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June 15, 2008 | Comments(0)

The Week in Mobile Phone Leaks

This week in the mobile phone scene weâve encountered several high-profile leaks and rumors about soon-to-be released mobile phones. Either the manufacturers intentionally or unintentionally leak these photos is their prerogative and we as mobile phone consumers and bystanders could only welcome these as part of our daily lives. So check out some of the new phones in the pic to the left.

June 13, 2008 | Comments(0)

NEXTEL Reportedly Waived Early Termination Fees for the Government

Know those annoying and pricey termination fees you have to pay NEXTEL if you decide to leave before your contract is up? Well now you can avoid those fees by getting a job with the government. This information was uncovered by the Associated Press after they reviewed some internal Nextel emails. CEO, Scott Weiner, argued that, "the government will never, never accept such penalty amounts" in reference to the early termination fees. The FCC is looking into the matter.

June 13, 2008 | Comments(0)

Verizon Wireless Let Loose the Nokia 6205 Dark Night Edition

Finally we have a new mobile phone announcement that comes from the official source. Thanks to Nokia and Verizon Wireless for breaking the onslaught of mobile phone rumors, leak reports and images the past couple of days with the launch of the Nokia 6205 Dark Knight Edition. Just in time for the upcoming Batman movie, Verizon is making this sleek looking and of course ultra cool mobile phone on June 15, on an exclusive for-online-availability-only. The Nokia 6205 sports a sleek black color embellished with a subtle Dark Knight emblem which would certainly make all Batman fanatics lining up to get this phone. The Nokia 6205 will also come preloaded wallpapers, voice tones, animated screensavers - all inspired by the Batman Dark Knight movie. And of course, a full movie trailer would also come into the 6205 package. But of course, those are not all into the Nokia 6205. It also boasts of decent mobile phone features that include; touch sensitive external music keys, 2-inch display that supports 262,000 colors, a 1.3 megapixel camera with flash and 4x digital zoom, 58 mb internal memory expandable up to 4GB with an optional microSD memory card, support text-picture-video messaging, Verizon’s Get It Now capable for downloading games, ringtones, wallpapers and other mobile content, VZ NavigatorSM-compatible for audible turn-by-turn directions and location information, mobile web for access to the latest news, sports, weather and more, voice dialling and voice commands for touch free phone operation, Bluetooth and more. The Nokia 6205 The Dark Knight Edition will retail for $69.99 online with two-year service agreement with Verizon. It will be available at all Verizon Wireless outlets right after the premier night of the movie on July 19.

June 13, 2008 | Comments(0)

Nokia 6205 Flip Coming to Verizon

Just in time for father's day (June 15th), Nokia has a no-frills flip phone coming to Verizon stores. The new Nokia 6205 has a 1.3 megapixel camera, 58MB of memory and the Verizon UI. You'll also find a 2-inch 176 x 220 screen inside, and a 1.28-inch 128 x 128 LCD outside, a microSD slot, and Bluetooth compatability on the 6205. Expect about 4-hours of talk time from the battery. Two versions will be available - starting with the blue model and in July a black ("Dark Knight") version. The cost will be $119 with a contract.

June 12, 2008 | Comments(0)

From the Rumor Mill: Palm Treo 800W

It looks like the launch of the new iPhone 3G has created quiet a stir not only among mobile phone users but with mobile phone manufacturers as well. Thus, we see various new mobile phone rumors and leaked photos here and there. One of these mobile phone is the Palm Treo 800W. Rumors has started circulating about this new PDA phone as early as last week. And now we gathered some more juicy specs and details about the Palm Treo 800W which we heard will be coming over to Verizon Wireless. So what are these specs and details? First, the Palm Treo 800W will be loaded with a 333mhz unspecified TI processor which is not really something to be proud of since its doesn’t really offer that much faster speed than the processors of other Palm Treo PDA phones. Next, we also learned that the Palm Treo 800W will be running on Windows Mobile 6.1 which is something to be happy about. And now for the usual round of specs and features that we expect to the Palm Treo 800w to have - CDMA 800, EVDO and 1XRTT, personal speakerphone, microUSB, external antenna port, microphone mute option, 3-way calling, HAC compatibility, microSD/SDHC expansion slot, rechargeable li-ion battery, 2.0 megapixel camera with native resolution of 1600×1200 and automatic light balance, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, IR, 320×320 pixel touch sensitive LCD screen, built-in QWERTY keyboard plus a 5-way navigator, backlight for low lighting conditions. The Palm Treo 800 is being rumored to come out sometime in July under Sprint before it will debut under Verizon Wireless network in the third quarter. It will retail for around $250 with a two-year contract. Via

June 11, 2008 | Comments(0)

Sony Ericsson Touts an 8.1 Megapixel Camera Phone - C90 Shiho

You just got to love the resourcefulness of some mobile phone afficionados on the web when it comes to obtaining leak photos and specs of upcoming mobile phones from major brands. The past couple of weeks we’ve seen unofficial announcements about new phones here and there. It’s not that we’re complaining, in fact we actually like it as those leakages give us a headstart on what’s going to be hot and what’s going to be not hot. In the case of the new Sony Ericsson C905 Shiho phone, we couldn’t help but be excited about it. Who would not be excited with a mobile phone that promises an 8.1 megapixel camera anyway? This might be what Sony Ericsson to catch up with the camera phone market which has been captured by rival Nokia. Anyway, the Sony Ericsson C905’s camera  boasts of the  8.1 megapixel camera with auto-focus, face recognition, smart contrast, image stabilization, red-eye reduction and xenon flash. It’s other features include; GPS with support for A-GPS, 2.4-inch QVGA scratch-resistant mineral glass TFT display, WI-FI, Bluetooth, HSDPA, TV-Out, and Memory Stick slot of course. The C905 will be available in Copper Gold, Ice Silver and Night Black. As this is an unofficial announcements yet, we’re pretty sure there will be more features in the C905 mobile phone. And that’s something that we will watch out for.

June 10, 2008 | Comments(0)

Thinner, Cheaper and Faster iPhone 2.0

There you have it folks. The much anticipated WWDC has just concluded. Almost everyone in this whole internet are probably writing about the new iPhone by now. Or shall we say - the new thinner, faster and cheaper iPhone. All the rumors and speculations have been answered. Steve Jobs unveiled the second iteration of its great mobile phone products. The new iPhone promises to bring around 20,000 million units sold for Apple. And it also promises to reach as many people in the world as it can. So what has the new iPhone store for all of us? Three things - slightly new design, almost half the price of the old iphone and of course 3G internet connection. The iPhone 3G uses HSDPA to download data fast over UMTS networks. That will pretty much speed up loading times for email attachments and web pages. And users can quickly switch seamlessly from EDGE to 3G to WIFI, so users practically has 3 ways of connecting to the Internet. The iPhone 3G also gives you mobile multitasking capabilities, so users can talk on the phone while surfing the web, checking email, or using Maps, all thanks to the 3G cellular network. Next, the new iPhone also a GPS navigation feature. This is a much sought feature in the older version and finally Apple give in to users’ demand and included this feature in the new iPhone. With GPS, you can find your location, get directions, gives you map views, and lets you see traffic. Other new features of the new iPhone include; include direct link to the Apple Store, support for Microsoft Exchange Active Sync, more language support, better email management, new contacts search, enhanced viewing of attachments, and practically all the features that were introduced in the old version of the iPhone plus more. Now, the biggest surprise of them all, the new iPhone’s price – the 8GB iPhone will retail for $199!

June 9, 2008 | Comments(0)

The HTC Touch Victor P3702

The HTC Touch Victor is a high-end smartphone which is touted to set a new standard in mobile phones that features high-tech features.  This mobile beauty is intuitive to use and boasts of a popularly sleek design. The HTC Touch Victor’s ultra-clear 2.8-inch touchscreen display features a shiny texture with impeccable cutaway surface structure giving the phone an eye-catching appearance.The HTC Touch Victor also uses HTC’s TouchFLO technology and connects to the internet through HSDPA. The HTC Touch Victor also features a 3.2 megapixel camera with auto focus and a high-capacity 4GB built-in storage. It also boasts of GPS features. Other features and details of the HTC Touch Victor P3702 include; Vivid TouchFlo 3D user interface, touch sensitive scrolling through contacts, web browsing, 3D graphics processor, photo and album art display,  HTC weather, HSDPA broadband internet collection, 3.2 mp auto-focus camera, 4GB built-in storage, and GPS.

June 7, 2008 | Comments(0)

A Bag Full of iPhone Rumors, Speculations, Predictions and More before the WWDC

As the much anticipated WWDC, where Apple’s CEO Steve Jobs is expected to deliver a keynote address, approaches, a slew of rumors, speculations, predictions, and what-have-yous have surface on the web the past couple of days or weeks even. Everyone has this and that to say, and we were deluded by so many information, bits and pieces, leaked reports, leaked photos and many more. We couldn’t blame anyone as this is a much anticipated event every year. And everybody is eagerly awaiting the launch of the most successful Apple product, which happens to be a mobile phone, not a computing machine.

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