Droid Pro, Droid 2 Global, Citrus, and Palm Pre 2 Hitting Verizon on Nov. 11?

October 20, 2010

You have to love Verizon’s efforts to crash the Windows Phone 7 US launch parade during the second week of November. Well, if recent rumors prove to be true at least. If you recall, Verizon, along with other CDMA carriers, will not be getting Windows Phone 7 devices until 2011 , presumably because Microsoft and their partners prefer to concentrate on the more widely available GSM networks/carriers. AT&T and...
Continue Reading »

Samsung Epic 4G Keyboard Gets Converted to Gamepad (Mod Video)

October 19, 2010

If you’ve ever played games through an emulator on your smartphone, then you know exactly how annoying it can be to play certain games using on-screen controls. In particular, I’m referring to games that require the use of diagonal directions. Classic games don’t usually have support for a virtual analog stick, so it leaves the player often struggling to move. Devices with hardware keyboards fair better with emulators, but...
Continue Reading »

Unit Converter Pro App for Windows Phone 7

October 19, 2010

Unit converter apps are a given for any mobile platform. Here’s one called Unit Converter Pro, by Wrong Way Games, that looks fairly robust for Windows Phone 7. It can convert units in 17 categories: angle, area, currency, data storage, energy, force, fuel, length, mass, power, pressure, SI prefixes, speed, temperature, time, typography, and volume. You can also put measurements in perspective by comparing them to famous landmarks. For...
Continue Reading »

Board Express Tapatalk and Cocktail Flow Apps for Windows Phone 7

October 19, 2010

We have two new Windows Phone 7 apps to share with you guys today, Board Express and Cocktail Flow. Both use the Windows Phone 7 guidelines with the sliding panorama user interface, and we’re digging how they look in the videos below. Board Express Tapatalk, currently an app for iOS and Android, is a convenient way to view user-forums, like XDA-developers. Not only can it be used to view...
Continue Reading »

Palm Pre 2 and webOS 2.0 Announced, Coming Soon to Verizon

October 19, 2010

The Palm Pre 2 is alive and kicking, and it was just announced by HP. Also making headlines, webOS 2.0 will be coming soon, which will debut initially on the Pre 2. Aside from the revamped operating system, the device will sport a 1GHz processor, 3.1″ HVGA (320×480) multitouch display, 16GB of internal storage, 5 megapixel camera with LED flash, slide-out full QWERTY keyboard, GPS, WiFi, Bluetooth 2.1, 3.5mm...
Continue Reading »

T-Mobile Samsung Omnia 7 Available for Pre-order

October 19, 2010

If you’re looking to purchase the Samsung Omnia 7 on T-Mobile’s network in the UK, it’s now available for pre-order. The Windows Phone 7 device will be released in just two days, on October 21, and will likely be in high demand due to its large 4″ WVGA Super AMOLED display. It appears you can sign up for 18 or 24 month contracts on T-Mobile’s site. The cost of...
Continue Reading »

Two New Videos of the Windows Phone 7 T-Mobile Dell Venue Pro

October 18, 2010

The first wave of Windows Phone 7 devices come in a variety of unique form factors. There really seems to be a style that just about suits every type of consumer. We have the HTC 7 Surround for media fanatics, Samsung Focus/Omnia 7 for consumers who want crystal clear screens, HTC HD7 for those who want a slab device with gigantic 4.3″ display, and the LG Quantum/HTC 7 Pro...
Continue Reading »

Windows Phone 7 eBay App Gets Official Video Demo

October 18, 2010

eBay has posted an official video walk-through of their Windows Phone 7 app, and it looks fantastic. You can check daily deals, search popular items, and manage your “my eBay” account. For auctions, you can search through the seller’s other items and check their feedback as well. If you want, you can set up push notifications and share items with friends or family. The app also allows users to...
Continue Reading »

Windows Phone 7 HTC HD7 vs Android Desire HD Video Battle

October 18, 2010

In the video below from Engadget, two of the hottest phones are sized up side-by-side in a battle of the 4.3″ screened beasts. Of course, I’m referring to the Windows Phone 7 touting HTC HD7 and the Android-based HTC Desire HD. They both sport large Super LCD displays and are powered by 1GHz Snapdragon processors. Actually, they’re both eerily similar, which seems to be a new trend for seveal...
Continue Reading »

LG Optimus 7 Makes Second Unboxing Apperance (English Commentary)

October 18, 2010

The Windows Phone 7-powered Optimus 7 received the early unboxing treatment prior to this past weekend, but it was commentated in the Italian language, which was a bit disappointing for those of us who only speak English and wanted the full unboxing experience. This is a new week, however, and that means a new video. The latest Optimus 7 unboxing on YouTube just popped up with English commentary. So...
Continue Reading »

HTC Gratia Android Coming to European Markets in November

October 18, 2010

HTC will be launching a new Android handset, called the HTC Gratia, to European markets in November. The Gratia is essentially an HTC Aria, which is currently on sale in the US on AT&T, but for Europe. Unlike the Aria, consumers will have the option to pick up the Gratia in three flavors: forest green, pearl white, or smoldering black. In case you need a reminder of the specs,...
Continue Reading »

New York, Los Angeles & San Francisco to get Sprint 4G in November, December

October 18, 2010

CNN is reporting that Sprint will launch their 4G network services for some of the larger markets in the US by the end of 2010. New York will finally receive access starting on November 1, Los Angeles and San Francisco will get it in early and late December, respectively. Although we’ve heard reports of 4G already being live in those areas during the past couple months, it wasn’t official,...
Continue Reading »

Sprint’s Samsung Epic 4G and HTC EVO 4G on Sale for $100 on Amazon

October 17, 2010

Update: The $99 promotion has expired, but you can still get them for $149 each on Amazon, which isn’t too bad. If you’re looking to open a new line of service with Sprint and prefer hardware with a bit of Android flavor, you may want to check out Amazon for two fantastic deals in particular. The online retailer is selling the Samsung Epic 4G and HTC EVO 4G for...
Continue Reading »

CNET Ranks Top 5 Android Phones, Samsung Epic 4G Receives Highest Honors

October 17, 2010

CNET just posted a video in which they ranked their picks for the top 5 Android devices as of October 17, 2010. The decisions were made using a combination of editor scores plus popularity among their viewership. The list includes devices from Sprint, Verizon Wireless, and AT&T – oddly, T-Mobile is out of the loop. On with the selections. In last place, but still making the best Android phones...
Continue Reading »

Windows Phone 7: Channel 9 Gives Overview of Samsung Focus, LG Quantum, & HTC 7 Surround

October 17, 2010

It’s been widely noted that AT&T is the exclusive launch partner for Microsoft’s Windows Phone 7. We also know their first three WP7 devices: the Samsung Focus, LG Quantum, and HTC 7 Surround. The Focus will be released first, on November 8th, with the other two trailing a few weeks later. All three will be priced at $199.99 with a 2-year contract agreement. AT&T’s lineup is getting a lot...
Continue Reading »



Video