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REVIEW: Nokia E72

November 30th, 2009 - 11:55 pm by Wajiha H.
After Nokia E71 its time for another one in the E series, which is by far the most loved series of Nokia as it is the only one which has not disappointed its users in any way at all. This is purely a business set for people who are pretty serious about the way they communicate in their business deals. This is a big set, goes without saying and Nokia has given its hardware a lot of attention but we need to keep it in mind that itís not only the hardware that matters. Letís take a look at this much awaited handset. But it will certainly look back to a haunting shadow within its own family.

REVIEW: Nokia N900

November 30th, 2009 - 11:54 pm by Wajiha H.
Nokia N900 is something very different from the conventional Nseries, most of the previews now confirm this simple fact. The main difference being the fact that it is run on Maemo; much unlike its counterparts, which are mostly symbian. Greatest thing is the fact that internet connectivity and web-browsing are done very conveniently with this set. Nokia N900 is different mostly because of its Mozilla browsing together with Maemo as a software. 3.5" 16M-color resistive touchscreen of WVGA (800 x 480 pixel) resolution.

Emblaze mobile announces ELSE!

November 26th, 2009 - 11:34 pm by Wajiha H.
It was announced today by Emblaze Mobile that they will soon be launching their new smartphone ELSE, the specialty of which is that it runs on a relatively unknown OS, Access Linux Platform (ALP). The mobile has approximately taken almost two years to totally come into the shape that it is, but the end result is magnificent to say but the least. It is being said that the CPU and graphics accelerator used by ELSE will be very similar to its popular rivals like iPhone 3GS, Nokia N900 and Samsung i8910 Omnia HD.

HP iPAQ Glisten smartphone to be finally offered by AT&T

November 26th, 2009 - 11:27 pm by Wajiha H.
It was announced today by HP that the brand new Smartphone HP iPAQ Glisten will soon be launched by AT&T. With this phone, AT &T also enter the highly exclusive AMOLED(INFO) touchscreen world. This beautiful smartphone comes with full QWERTY keyboard and whereas the browser remains Internet Explorer 6, but in a much better version, according to the critics as it has Adobe Flash support as a built-in feature and AT&T's 3G network will be used as an internet connection.

Motorola i410 basic iDEN flip phone launched!

November 26th, 2009 - 11:20 pm by Wajiha H.
Motorola i410 has finally been launched by Boost Mobile, which is quite a basic but a functional push-to-talk flip phone. The major specialty of this iDEN handset is a push-to-talk (PTT) button, which will make the use of this handsetís walkie-talkie feature extremely convenient. Then the phone also comes with speakerphone and voice-activated dialing which will make making calls much easier. The i410 also features Bluetooth technology, a pre-requisite of all quality handsets these days.

Nokia X6 releasing in the UK finally!!

November 26th, 2009 - 11:13 pm by Wajiha H.
And when we were about to lose our hopes for the release of Nokia X6 in the UK anytime soon, the company comes up with another release date for this highly anticipated phone; only this time, the little bird says, itís for real and that too within this week! It was all set to be launched in the UK and Finland along with a Rihanna concert on the 16th of November but got postponed; according to one official announcement it should now hit the stores anytime this week.

Samsung Omnia II:

November 24th, 2009 - 11:51 pm by Wajiha H.
The Samsung Omnia II will soon be available in the US by Verizon and seems to be equipped with a remarkable feature which comes standard on the handset, the device's Swype-powered "Genius Texting." The technology has been originally developed by the inventor of T9 predictive texting capability and it gives the user a new and improved way to input text using an touchscreen QWERTY keyboard. What happens is that you just have to slide your finger from one letter to the next and the device automatically figures out what the user is trying to write.

$50 discount on Moto CLIQ, BlackBerry Bold 9700, and Samsung Highlight this weekend!! Grab one!

November 24th, 2009 - 11:50 pm by Wajiha H.
An announcement has recently been made by T-Mobile USA which says that 3 of its most popular phones Moto CLIQ, BlackBerry Bold 9700 and Samsung Highlight will be available for a $50 discount this weekend. This actually is US$50 less than normal and can help the carrier kick start the shopping season that is the Black Friday weekend. The Android-powered Motorola CLIQ and the brand new BlackBerry Bold 9700 will be available this weekend for $149.99, when picked up with a new contract.

Nokia 6700 slide and Nokia 7230 spring to life

November 24th, 2009 - 11:49 pm by Wajiha H.
There are two new additions in the Nokia family the Nokia 6700 slide and the 7230, as announced recently by the company officially. Both are 3G capable but highly focused on facilitating messaging and the various social networks. The Nokia 6700 slide, is a Symbian device whereas the other one that is the Nokia 7230 runs on S40. We will go through both of these one by one and try to give you a synopsis of whatís ahead of you.

HTC HD2 available at the O2 stores all over the UK

November 24th, 2009 - 11:48 pm by Wajiha H.
The first HTC ever to have been offered on O2 stores in the UK, HD2 is finally available, a moment to rejoice! HD2 is being said to be the best thing ever to have been offered by the Taiwanese manufacturer uptill now. To refresh the specs in your mind, HD2 has 4.3" WQVGA touchscreen, which puts it at the edge of one hand usability and happens to be the first capacitive touchscreen for WinMo. The HD2 has an impressively thin bezel around the screen and the whole phone measures in at 120.5 x 67 x 11 mm and 157 grams.

Sony Ericsson Kurara: all set to be announced

November 24th, 2009 - 11:44 pm by Wajiha H.
Sony Ericsson is all set to announce the new HD-video-flaunting Kurara. Even before its announcement, detailed reviews can be seen all over the internet about this seemingly awesome handset. Now this is all what rumours have it and nothing that has been announced by the company as yet, due to which we cannot be very certain of its validity. As we mentioned in an early article as well, Kurara is a Symbian S60 5th edition smartphone, much alike the Sony Ericsson Satio.

HTC HD2 pink dot problem due to hardware issues

November 24th, 2009 - 10:22 pm by Wajiha H.
HTC HD2 has gone down very well with the general public but the camera presents the users with a lot of difficulties as it has been seen that whenever a picture is being taken the result tends to show a light pink dot in the centre. HTC support has been contacted on this issue and they have confirmed that this is not something that can be fixed with a software solution but is a more pressing hardware problem.

Verizon launching Samsung Omnia 2 soon!

November 23rd, 2009 - 11:54 pm by Wajiha H.
Samsung Omnia 2, a Windows Mobile 6.5 smart phone, popular for supporting one of the largest touch screen displays, is being launched on December 2 for a price of around $200, as announced by Samsung the other day. According to the Basking Ridge, N.J.-based carrier, the Omnia 2 has a 3.7-inch widescreen touch screen that uses AMOLED technology for added brightest and clarity. It has the latest Swepe technology with the help of which the screen turns into a virtual QWERTY keyboard which facilitates faster text messaging.

Prepaid BlackBerry by T-Mobile!

November 23rd, 2009 - 11:52 pm by Wajiha H.
T-Mobile has announced recently that it has a plan of launching a prepaid BlackBerry plan for $60 that doesn't require a contract or credit check. The Bellevue, Wash.-based carrier has also said that itís new T-Mobile Complete "no contract" plans will start at $50 a month for unlimited voice with additional services costing $60 for unlimited voice and text and $80 for unlimited voice, text and Web.

Review: HTC's DROID Eris and Hero

November 23rd, 2009 - 11:51 pm by Wajiha H.
Both of these phones are quite like the HTC Hero, a phone that has been reviewed many a time. There are some differences though due to which a second review concerning only of these devices is only fair. We will go through many minor differences that could be present between Hero and both of these handsets. Then they are important to the American market which is the most important reasons of all.

Samsung S8000 Jet: firmware update now available!!

November 23rd, 2009 - 11:50 pm by Wajiha H.
The owners of Samsung S8000 Jet now get something to rejoice for; you can get yourself a new firmware update for the Jet right now! It has been a while since they came out with it but this is one firmware update that you need to have, since it has been said that it is offering many things that can just not be missed. Due to the S8000XEII2 firmware The Samsung S8000 Jet has now been blessed with 3D Cube background as well as some new widgets (Twitter, MySpace and Facebook).

BlackBerry Pearl 9100: the pearl seems to be missing?!

November 23rd, 2009 - 11:49 pm by Wajiha H.
Why isnít Blackberry coming out with a new Pearl now? There has been quite some time that we heard about any new one. The one that had leaked images all over the internet along with some videos is without a pearl unfortunately. So whatís happening here? What has happened is that instead of the trackball, Blackberry has now placed a touch sensitive optical track pad since the trackballs had started giving trouble to many people due to which they needed to be taken for service.

REVIEW: Samsung B7610 OmniaPRO

November 23rd, 2009 - 11:47 pm by Wajiha H.
This cell phone is fully capable in almost all departments, hardware, software everything. Having a QWERTY keyboard to begin with, this is one tough nut to crack at an initial glance of the key features and the whole packages. As the critics are saying, this handset is going to give the rivals a run for their money both in the areas of performance and pricing. As there is no one thing that sets B7610 apart from its rival handsets, this set is going to try and put in as much detail in its system as possible.

Verizon launches Casio G'zOne Rock rugged clamshell

November 22nd, 2009 - 11:56 pm by Wajiha H.
The new Casio Gízone Rock rugged clamshell has been made to be weather resistant, and that too some harsh conditions like water, shock, dust, vibration, humidity, and more. The main features of this amazing phone are, 2.0 megapixel camera with an LED flash, Bluetooth technology, and handful of applications built for outdoor use. We donít have to stop at this as the phone is said to be equipped with many other features as well.

Nokia says both Symbian and Maemo stay

November 22nd, 2009 - 11:52 pm by Wajiha H.
It was recently said by a Maemo team that since Nokia is interested in Maemo it might drop Symbian as an OS of choice for the very successful and popular N-series. But Nokia says otherwise, both Symbian and Maemo will stay. Now when NOKIA was contacted they just shrugged the whole matter off of their shoulders, stating that since MAEmo and their team is immature; they didnít know the adversity of the statement that they were coming out with.

Microsoft release Office Mobile 10 Beta, confirm the launch of WinMo 7

November 22nd, 2009 - 11:39 pm by Wajiha H.
It was confirmed a few days ago by the Microsoft Office Vice President Kurt Delbene that the Windows Mobile 7 will be announced around the first quarter of 2010; quite possibly, the Microsoft MIX 2010 conference in March. So it is actually possible that weíll be seeing this OS for mobiles in around half a year or so. Of course it is also possible that after the initial announcement the company takes some more time to actually get some handsets running on it but letís just hope that it does not go beyond the third quarter of the same year.

The winners of Asia Mobile Awards!

November 22nd, 2009 - 11:13 pm by Wajiha H.
GSMA has only recently come out with the winners of the Asia Mobile Awards and the Mobile Innovation Grand Prix - Asia Tournament. Basically these are no actual contests that we are talking about; rather this is an incentive given to companies to continue coming up with better and improved technologies and products. As expected the most important award, that is of The Best Mobile Broadband Handset/Device Award was given to Nokia N97 mini.

Nokia N900 now available in the USA!

November 22nd, 2009 - 10:32 pm by Wajiha H.
The eagerly awaited Nokia N900 was first made available in Europe last week and now the company has announced that the handset will hit the markets in the USA as well and that too now! Now this set, the apple of every tech- savvy individualís eye, is going to be sold mostly SIM-free without getting any of the major carriers to strike a deal with NOKIA for its authorized sale.

Nokia N900:A preview

November 22nd, 2009 - 10:14 pm by Wajiha H.
Whenever Nokia comes out with a handset that has got Nseries written on it, people get extremely excited about it as Nseries are supposedly the master of all new mobile technology. Nseries is one place where Nokia definitely stands out and shines. Now Nokia N900 is also the same, but the thing that it stands out for is its remarkable web browsing capability. This is one phone that people with an inclination towards everything technical, will find absolutely fascinating.

Nokia dropping Symbian for N-series?

November 19th, 2009 - 11:49 pm by Wajiha H.
Some rumours are that the Maemo officials are now saying that the next phone of the much popular N-series will be based on the Maemo OS instead of the Symbian OS. This change is not going to be implied on the sets that are still in process, of course once they are finished, the OS of choice will be the Maemo OS. This was stated at a Maemo event held in London a few days ago at which the marketing team behind the mobile OS said that Nokia plans to discontinue the use of Symbian in their N-series lineup.