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A lot of new Windows Mobile 7 details surfaced, we still hold our breath

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PPCGeeks managed to obtains some new spicy info about the latest Microsoft mobile OS – Windows Mobile 7. Zune and Xbox integration are waiting to be unveiled at the MWC later this month.

As the previous leaked images left us with mixed feelings, so is the new feature roster. The notable improvements Read more »

Motorola Droid gets pinch zooming too, MILESTONE laughs

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So apparently the next time Droid owners go to a Moto convention they will have one less reason to feel ashamed. As of today Google Maps 3.4 update is available from the Android Market and it features… yeap, you got that right – pinch zooming. Apparently that Nexus One update yesterday wasn’t an isolated incident.

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The novelties Windows Mobile 6.5.3 will bring along…

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The recently announced Sony Ericsson Aspen comes with the WinMo’s latest reincarnation – 6.5.3. OK, Sony Ericsson let us know what new brings the phone itself but we have to guess what the new WinMo version has to offer. Well, here is the full list of improvement brought by Windows Mobile 6.5.3.

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redsn0w 0.9.2 released, jailbreaks all iPhones and iPods Touch

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iPhone Dev Team released a new version of their powerful tool for jailbreaking and customizing the iPhones and iPods Touch. It works on all devices running 3.x firmware and is compatible with both Windows and Mac OS X.

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Palm Pre gets GameBoy Advance emulator, Mario Kart beckons you

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The Palm Pre is capable of playing 3D FPS classics like Doom and Quake, but now it’s time to go retro with VisualBoyAdvance for WebOS – a GameBoy Advance emulator.

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Fring for the iPhone gets 3G video and voice calls too

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It might have taken Apple an year an a half to allow VoIP over cellular network but it only took Fring a couple of days to update their app to make use of that. Since yesterday one of the most popular chat clients for the iPhone is capable of doing voice and video calls over 3G networks.


Okay, so those video calls are kinda awkward without a front facing camera but it’s still something. Read more »

iBooks for Apple iPad will be US only at launch, Kindle for iPhone app says meh

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If you haven’t been overwhelmed by Apple iPad news yet, I have another one for you. After all the long lists of features that the iPad has (and also lists of features that it doesn’t have), you might have missed it, but Apple is getting into the ebook game with iBooks app and an iBookstore. But unless you live in the U S of A, don’t count on using it, at least not at first. And that’s not its biggest problem either…

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Broken Sword: Director’s Cut lands on the iPhone

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One of the best quest/adventures ever made – the first Broken Sword – made its way to the iPhone. It even has some additional content giving you 20% more gameplay time.

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Apple’s tablet is finally official: meet the Apple iPad

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It’s finally here folks! After no less than a few years of speculations the Apple’s tablet was finally unveiled. Here comes the Apple iPad to fill the gap between smartphones and laptops. Equipped with a large touchscreen and what seems to be a pretty snappy CPU it runs what seems to be a sized-up version of the iPhone UI.

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Opera report reveals some interesting trends in mobile web usage

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Did you know that Twitter and Facebook are respectively the fastest-growing and the largest social networks in the world? Oh, you did… Well, nonetheless, there are some other pretty interesting facts to be learned from the mobile web report that Opera just published.

According to the report in December 2009, more than 46.3 million people used Opera Mini, marking an 11% increase compared to November 2009 and 159% increase compared to December 2008.
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Windows Mobile 6.6 coming in February, 7.0 to be delayed again?

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Microsoft plans to launch the 6.6 update for their Windows Mobile OS next month bringing capacitive touchscreen support, among other performance optimizations and bug fixes.

The official announcement of the new version will most probably take place at the MWC 2010 in February in Barcelona.

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Android 2.1 SDK released, meanwhile Nexus One gets unlocked and rooted

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Recently Google released the new SDK component package for Android 2.1 OS. Thanks to it, the developers will be able to take full advantage of the new features coming with the 2.1 version of the free mobile OS.

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Google enables Near me now feature on homepage for Android and iPhone, helps you find the best restaurant on the block

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Searching by typing is old fashioned – searching with geo-location, now that’s new. Google have enabled “Near me now” feature on their homepage, just as they had promised. “Near me” now helps you find restaurants, ATMs and so on that are nearby by using the location information provided by your phone.

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Capacitive screens test round 1 – iPhone, HTC Droid Eris, Motorola Milestone and Google Nexus One

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Now you know having a capacitive touchscreen is cool but have you ever wondered which one is the coolest of them non-stylus lot? MOTO developed very simple and yet effective test for comparing different capacitive touchscreens. The first four handsets to be tested are four of the top-end smartphones available on the market – iPhone, HTC Droid Eris, Motorola Milestone and Google Nexus One.

The test is rather simple – drawing lines on the screen with a finger – the first time barely touching the screen and applying some force on the second go. Now there are several outside factors that can affect the performance of each device (moisture of the finger or how steady the hand of the tester is to name the two most obvious) but hopefully the guys from MOTO took them into consideration and did their best so the test remains as objective as possible.

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Threaded email messaging finally coming with Windows Mobile 6.5.3

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A leaked recent build of the Windows Mobile 6.5 upgrade (6.5.3 or whatever it’s called) is the source of even more new features that we haven’t seen on Windows Mobile smartphones before. This time it’s threaded email messaging.

You’ve seen us comment on some of the new features that are expected with the yet unannounced update of Windows Mobile 6.5. The leaked unofficial ROMs are all over the place and users have been experimenting with them for quite some time. Every now and then, new features come up bringing the mobile OS a step forward in the right direction.

Well, here is a quick video walkthrough of the new email function that Read more »