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June 22, 2012  1:54 PM

Windows Phone 8 Announced



Posted by: Nathan Simon
android, Apple, iphone, microsoft, Windows Phone 7.5, Windows Phone 8, WP8, XDA

A couple days ago Windows announced Windows 8 Phone, with that, the new platform will be able to take advantage of new processors, and new resolutions, as well as removable storage...

I for one am intrigued, to have everything at my fingertips, more so for “Surface” to home PC, but...

March 7, 2012  1:47 AM

BlackBerry Fusion



Posted by: Nathan Simon
android, BES, BIS, BlackBerry, Fusion, iphone, Playbook, RIM

Haven't spoken about this in a while and I thought I would update everyone... Note that Fusion still doesn't support Universal Devices, like iPhone and Android. Although it is on its way!

BlackBerry Mobile Fusion features

BlackBerry® Device Service:...


October 24, 2011  11:47 AM

Toshiba’s new 2560 x 1600 Display



Posted by: Nathan Simon
Apple, Displays, iphone, Nexus, Samsung, Smartphones, tablets, toshiba

You see the title of this post and naturally you think, sure that's cool, that's where 50" TV resolutions are headed... you're wrong, Toshiba's released the specs on a 6.1" display that boasts ~500 ppi(pixels per inch) Here is a breakdown of world leaders in PPI.


August 25, 2011  12:30 AM

Steve Jobs Resigns as CEO of Apple Inc.



Posted by: Nathan Simon
Apple, Bill Gates, BlackBerry, Bold 9900, iphone, Mac Book Air, Mac Book Pro, microsoft, Steve Jobs, Windows

Well without reading anything in the press, nor have I even read what is below, I will say this, like Bill Gates, Steve steps down, he may not be actively running the company, but I am sure he will have plenty of input. I do not like Apple, I was forced to use an iPhone 4 for almost a year, thank...


August 11, 2011  2:09 AM

Facebook Messenger! SMS huh?



Posted by: Nathan Simon
bbm, Blackberry Messenger, Facebook Messenger, iphone, iPhone4, itunes, SMS, social networking

It all started way back when you could send an innocent 148 character SMS(or short message service). Now we blast into the 20th century and you have BBM(BlackBerry Messenger), millions of users and unlimited amount of characters and smiley faces until you were blue in the face.... Wait for...


July 14, 2011  2:53 AM

Blackberry Bold 9900 release is looming



Posted by: Nathan Simon
720p Video, augumented reality, BlackBerry 9900, BlackBerry Bold, Bold 9900, gps, HSPA+, iphone, magnetometer, RIM, Snapdragon Processor

I want this phone... I don't know why, I just do. I currently have an iPhone 4 and cannot stand it sometimes... I mean come on, let me have push mail without completely draining my battery by 2pm, I go out a lot, I need my phone to be working, not running around trying to find a stupid plug-in in...


March 22, 2011  6:00 PM

BlackBerry PlayBook Available for Pre-Order!



Posted by: Nathan Simon
Apple, BlackBerry, hdmi, iphone, Nettop, Playbook, RIM, WSVGA

If you like your BlackBerry, I mean if you love your BlackBerry and want to have the latest and greatest toy then you should get on the bandwagon and order now!

PlayBook has a 7″ 1024×600 WSVGA capacitive LCD touch screen, a 1 GHz dual-core CPU, 1 GB of RAM memory, a 1080p HDMI...


June 30, 2010  5:10 AM

Motorola Droid X – Could this be my next phone?



Posted by: Nathan Simon
720p, android 2.1, droid x, fwvga display, HD display, hdmi, iphone, iPhone 4, motorola, smartphone

Finally a phone that some people are saying might stand up to the mighty iPhone 4.... meet the Motorola Droid X and revel in its specifications! :)

* 4.3” FWVGA 854x480 screen * Android 2.1 * Either Motoblur or Ninjablur * Upgraded navigation bar * Separate HDMI dock * Light...


May 11, 2010  3:14 AM

Google Android surpasses iPhone in the US Q1



Posted by: Nathan Simon
Apple, bbm, BlackBerry, Blackberry Messenger, Google Android, iphone, os 4, RIM

Well i figured it was coming, Google Android is quickly climbing to be the number 1 selling smart phone in the US, in less than 6 months it has exceeded iPhone sales, and is moving fast to compete with RIM. They need an app that can emulate and interact with BlackBerry Messenger, then I would even...


April 30, 2010  11:06 PM

Android 2.2 to fully support Adobe Flash



Posted by: Nathan Simon
adobe, Adobe Flash, android, Andy Rubin, Apple, FroYo, google, iphone, microsoft, New York Times, Windows

Good for Google, embracing Adobe Flash is great for everyone, I'm sick of hearing about Apple and the fact that they just won't accept Flash onto their device. I hope that the Android picks up steam and take the iPhone out!

Android 2.2, code-named "FroYo," will fully support Adobe's...


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