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Microsoft answers questions on Windows Phone tracking amid iPhone scandal

April 26th, 2011

Might as well let other major mobile operating system manufacturers in on the location-tracking scandal fun, no? While Apple, and to a much lesser extent Google, have come under fire for their phone location storage practices, other major OS manufacturers have been silent. We’re not sure being the “squeaky wheel” would pay dividends in this instance. …

AT&T to launch LG, Android smartphone in prepaid and postpaid flavors

April 12th, 2011

Via a press release today, AT&T announced that it will be offering two, Android-based LG handsets in both the prepaid and postpaid variety. The postpaid Phoenix and prepaid Thrive both sport a 600MHz processor, 3.2-inch touchscreen display, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, aGPS, 3.2 megapixel rear-facing camera, microSD card slot, and 7.2Mbps HSDPA radio. Both smartphones, which run Froyo (Android 2.2) will be …

Samsung Flight II hits AT&T soon, RadioShack today

August 8th, 2010

If you’re a keyboard lover and can’t kick that feature-phone addiction, there is a new handset on the block as of today. Samsung’s A927 Flight II sports a 3″ touch screen, sliding keyboard, and HTML browser. It is also full compatible with AT&T’s mobile TV service, featured a 2 megapxel camera, Bluetooth, aGPS, and support …

GPS Fix: webOS app that improves PalmPre Plus GPS performance

July 20th, 2010

Anyone who owns a Palm Pre Plus on Verizon Wireless is painfully aware of the poor GPS performance. It especially hits you when trying to get a GPS fix in any location-based application. VZ Navigator works flawlessly and many people launch VZ Navigator to the splash screen in order to activate the aGPS on the …

Motorola Backflip will be AT&T's first Android device, coming March 7

February 18th, 2010

As of March 7th, AT&T is officially in the Android game, as Ma’ Bell made the Motorola Backflip official today in a press release. A quick recap of the Backflip: 7.2 HSPA 3G, 3.1″ touch-screen display, Android OS 1.5 (upgradeable to 2.1), 5 megapixel camera, Wi-Fi b/g, Bluetooth 2.0, aGPS, 3.5 mm headphone jack, microSD …

3G and Wi-Fi toting Dell Mini 3iX party it up with the FCC

November 6th, 2009

It looks as if Dell’s Android handset is getting ready for prime time with AT&T as a new filing found on the FCC’s website has revealed the Mini 3iX. With both 850/1900 MHz bands of UMTS as well as Wi-Fi on board, the 3iX is likely to be identical to the Mini 3i which was …

RIM makes the BlackBerry Bold 9700 official, hitting in November

October 21st, 2009

It’s always a lot of fun for us — and hopefully for you, the readers — any time we can run wild with pictures, news, and even reviews of an unannounced handset. Today, however, RIM spoiled our fun and formally announced the BlackBerry Bold 9700. Things like carriers, release dates and pricing have been withheld …

Motorola readying Wi-Fi/3G-packing A3300c for China Mobile

August 26th, 2009

Fantastic news boys and girls — Motorola is holding an Android event on September 10th where it will unveil the Sholes along with a bunch of other Google OS-related goodies! Oh wait, we covered that already? Sorry, it’s just hard to even think about anything else Moto-related at this point, even if it is a …

Nokia’s 5230; cheap and smart

August 25th, 2009

As Nokia World draws closer, our favorite Finnish phone maker has just taken the wraps off one of several new handsets set to drop in the near future. Yet another full touchscreen device that looks exactly like the 5800, the 5230’s features include a 3.2-inch 360×640 display, 2 megapixel camera, aGPS, 70MB of internal memory …