Monday's News Bits

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Monday's News Bits

  • An aggressive anti-iPhone ad by Sprint has been spotted. It looks like the bets are off and it is now all or nothing for Sprint. The ad basically addresses things like the lack of multitasking on the iPhone, as well as Sprint’s more affordable plan for the Pre.
source: preThinking

  • The Motorola Karma is now available from AT&T. This fluffy QWERTY slider can be purchased at a price of $79.99 with a two-year service agreement and after a $50 mail-in rebate. The landscape-oriented display measures 2.5 inches, while the camera has a 2-megapixel sensor.
source: AT&T

  • U.S. Cellular is now offering the BlackBerry Pearl Flip 8230. If you are keen on sweet business-oriented smartphones, then you should at least take a look at the Pearl Flip. It is available for $149.95 with a two-year service agreement. You can also qualify for a $70 mail-in rebate, if you meet certain conditions when choosing your plan.
source: U.S. Cellular

  • The first pimped up Palm Pre has been showed to the world. PreThinking has showcased a Palm Pre, the back side of which has gone through some laser engraving treatment. The final result reminds us a bit of those vinyl-covered sports cars. Hey, we wonder if they are going to change the engine of that Pre?!
source: PreThinking

  • A new version of Nimbuzz for Windows Mobile has been released. Nimbuzz is a multi-network instant messaging client; the new update brings location sharing, so that your buddies know where you are (kind of spooky, if you ask us), SkypeOut, to make cheap Skype calls using SkypeOut credits, SIP calling (VoIP) and a dial-pad.
source: Nimbuzz via IntoMobile



1. Rager099

Posts: 29; Member since: Apr 06, 2009

I guess sprints going with plan C (anything goes)... lol

2. trentsinmypants

Posts: 324; Member since: Jan 29, 2009

haha....i agree. Have you seen the new pictures of the Pre phones that have been splitting apart? All i gotta say to those who bought a Pre "Shoulda bought an iPhone!" :P

3. behold--me

Posts: 679; Member since: Jun 22, 2009

every service is more affordable than the iphone and finally some more competition!!!Moto Karma......"this fluffy QWERTY slider" ok uh fluffy!?!?!?!? yet another network to get the pearl flip if lazer engraving works for ipods hell why not try it on phones?!?!?

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