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BlackBerry Curve 8520 reviewed: okay for entry-level

BlackBerry Curve 8520 reviewed: okay for entry-level

A pre-production BlackBerry Curve 8520 has fallen into the esteemed hands of CrackBerry, and they've done the honorable thing and thoroughly reviewed it.  Intended as an entry-level handset, the EDGE-only Curve 8520 - aka the BlackBerry Gemini - isn't going to impress in the smartphone playground when it comes to features, but that doesn't stop it from being quietly competent when it comes to build and hand-feel.

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SmartQ 5 MID specs & photos emerge: just $132

SmartQ 5 MID specs & photos emerge: just $132

Further details on the Moses SmartQ 5 MID have emerged, together with live photos.  The 4.3-inch WVGA touchscreen mobile internet device - first spotted back in February - is now known to have a 667MHz ARM11 processor, 1GB of internal storage (of which 256MB is available to the user) and an SD slot for cards up to 32GB in size.  The SmartQ 5 is also compatible with EDGE USB modems, thanks to USB-host connectivity.

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Zer01 Mobile details emerge: multiple carrier agreements

Zer01 Mobile details emerge: multiple carrier agreements

Further details of Zer01 Mobile's VoIP service have emerged, suggesting that the carrier will not only use AT&T's network, as first reported, but has interconnect agreements with several US carriers.  The $69.99 monthly fee gets unlimited calling in the US and unlimited data; a further $10 per month adds unlimited international calls to 40 destinations.

 

Flash Coming to iPhone one way or another, says Adobe

Flash Coming to iPhone one way or another, says Adobe

Well, they may not have quite said it like that, but, they did say that they’ve taken a look at the iPhone SDK and they believe that they can use just the SDK to get Flash on the iPhone. Sure they’d much rather work directly with Apple on this matter and make sure Flash gets fully integrated, but they’ve more or less said that one way or the other, Flash will be built for the iPhone.

Acer “blue” live coverage in NYC

Acer “blue” live coverage in NYC

acer is announcing a new “notebook PC concept” in New York very shortly, and I’m delighted to tell you that SlashGear.com is bringing you the up to minute coverage. The press event is hosted by the BIG BOSS, acer’s very own president, Gianfranco Lanci. Stay tune for more info.

The theme of the event is “EXPLORE THE EDGES OF MOBILE COMPUTING.”

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