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Year: 2009

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Review: Motorola Milestone (Droid) Android 2.0

Many Android smartphone owners are still eagerly awaiting their Android 2.0 updates, and for some carriers it’s uncertain if there will be ever any Android 2.0 update at all. So at the moment there are only two options to get…

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Review: Motorola Milestone (Droid) hardware impressions

Android is really picking up speed in the last quarter of 2009. We have seen some new Android devices during the whole year, but the Motorola Droid aka Milestone marked the arrival of a new Motorola flagship as well as…

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Review: Seesmic (Twitter app) for Android

On Windows Mobile the definitive Twitter app for me was PocketTwit. Although there were many different Twitter clients available on Windows Mobile, none of them could match the functionality and the user interface of PocketTwit. But on Android i still…

Review: Palm Pre WebOS

My Palm Pre hardware review made it clear, that while the Palm Pre is a nice device it’s not groundbreaking on the hardware-specs front. The real unique selling point is the new WebOS, which aims for a fingerfriendly and innovative…

Review: Palm Pre – Hardware impressions

Not too long ago Palm was seen as a company which had a great past record, but no future. They just couldn’t keep the competitive edge, and therefore lost consumer trust and their marketshare year after year while other players…

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A longterm Windows Mobile user switching to Android – Part 5: HTC Sense widgets review

A lot of hype was generated about the HTC Sense widgets when they were shown off the first time. But as soon as the first reviews of the HTC Hero started to emerge, we could hear voices complaining about the…

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A longterm Windows Mobile user switching to Android – Part 4: HTC Sense review

I have written a lot about the HTC Hero hardware in the past parts of my review series, now it’s time to go into the details of HTCs custom made User Interface for Android called HTC Sense. When HTC announced…

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A longterm Windows Mobile user switching to Android – Part 3: HTC Hero size comparison picture gallery

As announced i uploaded some HTC Hero comparison screenshots with a Tmobile G1 and an HTC Touch Diamond. It’s no surprise that the HTC Hero is slimmer than the G1, since it sports no hardware keyboard. One thing i noticed…

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A longterm Windows Mobile user switching to Android – Part 2: Review HTC Hero Hardware

Well it took a little more time than i originally planned for part 2 of my review series, because i have been quite busy at work with some new projects. Now i have finally found the time to start off…

A longterm Windows Mobile user switching to Android (HTC Hero) – Part 1

We have to admit that Windows Mobile has stalled for the past few years. There were no groundbreaking changes from Windows Mobile SE 2003 up to Windows Mobile 6.1, and Microsoft has finally spoken out about this issue. Even after…