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Is the HTC Kaiser coming to the US real soon?

July 17th, 2007

Now that the so-called "Jesus Phone" has landed with AT&T, people have wondered if there is still a place in the world for the HTC Kaiser. According to one site, the answer is an unqualified "Yes." They claim that the HTC Kaiser will be coming to AT&T as the 8925, keeping the same model number …

iMobimac provides DUN support for Macs and BlackBerrys

July 17th, 2007

It used to be next to impossible for the Mac users amongst us to get the sort of Dial Up Networking support that many of our PC-using brethren have enjoyed for years. Jerry-rigged modem scripts and janky proxy solutions aside, Boot Camp/Parallels was our best bet for a viable on-the-go internet solution from our handsets. …

T-Mobile myFaves unlimited messaging promo

July 16th, 2007

T-Mobile customers who subscribe to myFaves, T-Mobile’s "unlimited calling to any 5 number," service are about to gain the option to add unlimited messaging to their account for a bargain basement price. For $9.99 myFaves customers will be able to send unlimited MMS, SMS, and text-based chat messages to any wireless customer on any network. …

Don’t like the weather? Wait ten minutes…or shoot into the air

July 16th, 2007

What ever happened to just letting Mother Nature do her thing and complaining about it? If you make your way into the outskirts of Beijing, near the Fragrant Hills, don’t be surprised if you see farmers shooting into the air. It’s not some kind of rebel insurgence, but rather a group shooting silver-iodide pellets into …

T-Mobile Samsung launch details!

July 16th, 2007

A little birdie dropped us some interesting details about a couple of upcoming T-Mobile handsets. Both the t429 and t729 are Samsung sliders. The Samsung t729, which will also be marketed as the Samsung Blast, is a BlackBerry Connect equipped device, sporting a SureType keyboard, 1.3 megapixel camera, Bluetooth, and more. As far as we …

Apple iPhone giveaway!

July 16th, 2007

It seems like the vast majority of you have decided on the phone you’d want to win most…It undoubtedly is the Apple iPhone! We’ve heard your calls comments and will deliver the goods. All you have to do to enter, is drop a comment here and that’s it! To help us out, we’ve put together …

FCC chairman wants to change the wireless world

July 16th, 2007

It’s not everyday that the head of the biggest communication regulatory body in the country tries to stand up for the little guy. When it happens, you should damn well pay attention. Today is just such a day. FCC chairman Kevin Martin wants to open the newly vacated 700MHz spectrum to the people, leaving it …

Google launches AdSense for mobile

July 16th, 2007

Image courtesy: Business Week Ever the capitalist innovators, Google has once again proved that their not afraid of trying to monetize just about anything. The company has just released a beta version of their popular AdSense program tailored for mobile websites. AdSense Mobile will allow ad publishers to target mobile users with specific ad content …

How much do you love The Boy Genius Report?

July 16th, 2007

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Apple starting record label with Jay-z and Beyonce?

July 15th, 2007

We’re working hard to confirm this right now, but several sources seem to be pointing towards the same exciting piece of news: Rapper Jay-Z and and singer Beyonce are in talks with Apple to establish a record label. The rumors place the deal as either close to closed or already executed, with an impending announcement …