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HTC & Cingular Launch First Tri-band 3G PDA Phone in the US: the Cingular 8525
1.Date of occurrence of the event:2006/11/07 

2.Company name:High Tech Computer Corp. 

3.Relationship to the Company (please enter ”head office” or ”affiliate company”):Listed Company. 

4.Reciprocal shareholding ratios:N/A 

5.Cause of occurrence:
‧North America’s first PDA Phone with High Speed Downlink Packet Access (HSDPA) allows users to simultaneously use voice and data features when roaming in the US, Europe, and Asia 
‧Redmond, Wash. — November 7, 2006 — High Tech Computer Corp. (HTC),the world’s leading provider of MicrosoftR Windows obileR-based devices, today unveiled its most versatile PDA Phone to date: the Cingular 8525.  The device is the first PDA Phone to be released in North America with High Speed Downlink Packet Access (HSDPA), which allows users to perform voice and data functions simultaneously.  In addition, the Cingular 8525 is the first HSDPA PDA Phone with tri-band 3G usability and can roam in the US, Europe, and Asia (including Japan).
‧“HTC has done it again in designing a high-quality handheld device that is highly functional, attractive, and easy to use” said Michael Woodward, executive director of mobile professional solutions at Cingular Wireless. “We are very  pleased to add this product to our world-class, B2B–oriented device portfolio as Cingular’s first 3G-enabled PDA Phone and look forward to continuing our collaboration with HTC in bringing more innovative products to our customers.”
‧“The 3G capability of the Cingular 8525 combined with Cingular’s renowned service will give our customers the ability to use this PDA Phone to multitask and work when they are mobile,” said Todd Achilles, vice president of sales and marketing at HTC America.  “In this day and age, being tied to your desk or office is not a possibility, and the Cingular 8525 is equipped to support those who are on the move and do not want to be limited by how and where they work.”
‧The Cingular 8525 is the first tri-band HSDPA 3G Microsoft R WindowsMobile R 5.0- based PDA Phone, which, with its compact size and ultimate connectivity, is truly the complete mobile office solution. Users can utilize the device’s wireless broadband access, Bluetooth R and Wi-Fi R, to access corporate or personal e-mail.
‧While the Cingular 8525 is great for business, it also features the latest in Windows Mobile software and technology to let users shoot videos and still pictures — allowing people to send memories when they happen and stay connected to those who count; as well as listen to music, talk with friends via all major Instant Message platforms, or watch streamed mobile videos. The Cingular 8525 includes the following features:
。Microsoft Windows Mobile 5.0
。Wireless broadband Internet with worldwide 3G capability
。Full connectivity with tri-band UMTS/HSDPA; quad-band GSM/GPRS/EDGE
。400 MHz processor
。Full sliding QWERTY keyboard with improved backlight for easy typing
。Synchronized music and pictures for easy playback and management
。Push to talk capable in 2007
。High-resolution color touchscreen
。2.0-megapixel camera with video support
。BluetoothR 2.0 technology and Wi-Fi (802.11b/g)
。128 MB ROM, 64MB RAM
。microSD
。Trackwheel for easy navigation
。1350mAh battery
。Support for Microsoft Office Mobile
。Easy access to e-mail services such as Microsoft Direct Push, Good Mobile Messaging, and Cingular Xpress Mail
‧The Cingular 8525 PDA Phone will be available in the U.S. from Cingular Wireless beginning November 16 for as low as $399.99 with a two-year contract and qualifying voice and data plans.

6.Countermeasures:None

7.Any other matters that need to be specified: None