Philadelphia Mayor John Street wants an iPhone and began camping out at a South Philadelphia sidewalk at 3:30 AM this morning.
Not sure whether you should buy an iPhone? Just in time for the launch of Apple’s first cellphone, Toshiba announced to be offering its Portege G900 beginning in July.
The smartphone will only be sold in Europe initially and can be purchased through the distributor Dangaard Telecom. The slider phone, which sports a 3” screen as well as a keyboard and comes with Wi-Fi as well as wireless broadband (HSDPA) connectivity is offered for 600 Euro (about $810).
The G900 is expected to arrive in the U.S. later this year and will likely carry a price of $600.
In a recent report, industry analyst firm Gartner suggests that Apple needs to continuously expand the services offered on the iPhone, which should lead to a new model of the device within the next nine months.
Analyst Opinion - Well, the other shoe finally dropped along with Apple’s stock price and if you want the best iPhone with the best phone service it is going to cost you. While this clearly isn’t a problem if you are a billionaire, for the rest of us signing the related contract will likely be an “Oh my God, $3000!!!” moment.
Giving cell phone storage a boost just before the launch of the iPhone, Sandisk this week began shipping 8 GB microSDHC (Secure Digital High Capacity) cards.
A record breaking three billion people will have used a cell phone this year, according to estimates from a new survey.
Some people with lots of time on their hands are offering to be line stand-ins for the Apple iPhone.
T-Mobile has launched their Hotspot@Home service which promises unlimited calls through wi-fi switching phones.
Opinion - The people who have started lining up for the iPhone already now are in serious need of a reality check, says TG Daily’s Mark Raby.
In addition to the $600 needed to purchase the phone, users will need to sign up for a service plan of at least $60 per month.
Round Rock (TX) – Dell has refreshed some of its consumer notebooks and desktops for the second half of the year: Pink, green and yellow Dell computers are coming your way – even with Linux.
A new study done by the NPD Group, a market research firm, shows that sales of digital music players have been falling.
AT&T is expecting a rush for Apple’s iPhone and has hired 2000 temporary workers to staff their phone stores.
You soon will be hearing familiar Nokia ringtone’s while flying the friendly European skies.
Sellers of iPhone and iPhone-like domain names want big bucks on eBay.
Toshiba is planning on releasing several mainstream laptops with HD DVD and writable HD DVD drives this fall.