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  • Samsung T659 gets shot

    In the weeks after that big ol’ T-Mobile launch list leaked back in April, details and photos emerged of just about every handset mentioned. One, however managed to stay off the radar: the Samsung T659, otherwise known as “Scarlet”. Of course, we’re talking about Samsung here, and Samsung phones just don’t get announced without leaking first, and the Scarlet is… Read More

  • Latest trailer and screenshots of the Dexter iPhone game

    I’m beginning to think that this game won’t ever come out. I mean, it’s been more than a year since it was first announced. Anyhoots, here are the latest screenshots and trailer for the upcoming iPhone game from Marc Ecko Entertainment. It’s slated for a late summer release with three additional episodes to follow shortly after. Oh, and there’s an official… Read More

  • Bicycle-mounted mobile phone chargers actually improve Kenyan lives

    Two dollars is a princely sum in Kenya. But that’s what people there have to pay to charge their mobile phone at a charging station—sometimes just an old car battery on the side of the road. So, in yet another example of technology actually improving people’s lives (rather than just giving hipsters an opportunity to bump into other hipsters), two students have developed a… Read More

  • comiXology launches Comics app at Comic-Con

    Here’s a nifty new app from comiXology for all the comic book geeks to try out on their iPhone. The aptly named Comics app is a digital comic book shop, library and reader for your iPhone and iPod Touch. The following publishers along with Robert Kirkman are onboard: Read More

  • Garmin nuvifone finally about to ship out (to Taiwan)

    Do you remember where you were back on January 30th of 2008? CrunchGear was at a Garmin event in New York City watching the GPS company announce its very own smartphone. Fast forward to today, and the device is finally about to ship. Two devices, actually — the Linux-based nuvifone G60 and the nuvifone M20, which runs Windows Mobile 6.1 Professional. Read More

  • Google Latitude Comes To The iPhone. No, It Doesn't Run In The Background.

    Google has finally gotten around to launching its location-based network, Latitude on the iPhone. The service, which has been around for months on the web and Android, BlackBerry, Symbian and Windows Mobile devices may finally be ready to take off now that it’s on the hottest smartphone on the market. But there’s a problem — and it’s a big one. Latitude, like all… Read More

  • Palm releases webOS 1.1.0 updated, fixes iTunes syncing

    Take that, Apple. Palm just dropped webOS 1.1.0 and it fixes what you broke with iTunes 8.2.1. Is this how it’s going to go down from here on out? Palm Read More

  • Review: T-Mobile myTouch 3G with Google [Update]

    It’s been nine months since I first dabbled in the world of Android. It wasn’t a pretty picture then, but a lot has changed in those short nine months. The platform has grown and become more stable. The Market is filled with useful and enjoyable apps. Cupcake has had the biggest impact thus far but we eagerly await what Donut has to offer. Read More

  • The Secret of Monkey Island launches on iPhone, raids our wallet

    Late last night and seemingly out of nowhere, the iPhone-port of The Secret of Monkey Island appeared in the App Store. Coming in at a whopping 400MB, you’re going to want to camp out next to a nice, fast WiFi hotspot if you decide to buy this – which you absolutely, positively should. Read More

  • AT&T's Q2 Earnings: Millions of iPhones sold, Billions of dollars made

    AT&Ts Second Quarter Earnings are up. There’s not much to be said here beyond what the numbers clearly show: AT&T is doing well (though profits dropped about 16% from the same quarter last year), largely on the success of the iPhone. On to the facts: Read More

  • Budget-friendly HTC Click steals more camera time

    Can’t get enough of the wallet-friendly HTC Click? We hear you. Sure, it’s kinda small, and maybe it’s not the most exciting design ever – but it’s (supposedly) only going to cost a buck shy of $100, and it’s fueled by Android. Read More