Mobile Wow: NTT Docomo's 3D Touchable Display & More
Mobile World Congress has its fair share of prototype technology, which is always a good way to get inspired about the future of mobile computing. NTT Docomo's advanced technology concepts always bring a big crowd and this year was no exception with its 3D touchable display. We also saw an interesting demonstration of remote printing from HP, and we revisited one of our favorite new technologies, the Motorola Atrix with Laptop Dock. And of course, our slide show wouldn't be complete without a ca
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Hewlett-Packard announced its newest phones and a WebOS tablet last week and part of that announcement revealed that we would see HP continue to push WebOS into other peripherals, including laptops and printers. At Mobile World Congress, HP demonstrated its cloud service, whereby users can find registered mobile-friendly printers wherever they are. These don't have to be HP printers, and the mobile devices printing to them can be HP handsets or Blackberry devices. No print drivers needed. Just find the printer, send the print job and go collect the output. For security reasons, the print job isn't actually sent until you arrive at the printer and authenticate.
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