The HTC HD Mini is to the HD2 what the iPhone Nano would be to the original iPhone. It's well-built and charmingly small, but its OS is too dated to ever enjoy very much.
Today Apple added some excellent features to its iPhone platform, so we were forced to update our smartphone beginner's guide chart. Here it is:
From what we've heard about the development process of Windows Phone 7, rumors about the OS predated its earliest seeds. How? The secret lies deep underground in Redmond, buried with a little project called Photon.
Windows Phone Series 7 is here, and it's like nothing we've seen from Microsoft—or anyone else—before. But how does it measure up? And where does every other smartphone OS stand?
The TG01 had it all on paper—an amazing screen, the first use of the super-fast Snapdragon processor, and a thin build not seen since before Nicole Richie started putting on the pounds. The TG02 will hopefully perform better.
Sorry to burst your warp bubble, bucko, but that text message you received the other day from a cellphone user in the year 2016 was just some stupid bug.
That's Microsoft UK executive Phil Moore speaking about the iPhone and his company's initial assclown reaction thereof. Better late than never, Phil! The first step is admitting you have a problem. Now you just have to... uh... fix it.
Samsung, stop doing this.
Moonlighting under the Touch.B name, more details on HTC's Rome handset have been unearthed in France, including some dishy photos which show the two-tone phone properly for the first time. My, the family resemblance is strong. UPDATE
Sure, the LG Expo is the first 1GHz phone in the US, but what really matters is that it has an optional pico projector you can slap onto the back with an 8-foot projection distance.
QWERTY is pretty much the king of smartphone text input. But there's a new challenger on the horizon. It's called Swype, it works with one-hand input and, yeah, it is pretty fast.
Let's just get this out of the way: in terms of hardware, the Touch HD2 is the nicest phone in the world. It's ostentatiously huge and amazingly slim; it's business-savvy and utterly pornographic. But hardware like this deserves better. UPDATED
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