Thursday's News Bits

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Thursday's News Bits

  • The Palm Pre is now available online from Sprint. The price is $199 with a two-year contract and after $100 mail-in rebate. So, if there is anyone willing to try out the webOS goodness, the place to go is here. (via: Engadget)

  • Photos and videos can now be uploaded to Facebook via e-mail. After you have created your personal upload e-mail, you can upload as many files as you want by sending a single e-mail. The subject of the e-mail will be used as a caption for the images. (source: Facebook)

  • US Airways is to offer in-flight Wi-Fi, starting early 2010. Seriously, what could be cooler than surfing the web while flying the skies? Be sure to install a nice browser before taking off though. (source: Gizmodo)

  • The MetroPCS-branded Samsung R560 has been spotted on the manufacturer’s site. So far, that side-sliding messaging-centric phone has been for sale in Canada as the R560 Vice, but now it seems U.S. customers will also have a chance to check it out. Additional features include a 2MP camera and Bluetooth. (source: PhoneScoop)


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