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 Elena Malykhina

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Elena Malykhina began her career at The Wall Street Journal, and her writing has appeared in various news media outlets, including Scientific American, Newsday, and the Associated Press. For several years, she was the online editor at Brandweek and later Adweek, where she followed the world of advertising. Having earned the nickname of "gadget girl," she is excited to be writing about technology again for InformationWeek, where she worked in the past as an associate editor covering the mobile and wireless space. She now writes about the federal government and NASA’s space missions on occasion.
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posted in December 2007

BlackBerry Maker Proposes An Angular Keyboard For Mobile Devices

12/26/2007
Apple stole the show this year by introducing its touch-screen-only iPhone. But mobile innovation doesn't stop there. Many device makers are stepping up their game, including Research In Motion, which, according to a recent patent application filed with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, is proposing an angular keyboard for (what appears to be) future BlackBerry smartphones.

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Are Cell Phones Replacing Landlines?

12/21/2007
It's not uncommon for a household to bypass landline phones and use cell phones as the primary means of communication inside and outside the home. In fact, U.S. households are forecast to spend more on cell phone services than landline services this year.

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AT&T Disables Windows Live On Treo 750 Smartphones

12/20/2007
Palm earlier this month released a Windows Mobile 6 update for AT&T customers with Treo 750 smartphones. But it turns out that Treo 750 users are unable to utilize Windows Live. Instead, they're restricted to using AT&T's Xpress Mail and instant messaging, as one very unhappy AT&T customer pointed out.

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A Hack Turns iPhone's Still Camera Into Camcorder

12/14/2007
Many mobile phones currently on the market come with both a built-in camera and camcorder. I haven't been able to figure out why the iPhone doesn't. But reportedly there's a new hack that allows the iPhone's camera to capture video. Perhaps it's a preview of things to come?

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Nokia Goes Green

12/12/2007
Here's yet another example of how a tech company is "going green": The world's No. 1 phone maker, Nokia, has developed an Eco Sensor Concept that involves a wearable mobile phone and a sensing device that analyzes your health and surrounding environment.

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Motorola's Holiday Buzz, Er, Ring Fest

12/7/2007
As visions of ring tones dance in their heads, the lineup offers Moto Q smartphones with built-in HSDPA technology and worldwide capabilities, along with a slider phone that can stream live TV and Razr's that adjust volume in noisy rooms.

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