Monday's News Bits
This article contains unofficial information.
- RIM BlackBerry Curve 8520 will be offered by Vodafone in Europe, judging by an ad in the carrier’s catalogue. It focuses on the device’s business capabilities and affordable price. You can read our review here, while waiting for the phone to come out. (source: CrackBerry)
- BlackBerry App World will be available in 11 more countries, starting July 31. The list includes France, Italy, Germany, Spain, Austria, Luxemburg, Ireland, Belgium, Portugal and Holland. In addition, there’s a new portal, where developers can offer their own apps – check it out here! (source: Pocket Picks)
- Two new programs for installing homebrew webOS apps were released. The first one is called WebOS Quick Install and can be downloaded from here. It allows you to install via drag and drop. The second one is fileCoaster, which can be used for downloading images and music as well. You can find it here. (source: PreCentral)
- The much-anticipated watchphone, LG GD910, will come bundled with a Bluetooth headset? A futuristic headset, to be more specific. It reminds us of the HBM-900, which we saw at CTIA 2009. A similar accessory is needed when using a watchphone, in case you do not wish to talk to your wrist. (source: Flickr)
- 10 billiard pages per month are being viewed by Opera Mini users. In June, the popular browser has been used by 26 million users, which is a 143% increase compared to last year’s June. The usage has been most intensive in Russia, Indonesia, India and China. More interesting statistics can be found through the link. (source: Opera)