The phone you’re looking at right now – Nokia N87 – is considered to be the successor of the N86 cameraphone and there is a good chance that it’s the last of its kind.
A 12 megapixel camera, xenon flash, 28mm Carl Zeiss camera lens and the old-school Symbian S60 3rd edition ticking inside the classic-looking body – you have to admit those things just don’t seem like a good fit nowadays.
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Transparent displays are a cool idea that didn’t catch on. The Lenovo S800 packs a major improvement over the previous phone with a transparent screen – namely, colors.
Lenovo S800 phone with a transparent color screen
Unfortunately (or fortunately, depending on how you look at it), it showed up at a Chinese fashion show and was handled only by the models, the reporters weren’t allowed to play with it… Read more »
The insanely popular physics-based mobile game Angry Birds is about to get a new version for this holiday season. The Angry Birds Christmas edition will hit iOS and Android in the following days, while its webOS version is a bug-fix away from availability.
The update will be free to all iPhone and iPad gamers who downloaded the one-dollar Halloween edition, as well as to Android users. Read more »
Time for another Windows Phone 7 unboxing – and this time it’s the screen size king. The HTC HD7 follows in the footsteps of the HD2 with a 1GHz CPU, plenty of RAM (the HD7 has more than the HD2) and a lavish 4.3” WVGA screen.
So what did we find in the box? Well… Read more »
Nokia Beta Labs team has just released a neat little app that automatically adapts your phone to your current occupation. At first sight you might confuse Nokia Situations with the basic Symbian profiles app, but when you dig deeper into the available settings you will realize that it’s far more capable than that.
What Nokia Situations does is adjust your phone ringing volume, connectivity operation (Bluetooth, Wi-Fi etc.) according to your location, the time of the day, the day of the week or even the available networks. Read more »
Today Windows Phone 7 developer team’s blog announced that the platform is just about to reach the 3000 app milestone. Sure, the number might sound petty in comparison to virtually every other smartphone platform out there but the growth rate is actually quite impressive.
Windows Phone 7 Marketplace had just 1 000 apps exactly 22 days ago so it has been getting an average of 90 apps per day since then. Read more »
We just got pricing information on the BlackBerry PlayBook tablet and it’s excellent news indeed. Apparently RIM are going to deliver on their promise to release the slate with a sub-500 dollars price tag and then some.
According to the source the PlayBook will come in three different versions according to the amount of internal memory – 8GB, 16GB and 32GB (and not 16/32/64 GB as previously rumored). Read more »
Acer showed off a new phone and some new tablets but they also broke the mold – the Acer ICONIA is either a Windows 7 laptop with the keyboard replaced by a second screen or two tablets joined together.
The Acer ICONIA “Touchbook” packs two 14” multitouch screens (covered with Gorilla Glass) and the bottom one can serve as keyboard, among other things… Read more »
Acer are surely taking the tablet game seriously. After the two Android-running slates we saw earlier, we are now getting one with a proper OS. Acer are not giving away the name of this one either, but they confirm that it has a 10.1-inch screen, runs Windows 7 and is powered by some AMD chip (could it be the Zacate E-530?).
The Acer Windows 7 tablet measures just 15mm of thickness and weighs under 2.2 pounds. It has a 1.3 megapixel cameras on its front and has built-in WiFi and 3G radios. Read more »
It seems that every computer manufacturer wants in on the tablet action and Acer are not an exception. The company is next to join the slate wars – Android 3.0 Honeycomb is their platform of choice and they will be offering a device in both the 7-inch and the 10.1-inch category.
Both tablets will run on dual-core Tegra CPUs and will have integrated 3G radios. Read more »
iOS 4.2 has already launched for all supported devices. One of its coolest new features is the free access to the previously paid Find My iPhone service. Unfortunately this applies only for iPhone 4, iPad and iPod Touch 4G.
Well, there is a way to activate it on your older iDevice. You just need an iPhone 4, iPad or iPod Touch 4G and a few spare minutes.
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The first beta of the new Opera 11 computer browser has just been released for public download. It adds several cool new features so it might be worth checking it out. The hottest new addition is tab stacking, a better way to organize your open tabs. Instead of opening tabs side-by-side, Opera 11 allows you to group them by site or by theme.
Also with its 11th version Opera joins the list of browsers that support extensions. Read more »
While most of the world is eagerly expecting their Android-powered slate, LG made a surprising move and announced the E-Note H1000B. The Windows 7 Starter-running (upgradeable to W7 Professional) tablet packs a 10.1” capacitive touchscreen of HD resolution (1366 x 768 pixels).
The LG E-Note H1000B will come with a couple of options for the netbook-grade CPU – Intel Atom Z510 or Z530. Read more »
That rumor about Samsung cutting down production of the Galaxy Tab tablet may not be true – in fact, a new report allegedly coming straight from Samsung says that supply can’t keep up with the demand in some countries.
The sales numbers are not groundbreaking but it does look like the Samsung Galaxy Tab is quite popular. Read more »