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  • The Best Speed Camera Alert System Now Available As an Iphone App

    PocketGPSworld.com launches its CamerAlert app London, 18th June 2010 – iPhone users can now have access to the best speed camera protection via their mobile devices for less than the cost of a chocolate bar, with the launch of ‘CamerAlert’ from PocketGPSworld.com. The new iPhone app,...

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  • Apple & Google clash over “Android” in the App Store

    Apple & Google clash over “Android” in the App Store

    And the Apple-Google war continues. This time, instead of just bad-mouthing each other, Apple is running with a strategy that they’re no stranger to: censoring words in the App Store. Instead of just “boobs” and “booty”, which they don’t seem to have a problem with anymore, Apple’s new target is the word “Android”. Now, Apple only [...]

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  • Xperia X10 to launch in April on Vodafone UK (Update: And others!)

    Xperia X10 to launch in April on Vodafone UK (Update: And others!)

    If you’d captured all the drool we’ve drooled over the X10 since it first got detailed so many months ago, you’d have a pool deep enough to swim in. A very nasty pool that you shouldn’t actually swim in, but a pool nonetheless. Today, UK wireless carrier Vodafone has announced that they’ll soon be carrying the [...]

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  • LG gets bragging rights for Japan’s first certified 4G device

    LG gets bragging rights for Japan’s first certified 4G device

    The rest of the world is catching on rapidly but overall, Japan is still the world's most advanced society mobile society. That being said, you'd assume that the first 4G (LTE) device to get an official certification from Japan’s Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications must be coming from one of the many mobile companies over here, but it was South Korea's LG who got the bragging rights [KR] for that today.

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  • Meet Marc Flores, the new MobileCrunch writer

    Meet Marc Flores, the new MobileCrunch writer

    I begged and pleaded with Greg, editor of MobileCrunch, not to make me write this, but it looks like I'm stuck introducing myself to you all. So in my best Troy McClure voice let me say: Hi, my name is Marc Flores. You might remember me from popular sites such as Boy Genius Report or True/Slant.

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  • Microsoft to introduce Zune Phone with Windows Mobile 7 at MWC

    Microsoft to introduce Zune Phone with Windows Mobile 7 at MWC

    If there is one rumor that tends to come and go and agonizes Windows Mobile fans, it’s the one about a Zune phone. Although it’s not officially confirmed, Gizmodo has it on good word that Microsoft will be introducing a Zune phone at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona this year. More specifically, it will be [...]

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  • HTC releases Droid Eris source code

    HTC releases Droid Eris source code

    HTC's been pretty good about celebrating the open-source spirit of Android. Whenever they release a new Android device, the source code for whatever goods they added on top of the stock firmware comes pouring in before too long. It took just a bit over two months, but HTC has just released the code bundle for the Verizon Droid Eris. If you're wondering, "Great! What does that mean for me?" then hop on behind the jump.

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  • New iPhone SDK with iPad support coming today, 100% compatibility with iPhone apps

    New iPhone SDK with iPad support coming today, 100% compatibility with iPhone apps

    Another year, another iPhone OS upgrade to get excited about. They’re not saying much about it just yet, but Apple has just announced that the new iPhone SDK (complete with support for the just announced iPad tablet) will be available today. As partially predicted by the rumor mill, iPhone applications will run on the iPad. They [...]

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  • Motorola MOTOSPLIT makes the Backflip look normal

    Motorola MOTOSPLIT makes the Backflip look normal

    Motorola's by no means a stranger to phones with wonky form factors. I mean, just look at the Moto Backflip - the keyboard! It's on the back! What is this, the future? It gets crazier, friends.

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  • Windows Mobile developers ask Microsoft: Where’s our money, kind sirs?

    Windows Mobile developers ask Microsoft: Where’s our money, kind sirs?

    It's the case of the missing money. Or, less dumb, it's a case of nobody knowing what's going on. Several Windows Mobile developers have complained loudly that they're owed monies by Microsoft. Microsoft is all, "Don't worry about it, we'll get it sorted out," but then doesn't, in fact, sort it.

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  • Palm Pixi Plus and Pre Plus to go BOGO – sort of.

    Palm Pixi Plus and Pre Plus to go BOGO – sort of.

    Like this – except, you know, with cell phones. If you were planning on buying two Verizon Palm Pixi Pluses (or, if you’re feelin’ nutty, one Palm Pre Plus and one Palm Pixi Plus), get excited. It looks like you’ll be walkin’ out of the Verizon store with a bit more cash than you expected. Yesterday afternoon, [...]

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  • AT&T needs to spend $5 Billion to catch up

    AT&T needs to spend $5 Billion to catch up

    With all the crap that’s gone on (and still going on) between AT&T and Verizon, it’s safe to say that this is the last thing AT&T wanted to come out. According to a study that just came out, AT&T would have to spend approximately $5 billion US to get their network to the same level [...]

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  • Skyfire For Symbian Brought Up To Speed

    Skyfire For Symbian Brought Up To Speed

    Between UI enhancements, bug fixes, and neat new features like smooth scrolling, Skyfire has been slamming out the updates as of late — but only for one platform. While the Flash/Silverlight-capable mobile browser is available for both Windows Mobile and Symbian, the latter edition hasn’t seen any updates in months… until today. Just minutes ago, Skyfire [...]

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  • Unboxing: The Jawbone Icon

    Unboxing: The Jawbone Icon

    We knew it was coming, and we knew when it came – what we didn’t know, however, was that one was going to show up on our doorstep today. I’ll be giving Aliph’s latest-and-greatest headset Bluetooth headset a runthrough over the next few days, so expect a full review within the week. In the mean time, [...]

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  • Motoroi: Motorola to release another Android phone in March (video)

    Motoroi: Motorola to release another Android phone in March (video)

    Motorola held a press conference in Seoul yesterday to announce a partnership with SK Telecom, a major Korean telecommunications company. The occasion: SK Telecom will be the first company to distribute an Android phone in that country, the so-called Motorola Motoroi. It's not a rebranded Droid, but a completely new phone (in Europe, the Droid was named "Milestone" but remained largely unchanged technically). SK Telecom customers will be able to lay their hands on the Motoroi in early February. But Motorola Korea and SK Telekom representatives are quoted as saying that Motorola is ready to roll out the Motoroi in the US in March, too. And apparently it will be available in a number of other countries as well.

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