Archive for June 27th, 2008

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Palm optimistic for future

palm windows mobile Mobile handset giant Palm is putting a positive spin on its $43.4 million loss this quarter. The company credited roughly $20 million of that loss to compensation and restructuring costs as it attempts to shift its business plan to better accommodate the consumer smartphone market. In addition to its own restructuring, Palm faces stiff competition from longtime rival Research In Motion and the growing threat of the Apple iPhone, which launches a 3G model next month.

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Long term test – the new Jawbone

jawbone-earwearWhen I was in the states a few weeks ago I picked up the new Jawbone from an At&T store.  A small sleek black unit, with hidden buttons, leather bound ear loop and the killer feature "Noise Assassin" technology.  Well I’ve been using this device for lots of phone calls, from both my BlackBerry pearl and my T-Mobile Touch Plus (HTC Touch Dual) and I’m now ready to talk about using the device on a day to day basis. Form and Function after the break…

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Nokia N810 internet tablet unboxed

About a year ago we reviewed the Nokia N800 internet tablet. John was quite impressed with the device but one of the things he felt it was lacking was a QWERTY keyboard.

Howerver, Nokia recently released a new internet tablet, the N810, which includes many enhancements, including a full sliding QWERTY keyboard.

Other enhancements include a faster CPU, newer OS and better software support. On top of that there’s built in GPS and Sat-Nav software which, on that hi res screen, promises to provide a quality navigation solution.

As always, were reviewing the Nokia N810 at the moment but for now here’s our unbox video:

Nokia N810 unboxed

Nokia N810 Specification:

  • Internet Tablet OS: maemo Linux based OS2008
  • High-resolution 4.13” WVGA display (800 x 480 pixels) with up to 65,000 colors
  • 400MHz TI OMAP 2420 CPU
  • 128 Mbytes RAM & 256 Mbytes Flash ROM
  • 2GB internal memory
  • Built-in VGA Camera
  • MiniSDHC Compatible memory card slot (up to 8GB)
  • Bluetooth® 2.0
  • WiFi: 802.11b/g
  • Built-in GPS receiver
  • Integrated QWERTY keyboard
  • High quality stereo speakers and microphone
  • Continuous usage (display on, wireless LAN active): up to 4 hours, Standby time: up to 14 days
  • Dimensions: 128x72x14 mm
  • 225 grams
  • Internet Calling with Video
  • Built in email client
  • RSS Feed reader
  • Instant Messaging
  • Media Player
  • Browser based on Mozilla technology
  • Flash 9 compatible

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HTC Touch Pro hands on video and pictures

image The guys at Phonemag have managed to get their hands on the latest HTC handset the HTC Touch Pro, they have quite a few images and a great video showing off the device. They met HTC at an informal get together to take a look over the device. For those that don’t know, the HTC Touch Pro is similar to the HTC Diamond with a few changes mainly a slide out Qwerty keyboard and expandable storage. Video after the break.

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Opera 9.5 release date of first beta July 15th

opera 9.5 According to the Opera Mobile Blog, we should see the first beta release of Opera Mobile 9.5 for Windows Mobile in mid July. To quote the blog, "We have some exciting news to share today. It’s almost time to release Opera Mobile 9.5 for Windows Mobile to the world. We thank you for your patience and support as we make what we (and many others) believe is the best browser for mobile phones."

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