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Sony Ericsson Rachael Confirmed

07/21/2009, Earlier this month, the first photos of the Rachael touch phone from Sony Ericsson surfaced. Expansys has published detailed (but partial) specifications of the handset under the XPERIA name, but with the photo of the device known as Rachael. Here are the...

Verizon Samsung Omnia GPS Unlocked

07/16/2009, Samsung has dropped the news: the Verizon flavor of the Samsung Omnia smartphone will function with all GPS apps after the CF03 update. Verizon previously said that they would open up the GPS access on their phones, but it took months to implement it....

iTunes 8.2.1 locks the Palm Pre out

07/15/2009, iTunes 8.2.1 has a “fix” for its “verification of Apple devices” problem also known as “Palm Pre”. This update effectively locks the Palm Pre out of iTunes, making one of the brightest feature of the phone a moot point....

O2 Toshiba TG01 Infected?

07/15/2009, O2 Germany is warning customers who bought a Toshiba TG01 that their handset might carry a virus that made its way into the device at the manufacturing level. Customers should call O2’s customer service to see how fix this. The...

T-Mobile MyTouch pre-sale at Best Buy

07/14/2009, If you fear that you won’t be getting a T-Mobile MyTouch, there is always the option to pre-order one. Best Buy is taking $50 deposits for that right now. But there’s a catch: Best Buy might only carry the red and white models only. T-Mobile...

Samsung Armani 2: more details surface

07/14/2009, It has been a while since we talked about information coming from bluetooth.com. The website has published partial specifications for the Samsung GT-B7620, also known as Armani 2 (the first one is shown here on the right). Details from bluetooth.com often...

BlackBerry To Create A ‘Social Network’

07/13/2009, BlackBerry is said to launch its own social network tomorrow. First I’m not sure why that thing on the screenshot would be called a social network – it looks like a forum. Apparently, users are said to be able to rate apps, hence the...

Shazam Available for BlackBerry

07/13/2009, Just yesterday we were testing Shazam on an iPhone, in a noisy environment… now Blackberry users can get Shazam to recognize a song and point them to a place to buy it. If you have never heard of Shazam, it listens to a track that playing on...

King.com Skill Games For iPhone and Facebook

07/13/2009, Today, King.com, the online skill games provider, released its first games for the iPhone (Amazon Survival, picture) and Facebook (Kalorie King and Mars Live). According to mobile analytics company Mobclix, games represent the largest category of the...

Is Apple Stopping Push Notifications on Hacked iPhones?

07/13/2009, This question about whether Apple is blocking hacked/jailbroken/unlocked iPhones from receiving push notifications has been risen by PoweryBase a Czech development company which has seen the number of customer complaints for its NotifyMe app has spiked....

iPhone 3G For $49 at Fido

07/13/2009, Fido is introducing what it calls a “Refreshed iPhone 3G”. What does it mean? These are phones that were returned within days of activation and the 8GB model can sell for as low as $49 with a new contract. Given what the total cost of...

Sony XPERIA X2 Blueprints Leaked?

07/06/2009, Until now, we have seen a front-faced photo from the XPERIA X2 , but the alleged leak of these blueprints would provide a rare look at the back. And what’s popping out? A (8MP) digital camera a large battery compartment and what looks like a 3.5mm...

Drinkspiration: Absolut iPhone App

07/02/2009, Today we are featuring some technologies that bring our drinking experience to the next level… but, please drink responsibly*. Absolut launched its new iPhone app Drinkspiration leveraging GPS use and integrating Twitter and Facebook. The...