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Motorola A3300 heading towards China

08/06/2009, Folks who are living in China can now look forward to the Motorola A3300, where it will be a true blue Windows Mobile-powered smartphone. We do know that it comes in a full touchscreen display form factor, featuring touch-sensitive buttons right under the...

BlackBerry Curve 8520 unboxing, first impressions

08/05/2009, We got our BlackBerry Curve 8520 and it is time to unpack it: In the box, you will find the usual things: phone+SIM+battery+charger+earplugs+USB cable+manual and CD. Upon picking up the BlackBerry 8520, we immediately noticed how light it is...

Seg Clip 1Seg streams TV shows to the iPhone

08/05/2009, I-O Data just launched their Seg Clip 1Seg TV Tuner for iPhone. I’ve seen something like this at Mobile World Congress, but I-O data will actually retail this product in Japan in August. It works by plugging the Seg Clip onto a Windows PC that will...

8GB iPhone 3GS info spotted, is the iPhone 3G going away soon?

08/05/2009, Reports about an 8GB iPhone 3GS have surfaced. This is coming unofficially from Rogers (a Canadian carrier) and from what we can tell, they are talking about making a transition from the 8GB iPhone 3G to a 8GB iPhone 3GS as the inventory for older iPhones...

Microsoft on porting iPhone apps to Windows Mobile

08/04/2009, Microsoft has published a case study that highlights some differences between developing for iPhone and for Windows Mobile. For educational purposes, a simple application has been chosen and this document should not be seen as a “template” for...

Netflix instant watch on iPhone soon?

08/03/2009, The word on the street is that Netflix is going to let iPhone users stream movies via WIFI. While the idea would be well received by customers, we wonder how the implementation would work. The iPhone doesn’t support Flash (or Silverlight), so...

Who’s Making Money in Mobile? (Panel)

07/29/2009, By Ravit Lichtenberg (blog) – At the Always On Summit at Stanford, an impressive panel is underway, discussing mobile monetization, the role of the operator, platform, apps, etc. Being in the Silicon Valley, the iPhone conversation dominates....

Jailbreaking iPhones could lead to ‘catastrophic result’

07/29/2009, Apple is currently lobbying the Copyright Office to deny a request by the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) to legalize jailbreaking (using apps not approved by apple). Here’s what Apple has to say: Taking control of the BBP software would be...

Yahoo Mobile Redesign Launched

07/28/2009, Yahoo has just turned on the new design of m.yahoo.com. Besides the new eye-candy, Yahoo is also making sure that whatever you do on Yahoo on PC translates and syncs to the mobile version. It should go both ways too. The best version seems to be the...

Palm Pre at Verizon in Q1 2010

07/27/2009, Verizon has confirmed that the Palm Pre would be available on their network in the first quarter of 2010 (read previous rumor). Verizon has been pretty loud about (eventually) offering the Palm Pre. That did include a few mixed-up dates, but today’s...

Is this the HTC Click (low-end) Android phone?

07/21/2009, French website Point GPhone believes that this is the HTC Click: the photos have been sent to Point GPhone by an anonymous reader, who vouches for the accuracy of the information. This is not all that reassuring, but the website points out that...

Motorola Morisson phone running Android

07/21/2009, A Motorola Morisson phone running on Android has been spotted in the wild. This model had been spotted in late June, but we believe that this is the first time that one can actually see Android running on the phone (previous photos had a blank screen)....

BlackBerry Messenger 5.0 supports 2D barcodes

07/21/2009, 2D barcodes (also known as QR Code in Japan) are barcodes that can store a relatively large quantity of text (4096 characters or so). They can be used for anything: business cards, web URLs and so on… the video in the full post shows that the...