BlackBerry Storm Doesn't Need Wi-Fi or Tri-Band HSDPA Because Verizon…

Though the omission » 10/31/08 6:20am 10/31/08 6:20am of two all-but-standard smartphone features from BlackBerry's Storm is disappointing, it isn't totally inexplicable. BGR has confirmed through a "really top-level" Verizon source that the crippling was — surprise! — carried out at the behest of the wireless company. Few wireless providers are…

Motorola Q11 Smartphone Lacks 3G, Common Sense

We've known that the Motorola Q11 » 10/08/08 8:05pm 10/08/08 8:05pm (an update to the Q9) was in the works, but today Motorola made it officially known. Maybe I'm the you should listen to when it comes to this particular Windows Mobile line, but I don't even think Motorola cares about this baby. It does have the requisite Wi-Fi, GPS, microSD support…

Samsung's Armani 2 Night Effect Cellphone Forgets to Include Stylishness

Samsung's original Armani phone » 9/22/08 5:24am 9/22/08 5:24am was a tiny, touchscreen, haptic-feedback gizmo, and actually not bad looking at all: so I'm confused about the upcoming Armani 2 Night Effect. It's a plain candybar cellphone, emblazoned with large Emporio Armani emblems and it seems to have totally forgone attempts at simple…