• Rare Carat’s Watson-powered chatbot will help you put a diamond ring on it

    Rare Carat’s Watson-powered chatbot will help you put a diamond ring on it

    Valentine’s Day is over, but if you’re looking for a way to make those fleeting expressions of vestigial patriarchy more permanent, Rare Carat has the service for you. Read More

  • Researchers Create Diamond “Wires” That Could Power Future Computers

    Researchers Create Diamond “Wires” That Could Power Future Computers

    Physicists at Ohio State University have successfully sent an electron “down” a wire made of diamond, a first that could mean new methods of transferring data inside computer chips. As you can imagine, these aren’t wires in a traditional sense in that they conduct electricity. Instead, the physicists were able to pass a magnetic spin effect down the wire “like a row… Read More

  • Rumor: Verizon's HTC Touch Diamond may launch in October

    It’s been a while since we’ve heard news about the HTC Touch Diamond‘s Verizon debut. According to a tip sent into PhoneDog, Verizon’s Diamond model should launch sometime in October, and it might (italics for wariness) be that “Ice White” version we heard about just a few days ago. The tipster confirmed some of the specs (400mhz processor, microSD… Read More

  • Telus bringing HTC Touch Diamond to Canada

    As if Canada doesn’t already have enough good stuff goin’ for it already, Canadian wireless carrier Telus has announced that they will be carrying the HTC Touch Diamond in its CDMA form “later this summer” (presumably by the end of September.) This’ll make Telus the first North American operator to carry the handset. Both hardware and software-wise, the Touch… Read More

  • HTC Touch Pro quick look

    HTC had the Diamond Touch Pro – the one with the keyboard – on display today and I got a bit of time with it. It’s similar in size and shape to the Diamond and quite classy looking. It wasn’t on so I couldn’t test the keyboard but it was definitely compact and usable in its own right. Let’s just drool a bit and move on, shall we?
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  • Hackers extract HTC Diamond keyboard, embed it on your weaker, less jewel-like Windows Mobile devices

    The folks at XDA Devs has pulled off the soft keyboard from the HTC Diamond — the one that looks kind of like the iPhone keyboard — and has made it available to regular WinMo phones. They extracted a file that you can use on your own phone. Use at your own risk as it is fairly slow right now and may or may not work on your hardware. Read More

  • T-Mo Europe launching the Diamond as the MDA Compact IV

    Everyone’s favorite classy phone is being redubbed as the MDA Compact IV and sold in Europe — it will come free with certain plans, just like we like it.
    Sadly they’re dropping the Diamond name and there is no mention of U.S. availability. Check out our recent HTC coverage here for full details on the diamond. Read More

  • HTC Diamond to ship this month

    The cat is out of the bag at this point on the device HTC will announce tomorrow in London. The Diamond, which Doug already gave some info on, will begin shipping the 3G device this month. According to a Goldman Sachs report, HTC is expected to ship a total of 4 million units in its life cycle. We’ll find out the exact specifics tomorrow. Read More

  • Alleged 'HTC Touch Diamond' photos and details

    Rumors are swirling concerning the device that HTC is getting set to launch on Tuesday in London. I’ll be at the event to report that actual facts, but here’s a leaked photo from an Italian website called NewsMobile and some supposed specs. – Windows Mobile 6.1 Professional – 2.8-inch VGA (640×480) touchscreen with HTC’s "Touch FLO"… Read More

  • Impending HTC devices get names, more specs

    Some new phones from HTC are apparently on their way to Sprint, previously known as Diamond and Raphael. The Diamond will be called the HTC Touch Diamond and the Raphael will be called the HTC Touch Pro, according to MoDaCo. There will also be a device called the HTC Touch Dual Pro, previously codenamed the HTC Titanium. The Touch Pro, shown above, will likely replace Sprint’s HTC Mogul… Read More

  • HTC readying two new CDMA, 3G, slick-looking handsets

    Though we can’t say we’re friends with the interface (we’re looking at you, Windows Mobile), we love what HTC does. They make high-end, usually OEM smartphones for the business crowd, and lately they’ve been paying a lot more attention to design, something it’s never been known for before. HTC has a pair of new phones coming to replace the Mogul and TyTN series… Read More