The Siemens S55 mobile incorporates MMS, Java, Bluetooth and Tri-Band capabilities plus an attachable digital camera that includes an integrated flash. The bridgeless keypad design adds a stylish edge to the S55 which provides mobile Internet access, enabling pictures to be sent (including sound and text) via MMS or to a PC via email.
Bluetooth functionality the S55 enables wireless synchronisation with PC, PDA and other devices such as the optional Bluetooth headset. The colour display coupled with Java technology provides personalisation and gaming options and the clever design incorporates the hands-free speaker into the unit.
The S55, including QuickPic camera, is available in Australia for AUS$899.
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Mike grew up thinking he would become a mathematician, accidentally started motorcycle racing, got a job writing road tests for a motorcycle magazine while at university, and became a writer. As a travelling photojournalist during his early career, his work was published in a dozen languages across 20+ countries. He went on to edit or manage over 50 print publications, with target audiences ranging from pensioners to plumbers, many different sports, many car and motorcycle magazines, with many more in the fields of communication - narrow subject magazines on topics such as advertising, marketing, visual communications, design, presentation and direct marketing. Then came the internet and Mike managed internet projects for Australia's largest multimedia company, Telstra.com.au (Australia's largest Telco), Seek.com.au (Australia's largest employment site), top100.com.au, hitwise.com, and a dozen other internet start-ups before founding Gizmag in 2002. Now he writes and thinks.
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