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If Nokia's X7 entertainment handset overwhelms you with a fluttery sensation, then you may consider grabbing one on pre-order, where it retails in Germany and Portugal for €459 and €489 respectively. Meanwhile, if the X7's 4-inch, 640 x 360 display has you begging for greater pixel dens...

May 13th 2011 at 3:06am 0 Comments
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The European Union has been trying to put a tight lid on roaming charges between its member nations for some time (just imagine if you paid roaming fees on interstate travel, Americans!), but it's been slow going -- though there are new per-minute caps in place this year, the fact that the concept...

November 8th 2010 at 8:15pm 0 Comments
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26,000 people can't be wrong, right? That's the current tally of Leaf pre-orders that Nissan has collected from US and Japanese drivers excited by its all-electric hatchback. Yesterday, the car that's built to plug into the same wall outlet as your toaster held its official pan-European launch part...

October 26th 2010 at 7:00am 0 Comments
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The good news: Portugal is getting the iPhone 4 next week. On August 27, mobile provider Optimus will start selling the iPhone 4 (here's a Google-translated link for the Portuguese-impaired). The bad news: the price is going up by 70 euros, meaning Portuguese customers will pay more for the iPhone 4...

August 20th 2010 at 2:00am 0 Comments
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We doubt Bostonians appreciate being cast as obsolete, cheap, or chock-full of plastic -- but for whatever reason, Portuguese carrier Optimus has recently started offering Gigabyte's so-called Codfish as the Boston (not to say the name "Codfish" is any more accurate). The phone's actually not a bad...

July 5th 2010 at 4:32pm 0 Comments