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We only caught a brief early glimpse of ALP at 3GSM this year before they quickly snuck away all the gear, but PDAStreet claims that ALP has hit 1.0 in its dev cycle, and has screencaps and a lot of info we've been waiting for to make the case. First up, hardware: it should run on current generatio...

February 15th 2007 at 8:35pm 0 Comments
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Do you like your coverage of Barcelona's 3GSM conference heavy on flavor and light on fluff? May we kindly suggest, then, that you head on over to Engadget Mobile for a comprehensive roundup of one of the most exciting phone shows in recent memory? Go on! We'll wait here.

February 15th 2007 at 2:00pm 0 Comments
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It was a blast, but it's time to say goodbye to the land of El encierro, tapas, and QWERTY handsets with HSDPA. We came away with the impression that this was one of the most game-changing tradeshows for the mobile industry in recent memory; tri-band WCDMA is starting to become the rule rather than...

February 15th 2007 at 2:00pm 0 Comments
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We can't 100% guarantee this is for real, but Kosso over at NokLog snapped a pic at 3GSM this week of what appears to be a Samsung WiBro handset with a dedicated RSS button. Yeah, you read that right -- an RSS button. We're as crazy about this RSS stuff as you can get, but an entire button just for...

February 15th 2007 at 7:46am 0 Comments
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We can't 100% guarantee this is for real, but Kosso over at NokLog snapped a pic at 3GSM this week of what appears to be a Samsung WiBro handset with a dedicated RSS button. Yeah, you read that right -- an RSS button. We're as crazy about this RSS stuff as you can get, but an entire button just for...

February 15th 2007 at 7:46am 0 Comments
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It may not be 16GB, but Sandisk's new embeddable 8GB NAND flash drive is still pretty darn spacious as far as these things go, so much so that the company's deemed it necessary use an extra letter to fully express the drive's expansiveness. Dubbed the "iNAND," the drive is fully JEDEC-compliant (tha...

February 13th 2007 at 6:59pm 0 Comments
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Texas Instruments demonstrated its first processor to enable high definition (720p) playback on mobile phones yesterday at 3GSM World Congress. The OMAP3430, first announced last year, is the first in TI's series of OMAP 3 processors and also first to include support for the OpenGL ES 2.0 graphics s...

February 13th 2007 at 12:39pm 0 Comments
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Texas Instruments demonstrated its first processor to enable high definition (720p) playback on mobile phones yesterday at 3GSM World Congress. The OMAP3430, first announced last year, is the first in TI's series of OMAP 3 processors and also first to include support for the OpenGL ES 2.0 graphics s...

February 13th 2007 at 12:39pm 0 Comments
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Texas Instruments demonstrated its first processor to enable high definition (720p) playback on mobile phones yesterday at 3GSM World Congress. The OMAP3430, first announced last year, is the first in TI's series of OMAP 3 processors and also first to include support for the OpenGL ES 2.0 graphics s...

February 13th 2007 at 12:39pm 0 Comments
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While Athena was far from the worst product name we've come across, HTC seems to think they can do one better, using the 3GSM conference to officially rebrand the desirable device as the HTC Advantage. Apart the spiffy new moniker, however, the Windows Mobile-based device remains otherwise unchanged...

February 13th 2007 at 12:14pm 0 Comments
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While Athena was far from the worst product name we've come across, HTC seems to think they can do one better, using the 3GSM conference to officially rebrand the desirable device as the HTC Advantage. Apart the spiffy new moniker, however, the Windows Mobile-based device remains otherwise unchanged...

February 13th 2007 at 12:14pm 0 Comments
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Fujitsu has a "world's first" at 3GSM this week, with HSUPA UMTS 3G data built into one an upcoming LifeBook model. We're pretty sure we could get used to those 7.2Mbps downloads courtesy of HSDPA, and we naturally find the 1.4Mbps uploads that HSUPA brings to the table agreeable, and but unfortunat...

February 13th 2007 at 11:21am 0 Comments