Feeds

Samsung shows SIM-squared mobile

One handset, two SIM cards

Secure remote control for conventional and virtual desktops

Keeping your work and private calls separate without carrying two handsets around could soon be a real possibility. Samsung yesterday unveiled its DuoS D880 handset, which allows owners to use two SIM cards in a single phone.

Samsung_D880_DuoS
Samsung's DuoS D880: two SIM card slots

Users are able to switch between SIM cards without removing the back of their phone, meaning they'll have two networks through which to receive calls, SMS messages, emails and so forth. At this stage, it's not clear whether users can connect to both networks simultaneously, or need to switch between the two manually.

However, the Samsung DuoS D880 isn't the first handset to attempt this. Back in January, Chinese company Doubao launched its own dual-SIM handset, the 728, in the region.

Samsung's D880 is a tri-band GSM handset with Edge connectivity. It has a 2.3in display and a 3.2-megapixel camera, in addition to Bluetooth 2.0 connectivity with A2DP wireless music streaming technology. Other features include a built-in FM radio.

The handset's expected to go on sale in Russia next month for the equivalent of $700 (£350/€400). However, Samsung hasn't yet confirmed if any additional countries will have access to it.

5 things you didn’t know about cloud backup

Whitepapers

Implementing global e-invoicing with guaranteed legal certainty
Explaining the role local tax compliance plays in successful supply chain management and e-business and how leading global brands are addressing this.
Endpoint data privacy in the cloud is easier than you think
Innovations in encryption and storage resolve issues of data privacy and key requirements for companies to look for in a solution.
Why cloud backup?
Combining the latest advancements in disk-based backup with secure, integrated, cloud technologies offer organizations fast and assured recovery of their critical enterprise data.
Consolidation: The Foundation for IT Business Transformation
In this whitepaper learn how effective consolidation of IT and business resources can enable multiple, meaningful business benefits.
High Performance for All
While HPC is not new, it has traditionally been seen as a specialist area – is it now geared up to meet more mainstream requirements?