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Hands-On With The JooJoo

12/8/2009
The JooJoo Web tablet has sure caused a stir with all of its issues with TechCrunch, but is the device good enough to overcome all this drama? I spent a little time talking with Fusion Garage CEO Chandra Rathakrishnan today going over the JooJoo and feel like it's an impressive product that may be hindered by its price. Hit the jump for deeper impressions and a demo video.

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Twitter Founder Wants To Pay With iPhone

12/1/2009
Jack Dorsey, the co-founder of that little thing called Twitter, is showing off his latest project, and Square is trying to turn iPhones into a mobile payment hub for merchants. It's a very interesting idea, but, like Twitter, I'm wondering how it's going to make real money.

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Thoughts On The Motorola Droid

11/20/2009
It's been a few weeks since the Motorola Droid crash-landed on Verizon Wireless, and I wanted to give it a good amount of real-life usage before I reviewed the handset. So, does the Droid live up to the hype, or is it another failed iPhone killer?

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Microsoft Expands App Store

11/17/2009
Windows Marketplace for Mobile is available for handsets running Windows Mobile 6.1 and 6.0, giving developers an audience of about 30 million devices.

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Motorola To Buy BitBand

11/16/2009
The deal would enable Motorola to build better set-top cable boxes and improve its video on-demand services and infrastructure. Terms were not disclosed.

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Thoughts On The BlackBerry Bold 9700

11/13/2009
I've been putting the latest top-of-the-line BlackBerry through the wringer, and it shouldn't be surprising that this is a rock-solid smartphone. But I did have a few minor and major concerns about our favorite messaging smartphone, and continue reading for a full review.

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Check Out The Xobni App For BlackBerry

11/11/2009
At the BlackBerry Developer Conference, I got a chance to sit down and talk with Xobni CEO Jeff Bonforte about the upcoming application for the BlackBerry platform. While it's still a few months away, the Xobni mobile app looks like an excellent way to easily manage thousands of contacts. Keep reading for some more details and a video demonstration.

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Sony Ericsson's Android Phone Coming Soon

10/27/2009
It looks like the Android Army is going to add another top-tier handset to its ranks, as Sony Ericsson is preparing to announce a new phone Nov. 3. All signs point to it being the latest version of its high-end Xperia line running the Google-backed operating system with a custom user interface.

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Nokia Delays N900 Smartphone

10/26/2009
Fans of Nokia's N900 will have to wait a bit longer to get their hands on the Maemo-powered smartphone because it will be delayed until sometime during November. While no one likes delays, this handset is powerful enough to look like it's worth the wait.

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Google Should Not Make Android Phones

10/20/2009
You've probably seen the reports that say Google is planning to release its own unlocked smartphone with the Android operating system. I don't buy it, and I also think it's foolish for Google to get into the handset business.

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