Buddy Beacon

The Shuttle from Virgin Mobile blasts off today

In yesterday’s press release concerning the relaunching of Helio, there was a brief mention of a new handset dubbed the Shuttle but no details were included. Today we find out that the phone is

Buddy Beacon expands beyond Helio to other carriers, iPhone, and Facebook

[photopress:sluttypeter.jpg,full,center] One of the most-hyped, if under-used, features on Helio phones is the Buddy Beacon. Using the phones’ integrated GPS, you can use it to update your frien