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Samsung S8000 and M8000 handsets leaked

Samsung S8000 and M8000 handsets leaked

It looks like Samsung really meant it when they said they wanted to release oodles of touchscreen devices this year. Two more handsets have been leaked and though they look exactly the same, they do sport a couple of significant differences.

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Sanwa Throat Microphone makes you loud and clear

Sanwa Throat Microphone makes you loud and clear

Okay, so I have an iPhone and use the earbuds that came with it. The problem is that first, the earbuds constantly fall out of my ears and second, people I'm talking to often have trouble hearing me through the built-in mic. But you might just be able to remedy that problem with the Sanwa Throat Microphone.

This microphone wraps around your neck like some weird futuristic necklace. But it doesn't work by picking up the sound from your mouth. Rather, it works by picking up the vibrations as you speak at your throat. This transmits very clearly through the mic, making it easy for those you're talking with to hear you.

So, you might look a little weird, but at least it works pretty good. There's no information on when the Sanwa Throat Microphone will be available or how much it will cost yet, but we'll keep you posted.

[via Coolest Gadgets]

LG Arena KM900 passes through FCC; gets 3G

LG Arena KM900 passes through FCC; gets 3G

We've known about the LG KM900 Arena for awhile now but it's just now creeping its way into the U.S. market. Even if the big reveal was to be a secret, LG has made it apparent we're going to see this handset on U.S. soil due to a filing with the FCC.

The KM900 Arena will come with 3G support according to the FCC documents. In fact, the specifics are 850MHz and 1,900MHz WCDMA support. This means the phone will likely show up on AT&T, though that hasn't been confirmed or denyed.

At the moment, the only firmed features are WiFi access, but there's no indication previous information has been proven false, so you can expect a 5-megapixel camera, GPS and 8GB of storage on the Arena, plus microSDHC. We're taking a wait and see approach with this one, but with 3G on the docket, it's very likely this one will show up on AT&T soon.

[via Electronista]

Sprint takes a gamble with a $50 unlimited plan

Sprint takes a gamble with a $50 unlimited plan

We all know Sprint has taken a few big hits recently and needs more than good ideas to pull out of its slump. These days it is a rare find to get an unlimited wireless plan from a major name in the mobile phone industry. Sprint has just managed to change that by offing a new unlimited $50 wireless plan – via Boost Mobile.

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Obama “oPhone” for the most patriotic people, in Kenya!

Obama “oPhone” for the most patriotic people, in Kenya!

For those of you overly patriotic people who simply cannot show enough pride for you country and would like to have President Obama’s babies, they now have a phone for you. The only problem with this phone is that it is a very cheap handset that is available in Kenya.

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Coming to America: the Nokia E63

Coming to America: the Nokia E63

Nokia announced today that the E63 will be making it's way to our shores sometime within the next few weeks.  The E63 is a messaging device with a QWERTY keyboard and full HTML browser.

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Nokia readies a new touchscreen phone for China

Nokia readies a new touchscreen phone for China

It looks like China will be getting a new phone from Nokia, and an interesting looking one, at that.  Upon first glance, you might notice that the Nokia 6208c has a strange removable contraption that snaps in around the camera lens.  What is that, you ask?  Well, that's the stylus.

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The Neoi 906E claims to be the thinnest QWERTY phone

The Neoi 906E claims to be the thinnest QWERTY phone

The Neoi 906E is a very thin tri-band GSM / GPRS handset that sports a full QWERTY keyboard. Making claims to be the “thinnest QWERTY phone,” this handset certainly gets some attention be it negative or positive. Sometimes it’s just hard not to laugh when you take a look at a phone that is “different.”

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North Korea finally gets a 3G network

North Korea finally gets a 3G network

An Egyptian company launched a mobile 3G service in North Korea today after winning contracts to build the network in a country where private mobile phones and Internet access are banned. Orascom Telecom is investing $400 million in network infrastructure and license fees to make this network a reality.

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Car key prevents teenagers from using mobile phones while driving

Car key prevents teenagers from using mobile phones while driving

With all of the laws being passed regarding the use of cell phones in a motor vehicle, we are still swerving to miss the oblivious motorist next to us who simply cannot stop flapping his lips. Many parents are also worried that their inexperienced teenage drivers may also be distracted by their mobile phones.

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Japanese ATMs get cellular signal interference to prevent fraud

Japanese ATMs get cellular signal interference to prevent fraud

Japan has begun installing signal jammers at various ATMs in an effort to prevent the ongoing fraud problems. Back in October, Japan police made nationwide efforts to prevent citizens, especially senior citizens, from an outbreak of various telephone scams.

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LG develops LTE 4G chip

LG develops LTE 4G chip

According to an announcement made by LG this morning, the company has developed the very first LTE-standard 4G chip. This is a pretty big deal, considering how many people anticipate LTE to be the standard in the coming years.

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