Feeds

HTC intros satnav enabled Touch Cruise

The Touch Cruise

Beginner's guide to SSL certificates

HTC has beefed-up its Touch handset range by launching the Cruise, the first model to incorporate GPS navigation.

HTC_Touch_Cruise
HTC's Touch Cruise: find your way with its GPS

HTC said it has teamed-up with TomTom to give users access to trial versions of the satnav specialist's European mapping service. The handset’s older siblings, the Touch and Touch Dual, don’t incorporate a GPS receiver.

HTC’s latest Touch features quad-band GSM/GPRS/Edge connectivity and can make HSDPA 3G connections at up to 3.6Mb/s. Wi-Fi and Bluetooth 2.0 are on board too.

HTC_Touch_Cruise2
Three-megapixel snapper

Running on Windows Mobile 6, the Cruise is based around a 400MHz CPU and Qualcomm 7200 chip set, like O2’s second-generation XDA Orbit 2 PDA phone.

The Cruise has a 128MB built-in memory, in addition to a Micro SD card slot that should come in handy for, say, storing pictures taken on its three-megapixel camera. Pictures are displayed on the handset’s 2.8in 240 x 320 touchscreen.

The Touch Cruise will be available later this month, HTC said. But a price hasn’t been located yet.

Intelligent flash storage arrays

More from The Register

next story
Bond villains lament as Wicked Lasers withdraw death ray
Want to arm that shark? Better get in there quick
Renewable energy 'simply WON'T WORK': Top Google engineers
Windmills, solar, tidal - all a 'false hope', say Stanford PhDs
SEX BEAST SEALS may be egging each other on to ATTACK PENGUINS
Boffin: 'I think the behaviour is increasing in frequency'
Reuse the Force, Luke: SpaceX's Elon Musk reveals X-WING designs
And a floating carrier for recyclable rockets
The next big thing in medical science: POO TRANSPLANTS
Your brother's gonna die, kid, unless we can give him your, well ...
NASA launches new climate model at SC14
75 days of supercomputing later ...
Britain's HUMAN DNA-strewing Moon mission rakes in £200k
3 days, and Kickstarter moves lander 37% nearer takeoff
Simon's says quantum computing will work
Boffins blast algorithm with half a dozen qubits
prev story

Whitepapers

Choosing cloud Backup services
Demystify how you can address your data protection needs in your small- to medium-sized business and select the best online backup service to meet your needs.
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.
How to determine if cloud backup is right for your servers
Two key factors, technical feasibility and TCO economics, that backup and IT operations managers should consider when assessing cloud backup.
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.
The Heartbleed Bug: how to protect your business with Symantec
What happens when the next Heartbleed (or worse) comes along, and what can you do to weather another chapter in an all-too-familiar string of debilitating attacks?