If you make Twitter part of your daily routine, like we do, you'll want to know which mobile app to use on Windows Phone 7.
Seesmic and Twitter are both currently available in the Windows Phone Marketplace, and we tried them out head-to-head on our Samsung Focus.
Twitter for Windows Phone 7
We previewed Twitter prior to the Windows Phone 7 launch, but loaded up the official app for this app faceoff. Twitter's app fits in well with the Windows 7 design aesthetic, and it has all the features for contact management, retweeting, and photo-attachments as you'd … Read more
After receiving the Froyo upgrade, some users noticed issues including the disappearance of the Android Market from the Droid X's list of available programs, a glitch that left those affected unable to download new applications. Unlike the BlackBerry App World software, the Android Market is built into the operating system--you can't download it separately from Google's Web site.
Disgruntled Droid X owners have spoken out in forums operated by Motorola and Google, in addition to other online outlets for enthusiasts, including CNET.
For now, Motorola, Google, and Verizon (the Droid X's U.S. carrier) providing neither a substantial technical explanation of the update problems, nor a specific fix for the Droid X. Motorola and Google have said they're cooperating on a fix.
A Google spokesperson told CNET today that "Motorola and Verizon are working with Google to resolve the issue and restore access to [the] Android Market on all affected devices." Motorola added that "any modifications in the upgrade plans for our products as a result of this will be communicated at a later date."
Google, however, didn't respond to our inquiry about what specifically unseated the Android Market, nor other details about the application storefront in relation to the Android source code.… Read more
The Android rumor mill kicked into overdrive last week with chatter of a Nexus One follow-up. According to the latest dish, Samsung will be making what's been unofficially dubbed the "Nexus Two."
The first signs of the handset came October 26 when City A.M. claimed there would be a new Google-branded device out in time for the holidays. Then, a few days later, AndroidAndMe reported what could be the hardware specifications of the phone. Today, however, Samsung denied that such a phone is coming. So, realistically, what are we to expect? … Read more
Sprint took a break from a string of Android announcements today by unveiling its new Samsung M360. The midrange flip phone is available today for free with a two-year service contract and a $50 mail-in rebate.
Like last year's Samsung M330, the M630 doesn't go out of its way to impress. On the outside it has a simple flip phone design in royal blue. The external display supports 65,000 colors and the internal display has 260,000 colors. We approve of the standard 3.5mm headset jack.
It features messaging, a personal organizer, a speakerphone, speaker-independent voice … Read more
AT&T is getting a new quick texting phone on November 7, one that Samsung is pushing hard as an eco phone. The Samsung Evergreen is built from 70 percent recycled post-consumer materials, and its packaging is made from 80 percent recycled post-consumer paper. The packaging uses soy ink, and in lieu of a paper manual, the Evergreen comes with a CD. Eco ringtones and wallpaper round out the theme.
As for the specs, the Evergreen is a 3G-capable phone that features a 2.4-inch display and a full slide-out QWERTY keyboard. There's also a 2-megapixel camera with … Read more
India has canceled a ban of BlackBerry services that was scheduled to occur at the end of October.
A press release from India's Ministry of Home Affairs on Friday confirmed the news, saying that discussions with RIM had led to an interim agreement under which BlackBerry Messenger services could continue. This agreement provides the Indian government with access to the lawful interception of data over the BlackBerry network, according to the ministry. Further, RIM has promised India that it would offer a final solution by January 31, to give the government continued access.
November 3 is going to be a busy day for T-Mobile. That's the day the carrier will launch the LG Optimus T and the Motorola Defy, and now, a third device called the T-Mobile Comet has been added to the mix.
The T-Mobile Comet is actually a rebranded version of the Huawei Ideos and will be offered as a prepaid option at $200 without contract. You can also get the Android 2.2 device on contract for just $10. Though more of a lower-end smartphone, it features a 528MHz processor, a 2.8-inch touch screen, a 3.2-megapixel camera, … Read more
As promised, Sprint and its partner Clearwire turned on 4G service in all five boroughs of New York City on Monday, as well as five other markets: Tampa, Fla., Trenton and New Brunswick, N.J., and Hartford and New Haven, Conn.
Now, owners of 4G devices, such as the HTC Evo 4G and Samsung Epic 4G, can take advantage of Clear's WiMax network, which promises average download speeds of 3Mbps to 6Mbps with bursts of up to 10Mbps. We just fired up the Samsung Epic 4G here in Midtown Manhattan and were able to connect to the network with … Read more
The official Sony Ericsson product blog posted an article today advising that X10, X10 Mini, and X10 Mini Pro handsets will begin receiving the Eclair update on Sunday evening. Initially, only phones in the Nordic countries will see the update, with other European countries getting 2.1 starting Monday, November 1. All other X10 phones, including those used in North America, will get their update by the end of November.
The much-rumored and quickly denied Facebook phone could finally be unveiled next week--or at least something new relating to using the social network on mobile devices.
Earlier today the company began sending out invites to members of the press for a mobile-focused event next Wednesday at its headquarters in Palo Alto, Calif.
Back in September, rumors began swirling that the company was working with device manufacturers on a Facebook-branded handset. A Facebook spokesperson quickly responded by saying that it was flat-out false, and that "building phones is just not what we do."