GCN Photo Gallery: Lab PDA testing

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Olivier Douliery

Can you hear me now? GCN Lab technician Arthur Moser (left) and lab director John Breeden test connection quality of wireless phone-PDA combos on the roof of GCN headquarters in Washington.
As each phone arrived, the Lab guys weigh it with everything a user would need to carry along, including the battery.

Olivier Douliery

Art Moser runs the Kyocera SmartPhone though a checklist of tests for advanced features.

Olivier Douliery

John Breeden compares three phones that have quite similar form factors but finds the sizes are not identical.

Olivier Douliery

Lab technician Art Moser tests two phones with QWERTY keyboards, one from Handspring Inc. and one from Research In Motion Ltd. Lab staff tried typing on the keyboards under varied lighting conditions from total darkness to full sunlight.

Olivier Douliery

With the Samsung i700 Pocket PC's built-in camera, Post Newsweek Tech Media photographer Olivier Douliery could watch himself taking the product shot.

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