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Category: Mobile Tech

Bphone: Blackberry Mimics iPhone Ui

Bphone: Blackberry Mimics iPhone Ui
While many of the BlackBerry models out there are arguably more capable than Apple’s iPhone (i.e. GPS integration, not locked to AT&T, etc.), most would agree that the iPhone user interface is a bit more slick.

Space Invaders Sighted on Bluetooth Headset

Space Invaders Sighted on Bluetooth Headset
Bluetooth headsets are pretty much a dime a dozen these days. So it’s gotta be something pretty different that makes me even think of mentioning one here on Technabob. This recent addition to Jabra’s headset line allows you to customize the design by swapping out different custom covers.

What the iPhone Could have Looked Like

What the iPhone Could have Looked Like
Leave it to the cheap Chinese knock-off makers to produce this red headed stepchild of an iPod and a mobile phone. While it sort of looks like an iPod Classic, it slides open to reveal a phone.

IPhone $100 Early Adopter Credit Details Announced

IPhone $100 Early Adopter Credit Details Announced
Apple has finally revealed the details of how early iPhone purchasers can claim their $100 Apple Store credit. If you purchased your iPhone from Apple or AT&T prior to August 22nd, you just fill out an online form, go through a couple of simple validation steps, and you’ll have your credit in minutes.

Atree Um10 Portable: Please Define “Dictionary”

Atree Um10 Portable: Please Define “Dictionary”
Why is it that Korea seems to be getting all the coolest gadgets these days? They’re calling the Atree UM10 a pocket dictionary, but I see a whole lot more. Beside looking great, the UM10 is a very capable media player, which can deftly chew through MP4, WMV, MP3, WMA and OGG files with nary a complaint.

Ezvision Video Glasses: My Eyes-on Experience

Ezvision Video Glasses: My Eyes-on Experience
The folks over at ezGear were kind enough to send me a pair of their $299 ezVision Video Glasses to put them through their paces. The glasses are designed to produce the illusion of a big screen television, but are small enough carry around in your briefcase or purse.

Polk Audio I-Sonic Es2 Itunes Integrated HD Radio

Polk Audio I-Sonic Es2 Itunes Integrated HD Radio
The I-Sonic Entertainment System 2 is the latest iPod docking stereo from Polk Audio. The system offers room-filling sound and an HD Radio receiver with a special iTunes track purchase feature. Using a technology called “iTunes Tagging”, you can flag songs that you’ve heard on HD Radio broadcasts and queue them up for purchase via the iTunes store.

IPhone Early Adopters Get $100 Credit From Apple

IPhone Early Adopters Get $100 Credit From Apple
After the public relations nightmare that Apple created as a result of yesterday’s unexpected $200 iPhone price drop, it was only a matter of time before the company responded to public outcries. Well it’s not like getting $200 back in your pocket, but Apple has announced that they will provide a $100 credit to spend at the Apple Store if you purchased your iPhone prior to the price drop.

New Ipods, Wireless Itunes, iPhone Price Cut, Oh My

New Ipods, Wireless Itunes, iPhone Price Cut, Oh My
Well, Apple’s big media event just wrapped up a few minutes ago. There was a ton of new stuff revealed (although not many surprises). Here’s a quick summary of what Steve Jobs showed off during the morning’s festivities.

Pac-Man Mp3 Player Case Keeps Ghosts Away

Pac-Man Mp3 Player Case Keeps Ghosts Away
Pac-Man fans can now protect their media players while showing their retro gaming spirit. In place of the trademark iPod scroll wheel, the case features a large yellow version of the arcade icon. This clubNAMCO exclusive case actually looks pretty nice too.

Rocket Phone Blasts Off

Rocket Phone Blasts Off
Here’s a wacky mobile phone out of China that looks like it’s ready to lift off into orbit. The Shenzhou VII rocket phone conjures up images of 1950s science fiction with its orange spaceship design. While it is definitely different, the shape isn’t particularly practical.

IPod and Itunes to Go Wireless Soon?

IPod and Itunes to Go Wireless Soon?
The news of Apple’s upcoming September 5th press event has the world abuzz with rumors and speculation of what new goodies will be coming from the iPod folks. MacDailyNews claims that a reliable (single) source says that new iPods will be including Wi-Fi capabilities, and that Apple could possibly roll out their oft-rumored wireless iTunes store.

IPhone Accelerometer Hacked?

IPhone Accelerometer Hacked?
A hacker claims to have written custom software which directly accesses the accelerometer on Apple’s iPhone. He’s put together a brief video clip which shows off some really fun use of the motion-sensing capabilities. While I’m a bit skeptical that the video clip could be a fake, developer Erling Ellingsen does have a track record hacking motion-sensors and says he’ll be posting the source code soon.

Gamepark Gp2x F-200: Portable Gaming Gets Updated

Gamepark Gp2x F-200: Portable Gaming Gets Updated
If you ask die-hard gaming enthusiasts what portable console they think is best, you might think they’d all say the Nintendo DS or Sony PSP. But there’s a little portable that has a huge underground following because of its ability to run homebrew games and emulators.

Provia A1 Gps Navigator: Way Too Sexy for Itself

Provia A1 Gps Navigator: Way Too Sexy for Itself
Those of us in the States tend to think of GPS navigators as relatively utilitarian devices that help us find our way when we’re too afraid to ask for directions at the gas station. In Asia, GPS devices seem to be on the way to becoming much more.

Palm Centro Photo Leaked

Palm Centro Photo Leaked
Rumors about Palm’s latest mobile, the Centro have been floating around for a while, but the guys over at Gizmodo just got their grubby little hands on what appears to be the first real image of what the device will look like.