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Sony Ericsson Rachael Officially Unveiled as XPERIA X10

How does that saying go? Something about a rose by any other name? This highly anticipated handset has gone through several different names in its storied past, being known as the Sony Ericsson Rachael at one point and the Sony Ericsson XPERIA X3 at another point. Well, it’s got an official name now and it’s going to be known as ...

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Motorola MILESTONE: Europe Gets Its Moto Droid Too

The phone that we once knew as the Sholes and the Tao is finally growing up. We already know that Verizon Wireless will be getting the Motorola DROID to launch its line of Google Android smartphones, but what about our friends over in Europe? Well, they’re getting a version of the DROID as well and it’s going to be called ...

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Samsung OMNIA II Official Mobile Device of 2010 Olympics

There are all sorts of official this and official that for the upcoming 2010 Winter Olympic Games. Well, it’s time to add another one to the list, because Bell Mobility has announced that the Samsung OMNIA II will be the official mobile device of the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Winter Games. We already knew that Bell would be picking up this ...

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Ultimate Sub-$100 “Webphones” from Rogers Fight Back

Rogers has been able to enjoy quite the healthy GSM monopoly in Canada for a number of years, but some heavy competition is just around the corner. Naturally, the suits at Rogers need to come up with sommething to respond to these new entrants and they’re doing it with “webphones” priced at under $100 each. At least, that’s how it ...

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Emblaze Else Intuition Loadded with Beautiful Linux OS

In the battle for smartphone supremacy, we inevitably hear from the same few names over and over again. We hear about iPhone, BlackBerry, Android, Symbian… but what about the team at Access? They used to champion the Palm OS, but we are now looking at a beautiful Linux OS in the new Emblaze Else Intuition smartphone. The result of a ...

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Go Hands-On with BlackBerry Bold 9700 Today (Sorta)

The BlackBerry Bold 9700, previously known by its Onyx codename, isn’t set for an official release with any wireless carrier until some time next month, but that doesn’t mean that you can’t get your hands on one right now. Well, sort of. The people at Research in Motion want to give you an idea of what it will be like ...

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Rogers Goes Purple for Lavender BlackBerry 8520

Even though Research in Motion has made some rather major strides in the consumer market, the BlackBerry line of devices is still very much catering to the corporate environment. For the executive type, a nondescript black smartphone will do just fine, but what about people who want a little more personality and color? The BlackBerry Curve 8520 recently launched through ...

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Confirmed: USA to Get Dell Android Smartphone Too

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Everyone is jumping on the Google Android bandwagon these days and it seems like we’re about to get a huge range of smartphones using the platform. We already knew about the Dell Mini 3i Android smartphone and how it was destined for the Chinese market, but what about Android fans on this side of the pond? It seems like we’re ...

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Samsung Giorgio Armani with Windows Mobile 6.5

What do you get when you borrow some styling inspiration from the Nokia N97 mini and a little more inspiration for the HTC Touch Pro 2? What if you were to add in a huge dash of prestigious class and slap on a clothing label? It seems you end up with the new Giorgio Armani phone from Samsung. This isn’t ...

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How to Maximize Battery Life on a Smartphone

Since we rely on our smartphones for so much more than basic voice communication, it’s not at all surprising that we are struggling with battery life. If you’re lucky, you might be able to go two days without a charge, but how can you extend the life of your smartphone’s battery? Lifehacker has put together a comprehensive guide to saving ...

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Unexpected GeeksPhone One Android Smartphone

It may have started with a single handset from HTC, but it seems that the Android revolution is finally coming to fruition with handsets expected from the likes of Motorola and Samsung, among others. Another name has joined the fray and it’s not one that we were expecting. May I present the GeeksPhone One. GeeksPhone is a Spanish start-up and ...

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Extensive Preview of Motorola Cliq Android Phone

We all know that Motorola is nowhere near the dominating force in the cell phone industry as it has been in the past. There are so many other competitors these days, so it’s harder than ever for Moto to rise back to the top. The Motorola CLIQ is supposed to be one of the biggest new offerings in quite some ...

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Pre-Orders Taken for ITG xpPhone with Windows XP

BlackBerry OS? iPhone OS? Symbian OS? These are all perfectly viable mobile platforms, but they still don’t offer the same kind of utility that you’d be able to extract from a true desktop operating system. That’s why ITG has decided to create a new smartphone that is powered by a full build of Windows XP. That’s right. It’s ditching that ...

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LG Enters Google Android Adventure with LG GW620

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It all started with a single handset from T-Mobile and HTC, but this Android movement is certainly picking up steam. Earlier this month, we saw the Motorola Cliq Android smartphone and we know a couple other companies are working on ‘droid phones of their own. The latest to join the pack is the LG GW620. The GW620 is the first ...

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HTC Tattoo Smartphone Brings Android to the Masses

Jealous of all your friends and their fancy new cell phones? Looking in your wallet and seeing that you can’t afford to buy the latest hotness? HTC seems to feel your pain and it wants to help. That’s why we are looking at the newly revealed HTC Tattoo, an Android smartphone that’s supposed to be “for the masses.” Are we ...

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