Sony Ericsson XPERIA Pro: Like the XPERIA Play, But All-Business


In addition to the Sony Ericsson XPERIA Play and XPERIA Neo launches at Mobile World Congress, the Android smartphone-maker also launched the XPERIA Pro, which is more geared for business. Rather than the PlayStation Certified gamepad on the XPERIA Play PlayStation Phone, the XPERIA Pro utilizes the same form factor but includes a sliding keyboard […]

Nokia E6 to Challenge Droid Pro, BlackBerry


Nokia may be poised to introduce its next generation messaging and emailing Symbian smartphone with enhanced specs. The device’s picture, which was leaked to Engadget, shows a form factor that could challenge Research in Motion’s BlackBerry and Motorola’s Droid Pro. As part of Nokia’s E-series smartphone lineup, the E6 would be targeted at business and […]

Sprint Officially Announces HTC EVO Shift 4G Android Smartphone


The HTC EVO Shift 4G has gone official on Sprint’s Now Network after numerous leaks leading up to the carrier’s third 4G Android smartphone announcement at CES 2011. The device utilizes a more compact form factor complete with landscape-oriented keyboard slider and comes with HTC Sense, the manufacturer’s proprietary UI layer, on top of Android […]

Palm Topaz webOS PalmPad Tablet with Bluetooth Keyboard?


Palm’s upcoming webOS tablet, long rumored as the PalmPad, may be the codenamed Topaz according to Engadget. Along with the codename rumor, it seems that an image has surfaced for an ultra-slim Bluetooth keyboard without a number pad. The ‘Topaz’ tablet is said to be button-less and the Bluetooth keyboard from HP-Palm would come with […]

Another HTC Windows Phone 7 Device Spotted at FCC


Another HTC-made Windows Phone 7 device with AT&T compatible 3G bands has been spotted at the FCC for approval, leading some to speculate whether the potential addition could be an AT&T variant of the HTC HD7, which is currently found on T-Mobile USA in the U.S. market, or a GSM variant of the HTC Pro […]

Venue Pro Launch Problems: Dell Shows Inexperience with Mobile


After having exited the PDA business with its Axim line, which at the time ran on Microsoft’s Windows Mobile platform, Dell is returning to the mobile space now with converged devices running on both Android and Windows Phone 7. While the company has launched a few Android devices already, its launch of the highly coveted […]

Stop Droid Envy with an iPhone 4 Case with Integrated Sliding Keyboard


Apple iPhone 4 owners who have been envious of BlackBerry owners with the integrated thumb keyboard or Droid owners with their sliding keyboard can put an end to all that envy with Boxwave’s newest case, which adds a bit of protection to your smartphone and also provide a thumb keyboard that slides out in landscape […]

Laid hands on the “perfect mobile keyboard”


Okay, I can’t claim definitively it’s perfect, but since Xavier had previously asked if the Microsoft Bluetooth Mobile Keyboard 6000 was the “perfect mobile keyboard”, I thought I’d follow that up by expressing my desire to find out.

The Perfect Mobile Keyboard?


The Microsoft Bluetooth Mobile Keyboard 6000 looks like it’s a good travel buddy for slates or netbooks with cramped keyboards. Darren Murph from Engadget reviewed the thin keyboard and had a lot of good things to say about it. Unlike most mobile keyboards, this one has a slight curve to it. The curve allows typists’ […]

BlackBerry Gets Attacked by Droids: First Impressions


I managed to snag a Motorola Droid from my local Verizon store in Huber Heights, Ohio, after work yesterday.  To my surprise there was no line and the store was fairly empty.  A few customers were checking out the Droid, but the crowd was thin.  I asked the Verizon employee assisting me how the day […]

Triangulate On This Soft Keyboard

Having trouble hitting those keys on your touch tablet pc or smart phone? David Baker, a British inventor, aims to fix that with his “crocodile keyboard”. He claims that users are more likely to hit the correct key because there is a lot more dead space around the keys than in traditional keyboards. Baker is […]

GBM Shortcut: Atek OnBoard Travel Keyboard


Several weeks ago we brought you news about Atek’s new “mobile” solution, the OnBoard Travel Keyboard. We got our review unit in a few days ago, and in this GBM Shortcut I share my impressions about Atek’s mobile solution. To learn if this keyboard might be for you, checkout our video below.