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T-Mobile / Android press event September 23rd, we’ll be there

September 16th, 2008

The much anticipated Android OS from Google seems like it will be soon upon us, friends. T-Mobile’s holding an Android press event in NYC on September 23rd (rumors were correct) and you can bet that BGR will be there to relay all the juicy details and pictures to the masses. It looks like Google is …

Verizon Wireless Going Contract-Free?

September 16th, 2008

According to an inside source, it looks like Verizon Wireless will be offering contract-free services as of September 21. Much like T-Mobile’s FlexPay, the option will be available to those who pay full, unsubsidized prices for phones or for folks who want to bring in their own devices. This will give the option of upgrading …

iPhone Dev Team Sure Doesn’t Waste Any Time!

September 15th, 2008

Before anyone could completely list all their praises and complaints about the iPhone’s 2.1 Firmware, the iPhone Dev Team has already released the PwnageTool and QuickPwn for the update. So, if you were sitting on your jail-broken iPhone or iPod Touch feeling like you were left out of all the joyous hoopla (or the disappointment …

iPhone 3G Works With PAYG

September 14th, 2008

Image courtesy of TheiPhoneBlog It looks like those with less than sparkly credit might be able to use the iPhone 3G with AT&T’s Pay-As-You-Go plans. One Erica Sadun of TUAW tried putting a PAYG SIM card into an iPhone 3G (complete with data package) and apparently it worked fine. The iPhone wasn’t pWn3d or unlocked …

Dell Studio Hybrid: Little, colored, different… for Canada

August 31st, 2008

Since you Canadians got the Blackberry Bold first, you had to wait for these – but now the wait is over. If giant towers are cramping your style, check out Dell’s new line of Studio Hybrids. You’ll also be happy to know, if you’re at all environmentally conscious, that these are Dell’s “greenest, most power-efficient …

New Sidewinder X5/X6 is almost here

August 29th, 2008

WOW! (And we do mean World of Warcraft.) Gaming is about to get a little more fun for those nitpicky about their hardware and peripherals options. Microsoft is releasing the new, and long rumored, Sidewinder X6 gaming keyboard along with the new X5 mouse soon. The keyboard will have a detachable numeric keypad for the …

New Samsungs FREE from T-Mobile

August 25th, 2008

Every so often, T-Mobile will have a month where one product or brand is heavily discounted or even free (with certain restrictions, of course). Starting on September 3, all Samsungs will be free! And like all of T-Mobile’s promotions, some of the Samsung models will only be free after mail-in-rebate. Seems like a fantastic way …

New Palm Treo Pro to be made by HTC

August 24th, 2008

Looks like Palm’s regular manufacturer, Inventec, is taking a backseat to HTC for the upcoming Treo Pro. Looking at the new images of the Treo Pro, there are now touch surfaces where the soft-keys used to be for the home, calendar, messaging, etc. How appropriate since HTC is so “pro” when it comes to making …

MS Live Labs Creates Photosynth, make your own 3D panoramic images

August 23rd, 2008

Hot out of the Microsoft labs is a new web service called Photosynth. In short, it allows users to create panoramic images using their own 2-dimensional photographs. The really neat thing is that these images won’t be your standard, boring, linear panoramic displays. Instead, the effect will be like a real 360-degree rendering of the …

Virgin Mobile Finally Swoops Up Helio

August 23rd, 2008

After months of speculation and rumors of bankruptcy, Helio finally completed that deal with Virgin Mobile. For the better part of the year, forums, blogs, and news sites were aflame with SK Telekom’s restructuring at Helio, Earthlink’s decreasing role in its mobile venture, and Helio’s shrinking profits and customer base. VM then came along in …