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Classic2Go: iPhone E-reader for Classic Literature Lovers

07/01/2009, Another day and another e-reader for iPhone… Classic2Go offers more than 45 classic books to download with nicely illustrated digital covers (see picture, middle). I personally like the virtual bookshelf from which the reader can select the book in...

Palm Pre Goes O2 In The UK

07/01/2009, O2 beat Orange in the bidding to get the Palm Pre for the U.K (they also got the iPhone a couple of years ago). At the moment, there is no word on availability and pricing, and we wonder if there is going to be some behind-the-doors drama as O2 also...

Developers Get The iPhone OS 3.1 (Rumor)

07/01/2009, The word on the street is that iPhone developers have been seeded with the iPhone OS 3.1 and the SDK 3.1. Right now, the iPhone Dev-Team is waiting for the OS 3.0.1 and a critical mass of users before unleashing their jailbreaking and unlocking software,...

T-Mobile myTouch 3G Landing in August 5? (Javascript Leak)

06/26/2009, We already said that the T-Mobile myTouch 3G will be available for pre-orders on July 8th and will ship to those who pre-ordered on July 29. We also know that the phone will be available in retail store in “early August”. But when in...

BlackBerry Tour Seen On Verizon Rebate Form

06/24/2009, I have a few friends who can’t stand the outdated BlackBerry lineup available at Verizon and can’t wait to get their hands on the Blackberry Tour. The good news is that Verizon has already setup a $70 rebate for this phone. The date on...

iPhone 3GS Costs $179 To Build (iSuppli)

06/24/2009, iSupply has done an analysis of the iPhone 3GS and estimates that the bill of material and the assembly cost about $179 (iPhone 3GS 16GB). That doesn’t take into account other things like marketing, shipping and R&D. The cost is very comparable...

iPhone 3GS Web Page Load Time Benchmarked: It’s 2x to 3x Faster

06/22/2009, Anandtech has been digging hard and went over the trouble of measuring the time it took to load popular websites. The conclusion is: the iPhone 3GS is much faster than the iPhone 3G and the T-Mobile G1. The Palm Pre does well and stays close, but...

Samsung Jack Review

06/18/2009, Windows Mobile 6.1 is still around and kicking with the Samsung Jack (aka Samsung SGH-i637), a phone that could also be called the Samsung Blackjack 3. Codenamed Samsung SGH-637, the AT&T Jack is a QWERTY phone that has a solid Windows Mobile 6.1...

BlackBerry Tour With Touch Display?

06/11/2009, PhoneArena.com has received word from an anonymous tipster that the BlackBerry Tour will have the same touch-display technology than the BlackBerry Storm. It’s not clear if it’s a good thing or not, but we like the idea of having the...

More Sony XPERIA X2 Pictures

06/10/2009, One week after a ridiculous thumbnail of a black XPERIA 2 leaked on the web, here are much better pictures of the X2, in silver, this time. It seems to run Windows Mobile 6.5, but it is hard to tell if the X2 has the same built quality that made the X1...

Palm Pixie Poised To Run Palm’s Web OS

06/10/2009, People looking at some script files on the Palm Pre’s operating system (OS) have noticed that the Pixie name showed up, hinting that Pixie would indeed in on Palm’s new OS. It’s not really a shocker to think that Palm would use and...

T-Mobile G1 Price Drop to $149

06/10/2009, Everyone is excited by the iPhone 3GS, but hardcore open-source fans might be interested by the fact that the T-Mobile G1 is experiencing a price drop (contract and data plan required). There is no rebate paperwork involved. you’ve been warned.

iPhone 3GS Has Twice the RAM (Confirmed)

06/10/2009, Thanks to T-Mobile Netherlands, we now know for sure that Apple has effectively double the amount of memory in the iPhone 3GS. Some have speculated that it was likely a performance booster for the new phone in web benchmarks. The 600Mhz processor is also...

Palm Pre Review: Don’t Call it an iPhone Killer

06/05/2009, Publisher’s note: unlike the older Palm Pre mini Review, this post was written with the final retail version of the Palm Pre. Remember the old “Don’t call it a phone” ads for wireless company Helio? I was reminded of the...