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Samsung's Nexus S might be the phone that helps take the convex style mainstream, but it's hardly the first -- take Motorola's crazy UIQ-equipped Z8 and Z10 "banana phones," for example. Looks like Nokia had at one time planned to introduce a slick curved candybar to the market, too -- the so-calle...

December 31st 2010 at 6:52pm 0 Comments
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Now, we know what you're thinking: "this FCC filing is probably just for the preexisting Nokia 1616 that's already launched on T-Mobile UK." Actually, what you're really thinking is "I couldn't possibly care less what this is." Be that as it may, we have reason to believe that Espoo's ultra low-end...

December 30th 2010 at 4:59pm 0 Comments
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Nokia continued the precedent set by the X3-02 at Nokia World last week by rolling out the C3 Touch and Type, its second Series 40-based handset to make use of that pretty unusual touchscreen / numeric keypad combo. Unlike the X3-02, the new C3 variant features a more traditional keypad layout by d...

September 20th 2010 at 9:02pm 0 Comments
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When our favorite feature of a phone is that Uno is included in firmware, that should give you a pretty good idea of the kind of device we're talking about -- but regardless, the fact that the ZTE Agent sells for $69 commitment-free from MetroPCS makes it notable, we suppose. The candybar features a...

September 7th 2010 at 11:33am 0 Comments
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For all its luxurious sapphire crystal glass and genuine alligator skin, the TAG Heuer Meridiist has always struggled to keep up with the times -- but don't expect that two megapixel camera or 1.9-inch QVGA screen to change in the handset's latest iteration. No, the Merediist GMT's only new feature...

July 5th 2010 at 12:49pm 0 Comments
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If you thought the aging i290 was about ready for replacement, we've got some great news for you -- the updated i296 is upon us. It's an ultra-basic device by any measure, seeing how it lacks a camera, music player, and web access, but if you're just looking for a marginally stylish way to get your...

June 10th 2010 at 12:29pm 0 Comments