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U.S. House Passes Bill To Legalize Phone Unlocking

02/26/2014, There has been much debate over whether or not mobile phone owners should be allowed to unlock their devices so that they can use them on any rival network. Major U.S. carriers lock subscribers’ phones bought through them to their own networks to...

Morephone Prototype Shape Shifts Instead Of Ringing To Notify Users

04/28/2013, The Morephone is an interesting prototype, one that offers a glimpse of what mobile phones of the future may look like. It is based on a very unique concept, the phone has a flexible display and it subtly shape shifts instead of ringing whenever the user...

UN wants more mobiles to see action in classrooms

12/12/2011, The United Nations (UN) and their educational agency intend to harness the power of mobile phones worldwide, especially in developing countries, by increasing the use of mobile phone use in classrooms. This is definitely in stark contrast to certain...

Mobile phones may be unusable during London 2012 Olympics

09/23/2011, Whenever there’s a major holiday, like Christmas or New Years and everyone is packed into one location, with well wishes being sent back and forth, it’s only natural that the mobile networks will start to experience some strain, and it does not look...

Mobile phones to be one of the causes of myopia in young children?

09/21/2011, Back in the day, owning a radio was considered a luxury, it then moved on to black and white television sets, then color televisions, then it moved on to cellphones being a status symbol, but fast forward to 2011 and just about everybody has a cellphone...

Google Working On Speech-to-speech Translation

02/08/2010, Could Google provide you with the perfect alibi to skip French or Spanish language class next time? That might certainly be the case in a few years’ time, as the search engine giant is busy working on speech-to-speech translation. So when everything...

iPhone 4G a possibility

02/02/2010, We all know that Apple isn’t going to stop at the iPhone 3GS, with the iPhone 4G being in the works, but just how close is it to completion? Here’s a snapshot of the alleged iPhone 4G, where it is in all probability a prototype of the new...

Vodafone 547 prepped and ready

01/28/2010, ZTE is the hardware manufacturer of the Vodafone 547, where this GSM/EDGE handset will fall under the entry level market despite sporting an integrated accelerometer as well as Mobile TV capability. You will also be able to enjoy touchscreen capability on...

Palm Pre Plus and Pixi Plus now on Verizon website

01/25/2010, Verizon’s website has been updated to show off the modestly updated Palm Pre Plus and Pixi Plus which we saw at CES 2010, and they will retail for $149.99 and $99.99, respectively, after tying yourself down to a 2-year contract of course....

Sony Ericsson Vivaz rolled out earlier than expected

01/21/2010, The Sony Ericsson Vivaz seemed to have hit the market earlier than expected, where it will be equipped with an 8-megapixel shooter and a 3.2″ WVGA touchscreen display. Apparently, Sony Ericsson has yet to drop the Symbian operating system just yet...

T-Mobile myTouch 3G Fender Limited Edition

01/21/2010, True to their word, T-Mobile has made available their myTouch 3G Fender Limited Edition handset on both online and at its physical stores. This variant comes with a 3.5mm headphone jack as well as a 16GB microSDHC memory card to get you started off with a...

NTT DoCoMo could roll out a truly global phone

01/19/2010, NTT DoCoMo has come up with a “prototype eight-band power amplifier” for cellphones that is touted to cover frequencies which range from 700MHz to 2.5GHz. To make things even more interesting, it will also include the upcoming LTE (Long Term...

Google delays cellphone release in China

01/19/2010, Google just revealed that they will postpone the release of two of their cellphones running on the Android operating system in China without providing any further information on the reason behind the action, but one somewhat reliable source did mention...

ITG xpPhone pricing announced

01/18/2010, The ITG xpPhone is shaping up to be a pretty interesting handset that runs on Windows XP, and we now have word on its pricing where it will retail from $439 upwards till $659, depending on which mobile operator you decide to stick with. Those are still...