10/20/2009, Acer’s Android-powered Liquid A1 smartphone is now ready to take pre-orders, retailing for approximately $570 (after conversion) from Expansys Spain from November 28th onwards. This will be the first Qualcomm Snapdragon CPU-powered smartphone in the world that runs Android 1.6 with Acer UI 3.0, where other specifications include a 3.5″ WVGA touchscreen display, GSM and HSDPA connectivity, Wi-Fi connectivity, GPS navigation, a 3.5mm headset jack, Facebook/Flickr/Twitter integration and a 5-megapixel […]
10/20/2009, Not because the Jabra Stone is so heavy that wearing it on your ear will cause you to lose balance, but because Jabra has come up with a truly stunning design for the Stone to turn heads wherever you go. It will be announced officially come this October 20th, boasting a couple of modes – voice calls and music. The exterior will be a touch sensitive shell in place of […]
10/20/2009, The Urbano Barone handset was specially manufactured for folks who fall under the 40 to 50 age range, although we think that the design is way too modern for the more senior among us to use. Being an extremely basic handset in Japan, it just goes to show how advanced the country is with features that include a 5-megapixel AF camera, a microSDHC memory card slot, Wi-Fi connectivity, GPS support […]
10/20/2009, Research firm Gartner Inc. recently made a forecast on the smartphone operating system market by the time the next summer Olympics come about, touting Google’s Android to be the second most dominant smartphone operating system, staying behind Nokia’s Symbian OS while being ahead of the BlackBerry and Apple iPhone OS (in that particular order). Do you think you will be part of the 18% Android users in 2012?
10/20/2009, phoneArena took the Acer beTouch E200 for a run, and here’s what they have to say about it. Ultimately, we think the major advantage of the Acer beTouch E200 is its low price. However, we would advise you not rush for it. Instead, take a look at the HTC Touch2 and Samsung OmniaLITE – these two offerings deliver more and better features, while still keeping the price reasonable. HTC’s and […]
10/20/2009, Remember those slider handsets that are able to end your calls simply by sliding them back into place? The Palm Pre surprisingly doesn’t do that – at least not until the most recent patch was released. This patch will also enable features on the Palm Pre including forwarded text messages, LED light for alerts and inclusion of pages to the app launcher among others.
10/19/2009, There’s a flurry of Android phones out there and not so long ago but the HTC Hero is different not only because it has a better physical design, but also because it has HTC Sense, a proprietary user interface extension that only HTC-branded phones have (unlike the T-Mobile MyTouch 3G, which is a white label phone). Yet, you can expect all the advantages that come with an Android phone: very […]
10/19/2009, If getting your Blackberry out of your pocket is really too much work, this might remotely be of some use. The Watch is said to have a nice OLED screen designed to display text clearly so that you can read all the notifications if the tiny display. I understand that there are situation where pulling the Blackberry out of my jeans’ pocket is harder than usual – when I’m driving […]
10/19/2009, Apple executives must be feeling the heat with Asus preparing itself to release a new Android-powered smartphone before the year is over, where more and more companies seem to be moving towards the Android direction. Hopefully this will foster healthy competition that is good for everyone as nobody is going to be seen as resting on their laurels. Granted, Asus didn’t really manage to wow the world with their past […]
10/19/2009, AT&T has just released th new HTC Tilt2 device that will come with a full QWERTY slider keyboard. It won’t be cheap though, retailing for $299.99 after rebates and signing your life to AT&T for a 2-year contract. Still, we’re sure that some people won’t mind since it will cram in a 3.5″ WVGA resistive touchscreen display, a 3.2-megapixel camera and Windows Mobile 65. alongside the standard HTC TouchFlo user […]
10/19/2009, Check out this unknown HTC handset that appeared in several leaked photos that had it running on Android without missing a beat. Most people claim that this is the HTC Dragon – good to know this ancient mythological beast is still alive and kicking, hoping that it will breathe fire to heat up the smartphone arena with its Android operating system. Seemingly a GPS handset, the HTC Dragon looks set […]
10/19/2009, Verizon will be rolling out their Droid device in the near future, and for all we know this could be a new smartphone which will most probably be powered by Google’s Android operating system. Some others whisper that this could be the Motorola Scholes Google handset, or another Android-powered phone of a different nature. The ad campaign does poke fun at the Apple iPhone 3GS with phrases that start with […]
10/19/2009, Another day, another clone device. This time round it is the supposed flagship model from Finnish cellphone manufacturer, Nokia, with the Nckia N97 hitting the market. At first glance, the Nckia N97 seems pretty decent until one turns it on only to find out that this is no smartphone at all. It will feature a 2.6″ WQVGA display alongside a 2-megapixel camera, a VGA front-camera, Java 2.0 support, a built-in […]
10/19/2009, If you’re going to fool people with a cloned handset, why not do your best instead of calling it the 3GS HiPhone Compass? This isn’t the cellphone that most young people would kill for, but it does resemble Cupertino’s offering thanks to a 3.5″ touchscreen display, Wi-Fi connectivity and the presence of an actual compass. Apart from that, you will also find Bluetooth support thrown in to keep up with […]