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Atom-powered phones, first pictures (updated: with video)

01/08/2010, Pankaj Kedia, the Director of Intel’s Global Ecosystem Programs has shown us the first Atom-powered phones, one of which is from LG (model GW990). It runs on the next generation LG UI that includes 3D elements. When in 2D mode, the Ui looks very...

Palm Press Conference Wrap-Up

01/07/2010, [CES 2010] Palm picked up a slew of accolades at CES last year with the release of their pre smartphone as well as its webOS, but somehow they did not manage to translate that success on the commercial front to one huge money spinning business. Well, let...

Samsung Moment offers free mobile TV

01/05/2010, [CES 2010] Despite launching more than one hundred phones per year, Samsung was short of “fame” in 2009. Apple, HTC, Nokia (N900) and even Motorola (Droid) stole the show in 2009. The Samsung Moment addresses a market (mobile TV) that has had...

Blackberry 9700 Review

12/23/2009, Because the Blackberry Bold 9700 has been called the “best Blackberry ever” by some, the excitement and expectations around this phone is high. It is true that the bold 9700 represents the apogee of successive refinements that Research In...

Motorola Opus One specifications

12/22/2009, The Motorola Opus One has been covered before, but never in such detail. Here are the specifications we managed to scoop concerning Motorola’s first iDEN Android handset, where it will run on Android 1.5 with iDEN service enhancements with a Zeus...

Sprint BlackBerry 8530 now available

12/18/2009, Looks like the long wait for the BlackBerry 8530 from Sprint is now over, where it comes with a keyboard that makes it a snap to send out that flurry of text messages and email in a jiffy. Wi-Fi and 3G connectivity complement each other, enabling you to...

Palm Pre Plus could happen

12/18/2009, CES 2010 is the launchpad for many a new technology, and if rumors are correct, Verizon’s Palm Pre could possibly receive a direct upgrade, as the company’s internal systems have pointed to a “Palm Pre Plus” without divulging any...

Apple Countersues Nokia, says Nokia should invent, not steal

12/11/2009, Apple has announced that it was countersuing Nokia. They are not a lot of details, but here’s a declaration Bruce Sewell, Apple’s General Counsel: “Other companies must compete with us by inventing their own technologies, not just by...

Blackberry Bold 9700 UMA issue fix

12/04/2009, Phew, UMA is back and it is stable! I’ve had UMA issues with the T-Mobile Blackberry Bold 9700 since I got it a few weeks ago, and I finally found what was happening (btw, the T-mo BB 8900 has UMA working on the same network). I’m posting this...

HTC G3 Asian is a Hero clone

12/04/2009, Talk about one of the most blatant rip-offs ever, even down to the name! The HTC G3 Asian is not an officially sanctioned smartphone from HTC, but is a clone of the HTC Hero in virtually every aspect, although this model will run on Windows Mobile instead...

Motorola Droid Review

11/05/2009, Motorola Droid Review - The Motorola Droid is the first Android 2.0 to be commercially available. Droid is a high-end Android phone with a superb high-resolution screen

HTC HD2 announced

11/04/2009, Looks like the HTC HD2 won’t debut next week, although it has officially shipped in Europe and Asia today. Accoriding to HTC’s CEO Peter Chou and Microsoft’s Steve Ballmer , the HTC HD2 will be out early next year for those of us living...

Nokia N900 Review

11/01/2009, Nokia is facing a tide of ferocious competitors in the lucrative high-end smartphone market, but the company is on the move: Nokia is battling on multiple fronts a the same time: OS, app store, maps and devices. With the N900, Nokia wanted to build a...

Motorola Cliq Review

10/28/2009, After a long walk in the desert, Motorola surprised everyone (or at least me) with the Motorola Cliq, an Android smartphone with a QWERTY sliding keyboard and most importantly MotoBlur, a combination of software and web services designed to unify all your...