Archive for July, 2010

Perhaps to break out of its denial and general silence, Apple will be holding a press conference on Friday at 10 AM Pacific to address the iPhone 4. Could this be a recall that most analysts believe is unlikely, or is Apple giving away free bumpers? More »

From Htcyou: This is one sick ROM for the sexy HTC HD2 –in addition to Android 2.2 FroYo, it has 2.1 Eclair with Sense UI as well, so users can pick whichever they fancy. Aside from a few inevitable bugs, the ROM is stable and fast. More »

From Htcyou: Verizon nailed the original Droid release perfectly, pumping out eminently successful marketing for an excellent phone. Round two of Verizon’s advertising for its newest Droids is beginning in a Hollywood style way with this Droid X promotional video that plays like a movie trailer. More »

Telus has long be tipped to be the Canadian carrier for the HTC Desire, but it will not be called the “Triumph.” The Desire has HSPA 850/1900 bands and interestingly, will sport a Sony Super LCD instead of AMOLED. More »

From Htcyou: This Monday, a new app called Google App Inventor will arrive that allows Android users, regardless of app developing skills, to create their own apps. Of course this app is in beta, but judging by this video that details how it works, it seems like a lot of fun: More »

Manufactured by Toshiba for Japanese carrier giant KDDI, the Light Pool is a cell phone that is fittingly covered with LED lights and has incredible specifications. More »

It is, in fact, the world’s lightest cell phone thanks to its modular design. The diminutive modu can be outfitted in various “jackets” and is only 72.1 x 37.6 x 7.8mm by itself. More »

During December in England and Wales, 46% of smartphone owners said that they were considering a Nokia, but that sinking number has dropped to about 33%. Six months ago, 19% declared that they were going to buy a Nokia as their next smartphone, but today, only 10% are now committed to Symbian. The iPhone is the overwhelming choice among those who responded to YouGov’s poll. More »

From Htcyou: Generic versions of the Samsung Galaxy S and the T-Mobile Vibrant have been rooted, and unlike the latest HTC phones like the Incredible, gaining right access to the Samsung is an easy, breezy task. More »

Canadian iPhone hacker Planetbeing Tweets that he has soft-unlocked an iPhone 4 and is using it on Rogers. More »

- iPhone game Nimble Strong will save you a few hundred dollars by teaching you bartending 101 for only $5.

- Despite ignoring the Chinese market, Apple intends on opening 25 more Apple Stores…for millions of people.

- Parking issues? The OpenSpot Android app will help find open parking spots, for you.

- When it comes to flash gaming, one thing is certain: Super Junior fans are better gamers than SHINee fans.

- Hey!Say!Jump! for joy — Hey!Say!Jump!’s album hit the number one spot on Oricon charts.

- Pink animals…are they real? Go here to find out.

- Alikewise — Online dating based on book tastes? You better believe it, bookworms.

- Miss this weekend’s new episode of True Blood? I recapped it for you. More »

From Htcyou: Today’s accessory of the day is the Aquapac Handheld Case, a waterproof phone case. With summer in full swing, so are the reasons to get close to the water. What’s also great about this water-proof case is that it’s salt-water and UV resistant (sunlight) and will keep your HTC phone safe up to a depth of 15 ft. Interestingly enough, you can also use your phone while it’s in the case underwater. Obviously to not place calls (unless you have fish on speed dial), but still works aside from that. More »

You must send in your own because Colorware does not have stock. If you can live without your iPhone 4 for 3 weeks, desperately crave a custom color scheme, and can hand over $250 without grimacing, then Colorware will turn your phone into something unique. More »

From Htcyou: Google’s new OpenSpot application for Android just made life a whole lot easier by helping you find parking spots. For those of you who drive in a city, remember how hard it is to find a parking space? I can’t drive yet, but trust me, the number of times my dad has had to circle around the neighborhood looking for a free parking space is too many to count (try every Saturday in Flushing, Queens). More »

Last week, Lenovo CEO Liu Chuanzhi remarked that he was pleased that Apple was ignoring the Chinese market because the Cupertino company’s presence in that nation would jeopardize Lenovo’s strong revenue. Recently, an Apple Store was opened in Shanghai that attracted large crowds. More »

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