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The HTC EVO 4G better show us some GSM love

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The HTC EVO 4G (a.k.a. Supersonic) is one uber-smartphone. Slim, sleek, powerful and smart. It’s only that it works over CDMA networks only and we don’t have much of those here in Europe. Instead we stick to GSM networks and that’s one of the reasons our primary website is called The “Arena” thing was chosen with the old gladiator arenas in mind. We like to think that our website is where various GSM phones meet and clash in a battle for your attention. But I digress…

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Early beta of Firefox for Android (a.k.a. Fennec) already available, demoed on video

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It’s been a little while since I last heard of the Firefox for Android (a.k.a. Fennec). It was about time for its first beta version to become available. If you want to give it a try, you’ll find the link after the break but before that, enjoy the video demos I managed to find.

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The Apple iPhone 4G a.k.a. iPhone HD display poses for a video

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As the announcement of the next-gen iPhone (whatever it’s called) gets closer – rumors how it will look like start piling quickly. Now we get a glimpse of what it front will look like. Its display posed for a few pics a couple of months ago and now it even appeared on a video.

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Sony Ericsson XPERIA X10 fated to be multi-touchless forever, its hardware is to blame

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There was hope that the Sony Ericsson XPERIA X10 will get multi-touch support through a future software update but now this hope is gone. The XPERIA X10 hardware is to blame for the lack of multi-touch and no software update can fix that.

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Nokia N97 and N97 mini just got smarter, thanks to the Nokia Bots

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The Nokia Labs have just released one of their latest goodies for Nokia N97 and N97 mini, the Nokia Bots. Those are a set of add-ons developed to make your life even easier. They change your phone’s profile when needed, remind you to charge its battery before it’s too late or help you reach more easily the apps you use most.

Yeap, the Nokia Bots aren’t the genie in a bottle that does the impossible for you but they do make life a little easier.

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NDrive USA (CTIA Edition) for iPhone now available at the App Store

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It’s always good to have an iPhone around. Especially when there are offers like this: now, during this year’s CTIA, you can test the NDrive USA navigation software for free. What you need to do is get to the App Store and download the CTIA edition of the NDrive USA app.

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The Football – Real Kick: table football the iPhone way

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You’ve gotta see this to believe it! I know that the iPhone lacks lots of features that even times cheaper phones have but how about that: the iPhone brings table football to a new level allowing you to play using only your phone, a tiny Styrofoam ball and the Football – Real Kick app. See how it works.

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Gresso lets customers personalize their own luxury phones

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The Russians from Gresso have just redefined luxury phones. While others would only engrave your name or initials on your future luxury mobile phone, Gresso will also let you mix different materials to make it truly unique.

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Nokia Diagnostics beta app is now available for Symbian S60 3.2 phones

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What I like about Nokia Labs is that they just don’t stop launching new apps. And some of them are really useful. Like the Nokia Diagnostics application.

The Nokia Diagnostics was first made available for touch phones running the S60 5th Edition and as of yesterday it’s also compatible with their non-touch bros with the S60 3rd Edition Feature Pack 2 on board. Read more »

Android-based devices welcome Orkut integration, plus a Buzz homescreen widget

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Google had their own social networking service? How did I miss that? Well, to be honest, I’m not into social networking but if you are, the next lines are just for you: Orkut is going to Android.

Orkut, Google’s social networking service, is now available for Android-powered devices. You can get the app for free from the Android Market. Read more »

HTC Incredible is just two weeks away from its launch on Verizon, the Supersonic goes to Sprint in a week

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Two Android-based HTC smartphones are about to hit the stores in the USA really soon. Unfortunately for most of the rest of the world both of them work on CDMA networks only. Reportedly, the highly rumored HTC Incredible should be unveiled in two weeks time, while the HTC Supersonic will show up in about seven days.

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Number of apps in the Android Market doubled in three months, rises to 30 000

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In the last three months the number of apps in the Android Market has risen to 30 000. Back in December 2009 there were only some 16 000 apps there but the popularity of the OS is beginning to show now.

In other words, about 5000 apps have been launched each month since December. And that means that the Android Market finally managed to reach App Store’s growth rate. Read more »

Poor Nexus One, only 135 000 units sold for the 74 days since its launch; Updated!

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HTC Google Nexus One’s sales remain disappointing. Google have sold the miserable 135 000 units of their first born mobile some good 74 days after its market launch.

The Nexus One has it all. It has both the looks and the brains to become a best seller but, as it turns out, something is missing.

Now updated with new Google Nexus One availability info for AT&T and Rogers Wireless.

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120 000 iPads pre-ordered in just one day, plus a diamond version already in the works

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51 000 Apple iPads have been pre-ordered only two hours after the thing went on pre-order. And a day later the number of pre-orders reached estimated 120 000. Do you need another proof that Apple is the ultimate money making machine?

In the meantime a diamond iPad popped up. But that is something we’ll talk about a bit later. Now, let’s first see how the iPad pre-orders are doing. Read more »

Sony PlayStation Move turns the PS3 into a Wii, but better

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The long awaited Wii-like motion controller for PS3 is already unveiled. Meet the PlayStation Move which involves your whole body in the game. Sounds familiar, huh? But motion-based gaming also sounds fun.

The first information on the Move (which back then had no name) was unveiled at the E3 2009 but what you see now is not just another mockup. And sometime this year the thing will hit the stores.

But there are some important aspects you should know about the Move before considering one.

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