LAPTOP Announces 2007 Mobile Innovation Award-Winners

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Awards honor breakthrough mobile products that make life easier.

LAPTOP-Mobile Solutions for Business & Life today announced the winners of its fourth annual Mobile Innovation Awards. The awards recognize breakthroughs in mobile technology both in terms of design and functionality. The 2007 award-winners are all products that allow consumers to do exciting things on the go without a big learning curve. From a $399 2-pound notebook with an intuitive tab-based interface to a music player that delivers free music over Wi-Fi, these innovations redefine their respective categories.

"We're pleased to honor those companies whose products are not only easy to use but make the lives of consumers easier," said Mark Spoonauer, LAPTOP's Editor in Chief. "Today, consumers are much less concerned with speeds and feeds and more interested in gear that will save them time," he said.

The winners are featured in the January issue of LAPTOP, which hits newsstands today, and on The issue also previews some of the most promising innovations on the horizon, including Google's Android platform for cell phones, Sprint's Mobile WiMax network, and amazing prototypes, such as 3D cameras and laptops made of fabric.

The top Mobile Innovation Award Winners are:

  • Mobile Computing: Asus Eee PC 701
  • Cell Phones: Apple iPhone                
  • GPS Navigation: HP iPAQ 310 Travel Companion
  • Entertainment: Slacker Portable Media Player
  • Wireless Networking: T-Mobile HotSpot @Home Service
  • Imaging: Eye-Fi Digital Memory Card

Plus, the issue and online story honor 25 additional winners in the above categories.

For more information or to schedule an interview with LAPTOP's editors, please contact Liz Moran at lmoran @ or 212.807.8220.

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LAPTOP -- Mobile Solutions for Business & Life celebrates the infusion of mobile technology in our daily lives (, and its pages provide the information, advice, and insights that enable its readers to thrive in a wireless world. LAPTOP is the leading source of mobile technology information and serves as the essential guide for both mobile professionals and tech-savvy consumers who want to make informed buying decisions and stay connected and entertained on the go.

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