Archives for October 2010

Amazon Kindle for Windows Phone 7 Announced

Amazon has announced that Kindle for Windows Phone 7 will be launching soon. Not much, if anything at all, is different to other versions on other platforms. Release dates have not been provided yet other than the announcement says it will arrive sometime this year.

Just like other devices that run Kindle, you’ll be able to buy books from a library of over 750,000 eBooks as well as use the Whispersync technology to keep all Kindle devices you own up todate with where you are currently reading. [Read more…]

HTC HD7 microSD Replacement Possible

When Microsoft [MSFT] announced Windows Phone 7, we heard at the time that the storage memory would be located inside the device and would not be replaceable. This has turned out to be true in some cases, but some devices like the HTC HD7 use a microSD card internally. This prompted the:unwired to test and see if the HTC HD7 would accept a different memory card.

What the team did was take out the original Class 2 8GB microSD card and replace it with a class 6 microSD card of the same capacity. After a bit of trouble and a few hard resets, the new and faster memory card actually worked as it should and still does without any problems. [Read more…]

HTC HD7 Release Date – November 8 in US

The HTC HD7 release date in the US on T-Mobile will be November 8. When the phone launches it will have a price tag of $199.99 although if you get it from AmazonWireless you’ll get it $30 cheaper for $169.99.

It isn’t known at the moment who will ship the HTC HD7 the quickest, so although you might save $30 at AmazonWireless, you might end up waiting a day or two longer. For some, they would rather pay the extra to get it quicker. [Read more…]

US Release Date for Mario All Stars

We published an earlier post detailing the release date and pricing for the retro plumber-platformer for Japan and  Europe.

Now though, US gamers will no longer have to wait to get their hands Super Mario All Stars as the 25th Anniversary edition now has an official North American release date for December 12th. [Read more…]

Back To The Future Game To Be Released In Time For Christmas

Back To The Future: The Game is (for the time being) marked for a Christmas release date as Telltale Games are now taking pre-orders.

There have been a lot of major birthdays this year including Super Mario Bros. and the PlayStation 2. Now this year it’s Back To The Future’s 25th anniversary since it’s first release way back in 1985 starring Michael J. Fox and Christopher Lloyd. [Read more…]

10th Birthday For The PS2

October 26th 2000 was the day that Sony’s PlayStation 2 hit the shelves in stores all over North America. It reached record sales of over 146 million units since then.

It sported a DVD player and cutting-edge technology to bring gamers the latest in gaming graphics that the world had ever seen. All this was for a paltry sum of $300. [Read more…]

Samsung Galaxy Tab Headed to US Cellular

US Cellular has confirmed that it will also be selling the Samsung Galaxy Tab along with the other networks in the US – T-Mobile, Verizon, Sprint and AT&T.

The Galaxy Tab its self will be the same os other models in regards to technical specs although it will be made compatible with the US Cellular network. [Read more…]

Verizon iPad WiFi Version Goes on Sale

Verizon [VZ] today has started selling the iPad. The company is selling the wireless versions of the iPad in the 16GB, 32GB and 64GB capacities and is also selling a MiFi mobile hotspot along with it to allow you to access the internet whilst on the move.

In regards to pricing, the 16GB iPad with the MiFi included starts at $630. Moving on to the 32GB and 64GB models, they are priced at $730 and $830 respectively. [Read more…]

HP Unveil New HP Palm Logo

HP has quietly rolled out a new HP Palm logo showing the two brand names together.

The logo was first spotted on a Facebook page that HP has set up. The logo represents the purchase of Palm several months ago. [Read more…]

FireFox 4 Release Date Delayed Till 2011

Mozilla has delayed the release date of Firefox 4 due to some technical glitches that are causing it to be a little buggy.

“Completing this work (on Firefox 4) is taking longer than initial estimates indicated as we track down regressions and sources of instability. As part of our commitment to beta users, we will not ship software before it is ready,” [Read more…]

100MB Broadband from Virgin Announced

Virgin Broadband is now offering 100MB broadband here in the UK.

Although you cannot get it just yet, pre-registrations have started for the service.

“The launch of our 100Mb service is a significant milestone in the UK’s broadband evolution and a vivid illustration of the power of our next generation network. From establishing the UK’s first ever broadband service in 2000 to the launch of 100Mb in 2010, in the space of just ten years, Virgin Media has led the greatest developments in digital Britain”.

[Read more…]

White iPhone 4 Possibly Canceled

Yesterday, we heard that the White iPhone 4 from Apple [AAPL] was to be further delayed, perhaps till the spring of 2011.

Rumours are now starting about the white iPhone 4 being completely canceled. Although just a rumour, it does make sense as Apple keeps delaying the phone and if it isn’t scheduled till the spring of 2011, it makes sense to just not bother and go ahead and create a white iPhone 5. [Read more…]