Home / Tag Archives: smartphone (page 13)

Tag Archives: smartphone

Nokia wants YOU to help design its next smartphone

nokia-concept.200

The once king of mobile innovation has launched a new project called “Design by Community” whose sole mission is to dive deep in to the hearts and minds of handset users and tech junkies alike, worldwide, in hopes of one day regaining the mobile tech-throne. Using a slick new website, Nokia aims to collect feedback about the most preferred device characteristics users want in their next-gen smartphone.

Read More »

Video Review: Motorola Milestone Android phone from Telus Mobility

motorola-milestone-tel-1

It may have taken a little time to find its legs, but the Google Android platform is really starting to take off. One of the hottest handsets to feature this operating system is the Motorola Milestone, available now through Telus Mobility. In many ways, you could say that it's the same as the Motorola Droid through Verizon, but you don't get the MOTOBLUR user interface, you would have to wait for the Motorola Backflip in that case. The Milestone is configured to use the Telus 3G+ network so its very fast.

Read More »

MOTOBLUR comes to Telus with Motorola BackFlip

motobackflip-top

The Android evolution continues north of the border. You can already get your hands on such handsets as the HTC Hero, but you will soon have access to the winner of the 2010 CNET Best of Consumer Electronics Show award. The Motorola BackFlip is indeed enroute to Telus Mobility. This isn't the first Google Android phone to be sold through Telus, of course, nor is it the first Motorola-sourced Android phone. In addition to the Motorola Milestone, you will be able to flip out with the Motorola BackFlip.

Read More »

Google’s Nexus One taking smartphones to another level

android-on-head

Google’s smart phone has arrived with a mixed bag of buzz and feedback. Now whether that’s a bad omen or a good one for the Search Engine giant remains to be seen. This phone, with its snapdragon processor was designed to go head to head with the iPhone, Symbian and Pres in the market. Google like any proud mother won’t stop praising its phones merits and believes it’s more than a legitimate alternative to other smart phones. As Google’s Chief Financial Officer Patrick Pichette puts it, the Nexus one is a “Benchmark Setter.”

Read More »

Handango acquired by PocketGear, creates giant cross-platform app store

handango

When most people think about downloading apps to smartphones, the first thing that probably comes to mind is the App Store for the iPhone. Well, there's going to be another giant in the room after today's announcement. PocketGear has officially acquired Handango, creating the world's largest cross platform, open app store and content marketplace. How big? Unlike the App Store, which only works on the Apple platform, this combined app store from PocketGear and Handango will have a catalog of more than 140,000 paid and free titles, available for download by more than 4 billion consumers worldwide.

Read More »

Verizon considering BlackBerry on prepaid plans?

blackberry-thumb

The latest rumor on Verizon is that a prepaid BlackBerry data service plan is set to be offered within the next three months. We don't have specifics just yet, but the plan is expected to be $35 on top of your regular voice plan and we don’t expect many BlackBerry variants to be made available at this deal.

Read More »

REVIEW: LG Eve GW620R Android Smartphone

lg-eve-large

One thing that really changed in 2009 was the increasing popularity of the Google Android platform. In the beginning, we only had the T-Mobile G1 (HTC Dream G1) if we wanted to get into the Android thing, but now there are several other manufacturers getting in on some Google-fueled action. ...

Read More »

Google Mobile App fresh for the BlackBerry

google-mobile-app-thumb

Google Mobile App now searches your phone’s e-mail and address books and performs a full web search when you type or speak a name into the search bar. The latest version responds to keywords as well as names, tiny icons that match the keyword you‘ve entered to content within your address book, email or from the web search.

Read More »