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Apple iPad, we finally got it! What do you want to know?

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The iPad is definitely not as hot as it used to be in the beginning of the month, but hey, getting one in good ol’ Europe was a hard enough task let alone sneaking it under the siege of an erupting volcano with a name only a mother could say right.

Anyway, now that we have it, you can bet we’ll be reviewing the iPhone’s big brother here in our blog. But only after we’re done playing with this new toy.

So far one thing’s for sure – it’s fast. The Apple’s iPad is Read more »

Android ported to the iPhone, Steve Jobs loses his sleep

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Here’s the next proof, if needed, that the rapid development of the Android OS has impressed the whole mobile world. A knowledgeable user managed to port the Open Handset Alliance platform to run over the Apple hardware that is inside the iPhone. Baaam!

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Cypress makes touchscreens track hovering fingers

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Have you ever wondered what would it be to have a touchscreen device that you don’t even need to touch. The concpet sound weird when I put it that way, I know. In reality it could feel quite natural. A touchscreen manufacturer Cypress are working on just that – their latest invention is a touchscreen module with hover support.

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Olympus releases firmware updates for its Micro Four Thirds cameras, speeds up focusing

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Just as promised, Olympus released the v1.1 firmware for their Micro Four Thirds PEN cameras. It promises a significant speed improvement of the autofocus and the first tests show that does a very good job.

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Gmaps app for WinMo and S60 gets search by voice, Google can see inside stores now

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Two updates from Google’s quest to map and photograph the whole world – the Google Maps application for Windows Mobile and Symbian got a little tune up, which brought Search by voice, and Google Places will feature photos inside various restaurants, gyms and more, taken by Google teams…

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Sony Ericsson jumps the gun with the announcement of an XPERIA X2 soft update

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The official Sony Ericsson blog just announced they have a small but important software update to all XPERIA X2 owners. But as it turned out, they are not quite ready in posting it over at the official Sony Ericsson update center.

Ok, we won’t hold it against them – a software update “that will add stability and improved performance throughout the device” is definitely some good news to share in the first place. Who cares you still can’t get it online.
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Nokia 5800 XpressMusic gets a 50.0.005 firmware update, is cooler and snappier than before

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You don’t usually see a two-year old smartphone get a firmware update – let alone one that adds any major features. Well, Nokia just can’t stop showing their love for their first-born touch phone – the 5800 XpressMusic. The touch-driven Symbian S60 5th edition pioneer is one of the handsets that provides great value for its price in the market segment and Nokia are obviously keen to keep it that way.

The latest 50.0.005 firmware for one of the most popular phone of all times in our database brings several new features and applications, bug-fixes and some key tweaks that noticeably improve the user experience. Read more »

The HTC HD mini review coming up next, brings WinMo back to our homepage

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It has been some time since we last reviewed a Windows Mobile-running smartphone, but here comes the HTC HD mini to right this wrong. We just received our review unit and as usual we are going to show you a couple of videos so you know what to expect.

The HTC HD mini might be a lot more compact than the HTC HD2 but in general terms it’s just slightly smaller than average. Read more »

Neutrano WristFone is a yet another watch phone – do people really use those?

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It’s a watch, but look – it can make phone calls! Yeah, it’s been done before but still, the Neutrano WristFone (get it?) is the most watch-like watch-phone I’ve seen yet…

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Apple iPhone 4G – lost, found and dearly wanted back

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It seems Gizmodo managed to contact Gray Powell – the guy who lost the iPhone 4G prototype. Well, in short – Apple wants their lost baby back. But Mr. Powell also shed some light on the matter how the iPhone prototype found its way out in the hands of the press.

Here is the short version of a long adventure.
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iPhone OS 4.0 to come with Facebook integration?

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Prayers have been heard – the iPhone will finally feature some social network integration, starting from version 4.0 of its proprietary OS. It’s only going to include Facebook at the beginning, but that’s a start, right?

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Photoshop CS5 gets reviewed in detail, has lots to offer

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While most of the world is waiting for a chance to take the new content-aware fill feature in Photoshop CS5 for a spin, Ars Technica has come up with a very detailed review of the whole program…

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Apple iPad 3G coming to you by May 7th

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The Wi-Fi-only version of the Apple iPad tablet has sold remarkably well, but there are still plenty of users waiting for its 3G-enabled version before making the jump. According to the Apple online store’s recent update this wait will be over by May 7th.

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LG SU420 goes live in Korea, comes with DMB 2.0

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LG have just announced another of their full-touch devices, but unfortunately for the rest of the world this one will only be available in Korea. The LG SU420 is the world’s first handset to sport a mobile TV receiver that supports DMB 2.0.

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HTC Droid Incredible announced exclusively for Verizon Wireless

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The latest member of the Android family comes from HTC – the new Droid Incredible. It’s a Verizon Wireless exclusive and will help them in the battle with the Sprint’s Evo 4G.

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