USA finally gets Samsung Galaxy S II: AT&T, Sprint and T-Mobile variants on the way

Gerald Lynch Android, Mobile phones, Samsung, Tech Digest news Leave a Comment

Samsung's Galaxy S II smartphone, arguably the finest phone of the year, is now finally available in the United States of America after being onsale in most other global territories for a few months now. Ultra thin and ultra fast,…

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What is 4G? A beginner's guide to the next-gen mobile tech

Gerald Lynch Features, Mobile phones, Round ups, Tech Digest news 2 Comments

Of all the buzz-terms floating around the mobile industry over the past twelve months, few have the potential to be more exciting than that of 4G. But, just like any with new technology, 4G has been wrapped up in…

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BlackBerry’s giving a private island for free to billionaires who pay $10.5 million for the 8830. Riiiight

Katherine Hannaford Mobile phones Leave a Comment

Whoever does BlackBerry’s PR in the States should pat themselves on the back for creating the best publicity stunt in the history of publicity stunts.

Not that anyone will purchase what they’re offering, mind, but just putting the offer out there for consumers has…

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Palm Centro $100 smartphone not that exciting after all

Stuart Dredge Mobile phones Leave a Comment


There’ve been internetweb rumours about the Palm Centro smartphone for a while now, but yesterday it was officially unveiled in the US. It’s a compact-looking handset with a full QWERTY keyboard, and is aimed at regular folk rather than business users.

The big thing is the price: $99.99 in the US, where operator Sprint has bagged a three-month exclusive on the handset. Besides that keyboard, the phone runs the Palm OS, and has a touchscreen, Bluetooth and support for push email and instant messaging. The camera’s only 1.3-megapixels though, which is disappointing for a consumer-focused smartphone.

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