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New Android device: HTC Hero and HTC Sense impressions

The HTC Hero, which has been announced by HTC recently, is the first Android device which has the potential to be up to par with the newest Windows Mobile devices like the HTC Touch Diamond 2. Because this time HTC…

Iphone 3G S impressions

So Apple finally released their IPhone 3G S to the public. And it wasn’t the big bang as a lot of Apple fans hoped for. The new IPhone is not a revolution, but merely an evolution of the old versions….

BlackBerry news

Official BlackBerry Tour product page

Blackberry has released their official product page for the BlackBerry Tour. Well seems like it doesn’t have a touchscreen after all. Thats really bad, because i would have loved to see a BlackBerry device with this formfactor and a full…

HP WebOS HP WebOS news

Palm Pre review on engadget

Engadget published a very nice and informative in-depth review of the Palm Pre. They take a closer look at the hardware as well as the OS and the applications. The new webOS looks like a winner, and the touchscreen seems…

Windows Phone Windows Phone news

Opera Mobile 9.7 beta for Windows Mobile is out

The public beta of Opera Mobile 9.7 for windows mobile has been released. Check out the official Opera Mobile page for the download. I already installed the app the the first impression is not bad at all. Stay tuned for…

BlackBerry news

BlackBerry Storm 2 hands-on engadget

Seems like engadget got their hands on a blackberry storm 2 device. And to me the biggest news is, that BlackBerry got rid of their SurePress-Touchscreen and replaced it with a capacitive touchscreen. Thanks for that, i really hated the…

HP WebOS HP WebOS news

Palm Pre release date officially announced

Finally Palm announced the u.s. release date for the Palm Pre which is set at june 6th. Check out the official Palm blog. The price tag is at $199.99 (after rebate and service agreement) on sprint only. Without any contract/sim…

Miscellaneous Windows Phone Windows Phone news Windows Phone Software

Which Opera Mobile 9 build for Windows Mobile is the best?

After reviewing some browsers recently, i came across the Opera Mobile page a few times coincidently while surfing the net. My review of Opera Mobile 9.5 was based on an older extracted cab-file from a rom, so i thought that…

Miscellaneous Windows Phone Windows Phone news

Windows Mobile 6.5 preview

Today i’d like to share my impressions about the upcoming release of windows mobile 6.5. The first devices with wm 6.5 preinstalled should be available by the end of this year. OSNN.NET posted an interesting hands-on preview for windows mobile…

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The Palm Pre, hit or miss?

When palm showed of their new device on the consumer electronics show in january i was very impressed. After viewing the key notes and checking out all new features of the palm pre i could even imagine switching from windows…