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Mobile phones are without a doubt our most personal and intimate computers. They are with us at all times, and we have become extremely reliant on them. At Ubergizmo we follow the latest developments, products and rumors of this extremely vibrant eco-system. Don’t miss a beat, and don’t forget that Ubergizmo is mobile-friendly too!

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Strong Android presence at CEATEC

10/06/2009, [CEATEC 09] As I walked around, I noticed that many booths’ companies were working with Android. Most of them were software companies that build Android software. Others were making photo frames or other usually “dumb” devices, hoping...

Fujitsu Mobile Phone Design Award 2009

10/06/2009, [CEATEC 09] Fujitsu was showing many eye-catching concept phones and I shot photos from the best ones for the (upcoming!) photo gallery. I personally like the Kwak Yeon concept that looks like a pebble (above), and the Camelephone that would fit in any...

Mobile Virtual Shopping with Japan’s KDDI

10/06/2009, [CEATEC 09] Visiting a busy department store on a Saturday afternoon might be entertaining to some, but if you don’t enjoy being squeezed to death, KDDI has mobile virtual shopping application. KDDI lets users shop for fashion items from their...

Transfer Jet high-speed proximity data transfer demonstrated

10/06/2009, [CEATEC 09] Sony and others were demonstrating Transfer Jet, a short-range point to point communications protocol for mobile device that can reach speeds of 560Mbps. There were various scenarios shown at their booth that range from streaming music from a...

KDDI PLY phone (as in PLYwood)

10/06/2009, [CEATEC 09] KDDI was showing the PLY phone that has sliding buttons on the side. They are designed so that they can’t be easily pressed by accident. HTC could learn a thing or two from this design as their side buttons are often pressed accidentally...

DoCoMo Virtual Assistant

10/06/2009, [CEATEC 09] This avatar is DoCoMo’s upgraded version of the Office Assistant (paper clip), except that it is indeed much cooler. DoCoMo hopes that for some users, it will become something like a virtual friend, providing advice and sometimes,...

DoCoMo Wooden Phone hands-on

10/05/2009, [CEATEC 2009] We had our hands on the Wooden phone concept (there are two) from DoCoMo that we published about recently. We’ve been told that the shell is made from compressed wood that is so tightly compressed that it is not porous. It should...

DoCoMo eye-motion based phone control

10/05/2009, [CEATEC 2009] DoCoMo researchers are working on a new way to control your cellphone, by using the motion of your eyeballs. Sensors are placed in the earphones and they detect small electrical variations when the eyeballs are moving. Right now, they have...

HTC Dragon, Thoth and Omni

10/05/2009, HTC has a trio of new devices in the making – the Dragon, Thoth and Omni. The HTC Dragon will purportedly run on Android Eclair (2.0), and is also referred to as the Zoom 2. Apart from that, we do know it will come with a 480 x 800 resolution delay,...

T-Mobile to offer Samsung Behold II

10/05/2009, The Samsung Behold II will available from T-Mobile, where it will take off where the Behold left. It will be powered by the Google Android operating system, accompanied by Samsung’s next-generation TouchWiz user interface overlay. The cube motif...

Best Buy leaks Verizon Android device

10/05/2009, Could this rumor be true? Best Buy has leaked out a new Verizon Android device – and this is apart from the already announced HTC Hero and Motorola Cliq. As usual, with all rumors, this new Android smartphone does not come with a release date nor...

Official Digg iPhone app coming

10/05/2009, Word has it that an official Digg iPhone app is on its way, letting users include their favourite new posts and blogs right onto the site sharing service without having to go through Safari or use 3rd party solutions. There is very little else known about...

Kempler & Strauss W PhoneWatch

10/05/2009, Kempler & Strauss has officially unveiled the W PhoneWatch, where it looks pretty much like any other Dick Tracy watchphone wannabes, although it won’t need a stylus for you to navigate through its touchscreen interface. You get 4GB of internal...

Nokia N97 Mini out later this month

10/05/2009, Nokia’s flagship London store has made it known that the Nokia N97 Mini will be released in that part of the world on the 23rd of this month, retailing for approximately €450 before subsidies. At that price point, you can walk home with a...