Thursday's News Bits

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Thursday's News Bits

  • The Touch Pro2 Mocha version is now available at wirefly.com at a price of $199.99 with a brand new T-Mobile account. The contract-free price is $599. Anyone in for some cheaper WM experience? (source: wirefly.com via FuzeMobility)


  • Verizon Wireless is now offering “healthy applications” that should help you stay in good physical condition. If you think the time has come to start counting the calories you eat, then you should look for Bones in Motion, Diet Fitness Diary, The Pill House, Healthy Body by AMA and Howcast. Keep in mind that data usage and messaging fees may apply. (source: VerizonWireless)


  • The Palm Pre theme for Android is now gone, the Palm webOS Blog informs. According to the source, Palm has requested that the theme is taken down and removed from everywhere. Sorry, sorry, Android users… (source: PalmwebOSBlog)


  • Texting is said to make kids more impulsive and dumber. The idea born out by Professor Michael Abramson of Monash University, Melbourne, Australia is that kids who are using phones the most respond faster, but with less accuracy. So, stay away from that T9 that does all the work for you! (via: TheRegister)


FCC OKs Cingular\'s purchase of AT&T Wireless