10/21/2009, Christian Dior is a name synonymous with fashionistas, and this time round the luxury brand will be offering their second generation cellpone which will hit the market in time for the holiday season this year. The new models will be gold plated while featuring black PVD coats that are encrusted with sapphire crystals. You can’t just buy these off the shelf as they will need to be available on special […]
10/21/2009, Looks like Verizon Wireless is slowly but surely expanding their range of Android-powered phones with the latest being the Motorola Calgary which will also be able to enjoy the MOTOBLUR social networking-like interface in lieu of the standard Android 2.0 release on the Droid. Other features available on the Motorola Calgary include an optical trackpad, a Sidekick-like design, a 3-megapixel camera, Wi-Fi connectivity, GPS navigation capability and a microSDHC memory […]
10/20/2009, Verizon Wireless looks all set and ready to roll out the BlackBerry Storm2 9550 in the US, where it is now available in its virtual 360-degree view glory. Apparently, the release date is touted to have been postponed to sometime in the middle of next month onwards, which means you have at least four more weeks to go before being able to handle a 480 x 360 resolution touchscreen display […]
10/20/2009, A Mozilla app will be making its way to the iPhone soon, but the general public are still wonder just what this new application will be like – at least Mozilla’s CEO John Lilly claims that this will “surprise people” – hopefully in a good way, that is. Could a Mozilla Firefox server be making its way to the iPhone, and will Apple even allow that in the first place?
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 […]