Walkie-talkies have been around for decades, and they haven't changed drastically in years. OnBeep, a company that launched a wearable push-to-talk device called Onyx today, wants to bridge the gap between clunky hand-held sets and smartphones.
Here's the first official shot of the 9700 (codenamed Onyx), T-Mobile's first 3G BlackBerry, which could arrive as early as November. T-Mobile says it'll support UMA Wi-Fi calling (as part of the carrier's HotSpot@Home service), visual voicemail, and corporate email.
If you're the kind of BlackBerry gadgetphile who loves product code names, please sit down, because that's what we have here. Three new cologne-sounding code names for BlackBerry products, coming soon: Onyx, Driftwood, Magnum.
Onyx Online, for the iPhone, is kind of like Xbox Live. Sort of. The ambitious service is the brainchild of Trism developer Steve Demeter, who hopes to add a slew of "social media" features to iPhone games, like leaderboards, achievements, forums, and the like. There's even a pissing contest feature, wherein…
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On November 19, exactly one month from today, you'll be able to purchase your own Nintendo Wii. That means you have exactly one month left to get the only Nintendo Wii controller with a screen—the Nintendo DS.
The Synaptics Mobile concept phone has a whole load of new technology inside, including touch-sensitive capacitors, touchscreen, GPS and a gesture interface.
In the US, on September 13th, the Nintendo DS Lite will be available in Black and Pink, officiallly known as Onyx and Coral. If you don't have one, you should get one. I play the DS Lite far more often than I play the Xbox. Here's a picture of the tough, manly, black one, since I know most other blogs are giving you…
The Onyx, a phone concept by Synapics, uses touch-sensitive technology to control the device via its horizontally oriented screen. Though touchs-sensitive control is nothing new in phones—they've been in Windows Mobile 5 phones for a while now—this one recognizes "not only points and taps but also shapes and complex…