We know Verizon's The V (formerly known as the VX9800) has its fair share of fans (and detractors), but we're hoping they nailed it on the second go with their rumored VX9900; though the image here may be craptastic, it definitely does look to be a bit of an improvement and even takes a few notes from the gone-but-not-forgotten Ixi Ogo. Oh, and supposedly that Chocolate flip U830 is pictured here as the VX8600, so it's all coming together.

Silicon Valley to become one ginormous WiFi hotspot