Verizon on WP7 and Sony Ericsson Making Two WP7 Smartphones

In case you haven’t noticed, there are no smartphones powered by Windows Phone 7 on Verizon’s network yet. In fact, there are no CDMA WP7 smartphones at all yet. Verizon hasn’t seemed very concerned about the situation though. After all, the company is widely expected to finally get Apple’s iPhone early next year. Verizon’s CEO even ...

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Samsung’s Nexus S Appears on Video

The Nexus S has gotten a video premier thanks to Google CEO Eric Schmidt at the Web 2.0 summit. It will be launching with Android 2.3 ‘Gingerbread’ and feature that near field communications (NFC) technology that is all the rage now. Don’t worry; I’ve got the video and what is known about this new smartphone ...

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BlackBerry PlayBook Spanks Apple’s iPad in Web Test

BlackBerry maker Research In Motion (RIM) has put a video on YouTube showcasing just how fast its coming PlayBook tablet will be at loading and rendering web content. The PlayBook’s competitor in the video? None other than the iPad. You might be surprised at the result. Video after the jump! PlayBook versus iPad So what do you ...

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Where Are Our 3D Smartphones?

A couple of weeks ago, Sharp unveiled two Android powered smartphones with a unique feature—they can display 3D images without the views having to wear those funky glasses. Sharp is also building the screens for Nintendo’s upcoming handheld gaming device, the 3DS, which will have the same ability to display three dimension images without 3D ...

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Apple’s iOS 4.2 Still Not out but it Does Mostly Fix the iPhone 3G

Apple’s coming iOS 4.2 update has still not come out yet, despite rumors that it was supposed to launch today. However, some testing done with the iOS 4.2 version available to developers has shown that Apple has taken the criticism of iOS 4 to heart—it runs a lot better now on the iPhone 3G. Don’t ...

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iPhone Table Guys Claim the Table.Connect Is Real

In case you haven’t heard, the ‘Table.Connect’ is a 52” multi-touch screen for the iPhone that was developed by three Austrians as a project but is making waves online. The device plugs into a jailbroken iPhone via an unknown connector cable and runs through a special app. The Table.Connect’s premise is similar to the one QNX is working on to connect BlackBerrys to touchscreens built into cars’ dashboards. It basically just transmits the iPhone’s screen to the larger one and sends back the touch input signals. Video after the jump.

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T-Mobile’s myTouch 4G Taking on the iPhone 4 and AT&T?

T-Mobile’s new myTouch 4G wants to take on both the iPhone and AT&T at the same time. How? Well the myTouch 4G by HTC has video calling abilities of its own over 3G instead of just Wi-Fi like Apple’s FaceTime in the iPhone 4. T-Mobile is also claiming to have the largest 4G network in the country and has slammed the iPhone and AT&T in its new advertisement. Video after the jump!

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Read This Before You Buy an HTC Trophy 7: Screen Problems and Slowdown

  HTC’s Trophy 7 smartphone, powered by Windows Phone 7, has some problems to say the least. Think along the lines of poor performance compared to other WP7 smartphones with identical processors and touchscreens that vary in quality from unit to unit. Yeah, HTC looks like it screwed this one up. Performance Issues The Trophy 7 sports a ...

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HP to Sell Unlocked Palm Pre 2 Directly, Gorilla Glass Confirmed

The new Palm Pre 2 has gotten an official overview by HP itself. The two best things about what HP’s Product Manager for the Palm Pre—Tim Pettitt—said? Gorilla Glass is indeed in the Pre 2’s screen and the smartphone will be sold, unlocked for GSM network users directly by HP. Video after the break.

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BlackBerry Transitions to Your Car Via QNX

Research In Motion (RIM) makes the BlackBerry line of smartphones and now has some plans for your car. I speculated earlier this year that RIM’s acquisition of QNX Software Systems from Harman signaled that the company was going start expanding into the ‘smart car’ sector. Besides being hard at work building the BlackBerry Tablet OS for the Playbook that will eventually transition to RIM’s smartphones, QNX has demonstrated a ‘Nokia Terminal Mode’ with the BlackBerry to link the phone to a car. Video after the break!

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Palm Pre 2 and HP webOS 2.0 Get Commercial, 5 or 6 New Palms Coming in 2011?

Big, big news and rumors about Palm’s future hit the internet this week—the Palm Pre 2 and HP webOS 2.0 have gotten their own commercial and five or six new Palm devices are expected to be released by the end of 2011. Don’t worry; I have the commercial after the break and some information on what exactly Palm and HP are up to.

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Samsung Galaxy S Takes on the iPhone, iPad and Now iPod touch

Apple has some competition from Samsung in an unlikely sector. Sure, the iPhone has managed to propel itself into second place globally in terms of smartphone marketshare but now Apple’s core business—music—might be under attack from the Galaxy S series of smart devices. Samsung already has like half a dozen Galaxy S series smartphones hitting ...

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BlackBerry PlayBook Coming with 64 GB Model, Huge Battery

Research In Motion’s (RIM) BlackBerry PlayBook tablet has just gotten some new technical specs confirmed. PlayBook  16 and 32 GB models have already been announced by the company, but today at the Gulf Information Technology Exhibit (GITX), RIM’s President and Co-CEO Jim Balsillie talked about the coming tablet and hinted with his slides that a ...

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An iPad 2 Concept Video and Pics

  Gotta love concept artwork and videos. The iPad 2 has gotten its own such special treatment from Joy Studios. I have to say, the concept video—which is actually a pseudo advertisement for the coming iPad 2—is very well done. If you didn’t know any better, you might think that it was a real Apple ad ...

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Finally! The inPulse Smartwatch Goes Closed Beta—Coming Soon for All

I have been writing about the inPulse—a smartwatch that connects to a BlackBerry smartphone via Bluetooth—since July. Guess what? Some very lucky closed beta customers have actually gotten their inPulse smartwatches! It took long enough, I know. But what is even better, is that one was kind enough to video the unboxing. Thank you Topspeedtop! Before ...

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