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BlackBerry OS running on Nokia 5700

02/04/2010, Now this is travesty of the highest level – seeing the BlackBerry 8220 4.6 OS run on a Nokia 5700. Of course, it has its fair share of doubters initially as they were wondering whether the Nokia 5700 was just displaying an image of the BlackBerry...

FCC gives nod to Sony Ericsson Vivaz

02/03/2010, The Sony Ericsson Vivaz, also known as the Sony Ericsson Kurara U5, has just passed the FCC’s tests and will be known as the Sony Ericsson Vivaz U5a instead. It has been approved to play nice over the UMTS II and V bands (1900MHz and 850MHz), which...

Nokia N900 gets Evernote mobile memory tool

02/03/2010, We’ve reviewed the Nokia N900 late last year, and while the device was pretty decent as a smartphone, it still doesn’t possess that “must have” factor associated with the iPhone 3GS. Having said that, there weren’t a whole...

Motorola Devour to arrive on Verizon

02/03/2010, Verizon Wireless will be offering the Motorola Devour Android-powered handset which ought to keep socialites happy thanks to its Happenings Widget that can push social networking updates directly onto the 3.1″ capacitive touchscreen display, while...

BlackBerry Pearl 9100 spotted

02/03/2010, Looks like RIM’s upcoming BlackBerry Pearl 9100 has already been spotted despite not being released officially just yet, with whispers that it will be available from T-Mobile in the US or Wind in Canada. We do know that the Pearl 9100 will support...

iPhone 4G a possibility

02/02/2010, We all know that Apple isn’t going to stop at the iPhone 3GS, with the iPhone 4G being in the works, but just how close is it to completion? Here’s a snapshot of the alleged iPhone 4G, where it is in all probability a prototype of the new...

N97 Firmware v21.0.045 up for download

02/01/2010, Nokia’s N97 has received its latest firmware version – v21.0.045, where you can download it via the Nokia Software Updater. Before doing so, however, it is imperative you make a total backup of all your data on the phone lest Murphy’s...

Motorola Milestone A853 spotted

01/26/2010, The US-bound Motorola Milestone A853 might be out in Brazil already, but it is nice to know that the smartphone is heading Stateside as well. This quad-band GSM and tri-band 850/1900/2100 3G phone looks suitable for AT&T or Rogers, and could very well...

Palm Pre Plus and Pixi Plus now on Verizon website

01/25/2010, Verizon’s website has been updated to show off the modestly updated Palm Pre Plus and Pixi Plus which we saw at CES 2010, and they will retail for $149.99 and $99.99, respectively, after tying yourself down to a 2-year contract of course....

ViewSonic VPC08 hands-on

01/21/2010, Our friends at Cloned in China managed to get their hands on the ViewSonic VPC08 which was released sometime last year, and this MID/cellphone hybrid is just not something you would want if everything else in your gadget collection is thin and slim....

Nokia offers free navigation on smartphones worldwide

01/21/2010, Nokia dropped the bomb on Personal Navigation Devices makers by announcing the availability of “free navigation” for its family of smartphones, globally. This means that navigation packages with turn-by-turn directions inside that cover 74...

ITG xpPhone pricing announced

01/18/2010, The ITG xpPhone is shaping up to be a pretty interesting handset that runs on Windows XP, and we now have word on its pricing where it will retail from $439 upwards till $659, depending on which mobile operator you decide to stick with. Those are still...

Windows 7 rumors abound

01/18/2010, Mobile World Congress (MWC) is coming up pretty soon next month, and needless to say there are more and more rumors swirling the Windows 7 operating system that might make or break Microsoft where mobile operating systems are concerned. First of all,...

LG Intouch Max GW620 announced

01/18/2010, LG has finally jumped aboard the Android bandwagon with its Intouch Max GW620 hitting the UK market in due time. Unlike the Nexus One, this model comes with a full slide-out QWERTY keyboard in the same manner as the Motorola Droid, where you are able to...