Nokia N97

Nokia N97 reviewed at PhoneMag

Nokia N97 reviewed at PhoneMag

Over at our sibling site PhoneMag they've posted the full Nokia N97 review, and if you've been as eagerly-anticipating this smartphone as we have then you really need to read it.  On paper, the N97 ticks just about every box you could hope for, but when it comes to usability and overall polish it seems that Nokia may have dropped the ball.

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SlashGear Week in Review – Week 25 2009

SlashGear Week in Review – Week 25 2009

We've been singularly cellularly obsessed here at SlashGear over the past seven days, and it'll come as no surprise that the run-up to the iPhone 3G S has occupied much of our attention.  The new Apple smartphone may not look much different to its predecessor, but if our hands-on first impressions are anything to go by, Cupertino have done their best to make the user-experience as polished as the casing.  Still, it's not just shiny Apple hardware that's caught our eye this week; Novatel Wireless' GSM MiFi 2352 piqued our interest when we talked to the company themselves on Monday, and  then proceeded to impress us considerably in our full review.

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Nokia N97 Mini coming later in 2009?

Nokia N97 Mini coming later in 2009?

Chalk this one up under the "big rumor" heading for the moment, but a moderator at the Vodafone View forums has claimed that the carrier will be releasing a "Nokia N97 Mini" in Ireland later this year.  The phone is described as "competitively" priced, which the moderator suggests will "appeal to a wider segment of customers"; as such, the Nokia N97 will not be launched in Ireland.

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SlashGear Week in Review – Week 24 2009

SlashGear Week in Review – Week 24 2009

After Palm's big moment last weekend, Apple once again seized the headlines with their WWDC 2009 keynote on Monday morning.  We showed up to liveblog the whole announcement, expecting a new smartphone, and the company delivered in the shape of the iPhone 3G S - twice the speed, twice the storage, and the same styling as the iPhone 3G - together with a launch date for iPhone OS 3.0.  However, Apple weren't content with just that: they also brought along a new MacBook Pro range complete with integrated batteries; check out our video unboxing and first-impressions.

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