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We've heard a fair amount about the Google-branded Android phone codenamed the Nexus One in recent months. Now, Google has officially taken the covers off of the device and given us some hard-core specs. For starters, the Nexus One is available for $179 if you're willing to commit to a two-year service contract with T-Mobile. If you'd rather... Read more...
Garmin announced the new Oregon 450t and Oregon 450 touchscreen GPS devices. These newest members of Garmins next-generation outdoor handheld family are compatible with the online community at Garmin Connect as well as Garmins free Custom Maps utility for transferring paper or digital maps onto the handheld. The Oregon 450t and Oregon 450... Read more...
After Google announced plans to hold a press event next month regarding its Android mobile phone operating system, some are wondering if the event could be tied to the Internet search giant's plans to release its own smartphone. The Google-branded smartphone has become known as the Nexus One. Rumors have suggested the phone will be launched... Read more...
Nokia may have just recently announced that it would be shutting the doors on its flagship stores in London, Chicago and New York, but that's not stopping a new pair of Symbian-based phones from shipping here to the United States. First up is a new variation of the popular 5800, the 5800 Navigation Edition. As you... Read more...
It's somewhat hard to believe that Nokia's E72 smartphone actually launched way back in June, and trust us, a lot has happened in the mobile world since then. Even Nokia itself has shown off a new smartphone OS (Maemo 5), but the tried and true Symbian S60 is powering this one. The E72 is a slim, broad candybar-styled smartphone with a full... Read more...
On Thursday, Nokia unveiled its first phone using a Linux OS. The N900 uses Nokia's Linux-based Maemo OS, but for the first time in an actual cell phone as opposed to an Internet Tablet that requires wi-fi or cell phone pairing. The N900 runs Nokia's new Maemo 5 software. Nokia makes sure to emphasize the device's ability to run "dozens of... Read more...
Garmin has been steadily expanding its Nuvi GPS lineup for quite some time, but the company's latest introductions are more for the outdoors crowd. The Dakota 10 and Dakota 20 handheld GPS navigators each include a high sensitivity GPS receiver, worldwide basemap and color touchscreen display. Both are completely waterproof and up to 20 hours... Read more...
Man, what a month for cellphones! The Palm Pre, iPhone 3GS and T-Mobile myTouch 3G were just the beginning, as HTC has revealed its newest smartphone in back-to-back launch events in London and New York. While the handset hums along on Android, it's not a typical version of the OS. HTC asserts that its Hero is the worlds first Android-based... Read more...
Its been hyped and anticipated for months. Now, the new iPhone 3G S is finally being unveiled. Announced today at WWDC, the newest iPhone features improved speed and performance. More specifically, the iPhone 3G S is up to twice as fast as iPhone 3G because the iPhone 3G S takes advantage of the OpenGL ES 2.0 standard for stunning high-quality... Read more...
Weve looked at rugged digital cameras, now lets talk about rugged GPS. Garmin recently launched the Oregon 550 and Oregon 550t touchscreen handheld GPS devices. These GPS handhelds combine a 3.2 megapixel digital camera with a 3-axis compass and a 3-inch sunlight readable touchscreen display. Whats more, these GPS handhelds are waterproof.... Read more...
Netflix recently sent a survey to some of its customers asking if they would be willing to "pay an additional $9.99 per month" to "watch HBO original series and movies streamed from the Internet to your computer or TV." As this was a survey designed to gauge potential customer interest, there is no definitive indication as to whether Netflix... Read more...
Nokia released its new flagship smartphone, the N97, Tuesday at the Nokia World 2008 conference. With a full QWERTY keyboard and a tilting 3.5-inch touch screen, this phone targets "internet-savvy consumers." The N97 mixes the best of the old with some interesting new additions. The built in Web browser allows easy access to multiple... Read more...
No matter how carefully you try to protect your personal and financial information, you are still at the mercy of those companies you choose to give your information too. Unfortunately, it looks like keeping your sensitive data secure is becoming increasingly difficult for some companies. According to the Identity Theft Resource Center (ITRC),... Read more...
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