Sunday, March 12, 2006

Skype Wi-Fi Phone from Asus

At CeBIT 2006, Asustek Computer is showcasing products for the digital home, including a wireless Skype phone, according to the company. The wireless Skype phone leverages wireless LAN at the 802.11g standard.

The Skype Wi-Fi phone sports a simple 128x64 blue-lit display. You can charge it using a USB connection. With one charge, you get 2 hours of talk time and up to 25 hours of standby.

This phone can act as a wireless remote for your PC. You can control the Windows Media Player for playback options, and it can double as a mini audio system.

There is no information about pricing and launch dates.