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iPhone 4 to go on sale in 17 additional countries July 30th

July 26th, 2010

Fresh off the wire, Apple is reminding everyone that their flagship product, the iPhone 4, will go on sale in 17 additional countries beginning July 30th. Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, Denmark, Finland, Hong Kong, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway, New Zealand, Singapore, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland to be exact. Hit the bounce for the full release.

HTC touts Super LCD displays amidst AMOLED display shortage

July 26th, 2010

What’s better just as good as an AMOLED display? How about a Super LCD! HTC has just released a press statement letting us know that they will “introduce Super LCD display (SLCD) technology into a variety of HTC phones including the HTC Desire and global Nexus One later this summer.” HTC boasts: SLCD is the …

AT&T Samsung Captivate Review

July 23rd, 2010

We’ve had our hands on the AT&T Captivate for the last several weeks, so we thought it was just about time for a proper review. AT&T’s version of the Galaxy S has a vibrant (pun intended) 4-inch Super AMOLED display, 1 GHz Hummingbird processor, 7.2 Mbps capable HSPA radio, 5 megapixel camera with 720p video …

MetroPCS gets BlackBerry Curve 8530, $60 all you can eat

July 23rd, 2010

MetroPCS, a company known for their low priced cellular plans and lack of annual contracts, has just announced that it will be adding the BlackBerry Curve 8530 to its lineup. The Curve 8530 can be purchased for $279 ($229 after a $50 MIR), and for $60 a month will include: “unlimited talk, text, Web and …

The usual suspects, Microsoft confirms Windows Phone 7 launch partners

July 22nd, 2010

In an interview with blog Pocket-lint, senior product manager for Microsoft, Greg Sullivan, confirmed who the Windows Phone 7 OEM launch partners would be. And… well, it’s exactly who you’d think it would be. Dell, Asus, LG, HTC, and Samsung will all have WP7 hardware being release around the launch of Microsoft’s next smartphone OS. …

RIM shows off BlackBerry Desktop Manager 6 for Windows

July 22nd, 2010

This isn’t quite as exciting as yesterday’s BlackBerry 6 OS screen shot gallery, but RIM continues to show that it is dutifully marching forward. RIM has posted images of the BlackBerry Desktop Manager 6 on their Inside BlackBerry blog. Aside from a new, darker look, Desktop Manager 6 will be able to sync media — …

Motorola DROID X gets rooted

July 22nd, 2010

All that hoopla about Motorola using e-fuse to brick DROID Xs seems like a thing of the past doesn’t it? Thanks to some serious Android noodling by a user named Birdman, the DROID X has been successfully rooted! In order to acquire root you have to follow a relatively simple twelve step process which is detailed in full over …

Dell Streak available in "late July," offering pre-sale opportunity

July 21st, 2010

Anybody out there looking for an Android smartphone with a 5-inch screen? Dell has updated their official Streak webpage to let you know that the Android phone, with its massive screen, will be available in late July and that there are pre-order opportunities available. You can hit up the read link to give Dell your …

Skype released for iOS 4, receives calls in background

July 21st, 2010

Here is a little ray of sunshine for all you iOS 4 Skype users out there. Skype has just released a new version of their iPhone application, and it supports multitasking! The build is officially listed as 2.0.1 in the App Store, however the release notes read: Version 2.1 Run Skype in the background with …