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    Peter Biddle Talks MeeGo and Intel AppUp

    Last week at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Judie Lipsett of Gear Diary and I sat down with Intel’s Peter Biddle, the General Manager of AppUp Products and Services to talk about AppUp and MeeGo. Intel was super busy at MWC talking about their latest mobile ventures which include everything from investing in technology to […]

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    MWC 2011 Android Pin Badges Make Their Way to eBay

    Sure, smartphones and tablets were all the rage at MWC and even the latest innovative apps. But what really stole the show were Android pin badges. A collection of 86 of these super adorable Android pins were released during MWC and each of the 86 featured a different personality. Yes, everywhere you turned you would […]

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    8 Devices Running MeeGo That Will Surprise You

    At MWC Intel made it very apparent that despite Nokia’s announcement about going with Windows Phone 7, they will still be aggressively pursuing the development of the open source MeeGo OS which will be complimented by their AppUp store. They showed off some tablets running MeeGo and said that these tablets will be available later […]

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    Our Top Picks for MWC 2011

    This year’s Mobile World Congress had a tremendous turn out for good reason. The world of mobility is exploding and it’s not going south anytime soon. Here is a list of some of the coolest things we spotted on the showfloor.

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    ViewSonic Debuts the V350, Yet Another Android Smartphone

    Back in the day when you heard the name ViewSonic, CRT monitors and then LCD monitors came to mind. I know I had one! However, as of late the company has branched out to eReaders and now a smartphone! Yep, the company has jumped into the deep smartphone waters and unleashed the ViewSonic V350.

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    Intel’s MeeGo Powered In-Vehicle Infotainment System is Two-Faced

    Yes, Intel’s Meego powered In-Vehicle Infotainment System of the future is suffering from multiple personality disorder, and that is absolutely a good thing for drivers and passengers alike. Intel is showing off this prototype device at MWC which is essentially an IVI unit for your car, except that it has the ability to simultaneously play […]

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    Vodafone’s Webbox Brings the Internet To Emerging Markets Through Television

    Vodafone announced today at MWC 2011 a new device with some fascinating tech that stands to change the way people in emerging markets access the Internet. It’s called the Webbox, and it brings the Internet into homes by connecting the device, a deceivingly simple QWERTY keyboard, to a television. We’re not talking about advanced, Internet […]

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    Hands On with the HTC Salsa and ChaCha Facebook Phones

    At MWC 2011 today, HTC revealed pretty much its entire 2011 line of smartphones and tablets, including the Salsa and ChaCha, a pair of low to medium-end smartphones with one big eye-catching gimmick: a dedicated Facebook button, actually on the case of the phone itself. The button does have a few tricks to it that […]

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    Hands On with the HTC Flyer Tablet

    We just got a hands-on with the HTC Flyer and we’re quite smitten. The device feels a bit heavy, but extremely well made and sleek to hold in your hand. The Flyer, from HTC, is one of many tablets being announced at MWC 2011 this year, and it’s certainly bringing some unique weapons to the […]

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    Hands On with the HTC Incredible S, Desire S and Wildfire S

    HTC was busy today at MWC 2011, announcing five new mobile devices hitting shelves before the end of Q2. Their major smartphones have been revealed to be the Incredible S, the Desire S and the Wildfire S, with the major reveal (kind of reveal, leaked specs from the past few months weren’t too far from […]

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    ooVoo Introduces Cross-Platform Video Chat

    You may or may not have heard of ooVoo at this point, but over the past couple of years it has been positioning itself to make a run at Skype’s video chat dominance. ooVoo took a big step toward accomplishing that today by announcing at MWC 2011 that it will have demonstrations of new upgrades […]

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    Epson ES1000 Tabletop Screen Eases the Burden of the Traveling Businesswoman

    At MWC 2011 today, Epson unveiled a new projection screen that should help lighten the loads of traveling businessmen and businesswomen everywhere. The ES1000 is a new tabletop projection screen that is designed specifically to be light, small and travel friendly, without skimping on quality. Early looks suggest that Epson has been successful. The ES1000 […]

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    Intivation and Umeox Harness the Power of the Sun, Create Solar-Powered Android Phone

    One trend continuing at MWC 2011, and hopefully beyond, is eco-friendly green tech, and there might not be a better example of it this year than Umeox’s Apollo Solar Android touch phone. It uses Intivation’s new Sunboost3 solar technology, a more efficient and practical product than previous iterations. Intivation isn’t new to the solar game, […]

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    Hands-on with Intel’s MeeGo Tablets

    Intel has stepped up and said that despite Nokia’s recent announcement to partner with Microsoft and Windows Phone 7, Intel will continue to aggressively develop the open source MeeGo OS with other partners. To that effect, they have released a set of MeeGo Tablet user development tools. But the exciting news here for us consumers […]

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    Stay Safe on the Road with the Anti Sleep Pilot App

    Now, more than ever, driving can be a more dangerous task than it should be. Everyone’s always mobile, on the road, and the one thing no one ever seems to get enough of is sleep. You should keep in mind, though, that 20% of all traffic accidents are related to driver fatigue. Also, here’s a […]

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    Intel Announcements at MWC 2011 Include Dual-SIMs, MeeGo Tablets and More

    No company was busier on Day 1 of MWC 2011 than Intel, which had big news regarding their mobile plans for the rest of the year and beyond. Much of the news centered around their advancements in LTE tech, the cloud, and their new MeeGo tablets, which should be hitting stores this year. Unsurprisingly, Intel […]

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    Hands-On with the Sony Ericsson Play, Neo, and Pro

    In a rare moment of specialization in the smartphone market, Sony Ericsson has announced at MWC 2011 three new high-end smartphones that will be hitting stores in Spring and Summer 2011: the Xperia Play, Xperia Neo, and Xperia Pro. The Xperia Neo is focused on bringing users the best possible multimedia experience, with cutting edge […]