New York (NY) - One of the longest-running cell phone name franchises, the Sidekick is back with its latest model as a successor to the Sidekick 3.
The LX is now available in T-Mobile stores across the country, officially becoming the most feature-packed Sidekick to date.
It sports a 3-inch WQVA screen with a high-def LCD display. According to T-Mobile it is also the slimmest Sidekick yet. It packs in the regular features of its predecessors, of course, including push e-mail, full instant messaging access, and a mobile Internet browser.
Microsoft has announced a new server application that will manage mobile phones much like corporate laptops. CEO Steve Ballmer made the announcement during his keynote speech at the CTIA convention in San Francisco and Microsoft’s mobile strategy becomes very clear.
Sharp has developed what it claims is the world's thinnest LCD screen, measuring in at less than 0.7 millimeters thick.
Korean PND (portable navigation device) GPS manufacturer CTT-Net has announced what apparently is the world’s first portable GPS system and in-car GPS that integrate Immersion’s Touchsense technology. According to the manufacturer, the CIN-700 will provide the user with “unmistakable” tactile feedback when moving a finger across buttons on the 7” screen.
Chicago (IL) – Eye-Fi has received FCC approval for its wireless SD flash memory card, which will allow users to upload images from a digital camera to a PC without a cable connection.
Sprint is jumping on the bandwagon created by the iPhone, announcing it will release a handset with touch-screen and multimedia capabilities later this year.
San Francisco (CA) – Nokia today rolled out a new Internet tablet, which has evolved into a portable entertainment platform that comes with a slide-out keyboard and a GPS receiver.
An environmental activist group in Oakland has filed a complaint against Apple saying the device contains toxins prohibited by California law.
A man was almost arrested for trying to watch a movie on his iPhone during a trip on ATA Airlines to Hawaii.
Nokia today launched a new version of its N95 phone with an 8 GB hard drive, matching the internal capacity of the iPhone.
When a term like "bricked iPhones" shows up, it's fairly obvious it won't take long for hardcore hackers to find a way around the restrictions.
Schaumburg (IL) – Motorola will soon be offering a “luxury phone” – a dressed up Razr2 V8 that comes with “decadent details” and, to make sure that this possibly rather expensive phone is noticed by others, gold plated surface parts.