Feeds

Motorola transmits dual Walkie Talkie range

Come in Whisky, err, Vodka, Baileys, foxtrot, over

High performance access to file storage

Mobile phones just don't cut it in some situations, such as police stakeouts and mountaineering expeditions, owing to dodgy reception levels, connection times and number punching. So Motorola has unveiled two stylish walkie-talkies that offer a range of handy features for Alpha Bravo Charlies everywhere.

Motorola_TLKR_T3
Motorola's TLKR T3: 20 hours of talk time

The TLKR T3 and T5 both provide eight channels over which to natter, but the T5 also features 121 codes for privacy - so you really could pretend you're out on a police stakeout. The T3 does have a four hours more battery life than the 16-hour T5, but then the T5 trumps the T3 with its 6km range, while the T3 transmissions only stretch to 5km.

Motorola_TLKR_T5
Motorola's T5: privacy codes, no problem

Each model has a simple LCD display, although the T5's is backlit. And the attachment clips on both models, well they're just plain sensible, especially when rock climbing.

The T5 offers the clear functionality advantage though, as it offers a twin-charger pod, auto-power off to save on battery life and a selection of five call-tones - so you can select which call-tone plays when Whisky Charlie gets in contact. If you are otherwise engaged, the T5 can also be voice activated.

Both models ship next month as two-handset packs. Motorola has yet to communicate how much they'll cost. Over and out.

High performance access to file storage

More from The Register

next story
Report: Apple seeking to raise iPhone 6 price by a HUNDRED BUCKS
'Well, that 5c experiment didn't go so well – let's try the other direction'
Video games make you NASTY AND VIOLENT
Especially if you are bad at them and keep losing
Microsoft lobs pre-release Windows Phone 8.1 at devs who dare
App makers can load it before anyone else, but if they do they're stuck with it
Zucker punched: Google gobbles Facebook-wooed Titan Aerospace
Up, up and away in my beautiful balloon flying broadband-bot
Nvidia gamers hit trifecta with driver, optimizer, and mobile upgrades
Li'l Shield moves up to Android 4.4.2 KitKat, GameStream comes to notebooks
Gimme a high S5: Samsung Galaxy S5 puts substance over style
Biometrics and kid-friendly mode in back-to-basics blockbuster
AMD unveils Godzilla's graphics card – 'the world's fastest, period'
The Radeon R9 295X2: Water-cooled, 5,632 stream processors, 11.5TFLOPS
Sony battery recall as VAIO goes out with a bang, not a whimper
The perils of having Panasonic as a partner
NORKS' own smartmobe pegged as Chinese landfill Android
Fake kit in the hermit kingdom? That's just Kim Jong-un-believable!
prev story

Whitepapers

Mainstay ROI - Does application security pay?
In this whitepaper learn how you and your enterprise might benefit from better software security.
Five 3D headsets to be won!
We were so impressed by the Durovis Dive headset we’ve asked the company to give some away to Reg readers.
3 Big data security analytics techniques
Applying these Big Data security analytics techniques can help you make your business safer by detecting attacks early, before significant damage is done.
The benefits of software based PBX
Why you should break free from your proprietary PBX and how to leverage your existing server hardware.
Mobile application security study
Download this report to see the alarming realities regarding the sheer number of applications vulnerable to attack, as well as the most common and easily addressable vulnerability errors.