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Security flaw allows calls (and more) from a locked iPhone running iOS 4.1

October 25th, 2010

Blog 9to5Mac has picked up on an interesting bug in iOS 4.1, running on the iPhone, that will allow users to bypass the device’s lock screen and make phone calls. From a locked iPhone pressing the “Emergency Call” button, dialing a non-emergency number (such as “###”), then quickly pressing “Send” followed by the iPhone’s lock …

Sprint BlackBerry Style 9670 hands on

October 22nd, 2010

As you can clearly see, no, we didn’t snag the royal purple BlackBerry Style, but Sprint and RIM were nice enough to hook us up with a steel grey (also known as black) unit, and we’re up and running. After a quick Enterprise Activation, the emails are flowing like wine. But there are no beautiful …

Sprint offering pre-orders of BlackBerry Style today for Premier customers

October 18th, 2010

It looks like those Sprint Premier members who want to assure themselves a BlackBerry Style 9670 on launch day will be afforded that opportunity. Sprint has been sending out emails to its Premier customers with an option to pre-order the new BlackBerry flip-phone today; one day before the general public. Anyone out there going to scoop up RIM’s …

Your touchscreen phone is a petri dish

October 15th, 2010

A new study out of Stanford University shows that our touchscreen cellphones are some of the dirtiest, filthiest, bacteria-harboring vessels out there. How dirty? The study found that an average cell phone has 18x more bacteria than a toilet handle in a men’s public-restroom. In addition to having more bacteria, the fact that we use …

HTC Surround Windows Phone 7 device and others exclusive to Best Buy

October 14th, 2010

Remember that Best Buy flier featuring the white Samsung Fascinate, white Sony Ericsson Xperia X10, Dell Streak, and HTC Surround we showed you yesterday? Well, according to a press release, those four devices will all be exclusive offerings from Best Buy. The white Fascinate and X10 are interesting, but not overly shocking; Best Buy getting …

Zune synchronization software coming to Macs?

October 13th, 2010

If you’re getting excited for the launch of Windows Phone 7 handsets, and are a Mac user, you might want to pay attention to this. According to a tweet by Microsoft UK’s head of Windows Phone marketing, Oded Ran, software that will allow Mac’s to sync Zune content with Windows Phone 7 devices may be …

Microsoft's Windows Phone 7 keynote up for viewing

October 12th, 2010

Yesterday in New York City, Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer officially unveiled his company’s next generation mobile operating system, Windows Phone 7. The mobile device arena is a crowded space — with well established systems from Apple, Google, and Research In Motion already in the market — but Microsoft made a big splash by announcing nine …

Hands on with Sprint's HTC 7 Pro

October 11th, 2010

We just had some hands-on time with the HTC 7 Pro; which is due to hit Sprint sometime in the first half of 2011. The device sports a full QWERTY keyboard, 1 GHz processor, 5 megapixel camera with LED flash — complete with horizontal sliding mechanism — and a 3.6-inch display. Sadly, the unit wasn’t …

HTC announces five Windows Phone 7 devices, sprinkled around the globe

October 11th, 2010

HTC said that it was going to make Windows Phone 7 a major part of its device lineup… and they weren’t kidding. The manufacturer has just announced five devices, in various flavors, that will be available around the globe in the near future. As HTC writes: HTC 7 Surround Whether it be gaming, movies or music, HTC …

T-Mobile announces HTC HD7

October 11th, 2010

Just as Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer was taking the stage in New York City, T-Mobile sent out a press blast to let us know that they too will be releasing a Windows Phone 7 device — the HTC HD 7 — in “mid-November.” The HD7 will have a 4.3-inch screen complete with 1GHz processor, Wi-Fi, …