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Written By: James Rintamaki on April 24, 2011 89 Comments
Samsung Galaxy S 2 – In Depth Review

The Samsung Galaxy S 2 is Samsung’s latest android phone featuring an Eynos dual core processor, 4.3” Super AMOLED Plus screen, and 1080p 8.0mp rear camera all in an sleek and extremely light (4.1oz) package.   First off, thanks to Samsung for the opportunity to be a member of the Samsung Mob!lers group again, and to […]

Written By: James Rintamaki on June 20, 2010 3 Comments
Dell Streak Hands On Review

The Streak is the new big smartphone from Dell.  With a huge 5” screen and powered by Android, the Streak (currently only available on O2 UK) is a bit of an anomaly in the smartphone arena.  Why?  Because of it’s size – at roughly 6” x 3.1” x 0.4”,  it’s quite a bit larger than […]

Written By: James Rintamaki on June 11, 2010 51 Comments
How to unlock the Dell Streak using a RebelSim

Update — 1 July 2010: after a few days using this, and from other people’s reports, it looks like there are issues with the RebelSim II being able to receive/make calls while connected to 3G/HSDPA (as well as connecting to the network in general). However, tt appears to work alright if you keep the phone […]

Written By: James Rintamaki on April 29, 2009 3 Comments
Redfly C8 Mobile Companion Review

With all the netbook hype these days, and the fact that I’ve always wanted to try one, I decided to check out the Redfly C8 “mobile companion”.  The Redfly C8 is a niche product designed primarily for the business traveler looking for crazy battery life and basic word processing, email, and web access to compliment […]

Written By: James Rintamaki on June 25, 2008 17 Comments
HTC Touch Diamond – Actual Usage Review

Having the ATT Tilt now for a few months, I was getting a bit anxious for HTC’s new devices to come out and the other day I finally got one — the HTC Touch Diamond!   The HTC Diamond is among HTC’s newest lines of pocket pc phone devices (along with the Touch Pro coming out […]

Written By: James Rintamaki on March 6, 2008 No Comment

Finally, a FREE and working desktop app to sync your outlook calendar with your google calendar!  This is especially great news for windows mobile users (among any other applications that use an outlook calendar) cause now both gcal and outlook can sync up with your pda/phones!  Now, if only there is a way to trigger […]

Written By: James Rintamaki on January 9, 2008 3 Comments
WMWifiRouter, turn your wifi smartphone into a router

Just saw this posted on lifehacker, tried it out, and had to spread the word!  This freeware smartphone app will turn your wifi enabled smartphone into a wifi router (ad-hoc, aka: computer-to-computer) — in other words, you can take your windows mobile phone, and if you have a data plan and wifi, you can have […]

Written By: James Rintamaki on November 1, 2007 14 Comments

I can’t express how excited I am over LogMeIn’s release of Hamachi for Windows Mobile (download it here) — though it may have been out for a while, but I just found out today!  This opens so many doors for connecting your pda/phone to your hamachi network.  for those who don’t know, hamachi is a […]

Written By: James Rintamaki on October 31, 2007 2 Comments

(image from mdhenly5) Ah, finally, att / htc has released the windows mobile 6 rom for the cingular 8525! Download link from HTC:  http://www.america.htc.com/support/8525/software-downloads.html Direct link to the rom:  http://download.america.htc.com/RUU_… Discussions about the rom over at xda-developers.com:  http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=340987 I have yet to install it myself, (yay classes!), but will update this post once I do […]

Written By: James Rintamaki on October 14, 2007 3 Comments
Review – att Tilt (HTC / ATT 8925)

This is my review of the new att Tilt Phone (also known as the HTC 8925 / Kaiser / Tytn II, etc).   I impatiently waited a long time for this phone to come out with it’s bulit in gps, tilting screen, 3.0mp camera, and all the other features it shares with it’s older HTC Hermes […]

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