Category Archives: Phone Talk

Latest news about various phones in the market, new arrivals, reviews, & smart advice.

Garmin-Asus nüvifone A50

Garmin-Asus today announced the Garmin-Asus nüvifone A50, a touchscreen Android-powered smartphone with multiple location technologies and apps. It includes Garmin navigation with turn-by-turn, voice prompted directions for use in a car or while walking. Location features are designed into virtually every function including email, text messaging, and photos. The A50 has a 3.5-inch HVGA capacitive … Continue reading Garmin-Asus nüvifone A50

Gorillacam ? Camera App for iPhone

Joby, a company known for its Gorillapods flexible tripods, launched a new app for iPhone 3G/ 3GS that enhances the iPhone?s camera functionality. Gorillacam features self-timer (includes audible countdown notification), continuous rapid-fire (up to 1.6 photos per second), 3-shot burst (three quick photographs with one tap), grid overlay and bubble level. Auto-save lets you keep … Continue reading Gorillacam ? Camera App for iPhone

Palm Pixi – Fast, Intuitive Communication at Fingertips

Sprint today announced Nov. 15 as the first day of nationwide availability for Palm Pixi. It will cost $99.99 with a two-year service agreement, after a $50 instant rebate and $100 mail-in rebate. Running the Palm webOS mobile platform, Pixi comes with two ARM cores chipset, 600MHz applications processor, and a separate 400MHz modem processor, … Continue reading Palm Pixi – Fast, Intuitive Communication at Fingertips

IFA 2009: The Clarity of Sound by Harman

Biz-News.com interviewed Jurjen Amsterdam, Category Manager for Home Electronics for Harman International. He introduced to us Harman International and the brands under the umbrella of the company, a company that aims improve the listening experience of homes around the world.

Jurjen gave us a live demonstration on Harman-Kardon?s newest product; the AVR 760 High Quality AV Receiver. The system supports various Dolby formats such as the innovative Dolby Volume technology which automatically adjusts volume levels when you switch between sources and channels.

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Originally appeared on VoIP Biz-News.com on 18/09/2009

Interview with Rod Ullens, CEO and co-founder of Voxbone

In a nutshell Voxbone provides services for telephone numbers also called DID numbers. The provision of these numbers to communication service providers exists so any type of company can be a VoIP company, it could be a call conferencing company, or it can be a call center.

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Originally appeared on VoIP Biz-News.com on 18/09/2009

Motorola Introduces MOTOBLUR ? the New Vision of Android Phones


?Your entire social life now in a single streem!? ? announced Motorola at GigaOM?s Mobilize ?09 conference, unveiling the company?s first Android phone, ?the first phone with social skills?. But all that buzz was not much about the new device, it was more about the new innovative interface solution.

Developed by Motorola, MOTOBLUR is a solution that manages and integrates communications: it syncs contacts, posts, messages, photos, etc. – from sources such as Facebook, MySpace, Twitter, Gmail, e-mail – and automatically delivers it to live widgets on the home screen. There is no need to open and close different applications or menus.

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Originally appeared on Smartphone Biz-news.com on 15/09/2009

IFA 2009: The Magic Touch of Hero


Eric Matthes
, Channel Manager of HTC, was interviewed by Biz-News.com reporters at IFA 2009 in Berlin. He explains the innovativeness of the two company?s handsets ? Magic and Touch Diamond2 ? that have been nominated for Plus X Award.

Our reporters were also one of the first to see the HTC?s Tattoo, short of the release.

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Originally appeared on Smartphone Biz-news.com on 14/09/2009

IFA 2009: IDAPT Presents Universal Desktop Charger for All Devices


VIDEO INTERVIEW. At IFA 2009 in Berlin, Biz-News.com reporters interviewed Jacques Giribet, CEO & Founder of IDAPT.

He showed us the company’s star product ? a universal desktop charger that allows to charge several portable devices (such as mobile phones, MP3 players, digital cameras, PDA notebooks, GPS, Bluetooth devices, game consoles, etc.) at the same time, through a system of interchangeable tips. According to the company, it?s compatible with over 3000 devices.

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Originally appeared on Smartphone Biz-news.com on 10/09/2009

T-Mobile and Orange Merge to Create the UK’s Largest Mobile Carrier


Deutsche Telekom and France Telecom are planning to merge T-Mobile UK and Orange UK. The companies have entered into exclusive negotiations to combine T-Mobile and Orange in a new 50:50 joint venture company.

If the negotiations are successfully accomplished (the deal is expected to be completed by the end of October), the new joint venture will create the UK?s leading mobile operator. It will have a combined mobile customer base of around 28 million, representing approximately 37 percent of UK mobile subscribers.

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Originally appeared on Smartphone Biz-news.com on 08/09/2009

Skype for Asterisk Now Available


Digium, the Asterisk Company, and Skype announced the general availability of Skype for Asterisk.

Skype for Asterisk is an add-on channel driver for Asterisk-based PBX systems. The software is compatible with the free and open source Asterisk versions 1.4, 1.6 and AsteriskNOW, as well as the commercially licensed Asterisk Business Edition. It enables multiple concurrent Skype calls from a single Skype account, and supports both G.711 and G.729a calling.

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Originally appeared on VoIP Biz-News.com on 03/09/2009