Sprint Launching Android-powered Samsung Epic 4G on August 20?

July 24, 2010

It makes sense to believe that the Samsung Galaxy S, one of the newer Android devices out on the market, is going to be a huge success in the US. The smartphone handset-maker will have 4 variants of the Galaxy S out on the US market when it’s all said and done. T-Mobile’s Vibrant and AT&T’s Captivate have already been released, while Verizon’s Fascinate and Sprint’s Epic 4G are...
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Windows Phone 7 Game Preview: Scribble Defense

July 24, 2010

The creator of Scribble Defense is currently porting the popular Xbox LIVE and PC title to Windows Phone 7. The description of the console version states, “You are the Scribble Meister, a master of inks and defender of Scribbles. As their sole protector, you alone defend them from an unrelenting march of vicious Scrawls. Each puzzling level will challenge you to play creatively; deploy destructive towers to unleash powerful...
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Samsung Windows Phone 7 Developer Unit Unboxed

July 24, 2010

During the past week, developers have been getting their creative mitts on Windows Phone 7 prototype units from Samsung. ZDNET and SlashGear have received developer phones of their own, and they’ve both been kind enough to provide an unboxing experience with the rest of the world. The box has the same form factor as the HTC HD2 packaging. Microsoft has left their imprint here; notice the “developers, developers, developers!!”...
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Windows Phone 7 Tellme Voice Recognition Software Demoed

July 23, 2010

We haven’t seen too many demonstrations of Tellme, Microsoft’s voice recognition software for their next generation of Windows Phone, but we get a good walk-through of its features in the video below. Tellme originally launched on Sprint’s Samsung Intrepid, a Windows Mobile 6.5 device. It was slated to be available on many handsets soon after, but that never happened as it was blatantly obvious that they stopped development for...
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aSpiritBomb Android Live Wallpaper Turns Homescreen into Light Show (Video)

July 23, 2010

In the video below, we take a look at another cool Android Live Wallpaper from the same developer who made the aCircuit Board Live Wallpaper. This time, the wallpaper is called aSpiritBomb and it features some intriguing light effects. A small bomb sits in the center of the screen by default and when you tap on the screen it feeds the bomb with even smaller light particles. Eventually, the...
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Apple iPad Charger with 6′ Extension Cord (Unboxing Video)

July 23, 2010

If you own an Apple iPad and either lost the wall charger that came in the packaging or prefer one with a longer cord, then this power accessory may be for you. It’s essentially the stock USB/wall charger, but with a twist – it comes with a special attachment that elongates the cord an extra 6 feet. That makes it more convenient to use the iPad while it’s charging....
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Android Live Wallpaper: aCircuit Board (Video)

July 23, 2010

Call me a geek, but I find this Live Wallpaper for Android really cool. It’s called aCircuit Board and it gives you the impression that you’re looking through the device and directly at the PCB/circuit board inside. Although it’s not technically correct, it does add some nice eye-candy to your home screens. In the video below, we show you the binary clock, moving fan, blinking lights and strobe effects...
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Droid X Multitouch Keyboard Hacked Onto HTC EVO 4G, Nexus One, & Other Android devices (Video)

July 23, 2010

Verizon’s Motorola Droid X is a powerful beast of an Android device. It sports a high resolution 4.3″ LCD display, 1GHz CPU, and tons of memory. It also features the innovative Swype keyboard, as well as a special multitouch keyboard. What’s so special about the latter of the two? Well, for starters, most Android devices don’t support multitouch input for their stock keyboards. So, if you press one part...
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Skies of Glory Cross-Platform Game for iPhone and Android

July 23, 2010

Skies of Glory is one of the few cross-platform multi-player games to hit the mobile gaming market. It’s essentially a 3D airplane shooter for both Android and iPhone. Skies of Glory isn’t the first game to allow mobile enthusiasts to battle it out against each other from different platforms, Raging Thunder 2 and Homerun Battle 3D share that honor. The game can be played online using either the iPhone...
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Sweet Windows Phone 7 Shooter Game, “Pew!Pew!Pew!”

July 22, 2010

Even though Windows Phone 7 will not be out for months, developers are already showing clips of their work-in-progress projects, such as games. “Pew!Pew!Pew!”is a sweet, new shooter that’s currently in the works for Windows Phone 7. The developer notes that it’s actually a port of a Windows game and that it runs quite well in the WP7 emulator. Unfortunately, he doesn’t have a dev unit (yet), but we...
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Dell Streak Product Page says on Sale in Late July

July 22, 2010

The Dell Streak, a monstrous 5″ screened smartphone tablet that sports the Android OS, is nearing its much anticipated launch. The US product page now says that the device is slated for “purchase in late July.” This is great news for those who have been waiting to pre-order. The device is powered by a 1GHz Snapdragon processor and comes with 512MB of ROM, 512MB of SDRAM, and 2GB of...
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DroppedBoxx 1.1 – Dropbox Client for Windows Mobile

July 21, 2010

If you’re currently rocking Windows Mobile 6.x and looking for a solid Dropbox cient, then DroppedBoxx is a great option. If you’ve never heard of Dropbox, it’s essentially a method to share files between computers, smartphones and other mobile devices simply by using a community folder. Well, DroppedBoxx brings that ability to Windows Phone, enabling you to share on the go. Check out the current features and device compatibility...
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Engadget Interviews Joe Belfiore, Windows Phone Corporate VP

July 21, 2010

Joshua Topolsky, from Engadget, recently had a chance to interview Joe Belfiore, Corporate VP of Windows Phone, and pressed him for answers to the future launch of Windows Phone 7. Belfiore claims there have been “thousands and thousands” of downloads for the Windows Phone 7 developer tools. This is good news as one of the downfalls of Windows Mobile was the lack of a thriving developer community. He also...
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SmartKeitai.com is Now Live!

July 20, 2010

Hello world, We are proud to present SmartKeitai.com, a new website, focusing on mobile technology, that promises to bring the latest smartphone content to those interested. At first, we will mostly cover devices that run Android, Windows Mobile 6.5/6.1, and Windows Phone 7. However, we will also occasionally write about other popular products in the tech industry, like the iPad for example. We will be posting interesting news, tips/tutorials,...
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