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  • Blackberry Storm 2 heats up smartphone competition Blackberry Storm 2 heats up smartphone competition

    The new Blackberry Storm will go on sale through Vodafone at the end of this month, marking its manufacturer's latest attempt to tackle Apple's dominance of the smartphone market. Coming on the heels of the Palm Pre launch, the arrival of the Blackberry Storm 2 follows the release by Rese...

  • Nokia Booklet 3G set for US launch Nokia Booklet 3G set for US launch

    Nokia has unveiled details of its new netbook, which is set to hit the US market at a price of $299 for customers who take out a two-year wireless broadband contract with AT&T. The Booklet 3G will run on Microsoft Windows 7, hitting Best Buy stores when the software launches on 22nd October. A...

  • Sidekick sales on hold after data-loss disaster Sidekick sales on hold after data-loss disaster

    T-Mobile has frozen sales of the Sidekick smartphone after hundreds of thousands of customers lost personal data because of a "server failure" at Microsoft subsidiary Danger. In a development leading many to question whether Microsoft can be trusted to run a cloud computing service, the s...

  • Google Android predicted to overtake iPhone by 2012 Google Android predicted to overtake iPhone by 2012

    Although the Symbian operating system (OS) is likely to remain the dominant one in the smartphone market, Google's Android is predicted to more than quadruple its market share by the end of 2012. That's according to IT analyst Gartner, which notes that Android's market share stood at...

  • HTC confirms HD2 is ready for rollout HTC confirms HD2 is ready for rollout

    The HTC Leo smartphone, now officially known as the HD2, will be rolled out across Europe in the next few weeks, the manufacturer has confirmed. Based on Windows Mobile 6.5, the HD2 is said to have the biggest screen of any handset so far with its high-resolution, 4.3-inch capacitive touch display....

  • Motorola Dext hits flagship Orange Multimedia Store Motorola Dext hits flagship Orange Multimedia Store

    Motorola's first Android-powered smartphone, the Dext, has gone on sale exclusively through Orange. The touchscreen device features MOTOBLUR technology, software that automatically delivers and organises contacts from multiple places onto the phone's home screen, enabling users to combine...

  • Windows Mobile 6.5 smartphones ready for launch Windows Mobile 6.5 smartphones ready for launch

    The first smartphones using Windows Mobile 6.5 go on sale today, marking Microsoft's latest move to compete directly with both the Apple iPhone and Google Android devices. According to the software giant, the latest Windows operating system offers customers an easy-to-use interface, improved w...

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  • New Flash software for smartphones on its way New Flash software for smartphones on its way

    Smartphone owners will soon be able to avail of Flash software for their mobile devices, enabling them to view online video as effectively as they can on a desktop computer. Previously, smartphones have used Flash Light, a stripped-down version of the software, because of their limited processing a...

  • Preorder HTC Tattoo on Vodafone website now Preorder HTC Tattoo on Vodafone website now

    Vodafone has unveiled details on pricing and the specific availability of the HTC Tattoo smartphone. The carrier, which is the first in the UK to offer the device, says the Android smartphone is available for preorder now and will begin shipping next Thursday (8th October). With a 3.2-inch resisti...