Microsoft recovers 'most, if not all' Sidekick customer data
Guess that means you won't be getting $100 from T-Mobile for losing your Tetris high scores after all. (See also: First Sidekick class-action lawsuits predictably get underway)
Motorola CLIQ review
It's a gamble of the highest order, but it's also a gamble Motorola's painfully aware that it needs to take. So does the CLIQ pave the way to a New Motorola, or did the RAZR's checkered legacy ultimately dig a hole too deep to escape?

Nokia posts $834 million quarterly loss, smartphone share down to 35%
Well, it's a good thing Nokia's branching out into untapped markets like single-core Atom-based netbooks.
Other news of import

Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen Blu-ray debuts October 20
Check out one of the special features now!

Giant Android eclair delivered to Google by even bigger nerds
Don't get too excited, last we heard Eclair wouldn't arrive until Q2 2010.

Engadget Japan meetup wrap-up and farewell Japan!