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Exclusive BlackBerry tablet information

May 13th, 2010

Been wondering about that BlackBerry tablet device you have been hearing about lately? We have some exclusive information to share with you. We have confirmed with multiple sources that the 8.9″ BlackBerry tablet will be strictly a “companion” device. If you are wondering what it is all about, take a good hard look at the …

Bluetooth 4.0 to be finalized by June 2010, devices to launch late 2010

April 25th, 2010

Bluetooth SIG announced on Tuesday that the much anticipated v4.0 update to the Bluetooth protocol will be finalized and sent to manufacturers by the end of June 2010. The next iteration of the mobile connectivity protocol will feature ultra-low power consumption that could theoretically be powered for years by a coin-celled battery, faster transfer rates, …

BGR is headed to the New York Auto Show!

April 5th, 2010

We wanted to do something fun with car technology for the 2010 New York Auto Show… a little change of pace for BGR. This year, we’re doing some segments on all the different technology that goes into the latest and greatest vehicles currently available, and those that are about to hit the market. Buick has …

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 …

Samsung's Wave S8500 handset gets official

February 14th, 2010

Not exactly like this came out of nowhere, but just recently in Barcelona at Mobile World Congress, Samsung announced the Wave S8500. It runs Samsung’s new OS, Bada, and is packed to the brim with features. We’re looking at a 3.3 inch “Super AMOLED” display, a 5 megapixel camera, 802.11n Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 3.0, a 1 …

Live photos and specifications of the Samsung S8500 Wave emerge

February 13th, 2010

Yesterday we saw the Samsung Wave from afar, today we get our first up close look at Samsung’s first Bada-powered handset. The Wave is indeed the S8500, the first handset to receive Bluetooth SIG certification for the new Bluetooth 3.0 standard. Ironically, Bluetooth was left out of the list of leaked specs but we will …

JooJoo enters production, ships this month

February 5th, 2010

It might have legal issues galore thanks to Chandra Rathakrishnan’s legendary row with Michael Arrington, but the internet tablet formerly known as the CrunchPad has finally entered into production and should begin shipping later this month. To retail for $499 USD, the JooJoo features a 12.1″ multi-touch capacitive display with native resolution of 1366 x …

T-Mobile gets U.S. exclusivity on HTC HD2

January 6th, 2010

For those of you who can’t get enough pixels in your pocket, we’ve got some good news for you. Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer, in his CES keynote, has announced that the HTC HD2 will arrive Stateside exclusively with T-Mobile. For those of you who need a quick refresher, the HD2 will be packing a 480 …

Dell Streak headed for CES reveal

December 10th, 2009

Last year’s CES was a veritable snooze fest save for unveiling of the Palm Pre and webOS, but this January’s show looks to be much more promising thanks in part to Dell. As anyone who frequents this site will recall, a prototype MID made by Dell known as the Streak was recently shot up while …

HTC Hero lookin' like device crosses FCC's desk

December 3rd, 2009

Well, what do we have here? The FCC has photographed and documented this GSM handset from an unknown manufacturer in preparation for approval. From the spec sheet and scattered info this is what we gather: quad-band GSM, 3G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS, TV-Tuner, front and rear facing cameras, LED flash, 1 GB internal storage, 512 MB …