09/06/2010, Word on the street has it that the Nokia World expo would see the Nokia E7 make its debut there, being yet another touchscreen capable model that is equipped with a QWERTY keyboard. While no further details were revealed, this is most probably a Symbian^3 slider by all accounts, somewhat bringing one back to memories of the MeeGo-powered N9. While additional smartphones are also expected to be announced, there was […]
09/06/2010, Verizon Wireless must be pretty happy with Motorola’s Droid 2 smartphone, according to a piece of internal Verizon information that revealed an unusual level of satisfaction among its customers. Basically, this Android-powered smartphone has the lowest return rate of any Verizon handset, and Droid 2 owners are even happier than those who have the Droid X in their pockets. Seems that this bodes well for Motorola as it gives the […]
09/06/2010, The LG Optimus 7 multimedia sharing technology is certainly something worth looking into, as it basically allows one to enjoy content on a handset that is streamed from a variety of digital platforms, achieved through a simple finger flick. This preinstalled feature would enable users to send files straight from the phone’s media gallery without the need to exit for a different application. Basically, compatible devices within the same Wi-Fi […]
09/06/2010, Motorola must be enjoying the fact that its Droid 2 supports Flash, and the company doesn’t seem to have hesitated to take a dig at Apple, posting a full-page newspaper ad that parodies Apple’s “there’s an app for that” campaign, with the tagline “there’s a phone for that”. Is Flash support an important factor that affects your choice of phone?
09/06/2010, The folks over at the FCC have revealed some information on an upcoming HTC phone again, this time it’s a rather interesting 4-inch device that is labeled the “PD42100″. Details are still scarce, but we do know that it’ll support CDMA 2000, GSM 850 and EV-DO Rev. A. Other features should include Bluetooth, Wi-Fi b/g/n, and possibly a 1.2GHz processor, which would make it one of the more powerful phones […]
09/03/2010, Both the LG Optimus One (as seen above) and Optimus Chic have surfaced yet again in a series of spy shots, and both of them will be powered by the Android operating system – although nothing important like a comprehensive specifications list, price or availability were made known to public. The LG Optimus One might be known as the P500 in certain circles, and we’re comforted to know that Android […]
09/03/2010, Verizon Wireless will be making available its prepaid 3G data packages to the masses from September 28th onwards, where they comprise of two plans – one for multimedia-capable handsets while the other will target not only multimedia handsets but smartphones as well. The first plan will cost $10 monthly with just 25MB of data use, while any overage will by pretty painful on your pockets at $0.20 per MB. As […]
09/03/2010, Palm has decided to stop all webOS developer approvals after realizing that there was a virtual keyboard leak, marking the second time a keyboard was seen in webOS code. The latest leak that gave the game away was the parameter VirtualKeyboardEnabled=False, where changing the value to True could show just what Palm has up their sleeves down the road despite not invoking any reaction from a webOS-powered device at press […]
09/03/2010, Not getting enough mileage on your iPhone 4 despite the larger battery? The good news is that Mophie is already busy working on a Juice Pack for the iPhone 4, and it could even be available as soon as next week. While it hasn’t been officially announced yet, the Juice Pack for the iPhone 4 is expected to retail at $79. The Juice Pack Air (as it’s called) will feature […]
09/03/2010, Details are still quite scarce, but a Android-powered Samsung QWERTY phone has been sighted at the IFA, dubbed the I5510. Apparently it’s a mid-range device that will be going for around EUR200 ($256), though it wasn’t mentioned when the phone will be available. We do know some of the specifications of the I5510, which include:
09/03/2010, Having trouble playing Super Mario on your Android-powered device? Perhaps a NES controller might be able to help you out. A modder out there combined a breakout board, Arduino, and a blueSMIRF Bluetooth module to allow the NES controller to be used with the Android-device. Check out a video of the user playing Super Mario Bros. 3 with this controller after the jump!
09/03/2010, Inductive charging is one of the more useful technologies around as it allows us to charge our gadgets without having to physically plug them into a charger. The Energizer Inductive Charger is the company’s first to utilize Qi technology, the new universal charging standard developed by the Wireless Power Consortium (WPC). Energizer is also launching a Qi sleeve for the iPhone 3GS and BlackBerry Curve 8900 which will be retailing […]
09/03/2010, Bad news for Symbian as Samsung’s head of marketing, YH Lee, has confirmed that the company has not planned any Symbian devices for the moment, but if there is enough consumer demand it will consider launching Symbian devices again. Without Symbian, Samsung will be focusing on Android to fulfill its smartphone needs while its own bada OS will be used to bring a smartphone-like experience to lower-end phones. Samsung is also […]
09/03/2010, BlackBerry owners who can’t get enough of Starbucks should be pretty happy to hear that Starbucks has launched its Starbucks Card Mobile App for BlackBerry, an app which is capable of syncing with your Starbucks Card and My Starbucks Rewards, making your Starbucks experience a more convenient one. The app can be used in various Target locations and certain Starbucks stores which are under trial in Seattle and Northern California. […]