SPB Mobile Shell 5.0 for Android & Windows Phone Promo Video, Coming Soon

October 6, 2010

SPB Software has finally released more information on their upcoming UI shell, called Mobile Shell 5.0, for Android and Windows Phone. Older versions of Mobile Shell helped keep Windows Mobile 6.x afloat by covering up the default interface with something more user and touch friendly. The next edition of MS will take the UI to a new level with more functionality and fancy 3D effects. It will also become...
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Verizon Motorola Droid Pro QWERTY Candybar-shaped Android Announced, Citrus Too

October 6, 2010

If BlackBerry and Android mated and had a child, they would produce the Droid Pro. The Android-powered handset from Motorola is unique because it has a candybar form factor with exposed QWERTY keyboard – a style that’s synonymous with many BlackBerry devices. We’re not sure why we don’t see this design too often on devices without the BB branding, but it gives business users quick access to the keyboard...
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Microsoft Shows Off Windows Phone 7 Slacker Radio, iHeartRadio & MusixMatch Apps

October 6, 2010

At the Billboard Music Entertainment Live event before CTIA, Microsoft was on hand to demo popular music apps that will be coming to Windows Phone 7 soon. CNET was able to get some hands-on time with the Slacker Radio, I Heart Radio, and MusixMatch apps. CNET had this to say about the apps: Each of the apps for Windows Phone is similar to its counterpart on other mobile platforms...
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Upcoming Windows Phone 7 Games: Cowabunga & FallBall

October 6, 2010

To kick the Windows Phone 7 news off for today, we have two new previews of upcoming Windows Phone 7 games. Both are casual games that you can pick up and play during short spurts of having to wait for the girlfriend to get ready or your car to get serviced. The first, called Cowabunga, is a game where you try to get cows over a body of water...
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Android Game: Touch Square Pro & Free – Addicting! (Video)

October 5, 2010

Touch Square may be the most plain looking game in the market, but it’s one of those cases where you can’t knock it until you’ve tried it. The gameplay is so fun and addicting, for those up to the challenge, that the graphics aren’t even considered. In fact, I think the ordinary look makes the game what it is. It also has a great soundtrack to play along to...
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Ben Heck Hacks HTC EVO 4G to Charge Using Flashlight Hand-crank

October 5, 2010

Ben Heck is one heck hell of a hacker, especially with his latest creation – a hand-crank charger for one of our favorite Android devices to date, the HTC EVO 4G. Ben took apart a cheap, hand-operated flashlight and connected its motor to the EVO, which is genius! Here at SmartKeitai, we have all kinds of chargers and spare batteries, so we obviously wouldn’t need one of these, but...
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FREE Android App: RunPee Tells You the Best Times to Exit a Movie (Video)

October 5, 2010

It’s happened to all of us: we arrive late to the movies and don’t have any time to purchase food and/or use the restroom. What do us hardcore moviegoers do? Well, we wouldn’t want to miss the beginning of the movie, right? So, naturally, we take our seats and wait as long as we can while trying to figure out the best possible time during the movie to visit...
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Skype Finally Available for Most Android Users (Video)

October 5, 2010

Verizon had Skype exclusivity for the longest time, but now Android users on other carriers get a crack at the free VOIP service app. Read the press release and watch the video below. Grab the free download from the Android Market. You’ve been asking us for it – and now it’s here. Skype is now available on a wide range of Android phones, so you can save money and...
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Two FREE Android Games: Bubble Blast & Bubble Blast 2 (Videos)

October 5, 2010

Bubble Blast is a well-known puzzle game in the Android Market. It has clocked in over 7,000 ratings with an average of 4.5 – amazing! Best part is that it’s free. Magma Mobile actually released a revamped version of the game, named Bubble Blast 2, with better graphics and new stages. So between the two, you have over 900 levels of pure puzzle fun. We covered both Bubble Blast...
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WP7 Games Previewed: Sky War, Battleships, Zombie Epidemic, Glow Puzzle, Scribble Defense

October 4, 2010

In this installment of upcoming Windows Phone 7 games, we have four previews. Sky War is a classic, vertical shooter where you avoid obstacles, dogfight enemies, level-up your weapons and face spectacular bosses. Battleships is the game you know and love from childhood – it’s a hit or miss game where you take turns trying to guess where the ships are on the competing player’s board. Zombie Epidemic is...
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Sharp’s IS03 Android Sports Apple iPhone 960×640 Retina Display (Updated with Video!)

October 4, 2010
Sharp’s IS03 Android Sports Apple iPhone 960×640 Retina Display (Updated with Video!)

Wish you had an iPhone available on your carrier simply because of the beautiful 3.5″ retina display with 960 x 640 resolution and IPS technology? Well, it looks like Apple’s next gen display tech isn’t going to stay too dominant much longer. Sharp’s IS03 Android phone, for Japan’s KDDI au network, has a super high-res display with matching specs. Like IPS, which allows for maximum viewing angles, the IS03...
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HTC Mozart Windows Phone 7 Device Specs Leaked, Hitting UK Late October

October 4, 2010
HTC Mozart Windows Phone 7 Device Specs Leaked, Hitting UK Late October

Specs for the Windows Phone 7 based HTC Mozart have leaked out. The device will measure in at 119 x 60.5 x 11.9 mm and rock a 3.7-inch 800×480 pixel TFT LCD pane. Under the hood, we’ve got a 1GHz processor, 8megapixel camera with Xenon flash and 720p video recording, 8GB of memory, and a multitude of sensors. Hopefully, WP7 doesn’t use too much processing power because powering the...
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Windows Phone 7 HTC HD7 Pictures, Video, and Spec Sheet

October 4, 2010

Today, someone tipped off Engadget on the details of the much anticipated Windows Phone 7 powered HTC HD7. The provided spec sheet confirms a 1GHz CPU, 8GB of storage, 5MP camera, “Dolby Mobile Sound,” and more (check it out below). In the above picture, you can see how the HD7 compares to a Samsung Galaxy S. Engadget’s tipster also said “it’ll launch in Germany in just two weeks at...
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FREE Android Game: Space Man

October 4, 2010

Space Man is a free survival game on the Android Market. It’s a clone of an iPhone classic, called Mr. Space. You must race against time as you try to squeeze into small spaces before the ceiling comes crashing down. To control the character, use the two arrows on either side of the “hit me” button (accelerometer can be enabled too). Once you’re securely in place, you can either...
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Windows Phone 7 Launch Confirmed for October 11 in NYC, T-Mobile to Join AT&T

October 4, 2010

We’ve been hearing these rumors all last month, but now it’s confirmed – Windows Phone 7 WILL, indeed, launch on October 11 at a Microsoft event in New York City. The event schedule states, “I would like to personally invite you to attend an exclusive Windows Phone 7 Worldwide Launch event.” Furthermore, AT&T will not be the only US carrier to show off phones, it appears T-Mobile will be...
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