Friday´s News Bits

Friday´s News Bits
  • Google Search for mobile gets a facelift. The mobile version of the most popular online search engine now features a streamlined design that is better suited for cell phones equipped with touch-sensitive screens. The improvements include larger search pane and button. (source: Google)

  • Motorola plans to sell the BACKFLIP in Italy. The manufacturer has officially announced that Italian customers will be able to buy the Android-based handset with unique design not later than the end of Q1, 2010. (via: Unwired View)

  • Cell phone users prefer virtual and hardware QWERTY keyboards to standard, alphanumeric layouts. The news comes from a recent study carried out by NPD. The company has also concluded that the reason behind the non-surprising fact is none other but the ultra popular text messaging. (via: TechShout)

  • Oranges can charge cell phones. Aside from the pretty conventional solar panels, it now seems that oranges can also be used as alternative power source. However, how many do you need to get your iPhone up and running? Find the answer in the short video below. (via: Geek)


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