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iPhone and other phones could be hacked via SMS

07/30/2009, At the Black Hat conference in Las Vegas, Charlie Miller and Collin Mulliner will present their findings about a possible SMS vulnerability present on many platforms, including the iPhone, Android and Windows Mobile. Apparently, most of the SMS...

Motorola Introduces Motodev Kit Targeting Android Developers

07/24/2009, Motorola has just released its latest Motodev kit that enables developers to obtain early access to tools and programs, allowing such folks to gain an early lead when it comes to developing and programming new applications for Motorola’s future...

Beyond Radio Technology Offers Android Phone In China

07/23/2009, It is interesting to note that while Haier and Huawei have previously announced their intention to release Android phones in China, it took unknown Beyond Radio Technology Ltd. from Shenzen to roll out their Android phone, beating the two more colorful...

Sony Ericsson Rachael Confirmed

07/21/2009, Earlier this month, the first photos of the Rachael touch phone from Sony Ericsson surfaced. Expansys has published detailed (but partial) specifications of the handset under the XPERIA name, but with the photo of the device known as Rachael. Here are the...

Affordable Android Handset Coming

07/09/2009, Rockchip Electronics Company is but a MP4 chip supplier from Fuzhou, China, but that doesn’t mean they will just maintain status quo with their line of products, right? Well, they are about to delve into the world of Androids with a trio of mobile...

HTC Hero From Orange Spain

07/01/2009, Orange Spain is offering the new HTC Hero with the handset going from €99 upwards, although it will be accompanied by a contract agreement and a monthly plan of €29. The HTC Hero will be made available in Spain from next week onwards, while...

Motorola To Develop iDEN Android Phone

06/26/2009, Motorola looks set to be the first company in the world to release an iDEN Android-powered phone currently known as Opus 1. This handset will feature Wi-Fi connectivity with voice supported through iDEN networks. It would be interesting to see just which...

T-Mobile myTouch 3G Landing in August 5? (Javascript Leak)

06/26/2009, We already said that the T-Mobile myTouch 3G will be available for pre-orders on July 8th and will ship to those who pre-ordered on July 29. We also know that the phone will be available in retail store in “early August”. But when in...

Samsung Omnia Runs On Android

06/25/2009, Now this is blasphemy for purists, but others will take to this hack pretty kindly. Samsung’s Omnia is now able to run the Android operating system despite being a Windows Mobile 6.1 handset in the first place. While the Omnia comes with a...

Haier H7 Android Phone

06/17/2009, Haier is currently displaying its first Android handset at CommunicAsia known as the H7. This is the fourth handset that will feature the Android operating system aside from the HTC Dream, Magic and Samsung I7500. Owners of the handset will be pleased to...

Solar-Powered Android Phone

06/17/2009, Android phones are still few and far in between when it comes to the smartphone market, but here we are with ZTE of China announcing that they are working on a solar-powered Android handset. This new model will be launched in Q2 2010, and chances are ZTE...

HTC Magic Hands-On

06/05/2009, Ubergizmo managed to get hold of the HTC Magic and spent a few minutes with this handset that supposedly ironed out the kinks of its predecessor, the HTC G1. For those who think that they might have seen this handset somewhere before, well, that’s...

Eee PC Running On Android

06/01/2009, Behold, an Asus Eee PC that is powered by the Android operating system that is currently on display at Computex Taipei 2009. This operating system is lightweight enough to be used on smaller devices as well as smartphones, and the Eee PC felt rather...

Panasonic Wants To Out Android Phone Outside Of Japan

05/21/2009, Nice to know that Panasonic has plans to introduce a new Android-powered handset in countries other than Japan, according to Keisuke Ishii, director of the Mobile Terminal Business Unit at Panasonic Mobile Communications, who mentioned that “We are...