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Verizon stocks up on HTC Incredible for launch day

04/12/2010, Verizon seems to have high hopes for the HTC Incredible as its launch day approaches, with the company stocking up on dummy in-store display units (PCD ADR6300 MOCK UP) as well as screen protectors for the same device (PCD ADR6300 SCREEN PROTE)....

Apple’s Announcement of the iPhone OS 4.0

04/08/2010, Apple has unveiled its new iPhone OS 4 with a ton of new features including a “smart” multitasking, iBooks and an ad networks – that’s only the highlights. Multitasking To limit battery draining by apps running in the background,...

FCC approves Nokia C3

03/31/2010, The Nokia C5 and FCC-approved C6 have already been spotted, making the last (for the moment anyways) of the C Series handsets, the C3, waiting and ready to be seen. We do know that the C3 comes with the model number RM-614, where it has just been given...

Samsung I6500U Saturn heads for China Unicom

03/29/2010, The Samsung I6500U Saturn which was announced in October 2009 has finally arrived in China, thanks to the efforts of China Unicom. What makes the I6500U different would be having Android 2.1 running right out of the box, making it the third Android device...

iPhone coming to Verizon according to WSJ

03/29/2010, There’s not much more than a headline at the moment, but the Wall Street Journal was displaying it on its home page: Apple is working on an iPhone for Verizon (coming in 6 to 9 months, according to what we heard on CNBC just now), which means a CDMA...

AT&T announces 3G MicroCell plans

03/24/2010, In trial a few months ago, the AT&T 3G MicroCell box is now ready to enter into service, nationwide. The basic purpose of this unit is to connect your 3G phone to the AT&T network in a better, more reliable way. It’s simple, voice and...

HTC Evo 4G finally puts WiMax into your hand

03/23/2010, HTC and Sprint have just launched the HTC EVO 4G, the first Android phone of its kind that will not only let you access WiMax networks at a much faster speed (and most likely with real unlimited bandwidth), it will also let you share your speedy...

ThickButtons: Smart Virtual Keyboard For Android

03/21/2010, [DEMO Spring 2010] Today, ThickButtons 0.6 will be launching at DEMO 2010. The concept behind the application is pretty simple: improving typing on a touchscreen by shrinking the letters that are not likely to be used and enlarging the keys that will be...

Phone Halo Protect: Lost Phone Finder

03/21/2010, [DEMO Spring 2010] I often misplace or lose my smartphone, and one time, it did cost me a lot (!) so, this product might be perfect. Phone Halo Protect, is launching at DEMO Spring 2010. It helps people prevent the loss or misplacement...

Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 Mini gets pricing and release date

03/19/2010, The Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 Mini is yet another Android-powered smartphone that will be hitting the UK via Vodafone this May 24th, retailing for £299.99 with the Pro version being slightly more expensive at £339.99. Of course, don’t...

Acer beTouch E110 approved by FCC

02/24/2010, The FCC has given their nod of approval for the Acer beTouch E110, where this Android-powered smartphone will play nice with AT&T’s 3G network (850/1900 MHz), albeit this is no guarantee that it will be launched by AT&T. The handset could...

Samsung Wave — Hands On

02/14/2010, [Mobile World Congress 2010] Samsung has just announced the Samsung Wave, and I was fortunate to get my hands on it for a short time – not long enough to provide anything remotely close to a review, but sufficiently to write a “first...

Nokia N87 specifications have changed

02/12/2010, Looks like Nokia has shifted the goalposts in the yet to be unreleased N87, also known as the Nokia Vasco. Apparently, it might come with a larger 3.7″ AMOLED touchscreen display instead of a 3.2″ one which was previously anticipated. Apart...

Nokia N98 rumors hit the deck

02/12/2010, There has been whispers of the Nokia N98 for more than a couple of years already, but now is finally the time where a photo of the long rumored smartphone has surfaced. It has surfaced at BeGeek.fr, where the photo reveals a full QWERTY keyboard as well...