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Here are some of today’s phone conversations I enjoyed reading or viewing on the web, along with some brief thoughts: iMovie supports 960 x 540 format (CNET) — Did you just do a double-take and say “Why is Kevin posting about iMovie in a phone post?” […] Read more »

Om’s Notebooks vs. Netbooks: Can You Tell the Difference? post sparked a healthy amount of debate when it went up Monday. Given how closely I’ve followed the burgeoning netbook sector since its birth, the discussion quickly caught my eye. Despite his observations as to how netbook […] Read more »

Here are some of today’s phone conversations I enjoyed reading or viewing on the web, along with some brief thoughts: Green ATM takes phone deposits (The Register) — I’ve traded in cell phones for cash in the past, but always through online and snail-mail methods. Nebraskans […] Read more »

The inadvertent loss of all data on the Sidekick servers and devices has certainly questioned the viability of storing important data on the web. The situation has generated some good discussion around the need for redundant data. I think reader Dave said it best in his […] Read more »

Welcome to our newest Monday feature — Android Ecosystem! With so many handsets arriving this quarter, it’s getting difficult to decide which is the “best” Android device out there. We’ve discussed this before, but it bears repeating that fragmentation of the Android market is oddly reminiscent […] Read more »

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In August, we saw a leaked ASUS product road map. Right on cue, ASUS appears to be prepping larger laptops with the guts of a netbook. Liliputing says that two models of the 1201 recently found their way to various web sites. Here’s a rundown of the reported specs […] Read more »

So instead of a relaxing weekend, Sidekick owners had a frustrating one. Saturday ended on a bang as the Sidekick servers lost all of the user data. That, in turn, translated into Sidekicks with little to no user data. Contacts? Gone. Appointments? Gone. Message history? Rewritten. […] Read more »

Adobe Photoshop.com hit the iPhone as a free install from the iTunes App Store today. The software (iTunes link) provides only the basics for editing, but ties into Adobe’s online service that I stumbled upon during my 60-day web challenge last summer. After editing photos on […] Read more »

As we were recording our podcast this morning, Matt Miller said that the HTC Hero has him thinking about a Sprint plan. The only problem is that Matt lives in an area with limited Sprint coverage. The carrier does have a roaming agreement with Verizon Wireless, […] Read more »

Nokia today announced creation of a Qt port to Maemo 5 that’s ready for technical preview. In January of 2008, Nokia bought Trolltech, the company behind Qt, to strategically own a cross-platform framework. It looks like that strategy is about to bear fruit. This isn’t the final […] Read more »

Here are some of today’s phone conversations I enjoyed reading or viewing on the web, along with some brief thoughts: Verizon Hanging up on iPhone? (Computerworld) — That’s the sentiment now that Google and Verizon are buddy-buddy after this week’s announcement. The thought is that it […] Read more »

Here are some of today’s phone conversations I enjoyed reading or viewing on the web, along with some brief thoughts: Dude, AT&T is getting Android! (CNET) — I’ve been wondering if and when AT&T would be joining the Android Army. Word is that the enlistment starts […] Read more »

UPDATED: I can’t believe CES is right around the corner. It’s another consumer electronics show when the global economy is anemic, so I anticipate that floor traffic will remain low. One item from the Consumer Electronics Association that I didn’t foresee could actually help the economy […] Read more »

Here are some of today’s phone conversations I enjoyed reading or viewing on the web, along with some brief thoughts: Samsung Intrepid world phone arrives on Sunday (Sprint) — With all of the focus on the software side of Windows Mobile 6.5 today, it was easy […] Read more »

Ask a netbook owner why he or she bought one of the small laptops and you’re sure to get a number of reasonable answers. However, the response likely won’t be, “For the killer graphics performance!” Intel’s GMA 950 core has been the bread-and-butter hardware solution for […] Read more »

It what might be a counter-punch to the Google and Verizon partnership today, AT&T has finally relented on it’s VoIP stance for iPhone users. Om shares this latest development and offers up a valid concern: how will AT&T’s network — already under fire for buckling under […] Read more »

Those engineers at Kohjinsha can’t be getting much sleep these days. First they out a dual display netbook and now they’re following it up with a mini-tablet UMPC. Pocketables caught up with the news out of CEATEC which shows a 4.8-inch Atom device running Windows XP. […] Read more »

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