BlackBerry 9500 Thunder Pictures Leaked

“That’s right folks an anonymous tipster has sent us shots of the highly anticipated BlackBerry Thunder. The Thunder also known as BlackBerry 9500 will feature a huge 360×480 touch display and will apparently run on OS 4.7. This device will be a great multimedia player and could bring CDMA carriers true iPhone competition. The Thunder will run a carrier music store which similar to the iPhone’s iTunes store and will allow users to purchase songs from their device. The display on the Thunder most likely will be a glass surface similar to the iPhone. The BlackBerry Thunder will also feature a portrait media player for watching movies and videos taken with the handset. Well that’s it for now…” via

Samsung releases the SGH i200 Windows Mobile Smartphone for Open Market

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Unveiled back in February already, Samsung today announced the open market availability of the SGH-i200 Windows Mobile 6.1 Standard smartphone.Featuring triband GSM/GPRS/EDGE at 900/1800/1900 MHz and singleband UMTS/HSDPA at 2100 MHz (up to 3.6 Mbps) as well as Bluetooth 2.0+EDR (including A2DP), the i200 unfortunately lacks WiFi and GPS. On the back the i200 sports a 2.0 megapixel camera with face detection technology and smile-shot functionality; while on the front it has an additional VGA camera for UMTS video telephony. The non-touchscreen measures 2.3″, supports QVGA resolution and includes a light-sensor.At a size of 116 x 50 x 11.8 mm, the smartphone weights – including the 1100 mAh battery – 102 gram only. According to Samsung, the device has a standby time up to 280 hours and a talk-time up to 3.3 hours.In addition to the typical Windows Mobile 6.1 Standard applications, the SGH-i200 includes Microsoft Office Mobile, Windows Live Messenger and ClearVueWithout a contract, the Samsung SGH-i200 is now available for 399 Euro.” via

DreamLife The Life Information Manager Review for Symbian UIQ3

“The need for a better Calendar application on UIQ 3 can be justified by the availability of 2 alternatives, namely AquaCalendar and Agendus. Both are highly capable applications and packed with features. However, the boys who brought us DreamConnect felt the holes were not quite filled yet. The problem with these third party calendar replacements is the design. Look at Agendus for UIQ 3, for example. It was ported from the UIQ 2 version with no effort from the developer to improve on the design and follow UIQ 3 design philosophy.
The DreamSpring Team, led by Malcolm Lithgow, now offers us DreamLife, a solution offering not only calendar and todo replacements, but contact management as well, in line with their philosophy in providing a complete solution for Life Information Management instead of Personal Information Management.” Read more here: