12/15/2009, While it’s certainly not the 100,000 apps that Apple’s App Store has, 20,000 is certainly a significant milestone, and that’s the number of apps that the Android Market is offering now. Google doesn’t officially release the stats and popularity of the store, but a site called AndroLib has been very diligent at tracking the activity in the Android Market since it was launched. Based on figures from that site, about […]
12/15/2009, What do you think of having a couple of receivers, with one on each side of your handset’s display? If the answer is in the affirmative, then the Magic Voice A9 cellphone is just the thing for you. You also get two receivers and an equal number of microphones, coupled with a 3″ touchscreen display, dual SIM, audio and video playback, an integrated FM radio with recording capability and an […]
12/15/2009, Looking forward to the Nokia 7230 if you happen to live in North America? Well, this stylish low-end 3G slider handset has just gotten its nod of approval from the FCC, where it approves the 850/1900Mhz wireless bands, which could possibly mean the released handset, if ever, will work on AT&T as well as Rogers Wireless. Features of the Nokia 7230 include a 2.4″ QVGA display, a 3.2-megapixel camera, Bluetooth […]
12/15/2009, Are you having trouble with the messaging application on your HTC HD2? Well, this latest update from HTC might be able to sort it out. A statement from HTC reads: “this update for HTC HD2 messaging lets you reach out to your friends and family with instant notifications. Keeping in touch has always been very important, and this update delivers just that: fast and reliable SMS messaging”. You can check […]
12/15/2009, With more and more details of the Nexus One being leaked, rumors are also showing up fast and furiously. We’d like to stress that this is still firmly in the “rumor” bin, and according to the rumor, the Nexus One will cost $199 when launched, and it achieves this price point by being subsidized by Google. It’s hard to determine whether there’s any truth in this at the moment, and […]
12/15/2009, Vodafone subscribers who have been eyeing Nokia’s N900 will certainly be happy to hear that the carrier will be offering this Maemo-powered device. It’s currently listed as “Coming Soon – January”, so you know when it’s supposed to be available. With that in mind, it looks like the phone will be going head-to-head with Sony Ericsson’s delayed XPERIA X2, though it’s probably lucky that it won’t have to tussle with […]
12/15/2009, If you’re wondering why Sony Ericsson’s XPERIA X2 isn’t in stores during this festive season, it’s because it has (unfortunately) been delayed. Rumor has been going around that the phone would be delayed until January, and now it seems like that has become a reality. Apparently Sony Ericsson is having some trouble integrating it with some of the network specific apps, and they’re currently busy working on a fix for […]
12/15/2009, It looks like it’s going to be a good day for the folks over at Swype, since they’ve secured a nice bit of funding to the figure of $5.6 million from Nokia Growth Partners, Samsung Ventures and existing investor Benaroya Capital. In case you aren’t familiar, Swype offers a rather innovative input technology for smartphones where the user only needs to slide his finger across the letters of the word […]
12/15/2009, We’re fairly sure that over the next few days (or weeks at most) everybody is going to be familiar with the Nexus One boot up logo/animation. Folks have made screenshots of the boot up animation, and even more importantly, there is a short 5-second video on YouTube. Based on the video, it seems that the boot up time for the Nexus One is rather quick, which is certainly welcome.
12/14/2009, Folks who are rocking to BlackBerry Messenger 5.0 will be pleased to know that the software has just received its first update, weighing in at 2.5MB while going by its moniker, BBM 220.127.116.11. At first glance, it seems as though nothing new is on offer feature-wise, but it does come with a range of refinements that ought to augment the app even further. Users who apply the update can enjoy […]
12/14/2009, Samsung has made its presence known at the Millionaire Fair 2009 in Netherlands, unveiling the limited edition S9110 watch phone where there are only 100 units of it available. In terms of specifications, everything remains the same, although your 999 Euros will come with its own number, a Bluetooth headset and a handmade watch box. What’s a thousand Euros to millionaires, eh?
12/14/2009, Folks who trawl the Android Market might just realize that ports of Doom, Quake and Wolfenstein games for Android handsets have been removed, and here’s word on why that is so from one of the developers of a Doom port. Some of you may have noticed that Doom for Android (FREE) no longer shows up in the market. ZeniMedia, which owns iD Software had filed a DMCA notice with Google […]
12/14/2009, The Motorola XT800 Zeppelin looks set to arrive in China, where it will support both CDMA and GSM radios. Available on China Telecom’s network, this touch-only handset seems to be more businesslike and serious compared to the Cliq, and it will be equipped with a 3.1? display at 320 × 480 resolution, boast HDMI output, a 5-megapixel camera with LED flash, Bluetooth 2.1 connectivity, a 3.5mm headphone jack, GPS navigation […]
12/14/2009, Word has it that the HTC Passion is not going to be available via Verizon Wireless in time for Christmas, despite an earlier rumor floating around concerning a teaser site that promoted the HTC Passion via Verizon Wireless for this Yuletide season. Apparently, some digital sleuthing revealed that the teaser site is a fake, but good thing the handset isn’t since the Passion design seems to have been chosen as […]