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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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Exploding Phone Kills

11/28/2007, This time, a 33-year old excavator driver from Korea. Mr. Seo was found lying dead beside his excavator in a stone quarry by his friends, with a cellphone in his pocket that had a severely melted battery, resulting in a burnt and fractured chest. Judging...

Mio to release 3G phones next year

11/26/2007, Mio Technology of Taiwan who has long developed GPS navigation devices aims to expand its product line by introducing 3G GPS PDA phones sometime in the second half of next year. This move aims to hedge itself against the competition, including HTC,...

Old cellphones turned to computers

11/26/2007, Engineers at Hokuto System in Japan have found a way to recycle old cellphones to turn them into fully functional computers. This is made possible by cramming a simple PC on a business card-sized circuit board known as DVIEW. It will go on sale in Japan...

Prism supports Apple iPhone

11/26/2007, Guess the Apple iPhone isn’t just meant to look good as it does have its fair share of practical purposes as proposed by Nextrials. Nextrials’ Prism clinical trial data management platform supports remote access via the Apple iPhone, giving...

Bluetooth headset hides in phone

11/25/2007, You know how cordless mice come with dongles that are attached to your mouse when not in use? Chinese company Naxin has developed a cellphone known as the NX788. This GSM dualband handset comes with a standard Bluetooth headset located behind which can be...

Duo Atom Elegantly Switches Between Two SIM Cards

11/20/2007, The Atom Duo is a simple and elegant phone with a particular talent: it can receive two SIM cards (and therefore handle two numbers). You can switch numbers back and forth by simply rotating the phone by 180 degrees – it can’t get simpler than...

SE concept phone does USB drives

11/18/2007, This concept Sony Ericsson cellphone from designer Vincent Palicki could be a prophecy of sorts – this candybar handset features the usual large display, standard Sony Ericsson keypad layout, external music controls, music and video support, along...

Sharper Image Bluetooth handset

11/18/2007, Sharper Image has come up with its own 008TSI Slider Bluetooth handset that works with just about any SIM card – giving you the freedom of doing away with locked SIM-card phones. I suppose this $249.95 offering works great for those who are still...

Motorola ROKR E8 hands-on

11/16/2007, BGR has scored yet another exclusive with the Motorola ROKR E8 this time round. This handset from Motorola is known as the “morphing phone”, since it boasts a keyboard that changes based on the function that you want to make use of. For...

LG goes for removable speakers

11/16/2007, LG has developed removable acoustic transducers that will be able to perform different functions in different modes – whenever hooked to a cellphone, it acts as traditional speakers and a microphone, but when you remove them, the transducers end up...

Philips Xenium 9@9 just will not quit

11/16/2007, Philips certainly know that talktime is extremely important to business-type folks, which is why the Xenium 9@9 cellphone just won’t quit on you during the most crucial moments. This amazing handset has a standby time of two months, and a continuous...

Alltel Wireless Axcess Family Finder

11/14/2007, Alltel Wireless has launched the Axcess Family Finder service, featuring easy-to-use interactive maps that help monitor or guide family members to specific locations. Unfortunately, the Axcess Family Finder Web site given in the press release does not...

All new Nokia N82

11/14/2007, While Nokia alleges that computers have evolved to become the Nokia N95, digital cameras’ next logical step would be the N82. Marketed as “a leading edge connected camera, navigation device and multimedia computer in one”, the Nokia N82...

Shocker: iPhone virtual keyboard not as good as real ones

11/13/2007, A usability consultancy firm called Centric Inc, has determined that the iPhone’s virtual keyboard is more error-prone than its physical counterparts. I have heard “it gets a lot better after a month” a hundred times from iPhone users,...