A new game was released by NickelBuddy called “Marble Trap” for your BlackBerry models, specifically looking pretty sleek on the Storm as you can use it by swiping your fingers across the screen, or simply with the accelerometer. The object of the game is to roll your marble through the maze and avoid the traps. Purchase Marble Trap for $9.95 here. Check out the video here
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Nokia has filed a patent application with the US Patent and Trademark Office that shows a device with a display that swivels to make the screen size wider. From the diagram it looks like it’s a version of an E71 type Smartphone with a full QWERTY when closed. But in figure 22 it gets more interesting as the display swivels and becomes the actual size of the phone… making the display an estimated 114×57 mm!
No word on further details of this patent yet, but imagine watching all your video, movies or TV shows with a screen that size. Or Nokia could be taking on the previous RIM patent we saw a few moths ago that was a cross QWERTY keyboard touchscreen. Things are certainly getting interesting in the mobile space though… remember the flexible screen Samsung put on display at the recent FDP International Show in Japan.
Got a BlackBerry and want to keep up to date on the latest RIM news and info? You will want to make time to check out the new BlackBerry browser at BlackBerry.mobi then. This loads fast and simple to navigate around.
Here’s a cool iPhone app that’s still in beta version: Visual Dial.
This allows you to dial your favourite contacts from your iPhone’s home screen by simply creating a unique icon from any of your photos. The Visual Dial app is currently being reviewed by Apple and has a private beta of 50 people testing this out.
Until then, check out this video of what we can expect:
Viigo has now updated their Local Interest channel with latest information on local traffic such as teh TCC schedules, emergency services, transit, and get anything on Craigslist classifieds. More info here
Bouncing back after the $52 billion takeover bid was terminated, Bell announced they are reinstating its dividend at 36.5 cents per share quarterly to shareholders and said they will buy back about 40 million common shares. In addition, they wanted you to know they are a “re-energized company with a clear goal – to be recognized by customers as Canada’s leading communications company – and the customer-focused strategy and structure required to achieve it.”
George Cope, President and CEO of Bell and BCE said “Our enhanced operational performance in recent months confirms that Bell is competing as a cost-effective and customer-focused communications company.”
Skype 2.5 WinMo beta version is now available and works on all Smartphones and Pocket PC devices. You can “Make free Skype-to-Skype calls, send and receive instant messages” and download it to your phone or save it to your PC and transfer it to your Windows Mobile device. The new version has improved sound quality and better stability.
Now we can relax a bit , chill out… sit back and start enjoying the holiday season. If you are still pining for a BlackBerry Storm be sure to enter our contest to win ours. However, if you are looking for something else, possibly more rugged and fierce… Telus has some good news as the Motorla V750 has been set loose.
This is the flip phone that meets U.S. Military specifications 810F. What does that mean you ask? I did some research on the U.S. Army Developmental Test Command (DTC) website and here are all the conditions the V750 can handle:
Low Pressure (Altitude), High Temperature, Low Temperature, Temperature Shock, Contamination by Fluids, Solar Radiation (Sunshine), Rain, Humidity, Fungus, Salt Fog, Sand and Dust, Explosive Atmosphere, Immersion, Acceleration, Vibration, Acoustic Noise, Shock, Pyroshock, Acidic Atmosphere, Gunfire, Temperature, Humidity, Vibration, and Altitude, Icing/Freezing Rain, Ballistic Shock, Vibro-Acoustic/Temperature.
You can pick this up on a 3-year contract for $199.99, 2-year contract for $299.00, 1-year contract for $349.99 and outright for $399.99.
The V750 weights in at 111 grams, has a 2 megapixel camera that has video capabilities, your standard features such as Calendar, calculator, alarm clock, world clock, speakerphone and a 2.5 mm earphone jack and can hold up to 8GB for all your pics, music, videos. External display is 1.6 inches and Internal display is 2.2 inches with a resolution of 240×320.
More info here
This has got to be the best holiday deal to date so far. If you are looking for a good solid phone that can do the basics, plus is a texting dream you might want to consider the LG KEYBO… and while you’re at it get one for a buddy too!
Over at Best Buy they have created a crazy offer that is perfect for a family. When you purchase two Telus LG Keybo devices for $49.99 both on a 3-year year plan they will throw in a free Xbox 360! Think you can actually do all your shopping within 5 minutes if phones and game consoles are on your list of items to buy.
Just make sure you stick to your plan when you walk into the store… otherwise you will walkout with accessories for your phone and 20 games.
This is hilarious… a good chuckle and in true Virgin Mobile style they go all out.
Watch this video by Mrs. Claus as she rants about good old St. Nick himself!
The video is funny… but does it actually get you to buy a phone?