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  • The Nokia E52 just keeps going, and going, and going

    What has 8 hours of talk time, 23 days of standby time, noise cancellation, and comes from Espoo? If you guessed the Nokia E52, you’re psychic. Or you just read the headline and assumed. Whatever – either way, you’re right. Read More

  • Sprint employee spills more details on the Palm Pre

    Sprint employees may be getting fired for piping up about the Pre, but that hasn’t stopped this guy. Blasting away at a keyboard “deep within customer care”, InsideSprintNow has a few previously unearthed details to share about the Pre. Don’t have time to read all that? Here’s everything in one neat little package: Read More

  • T-Mobile + Samsung = One big leak

    Samsung tends to have a hard time keeping things secret, and T-Mobile’s pipes have been pretty leaky lately as well. Put the two together and the best plumber in the world couldn’t plug the holes. Such is the case here. For some reason, an unnamed camera carrying employee got some time with T-Mobile’s upcoming Samsung lineup and was able to document the whole thing. Read More

  • The Big Kindle Revealed (Liveblog)

    Amazon is revealing its third Kindle today at a jam-packed press conference in New York City. The new Kindle, which we first caught wind of last year, is expected to have a larger screen to be used for reading newspapers, magazines, and textbooks. (Don’t expect it to save the newspaper industry, though). Arthur Sullzberger, Jr. of the New York Times is in the house I’ll be… Read More

  • Sprint employees fired for talking about the Palm Pre

    Everyone, take notice: Sprint is very serious about not letting any tantalizing details leak about the upcoming Palm Pre. Apparently, the struggling wireless carrier cannot afford having any good, free press wrote about them. From what we hear, at least three retail employees have been let go for speaking about the Palm Pre outside the store’s walls. Read More

  • AT&T Finally Releases What Should Have Been The First iPhone App

    Say you’re a wireless carrier with an exclusive deal on the hottest wireless device with the most popular application store. What do you do? Well, up until now, AT&T’s answer has been basically nothing. It had released zero apps taking advantage of the fast growing iPhone platform. Today, it finally got around to releasing one. AT&T myWireless Mobile (horrible name… Read More

  • Rumor: HTC Dash 3G (Snap) & HTC Touch Pro 2 dated, Visual Voicemail confirmed?

    Jeez, now that’s a leak: 1 little sheet of paper, 6 device launch dates, and 1 confirmation of a previously unannounced service. TmoNews managed to scrounge up the gem up above, and it’s jam packed full of goodies. On the major hardware front, we have the T-Mobile Dash 3G (otherwise known as the HTC Snap, though it purportedly lacks the Inner Circle favorites feature) and HTC Touch… Read More

  • Does iPhone OS 3.0 take better photos than 2.2.1?

    You can’t up a camera’s megapixel count without a hardware change, but there are a good number of things that can be done in the software to improve photo quality. You can tweak the color filters, or polish up auto-exposure for example. We’re not quite sure what Apple changed in the iPhone 3.0 firmware camera settings, but it looks like it was for the better. Read More

  • LogMeIn Coming Soon To The BlackBerry Storm

    Another day of WES2009, another day of BlackBerry news. This morning brings an announcement from LogMeIn, makers of the remote desktop access software of the same name. For those unfamiliar with the concept, LogMeIn allows you to control a Windows or Mac computer from another terminal across the internet. Previously, the term “terminal” here was limited to meaning any PC or system… Read More

  • Unreleased Android-running HTC Hero caught on camera

    Lookie, lookie. It seems that HTC’s next Android handset couldn’t avoid the geek paparazzi. We hear that this phone is the rumored HTC Hero and might get a release sometime in Q3 of this year, which sounds ’bout right if working handsets are already in the wild. Read More