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HTC Hero getting an Android 2.0 Eclair update but keeps Sense UI too!

October 31st, 2009 - 01:17 am by Wajiha H.
HTC has always been very responsible about their Android devices, which they update on a regular basis, without getting late. Now a few days ago we heard about the HTC Magic getting updated to a Sense UI and now we hear that HTC Hero is going to be updated to Andorid 2.0, and that too soon. We donít know when and in what time this is going to happen but rumours are that itís going to be done pretty soon.

GSM version of Motorola DROID just released!

October 31st, 2009 - 01:10 am by Wajiha H.
Motorola has recently announced its new Android 2.0 CDMA phone - the Motorola DROID. Soon after on popular demand it has also come out with a GSM version of Droid. The people who have the former have nothing to worry about as the only difference is the version. The DROID has already been seen in action when yesterday Google came out with their Google Maps Navigation SatNav solution. The CDMA-based Motorola DROID was used to do this demonstration.

Nokia N97 mini, lovely but an expensive phone

October 31st, 2009 - 12:21 am by Wajiha H.
In addition to releasing the new Nokia update, Nokia has also come out with a Nokia N97 mini which has actually made headlines if only due to the fact that it was really being awaited very impatiently. Basically this is one mobile that has been developed for those people who are on the go but being active with social networks want to stay in touch. It has a wonderful tilting 3.2" touch display, QWERTY keyboard and fully customizable homescreen.

Nokia upgrades N97 to firmware 20.0

October 30th, 2009 - 11:03 pm by Wajiha H.
A major firmaware update has been recently released for the N97 Symbian smartphone as promised a while ago by the company. With this you can be rest assured that some basic improvement is going to be seen in user experience and some new applications have been embodied too to make it a better phone in many respects. You can download firmware version 20.0.019 from the company website as it is publicly available now.

Samsungís little touchscreen phone spotted: S5560

October 30th, 2009 - 10:57 pm by Wajiha H.
Samsung S5560 has not been officially announced as yet, but we can see from the rumours that have been circulating all over the internet that a thing like that is in works and if rumours are anything to go by, it is one beauty of a set. Some websites have also given a complete list of specs that can be expected in the set. It surely promises full touch UI, and comes with Wi-Fi at the expense of 3G.

Nokia goes TD-SCDMA with the new Nokia 6788

October 29th, 2009 - 10:41 pm by Wajiha H.
The first TD-SCDMA set has recently been announced by Nokia in a press conference. This latest handset was being awaited by all and sundry due to the very fact that it is SCDMA. The abbreviation is for China's 3G standard, which works on top the regular GSM network but manages to get rid of all the licensing fees which you canít escape at all if the technology that you are using is either UMTS or HSDPA.

LG BL40 New Chocolate review

October 29th, 2009 - 10:03 pm by Wajiha H.
Chocolate has done a lot for LG which wasnít having a very nice time before Chocolate came on the scene for its rescue. LG has come up with many great devices in the years that have gone by, like the Black Label and Prada, some great cameraphones and definitely some good touchscreen devices to prove that they can actually do it. Now this new Chocolate is very different from the Chocolates that have gone before it and is a class above.

Review: Sony Ericsson Satio

October 29th, 2009 - 09:25 pm by Wajiha H.
If anyone can do it, Sony Ericsson can as this is one brand that is never afraid to take up new challenges. Sony Ericsson have been pretty busy last year doing loads of stuff right from cutting costs, coming up with their new mobiles, Satio, Aino and Rachael or developing the Symbian and Android. Now the new Sony Ericsson Satio is not only a touchscreen debuting Symbian S60 but also is equipped with a luring 12 megapixel camera.

Sony Ericsson Equinox all set to be released on October 28

October 27th, 2009 - 09:39 pm by Wajiha H.
As I write this particular piece-Mobile will be getting ready for the launch that is going to be taking place tomorrow. Sony Ericsson Equinox, a stylish clamshell with pulsating light effects, is all set to be launched publically on the 28th of October as was decided up till now. The prominent mobile phone carrier has also announced that this set provide custom lights to its consumers for example, in Amber, Sapphire, Beryl, Diamond, and Amethyst colors.

Get ready for the new Sony Ericsson XPERIA X10 Rachael!!

October 27th, 2009 - 09:19 pm by Wajiha H.
The lovely Sony Ericsson XPERIA X10 (a.k.a. Rachael) is all set to be launched officially, some rumours have it that the launch may come as early as the 3rd of November as the public appearances of the mobile have become a little bit more frequent. A sales brochure of the set has been released and it promises a lot, to say but the least. Sony Ericsson XPERIA X10 has everything going for it and the new Rachael shows even more potential if we take a closer and a more thoughtful look at the sales brochure.

Orange all set to be the new carrier for iPhone 3G and 3GS in the UK!

October 27th, 2009 - 05:18 pm by Wajiha H.
In the UK there are two carriers who are offering the iPhone these days; O2 and Orange. O2 was the first one to have launched the set in the UK, making Orange the second one. The latest iPhone equipped with Intel, is probably going to be launched somewhere around the 10 of November and is being awaited for extremely impatiently.

HTC working on an Android phone & Magic gets Sense UI !

October 27th, 2009 - 03:20 pm by Wajiha H.
The magnificent phone, HTC Magic, is something that its owners are proud of, to say but the least but they are wondering when theyíll be blessed with the Sense UI. Users in Taiwan have been bestowed with it but the rest of the world is still waiting. The company is promising though that HTC Magic will get Sense UI pretty soon, for the rest of the world as well. Magic phones which have been launched by other companies might suffer as this update has been made available by HTC only.

Nokia and Apple feud over iPhone interface!

October 26th, 2009 - 10:51 pm by Wajiha H.
This might be something that came up a few days ago, but nonetheless it is a matter of great importance. Nokia does not go on suing every other company for every other thing that goes wrong. But this time when the Finnish mobile phone maker has sued Apple to have used some new mobile technology without the Companyís permission, in their new iPhone. They have every right to; Nokia has done some serious investment, (around £37bn) in research and development over the last 20 years.

Samsung B5310 CorbyPRO and B3210 CorbyTXT preview

October 26th, 2009 - 10:37 pm by Wajiha H.
The price is affordable and it is overall a pretty set, very much so. Samsung S3650 Corby sees the evolution of whole new range of touchscreen handsets which is going to change how we feel about them completely. It is going to mark the era of a new beginning. The second wave of Corbys has been recently announced in Milan, which promise some improvements but of course not a lot can be expected as far as improvements in specs is concerned.

Motorola Zeppelin spotted, runs Android, has HDMI output

October 26th, 2009 - 09:35 pm by Wajiha H.
Motorola is coming to China and they really are thinking about taking their Android collection now to everywhere. The set is going to be called Zeppelin if rumours are to go by. The leaked images show a full touch phone with a 5 megapixel camera and dual mode dual SIM networking. Apart from all this, The Zeppelin will be having a 3.1-inch touchscreen with 480 x 320 pixel resolution, 5 megapixel snapper with LED flash, Wi-Fi, GPS, Bluetooth, HSPA capabilities, FM radio and HDMI output. How great can life be!

Diamonds are forever with Motorola Aura Diamond!

October 25th, 2009 - 11:06 pm by Wajiha H.
Motorola after the successful launch of beautiful luxury phone, Aura, wasnít very happy with the outcome and possibly thought they could actually do something better than that. They did something much more awesome and so came up with the version of this phone with an 18 carat gold plating and 34 diamonds. The specs are almost the same as the original Motorola Aura and so are the functions but then if you are buying an Aura, itís hardly something you are looking for and no matter what; style comes first.

AT&T, T-Mobile to launch Blackberry Bold 9700

October 24th, 2009 - 11:40 pm by Wajiha H.
The much awaited, elegantly designed but mainly business-oriented Blackberry Bold 9700 has finally shown its face to the general public and is very much here. It is going to be hitting the markets somewhere in November and T-Mobile and AT& T have been chosen to the honours. Rumours have it that Bold could very much be available in Germany and Canada even earlier, but that has not been confirmed yet.

Your cells can now be charged through a fuel cell charger!

October 24th, 2009 - 11:13 pm by Wajiha H.
We all secretly want technology to rule supreme and to make lives more convenient for us in many ways. Now Toshiba has finally made our dream come true to some extent to say but the least. The company has recently launched a device using direct methanol fuel cell (DMFC) called The Dynario, which is basically a charger which is not run on electricity and it can refill the batteries in mobile phones and digital cameras via USB. Fancy that!

Q3 goes outstandingly successful for Apple!

October 24th, 2009 - 12:01 am by Wajiha H.
The results achieved by Apple have been anything but outstanding in the last Quarter. They have managed to hit it big with an all time high non-holiday quarter revenue and profit in their history, even when the market was suffering from a downfall. The company managed to get a total income of 9.87 billion US dollars this quarter and net quarterly profit recorded was around 1.67 billion US dollars, improving around 24.9% and 46.5% over the figures of Q3 last year for the same categories.

Wish you could be an owner of a branded phone? Wish again!

October 23rd, 2009 - 11:42 pm by Wajiha H.
I have decided to write a review on what to buy and what not to buy as far as the mobile world goes as we can see some very pretty , not to mention expensive, sets that we can see cropping up every now and then. There are luxury phones available now; I am talking about branded stuff that you could only dream about some years ago. Some of these, though ultra modern come with a very heavy price tag, as expensive as 40,000 dollars. Yes, feel shocked!

LG GD510 Pop: A Review

October 23rd, 2009 - 11:17 pm by Wajiha H.
LG Pop is more a device well suited to make you feel pampered instead of actually being different from other sets of this day and age. Itís just another midrange touchscreen but that in no way means that itís of no good as if you remember well, LG Cookie was a midrange touchscreen too once. Now see where it is!

Samsung I5700 Galaxy Spica finallly gets official

October 23rd, 2009 - 11:00 pm by Wajiha H.
Samsung I5700 Galaxy Spica, or Galaxy Lite, is official, finally! And as the name suggests, itís actually cheaper than the original Samsung Galaxy. Many people were awaiting the launch of this mobile for a long time now and though it has been reviewed before based on the leaked photos and everything, it is the first time that the company has announced that the phone is actually going to be launched.

Leaked images of Windows Mobile 7!

October 23rd, 2009 - 12:33 am by Wajiha H.
With the review of Windows Mobile 6.5, we now come to discussing the leaked images of the Windows Mobile 7, for which a lot is being said. The images clearly show that there have been a few changes in the improved system but still nothing can be said for sure unless and until the new Windows is actually released by the company itself. With this new version, one this is very clear, there will be no more flat gray backgrounds and squarish controls.

Windows Mobile 6.5 review

October 22nd, 2009 - 11:33 pm by Wajiha H.
An OS is the one thing that determines a mobileís price, so you need to be sure that it is working for you and is worth the price you paid for it. The Windows Mobile 6.5 is now out on many mobiles and a lot of people are using it as well, but how good is it actually? Although an OS review is something not many people go for but this is one special review of an OS which was eagerly awaited for a long time.

Wish for the stars with Samsung I7500 Galaxy

October 22nd, 2009 - 04:42 pm by Wajiha H.
Smart phone market is blooming, and Android is all set on becoming the second most important phone in the market. For Samsung this could very well be achieved by 17500 Galaxy and you can almost be sure of its effectiveness as this happens to be a ďGoogle Experience PhoneĒ. If thatís not enough you have YouTube, Picasa and a shiny 5-megapixel camera integrated in the phone. How convenient can a phone be!