Introducing the WiMAX-enabled HTC Touch, the T8290. It’s looking like this thing is loaded with a huge 3.8? 480 x 800 WVGA display, WiMAX + GSM, 802.11g WiFi, Bluetooth 2.0 and video calling capabilities. Yep that’s what I said video calling capabilities.
It would be nice to see this device launch in the US but that remains to be seen….
Ten years from now things will be very different when we walk into a store to buy a new phone. At least that’s what the Open Handset Alliance group (which includes Google) is hoping for.
First, we won’t be walking into a store for a specific device that will perform functions x, y, and z. The hope is that all phones by then will have a standardized OS that will truly have a universal look and feel and be as easy to use as 1-2-3 for the consumer.
There will be none of this carrier-envy and my BlackBerry can do this and your iPhone can’t do that. It’s going to be all standardized, all open source, and all easy to use. Read more
Let’s face it…we’re all a little over-excited at the prospect of Google OS Android G1 phone (made by HTC) coming out on October 22nd via the T-mobile network.
I would say RIM, as a leading smartphone handset maker, has a thing or two to worry about when it comes to their BlackBerry lineup. However, when it comes to Apple, I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again, content is king. Read more
See it for yourself – T-mobile G1 leaked images from Tmonews. Yes, yes, I know it looks like a regular smartphone from the looks of it. But what lies within is beyond our imagination. Read more
Even with a flashy Bold product launch under its belt, Research In Motion Ltd. issued another set of disappointing second-quarter results Thursday, sending its shares down 15%.
The Canadian tech giant posted earnings of US$495.5-million or US86 cents per share and sales of US$2.58-billion, missing consensus targets by one penny per share and sales of US$2.59-billion in revenue. Revenue was still up 15% from US$2.24-billion in the previous quarter and up 88% from US$1.37-billion in the same quarter of last year. Read more