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Marko Ahtisaari, Nokia's head of design, sat down with the Guardian for an exclusive interview recently. During the interview, Ahtisaari discussed some of Nokia's design plans down the road which includes several innovative ideas for the Nokia Lumia line which is powe...
It's been a few weeks and the dust from a very active CES for phone announcements is beginning to settle. AT&T and pretty much every major OEM announced phones.
Sprint has launched a sign-up page for the Samsung Galaxy Nexus.
Last week I helped a non-tech savvy friend of mine get started with his 1st Apple product. He got an iPad for Christmas and couldn't get it activated.
Do we really need 4G LTE? Or are 3G speeds enough?
A couple of weeks ago, I shared with you all a custom ROM and some modifications that I installed onto my Verizon Samsung Galaxy Nexus.
Here's some information on some games that Microsoft is teasing for Windows Phone. I have to assume games I will list below are coming in February since the post on the Windows Phone Team's blog says, "Must Have Games for February".
Verizon and Motorola announced the Droid RAZR MAXX at CES last week with no release date or pricing. Not getting that data was no surprise and sometimes phones announced at CES don't get released for quite some time.
Microsoft: Skype for Windows Phone is coming soon Yesterday, Hillel Fuld wrote an interesting article on Business Insider titled, "Here's Why Robert Scoble And The Rest Of The Pundits Are Wrong: Windows Phone Will Be A Success".
The first independent Windows Phone developers conference has been announced for October 22-24, 2012 in San Fransisco. This is great news for Microsoft and Windows Phone.
I am excited for the potential success of Microsoft's newest offering, Windows Phone as well. I don't currently use a Windows Phone device as a daily driver, but I am ready to as soon as Nokia brings a Windows Phone to Verizon.
I visited with several headphone manufacturers and retailers and found three offerings to be quite interesting. I am sure I missed quite a few awesome companies, but of those that I met with, these are the ones I was most impressed with. In no particular order- Soul ...
Zagg is showing off a nifty Bluetooth keyboard for your tablet needs. You can use it with iOS and Android tablets, but I was also told that it's been tested with Windows Phone too.
Earlier today, Chuong and I attended the 2012 AT&T Developer Summit where AT&T's Ralph de le Vega and HTC's Peter Chou announced the HTC Titan II.
Today in Las Vegas at a press conference, Nokia announced the Lumia 900 which was teased at the AT&T Developer summit earlier in the day.
This morning at the AT&T Developer's Summit in Las Vegas, AT&T and HTC announced the first AT&T LTE Windows Phone device for US markets: the HTC Titan II.
There is no doubt that this marriage between Microsoft and Nokia seems, on the exterior, to be doing well. Microsoft is spending a ton of marketing money with all the Mango launch parties over the last couple months. Microsoft and partners are pledging to spend $200...
I absolutely love having Swype on my Verizon Galaxy Nexus running Android 4.0 through the unofficial version that was hacked and fixed by an XDA member.
Happy New Years? As I was winding down to get into bed after 2012 dropped, I checked Twitter one last time and saw a very interesting tweet from @ChevronWP7.
How to unlock and root your Galaxy Nexus and install a custom ROM. I share my Galaxy Nexus setup, for a better Galaxy Nexus experience.
Yes. This is not a typo, 3.7 Million. According to Andy Rubin on Twitter, there were 3.7 million Android devices on December 24th and 25th.
How to get the Swype keyboard on the Galaxy Nexus.
Let us know what Santa brought you. Do you need any help setting anything up? Don't like your gifts?
I've been out of the iOS game for a little bit and haven't done any updates on my iPad since last November. In the last 2 weeks, I have set up 2 iPhones, updated my iPad to iOS5, and today I set up my son's new iPod Touch.
WizTiles is an application that you can download from the Windows Phone Marketplace to change your start screen's tiles. The beauty of this app is that you don't have to unlock your phone to get some customization.
Dropbox for Android has been updated to support Android 4 (ICS ) and it's now available in the Android Market. The Beta has been available in their forums for a while for users to test but it's now it's official. I have been trying to move away from Dropbox and other...
Back in 2009, I really wanted to find a great smartphone that allowed for dual sim cards. I wanted to be able to use the same phone for my work number and my personal number.
Something that started to bother me back when I owned Mobilitysite was the rate of phone releases. The big 3 (Samsung, HTC, and Motorola) have been churning out devices so fast over the past couple of years.
Do you have a cube enemy that needs to have missiles sent their way? Brando is a company over in Hong Kong that markets and sells all sorts of zany gadgets, mostly USB related.
I try to shy away from playing games on my mobile phones. It's counter-productive and it eats a battery up in no time! Well, because of Google's generosity last week, I snagged a handful of games for 10 cents each.
Chris Leckness stays platform agnostic. Using Android, Windows Phone, and iPhone all at once.
While you wait or an Ice Cream Sandwich version of Swype, check out these two worthwhile Swype Alternatives for the Galaxy Nexus.
I have to hand it to Apple, they really know how to market their devices to consumers. While the funny jabs at Apple that Samsung has been airing are great, the latest iPhone ad is genius. This one shows Santa checking out directions to the next kid on his list, chec...
There is no doubt that Android 4 aka Ice Cream Sandwich brings some new gadgets and functionality and more will be uncovered everyday as everyone digs into the Galaxy Nexus.