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  • Samsung to show a bada phone at Mobile World Congress?

    Fun Fact: if you were to run a Google Image Search for “bada” at the time I published this post, you wouldn’t find a single image relevant to Samsung’s bada operating system until the third page, otherwise known as “that page that no one goes to because they’ve given up hope.” Maybe that’ll change once Samsung shows off a smartphone running… Read More

  • Nexus One slated to arrive in AT&T 3G flavor

    When the Google Nexus One was announced early last month, Android fans went giddy with excitement, especially since there is an option to buy it unlocked. The only downside was that if you wanted 3G service, you were limited to T-Mobile’s decent, but smaller network. AT&T users are still out of luck and limited to EDGE speeds on the handset, but according to documents filed at the… Read More

  • HTC releases Droid Eris source code

    HTC’s been pretty good about celebrating the open-source spirit of Android. Whenever they release a new Android device, the source code for whatever goods they added on top of the stock firmware comes pouring in before too long. It took just a bit over two months, but HTC has just released the code bundle for the Verizon Droid Eris. If you’re wondering, “Great! What does… Read More

  • Samsung looks to mass produce 3.3" AMOLED touchscreen displays

    Standard, boring LED screens: your days are numbered! Samsung announced today that it will begin mass producing AMOLED displays with touch functions built right in. The displays will be 3.3″ WVGA touchscreens that will be, thanks to the AMOLED technology, much thinner than your average touchscreen display on current phones. The beauty of this technology is that it produces thinner… Read More

  • One part Android, One part Pre: Alcatel's upcoming Android slider caught on video

    Take the Palm Pre. Smash Android on to it, add a few buttons, and maybe tone things down in the “Good looks” department a bit. Know what you’d get? Probably not – because this is the first time we’ve seen it. Read More

  • Google's Nexus One manual has sense of humor

    Sharp eyed reader Mike noticed a little humor in the Nexus One manual screen shots. It looks like the the writers weren’t content with the name “Jane Doe” for a change. Hubris
    excessive pride or self-confidence; arrogance. (thanks to Mike for the tip) Read More

  • CrunchRumor: iPhone OS 3.2 to support video calls, multitasking?

    Looking at the iPad SDK, programmers are starting to say that the new version of the iPhone OS will support video calls, file downloads, and some sort of multitasking. There’s also several other features in the SDK that won’t work with the iPad, but would be applicable to the iPhone in it’s current configuration. Read More

  • Firefox Mobile For Maemo Officially Launches

    Good news, everyone! Firefox is officially available for Maemo devices, like the Nokia N900! What’s that you say? Firefox has been available for Maemo for a while now? Sure, but now it’s official. Read More

  • Microsoft CFO confirms Windows Mobile 7 details coming next month

    Cut to the Fox green room, as Peter Klein, CFO of Microsoft, prepares for an interview with Fox Business News Flack: Okay Peter. You can talk about pretty much whatever you want during this interview. Windows 7, Bing, whatever. Just don’t talk about Windows Mobile 7. Read More