is moving toward a launch of their hiptop communicator later this summer in cooperation with a carrier partner.
The handheld device, which is designed to compete with the Blackberry pager, will allow users to check e-mail, surf the Net and store personal information. It’s currently slated for early August, but that may fluctuate up to 30 days due to carrier considerations.
Danger and the hiptop continue to build credibility within the technology industry, with recent awards from Upside Magazine (“The Fast 100”) and Mobile Insights (“Rookie of the Year – Outstanding mobile computing and wireless data product”), according to company spokesperson Brad Shewmake.
Danger was founded in January 2000 by former Apple, WebTV and Philips execs, Andy Rubin, Joe Britt and Matt Hershenson. Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak is on the board of directors and advises the company in engineering and entrepreneurial matters.