Motorola Q q9 renamed to MOTO Q 9h!

“For some unknown reason Motorola did change the name of Motorola Q q9 smartphone. At least the official site calls it MOTO Q 9h. The smartphone debuted at 3GSM Congress as Motorola Q q9. It works in GSM/GPRS/EDGE networks and supports HSDPA high speed data transfer standard. Powered by Windows Mobile 6 Standard OS the device comes with a QWERTY-keyboard, a 2-megapixel camera and Bluetooth 2.0 interface.On the face of it, the specs remained the same, the device got only renamed. Maybe the h stands for HSDPA? Nobody knows, and Motorola keeps it a mystery.” via

Nokia Announces Widget Support for Symbian S60!

Sp3220070418134139“Nokia now includes widget support for the S60. The Nokia S60 will be the first mobile software platform that allows the creation of widgets. With the widget support, users can enhance the Internet experience on a mobile by bringing a personal Web experience to their device. Widgets are lightweight Web applications that allow people to personalize Internet content and stay up to date with the things that matter to them. Widgets have been around on PCs for awhile, but with the Web Run-time Web application development environment creation of widgets and other web applications for mobile handsets are possible using standards including Ajax, JavaScript, CSS, and html. Web Run-Time and widget support will be available to Nokia S60 licensees with the S60 3rd Edition Feature Pack 2. Tools, documentation and a software developer kit for widget development available during the third quarter of 2007 via Forum Nokia.” Check it here: via

HTC Shift mobile computer sports Intel's new Ultra Mobile platform 2007!

“Up until today, HTC kept the heart and soul of the Shift under lock and key. Today, at the Intel Developer Forum, HTC announced that its new groundbreaking mobile computer, the HTC Shift, would feature Intel’s new Ultra Mobile Platform 2007.Intel Ultra Mobile platform 2007 is based on the Intel Pentium M architecture consisting of the Intel A110 processor, Intel 945GU Express chipset, and Intel ICH74 I/O controller hub. So what does all this mean to you as the owner of the Shift? Simply put, you’ll get a significantly longer battery life.I had a chance to test out the Shift at CTIA wireless, and must confess that it just rock. There are so many high-end features such as an innovative QWERTY-based keyboard layout, 3G connectivity (high-speed global connectivity with Tri-band UMTS/HSDPA), Quad-Band GSM/GPRS/EDGE, Bluetooth 2.0 and Wi-Fi.” via