Topic / mobile

Images of Sony Ericsson “Vivaz 2” phone leaked, reviewed

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In the lead up to the CES for mobile phones, the Mobile World Congress, images of a new Sony Ericsson Android-powered phone – dubbed the MT15i, or the “Vivaz 2” – have appeared online after one Russian website managed to score the phone and has done a review. The review, by Mobile-Review.com, has confirmed that the phone will be using Android 2.3 Gingerbread, feature a 1GHz Qualcomm processor (single core, […]

Dell announces new smartphone, dubbed “Venue”

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Well, Dell has had its press conference today and its main focus was mobile. And its new product announcements reflect this – and the first one on the table is its new smartphone, the Venue. And we hope it does better than its other smartphone. The specs, however, look promising. Running on a 1GHz processor and on Android 2.2 (but not 2.3, Dell has had a history of using older […]

Image reveals Sony Ericsson “Hallon” and the Xperix X12/Anzu?

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As we near the end of the year, we also approach the galore of rumours ahead of the International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas next month. This one, coming from the blog titled Blog of Mobile!! (and yes, it does come from Japan), is supposedly a new Sony Ericsson phone that has not been revealed. The phone is codenamed Hallon and features a microUSB and 3.5mm headphone jack at […]

Jobs in email: MobileMe to “get a lot better” in 2011

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Without Find my iPhone – which was recently made free by Apple in order to shore up more users for the tracking software – the MobileMe service seems to be just another cloud file storage/communications provider that you probably wouldn’t waste over $99 for it when you could get it for free at other providers. Well, according to MacRumours, Steve Jobs may have hinted at a possible revamp for MobileMe, […]

Amaysim – launch of a SIM-only mobile network

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A new mobile network carrier has launched today that promises to “relieve customer frustration” in hoping to take on the big carriers with cheaper prices for calls, SMS and data. Called Amaysim, it has only one difference: you only get the SIM. You have to bring your own phones. While it may be difficult to handle for some, for others it is a great point-of-difference as many want to keep […]

TECHGEEK Podcast 15: TERENCE IS GONNNEEEE LETS PARTY!!!

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Yes, that’s right.. Terence is on holidays in Rome! So everyone at TECHGEEK.com.au is partying like crazy. We talk about the new Windows Phone 7, The Android ‘dude’ problem, #newtwitter, the iPhone app that allows you to spy and much much more. Behold, Episode 15 – the first extremely unorganised podcast to come from TECHGEEK.com.au, oh and we have made the clean tag! Programming note: Terence & James are not […]

New MobileMe Calendar Officially Launched

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Apple’s new revamped MobileMe interface first updated the Mail application, now it’s Calendar’s turn. The Calendar was in Public Beta in early July and has now officially exited the beta stage, being rolled out to all MobileMe customers. The announcement unveils several new features for the MobileMe Calendar such as push and syncing improvements for iOS devices, calendar sharing and publishing, brand new interface and event invitations with RSVP’s.

Telstra, Vodafone coup HTC Windows 7 Phones

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Telstra and Vodafone will become the recipients of HTC’s new Windows Phone 7 lineup, lining them up as exclusive phones to kick start their Windows Phone 7 offerings in Australia. The HTC HD7 (pictured above) is Windows Phone 7’s answer to HTC’s own Android-run EVO, and features a large 4.3 screen with a kickstand, similar to the HTC Evo. It has a 1GHz processor, 16GB of storage, a 5 megapixel […]

LG Optimus 7 phone specs leaked after accidental posting

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While the Windows Phone 7 announcement doesn’t happen until 9:30am San Francisco time – just under a few hours – LG has accidentally leaked its Windows Phone 7 phone it will be releasing soon before taking it down – but a Google cache and the images are still uploaded on the server. Keeping it under its Optimus line of phones, the LG Optimus 7 (guess where that comes from) features […]

TECHGEEK Podcast 14: OMG! There’s another body!

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Yes, apparently Google is into shooting photos of dead people as photos of the dead appeared on Google Street View. Ouch. As well, Motorola gets sued by Microsoft, Facebook lets you download everything you ever uploaded or wrote on Facebook, and MySpace brings out a craptastic new logo. As well, we bring out a new TECHGEEK Tips episode hosted by Terence and Chris, and the individual episode gets released on […]

How to Replace MobileMe for Free

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Apple’s online suite, while expensive, does look pretty. But can you get most of the job it does for free? You bet. Here are some free alternatives to MobileMe applications. Oh, and excuse my l33t Photoshop skills.