iLounge leaks iPhone SDK details
Permalink: iLounge leaks iPhone SDK details by Jan Harris
The iLounge website, which focuses on Apple’s iPod and iPhone devices, has leaked information about Apple’s iPhone Software Developers Kit (SDK), prior to its debut at the forthcoming Apple Worldwide Developers Conference, to be held in San Francisco on 6 March.
According to the site, sources familiar with the SKD claim that it won’t give [...]
BlackBerry Pearl 8110 available on T-Mobile
Permalink: BlackBerry Pearl 8110 available on T-Mobile by Jan Harris
T-Mobile UK and Research In Motion (RIM) are launching the new BlackBerry Pearl 8110 smartphone in a â€˜Blue Slateâ€™ colour, along with a new price plan.
T-Mobile’s model has the same consumer-orientated features as the model launched on Vodafone in January. The compact and stylish phone includes a 2 megapixel camera, integrated GPS and Quad [...]
Nokia 6682 Phone Review
Permalink: Nokia 6682 Phone Review by Franz Bicar
The subject of today’s review is another Nokia smartphone, the Nokia 6682. The 6682 is a consumer oriented phone. This is clearly portrayed via its fashion-friendly candy bar style pearl case and its 1.3 megapixel camera that can function as a digital camera and as a camcorder. However, its not just these features that makes [...]February 27, 2008
Samsung i640 available on Vodafone site
Permalink: Samsung i640 available on Vodafone site by Jan Harris
Vodafone is offering the Samsung i640 phone, a successor to the Samsung i620, on its UK website.
The Samsung i640v Vodafone live! slider phone is a tri-band GSM/GPRS, 3G handset, with a two-megapixel camera and integrated memory card slot, expandable up to 4Gb MicroSD.
Battery life is better than on the earlier i620 - the i640 [...]
LG Viewty KU990 Review
Permalink: LG Viewty KU990 Review by Franz Bicar
With todays camera phones, its not uncommon for people to think that the device they are seeing is a camera inside a cell phone. Of course, what with the high-tech features and the different camera functions, you feel as if you are really holding a stand-alone digital camera.
With the LG Viewty KU990, you get all [...]
Samsung Armani phone released in UK
Permalink: Samsung Armani phone released in UK by Jan Harris
The new Giorgio Armani Samsung phone was officially released into the UK on 18 February.
The P520 phone features a tastefully subtle Armani logo, and the phone comes in a stylish brown, high-quality casing. The 2.6 inch QVGA touch screen vibrates when operated.
While the look of the phone is impressive, the list of features [...]
LG Chocolate VX8550 Review
Permalink: LG Chocolate VX8550 Review by Franz Bicar
Last time, we took a quick look at the LG Shine phone. This time, let’s take a look the LG Chocolate launched last 2006. Yeah, I know it’s an old phone, but its still one of the best handset that LG has manufactured.
The chocolate colored, candy-bar phone, hence the nickname Chocolate, was considered one of [...]
Nokia launches 6210 navigator phone
Permalink: Nokia launches 6210 navigator phone by Jan Harris
Nokia launched the 6210 Navigator GPS handset at the recent Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.
The phone features Nokia Maps 2.0 software, and an integrated magnetic compass capable of auto-correcting for the user’s location. Nokia is offering three-years free subscription to the Maps service, which would usually cost 69 euros.
The handset also features full pedestrian [...]
LG KE970 Shine Phone
Permalink: LG KE970 Shine Phone by Franz Bicar
The LG KE970, otherwise known as LG Shine, is a slider-style mobile phone, and is one of the most successful phone, manufactured by LG Electronics. The LG Shine is encased in a stunning, full-metal body and offers mobile users the best of both worlds - we are talking about style, design and functionality.
The KE970, as [...]
Sony Ericsson announces C702a and C902i Cyber-Shot
Permalink: Sony Ericsson announces C702a and C902i Cyber-Shot by Jan Harris
Sony Ericsson’s C702a Cyber-Shot camera phone features an innovative design which allows pictures to be taken in any position. It achieves this through the camera key and active lens cover which are positioned to allow users to stabilise the camera and take photos one-handed.
Steady grip materials help the user to keep the camera steady [...]
Asus P527 Smartphone
Permalink: Asus P527 Smartphone by Franz Bicar
Most of us, when choosing a phone, go for design, color and style. But really, is this the right way to select a phone? Except for those who know what they want, this is generally what is happening in the market right now. Consumers go for the “coolness” and the “wow” factor in choosing a [...]February 21, 2008
DaXian X999 is iPhone look alike
Permalink: DaXian X999 is iPhone look alike by Jan Harris
The Chinese-made DaXian X999 is a double for Apple’s iPhone.
The dual-band pda features a 3.2-inch LCD touchscreen, Windows Mobile 6 Professional, a built-in Touch Flo-like 3D Cube menu interface, built-in Microsoft office applications, including Word, Excel and PowerPoint, and a 2-megapixel camera with macro feature.
Like the iPhone, the screen features automatic orientation sensor/accelerometer, [...]
Samsung D830 Phone
Permalink: Samsung D830 Phone by Franz Bicar
Â The Samsung D830 is considered as the thinnest folder phone in the world released a year ago. Of course, knowing that it came from Samsung, who would be surprised? Samsung has perfected that technology - cramming all that great features in a thing stylish handset.
The D830, as a Samsung, is not that different with other [...]
Nanoparticle research could enhance camera phones
Permalink: Nanoparticle research could enhance camera phones by Jan Harris
New research at the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in New York, has demonstrated the possibility of using liquids embedded with nanoparticles to develop new types of miniature camera lenses and cell phone displays.
Scientists have shown that liquids embedded with nanoparticles show enhanced performance and stability when exposed to electric fields.
According to Professor Theodorian Borca-Tasciuc, who [...]
Nokia N75 Phone
Permalink: Nokia N75 Phone by Franz Bicar
The Nokia N75 is part of Nokia’s N-Series. It features a solid design, advanced multimedia, 2.0 megapixel camera, 3D speakers and several connectivity options. With its matte graphite exterior, it is a phone that is assured to be a hit in the mobile phone market.
The N75 weighs at around 4.32 ounces, very solid and measures [...]
GSM version of Palm Centro coming to Europe
Permalink: GSM version of Palm Centro coming to Europe by Jan Harris
Palm, Inc. is releasing a quad-band GSM/EDGE version of its lowest priced PDA-phone, the Centro.
The company is taking pre-orders for the smartphone, which was previously only available from US telecom operator, Sprint Nextel, in a CDMA version.
The GSM version will feature 2.5G standard EDGE, but will not support 3G, although this is available [...]
Motorola Razr2 V9 Phone
Permalink: Motorola Razr2 V9 Phone by Franz Bicar
As far as I know, Motorola has been stumped in looking for a successor to its successful Razr line. I’m not saying that the Razr is a bad phone, but rather, it gets boring. As the battle for mobile phone supremacy continues, phone manufacturers have evolved and has produced several different models.
Motorola on the other [...]
Sony Ericsson K790a Classic Cameraphone
Permalink: Sony Ericsson K790a Classic Cameraphone by Franz Bicar
The Sony Ericsson K790a has been around for a while. Yes it is pretty much an old phone, but its typically a classic phone that a lot of fans really liked and adored. Like its counterpart, Sony Ericsson W800i, the K790a has won the CTIA top prize in 2005, stamping it as one of the [...]
New Samsung i780 available from Orange
Permalink: New Samsung i780 available from Orange by Jan Harris
Samsung launched its new i780 handset at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, last week, and the phone has already appeared on Orange’s website, although there is no information on price.
The 3G HSDPA phone provides data transfer speeds of up to 3.6Mb/s. It runs Windows Mobile 6 Pro and features a 2.6in, 320 x 240 [...]
LG KF600 unveiled at Mobile World Congress
Permalink: LG KF600 unveiled at Mobile World Congress by Jan Harris
LG unveiled its latest touchscreen phones at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, including the LG KF600.
The KF600 slider phone has dual screens - the top screen serves as a normal display for the phone’s content, while the bottom screen acts as a navigation pad which changes according to which functions are in use.
If the [...]