Research in Motion (RIM) today received approval from FCC for a new device the company calls a “handheld organizer and cellular phone with Wi-Fi” capability. Details about the device with the model number RBG41W were withheld, but sketches published on the FCC website reveal that RIM will introduce the Wi-Fi feature in a new version of the Blackberry 8800 series.
RIM declined declined to comment on a possible release date of the phone.
Nokia and Motorola are telling Chinese government officials that fake mobile phone batteries could explode.
A four-year-old girl is in big trouble after calling 911 hundreds of times on a mobile phone.
Opinion – One week ago, Apple released its iPhone. In the past seven days I took the phone through the pace of the average phone user – without taking the device apart and without trying to figure out quickly I could drain the battery. The conclusion of the first week: The phone has serious flaws, but it is good enough to have changed the way I am using my cellphone and notebook.
Analyst Opinion - There are very few products that can capture the interest of people like the iPhone did, one of them was the iPod. Doing this is incredibly risky, as a result, but I believe it is better to try to create amazing products and have a few problems, than it is to just tread water and avoid the issues associated with this excitement.
Hardware and software geeks are furiously trying to unlock Apple’s iPhone by crack the phone’s firmware and activation process.
Analysts at iSuppli, a market research firm, have ripped apart Apple’s iPhone and discovered that Apple is probably making more than 50 percent on each phone.
Jonathan Mariano entered the room to the cheers of hundreds and the blinding flashes of cameras snapping away, but he isn’t a sports or movie star, he was the first person to buy an iPhone at the Grove mall in Los Angeles.
With solid state disks shipping with up to 128 GB and perhaps even 256 GB capacity later this year, hard drive makers are under pressure to increase the storage space for the common hard drive: Fujitsu will begin selling a 300 GB 2.5" hard drive in Q3.
First Look: Just like everyone else, we also spent a few hours in line to purchase Apple’s ridiculously expensive iPhone. After spending a day or so with the phone, it is clear to us that Apple has created a special product that extends far beyond the definition of a cellphone.
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Warren (MI) - It took less than 10 minutes for the first person on the East Coast to put Apple's new iPhone up on eBay.
The Warren, Michigan eBay seller, whose username is firexonxme, says, "I have this phone on hand ready to get shipped out." He says he purchased it from a retail Apple Store location. He's asking for $1200 for the 8 GB iPhone, twice the retail cost.
Yes, we apologize for putting up yet another iPhone story, so we’ll make this one brief.