Nokia just announced new model available at Q2/2009. Besides dual slider and 8MP goodness with dual LED and AutoFocus user interface stays pretty much the same. N86 will be Ovi-capable. Ovi Stor is an application store that blends media with social networking and location-based services, akin to Google’s Latitude application. Ovi already boasts partners such as Facebook, MySpace and game publisher Electronic Arts. [Source: eWeek]
One of the most expected premieres on MWC2009 was HTC’s Touch Pro 2. We did not like the naming but tilt mechanism is back. After the Touch Pro’s striking resemblance to Diamond (but with 1.8 times the thickness factor) we can say that this is the real successor to TyTN 2. As far as the specs go, nothing is realy changed compared to the newer HTC models: Procesor: Qualcomm® MSM7200A™,
Acer, the third largest vendor in the global PC market (source: Gartner data, 1H 2008) is introducing a new line of smartphones with a broad range of features and innovations. These first devices are mainly targeted at consumers who want to make use of excellent technology both for their personal and their professional needs. After the acquisition of Eten it has continued development of the former Glofiish line of products.
It seems that the Kanagawa Police Departement uses latest state of the art technology to fight crime. To try to catch a man who has stolen a car, they created a Mii – a Wii mugshot which suits the man’s description. It’s unknown whether they had any success with it, but at least it’s a good demonstration how multifunctional the Wii can be – in ways you’ve never expected it
We’ve heard a lot of rumors about upcoming HTC G2 Android powered PDA phone. It appears that Vodafone is among the first to get HTC Sapphire aka HTC Magic. As you can see, it is a lot sleeker looking than the G1 (HTC Dream) with impressive specs. Update: It is now official on HTC web site, the weight is 118.5 grams (4.18 ounces). Check the product tour as well.
Microsoft has just announced the new version of Windows Mobile OS. Besides new icon grouping (hexagonal style) mobile Internet Explorer is finaly usable. Microsoft added the zoom tool, finger-friendly navigation and intuitive menus. Today screen has changed as well with textual links to commonly used applications. Youtube: Microsoft Windows Mobile 6.5 on HTC Touch HD
Chinese vendor Huawei has confirmed speculation by today unveiling its first Android-powered smartphone. The device which bears a very striking resemblance to Apple’s iPhone will be commercially available in the Q3 of this year.
HTC announced the new Touch Cruise II. One of many announcements in WMC 2009 will be packed with 256MB of RAM and 512MB of ROM memory, next gen navigation wheel and will come with a car kit and TomTom navigation software. HTC has added new special button linked to Footprints application, easy way to geotag your adventures. For more info check HTC official website
Beautiful yet capable, now with larger display, better resolution and camera. Well, you’ve noticed it, navi key is gone, and above function buttons now there is a zoom touch key. We must agree, that Diamond 2 would look better if it was all in black. Resolution has gone up from VGA to WVGA (480×800) and memory was upped a bit. Check the specs at the official site.