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Sprint makes BlackBerry Style 9670 official, October 31st release for $99

October 18th, 2010

Sprint and BlackBerry have finally gone and made the BlackBerry Style 9670 official as of this morning. In case you’re forgetting the specifications on the device we first showed to the world, here they are… a full QWERTY flip phone rockin’ BlackBerry 6, 624MHz processor, 5 megapixel camera, GPS, and Wi-Fi b/g/n. The BlackBerry Style …

Samsung releases OTA update to address Vibrant GPS issues

October 7th, 2010

If you’re a Samsung Vibrant owner, you’re going to love this news. The company has announced that an over-the-air update, being referred to as JI6, is now rolling out to address that pesky GPS issue Galaxy S devices have been plagued with. The announcement, which came via Twitter, did not specify any other issues being …

Samsung and AT&T announce OTA software update for Captivate GPS bug

September 22nd, 2010

Today, Samsung and AT&T announced an over-the-air update for the Captivate handset to address the units GPS performance. As the two companies state: An update to improve the Samsung Captivate’s GPS performance is now available. Captivate customers will receive a notification on their device that an update is available and will simply need to download …

Skyhook Wireless sues Google over failed Motorola deal

September 16th, 2010

The Wall Street Journal is reporting that mobile location company Skyhook Wireless is suing Google, alleging that the search giant “interfered with a contract, announced in April, to put its location technology on Motorola Inc. phones.” Skyhook, for those not familiar, is a company that created a system — call XPS — that uses GPS, cellular, and Wi-Fi data to …

BlackBerry 9670 Oxford internal overview

August 19th, 2010

The red-headed step child of the BlackBerry device family is launching relatively soon on Sprint (and probably Verizon), and we have got our hands on a nice overview of the product in case you had any unanswered questions. Quick recap? It’s a clamshell QWERTY flip device with a CDMA radio, Wi-Fi, GPS, 5 megapixel camera, …

Facebook launches Places, location check-in, discovery

August 18th, 2010

Facebook is currently holding a media event (it’s still going on), but we wanted to update you since it’s pretty interesting and has to do with mobile devices — they’re launching that much-rumored Foursquare-competing product, called Places. It is to help you with three things: help you see where you are, help you see who’s …

Your EPIC 4G questions answered

August 18th, 2010

Yesterday, we posted our first impressions of Sprint’s Samsung EPIC 4G. In said article we asked you to communicate to us questions you had about Sprint’s second 3G/4G handset, and you delivered. We’ve compiled a list of 19 questions from the post and have done our best to answer them for you. Hit the jump …

Samsung Galaxy Tab European firmware reveals device details

August 16th, 2010

A leaked firmware for Samsung’s Galaxy Tab may give us a little more intel on what exactly the giant Galaxy S might be toting. The leaked software is for the European version of the device has build number P1000XJH3, and a build date of August 10, 2010. Here are some of the vitals the software …

Samsung working on GPS update for Galaxy S, due out in September

August 13th, 2010

This may not be the news you’re looking for, but at least it is something. Samsung web product analyst, Carla Saaverda, tweeted that her company is currently testing a software fix for the Galaxy S GPS bug and that it should be released sometime in September. Not really much else to say about it. What …