Thursday's News Bits

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Thursday's News Bits

  • Samsung Elite S5600 Preston and Elite C3050 are the manufacturer’s new offers for the ladies. These special editions have been made in partnership with Elite Model, but the handsets aren´t any different from the original models, except for the white color they come in and the surprises in the package. The Elite C3050 is already available for purchase on the Dutch market, bundled with a Charming by Ti Sento phone strap, while the Elite S5600 Preston is coming out soon, packed with a bracelet by the same manufacturer. Prices are still unavailable.
source: Mobiwoo

  • The Nibiru is probably the most original concept phone to date! Its designer, Andy Kurovets, has taken care to include important details in his vision of a Nokia phone, such as a touch-sensitive screen, optical zoom camera, touch pad, MP3 player and so on. Take a look at this magnificent futuristic concept and don’t forget to share your thoughts in the comments! Still, we wonder if cell phones should look like space ships…
via: GSMDome



  • Mac users will now be able to sync their Palm Pre’s, thanks to version 1.0 of the Missing Sync app. Almost every kind of content can be synchronized, including contacts, calendars, music, ringtones, photos, etc. In addition, software versions for Windows Vista and Windows XP are also in the works.
source: PalmInfocenter

  • Orange UK is to launch the Toshiba TG01 at the weekend. It seems the phone will be available exclusively through the carrier in the UK and users will be able to take it for free on a two-year plan coming out at about $63.50 (£39.15) per month. You can see more about the hot 1GHz Snapdragon-powered smartphone in the video through the link below.
source: Pocket-lint


  • And here is yet another phone concept – the Google-G0, created by Tryi Yeh. While it seems to lag behind the Nibiru in terms of design, this particular idea of an Android-powered phone is worth a look... Okay, now let’s get back to that Nibiru thing.
source: DVICE

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7 Comments

1. legionsreturn unregistered

The nibiru looks like something out of a hardware designers nightmares...............

7. behold--me

Posts: 679; Member since: Jun 22, 2009

true, but it is an original design

2. artz1986

Posts: 453; Member since: Mar 11, 2009

The Nibiru doesn't even look appealing. There's a bunch of unecessary hardware designs...why have those nasty humps for screen protection when they do have simple film that would probably protect the screen better. It is still possible to create a kickass design, while still keeping the simple form factor, w/o crazy sharp angles and that weird touch pad; look at LG....

3. bigfanboyred

Posts: 141; Member since: Jan 17, 2009

the nibiru is a great idea. but the screen protector makes the thing un-pocketable and maybe uncomfortable to handle

4. legionsreturn unregistered

Two things bother me about it, why would you need a second touch pad when the screen is already touch? What exactly is the point of having the camera slide up when there is nothing inhibiting it in its slid down position? The side mp3 player screen screams unnessecary.

5. tanders04

Posts: 71; Member since: Feb 12, 2009

I love the Go concept phone. Seems like its possible where as that nibru is just silly.

6. behold--me

Posts: 679; Member since: Jun 22, 2009

stab someone with the sides of the nibiru whatever thingy. the google -go phone or whatever looks like an amazing, all in one, expensive brick

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