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TextMe turns your iPod Touch into a phone

Very, very interesting move this. If you live your life in-and-around WiFi you wouldn’t need a mobile operator… Given the chance, you would probably turn your iPod Touch into a fully working iPhone, right? TextMe is launching in the U.S. today with an app that will get you close to that dream. “The real vision […]

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SlingPlayer comes to HTC Touch Diamond, Pro and Xperia X1

Sling Media snuck out today via a blog post on their community site a new update to their SlingPlayer for Windows Mobile devices. The main reason for the release is new found support for higher resolution screens. These new formats coming along in the form of display levels at 800 x 480, 640 x 480, […]

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Orange suffers HTC Touch HD stock shortages

News has come to use from the website Mobile Today that Orange’s exclusive HTC Touch HD has hit an issue over customer demand for the handset. Only a week has passed since the mobile phone arrived in the Orange stores, but already they’ve hit a ceiling over supply and demand. The site has reported that […]

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After Touch HD, the HTC Touch 3G gets noticed early too

Almost as if the product pages were pushed out together, the official product page on HTC’s site for the upcoming HTC Touch 3G has been noticed by some keen readers right after the HTC Touch HD made its way into the public view. According to the specifications listed on the site, the phone carries a […]

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Touch HD spotted on HTC’s site

It’s now official. We were spot-on with our report that HTC might be preparing itself to launch an High-Definition version of its popular touchscreen phone, the HTC Touch. Dubbed as the Touch HD, the phone has some really interesting features. It carries a 3.8-inch WVGA screen with 480 x 800 pixel resolution. And yes, apart […]

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Is HTC bringing a Fullscreen HD version of the Touch?

Not wanting to fall too far behind in the race for ‘phone-awesomeness’, HTC seems to have gone Full-Screen mode on their phones, as shots of what is claimed to be the HTC Touch HD have surfaced on the Internet. Although I’d rather wait for HTC to send us an official word on the same, I’m already […]

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Devices

The other touch user interface

While the iPhone froth continues unabated, Nokia is quietly working away on its own touch interface, S60 Touch. If you fancy taking a look at the UI in action, here it is: I’m already sold, if only for the cutesy sensor capabilities that Nokia’s built in (although I’d rather see a UI that silences the […]

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Devices

HTC’s latest 3G touchscreen beauty

HTC has just taken the wraps off its latest device, the HTC Touch Diamond. The comparisons with the iPhone, justified or not, are already being drawn: it’s a high end device with a lot of storage (4GB) and a touch interface. It also appears to be aimed squarely at the consumer market, rather than HTC’s […]

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InvenSense’s magic touch pulls in $19m funds

There’s no denying haptics have a certain cool factor. Obviously they’re appealing to venture capital firms right now: motion-sensing software company InvenSense has attracted $19 million in a series C round of funding, led by Sierra Ventures and a load of other big names like Qualcomm Ventures and DoCoMo capital. InvenSense, whose applications include image […]

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Devices

Motorola still suffering as sales keep sinking

It looks like things are getting worse before they get better chez Motorola. It’s just put out the latest set of results for its mobile devices division and there’s all the bad news expected plus a bit more for good measure – sales were down 39 percent year-on-year, losses were up and the company sold […]

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BBC iPlayer comes to the Apple iPhone

If you fancy getting your fix of Auntie on your iPhone, relax: your dream has come true. The BBC’s iPlayer is now available for both the Apple mobile and the iPod Touch. For BBC junkies, that means a chance to switch off the goggle box and watch TV on the iPhone instead. Insterestingly, this is […]