11/01/2009, Apple’s iPhone has officially gone on sale in China. Despite the country being the world’s largest mobile market, there wasn’t any frenzy like the iPhone launches in other countries. While you might suggest it’s a cultural difference or other reasons, it’s most likely caused by 2 factors. The first being that the iPhone in China doesn’t have Wi-Fi, and the second would be the pricing scheme, as the 8GB iPhone […]
10/31/2009, If you’re running an Intel P55 chipset, Windows 7, and an iPhone, you might be encountering some problems, if the experience of quite a few people online is anything to go by. Apparently many folks are unable to sync their iPhones with iTunes for Windows, and the majority of them have the combination mentioned above. There isn’t any official confirmation or acknowledgement of such a problem just yet, but in […]
10/31/2009, Bell should be feeling rather smug; as the announcement is out that the Samsung Omnia II will be exclusive to Bell. In case you’ve forgotten, this is the phone that is powered by Windows Mobile 6.5, sports a 3.7-inch AMOLED WVGA display, 5-megapixel camera, Wi-Fi, GPS and 7.2Mbps UMTS/HSPA connectivity. The Omnia II has also earned the title of the “Official Mobile Device of the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Winter Games”, […]
10/31/2009, Sometimes you just have to take pity on cellphones, last time people used to claim that it caused cancer, now it’s being blamed for bone degeneration. Next we’ll have a study that concludes that cell phones make is hungry or something. A recent study has surfaced that wearing a cell phone on a belt clip may result in lower bone density, thanks to the phone’s electromagnetic radiation. Hopefully this study […]
10/31/2009, When this cat and mouse game first started, we were rather intrigued, but after going back and forth so many times, it’s starting to become tiresome. We’re talking about the iTunes syncing issues with the Palm Pre of course, and with the latest iTunes update, the Palm Pre can’t sync with iTunes again. One possible solution to end all this confusion would be to do like what RIM has done, […]
10/30/2009, It looks like Microsoft is stepping up the war against Google with its newly refreshed version of Bing for mobile devices (m.bing.com). This revamped site has been optimized for touch-screen devices, sporting finger-friendly buttons which are much easier to press, not to mention other useful features such as a movie finger, allowing users to browse what movie is playing nearby and also the time and theater. The new version only […]
10/30/2009, Sony Ericsson’s XPERIA X3, also known as the Rachael, is getting ready to hit the market next month, and the company has released a teaser video of this Android-powered handset. Final specifications have not been released yet, but rumor has it the XPERIA X3 will sport a massive 4″ WVGA touchscreen display, a 1GHz Snapdragon processor, an 8-megapixel camera, Wi-Fi connectivity, GPS navigation and a 3.5mm jack. Having heard that, […]
10/30/2009, Let’s face it, everyone gets old with time. Unfortunately, we aren’t Benjamin Buttons who seem to regain more of a vigor as we age, but will instead start to experience a host of failing parts, so to speak, within and without. Modern cellphones that come with tiny font sizes are a huge no-no for many older people, which is why there is always a niche market for devices like the […]
10/30/2009, Seems that Sprint has further raised the ire of its subscribers by blocking the ability to tether cellphones as a modem. This is something new as there was no announcement from Sprint concerning the blockage, leaving long time subscribers who have always done so in a state of disbelief at the way they were treated. According to Sprint, this was done in order to reduce the minutes to 900 rather […]
10/30/2009, If at first you don’t succeed, try again. That’s what Nokia did with the N-Gage brand, moving on from a gaming-centric cellphone all those years ago to a software platform some time back, but to no avail after exhausting either avenue. The Finnish cellphone company has decided to shut down the N-Gage platform from next year onwards, choosing instead to offer its entire gaming selection via the Ovi Store content […]
10/30/2009, While the Android operating system has reached version 2.0 of its lifespan, it is interesting to note that Eclair (as it is also known) can run on the original Android device, the famous T-Mobile G1 (aka HTC Dream). The port is currently a rough one with no optimization run on it just yet, but it ought to do enough to keep people lusting after its release in the days ahead.
10/30/2009, Nokia might be losing its marketshare in the US, but that doesn’t mean the resilient cellphone manufacturer from Finland is going to give up the fight anytime soon. Word has it that they will be working in tandem with AT&T on a new Symbian-powered handset, where it will probably run on Qualcomm’s Snapdragon processor as well. This is interesting as the resulting handset will probably be a rival to the […]
10/30/2009, A Sprint let out word that the company will unveil Android updates, although it was not confirmed whether this will be version 1.6 or 2.0. Apart from that, Android-powered handsets are also tipped to experience a price cut due to higher volume, whcih is always a good thing. Word has it that the company might also throw in another Android handset that boasts a built-in MiFi-style router to keep you […]
10/29/2009, Another day, another leak – this time round the upcoming HTC Droid Eris plays victim, where we finally have the confirmed look of the device alongside a November 6th release date which will go up against the Motorola DROID from Verizon on the same day. Confirmed features include Wi-Fi connectivity, a 5-megapixel camera with autofocus capability and the revealed $99 price point.