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HTC Magic Offers Microsoft Exchange Support

05/15/2009, Looks like the HTC Magic will boast Microsoft Exchange support, allowing users to synchronize with their Outlook emails, contacts and calendar entries in a hassle-free manner. Just make sure the HTC Magic returns to a power outlet at the end of the day so...

Intel and Nokia Back oFono, An Open-Source Telephony Solution

05/12/2009, oFono is an open source architecture and implementation for GSM/3G mobile telephony. The goal is to get the community to participate in a complete software stack that anyone could subsequently use as long as they abide by the GPL licensing conditions. The...

Android Smartphones Shipments Expected to Jump 900% This Year

05/11/2009, That’s according to Strategy Analytics’s Tom Kang: “We forecast global Android smartphone shipments to grow an impressive 900 percent annually during 2009. The Android mobile operating system from Google gained early traction in the...

DoCoMo HT-03A Android Phone

05/07/2009, Japan has received their first Android-powered phone from DoCoMo known as the HT-03A, and it will run on the Android 1.5 Cupcake. Just in case you wonder why the HT-03A looks so familiar, that is because this is none other than the HTC Magic. Word on the...

HTC Could Work On Android Netbook

05/05/2009, We all know that HTC is famous for their range of Windows Mobile and Android-powered smartphones, but the latest news has it that the Taiwanese company could be working on a Google Android-powered netbook that will be available from T-Mobile, featuring an...

RIM More Popular Than Apple

05/05/2009, Research In Motion (RIM) goes one up on Apple and its iPhone by being the most popular smartphone manufacturer during Q1 2009. The three-month period that ended in March saw RIM’s consumer smartphone market share increase by 15% to touch nearly 50%...