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Samsung SENS-240 navigation tablet launched

05/05/2011, Samsung has just introduced an interesting new hybrid tablet on the market in Korea. Called the SENS-240, the tablet acts more like a car navigation system instead of a regular tablet. Pairing up with your Samsung Android smartphone through Bluetooth, the...

LG Genesis set to arrive on US Cellular

05/05/2011, According to reports online, we’re going to see a new dual-screen phone headed towards US Cellular sometime down the road. Manufactured by LG, the Genesis is a dual-screen Android phone that packs a 5 row QWERTY keyboard. If you think you’ve...

HTC Marvel arriving after Sensation and Doubleshot

05/04/2011, The folks over at TmoNews managed to get their hands on some pictures showing off a new HTC phone that is slated to arrive after the Sensation and Doubleshot this year. The phone, known as the HTC Marvel is none other than the HTC Wildfire S, that was...

HTC Bliss: an Android phone designed for women

05/04/2011, It’s not every day we come across a phone like this. The folks over at This Is My Next recently caught wind of an upcoming HTC Android phone that’s supposedly designed for women. Tentatively called the HTC Bliss for now, this will be the first...

WhisperMonitor – the first dynamic Android firewall released

05/04/2011, Android users who have been worried about the recent surge of private data leaks recently will be glad to know that they have a solution to the problem. Security expert, Moxie Marlinspike has just launched the first dynamic Android firewall today. Called...

Budget Samsung 4G phone headed to Sprint?

05/03/2011, If you thought that 4G devices were all meant to be expensive high-end phones, it looks like this doesn’t have to be the case. A new Samsung phone has recently shown up at the FCC, touting low-end specs with on surprising feature – 4G...

ViewSonic ViewPad 10 gets Android update

05/03/2011, The dual-operating system tablet from ViewSonic, the ViewPad 10 has just received an update that brings its outdated Android operating system from 1.5 to a not-so-outdated version 2.2. The tablet that gives users the best of both worlds – a mobile...

Samsung Galaxy S II surpasses 200,000 pre-orders in Korea

05/03/2011, Samsung has announced that their Galaxy S II phone has surpassed 200,000 pre-orders ever since it was announced a couple of weeks ago until it’s launch last Friday. The phone apparently received 10,000 pre-orders within the first 29 minutes and...

BlackBerry Enterprise Solution to work on multiple platforms

05/02/2011, [Blackberry World] It looks like RIM is releasing its hold on the enterprise world by making their Enterprise Solution work with platforms other than BlackBerry OS for the first time. Today, RIM announced that a multi-platform BlackBerry Enterprise...

Taposé brings multi-app functionality to the iPad

05/02/2011, While the iPad is a very useful device, one of its most limiting functions is the fact that you can only run one app at a time – let me rephrase; have on app onscreen at a time. If you wanted to look up a map from an address in an email, you’d...

LG Revolution press shot leaked

05/01/2011, The pocketnow team really seems to be on a roll. They’ve gotten their hands on yet another leaked press shot, and this time it’s of the LG Revolution. LG’s upcoming Android phone for Verizon will join the ranks of the HTC ThunderBolt and...

Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 runs Honeycomb

04/30/2011, Remember back in the days when Sony Ericsson mentioned that due to hardware limitations, the Xperia X10 won’t be upgraded past Android 2.1? Well ever since they announced that the phone will be getting Gingerbread, people have realized that hardware...

Notion Ink promises Android 2.3 Gingerbread for Adam

04/30/2011, Notion Ink’s Adam tablet might have faded away from the limelight since its launch, but that doesn’t mean the company isn’t keeping it updated. In their latest blogpost, they have announced that the Adam will be receiving a major update...