Feeds

Mio unveils GPS-equipped PocketPC

Turn right onto the A201...

Intelligent flash storage arrays

Mio has launched its latest PocketPC with integrated GPS. The DigiWalker A201 is the slightly chunkier follow-up to the Mio 168, this time boasting a GPS receiver that not only folds up from the back of the device but can swivel to allow the unit to be used in landscape mode. Rotating the antenna automatically reformats the display.

The new machine contains a 312MHz Intel XScale 270 processor back up with 64MB of Flash ROM and 64MB of SDRAM. The unit sports the usual 3.5in, 240 x 320, 65,536-colour display, and runs Windows Mobile 5.0. The GPS module is a SirfStar III.

Wireless connectivity is limited to Bluetooth, but there's an SD IO slot for third-part Wi-Fi cards or simply more memory. Mio bundles dialer software to allow the A201 to connect to the Internet via a Bluetooth phone. The unit's battery is removable, and is rated at 1200mAh.

The unit ships with in-car connection accessories, Mio's own MioMap route-planning software, and UK and Ireland maps from Navteq.

Available now, the A201 costs around £235. ®

Mio DigiWalker A201 GPS PocketPC

Beginner's guide to SSL certificates

More from The Register

next story
Heyyy! NICE e-bracelet you've got there ... SHAME if someone were to SUBPOENA it
Court pops open cans of worms and whup-ass in Fitbit case
SLURP! Flick your TONGUE around our LOLLIPOP – Google
Android 5 is coming – IF you're lucky enough to have the right gadget
Official: European members prefer to fondle Apple iPads
Only 7 of 50 parliamentarians plump for Samsung Galaxy S
Fujitsu CTO: We'll be 3D-printing tech execs in 15 years
Fleshy techie disses network neutrality, helmet-less motorcyclists
Space Commanders rebel as Elite:Dangerous kills offline mode
Frontier cops an epic kicking in its own forums ahead of December revival
Nexus 7 fandroids tell of salty taste after sucking on Google's Lollipop
Web giant looking into why version 5.0 of Android is crippling older slabs
prev story

Whitepapers

Why and how to choose the right cloud vendor
The benefits of cloud-based storage in your processes. Eliminate onsite, disk-based backup and archiving in favor of cloud-based data protection.
A strategic approach to identity relationship management
ForgeRock commissioned Forrester to evaluate companies’ IAM practices and requirements when it comes to customer-facing scenarios versus employee-facing ones.
Reg Reader Research: SaaS based Email and Office Productivity Tools
Read this Reg reader report which provides advice and guidance for SMBs towards the use of SaaS based email and Office productivity tools.
Protecting against web application threats using SSL
SSL encryption can protect server‐to‐server communications, client devices, cloud resources, and other endpoints in order to help prevent the risk of data loss and losing customer trust.
Intelligent flash storage arrays
Tegile Intelligent Storage Arrays with IntelliFlash helps IT boost storage utilization and effciency while delivering unmatched storage savings and performance.