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Hey, do you know what your Bizarro name is? Because these guys certainly do. Tune in to hear what happens when bloggers stop sleeping, and also what happens when a shoe company makes a cell phone. Hosts: Chris Ziegler, Sean CooperSpecial Guest: Joshua TopolskyProducer: Trent WolbeMusic: Daestro -...

February 17th 2010 at 2:55pm 0 Comments
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At first glance, Bug Labs' latest creation actually seems like a bit of a downgrade from the version it replaces -- it loses the onboard LCD display and a handful of buttons, after all -- but we sat down with CEO Peter Semmelhack today on the hustling, bustling floor of MWC to get the straight dope...

February 17th 2010 at 12:38pm 0 Comments
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Microsoft just planted a massive flag in the ground with the debut of Windows Phone 7 Series. The company's new mobile operating system is a radical and potent departure from the past, and there's a lot to take in -- so we've gathered together all our knowledge and impressions of the device so far...

February 17th 2010 at 11:02am 0 Comments
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Acer took MWC rather seriously this year with no fewer than five phone intros to its name spanning the range from Android to Windows Mobile 6.5.3, so we went ahead and put our hands on all of them today. Starting at the bottom of the range, the lowly beTouch E110 is obviously designed to compete he...

February 17th 2010 at 8:52am 0 Comments
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We came, we saw, and we're still scratching our heads over what Opera is up to with its Mobile World Congress demonstration of its Opera Mini browser running on the iPhone 3GS. But before we get into that, let's talk performance: it's fast. Opera Mini is very, very fast on the iPhone. Loading the Ne...

February 17th 2010 at 8:01am 0 Comments
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Despite being launched at Mobile World Congress, VoxOx has yet to make a mobile version of its Universal Translator. That said, the desktop version is still quite useful for those with Windows or OS X-based rigs who attempt to communicate with friends -- particularly with friends who speak a differ...

February 17th 2010 at 6:33am 0 Comments
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Chalk one up for Sagem and Puma who apparently just want a cell to be fun -- and somehow, we're right there with them. The obviously-named Puma Phone launched today, and for a pretty basic handset, it was drawing some reasonably large crowds at the booth. That might be thanks to some of the silly s...

February 17th 2010 at 12:53am 0 Comments
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What, you thought Home was the only project in the pipeline for these guys? The mobile UI experts at Sweden's TAT are in the house at MWC this week showing off a couple other nifty developments that are keeping them busy these days: a dual-screen UI concept utilizing TI's next-gen hardware, and an...

February 16th 2010 at 10:46pm 0 Comments
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We're not sure what to think of this one, but it would be remiss of us not to pass it along to you. On one hand, pics like this can be faked pretty easily these days. Yet again, the tipster seemed pretty convincing: he used the term "datassette" like he knew what he was talking about. We'll let you...

February 16th 2010 at 2:54pm 0 Comments
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We got a few minutes today to check out the latest build on Notion Ink's Adam prototype that we first saw back at CES. Like we heard a week or so ago, there will indeed be two versions of the Adam -- one which will be 12.9 mm thick and boast the Pixel Qi 3Qi e-paper screen, and another, thinner, no...

February 16th 2010 at 1:09pm 0 Comments