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HTC CHAnges name of ChaCha; to be known as ChaChaCha in Spain

March 2nd, 2011

We’re not sure why HTC decided to change the name of its ChaCha handset in Spain. Maybe it’s the fact that ChaCha is already the registered trademark of a mobile search engine? Or maybe it’s that “chacha” slang for “servant” or “slave” in Spanish? Whatever the reason, HTC has decided that its Facebook-button bearing, ChaCha handset …

Hello, my name is: 9649e796e8b23900dc9629a18f2d47306430e62f

December 29th, 2010

Over the past few weeks, a lot of fuss has been made over the disclosure of a mobile device’s unique identifier to third-parties. Special reports, doomsday headlines… the works. The short version of the story is this: each smartphone has a unique number that identifies it, app makers and third parties are beginning to use …

Nokia EVP Niklas Savander to answer your tweeted questions tomorrow

August 4th, 2010

Hey Nokia fans, want to ask a few of the company’s higher-ups several pointed questions? Well, tomorrow you’ll have your chance… via Twitter. Nokia has announced that, “tomorrow 5 August between 6-7pm GMT (10-11am PDT, 1-2pm EDT) Niklas is inviting you to spend an hour answering your questions and feedback on his Twitter channel @NiklasatNokia.” …

Twitter set to unveil Promoted Tweets

April 13th, 2010

According to The New York Times, Twitter will today announce its first serious attempt at a revenue earning model. Through an advertising program known as Promoted Tweets, companies will be able to purchase the rights to keywords and have their ads strategically placed into related user search results. Not without transparency, Promoted Tweets will labelled …

AT&T asks you to "Rethink Possible"

April 9th, 2010

AT&T’s reputation has been dragged through the mud these past few years in no small part to its network issues, so it comes as little surprise that the company is all set to go through with a major rebranding effort. Based around the slogan “Rethink Possible” (Think Different much?), AT&T will position itself not as …

Project Pink Turtle and Pure spotted again, headed to Verizon Wireless

March 4th, 2010

Project Pink lives! With all the excitement over the Windows Phone 7 Series rollout, most everyone forgot about the Sidekick-inspired Project Pink phones. Everyone except for Microsoft and Verizon Wireless it seems, who have been planning for the launch of at least one and maybe two of these new handsets. While we have been drooling …

Verizon's DROIDDOES marketing campaign

October 17th, 2009

We just got a link to Verizon’s new campaign directly aimed at the iPhone, and boy is it awesome. Everything the iPhone doesn’t, the Droid does, huh? Hit the link for some more shots of the ad! Thanks, ffcsquall24 UPDATE: Our faithful commenters seem to have deciphered the countdown and it appears to be counting …

BlackBerry Loves U2

September 13th, 2009

But U2 doesn’t love BlackBerry, nor give a shit about them. That’s the feeling I get after attending the kick-off concert for U2’s 360 U.S. tour. What’s incredible is that after thinking about this strange and odd pairing of two corporate brands, it makes less sense than I even previously thought. For starters, it’s a …