Apple employee loses next gen iPhone, Gizmodo gets it, dissects it

Image courtesy of Gizmodo This has to be the story of the week so far – a new prototype Apple iPhone model (let’s say the 4G) was accidentally left in a pub, picked up by a random stranger, who tried to return it to Apple and then eventually sold it to Gizmodo for $5000. Gizmodo… Continue reading Apple employee loses next gen iPhone, Gizmodo gets it, dissects it

Motorola Droid can do what?!

Motorola is continuing its marketing push of the Droid with these fun videos of the Droid being used to perform unreal shortcuts. No, it’s not April 1st any more, but yes, these are ‘artistic creations’. Here’s one: You can see all 7 on YouTube.

CES 2010: magicJack Positioning to Become Next Biggest Internet Phone Company

Image courtesy of AP magicJack maker YMax plans to start selling a a magicJack for cell phones in about 4 months for about $40. The gadget will plug into your PC and which then acts like a cell phone tower, so that if your cell phone is within range (about 8ft) of your PC, the… Continue reading CES 2010: magicJack Positioning to Become Next Biggest Internet Phone Company

CES 2010: Verizon Getting Palm webOS Phones – Pre Plus and Pixi Plus

Palm is getting their new webOS handsets onto other networks. First up is Verizon which is getting updated versions of both the Pre and the Pixi. The Pre Plus is pretty much like the original Pre, but will have twice the memory for a faster experience, and 16GB of storage. It also drops the physical… Continue reading CES 2010: Verizon Getting Palm webOS Phones – Pre Plus and Pixi Plus

CES 2010: Powermat Announces Powerpack – Replacement Batteries for Cell Phones

Cordless charger vendor, Powermat, just launched an update to their product line – the Powerpack which is a replacement battery for your cell phone, so that you won’t need to wrap your cell phone in a Powermat-compatible sleeve or tack on an adapter. Powerpacks will be available for devices from Nokia, HTC, BlackBerry, Samsung, LG,… Continue reading CES 2010: Powermat Announces Powerpack – Replacement Batteries for Cell Phones

CES 2010: AT&T Launching 5 Android Smartphones in 1st Half of 2010

AT&T announced that it plans to launch 5 new Android smartphones in the 1st half of this year (2010) [press release]. The phones will be from HTC, Motorola and Dell. Yes, Dell. What does this say about AT&T relationship with Apple and its iPhone? Perhaps nothing, but perhaps that the honeymoon is over and Apple… Continue reading CES 2010: AT&T Launching 5 Android Smartphones in 1st Half of 2010

Vopium launches their mobile VoIP service in the US

Vopium launched their mobile VoIP service in the US recently, offering a lower cost option for international calls from cell phones. Vopium consists of a free software app for your mobile handset that routes your int’l calls over their network. Vopium is available for over 500 GSM handsets from over 20 hardware vendors and they… Continue reading Vopium launches their mobile VoIP service in the US

California cell phone dudes – time to headset up

Ok, you sun-worshipping CA folks – today is the day you must stop holding those cell phones while driving. Get yourself a headset, wired or wireless, as the brand new statewide law goes into effect. Did I mention it’s today? Now whether you’re a fan or not, fact is that if you’re going to be… Continue reading California cell phone dudes – time to headset up