Dialed In 82: LG, Sony Ericsson kick off summer of cell phones

In this week's Dialed In, CNET's cell phone editors discuss the latest phones from LG and Sony Ericsson and give you a preview of what's to come at WWDC.

June is here and, as expected, the flood of cell phone and smartphone news has already begun. LG and Sony Ericsson kick it off with a handful of new phones and GreatCall releases a new Jitterbug model. Plus, we give a preview of what we might see at WWDC 2009, and oh yeah, there's a little thing called the Palm Pre being released on Saturday. Get all the info here on Dialed In Episode 82.


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Rumor of the week
WWDC preview

News
Verizon releases LG enV3, enV Touch, Glance
Sony Ericsson W995a attractive, functional
Sony Ericsson makes Idou official; announces Yari and Aino phones
GreatCall unleashes the Jitterbug J
LG GD900 Crystal: A touch-screen phone you can see through
Boost Gets Moto Clutch
T-Mobile goes retro with Samsung T239
T-Mobile: New Android device in early summer
Verizon to roll out BlackBerry Storm update
Verizon: Expect Palm Pre, BlackBerry Storm 2 within six months
Sprint has Palm Pre exclusive through 2009

Reviews
Google Ion (HTC Magic)
Sony Ericsson W995a
Samsung SGH-T349
Samsung Jitterbug J
Nokia E75

Upcoming reviews
Motorola Hint
Samsung JetSet
Motorola Clutch
Samsung SGH-A177
LG enV3
LG enV Touch
LG Neon
Samsung Gloss
RIM BlackBerry Curve 8900 (AT&T)

About the author

Bonnie Cha was a former chief correspondent for CNET Crave, covering every kind of tech toy imaginable (with a special obsession for robots and Star Wars-related stuff). When she's not scoping out stories, you can find her checking out live music or surfing in the chilly waters of Northern California.

 

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