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Leaked Sprint document points to more Android-powered devices

07/25/2011, Brief Mobile managed to sniff out a leaked Sprint document which shows off a bunch of projected release dates for new devices, with Android-powered smartphones as the main character. First of all, there is the Samsung Conquer that is slated for an August...

Concept phone designed for texting in mind

07/22/2011, When it comes to texting on our mobile devices, some prefer a phone with a physical keyboard, such as Blackberry devices, or phones with slideout keyboards like the upcoming HTC myTouch 4G Slide. Others prefer their devices to be thinner, so they might...

Multiple APK support arrives on the Android Market

07/22/2011, While it’s great that consumers get to choose from so many different manufacturers and phone models when it comes to selecting an Android phone, this huge variation in phones means that developers have trouble making sure that their apps work on all...

Pantech announces the new MIRACH IS11PT smartphone

07/21/2011, Usually when it comes to handsets that have been created specifically to withstand varying levels of abuse, they generally do not look very pleasing to the eye. Then again we’re guessing users who buy them for its protective features probably don’t...

Loss of phone contacts is biggest nightmare (study)

07/19/2011, Plaxo, the company behind Plaxo.com – the world’s leading online address book has recently released the results of a study it performed, which brought to light some interesting findings. According to its study, 55% of people cited that the biggest...

Droid X2 Review

07/18/2011, Droid X2 Review - this complete review of the Motorola Droid X2 covers the strengths and the weaknesses of this 4.3" Android smartphone

Is the iPod becoming less popular these days?

07/18/2011, When it comes to listening to our music on the go, and before the emergence of smartphones, there was a good chance you would see someone on the street sporting an iPod or the Zune MP3 player, or even an iRiver. However all of that has changed, especially...

Smartphones will soon be able to smell

07/15/2011, While smartphones can pretty much do anything right now, there’s one thing it can’t do: smell. But according to some researchers, that may end pretty soon. Luc Van den hove, president of nanoelectronics research firm IMEC recently stated that...

Microsoft patent suggests a detachable dual-screened smartphone

07/11/2011, Dual-screened devices can sometimes prove to be a good thing, or a bad thing. In terms of gaming, the Nintendo DS proved to be very successful with the dual-screen design. The smartphone, Kyocera Echo, which was a rather unique offering during its time,...

Video Stabilization Software from SRI Embedded in Google Talk

07/08/2011, Image stabilization is a technology commonly used for digital cameras, but here, we are talking about real-time image stabilization for live video streaming, specifically for video chat services, which requires different algorithms and more computing...