smartphone, the Sanyo Zio M6000 by Kyocera. The new Zio features a large and colorful 3.5-inch touchscreen display, a 3.2mp camera/camcorder, GPS, and Bluetooth and WiFi connectivity. Cricket is offering the Zio for $149.99 with a qualifying plan.
Cricket Wireless in the U.S. announced the pricing and availability of the Kyocera Sanyo Zio M6000 smartphone. The new handset will sport the Android OS, a large 3.5-inch color touchscreen display, a 3.2mp camera/camcorder, a zippy 600MHz processor under its hood, and Bluetooth and WiFi connectivity. The new Zio retails at $249.99 with a qualifying contract and is available for pre-order today.