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  • Verizon: Droid becomes a family, other handsets coming
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    Verizon: Droid becomes a family, other handsets coming

    By 28 October 2009

    Verizon has confirmed that the Droid name will become a family of handsets with multiple phones from different manufactures, rather than just the single offering from Motorola. The news, clarifies rumours on the Internet that the Verizon Motorola...

  • Droid by Motorola
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    Droid by Motorola

    By 28 October 2009

    Further to the news we brought you of Verizon's official unveiling of the Droid by Motorola, we now have a hands-on gallery of real-life pics to share with you, straight from its New York debut. The slim QWERTY slider will be the first Android 2.0 device...

  • VIDEO: Verizon intros the Motorola Droid on film
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    VIDEO: Verizon intros the Motorola Droid on film

    By 28 October 2009

    ...3G, QWERTY keyboard, multi-tasking abilities, a 5-megapixel camera with video, voice-activated search, 3.7-inch high res widescreen, touchscreen display, Android 2.0, Google Maps Navigation, Wi-Fi, aGPS, Android Market, customisable homescreens, accelerometer,...

  • Verizon officially announces Motorola Droid
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    Verizon officially announces Motorola Droid

    By 28 October 2009

    Verizon has officially announced the teased and leaked Motorola Droid - or as it's officially dubbed "Droid by Motorola" - in the US with a launch date in early November and a $200 price tag to those happy to sign away 2 years of their mobile life. And...

  • VIDEO: Apple fanboy hits back with "iDon't care" clip
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    VIDEO: Apple fanboy hits back with "iDon't care" clip

    By 28 October 2009

    An Apple fanboy has hit back at Verizon's Droid Does teaser campaign, created to promote the soon to be officially revealed Motorola Droid handset by bashing the iPhone, with a home-made 'iDon't care" response. The video, that's currently racked up over...

  • Verizon confirms BlackBerry Storm 2
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    Verizon confirms BlackBerry Storm 2

    By 27 October 2009

    Verizon has finally confirmed that it will be offering the BlackBerry Storm 2 handset from Wednesday 28 October in the US. The handset, which is the follow on from the original BlackBerry Storm that launched in 2008, will cost $179.99 after a $100...

  • Droid becomes product range, not just a handset
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    Droid becomes product range, not just a handset

    By 26 October 2009

    It seems like the Droid isn't just a phone from Motorola - it's a label that's going to be applied to a whole army of Android-powered handsets from the American cellphone network. Engadget Mobile is reporting that many phones will get the badge, including...

  • DROID by Motorola officially outed...
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    DROID by Motorola officially outed...

    By 23 October 2009

    So much for a teaser campaign, Motorola has just gone live with full details of its yet unannounced handset the Droid thanks to a slip up from the website team. The microsite, which has since been pulled, offered, albeit briefly, a plethora of details...

  • Verizon confirms it will offer the Palm Pre
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    Verizon confirms it will offer the Palm Pre

    By 19 October 2009

    It's been revealed that the Palm Pre is to be offered via an alternative mobile phone operator in the States, ending Sprint's current exclusive on the handset. Perhaps suggesting a similar move may take place here in the UK, where O2 has only just launched...

  • VIDEO: Verizon teases with "Droid does" anti-iPhone ad
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    VIDEO: Verizon teases with "Droid does" anti-iPhone ad

    By 19 October 2009

    Motorola's leaked Droid, a new Android-based handset, is getting very close to launch as Verizon - the mobile phone operator in the States that will offer the device - has begun a teaser campaign. "All the things your phone doesn't do, Droid Does", states...

  • Motorola Droid leaked in more detail
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    Motorola Droid leaked in more detail

    By 19 October 2009

    After months of rumours, some specific info - and images - of the Motorola Droid have been leaked online by US blog Boy Genius Report. The new phone, due to launch on the Verizon network in the States, appears to be Motorola's high-end attack on the Android...

  • VIDEO: HELLOMOTODROID teaser
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    VIDEO: HELLOMOTODROID teaser

    By 16 October 2009

    It seems as if Motorola is going all out with the robot theme for its new, and as-yet unannounced, Android phone the Motorola Droid. Previously leaked under its production name of Sholes, the new gPhone is a QWERTY effort due to the Verizon Wireless network...

  • BlackBerry Storm 2 to launch on Verizon this week
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    BlackBerry Storm 2 to launch on Verizon this week

    By 14 October 2009

    The BlackBerry Storm 2 will launch on Verizon wireless in the States some time this week, reports The New York Times. This latest news, still as-yet unconfirmed by BlackBerry maker RIM, follows the recent news Pocket-lint brought you that Carphone Warehouse...

  • Verizon slams competitor's 3G coverage
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    Verizon slams competitor's 3G coverage

    By 7 October 2009

    When it's not busy announcing that it will be launching a range of handsets with the Google Android OS on them, Verizon, the US mobile operator is busy slamming the competition. In a new advertising campaign launched on Monday in the US, the carrier shows...

  • Verizon to offer Android; CEOs leak new phones
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    Verizon to offer Android; CEOs leak new phones

    By 7 October 2009

    US mobile phone carrier Verizon is the latest company to announce that it is hopping into bed with Google to develop a range of Android powered handsets. The news, announced on Tuesday, comes as Microsoft launches its Windows Phone, or Windows Mobile...

  • Nokia 2705 Shade offered with or without camera
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    Nokia 2705 Shade offered with or without camera

    By 2 October 2009

    Nokia has announced the launch of the new Nokia 2705 Shade on Verizon Wireless in the US. The 2705 Shade is described as a compact flip phone with "a large display on one of the smallest devices available at Verizon Wireless". The handset is due to be...

  • HTC Imagio launches on Verizon
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    HTC Imagio launches on Verizon

    By 1 October 2009

    In the States Verizon Wireless has announced the launch of its first Windows Mobile 6.5 device, the HTC Imagio. Available from 6 October, the Imagio will be among the first of the Windows Mobile 6.5 handsets to market although it will still get HTC's...

  • Nokia 7705 Twist mobile phone
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    Nokia 7705 Twist mobile phone

    By 23 September 2009

    Nokia's Twist has hit America on the Verizon network and we were on hand to poke that curious hole. As our pictures show the Nokia 7705 Twist (to give it its full name) comes with a hole ready to poke your pencil through or just add to your key chain....

  • iRex DR800SG ebook reader
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    iRex DR800SG ebook reader

    By 23 September 2009

    iRex has entered the consumer ebook reader space with the launch of the DR800SG and Pocket-lint was hands on at the New York launch to give it a quick glance over to grab some photos. The device sports an 8-inch screen, 3G connectivity for downloading...

  • iRex DR800SG, how does it compare to the other ebook readers?
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    iRex DR800SG, how does it compare to the other ebook readers?

    By 23 September 2009

    iRex is the latest player to enter the ebook market with the launch of the iRex DR800SG, but how does it compare to the other main competitors on the market? In an attempt to boast an open approach and show you how it fairs against the other digital readers,...

  • 8.1-inch iRex DR800SG ebook reader officially announced
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    8.1-inch iRex DR800SG ebook reader officially announced

    By 23 September 2009

    A new ebook reader has hit the American market as iRex Technologies has officially announced the launch of its 8.1-inch DR800SG - a direct rival to Amazon's Kindles and Sony's Readers. With a pen-based touchscreen and 3G wireless capabilities for OTA...

  • iRex DR800SG ebook reader launching in the US
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    iRex DR800SG ebook reader launching in the US

    By 23 September 2009

    American consumers are about to get a new ebook reader thrown into the mix, with the news that iRex Technologies is to launch a new model into the US market. Competing with the Amazon Kindle, as well as Sony's Reader range, the iRex DR800SG offers 3G...

  • Nokia 7705 Twist launches
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    Nokia 7705 Twist launches

    By 11 September 2009

    It's been a while since Nokia has chucked out anything oddball, so it's nice to see the arrival of the Nokia 7705 Twist, which has an unusual square shape and swivel design. Launching in the States on the Verizon network, it's a messenger phone with a...

  • Samsung Rogue, Intensity announced for Verizon
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    Samsung Rogue, Intensity announced for Verizon

    By 8 September 2009

    Two new messenging phones have been announced for Verizon Wireless from Samsung, with the launch of the Rogue and the Intensity. We're not overwhelmed with data on the handsets but then neither look particularly overwhelming with the most exciting thing...

  • HTC Ozone mobile phone
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    HTC Ozone mobile phone

    By 28 July 2009

    While T-Mobile has the Dash, Sprint has the Snap, Verizon has the Ozone and we've got a gallery of pics of the new device up close and personal. Roughly the same size as the BlackBerry Bold, but a bit smaller all round, the new phone clearly hopes to...