Monday´s News Bits
This article contains unofficial information.
- The Saygus VPhone V1 – a DROID counterfeit or the new Android handset for Verizon? A rumor floating about on the Internet has it the third Android handset to roll out through Verizon will not be made by any of the leading manufacturers, so it´s possible the mysterious device is none other but the Saygus VPhone V1 that has justed passed FCC testing and suports EV-DO Rev.A. (source: SlashGear)
- General Mobile is preparing its second Android handset. Their first Android cell phone has become famous as the first dual-SIM droid on the market. Its successor will be running Android 2.0 and sport 5-megaixel camera, 3.2-inch display, GPS and Wi-Fi. We still do not have information on whether or not it´s dual-SIM capable. (source: General Mobile via AndroidandMe)
- You can win free voice navigation license if you upgrade from Ovi Maps 2.0 to version 3.0. 100,000 lucky guys will win a free voice navigation license valid for walkers. Unfortunately, it seems the offer is good for German residents only. (via GSMArena)
- Chinese handset pays tribute to Michael Jackson. The King of Pop is still revered by his fans in many ways, although we believe this is neither the most proper, nor tehe one that will gain popularity among fans. (source: TechDigest)
- Israel is developing an early missile warning system based on SMS alerts. It will notify residents of imminent air strikes and the early warning prompt will include text messages, vibration, beeps, flashing lights etc. The automated system will be deployed in two years. (source: textually)