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Motorola DROID 2 official – pre-sales start tomorrow

Motorola's much talked-about DROID 2 is out of the woods at last. The company's latest Android handset – which runs version 2.2 – gets a 1GHz processor, Adobe Flash Player 10.1, a 5-megapixel camera with Dual LED Flash, 3G Mobile Hotspot capability that can handle up to five devices, 8GB of onboard memory and an 8GB microSD card, a redesigned slide-out QWERTY keyboard with larger keys, plus a 3.7-inch, 480x854 multi-touch display equipped with Swype texting on top. The phone will hit the Verizon website tomorrow and find its way onto shelves on August 12, but you'll have to wait until September for the R2-D2 version. Read More
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Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 finally makes its way stateside

The Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 that was first released in the UK back in March has finally made its way to the U.S. The company’s flagship Android smartphone will be available on the AT&T network from August 15 and, despite the delay, will still be running the Donut edition of Android, version 1.6 – apparently because Sony Ericsson has been having trouble modding its add ons to suit Android 2.1. Read More
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iPhone FaceTime not just for faces, declares phone sex industry

Steve Jobs has done his level best to keep pornography and adult content out of the iPhone App Store, but if the history of the Internet has shown us one thing, it's that any attempt to place a wall between porn and the raging tide of user erections is the definition of futility – for each one you strike down, another one springs up stronger than the first. So it will come as little surprise that the adult industry has scrambled to take advantage of the new iPhone 4's ability to make face-to-face – or face-to-other-bits videocalls. Read More
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Will the ‘death grip’ play a part when the iPhone 4 hits 17 more countries this Friday?

This Friday, June 30, sees the release of Apple’s iPhone 4 in an additional 17 countries. And the big question being asked is will the recent hoopla about the device’s antenna problems affect the launch, or will Apple’s recent announcement of free bumpers for all new and existing iPhone 4 customers mean it’s the standard frenzy that has gone hand-in-hand with the launch of Apple products in recent times? Read More
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The Fingerist aims to bring some realism to iPhone guitar apps

There are a huge number of apps available for the iPhone and iPod Touch which make the most of the sensitive touchscreen display to mimic the playing of various musical instruments. Useful for learning, rehearsing and for just showing off to your mates, such things all suffer from the same problem - an awkward user experience. The Fingerist from EVENNO could change all that by allowing players to place an Apple smartphone or media player into the cradle of its guitar-shaped body, strap it around their neck, and then blast out some power chords using the built-in speaker. Read More
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