I’m sure you have seen the news.  Microsoft has a private beta out there for 48, now 24 hours, and then … well we do not know what will happen then.  However, the simple beta is mostly about getting bluetooth notification with Pebble to work.  Although this sounds pretty simple and not indicative of an… Read More

It was announce through Forbes that Microsoft is planning on releasing a watch in the next few weeks.  No solid news on what it will look like yet, but my bet is that it will look somewhat like the LG; clean, simple square.  It is reported that it will have bio metric tracking as is… Read More

Apple says today’s remote control is outdated. With that in mind, Apple laid out in a patent application published Thursday a new kind of digital remote control for its Apple TV set-top box that uses icons and pictures, similar to those graphic interfaces on TV, but shrunken down and customized for a smartphone or tablet… Read More


I have been pretty harsh on Samsung basically asking why are they throwing everything but the kitchen sink onto a watch making it large and ugly.  And why have they not released a curved screen yet? Well they finally did.  And I think they got it mostly right this time. The Gear 2 S is… Read More

Recently there has been rumors that Samsung will release the new gear and a new set of phones running on the little known Tizen OS.  Which seen a bit odd given the experience they had with Bada.  Remember Bada?  Do not blame you if you do not.  Bada was actually a good OS, and the… Read More

The news has already been out there, Samsung will release their watch Sept 4th beating Apple to the punch.  Apple may not be too worried about this since rumors hold that there will not be an Apple compatible version of the app anytime soon. One can even question if Apple would allow this in the… Read More

As I wrote yesterday, it is now illegal to unlock your phone to work on another carriers network. This will make quite a few people unhappy, especially those who make a business out of helping people get the codes needed to unlock their phones.  But they are not taking this laying down, already there is… Read More


For most people, probably not. Just in case you do not know what unlocking is; unlocking your cell phone allows you to use a phone carrior other then what is ‘locked’ to your phone. For example, if you bought an iphone that is locked to AT&T, you can ONLY use AT&T. However, if you ‘unlock’… Read More


Tomorrow, Jan 26, if you buy a smart cell phone, its illegal to unlock it to work on a different carrier.  If you already have a phone or buy one today, you are safe.  This has caused many people to think that jailbreaking  will be illegal tomorrow.  No. Jailbreaking is still legal. Which leads to… Read More


…with a smooth frame rate and built on open web technologies. The IGD team at Fraunhofer, a German research institute, is doing some really amazing things regarding delivering high polygon count web3d scenes on mobile devices using WebGL and X3Dom. X3Dom is a framework for integrating and manipulating X3D scenes as HTML5/DOM elements. Pat yourself on the back if you… Read More

This is gold. Announced last week, the Chinese manufacture GooPhone decided to take all the iphone 5 rumors out there and create that phone.  However, instead of running iOS on this, they would run Android.  Now this is funny enough, but it seems that since Apple did not patent the iphone 5 specs yet, GooPhone… Read More


Ouch.  Samsung has to pay $1B+ to Apple in fines for violation of patents.  However, Apple did not win everything.  Jury voted No on on the Apple’s claim  that Samsung has violated Section 2 of the Sherman Antitrust Act by monopolizing one or more technology markets related to the UMTS standard. Another win for Samsung:… Read More

Its been a while since the T Mobile Girl, Carley if you will, changed from her girly pink to a bit more edgy black leather, but still with pink accents mind you.  So what does it mean?  Is suppose to indicate an more aggressive T-Mobile that is going to try get back the customers it… Read More

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Its not like you have not seen these before, but this is some cool swag from ringCentral that really came into use.  Its basically a land line phone handle with a chord to connect to your mobile phone.  The cool part, aside from free, is that it worked pretty well. I was on the conference… Read More

HTC has been the young upstart in the phone manufacturing business jumping fast on the Android train and getting a good chunk of the phone market after only 5 years. However, this year has not been so promising as shares of HTC fell on the Taiwan Stock Exchange after the company reported a sharp plunge… Read More

I heard about the Microsoft challenge where you would take your cell phone and try to do something faster then someone on a Microsoft Mobile 7 phone. If you can win, you get a laptop.  Given that they are doing this in the first place, I figured that this is fixed and as such I… Read More

This has been a running battle between Apple, the phone companies and those who want to tether their phones to other devices.  Well, here is latest update in the battle, and this time, its a tether that not only does not require jailbreak, but does not even require the installation of an app!  THIS is… Read More


So we all heard about HP giving up the ghost on their webOS hardware unit.  I was expected that there would be a sale to get rid of these units.  But $99??  Wow, I’m sure that is pretty far below cost!  Right now its live in Canada, but first chance in show up in the… Read More

MobileBeat 2011 — VentureBeat’s 4th annual flagship conference on the future of mobile — on July 12-13 at the Palace Hotel in San Francisco, is gathering the brightest minds in the industry to explore this year’s hottest macro trend: the arrival of true mobile computing now that 4G is here. There’s no doubt that 4G… Read More

I’m not sure this is the meego, but 90% sure it is. and again .. why? I guess they were so close with the phone, they released it anyway just to show Nokia was still making phones and committed to the smart phone market. Anyway, here is the promo video and a walk through video… Read More