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Celio REDFLY Smartphone Dock gets video demo

Celio REDFLY Smartphone Dock gets video demo

It's been over a year since we heard talk of Celio's REDFLY Smartphone Dock, the compact box that would allow you to plug your phone into full-sized desktop peripherals, but it seems the company have been beavering away in the meantime.  Two videos have been quietly uploaded, showing off the latest REDFLY Smartphone Dock - codenamed Moab - in action, taking a BlackBerry Tour 9630 and making it usable with a VGA display and keyboard.

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Celio REDFLY C8N reviews: still niche, but better

Celio REDFLY C8N reviews: still niche, but better

Celio's REDFLY smartphone companion device seems destined to polarize opinion.  The first reviews of the newly announced C8N are popping up, and while many are still having trouble seeing how this brainless (in the nicest possible way) netbook-style terminal brings anything desirable to the table, those who actually spend some time using it do seem to warm to the concept. 

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Celio REDFLY C7 & C8N smartphone companions: 2nd time lucky?

Celio REDFLY C7 & C8N smartphone companions: 2nd time lucky?

It probably wouldn't be unfair to say that Celio's REDFLY hasn't exactly been the outlandish sales success the company was hoping for.  Intended as a companion device for your Windows Mobile smartphone, it has the form factor of a netbook but none of the independence: without the cellphone, the REDFLY does nothing.  Rather than roll over and quietly expire, however, Celio are back with two new products, the REDFLY C7 and C8N. 

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Celio add BlackBerry support to REDFLY smartphone companions

Celio add BlackBerry support to REDFLY smartphone companions

Celio are still attempting to carve out a niche for themselves in the "smartphone companion" segment, and to do that they've expanded support from Windows Mobile to BlackBerry handsets.  Select RIM smartphones can now link up to Celio's REDFLY netbook-style terminals, giving users a bigger display and larger keyboard for easier messaging, working and internet browsing.

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RIM BlackPad tablet a WiFi/Bluetooth “companion” device; could drop this year

RIM BlackPad tablet a WiFi/Bluetooth “companion” device; could drop this year

The BlackBerry tablet rumors continue, and it's looking more like a case of "when" RIM will out their touchscreen marvel rather than "if".  BGR's usual sources have come through with some information that seemingly corroborates what we heard last week; namely, that the tablet - codenamed BlackPad, we've heard before - will be a companion device rather than standalone product, which basically means no integrated 3G, only Bluetooth and WiFi.

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