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Kelly Hodgkins

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Apple iPhone 4 to include 512MB of RAM

June 17th, 2010

While current Android handsets and Windows Mobile phones of yore boast of their prowess, by proclaiming the heftiness of their internal RAM, Apple has been silent on the internal memory included within the various generations of the iPhone. Both the original iPhone and the iPhone 3G shipped with a meager 128MB RAM while the 3GS …

Cellular South confirms it will offer the HTC Desire

June 16th, 2010

HTC announced earlier today the Android-powered Desire was slated to land with select regional carriers in the U.S., but the smartphone giant did not name names. Rather than keep the nation in suspense, Cellular South has come forward as the first regional carrier to announce publicly that it will carry the HTC Desire. With coverage primarily in the Southeastern …

Telus lowers the pricing on its popular smarthphones for Dads and grads

June 16th, 2010

Telus is jumping on the Fathers Day and Graduation sale bandwagon with a promotion targeting its popular smartphones. The sale begins on June 16th and extends to the end of the month in order to encompass all of the June gift giving occasions. Included in the promotion are the following handsets with a three year commitment: Apple …

Swype for Android now available for public consumption

June 16th, 2010

Today Swype announced that its popular keyboard alternative is now available for public download for all Android users. The free-for-all beta download will be available for a limited amount of time — a few days most likely — and is a feature limited version of the keyboard. Folks that want the fully featured version will …

Browser privacy issue with DROID Incredible and HTC Sense UI widget?

June 16th, 2010

An astute reader stumbled upon an interesting bug with the HTC Incredible. The Incredible, with Sense UI, will periodically store screenshots of the contents of your web browser. The screen captures are a function of the HTC Sense UI bookmark widget and are not the main issue; temporary screen grabs are understandable. The problem is …

Amazon to roll out Kindle 2.5 update in the upcoming weeks

June 16th, 2010

Kindle owners longing for the ability to share their fave passages with the world only have to endure a few more agonizing weeks of reading in isolation.  Announced in April, the now “socially aware” firmware version 2.5 for the Kindle is expected to hit Kindle devices in the upcoming weeks. This latest firmware will include facebook …

Pre-order iPhone 4s sold out, ship by date pushed to July 2nd

June 15th, 2010

Folks who were stymied by the debacle iPhone pre-order today and decided to wait until tomorrow to try their hand at securing an iPhone 4 pre-order are in for a major downer. From this point forward, anyone iPhones pre-ordered aren’t guaranteed to ship until July 2nd. If you absolutely must have one on the 24th, …

Samsung Galaxy S passes through the FCC with T-Mobile friendly 3G

June 15th, 2010

The rumors of a T-Mobile branded Samsung Galaxy S received a healthy dose of credibility today. Spotted on its way out of the FCC was the aforementioned SGH-T959 with 850/1900 GSM/GPRS/EDGE and T-Mobile friendly AWS/1900 WCDMA/HSPA on board. With FCC approval out of the way, the flagship Android handset for both Samsung and T-Mobile is looking ripe and ready for launch …

Adobe officially releases Lightroom 3 for Mac and Windows

June 8th, 2010

Photo enthusiasts take note, as Adobe is rolling out the official retail version of Lightroom 3 today. Available as a public-beta since October 2009, the latest, official version of Lightroom features a brand new processing engine that improves performance and offers an enhanced, easier to use UI. Noteworthy features include: support for DSLR video files, …

HTC Wildfire headed to T-Mobile UK on June 14th

May 20th, 2010

The HTC Wildfire is receiving a glowing reception in the UK. Confirmed to be landing on Virgin UK, the mid-level Android handset is also slated to launch on T-Mobile UK. The Wildfire has been added to T-Mobile’s coming soon section of its website and a recent tweet suggests the handset may drop as soon as …