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February 3, 2012

Nokia Lumia 710

Nokia's first Windows Phone handset, the Lumia 800 was the first fruit of what will be an ongoing collaboration with Microsoft that will see Nokia use Windows Phone for all its smartphones in the future.The Lumia 800 is a premium smartphone selling SIM-free for around £399 (inc.

June 3, 2010 by

Nokia E73 Mode heading to T-Mobile on June 16

T-Mobile USA and Nokia have gotten together to announce the impeding release of the Nokia E73 Mode. Even though the QWERTY keyboard looks bigger than the display, it's a more than decent smartphone with a budget-friendly price.

January 19, 2010 by

Truphone Local Anywhere SIM and services makes every call local

On previous trips to Europe I have used Truphone to make calls on my Nokia devices. Over the last couple of years Truphone has rolled out mobile clients for various smartphone operating systems and today they announced (PDF file) their latest service called Truphone Local Anywhere that makes every call a local call. The service is designed for international travelers who could save more than 90 percent on their mobile bills with this new service that provides local number for calls, texts, and data with a single SIM card. The Truphone Local Anywhere service launched today in the US and UK with other countries coming in 2010.

January 6, 2010 by

Hands-on first impressions of the Google Nexus One

As I wrote yesterday I just couldn't resist another great smartphone on T-Mobile USA and since I use lots of Google services I jumped on the Nexus One bandwagon and placed my order. It arrived via free FedEx overnight shipping at my hotel here at CES 2010 this morning and then had to go through a couple hours of Mirage loading dock processing. My tracking info also showed it as damaged and delivered so I was a bit worried I would have a dead device. As you can see in my image gallery the box was trashed and the plastic air pocket cushions were flat, but the Nexus One was packed in a very sturdy box and all seems to be well with it.

November 30, 2009 by

Samsung Galaxy i7500

Samsung's Galaxy i7500 has a superb AMOLED screen, but the battery life is disappointing, especially if you're a heavy GPS user. Given the prevalence of location-aware services for Android, that's a cardinal sin.

November 1, 2009 by

Holiday Gift Guide 2009: Smartphones

The lineup of cell phones has expanded a bit, but a significant number of what we see in that category are updates to existing models. The real innovation in the mobile phone world is in the area of smartphones where we see the Apple iPhone, Palm WebOS, Google Android, RIM BlackBerry, and Microsoft Windows Mobile devices taking us to places we have never been before. This holiday season there is a huge selection for you to choose from on every carrier and several exciting devices will be launching throughout November. There are so many to choose from that we can't cover them all here so I will present you with one smartphone from each carrier and one SIM-unlocked one.

October 2, 2009

O2 Xda Venn

O2’s longstanding Xda line includes a range of Windows Mobile-based devices. But the Xda Venn adds something new, as it's the first 'dual slider' Xda smartphone.


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