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What’s in a (phone) name?

What’s in a (phone) name?

We’ve seen some strange phone names in recent months. Motorola’s DEXT and Milestone, HTC’s Legend, Desire and Smart, Sony Ericsson’s Vivaz, Satio, Elm, Hazel, Aino, Yari and Xperia line.

February 23, 2010 by in Reviews

Simple phones aren’t just for the old folk

Simple phones aren’t just for the old folk

Mobile World Congress 2010 has been and gone, and the headlines have been predictably taken by a flurry of announcements from big players who want to push smartphones further than ever before. It is all very exciting, but I am going to resist writing about it, for today anyway.

February 18, 2010 by in Reviews

Verbatim InSight Portable Hard Drive

Verbatim InSight Portable Hard Drive

Backups are a vital, yet many of us don’t bother to make them till we have had at least one disaster. Really, though, there are only two reasons people don’t make backups – complacency and laziness.

February 11, 2010 by in Reviews

Sony Vaio X

Sony Vaio X

We use images here at ZDNet to help you get a feel for what we are talking about. There’s nothing revolutionary about that.

January 19, 2010 by in Reviews

iPhone now available on Vodafone

iPhone now available on Vodafone

Today the iPhone 3G S goes on sale via Vodafone. This means that it is now available from four sources – the original O2 plus Orange, Vodafone and Tesco Mobile (which runs on O2’s network).

January 14, 2010 by in Reviews

Samsung announces ebook readers

Samsung announces ebook readers

Samsung is usually no slouch when it comes to entering new product categories, but it has taken the company a while to decide to launch an ebook reader. And rather than launch just one, it has come up with two.

January 12, 2010 by in Reviews

WorkSnug for iPhone now available

WorkSnug for iPhone now available

A little while ago I blogged about an iPhone application called WorkSnug.It is a free tool that finds public Wi-Fi locations in London and uses augmented reality to display them on screen.

November 19, 2009 by in Reviews