Google Mobile Nexus One Smartphone Unveiled, But Still Not So “Open”

Another year and another new smartphone is unveiled. After so many leaks and speculation, the Google Nexus One mobile phone was officially announced yesterday… but you still cannot use it on any network you feel like! That is supposed to be the big selling point of the Nexus One. Ideally, you should be able to… Continue Reading …

Twitter Only Device Called Twitterpeek – Fact or Fiction?

*UPDATE: Twitterpeek now available here* As a “connected gadget guy” I had heard a few rumors that Peek (the company blissfully unaware that people generally do like BlackBerries, and I don’t much care that it’s on Oprah’s list – the future is smartphones and it isn’t slowing down anytime soon) was coming out with a… Continue Reading …

Truly universal phone charger approved

Cellphone chargers, like the one above (which is one of the best I have seen) that claim to be “universal” when in reality they are just “toolboxes” full of different tools, may become extinct soon! A new mobile phone charger that will work with any handset has been approved by the International Telecommunication Union ITU,… Continue Reading …

Microsoft Data Recovery For Sidekick T-mobile Users

Story so far: Users of T-Mobile’s Sidekick have been suffering through a major outage over the past several days that left many without access to the Web or their address books. Read more at CNET. Next turn of events: T-Mobile and Danger (the Microsoft-owned subsidiary that makes the Sidekick) has just announced that they’ve likely… Continue Reading …

WARNING iPhone Users: SMS Virus Alert

A security vulnerability is set to be exposed later this afternoon that potentially threatens every iPhone via an SMS message. Apple is yet to release a patch, and although leading security software vendors like Symantec and McAfee are both working on iPhone and Apple-related virus protection, nothing is yet available to protect you from the… Continue Reading …