HTC First Quarter 2009 Earnings Falls 30 Percent On Delayed Shipments

“Taiwanese smartphone maker HTC reported a 30 percent drop in first quarter earnings, as the economic crisis continued to take its toll on mobile phone sales. In a statement today, HTC, best known as the phone manufacturer behind the G1, the first Android phone, said its self-assessed net profit for the three months ended March 31, was NT$4.89 billion ($148 million), down from NT$6.94 billion ($210 million) a year earlier. Still, the earnings were ahead of a Reuters poll of 10 analysts, which had forecast NT$4.64 billion ($140 million). Revenues were down 3.4 percent to NT$31.59 billion ($954 million) in Q1 from NT$32.70 billion ($988 million) a year earlier, missing the company’s forecast in February of sales of NT$33 billion ($997 million). HTC blamed the missed target—which reached 95.7 percent of its forecast—on a delay in product shipments, which were pushed forward to April. Tapei-based KGI Securities analyst Vincent Liao told Dow Jones that the results were “in-line with expectations,” citing weak demand for expensive smartphones and the small number of product launches in the first quarter. Liao said he expected sales to pick up from the second quarter.” via

Snake Deluxe 2 is out for Symbian! (FULL SUPPORT Symbian S60 5th Edition)

Sample Windows Mobile Widget

“Snake Deluxe 2 is simply the best ‘classic snake’ game on Symbian! It is based on the classic game we all loved enchased with astonishing graphics and gameplay. The game objective is almost the same. You try to eat fruits by controlling the snake’s route. There are 32 different Rounds to complete, 4 different words and 4 different Bosses to kill.
• How to play:
Below the game’s screen you will see all the meters. (Score, Time etc.) There you will see how many fruits are left for eating. Also keep an eye on the time that remains until you eat the next fruit. You can turn the snake by touching the screen or by the hard keys of your device (If it has any). There are some obstacles in every level, so be careful not to crash on them. There are three modes of play. Easy, Hard and Adventure. With the Adventure mode you can complete the levels, unlock the map and complete the story. With Easy and Hard you can choose one of the unlocked levels to play.
* Uses all the screen resolution for gameplay.
* Amazing cartoon graphics
* 32 Different levels.
* 4 Different worlds.
* 4 Different Bosses.
* Map to explore.
* Adventure mode with a story to finish!
* Open gameplay. You choose where to play.
* Export Hi-Scores to internet
* Speed control” Check this GREAT LOOKING game here:

Next BlackBerry Storm 2 Got WiFi Enabled


“While the BlackBerry Storm is still exclusively available for CDMA network, sources of slashgear is estimating the released of BlackBerry Storm 2 for Verizon Wireless network by September this year. There isn’t much details on the specs improvement or Touch UI changes. The rumor has quite confirmed that the Storm 2 will have a built in WiFi to access internet through wireless hotspot or access point rather than just the wireless 3G connection. Check out slashgear for detail report.” via