High-resolution projector small enough to fit on side of smartphone
Texas Instruments has produced a new chipset that will let smartphone producers offer a higher-resolution projector as part of their devices. The 0.3-inch HD TRP DLP Pico chipset is capable of projecting a 720p video onto a wall, screen or another surface, with the module being small enough to fit into the side or end of a smartphone or tablet, in a similar way to the Samsung Galaxy Beam.
HTC Explorer set to land Q4 for under $200
HTC has made the budget friendly Explorer official. Formerly known as the HTC Pico, the new handset is set to drop in beneath the HTC Wildfire S in its line-up and is expected to be priced below $200. As an entry-level device, its specs are somewhat modest against the latest crop of high-end smartphones and is powered by a 600MHz processor.
Pico is smallest Android smartphone from HTC
An upcoming HTC handset, the Pico, has shown up online at XDA.cn. The device will be smaller than other HTC smartphones, with many of the hardware specs being shared with the Wildfire S. These include a 600MHz Qualcomm CPU, five-megapixel rear camera and a 3.2-inch, 480x320 touchscreen display.