Nokia is not dead (yet?), but their phones are. The company's latest attempt to be popular again is the Nokia N1, an new Android tablet announced a few months back. The good news is Nokia delivered a very good tablet at a very competitive price. The bad news? We still don't know if it's coming to the US.
I look at the Soviet plans to go to the Moon and I wonder if they secretly contracted the Marx Brothers to design it. I guess it's easy to say that with hindsight—look at the Apollo program—but couldn't they really see that this was not a very smart option?
We're getting reports that some Nexus One owners have received an over-the-air Froyo update (Build FRF85B) through AT&T. Have any of you received yours? [Thanks, Steve!]
The Nexus One's hardware supports wireless N networks. The phone's software, well, sort of. But! Super-fast Wi-Fi may hit the Nexus one in the next Android update—and if you're feeling adventurous, you can have it sooner.
Belkin's latest N1 series router, the N1 Vision, isn't just hands-down the smokiest 802.11n draft 2.0 router we've seen—it tries to one-up everyone else with a built-in LCD screen that displays info ranging from a bandwidth speedometer to the number of neighbors leeching your internet. At $200, the sexiness doesn't…
When we first reported on Belkin's N1 802.11n pre-release router, we didn't know much. Know we know that's it's pretty cool and can pump out a steady HD video stream—plus a lot more—at a nice range and acceptable throughput.